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Gartner IT & Software Asset Management SummitAccelerate your IT asset management program
  • 3 - 6  June 2007
  • Nashville, TN
  • Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
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With 80% of the average IT budget spent on maintaining existing applications, ITAM remains one of the most fertile opportunities for continued IT cost reduction.

Get the strategies and tools you need to be well-positioned to reduce IT asset costs by up to 15%. These cost savings, driven by efficiencies, can then be directed toward strategic resources and C-suite projects.

Listen to our just-released Podcast on IT management trends!

New to ITAM or want to strengthen your experience? You’ll learn how to:
> Build solid business processes for IT asset management
> Learn what to review in software license agreements
> Select the right ITAM tools to capture information in this ever-changing IT environment
> Identify costs that can be reduced and the potential impact on services
> Hone your negotiation skills to deal with the "Big 4" software vendors
> Project future costs for technologies and usage in 2008 and beyond

Apply best practices for ITAM processes in your own IT organization:
> Asset inventory and lifecycle
> Tool selection
> Compliance, financial, disposal and vendor management

Earn 5 Continuing Education Credits with our Pre-Conference Workshop
This year, as an added optional feature, the International Association of Information Technology Asset Managers (IAITAM)) organization will conduct a Best Practice BluePrint (BP2) workshop on Sunday, June 3rd, 3:00-6:00pm. This three-hour workshop will review IAITAM’s framework on which to build practical, actionable, and sound business processes for IT Asset Management - a “how-to” guide to a process that will deliver the greatest rewards for your ITAM program.
(Additional fees apply, click here for more information.)

Participate in an Analyst/User Roundtable AURs are a great forum to share experiences with peers and get answers from a Gartner analyst.

Best Practices AURs:
> IT Asset Portfolio Management  
> Approaches to Chargeback 
> Tools Selection and Implementation
> Preparing for Vendor Negotiations 
> Preparing for Software Audits
> Internal Policies for Open Source
> Vendor Selection and Performance Assessment
> Developing Outsourcing Contracts
> IT Asset Disposal

Management AURs
> Managing Assets in a Distributed Enterprise  
> Managing IT Finances in a Federated Enterprise
> Impacts of IT Virtualization and Licensing

Download supplemental reading that will help you hone your skills.
> Q & A from Gartner IT & Software Asset Management Summit 2006
> Alexa Bona, Conference co-chair, addresses the Hyperion/Oracle merger
> 2006 Gartner IT & Software Asset Management Summit Highlights
> Gartner Events are driven by Gartner Research


Who Should Attend

    IT professionals involved in any phase of asset management, including
    > IT Asset Managers
    > Managers working in resource budgeting, finance, software licensing, contract
       negotiations, service management, or strategic planning
    > Professional procurement specialists
    > Negotiating staff
    > Contract administrators and legal staff
    > Vendors involved in IT asset management tools and services
    > Purchasing and Procurement



Standard Conference Price

—  US $1995

Fee includes conference attendance, documentation and planned functions.




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