13 May 2019
KINGS COURT, U Obecniho domu 3, Prague 1
CIOs, IT Directors, COOs, CTOs, CDOs, IT Application Directors and Managers
The event will be held in English.


8:30 - 8:55
Coffee and registration
08:55 - 9:00
Welcome by KPC-Group
09:00 - 10:00
Leading CIO Visions for Transforming Into a Product-Centric Organization

Matthew Hotle, Gartner Distinguished VP Analyst

What does product-centricity mean? There are early successes in using a product-centric approach to meet the demands of digital business. This session will show how leading CIOs are using product-centric approaches to create adaptive, high-performing delivery teams. Examples from leading companies will help CIOs understand the benefits of product-centric approaches to governance, funding, leadership style, culture and organizational models, namely:

  • Responsive IT operating model
  • Increase in business domain expertise

Outcome-based mindset and better scaling

10:00 - 10:20
Coffee break
10:20 – 11:20
Reimagining the Application Organization in a Product-Oriented World

Matthew Hotle, Gartner Distinguished VP Analyst

CIOs and Applications Leaders are facing an extended moment of change that will change literally everything they do. That ‘moment’ is being driven by digital business needs and can be months or even years in duration. During that moment, everything will change! We will discuss the fundamental changes that will occur and what CIOs and Application Leaders can do to be successful.

11:20 – 11:40
Coffee break
11:40 – 12:55
Customer sessions & panel

Local perspective on product-centric organization

2-3 user cases from CZ/SK

12:55 – 13:00
13:00 – 14:00
Buffet Lunch and Networking
13:30 - 17:00
Analyst One-on-One Meetings (on the basic of first reserved, first served)


Matthew Hotle

Matthew Hotle is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner Research, where he is responsible for leading research in application strategy and governance. In addition, Mr. Hotle’s personal core areas of research cover application strategy and governance, including portfolio management, pace-layered delivery strategies, organizational design and change, methodologies and agile development, project management, project prioritization, quality assurance and testing, and software metrics.

Mr. Hotle has held a variety of management and analyst roles at Gartner. He also started and led Gartner’s Year 2000 Strategies research team and served as a sector chief of research for the infrastructure, architecture and development groups. Mr. Hotle has a broad base of knowledge in application development process, application project management and application development. His experience includes technical and business management, project leadership and management, software engineering, quality assurance, testing and training.

Top 5 Issues I Help Clients Address 

  • Application organization design
  • Organizational change management
  • Metrics and process improvement
  • Application portfolio management and pace layers
  • Agile development
Local Speakers

We are currently discussing local speakers and their topics and will update this information soon on this website.

Would you like to join Gartner Distinguished VP Analyst Matthew Hotle on 2019 Digital Day in Prague, and present your own experience? Please e-mail lerben@gartner.cz. For more information click here.



  • Gartner seat holders and special invitations: complimentary registration
  • Standard price: 18 000 CZK (excl. VAT)
  • Early bird: discount 10% until 12th April 2019.
  • Complimentary Registrations: 1 for every 2 paid registrations

If you would like to register, please e-mail vvapenkova@gartner.cz or click on the button below and fill out the registration form. You will receive an email confirmation once we process your registration.

We are also offering an exclusive opportunity to speak directly with the analyst during a private 30 minute consultation to explore solutions to your personal IT issues and challenges. Please contact us for more information.


Registration Fee

Complimentary registration (Gartner seat holders, special invitations)Standard price 18 000 CZK excl. VAT (until 12th April 2019 Early Bird Price – discount 10%)Group Discount (1 complimentary registration for every 2 paid registrations)


Paying by Invoice



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Cancellation Policy

Registrations must be cancelled in writing up to 5 business days prior the event. Cancellations made after that date, or non-attendance, will not be refunded.



KINGS COURT, U Obecního domu 3, Prague 1

Parking: Palladium/Prague Marriott Hotel.