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Gartner Announces Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit 2009.

Gartner Announces Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit 2009

When: May 4-6, 2009

Where: Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center, Las Vegas

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit Web site at

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at

Details: In today's dramatically altered business environment, containing and/or reducing costs are urgent priorities. Organizations are under increased pressure to outsource more and do it more quickly. Gartner’s Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit explores the practical steps to take to secure the success of outsourcing initiatives.

At the core of the Summit are proven strategies that can help structure outsourcing deals that get companies through today's challenges as well as those in the future.  A 6-track agenda covers the length and breadth of today's outsourcing arena -- ITO, BPO, Global Sourcing, and Vendor Management.

*Focus on Skills That Can't Be Outsourced: Daniel Pink, Author of “A Whole New Mind

*End User Panel: Making Outsourcing work: Lessons Learned from the Trenches

*Multisourcing Today: Techniques for Optimizing Cost Containment and Performance Management:Gartner analysts Christopher Ambrose and Linda Cohen

*Outsourcing Initiatives: Balancing Excellence, Innovation and Cost: Gartner analyst Helen Huntley

The latest outsourcing tools will be demonstrated by more than 20 companies exhibiting at the conference. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Solution Showcase page at


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