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Gartner Announces Gartner IT Financial, Procurement and Asset Management Summit

September 14-16 at The Peabody Orlando, Orlando, Florida



Details: The Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit 2011 recognizes the importance and value that IT provides to organizations and is targeted toward communicating economic alignment and challenges within IT and to all IT customers. Key issues addressed at the event include how to illustrate the true value of IT through understanding how to identify cost drivers and communicating costs both within IT and out to business units and corporate executives, how to work with stagnant budgets, how to manage an increasing number of software audits, and build better procurement programs.

Focused on practical advice and results, you'll learn about hot topics such as effective cost-savings strategies, evaluating ITAM strategies, asset life cycle management, vendor management, cloud computing and more.

Keynotes:

*The 5 Secret Tools of Great Leaders: Jason Jennings, Authority on Leadership, Growth and Innovation

*Gartner Keynote: Align, Communicate and Execute- Defining Success in Finance, Procurement and Asset Management:William Snyder, Gartner Research VP

*Gartner Keynote: The Cloud Phenomenon Recharges Sourcing Strategies: Daryl Plummer, Managing VP & Gartner Fellow

*Gartner Keynote: What the Board of Directors Wants to Know About IT:Tina Nunno, Gartner VP & Distinguished Analyst

The latest technologies will be demonstrated by leading IT financial, asset management and procurement companies that will be exhibiting at the conference. A listing of current sponsors is available on the Exhibitor Directory at http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/financial-procurement/exhibitor-directory.jsp. Additional companies interested in participating as a Conference Sponsor should visit http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/financial-procurement/interested-in-exhibiting.jsp.

Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerITAM.

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner IT Financial, Procurement and Asset Management Summit Web site at www.gartner.com/us/itam.

This year the Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit is co-located with the Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit taking place September 12-14.. Register for both summits and save $900.  Go to www.gartner.com/us/itam or www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/outsourcing for more details.

Members of the media can register for a complimentary Press Pass for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at christy.pettey@gartner.com.

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