Gartner Symposium 2010 roundup

Computerworld Australia brings you a news wrap from the Gartner Symposium 2010

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo kicks off today at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre in Darling Harbour, and will be held until 18 November. The annual three-day event aims to deliver CIOs and IT executives with the insights and tools needed to create and execute innovative business strategies, while there is a strong focus on cost cutting and risk management.

Computerworld Australia brings you a news wrap from the Gartner Symposium 2010.

Gartner Symposium in pictures
A slideshow of the Gartner Symposium 2010.

CIOs must revaluate use of outsourcing: Gartner
CIOs must be 'broker of technology' and align IT with business strategy.

Gartner Symposium 2010: SMEs warned not to underestimate planning when implementing ECM
Gartner analyst highlights where SMEs go wrong when implementing enterprise content management technologies.

Gartner Symposium 2010: CIOs continue to face uncertain economic conditions
CIOs must move from quick wins to being the master of their balance sheets and major business operations, Gartner’s head of global research has claimed.

Gartner Symposium 2010: Technology continues to affect multiple business functions
CIOs are being faced with 'a multi-speed world' and must marry IT with the business.

Gartner Symposium 2010: Enterprise IT spending expected to hit $US49.6 billion
Healthcare, utilities and the government sector are predicted to lead enterprise IT spending growth in Australia.

Business performance will dictate IT salaries in 2011: Gartner
IT leaders can increasingly expect to have their pay tied to the financial performance of their organisation, according to Gartner.

Australia Post CIO talks enterprise IT transformation
Australia Post CIO, Wayne Saunders, and Leaseplan CEO, Spiro Haralambopoulous, discuss changing IT and business processess.

CIOs, CSOs must understand business functions when implementing security policy: Gartner
Understanding the business risk posed due to security threats is crucial for IT managers and security officers, two analysts have claimed.

Australia missing the Gov 2.0 boat: Gartner
‘Still waiting’ for gov 2.0 taskforce recommendations to be turned into reality.

Fabric computing adoption, the next big thing: Gartner
One analyst advises IT managers to start looking at fabric computing now.

IT leaders, CIOs must develop business case, ROI around social media usage: Gartner
Twitter, forums key to honest customer feedback.

IT leaders must develop new device management strategies
Gartner claims the days of controlling which devices are used among enterprise are long gone.

Unified communications can't keep up with Twitter: Gartner
Unified communications 'unachievable' due to the consumerisation of IT, the analyst firm argues.

Lonely Planet keys mobile competition for online success
Director of emerging platforms and innovation given room to grow, experiment.

Stay tuned for more updates.

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