Agenda

Join us at the annual gathering for the IT financial, procurement, vendor and asset management community that combines these interrelated roles into a single conference. Through analyst sessions, problem solving contract negotiation clinics and peer interaction, you'll gain the insight necessary to:

  • Understand how to better optimize IT costs
  • Better negotiate with software vendors
  • Master IT and business leadership skills
  • Enhance the state of IT asset management and increase program success
  • Better prepare for and manage software audits
  • Improve and procurement processes

Comprehensive Tracks and Sessions

Our agenda will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on topics that most interest you, with track sessions tagged to help you create a customized agenda based on your IT role, experience level and key focus.

Our Agenda will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest topics, with track sessions tagged to help you create a customized agenda based on your role, experience level and key focus.

    Hot topics to be covered:
    • Learn to control, optimize and reduce costs
    • Gain best practices for tracking IT assets, asserting compliance and protecting against audits
    • Discover how to elevate vendor management to a strategic practice
    • Get hands-on negotiating skills with vendor specific advice
    • Jumpstart your key ITAM and Procurement concepts

Special Sessions

In addition to our comprehensive tracks, our Agenda also features several special sessions providing opportunities to learn from and interact with Gartner analysts, industry experts and peers, and top solution providers:

  • Keynote Sessions

    Typically presented by non-Gartner industry leaders, these plenary sessions are designed to be entertaining and thought-provoking.

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  • Workshops

    Presented by Gartner or guest experts, these intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in an extended, small group environment. Sessions designed for end users only. Registration required.

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  • SOLUTION PROVIDER SESSIONS

    Real success stories
    These sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market's most fascinating solutions. You'll hear real-life examples from those who have deployed solutions successfully, including their strategies, challenges and results.

  • Analyst One-on-Ones

    Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in the topic you'd like to discuss. Many attendees tell us that a one-on-one session is worth the price of admission, all by itself.

  • End-User Case Studies

    Gartner invites a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions.

  • Analyst-User Roundtables

    Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours. These small group discussions provide an informal setting for you and your peers to share insight, challenges and concerns on today's hottest topics.

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  • Town Hall Sessions

    At these lively open Q&A sessions, attendees pose tough questions to a broad panel of Gartner analysts representing selected research areas.

  • Contract Negotiation Clinics

    These small, hands–on workshops deliver a powerful combination of Gartner insight and peer best practices that will position you well for your next contract negotiation–or renegotiation–with strategic vendors. Registration required.

An Agenda Just For You

We Deliver on Your
Top Priorities

Specific sessions address your most pressing needs.

Team Discount

Bring your team to this Summit to maximize, strategize and save.