Sourcing & Vendor Relationships Track
As we transition from recession to recovery, leaders must do more with less. This track offers immediate measurable business value. It's not about returning to business as usual but about dealing with today's new realities. We'll help you improve your sourcing and vendor management, inspire innovation and collaboration with your suppliers, and address the impacts of market forces such as cloud, SaaS and virtualization. Our tactical and practical contract clinics will improve the outcomes of your software and outsourcing deals, whether you are renegotiating, renewing or taking first steps.
Gartner analysts will focus on the issues that matter most in hundreds of sessions on the hottest topics to help you drive more successful initiatives.
Opening with an overview of an issue you and your peers will brainstorm, problem-solve, and thoroughly analyze approaches to your biggest challenges.
These 12-person, 60-minute discussions offer valuable peer-to-peer exchange on issues that are integral to your business.
These sessions highlight leading organizations' valuable experiences, including the technologies and solutions adopted in their own environments.
Use Magic Quadrants as a first step to understanding which technology providers you might consider for a specific investment opportunity.
Use MarketScopes to understand how the status of an emerging or mature market aligns with your own state of maturity and future plans.
Contract Negotiation Clinics
Small hands-on workshops that deliver a powerful combination of Gartner insight and peer best practices, for use in your next contract negotiation.
Interact with Gartner Analysts in sessions, workshops, case studies and analyst/user roundtables, as well as analyst one-on-one's.