Gartner Webinars Gartner Webinar Feed en-us Information Security Buying Behaviors and Budget Trends 2015 EDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Information security continues to be a top priority in 2015. How will customer buying impact your business strategy? This webinar presents primary data from Gartner security surveys during the past year and provides an overview of our forecast for different security market segments. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3095819 Gartner Webinars From Dev to Ops: Five Real-World Docker Use Cases EDT: 8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 12:00 & 15:00 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 EDT: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 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 Supply Chain Analytics: Findings From the 2015 Gartner CSCO Study EDT: 9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. | GMT: 13:00 & 16:00 Analytics can play a critical part in CSCOs' success in their bimodal role of supply chain caretaker and business growth partner. But adoption is still emerging, with many organizations looking to build the business case and embed analytics in various supply chain processes. This webinar discusses the findings of a recent Gartner survey that investigated the state of analytics adoption and the challenges facing organizations, and looked for connections between the use of advanced analytics and better supply chain performance. Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3086219 Gartner Webinars Managing Infinite Data From Every Direction EDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 New directions and dimensions in storage management will demand more performance, more capacity and quick, seamless access to enormous databases in more efficient infrastructures that take up less space and consume less power. Because of severely restricted budgets, all these features must be delivered for less cost. This has created a receptive environment in which even the most conservative of system administrators are willing to explore alternative storage approaches and architectures from new vendors. This session explores the availability and cost of evolving storage technologies in the context of changing competitive landscapes. Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3093320 Gartner Webinars Technologies, Architectures & Vendors for the Internet of Things EDT: 8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 12:00 & 15:00 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 EDT: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 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 Climbing Into Thin Air and Making Your Cloud Soar EDT: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 Enterprises report that 95% of their private clouds have problems. Two-thirds plan to enable hybrid cloud in the next two years. Provider and technology choices are growing. Successful projects need the right focus, goals, services, processes, staffing and technology - and most don't have them Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3088724 Gartner Webinars Information Security and the Dark Side of the Digital Workplace EDT: 8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 12:00 & 15:00 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 EDT: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 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 EDT: 9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. | GMT: 13:00 & 16:00 Road maps 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 road maps 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 Methods for Monetizing Your Data EDT: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 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, 20 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3098518 Gartner Webinars Moving Midmarket IT Groups From Cost Centers to Value Centers EDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 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 Cloud Infrastructure "aaS" With Traditional Outsourcing Solutions EDT: 9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. | GMT: 13:00 & 16:00 Designed for senior IT Managers, this practical session provides attendees with critical factors that will help ensure success when seeking, buying, implementing and managing "aaS" outsourcing deals, including key selection criteria, pricing models, service levels and contract structures. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3093017 Gartner Webinars What Is 5G, and What Does It Mean for IoT? EDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 5G, the next-generation cellular standard, is currently advancing at a feverish pace in R&D centers around the globe. For the first time in cellular technology development, 5G will be focused not only on handsets, but on other wireless devices as well. This session discusses the impact 5G will have on IoT communications, as well as competing wireless technologies in the Internet of Things (IoT) market. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3093318 Gartner Webinars We Received a Software Audit Letter: What Do We Do Now? EDT: 8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 12:00 & 15:00 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 Digital Business Impacts Leadership and Culture EDT: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 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. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3093018 Gartner Webinars Getting the Most From SharePoint: On-Prem or Online EDT: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 Many enterprises have made investments in SharePoint, and a growing number are looking to do so in SharePoint Online in Office 365. This webinar discusses the strengths and weakness of SharePoint so you can deliver clear benefits to your business. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3090017 Gartner Webinars Top Security Trends for 2015 2016 During 2014 we've seen profound changes in cybersecurity, altering planning, delivery, operations and management in an attempt to keep up with new and increasing threats to the enterprise. Traditional approaches to IT security have limited impact and require changes as well. This webinar will review the lessons learned and inform listeners to use the past to create the future. