Gartner Webinars Gartner Webinar Feed en-us IoT's Challenges and Opportunities in 2017 EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 The Internet of Things has become a disruptive force in enterprises as they embark on their digitalization journeys. Although the impact on organizations is still nascent, the benefits and outcomes for IoT projects are becoming clearer. In the meantime, technologies and vendors across the IT value chain continue to evolve to better serve this market. These cut across the entire architectural stack, from chipsets to systems to applications to cloud services. The bewildering number of technology choices, and how best to implement and manage them, represents opportunities and challenges for the industry. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3641417 Gartner Webinars Managing Risk and Security at the Speed of Digital Business EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Digital business challenges the basic principles of information risk and security management. Risk and security leaders must understand the risks associated with business unit innovation, and balance the imperative to protect the enterprise with the need to adopt innovative technology approaches. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3623717 Gartner Webinars How Digital Business Redefines the Buyer Seller Relationship EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Digital business essentially means that buyers of technology are developing into technology companies competing in their own industry of reference and/or disrupting other industries. As they transform, technology becomes their core business, consequently aggravating the issue of vendor lock-in, but most importantly, raising the need for a new trust model and working relationship with providers. In turn, providers of technology must also undergo transformation to stay relevant and remain competitive. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3623918 Gartner Webinars Supporting Cost Optimization in the Business EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Digital business models are putting increased pressure on companies to become more operationally efficient, and the greatest opportunities to "optimize" a business are outside of IT. However, CIOs can support cost optimization in the business and drive improved business performance. This webinar offers guidance to CIOs who wish to take a broader view of cost optimization - a view that is enabled by information technology. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3623718 Gartner Webinars U.S. Healthcare Payers: Innovate or Face Obsolescence EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 U.S. healthcare payers are at a cross roads. Down one path lies a future of progressive obsolescence as cost-constrained, behind-the-scenes claims adjudicators. Down the other is a future of growth and profit from consumers willingly rewarding their business to organizations that deliver measurable health value and satisfying experiences. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3641418 Gartner Webinars Top 10 Trends Impacting I&O EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 These trends are societal, business and technology, and all will have direct impacts on how IT delivers services to the business over the next five years. Unless IT understands how these trends are emerging, and what cascading effects they will have on IT operations, the impact on strategy, planning and operations can be significant. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3623719 Gartner Webinars Data Lake, What Else? I Data lakes sono il nuovo must-have nella gestione delle informazioni. Ma perché? Questo Webinar esplora i benefici e i requisiti di un data lake, così come la vostra organizzazione può utilizzare questo concetto per guidare l'innovazione analytics-based. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3627817 Gartner Webinars Hadoop and Spark: Understanding Open Source Opportunities and Risks EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 As companies build foundational data and analytics infrastructure with Spark and Hadoop, the market continues to shift and evolve in new and dynamic ways. Learn how these technologies are used in enterprises today and how they will evolve to face tomorrow's use cases and scenarios. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3623720 Gartner Webinars Applying Software Asset Management Discipline to Cloud, Virtual and Mobile Assets EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 The approach to managing new software technologies and platforms has to evolve to reflect the unique challenges those environments pose. Using the same old methods, processes and tools will not keep up with the rapid rate of change, or the data demands of cloud, virtual and mobile assets and their licenses. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3635719 Gartner Webinars The Journey to the Mix: Private Cloud, Public Cloud, and Edge EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 IT is not simply on a journey to the cloud. Digital business requirements are driving enterprises to a mix a broad range of application styles - expanding infrastructure from the datacenter to the cloud, and soon the intelligent edge. IoT and augmented reality technologies will drive more processing and decision making to a very dynamic edge. I&Os challenge will be to enable and manage it all. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3645517 Gartner Webinars Rapidly Architect Your IoT System With the IoT Reference Model EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 The real value of the Internet of Things (IoT) goes well beyond connected devices. IoT promises to enable new revenue streams, provide insight into customer behavior and improve control over operations (and much more). But designing an IoT system is fraught with challenges. Security concerns, integration complexity and technical immaturity present daunting challenges to the technical professional. This webinar presents an IoT reference model that will help you overcome these challenges. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3623721 Gartner Webinars IT Spending Forecast, 1Q17 Update: Vendor Reactions to Market Concentration EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 2016 is now behind us, as is the interesting split between consumer and enterprise IT spending. Consumers were much more affected by the political and economic environment, which led them to retract overall spending in 2016. 2017 will be a year of turn around, with global growth is expected in most, but not all, regions and markets. Gartner's 2016 market share data is showing some interesting trends and movements - the emergence of new vendors into existing markets, the shifts resulting from new offerings like cloud and the toppling of the largest vendors. In this webinar, we walk through three different market examples, demonstrate the effects that have reshaped the vendor landscape and, for classes of vendors, predict their 2017 actions. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3641617 Gartner Webinars Take Advantage of Cloud Office to Kick-Start the Digital Workplace EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Many organizations are planning a move to Microsoft Office 365 or Google's G Suite due to vendor pressure or a desire to devote fewer internal resources to email and other collaboration tools. But a cloud office can also provide important new capabilities that support employee engagement, consumerization and a more agile work environment - in other words, a digital workplace initiative. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3633817 Gartner Webinars Prepare Your Enterprise Network for Digital Business and Cloud EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 An increasing use of cloud resources, DevOps-based cultures, and mobile computing are having a profound effect on enterprise networking. To keep up with the demands of the digital business, the network of 2021 will have to look vastly different from traditional network architectures. This webinar provides CIOs and infrastructure leaders with insights on how to prepare the network for a more dynamic age. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3623723 Gartner Webinars Executive Programs Education Community Webinar - Digital Transformation: What Higher Ed CIOs can Learn from Industry Leaders Webinar - Digital Transformation: What Higher Ed CIOs can Learn from Industry Leaders Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3646617 Gartner Webinars Establishing Your Digital Experience Platform EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 IT leaders must assemble and establish platforms that sense and respond to evolving digital business demands and opportunities. Much of the technology they look to will derive from foundational web technologies, like horizontal portals, web content management systems and e-commerce platforms. But the future digital experience platform (DXP) must be more than a sum of these parts. In this session, we discuss the qualities and capabilities of the successful DXP. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3633917 Gartner Webinars Six Steps to Change Leadership - The ESCAPE Model EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 The digital era is characterized by uncertainty and constant change. Digital business demands transformation that requires significant cultural and organizational change. Change methods of the past -"change management" - are not sufficient for success. What is needed is "change leadership." The ESCAPE model provides six actionable steps to move to change leadership. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3634118 Gartner Webinars 2017 IT Services Scenario: A Roadmap for Service Providers' Future Success EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 We are in the midst of some major recalibrations of the IT services market that will impact service providers' opportunities and value propositions. The IT services market opportunity is not defined by a single trend or force, but rather by multiple trends and forces. In this webinar, we examine four dynamic and interconnected forces that we predict will have the most impact in defining the evolving opportunity for providers: Digital business, cloud first, intelligent automation and business solutions. We look at Gartner reference frameworks and relevant predictions of their impact to help service providers examine their own strategies and chart their response. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3641420 Gartner Webinars How Demand Forecasting Optimizes Distributed Order Management EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Retailers are increasingly investing in distributed order management systems to manage the complexity of order fulfilment brought about by the expansion of shopping options available to consumers. To achieve optimal fulfilment performance, retailers need to not just react to consumer order requests, but also to forecast them, and in doing so, predict how consumers will shop. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3634017 Gartner Webinars Three Stages of Platform Planning: Modernize, Innovate, Reinvent EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Application leaders must understand the trends in application platforms to choose and plan new solutions, platform technologies, cloud services, architecture directions, skills, policies and organization models - with confidence. Informed readiness today will translate to business competitive advantage tomorrow. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3641421 Gartner Webinars Architecting Portable and Multicloud Applications EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 You're ready to build public cloud applications, but you don't want to be tied to a single cloud service provider. Whether you're interested in keeping your options open in the future or in a multiprovider strategy today, this webinar tells you how to architect portable cloud applications. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3623817 Gartner Webinars The Five-Year I&O Automation Scenario EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Automation of infrastructure and operations (I&O) processes promises significant efficiency, operations and financial advantages. I&O organizations that are mature enough to articulate a vision, change their culture and harness the capabilities of the multiple automation technologies that will change their fortunes. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3648417 Gartner Webinars Data Center Modernization and Infrastructure Agility Trends EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 IT infrastructure professionals must plan for business transformation by leveraging modern data center technologies such as flash-based storage, containers and software-defined technologies. IT organizations should move to more of a buy-versus-build mentality for infrastructure systems. Data protection and business-critical services must consider hybrid architectures. Data center modernization and infrastructure agility initiatives are at the heart of digital transformation Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3635717 Gartner Webinars Five Steps for CIOs to Cultivate Digital Leadership Mindsets and Behaviors EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Success in digital business requires different leadership traits than those forged in the past. The thinking necessary won't happen by chance. To equip teams for future success CIOs can leverage five practical steps designed to hone the digital leadership demanded by today's market reality. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3645518 Gartner Webinars IT Challenges in M&A for Midsize Enterprises EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Because of their profound impact on business processes and company resources, mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are one of the most demanding events in the lifetime of any enterprise, large or small. Gartner shares insights on the different types of deals and the IT contribution required to make such profound transformations more successful. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3623917 Gartner Webinars Cut Costs by Getting IT Lean in Lean Times EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 CIOs and IT leaders in regions and industries that are struggling economically are being told to cut the IT budget by 15%, but still get critical digital business initiatives implemented. Accelerating the move to enterprise agile is a high-risk, but high-reward, way to do both. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3635718 Gartner Webinars CIO Agenda 2017 - An ANZ Perspective: Seize the Digital Ecosystem Opportunity 11am ANZ / 9pm EDT CIOs face the usual pendulum in 2017: Digital business gives them a chance to create great opportunities for their organizations, but, the tumultuous global economic and geopolitical environment creates great uncertainties. Gartner sought feedback from nearly 3,000 CIOs and IT leaders to gauge what tops their agendas for 2017. We offer a look at those findings, with a focus on the unique challenges that IT leaders in Australia and New Zealand are facing. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3641419 Gartner Webinars Delivering Continuous Value With Office 365 EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 As a result of the underutilization of cloud office services, the payback from Office 365 investments is often only a fraction of what it could be. There is, therefore, a great opportunity for application leaders not only to maximize the return from cloud office investments but also to help employees become more effective by exploiting the full potential of a cloud office suite. Tue, 09 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3657917 Gartner Webinars