For today’s digital business, there’s no one size fits all. When assessing risks and opportunities, striking a balance between cost, risk and speed requires asking the right questions of the right stakeholders at the right time. Join leaders in Financial, Procurement, ITAM & Vendor management at this year’s summit to learn how to:
Take technology procurement to the next level to support business innovation
Build a proficient vendor management capability
Evaluate and negotiate software license agreements and cloud contracts with both “new guard” providers and megavendors
Manage cost optimization in the era of digital business
The Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit 2017 was designed for individuals in the following roles:
Discover how to:
Express IT costs in business value terms
Improve cost optimization techniques
Drive business growth with IT
Develop IT budgeting and financial
Management best practices
Uncover Capex and Opex
cost reduction and savings opportunities
Discover how to:
Become a trusted advisor to the business
Develop your procurement strategy
Upgrade and hone your negotiation skills
including purchasing for Artificial
Intelligence and IoT
Optimize value in your negotiations
Discover how to:
Build your ITAM & SAM capabilities
Deliver effective ITAM strategies
Understand your business
and the technology requirements
Interpret trends and their impact on ITAM
Influence key stakeholders
Align ITAM activity
with business objectives and outcomes
IT Asset Management
Discover how to:
Build your vendor management discipline
Mitigate vendor risk
Mature your vendor management practice
Improve vendor performance metrics
IT Vendor Management
What You Will Learn
Benchmarking IT spending and measurement of IT costs
Cost optimization techniques
Cloud contract negotiation and price optimization
IT cost transparency
Negotiating with the mega-vendors: IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP
The Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit agenda features comprehensive tracks and sessions to drill down on your hottest workplace topics based on your role, experience level and key focus. Sign-up now to stay informed!
At Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit 2016, more than 700 professionals gained essential tools and strategies to create and lead a culture that drives and supports agility and innovation. During the summit, attendees heard insights from recently published Gartner research, exchanged ideas with their peers during networking sessions and interacted with Gartner analysts in one-on-ones. In addition, attendees learned from their fellow practitioners during end-user case studies and best-practice sessions.
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
Contract Negotiation Clinics
End-User Case Studies
Solution Provider Showcase
Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks
Sign-up to be among the first to recieve our 2017 Agenda when it becomes available.
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.
Analyst Guide: View the analysts that will be onsite with their focus area.
Keynote Speakers: View the Gartner and Gartner guest keynote speakers that will be onsite at the event.
Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of IT financial, procurement and asset management
The Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit 2017 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 providers in a variety of settings.
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Gartner has reserved a limited block of hotel rooms for attendees of the Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit at the Gaylord Opryland at the price of $195 plus applicable taxes per night. The deadline to book at the discounted rate is 5:00p.m. EDT on August 10, 2017.
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