Delivering Digital Resiliency
in a Changed World

Two-Day Virtual Event

March 9 and March 16, 2021

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Join IDC for our 56th annual Directions conference focused on delivering digital resiliency in a changed world.

The 2021 Live Virtual Event will be held over two dates – March 9th and March 16th from 11:30am – 4:30pm ET. Hear from eight main stage presenters, two closing keynote presentations, choose from 27 breakout sessions, visit the virtual expo area and much more.

Event Proceedings

The proceedings include eight impactful mainstage sessions and 27 individual track sessions from our "Future of" (FoX) practice areas.

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IDC Mainstage Speakers

Meet this year's IDC mainstage speakers who will set the stage by sharing insight on how organizations can be digitally resilient in this changed world.

Digital Resiliency: DX Spending and the Need to Drive Adaptability and Automation

Crawford Del Prete

President, IDC

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Adapting to the New Competitive Forces in a Post Pandemic World

Meredith Whalen

Chief Research Officer, IDC

The Future of Work is Hybrid – Now what's the question?

Amy Loomis, Ph.D.

Research Director, Future of Work

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#PervasiveIntegrity: Maturing Security into Resiliency

Frank Dickson

Program Vice President, Cybersecurity Products

Creating an Autonomous Enterprise: The Keys to Delivering Self-Regulating Business & IT Systems

Rick Villars

Group Vice President Worldwide Research

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Why the C-Suite Must be the Digital Dream Team in the Future Enterprise

Philip Carter

Group Vice President, European Chief Analyst

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Exploring the Value of a Cloud Centric and Autonomous Digital Infrastructure

Matthew Eastwood

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Infrastructure, Cloud, Developers and Alliances

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Enterprise Applications: Relevance Requires New Innovation

Mickey North Rizza

Program Vice President, Enterprise Applications and Digital Commerce

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