Gartner Webinars Gartner Webinar Feed en-us Navigating Role Management Role management is an integral part of a comprehensive identity governance and administration (IGA) program. Yet many enterprises struggle with what a role management program should look like, how to get it started and who should drive the process. This session explains the basics of role management and discusses best practices and lessons learned, as well as how role management supports other IGA efforts. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2985823 Gartner Webinars Flipping to Digital Leadership: Implications of the 2015 CIO Agenda To grasp the digital opportunity, incrementally improving IT performance isn't enough. Enterprises and their CIOs need to "flip" from old to new in terms of information and technology leadership, value leadership and people leadership. This means change for technology and service providers. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2983420 Gartner Webinars User Experience Design: From Web to Mobile to Social Many organizations now realize that a high-quality user experience (UX) can provide competitive business advantage. Enterprises are adopting the technologies and practices pioneered by leading consumer Web properties (e.g., Amazon, Google and Facebook). The challenge is that the Web is evolving toward social and mobile, which means designers must stretch further, to cover these new bases. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3005018 Gartner Webinars Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015 Strategic technology trends have the most potential to drive significant enterprise impact over the next three years - and IT cannot afford to ignore them. This session presents Gartner's annual list of the top 10 trends you should be reviewing and factoring into your strategic planning for 2015 - 2016. Thu, 02 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3003222 Gartner Webinars Five Ways Cloud Can Help You Transform Your Business Cloud computing provides business process directors and business process improvement practitioners with a bewildering array of options: SaaS, BPaaS, PaaS, hybrid cloud, cloud service brokerage. This session identifies the most critical cloud concepts and best practices for successfully using cloud services to achieve business process improvement outcomes. Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2999517 Gartner Webinars The Gartner Scenario for IT Service Providers: The Future of IT Services To capture future growth and position on the winning side of the fast-shifting IT services marketplace, IT and business service providers need to not only understand new delivery paradigms, but also embrace the clear opportunities that digital business is signaling. This webinar highlights Gartner's perspective and recommendations on the fundamental imperatives that every IT service provider must understand and embrace to capture success in application services, business process services, and infrastructure and support services. Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2978229 Gartner Webinars Technologies, Architectures and 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, 08 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3000719 Gartner Webinars Strategic Benefits Realization - How to Maximize IT Portfolio Yields Many organizations cut overall IT spend in order to reduce enterprise costs; but such cuts often damage performance. A better target for cost optimization is IT's initiative portfolio, which ultimately represents the enterprise's investments in change. This webinar describes an approach to maximizing IT portfolio yields called strategic benefits realization (SBR), which focuses on a few key enterprise behaviors that make a big difference in yields and reduced waste. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2979324 Gartner Webinars Customer Experience: Seven Questions a CIO Should Be Able to Answer The customer experience (CX) is one of the few differentiators that is hard to imitate. Increasing numbers of executives see it as a critical competitive battleground. Customers punish poor CX's but reward great ones. This webinar provides answers to the seven most common CX questions that Gartner receives. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2998817 Gartner Webinars Digital Business: Implications for Supply Management Leaders As executives and supply chain leaders develop new approaches to address emerging digital business, CPOs must adapt, update and align their supply management strategies and functional roadmaps. This webinar highlights the people, process and technology implications CPOs and their supply management teams must consider as business goes digital. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3003119 Gartner Webinars Is Cloud-Based Recovery Right for Midsize Enterprises? Since their early beginnings in 2008, cloud-based recovery service offerings are now available from more than 170 different service providers. However, these services are far from being the same in terms of monthly pricing, as well as how service delivery is actually managed. This session presents the finding from the Gartner Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Magic Quadrant and shares lessons learned from reviewing cloud recovery contract reviews from your peers. This webinar is a must-attend for any midmarket IT professional responsible for disaster recovery in their organization. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2998617 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. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3005019 Gartner Webinars Project Management in 2020 The digital avalanche continues. Big data, mobile and social all require quick action to take advantage of opportunities, or deliver competitive advantage. Will project managers go the way of buggy-whip makers by 2020 in a radically new IT ecosystem? The webinar discusses the future of project management. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2994720 Gartner Webinars IT Spending Forecast, 1Q15 Update: Falling Oil and Rising Dollars 2015 has started off with a bang. Daily news stories add subtlety, nuance and anxiety to the effects of oil price declines and the rise of the U.S. dollar on the world's economy. The dramatic drop in oil prices has redistributed money from oil-producing countries to oil-importing countries, but unfortunately, not all of it will find its way to IT spending. We cover the three effects the rise of the dollar has on IT spending. We also take a first look at our 1Q15 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 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2996317 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, 15 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2998129 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, 15 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2998717 Gartner Webinars Vendor Management Best Practices for Midsize Enterprises Midsize enterprises are increasingly reliant on IT vendors to deliver a range of solutions and services. However, the resources, processes, models and technologies necessary to manage these vendors is often minimally formalized, reducing negotiating leverage, which often leads to suboptimal vendor performance. Learn about the Gartner Vendor Management Framework to drive more value, reduce risk and define responsibilities for vendor management activities. