Call for papers – Digital Day 2019: From Projects to Products, May 13th, Prague

Veronika Vápenková
Submit a short 15-minute (TED-style) session proposal by March 29th 2019

Product centric delivery model will reach 79 % depth of adoption in 2022, up from 40 % in 2018 according to Gartner research data. To keep up with digital business and transformation demands, and with competition, growing number of businesses and their IT organizations is going through fundamental shift: organizing IT delivery by product or service lines, rather than traditional centralized or business unit model.

 Join Gartner Distinguished VP Analyst Matthew Hotle on 2019 Digital Day in Prague, and present to other Czech and Slovak CIOs, CFOs, business and IT leaders your own experience, plans or achievements of product centric approach and/or aspects of its implementation, such as agile delivery methods. (Detailed evet agenda is available online.)

We are kindly inviting CIOs and other business / IT leaders to submit short session (15 minutes) proposals well aligned with event agenda. For example:

  • IT services delivery for product centric approach
  • Agile approach/methods and related IT organizational changes and team structures
  • Outcome-based measurement of IT, new approaches to IT financing and budgeting
  • Projecting customer centric / CX approach into IT

Please send us your session proposal by March 29th. Schedule will be as follows:

  • Session proposal/annotation due: 29th March 2019
  • Acceptance notification: 3rd April 2019
  • Author registration: 5th April 2019
  • Slides due: 6th May 2019
  • Conference date: 13th May 2019, 8.30 AM – 2 PM

Formatting guidelines

Session annotation should include information about presenter (Name, work position, company, contact details email and phone), nature of presented experience (i.e. pilot or POC, ongoing transition/transformation, case study) and short description in 2-3 sentences.

Session slides should provide at least general summary of the presented facts, format pptx (or PDF), no minimum or maximum is set, please respect the 15-minute limit. All presenters will be also invited to join a 30-minute discussion panel concluding the event.

Review process

Review and selection will be carried out by event team at KPC Group. Topic relevancy and diversity (including industry) will be key criteria.

Please send your session proposal / annotation to:

Lukáš Erben,