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How to Raise Employee Engagement With Stability, Trust and Innovation
From remote and hybrid work to quiet quitting and recession fears, the state of employee engagement has been in flux since the pandemic began. Now, HR and team leaders need a new approach to make employees feel connected to their organizations.
In this keynote, originally delivered at Gartner ReimagineHR Conference, GVP Ania Krasniewska Shahidi, and Brent Cassell, VP, Advisory, demonstrate how and why stability, trust and innovation are the cornerstones of a new HR strategy. With 82% of HR leaders facing pressure to scale back or reverse the progress they have made over the past few years, this new framework can help put the focus on what employees and enterprises need to enter their next phase of growth.
Watch Now: Staying Bold: How HR Can Unlock Human Performance in Any Context
Explore the Conference: Gartner Reimagine HR Conference 2024
Digital, Data and AI Are Finally Coming to Corporate Strategy Activities
While many aspects of enterprises have undergone digital transformation in recent years, corporate strategy remains painstakingly analog. In this episode, we delve into the ways strategy leaders can use digital to inform and execute their planning processes.
David Akers, a research director in Gartner’s strategy research group, explains how executives can incorporate digital elements, such as big data, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence, into corporate strategy formulation, strategic planning and strategy execution to generate proprietary insights, improve decision making and effectively prioritize the organization’s time and resources.
Download Now: Your Essential Guide to Strategic Planning
Listen Now: Adapt Your Business Strategy in the Face of Disruption
Inside the Gartner Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2024
As customer expectations and business models evolve alongside AI, the 2024 Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends will help you cut through the noise and focus on what can meaningfully impact your business over the next few years.
Each trend relates to one or more key themes for business: protecting and preserving past and future investments, building the right solutions for the right stakeholders at the right time, and delivering value both internally and externally.
In this keynote, originally delivered at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™, Global Chief of Research and Distinguished VP Analyst Chris Howard reveals the trends, why they were selected and how business leaders can act upon them going forward.
Download Now: Your Detailed Guide to the 2024 Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends
Explore the 2024 Conference: Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™
Why All Executives Should Focus on Sustainable Technology to Drive Growth
In a recent Gartner survey, 64% of CEOs said they view environmental sustainability as a growth opportunity. Coupled with the inclusion of sustainable technology on Gartner’s list of Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2024, it’s clear executives are ready to embrace sustainability throughout the organization.
In this episode, Kristin Moyer, Distinguished VP Analyst in our executive leadership of digital business practice, discusses how executives can, together, unleash the potential of sustainable technology into what she calls “one of the larger growth opportunities of our time.”
Download Now: Gartner’s Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2024
Learn More: Sustainable Business Resource Center
What Your CEO and CFO Are Thinking — and Why It Matters
Each year, Gartner surveys CEOs, CFOs and other members of the C-suite on their most pressing priorities. We ask, what is causing short-term reactivity? Where is there alignment or disagreement? What trends will drive business for the remainder of this decade?
In this episode, Marko Horvat, Vice President of Research in Gartner’s finance practice, discusses what matters most to CEOs today, how their priorities compare to those of the CFO, the greatest challenges in aligning priorities and what CFOs’ ultimate goals are.
Read: What Matters to CEOs and CFOs Right Now
Learn More: What Makes a Great CFO?
Download Now: Benchmark Your Priorities Against 400 Other Executives
The AI Hype Cycle 2023: Cloud AI Services Approach the Plateau of Productivity
After a journey along the 2023 Gartner Hype Cycle™ for Artificial Intelligence, we’ve reached the final two stages: the Slope of Enlightenment and the Plateau of Productivity. Here, technologies have moved past the initial hype, and organizations are effectively putting them to use.
In this episode, Senior Director Analyst Jim Scheibmeir discusses cloud AI services, many of which are low-code, and their potential to transform industries from manufacturing to finance. Then, Afraz Jaffri, a Director Analyst who focuses on data and analytics and AI and the editor of this year’s AI Hype Cycle, speaks to Gartner’s expectations for the future of AI technologies.
Watch Now: Gartner Hype Cycles, Explained
Read: What’s New in Artificial Intelligence From the 2023 Gartner Hype Cycle
Learn More: Gartner Hype Cycle Research Methodology