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Intensive learning. Actionable insight. Invaluable take-aways for technical professionals

This event provides practical solutions, actionable advice and principled objectivity in ways you won’t find at anywhere else. Technically focused and committed to pragmatic, how-to content, Gartner Catalyst Conference is designed to leave you with a blueprint for project planning and execution.
 

The Catalyst Conference was designed for technical professionals in the following roles:
Roles include:
  • Application Architects
  • Application Developers
  • Application Strategists
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Infrastructure Managers
  • Information Architects
  • Integration and Portfolio Management
  • Web Services
Applications
Roles Include:
  • Application Architects
  • BI Leaders
  • BI Analysts
  • BICC
  • Data/Information Architects
  • Data Warehouse Management
  • Enterprise Architects
  • IT Strategist/Planner
  • Performance Management
Business Intelligence
Roles include:
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
  • Capacity Planning
  • Communications and Networking
  • Enterprise & IT Architects
  • Facilities, Mobility and Quality Management
  • IT Operations Management
  • Service, Storage and Data Center Management
Infrastructure & Operations
Roles include:
  • Enterprise Architects and Planners
  • Governance
  • Information Security Managers
  • IT Disaster Recovery
  • IT Managers
  • Network Managers
  • Risk and Compliance
Security & Risk

What You Will Learn


  • Architecting your Cloud-First Digital Business
  • Taking mobility from strategy to execution
  • Building sustainable data and analytics architecture
  • Developing innovation software architectures and practices
  • Achieving Digital Workplace Productivity
  • Creating Software-Defined data center agility
  • Understanding how to think differently for professional effectiveness
  • Scaling security and identity in an internal of things world
  • Take a deep dive into core technologies in live tech demo sessions

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Features & Benefits


  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss
  • Analyst-User Roundtables: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours
  • TechCase: We invite a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions
  • Workshops: Intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group and receive a group discount
  • Events on Demand: Missed a session? No problem. All attendees can access recorded session for one year after the event
  • TechZone: Exclusive access to over 70 select exhibitors to make informed decisions

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Agenda

Our 2015 agenda offers 8 in-depth tracks providing you a deep dive into a broad range of topics. From cloud computing, apps, mobility, data and analytics to security and identity, we have coverage for every technical professional.


 

2015 Tracks

  • Track A: Taking Mobility From Strategy to Execution
  • Track B: Building a Sustainable Data and Analytics Architecture for the Digital World
  • Track C: Architecting Your Cloud-First Digital Business
  • Track D: Scaling Security and Identity for Your Digital Business Foundations
  • Track E: Think Differently, Act Effectively - and Thrive!
  • Track F: Achieving Digital Workplace Productivity Using Cloud, Mobile and Software
  • Track G: Architecting Software-Defined Data Centers for Digital Business Workloads
  • Track H: Developing Great Software Requires Innovation, Agility and Design

Key Take-Aways from the 2014 Conference


Image Gartner Catalyst Conference made clear, powerful digital forces such as mobility, cloud and big data are dominating the IT landscape, connecting people, machines and devices in unprecedented ways, and elevating technology from its traditional role as a business tool to being the very medium in which business takes place.
 
  • Embrace mobility to drive innovation Mobility creates new business models and destroys old ones — and agile competitors will surpass enterprises that do not quickly adapt. A mobile architecture offers the scalability required to handle the deluge of devices filtering into your environment, enabling innovation that creates and maintains a competitive business advantage
  • Fuel the digital enterprise with information Big data analytics is driving rapid transformation in infrastructure, analytics and business strategies — offering the enterprise a new ability to understand and interact with individual consumers through a variety of media, at any time and any place.
  • Scale your IT foundation with cloud services Cloud computing is not just part of the digital age, it is the infrastructure and application foundation for every digital business. Cloud computing will enable the savvy companies that embrace it to thrive and leave those that don’t to fail.
  • Protect your business from global cyber risks Digital business requires that organizations use and expose systems, applications and data on a far larger scale, increasing the number of threats and range of adversaries. Look for approaches to security, privacy, identity and risk which are not only effective, but are also efficient and manageable.
  • Maximize employee productivity in a mobile/cloud era World-class infrastructure is useless if employees do not have, on top of it, applications that enable them to get their work done, from wherever they need to do it. As more job roles increasingly involve nonroutine work, collaboration, communication and content technologies become competitive imperatives.
  • Create agility with the software-defined data center Digitalization and the Internet of Things are forcing business to change with unprecedented velocity, requiring an infrastructure that can scale and change as quickly as the market. The keys to success are networking and storage, effectively building and securing software-defined infrastructure (SDI) architectures, and SDI’s role in the hybrid cloud.
  • Seize opportunity with innovative software development Software development is both the innovation engine and the “glue” of the digital business, offering the potential for growth yet accompanied by multiple challenges. Leading practices, cutting-edge technologies and modern architectural paradigms will support advancements and success.
 
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You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Two (30 min) Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Analyst User RoundTables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Two Receptions
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks
  • First Time Attendee Orientation Program

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Speakers

Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

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Exhibitors

Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Data Center

The Gartner Catalyst Conference will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service solution providers in a variety of settings.

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Venue & Travel

San Diego California

Venue

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
One Market Place
San Diego, CA, United States - 92101


Accommodations

​Special Gartner Hotel Room Rate
We have reserved a limited block for attendees of Gartner Catalyst Conference at the price of $264 (plus tax) per night for single or double occupancy. As these rooms can only be held at this rate until July 15th we recommend you contact the hotel now. To obtain our special Gartner rate, inform the hotel that you are attending the Gartner Catalyst Conference when making your reservation. You may also call +1-888-421-1442.

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A Note About Accomodations


Gartner has been made aware that a service provider called Exhibition Housing Management has contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services. Exhibition Housing Management does not represent Gartner, nor have we authorized them to contact attendees on our behalf. 
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