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3101718 Gartner Webinars Key Trends of Advanced Analytics The excitement around advanced analytics is increasing, as evidenced by growing market figures and M&A activity. This webinar will help you navigate existing technologies, upcoming trends and user adoption. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3090727 Gartner Webinars Latest Hot Topic: Solid-State Arrays Are Not Created Equal Solid-state arrays are an increasingly hot topic, especially for VDI and database workloads. Although the evaluation methodology is similar to a typical enterprise storage array, criteria unique to solid-state technology must be addressed as part of a storage purchasing decision. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3099125 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, 03 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3092934 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 Mobile App Scenario The enterprise mobile app revolution is just starting and to date, few organizations are taking advantage of apps. Form factors and platforms continue to multiply, and with them, opportunities. Discover new architectures and tools that will unlock competitive advantage through rapid delivery of new apps. Wed, 09 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3099317 Gartner Webinars The Six Habits of Exceptional Customer Experience Leaders Customer experience is the new competitive battlefield - but are you battle-ready? Many marketing and customer experience leaders still wrestle with what it means to lead customer experience efforts. This webinar explains the six habits of the most effective customer experience leaders, providing prescriptive guidance for how to adopt these patterns within your own organization. Through a series of examples of high-profile customer experience leaders, we provide a grounding in the principles and practices of marketing and customer experience leaders who have created new business advantage on the basis of customer experience innovation. Wed, 09 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3099318 Gartner Webinars Comprehensive Framework for Effective IT Vendor Management Reliance and spend on external IT vendors is increasing, yet the resources, processes, models and technologies necessary to manage vendors often receive minimal investment, and confusion exists in the enterprise regarding who does what to manage external suppliers. Learn about Gartner's new vendor management framework to drive more value, reduce risk and define responsibilities for vendor management activities. Thu, 10 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3102717 Gartner Webinars Demystifying Security Analytics: Data, Methods, Use Cases Many vendors sell "security analytics" tools. Alternatively, some organizations build their own security analytics capabilities using big data technologies and approaches. How do you find the right approach for your organization and benefit from this analytics boom? Thu, 10 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3104918 Gartner Webinars Adaptive Sourcing: strategie bimodali per il successo digitale I crescenti investimenti tecnologici e gli annunci di innovazione digitale da parte dei vostri clienti o concorrenti richiedono una accelerata capacita di erogare nuove soluzioni. Strategie di sourcing adattive ed IT bimodale sono dei fattori di successo critici per le iniziative digitali di successo - che stimiamo saranno solo il 30% nei prossimi due anni. Sul versante opposto, il 70% delle iniziative non otterra i risultati auspicati e le funzioni IT coinvolte saranno percepite come un ostacolo alla competitivita. Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3090117 Gartner Webinars Using IOT to Create Opportunity for Software Monetization The Internet can be thought of as a combination of an "Internet of People," an "Internet of Information," an "Internet of Things" and an "Internet of Places." The potential for combining all of this is staggering. The Internet of Things (IoT) turns every manufacturer into a software provider, which will have profound impact on application strategy, architecture, development and integration. The webinar answers key questions for new-to-market software providers. Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3099417 Gartner Webinars Best Unified Communication Solutions for Midsize Enterprises Many midmarket organizations need to upgrade their legacy phone systems and are interested in adding audio/web/video conferencing, presence/IM and mobility to enable unified communications (UC). Gartner evaluated the top UC providers and their offerings, specific to the needs in the midmarket. This webinar reviews our findings for the first UC Magic Quadrant focused specifically on the midmarket. Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3089217 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 Business Value: Laying the Groundwork for Key I&O Initiatives Business value lies at the center of numerous IT objectives. Defining the right level of business value will directly impact the way you build service catalogues, define metrics, create BVD, establish IT cost structures, track performance and more. Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3104135 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. Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3100618 Gartner Webinars Delivering Outstanding Business Intelligence "on a Budget" This webinar discusses how midmarket CIOs are creating business intelligence programs with smaller budgets and smaller teams. In particular, we examine the BI team structure required for midsize organizations that often lack the resources of a centralized IT department. Moreover, we investigate the new more self-contained BI platform architecture enabled by cloud-based BI and visual data discovery, which promise more self-service capability and less upfront data integration labor. Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3089219 Gartner Webinars Engaging Customers in a Mobile, Digital World This webinar provides insight for understanding, planning and implementing emerging mobile and digital technologies and apps to improve customer engagement processes and experiences. The content focus is for IT leaders supporting the business departments with direct responsibility for creating marketing demand, selling prospects, or supporting customers. Tue, 22 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3103418 Gartner Webinars The Top 10 Cloud Myths Cloud computing is uniquely susceptible to the perils of myths due to the nature, confusion and hype surrounding it. Even with a mostly agreed on formal definition, multiple perspectives and agendas, the subject continues to mystify. The incessant hype results in confusion that permeates IT (and beyond) today. Whether they revolve around security concerns or cost savings, cloud myths primarily serve to impede innovation and distract us from real progress toward digital business. We highlight some of the most dangerous and misleading cloud myths and how to move beyond them. Wed, 23 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3101523 Gartner Webinars Mobile Apps Are Different: Best Practices in Mobile Development Mobile apps are much more focused and targeted than desktop apps, and they have to accomplish tasks quickly. The proliferation of mobile devices will only accelerate, especially with the addition of wearable technology. All of these factors make mobile apps very different than traditional desktop apps, and development and operations teams need to be prepared to change the way they approach app dev to address mobile. Learn best practices that you should employ to ensure successful mobile app development. Wed, 23 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3101717 Gartner Webinars Living in a World of Hybrid IT As the rate of cloud adoption accelerates, the issues of integrating and managing cloud services alongside non-cloud, traditional systems becomes more challenging. This webinar identifies the key challenges and provides practical advice on how to overcome them. Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3099319 Gartner Webinars Big Data Industry Insights For four consecutive years, Gartner has surveyed organizations on their adoption of big data. See the latest results from the 2015 survey to understand how different vertical industries are using big data to get deeper insights and solve business problems, where industries are with adoption and deployment, the types of data they are leveraging, and the challenges they still face. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3087726 Gartner Webinars How Digital Technologies Disrupt IT Services Digital technologies are disrupting all industries, and the IT services industry is no exception. The webinar discusses how the IT services industry is being disrupted and how service providers need to respond. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3104137 Gartner Webinars Securing Sensitive SaaS Using Cloud Access Security Brokers The fact that software as a service (SaaS) is managed by a cloud provider makes it attractive to many organizations, but this also means they are at the mercy of the provider for security features. Even worse, the provider generally has access to the data in the application. A solution may be found by introducing cloud access security brokers - gateways that can enforce access control, auditing and monitoring, and even encryption of data before it goes to the provider. Although promising as a design pattern, organizations must account for the impact and limitations of such solutions. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3100619 Gartner Webinars Getting Manufacturing Metrics Right A reinvigorated focus on the role production plays in today's supply chain amplifies the need for a metrics system that connects and contextualizes production performance within the end to end supply chain. How manufacturing is measured has progressed in the past five years, but data from a recent Gartner study shows there is more work to be done. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3103318 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 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, 19 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3088819 Gartner Webinars Best Practices for Effective Governance Successfully implementing governance requires both leadership and execution. Great IT leaders are masters of process. They understand that executing governance programs requires process, discipline and creativity. Governance processes are not "one size fits all." This session focuses on designing a governance process to suit the specific needs of your enterprise. Tue, 20 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3105017 Gartner Webinars How SMBs Can Overcome the Endless Cycle of Cost Cutting Many midmarket CIOs are stuck in a cost-cutting cycle driven by simple expense-line trimming not tied to business outcomes. They struggle to fully exploit the use of information technology throughout the enterprise. A new holistic approach to IT optimization is needed that balances cost-efficiency with opportunities to enhance business value. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:00:00 EST 3091217 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 Laying the Groundwork for Digital Business in the Midmarket We are now living in a truly digital age, where technology is rapidly creating new sources of business value and competitive advantage for companies of all sizes. This will lead to a different breed of digitally minded, technology-enabled enterprises that will require a new focus and strategy. This session explores the forces shaping the digital age, the new capabilities required to be successful, and the challenges and opportunities midsize organizations face in becoming digital businesses. Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:00:00 EST 3091418 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