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3000818 Gartner Webinars Modern Application Development Life Cycle Management Application development life cycle tools are evolving to support enterprise agility and to take advantage of cloud and social computing technologies. Learn how the decision factors in making tool selections are changing, and how DevOps is fundamentally changing the Application Development Life Cycle. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2998618 Gartner Webinars 3D Printing's Inflection Point: Are You Prepared for Growth? The 3D printer market is poised for rapid expansion. Printer shipments and revenue will be doubling year-on-year by 2018. Major technology providers will enter the market this year and next. Cool startups will innovate hardware, software and materials from the fringe, churning the market. As a result, buyers are trying to identify the technology innovators while providers are leveraging their intellectual property in order to become the industry leader. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3000721 Gartner Webinars Next Steps in Malware Protection Traditional malware protection fails to guard against some of the latest threats. New technologies are available for additional malware protection in the network and on endpoints. This webinar examines the strengths and weaknesses of the latest technologies in endpoint and network malware protection. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3000621 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. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2998718 Gartner Webinars Choosing the Right Cloud Database Cloud computing is being considered for all types of IT deployments. Databases are a particular type of software, with particular needs. This webinar discusses the main characteristics of cloud computing and varieties of cloud deployment options. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3000720 Gartner Webinars Key Investments and Strategies to Take Mobile Beyond 2015 Many organizations have moved to a multi-platform, multi-device strategy, supporting bring your own device (BYOD) and bring your own apps (BYOA) alongside corporate issued devices and apps. Successful enterprises and organizations need to put a strategy in place to ensure that they are making the right investments to optimize the benefits presented by these new imperatives. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3005919 Gartner Webinars Profile of High-Tech Provider Marketing Budgets High-tech provider marketing budgets averaged 9.9% of revenue in 2014, with a planned 6% increase in 2015. Marketers invested in new roles, greater collaboration, and increased marketing technology and services to improve the customer experience. See how the budget breaks out - expense, capital and innovation - as we review the annual spending research results. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3006817 Gartner Webinars Big Data Industry Insights The key to getting value out of big data is in processing it for insights and improved decision making. This webinar explores how different vertical industries are using big data, the types of data they are leveraging, and the challenges they face. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2995820 Gartner Webinars What to Do When Every Employee Is a Digital Employee The increase in employee technical literacy and digital dexterity is changing the role of the IT organization. Demands for a more consumerized work environment are coupled with a rapid rise in shadow IT and the personal choice of apps and devices. In this environment, IT has a great opportunity to promote a more agile and engaged workforce when "every employee is an IT employee." Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3005822 Gartner Webinars How Midsize Enterprises Can Deliver Value With BI and Analytics BI and analytic leaders in midmarket organizations face many of the same challenges as their peers in large enterprises, wrangling complex data to create analytical insight and deliver business value. However, they often have the added challenge of doing it with less IT staff and smaller budgets. As a result, working with business units to create a self-service strategy is a top priority. This session highlights common characteristics and best practices of BI programs in leading midmarket organizations that have reported above-average achievement of business benefits. Mon, 11 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2999217 Gartner Webinars A Strategic Roadmap for Postmodern ERP Is a Midmarket Imperative ERP continues to be the backbone business application platform for most midsize organizations, and this role will be preserved in postmodern ERP. The need to synchronize tasks and data, provide consolidated analysis, leverage single-view attributes and support spanning business processes all remain critical. However, for many midsize organizations, ERP and the associated strategy, have become too slow-moving and unchanging. Today a different construct that supports business agility is needed. Thu, 14 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 2999317 Gartner Webinars The State of Hyperconverged Integrated Systems in Midsize Enterprises Growing numbers of midsize businesses have found hyperconverged integrated systems suitable for their needs, including lower upfront costs (due to modular nature and commodity hardware base) and making up for the lack of internal IT resources for supports by offering fast deployment, scalable design and data management tools Tue, 19 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3011922 Gartner Webinars Execution Strategies for a Digital Workplace The key to creating a digital workplace is to match the approach with business needs, funding and executive sponsorship. This webinar presents a continuum of execution strategies, starting with a project orientation, which can evolve into a portfolio approach, and examines the "pervasive" end state. Attention to organizational change is a prerequisite for any digital workplace strategy. Wed, 27 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3012717 Gartner Webinars Digital Business Impacts Leadership and Culture When your business model is upended, so are all pre-existing notions of leadership and culture. Embracing digital business leadership and culture transformation attracts the right and relevant talent, demanding new forms of multidisciplinary and cross-functional organizational structures. Thu, 28 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3011921 Gartner Webinars Collaborating In the Digital Workplace Employees more readily become high-impact performers when their work experiences are contextualized to meet their needs, and when smart work environments enable them to work in transformative ways. The future of collaboration encourages dynamic and free-flowing teams, communities and networks. Wed, 17 Jun 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3012420 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 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