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Multiplied Innovation: Scaling a Technology Revolution

Join IDC for our 54th annual Directions conference focused on success in the scaled-up digital economy.

Explore growth opportunities specific to your business as you choose from over 50 analyst-led presentations and small-group lunch roundtables. Sit with an IDC analyst for your own 30-minute private session and probe the essential aspects of your strategy, your challenges, and your success. 

Keynote Speakers

See who's speaking, hosting a Lunch Roundtable, and/or sitting with attendees for private Analyst 1-to-1 Meetings.

Frank Gens

Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst

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Dan Vesset

Group Vice President, Analytics and Information Management

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Rick Villars

Research Vice President, Datacenter & Cloud

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Meredith Whalen

Senior Vice President, IT Executive, Software, Services and Industry Research

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Directions Highlights

  • Full day annual event
  • IDC Keynotes
  • Dynamic featured keynote
  • Track breakout sessions
  • Breakfast and lunch sessions
  • Analyst-hosted lunch tables
  • Analysts available for 1-to-1s

Meet 1-to-1 with IDC analysts!

Sit down with the people who provide you with valuable insight and analyses throughout the year. While onsite, you can schedule a 1-to-1 meeting with an IDC analyst to gain strategic advice on the issues most important to you.

Highlights of Directions 2018

For a taste of what’s to come at Directions 2019, enjoy these IDC keynote presentations from Directions 2018.

The 3rd Platform's Second Chapter

Frank Gens

Senior VP and Chief Analyst, IDC

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Developers in the Driver's Seat

Al Gillen

Group VP, Software Development and Open Source, IDC

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Blockchain, Security and the Future of Digital Trust

Bill Fearnley

Research Director, Worldwide Blockchain Strategies, IDC

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When Computing Becomes Human

Michelle Bailey

Group VP, GM, and IDC Research Fellow, Datacenter and Cloud, IDC

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Optimize your relevance and thrive in the increasingly digitized global economy

Explore how at Directions 2019

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