Gartner Webinars Gartner Webinar Feed en-us Big Data Architectures: Comparing Relational and NoSQL Databases EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 In the big data arena, few choices are more important and impactful than the persistent data store. Relational and nonrelational databases such as NoSQL provide key characteristics and features to meet different use case requirements. This webinar discusses the benefits and shortcomings of different technologies through reference architectures to meet big data needs. Thu, 25 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3693718 Gartner Webinars Docker Containers in the Windows World EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Docker's success has created a lot of buzz around application containers in the Linux world, but many enterprise applications run on Windows. In this webinar, we cover basic concepts in the Windows container world. Thu, 25 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3675618 Gartner Webinars Driving Cost Optimization Results: Methods, Frameworks and Transparency EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 The core of IT must be renovated to prepare for the age of digital business. A big part of this renovation will be continuing requirements to reduce IT spending and cut IT costs. Traditional methods and frameworks may be suboptimal for future budget goals. CIOs must apply science to the art of IT and business cost optimization to prepare for probable disruptions. Thu, 25 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3675620 Gartner Webinars Bimodal: Raising Everyone's Game for Digital Business EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 Bimodal is a key capability that enables enterprises to deliver and scale digital strategies. We look at what bimodal is, and what it is not, what the organization needs to do to scale it, and the emerging effective practices. Wed, 31 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3680520 Gartner Webinars Demystifying the Journey From RPA to AI and Everything in Between EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Gartner's framework for explaining intelligent automation services encompasses a large spectrum of disruptive technologies (i.e. robotic process automation [RPA], runbook automation, cognitive and artificial intelligence) that will give rise to the most tectonic shifts in the sourcing role since offshore. Back in 1999, the big disruption was the use of offshore to create labor arbitrage. Wed, 31 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3675717 Gartner Webinars Software Licensing Is a Risk - Are You Managing It? EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Complying with software license terms and conditions is complex, and the penalties for failure to do so can be high. Traditional license metrics present challenges that only increase with changes to the technology with which they are used. The proliferation of SaaS, cloud, BYOD and IoT is challenging organisations whose software asset management capabilities may already be struggling. Mon, 05 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3710218 Gartner Webinars Digital Disruption and the New Digital Disruptors EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 New technologies and business models - or new ways to apply existing technologies and business models - are constantly being introduced. There are numerous examples of how new entrants have disrupted existing markets and wreaked havoc on established businesses. Digital business is often a common component of many of these disruptions. Some of the new entrants are not true disruptions, but rather, features or fads. A fundamental shift is what defines a disruption, and it can alter the very core of value generation in many ways, some directly and many secondarily. Tue, 06 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3701917 Gartner Webinars The Changing Dynamics for Data Management EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 The information age is finally living up to its full potential. No longer is data a business driver, but along with the people that use it, an absolute necessity. Remarkably, at the same time, organizations have lost control of data management - business users now dictate what, where, how and when data is created and utilized. Successful organizations are realizing that they shouldn't "control" data, but instead enable users to maximize its benefits. Technology vendors can assist organizations down this path. Tue, 06 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3719117 Gartner Webinars Artificial Intelligence Technologies Fuel Competition in User Experience EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 Technology product and service providers are using artificial intelligence (AI) with devices, platforms and analytics to position themselves for leadership in 2021. This webinar covers applied AI technology as well as use cases and the impact of AI on devices and services for consumers. Tue, 06 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3702017 Gartner Webinars The 10 Habits of Customer-Centric Organizations EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 Application leaders are challenged with building a digital business while prioritizing customers' needs just as much as they prioritize their own. Successful customer-centric organizations share 10 habits when it comes to meeting customer demands while continuing to grow their businesses. In this session, we explore the critical success factors in building a customer-centric organization in the age of digital business. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3724717 Gartner Webinars Executive Programs Education Community Webinar - Digital Transformation: Organizing for Digital Transformation Executive Programs Education Community Webinar - Digital Transformation: Organizing for Digital Transformation Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3721218 Gartner Webinars Plan for These 10 Megatrends in Analytics EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Analytics is undergoing a series of simultaneous, significant changes that are changing both who is doing and who (or what) is consuming this analysis. Understanding these changes, the impact they will have on your analytics team and the role they can play in your organization is essential to your migration to becoming a digital business. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3718917 Gartner Webinars Cool Vendors for 2017: The Digital Nail Gets Hammered, So Be the Hammer EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 The use of technology has reached a point where hard problems are being solved and easy problems are being exploited due to digital opportunity. The Cool Vendors for 2017 Special Report examines disruptive vendors that solve long-existing problems and that sometimes stand out because they make it seem easy. Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3710220 Gartner Webinars The CSP Scenario: When Status Quo Is Lethal EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Communication service providers (CSPs) face enormous challenges and must allocate resources quickly and decisively to new strategic areas in order to remain relevant. Choices are limited and the pressures formidable, but with enough foresight and willpower, the winners will seize substantial opportunity. Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3719118 Gartner Webinars Developing a Cloud Strategy and Building an Adoption Framework EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Cloud is no longer an "if" but a "how" for most organizations. Many recognize they will need to adopt cloud services from multiple service providers to remain competitive, but face prioritization quandaries and technical hurdles along the way. We discuss how to build a solution path for public cloud adoption within your business. Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3701918 Gartner Webinars Digital Commerce 2025: Commerce That Comes to You EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 In 2025, commerce will come to you. Virtual reality, augmented reality, wearables, video and other new touchpoints will enable new interaction models, which means that buyers will not need to go to digital commerce sites. Moreover, peer-to-peer, 3D printing and drones will enable new sourcing and fulfillment models. In this session, we discuss these new opportunities so you can prepare to take advantage of them. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3724718 Gartner Webinars Healthcare Payers' Population Health Management (PHM) Maturity Model EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 Progress in PHM is critical to payers' financial viability as healthcare buyers increasingly expect a more visible and valuable return on their investments. Those returns can only be realized, and reported, if your PHM program is delivering the cost control, health improvement and positive consumer experiences customers' desire. Use the Gartner four-phase maturity model, and the examples in action we share in this webinar, to gauge your progress and plot your path forward. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3710317 Gartner Webinars The Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017 EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Strategic technology trends are rapidly changing disruptive trends with significant potential for enterprise impact over the next three to five years and IT cannot afford to ignore them. This webinar details the annual Gartner list of the top 10 trends you should be factoring into your strategic planning for 2017 - 2018. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3701919 Gartner Webinars Communicating the Business Value of IT to Midmarket Business Execs EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 Midmarket IT leaders often fail to meaningfully communicate the value of IT to business leaders. The story and supporting metrics are too often wrong. Midmarket IT leaders must learn how to craft and deliver the "value of IT" story for business leaders. It is time to change the IT "story". Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3710221 Gartner Webinars Key Macro Trends Shaping the Future of the Enterprise Software Market EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 The enterprise software market is being disrupted by digital business transformation and the shift to lightweight infrastructure, with open source, cloud and event processing as the key driving forces that will reshape the competitive landscape. We discuss the most-significant supply- and demand-side trends affecting current and upcoming dynamics in the enterprise software market as organizations capitalize on digital business. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3724917 Gartner Webinars IAM as a Service (IDaaS) Is Ready for Your Organization: Are You Ready for It? EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 IDaaS as an IAM delivery method has been gaining in popularity, and more providers are entering the market. The functionality and time to value offered has been steadily improving. But is IDaaS right for your organization? This webinar provides the information you need to make a decision for your organization and understand the market offerings. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3718818 Gartner Webinars Information as a Second Language: Enabling Data Literacy for Digital Society EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Digital society demands data literacy, developed for competitive advantage and agility. Data and analytics leaders must follow the example of English as a second language (ESL) and treat information as the new second language of business, government, communities and our lives. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3702517 Gartner Webinars Use Bimodal IT to Deliver the Four Transformations of Digital Business EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 The transition from "we are not an IT company" to "we are a digital business" involves four significant transformations - that all need to be coordinated and controlled - and "sold" to multiple stakeholders - by the CIO. This presentation explains the four transformations and shows how bimodal IT provides a comprehensive framework for managing the transition. