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ISG to Host 2018 Digital Business Summit Series

By CIOReview | Thursday, May 31, 2018

STAMFORD, Conn., ― Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, is hosting its eighth annual Digital Business Summit series with events in the United States and Europe this June.

Digital Business Summit events will be held June 11-12 in Dallas at the Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center and June 20-21in Berlin at the Berlin Marriott.

The Digital Business Summit is ISG’s premier annual strategic event series tailored for C-level executives. It brings together experienced senior digital business strategists and technology leaders to explore the digital future of business in an interactive conference experience that combines thought-provoking sessions led by ISG and industry experts with smaller “Spark” discussions and hands-on technology demonstrations.

“The impact of digital has transcended all industries and global economies. It has challenged CEOs, CIOs and business executives to embrace new technologies that enhance customer experience and engagement, optimize business processes, and support future growth,” said Esteban Herrera, partner and global leader of ISG Research and Events. 

Herrera said the ISG Digital Business Summit events “take a practical approach to helping C-level executives understand how they can emerge as leaders and drive the digital future of business within their organizations.”

The ISG Digital Business Summit series has been enhanced this year with an immersive on-site experience designed to foster learning and keep ideas and innovation flowing over the entire two days. The events feature hands-on innovation labs with interactive technology demonstrations in open theater environments; “Spark” sessions that allow participants to have an open exchange of ideas in a collaborative setting; fireside chats with high-level executives, and deep-dive sessions exploring specific topics.

Each Digital Business Summit event will explore the latest trends, technologies and impacts of artificial intelligence, big data and the Internet of things (IoT), blockchain and the future of work. Participants will include senior IT leaders (CIOs and CTOs), senior business strategists and operating executives, along with senior marketing, finance and risk management leaders.

The Digital Business Summit in Dallas also will host the first-ever 2018 ISG Paragon Awards™ Americas, which recognize innovative approaches that help enterprises leverage technology to make a real and lasting impact on their businesses. The awards will be presented during a gala dinner on June 11.

The Dallas event also will feature the inaugural Women in Digital Forum, hosted by ISG Partner Lois Coatney, that will enable participants to exchange ideas on diversity in the workplace, how to advance within an organization and address other business concerns.

More details can be found on the respective websites for each event: the Dallas Digital Business Summit here and the Berlin Digital Business Summit here.