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Transformation Everywhere: Battles for Leadership in the 3rd Platform Era
For years, IDC has examined and forecast the IT industry's massive and disruptive shift to its 3rd Platform - a platform of innovation and growth built on the four technology pillars of cloud, mobile ...
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Directions2014 Agenda Highlights

4 IDC keynotes
24 Track breakout sessions
6 Breakfast and lunch sessions
30+ Analyst-hosted lunch tables
60+ Analysts available for 1-1s
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Directions2014 Featured Keynote

Bob Metcalfe
Inventor of Ethernet, founder of 3Com, and Professor of Innovation at The University of Texas at Austin

Directions2014 Analysts for 1-to-1 Meetings

These IDC and Insights analysts will be available for private one-to-one meetings to answer questions and offer strategic advice. Sign-up is onsite (first come, first served) at the Analyst Connection Kiosk.

Directions2014 Lunch Roundtables

A wide selection of lunch tables will feature IDC and/or Insights analysts hosting topic-driven discussions while promoting small-group interaction on a variety of topics. Seating for the Lunch Roundtables is available on a first-come, first-served basis when you arrive in the lunch area. See the agenda for a list of table topics.

Directions2014 Drop-in Pavilions

Join analysts, product specialists, and peers to discuss business practices and experience demos that will help you realize future growth potential. Pavilions are open throughout the day for walk-up service and discussions.
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IDC Custom Solutions Pavilion IDC Custom Solutions Pavilion
Join us at the IDC Custom Solutions Pavilion and meet with IDC experts that can assist you in your market positioning and at every stage of your business lifecycle. Learn how IDC Custom Solutions develop and deliver programs designed around your specific business goals using a foundation of research and insights across technologies, geographies, and industries as well as expertise across practice areas that span strategy, sales and marketing, and business measurement and management.
IDC Tracker Pavilion IDC Tracker Pavilion
Stop by the IDC Tracker Pavilion where our team of experts can introduce you to IDC's new Tracker products and new tools to utilize IDC Tracker data. IDC's Trackers provide accurate and timely market size, vendor share and forecasts for hundreds of technology markets around the globe. Using proprietary tools and research processes, IDC's Trackers are updated on a semiannual, quarterly and monthly basis. Trackers are provided to clients in our on-line web query tool as well as through user friendly Excel deliverables. IDC's new on-line Tracker Query Tool will be previewed in the Tracker Pavilion.

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March 11
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Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway,
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Directions2014 Accommodations

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway,
Santa Clara, California 95054
Tel.: (888)421-1442 or (402)592-6464


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Special conference room rate: USD $219
Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2014, based on availability.
Note: Room block may fill prior to deadline, based on demand. Make your reservation online or by calling hotel at numbers above.
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March 19
Boston, MA
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John B. Hynes Convention Center Floor Plan

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Directions2014 Venue

John B. Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street,
Boston, Massachusetts


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Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street,
Boston, Massachusetts 02199
Tel.: (617)236-2000


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Update: The Sheraton Boston room block has reached capacity. Rooms may still be available at standard rates.
Special conference room rate: USD $219
Deadline: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, based on availability.
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Admission to Directions 2014 in Santa Clara or Boston is $895
Special Early Pricing: Register by February 6, 2014, and pay only $495 - a $400 savings!

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