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3718819 Gartner Webinars Top Recommendations for Storage and Backup for Midsize Enterprises EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 It's time for midsize enterprise I&O leaders to reduce complexity in storage and backup. Simplicity, power and cost reduction are all areas we explore, with concrete recommendations, in this webinar. New storage arrays are all but autonomous in their day to day operation, and vendors are responding to market demand to make backup easier. We focus on where management capabilities support the administrator who wears many hats. Find out if your organization is on the right track or behind the curve. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3718820 Gartner Webinars Building the Business Case for Artificial Intelligence in Application Management Services EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 Major gains in cost-effectiveness and service quality are promised through the use of artificial intelligence, virtual agents, or deep learning technologies in contracts for application management. We review the offerings available and discuss investments needed, payback periods and benefits achievable. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3710223 Gartner Webinars Redefining ITAM for the Digital Age EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 The role of IT asset management (ITAM), how it is defined and even the definition of an IT asset are changing in response to the challenges IT organizations are facing in the digital world. IT/OT integration, cloud, SaaS and IoT all challenge the traditional approach to ITAM. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3710319 Gartner Webinars Connected! How to Live and Work in the Digital Society EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 Forget digital business it's the digital society that is quickly emerging - blending the physical and the virtual worlds. It's affecting not only our business models and how we work, but how we live and interact. Technology is not only changing the way people interact; the relationship between people and technology itself is changing. More than ever, technology is part of our identity. It's time to rethink a few things. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3724719 Gartner Webinars "Google-ize" Your Core EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Google, a standout in continuous delivery, has earned its swagger, while banks still stagger in time-to-market comparisons. Banks need to take immediate, if not drastic, steps to reduce development cycle times, but they face a harsh reality as dependence on packaged software increases. We provide alternatives to assist banks through this transition. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3724720 Gartner Webinars Leadership Vision for 2018: Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation Leader EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders are key enablers for digital business and are accountable for helping the enterprise balance the risks and benefits of digital business. This session helps you plan for 2018 and present to leadership, peers and teams. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3702617 Gartner Webinars Will the Cloud Save Me Money? Or Am I About to Waste a Lot? EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 The cloud is often seen as a great way of saving money, but there is an emerging trend of organizations that cannot prove a ROI. We examine the common financial and operational misconceptions of moving applications to the cloud and where others have gone wrong. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3724721 Gartner Webinars Gartner Vision: Intelligent Automation Services (RPA, Chatbots, AI) EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 There was a shift in the tectonic plates (core foundation) of business and IT services at the turn of this century with the offshore wave (labor arbitrage). We are now in the midst of the next big tectonic shift via automation arbitrage, a term Gartner is using to describe the recalibration of human labor to drive business outcomes. The disruption of artificial intelligence and related technologies (RPA, chatbots, machine learning, and cognitive) is here, and more is on the way. In this webinar, we present the Gartner vision on the impacts to business and IT services. This will likely be one of the most important conversations in the next decade - how automation will change the value proposition in all organizations. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3724817 Gartner Webinars How to Build a Virtual Team to Manage IT Asset Risks EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 ITAM's remit extends across the IT organization, so IT asset managers must engage with stakeholders to break down traditional silos and create a virtual team with shared objectives. This session explores why stakeholders are key to ITAM success, and how asset managers can leverage this. Wed, 05 Jul 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3720317 Gartner Webinars Change Five Leadership Practices for Effective Digital Software Delivery EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 CIOs shifting to digital software delivery often perpetuate "bossy," top-down project and performance management techniques that are unsuited to the fluid, fast-moving digital world. Instead, they should foster a "servant leadership" approach to improving lean, self-organizing and diverse teams. Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3726717 Gartner Webinars What to Do and Not to Do With Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 As talk of artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing swirls in the marketplace, hype explodes, followed by disappointment and eventually, rationalized expectation. This session separates fact from hype and science fiction, investigates viable product categories, applications and use cases that can drive business results today, and finally, provides solution roadmap alternatives. Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3720218 Gartner Webinars How to Build an Effective ITAM Policy EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Policies are important. They have far-reaching consequences in terms of budget, risk control and legal position. We discuss some pragmatic considerations to help you get your IT asset management (SAM) policy right. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3720219 Gartner Webinars