#FollowFriday: Why #GartnerSym was the CIO hashtag of the week

There are all kinds of vendor events, but Gartner Inc.’s annual Symposium/ITExpo has absolutely become one of the most essential conferences for chief information officers around the world. You can read coverage on our sister site ITBusiness.ca from Jim Love about this week’s session in Orlando, but here’s a selection of some of the best tweets from #GartnerSym I saw:

A great story captured by the research firm’s own bloggers:

Proof of how far the event proceedings spread on social media:

Of course, consulting firms used the conference as a way to plug their own ideas, but some, like these, were well worth a look:

Great video coverage of a fascinating guy:

Nice insight.

This was good too:

The obligatory infographic:


And finally, what many #GartnerSym attendees are probably feeling right about now.

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