Gartner Webinars Gartner Webinar Feed en-us Managing Innovation and Digital Transformation in Financial Services Business and IT leaders from financial services organizations are under pressure to innovate and develop a digital value proposition. This digital transformation provides both business opportunities and creates new risks that must be properly managed in order to avoid costly mistakes. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3074318 Gartner Webinars Abilitare la Mobility in modo sicuro proteggendo le Applicazioni Mobile su Smartphone e Tablet Le applicazioni mobile permettono alle aziende di comunicare, collaborare, monetizzare e sfruttare tutte le potenzialita' dei nuovi dispositivi di tipo mobile. Realizzare, pero', applicazioni sicure rimane ciononostante uno dei problemi principali per le aziende. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3051918 Gartner Webinars The Application Software Markets Scenario: Moving From Buy to Build In virtually every application software market, above-market growth will challenger, small vendors and startups. Buyers are taking a radically different view of value and risk in software decisions. The impact on your business, whether a large midsize or small software or services business, will be profound. Designed for strategic planners, product managers, and channels and alliances professionals, this webinar discusses your options for exploiting this trend. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3071819 Gartner Webinars Bimodal IT: How to Have It All Without Making a Mess IT organizations must combine a conventional approach to enabling change with an approach that lets enterprises deal with the greater uncertainty, and be more exploratory, responsive and agile. We look at what bimodal is, why it is a crucial capability for IT and the enterprise, and how to make it work. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3058820 Gartner Webinars The Four Futures of IT When Every Budget Is an IT Budget It would be great to think that IT and the CIO will be at the middle of the digital business revolution, but that will only happen if line-of-business executives think IT has the skills and will to take charge. Earlier Gartner research identified four possible futures for IT, depending on how it positions itself. This webinar explores the implications of those four futures in the digital business scenario, how budgets will be allocated and what the CIO needs to do to establish IT's preferred future. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3058918 Gartner Webinars Establishing an Enterprise-Class SharePoint Service: A Complete Plan SharePoint raises expectations for better collaboration and knowledge sharing. But rushed deployments have led to siloed, underperforming installations. Technical wiring advice is easy to find, but organizations struggle to find the highest-level strategic guidance on how to approach this complex, sprawling ecosystem. This webinar walks through a four-step plan for SharePoint: enterprise strategy, service portfolio definition, infrastructure planning and platform implementation. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3071620 Gartner Webinars The Art of a One-Page Strategy Strategic planning is at the heart of any enterprise, and alignment with the corporate strategic plan is often a key concern of CIOs. There is a science to developing an IT strategy, and there is an art. This session explores the art of strategic planning, helping attendees articulate IT's contribution. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3058822 Gartner Webinars The Economics and Benefits of BYOD in the Midmarket This webinar looks at the costs and steps involved in provisioning and supporting user-owned devices in a typical midsize organization. Total cost of ownership (TCO), cost-saving opportunities and the impact on user productivity are also investigated. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3021219 Gartner Webinars Leveraging Cloud Services on the Way to Becoming a Digital Business The adoption of cloud computing and the move to digital business are forcing a convergence among what used to be known as dedicated outsourcers, managed hosters and cloud IaaS providers. This webinar covers how to set appropriate cloud strategies, adopt cloud services brokering as a new role, and how to best organize to manage vendors and analyze risks in service levels, stability, security and compliance. Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3072419 Gartner Webinars IT Spending Forecast, 2Q15 Update: Why Is Global IT Spending Shrinking? 2015 has started off with a bang. Daily news stories add subtlety, nuance and anxiety to the effects of the rising U.S. dollar on the world's economy. In countries where the local currency has declined against the dollar, IT providers must cover their U.S. dollar-based costs and protect their margins, which means pressure to raise prices. However, IT purchasers in affected countries are not sympathetic to a cost increase, turning 2015 into a turbulent year filled with price increases, contract renegotiations, purchase deferrals, product substitutions and over spending. This webinar covers the effects caused by the rise of the dollar, as well as the simple mechanical effect that makes global IT spending shrink. We also take a first look at our 2Q15 IT spending forecast update - global IT spending from 2013 through 2019 broken out by devices, data center systems, software, IT services and telecommunication services. Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3059019 Gartner Webinars 2015 Planning Guide for Identity and Access Management To meet the needs of digital business across mobility, cloud, information and social realms, technical architects and implementers must embrace the consumer constituency, accommodate the identity of "things," and increase the agility of services that they provide and to which they subscribe. This session discusses current trends and recommendations in identity and access management (IAM) that can inform your IAM planning process. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3059317 Gartner Webinars Six Mobile Concepts to Transform Your Business Whether building mobile apps for consumers, employees or business partners, enterprise mobile strategists must elevate the experience and maximize the interaction of every app by using the powerful mobile concepts discussed in this webinar. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3072421 Gartner Webinars Three Journey Maps to Help Maximize Digital Business Opportunities Journey maps are a powerful technique for ensuring you create the right systems and experiences. Traditionally used in marketing, they are now being used to design user and customer experiences. But in a world of ecosystems and digital business, they can play an even more important role. In this webinar we introduce and discuss three types of journey maps and illustrate how you can benefit from leveraging them. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3074418 Gartner Webinars The Storage Scenario for Midsize Organizations The storage industry is undergoing massive change with new architectures, vendors, market consolidation and buying centers other than IT. Midsize enterprises typically have smaller budgets and IT staffs than larger businesses, but many of the same business requirements and storage needs. This webinar looks at the Gartner five-year storage scenario and what it means for midsize organizations - where the storage industry is going, best practices for storage investments and what cloud storage means for the midmarket. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3026821 Gartner Webinars Too Much Data, But Too Few Good Decisions? Traditional approaches to analytics provide plenty of analysis after the event but often struggle to give business users the information they need to make a complex decision in real time. Analytics powered by in-memory computing will fix that. In-memory computing enables real-time predictive and prescriptive analytics to be embedded in transaction processing systems. These capabilities will be crucial in the world of digital business, but their adoption may be disruptive. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3071718 Gartner Webinars Personal Technologies: Create Experiences That Drive Opportunity The market for personal technologies is a $2.6 trillion opportunity today, and it will grow by $500 billion in the next three years. Creating more holistic, personalized experiences across devices, platforms, apps and services will be a key differentiating factor for the future. Some providers have this future in mind and will thrive; others need to quickly align resources and partnerships to survive. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3072423 Gartner Webinars Software Asset Management: The Essentials Whether you've got too much software or not enough, uncontrolled software costs are a drain on your IT department, consuming resources that could be better utilized elsewhere. Setting up software asset management (SAM) can help IT departments identify and eliminate waste, cutting cost and reducing risk as a result. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3058823 Gartner Webinars Five Ways Cloud Can Transform Your Business Business transformation and growth initiatives are top priorities for CEOs. Regardless of whether those transformation efforts execute on a digital business, customer experience, or other business strategies, transformation means changing the behavior of people, systems, and "things" (IoTs) to deliver business outcomes. Enterprises no longer have the luxury of taking a long time to make these changes. Cloud, as well as other technology drivers, lower the barrier to entry for new competitors. But cloud can accelerate time to transformation and even make it possible for mature companies to behave like a startup. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3068419 Gartner Webinars Methods for Monetizing Your Data Data isn't just for decision-making anymore. By 2016, more than 30% of organizations will be directly or indirectly monetizing their information assets. However, there are multiple way to do so, along with some emerging rules-of-the road to follow and risks that can impede potential rewards. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3059018 Gartner Webinars The Gartner Framework for Inventory Excellence Inventory is a complex supply chain topic that is impacted by lead times, constraints, volatility and product complexity. This webinar provides supply chain strategists, planning and inventory management leaders with a comprehensive framework that enables development of a comprehensive approach to both increased inventory performance and supply chain maturity. