Oldřich Příklenk is the CEO of KPC-Group, the Gartner representative in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Romania. He graduated from the University of Economics, Prague, specialising in international trade and informatics. In 1997, he founded Artex informační systémy, a company focusing on the development and implementation of information systems. In 2001, he co-founded KPC-Group. Starting as business director, in 2003 he was made the country director for Slovakia, and since 2007 he has been the Director and also the full owner of the company. He has more than 14 years of experience in IT, 10 years of which are with Gartner. Mr. Příklenk has vast experience with the development and implementation of business, marketing and sales plans and with banks, telecommunications companies, utilities and public sector benchmarking. He is the author of a number of articles published in IT and business magazines.
KEY TRENDS IN ICT ACCORDING TO GARTNER
ICT technology is significantly changing the behaviour of individuals and businesses. Predicting trends and megatrends can be tricky, however understanding the future development is one of the key aspects of strategic decision-making. Oldřich Příklenk will talk about the most compelling and critical trends identified by Gartner analysts and provide an insight into Czech ICT market development.