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3074419 Gartner Webinars IoT Drives Innovation in the Semiconductor Industry For semiconductor companies, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a high-volume, low-revenue opportunity. To grow and increase their share of the IoT opportunity, chip companies will have to differentiate their product offerings. IoT will therefore drive product marketing managers in the semiconductor industry to focus on innovation targeting end product features and on new ways to sell as the primary means to differentiate their offerings targeting the IoT market. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3071623 Gartner Webinars Eight Steps to a Compelling Digital Workplace Business Case A financial business case is vital not only to ensure funding for a digital workplace initiative, but also to rally general business support for it. This webinar shows you how to create a convincing business case with a strong link to business benefits. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3012719 Gartner Webinars Introducing the Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Marketing, 2015 What will be the five most transformational technologies impacting digital marketing in the next two to five years? This webinar is a tour of the highlights of the new Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Marketing, 2015. This vital research charts the progress and business impact of more than 40 hot technologies making waves and generating hype. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3075217 Gartner Webinars Key Trends in Cloud Platforms: A Snapshot of a Fast-Maturing Market The recently revolutionary notion of cloud-first is quietly being replaced by vendors and users with the more radical and more strategic cloud-only. More capabilities than ever are now available only in the cloud, and fewer projects, than ever are initiated exclusively on-premises. This trend has an increasingly profound effect on cloud platforms where backwards compatibility becomes a niche priority and the vendors and users target cloud-native innovation. PaaS is a multi-functional market composed of application, integration, database, analytics, API management, mobile back-end, event processing, BPM, portal and other services. The multifaceted trends in this market reflect the overall movement of enterprises to cloud-based computing. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3071719 Gartner Webinars What You Need to Know About Windows 10 Windows 10 will arrive July 29, 2015, accompanied by a massive marketing campaign. With many users getting a free upgrade to the new OS, IT organizations will be under increasing pressure to do something with the product. You need to understand not just the new features the operating system brings today, but the impacts it will have on current end-user operations over the next five years. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3071622 Gartner Webinars From Dev to Ops: Five Real-World Docker Use Cases Docker democratizes virtualization, giving usable, application-focused virtualization to developers demanding a fast workflow with runtime environment parity. This webinar assesses Docker use cases from solo and team development/test and continuous integration to more challenging production deployment scenarios. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3086117 Gartner Webinars Initiate a Shared Business Glossary to Improve Business Analytics The business glossary (BG) is the semantic foundation for business analytics and data warehouses. A shared BG reduces cost and time, and supports business objectives. Yet the BG is often undervalued. This webinar will prepare you to start and sustain a shared BG to support your digital business. Thu, 06 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3086217 Gartner Webinars Technologies, Architectures & Vendors for the Internet of Things Thirty billion new smart objects will unlock innovative business models and opportunities, and also revolutionize every aspect of application design and development. The Internet of Things (IoT) will require organizations to master new business models, architectures, operating systems, tools, methodologies, databases, networks, middleware, and sourcing partners. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3086319 Gartner Webinars The Top 10 Mobile and Endpoint Strategic Imperatives CIOs should maintain living IT strategy documents that involve technology adoption, process improvement and organizational strategy. Use this list of the top 10 strategic imperatives for mobile and endpoint computing to correlate strategies vis-a-vis the most important areas of investment. Find out what Gartner has chosen for inclusion and why. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3086320 Gartner Webinars Cost Saving Opportunities in the Midmarket Many midmarket IT leaders are declaring victory in the area of IT cost optimization. Gartner research indicates that 70% of enterprises can reduce their total cost of ownership by 25% or more. Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3054219 Gartner Webinars Information Security and the Dark Side of the Digital Workplace The digital workplace describes an inevitable transition to cloud, mobile, social and information that is transforming industries, value delivery and careers. But all major transformations come with risk and challenges. Addressing issues such as a loss of control, hidden threats and ethics are critical to your success. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3012819 Gartner Webinars Ten Trends and Technologies to Impact IT Over the Next Five Years Strategic planners have long realized that efficient planning must be accomplished by looking from the outside in. Internal trends, market trends and societal trends are rapidly converging, and many of these will have dramatic effects on infrastructure and operations planning. This presentation highlights the most crucial trends to watch over the next five years. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3081625 Gartner Webinars Enterprise Architecture: How to Create Successful Road Maps Roadmaps can be effective diagnostic deliverables for supporting analysis, relevant actionable deliverables for enacting a decision or useful communications mechanisms for ensuring that execution achieves the right business outcomes. Successful roadmaps require EA to leverage both art and social science to ensure the right message is clear and compelling. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3086321 Gartner Webinars Moving Midmarket IT Groups From Costs Center to Value Centers IT leaders in midmarket enterprises, like their counterparts in larger businesses, often struggle to convey the message that IT is an investment in performance, not a cost. Our recent research tells us that CIOs in every enterprise have powerful (if underused) tools at their disposal for shifting the conversation around IT from cost to value. This webinar describes the steps midmarket IT professionals can take right now to highlight the critical importance of IT to the enterprise's strategic agenda, and so change the conversation from cost to investment and value. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3054128 Gartner Webinars We Received a Software Audit Letter: What Do We Do Now? Gartner clients continue to report increasingly frequent software license audits, resulting in undefended, unbudgeted and unmanaged costs. This webinar takes attendees through the audit process, helping them to understand how to respond to an audit letter and manage the audit effectively, both internally and externally, to mitigate risk. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3073527 Gartner Webinars How to Plan a Move to Microsoft Office 365 or Google Apps for Work Many organizations are considering moving to a cloud office system like Microsoft Office 365 or Google Apps for Work. Such a move raises many issues for IT, procurement, LOB managers and executive management. This webinar provides the answers to the questions they are raising. Tue, 08 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3087017 Gartner Webinars The Future of IT Service Support Management Claims of the death of the IT service desk are greatly exaggerated. Although the Nexus of Forces present challenges to traditional IT service desks, it also enables opportunities to modernize the business user experience. The ability to demonstrate value is paramount, and modern IT service support must place more emphasis on proactive business user productivity enablement. This presentation provides an overview of the current state of IT service management challenges and how IT service support organizations are modernizing to meet the needs of the business. Wed, 16 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3081817 Gartner Webinars Cost-Effective Security for Small and Midsize Organizations Large enterprises and smaller organizations dealing with security issues have more similarities than differences. Unlimited budget is not an option for anyone: therefore, it is crucial to understand where SMBs should prioritize their efforts. Reviewing the recent challenges, technology trends and best practices of large enterprises can be used by organizations of every size to reboot, improve or fine-tune security practices. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3054321 Gartner Webinars Governance Best Practices for Midmarket IT Leaders Governance is important for midmarket organizations. Every IT resource and investment dollar must be optimized. This webinar presents midmarket IT leaders with a pragmatic and agile approach to governance designed to drive work prioritization and resource optimization. Thu, 15 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3054129 Gartner Webinars Cost-Effective Routes for SMBs to Deliver Mobile Apps Demand is rising for midsize organizations to deliver mobile apps for both customers and staff. While competitive pressure and employee efficiency are key drivers, there is a bewildering range of options when it comes to providing mobile applications to end users. Full-custom native development is no longer the only possibility, although many smaller companies continue to follow this expensive path. This webinar explores some of the alternatives and their relative advantages. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 12:00:00 EST 3054322 Gartner Webinars How Project Managers in the Midmarket Can Move Beyond Spreadsheets The ubiquitous spreadsheet remains prevalent as a valued tool in the project manager's toolbox, yet this widespread use leads to as many problems as it solves. Duplicated information, arguments about whose data is most accurate and the challenges of distributed teams mean that more fit-for-purpose tools are growing in appeal. This webinar provides guidance on some of the options available to midmarket project managers. Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:00:00 EST 3054417 Gartner Webinars