Gartner Webinars Gartner Webinar Feed en-us Unlocking the Digital Revenue Potential of SDN and NFV EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Software-defined network (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) will cause major disruption of the current operational routines of CSPs, CIOs, CMOs, and CTOs. SDN/NFV will change how CSPs create, manage and deliver telecom services to their clients. Future digital services will be more real-time and on-demand driven delivered through multiple channels. CSPs will only be able to capitalize on their SDN and NFV technology infrastructure investments if they congruently manage the shift to an agile operations mode with corresponding organizational and skillset changes. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3448917 Gartner Webinars Building an IoT Solution EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 The proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) will drive widespread adoption of IoT devices, platforms and related technology. However, be wary of "off the shelf" IoT solution claims. In most cases, you will need to assemble IoT solutions by combining new IoT technologies with existing applications and data. This will create unique challenges when aligning IoT projects with existing investments in analytics, information management, cybersecurity, etc. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3435717 Gartner Webinars The Need for Speed: Ensuring Application Performance in the Cloud and Mobile Age EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 Enterprise networks NOW need to reach a larger and more geographically dispersed audience often using mobile devices. As direct control of the underlying network decreases, enterprises must turn to new technologies and services to ensure that the user experience is enhanced. Branch office network requirements are shifting, the internet as enterprise WAN is more relevant and the reach beyond corporate networks is critical. This webinar looks at emerging technologies and approaches to better utilize cloud resources, and optimize mobile delivery while simplifying deployment of new services. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3447517 Gartner Webinars The IoT In Manufacturing Operations: Where Are We Now? EDT: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 The Internet of Things (IoT) is a paradigm shift for manufacturing operations. Its fanfare creates uncertainty in state-of-the-art technology adoption versus long term benefit. This webinar covers the current state of the IoT in manufacturing operations and provides best practices and examples. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3447518 Gartner Webinars Le opportunita' e sfide dell'API Economy L'API Economy e' un insieme di modelli di business e canali, basati sull'accesso sicuro di funzionalita' e dati da un ecosistema di sviluppatori e gli utenti delle applicazioni da loro implementate, attraverso un API (application programming interface), all'interno di un azienda o tramite Internet con I loro partner in business e clienti. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3465318 Gartner Webinars Cloud Computing and the Enterprise-Defined Data Center EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 The future of IT is hybrid, it's agile and it's enterprise-defined. Enterprise IT must become the service provider of outcomes - with infrastructure on-premises and in multiple cloud providers. Different services require different IT models, and outcomes can range from efficiency and low price to agility and business value. IT will need to do it all - without actually doing all of it. Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3469717 Gartner Webinars It's Not About You, It's About the Customer's Situation EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Creating great products and services is not nearly as hard as bringing them to market successfully. In this webinar, we explore the dynamics of how enterprises approach technology purchase decisions and what influences them the mostboth positively and negatively. Using this context, we explore how technology and services providers can adapt their GTM efforts to be more successful. Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3479018 Gartner Webinars CMO Spend Survey 2016 - 2017 EDT: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 Marketers have emerged as a major influence in defining corporate strategy today, moving well beyond their role as brand stewards. Your work as de facto champions for customers, combined with your obligation to deliver business results, can stretch the resources of even the most disciplined marketing leaders. Wed, 02 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3390517 Gartner Webinars The Art of Influencing: How CDOs Should Engage Their Stakeholders EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Many data strategies and analytics initiatives still focus on the implementation of technology and fail to deliver tangible business benefits. CDOs must change the conversation with their business stakeholders to influence the cultural change impacts of a data-driven approach and ensure that the business value of information assets is fully realized. Wed, 02 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3305517 Gartner Webinars Robotic Process Automation (RPA): From Hype to Reality EDT: 9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. & 9:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 & 16:00 The disruption of artificial intelligence and related technologies (cognitive, machine learning and RPA) is already here and more is on the way. In 1999, the big disruption was the use of offshore to create labor arbitrage. The new disruptor is automation arbitrage, a term Gartner is using to describe the recalibration of human labor to drive business outcomes. The initial low-hanging fruit in this arena is robotic process automation (RPA). It is relatively low cost, quick to implement and unobtrusive; thus it starts what will likely be one of the most important conversations in the next five years how automation will change the value proposition in all organizations. Thu, 03 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3461417 Gartner Webinars Using Digital Business Lenses to Identify Disruption Opportunities EST: 9:00 a.m. | PST: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 The flip to digital business represents a disruptive transition. Navigating and coexisting in the pre-digital as well as the digital worlds means that business leaders will face unprecedented challenges and opportunities as they drive their organizations through the transition. Finding the right opportunities requires looking through the right lenses. We have defined three such digital business lenses that can help identify and prioritize opportunities. Tue, 08 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3470117 Gartner Webinars SDWAN Forecast and Opportunity: How They Will Disrupt the Router Market EST: 11:00 a.m. | PST: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 16:00 This webinar introduces Gartner's initial forecast for the SDWAN market segment. THE SDWAN market is experiencing explosive growth. Strong enterprise and communications service provider demand is dramatically disrupting the traditional branch-office router market. In this webinar, we target strategic planners and product leaders as they chart their courses through the most disruptive WAN technology in over two decades. Tue, 08 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3478918 Gartner Webinars Top Predictions 2017 and Beyond: Surviving the Storm Winds of Digital Disruption The evolution of technologies in the era of digital is supporting three business movements that are reshaping the way people and businesses engage using technologies. Digital assets that can be manipulated through algorithms are being created. And when those algorithms get smart, the whole game changes. This webinar examines the predictions that highlight how the future will evolve in a movement toward an autonomous world of human-machine cooperation. Tue, 08 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3435817 Gartner Webinars Fundamental Principles of Software Asset Management EST: 8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. | PST: 5:00 a.m. & 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 & 16:00 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 SAM can help IT departments identify and eliminate waste, cutting cost and reducing risk as a result. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3470217 Gartner Webinars Dealing With Complexity in a Bimodal World EST: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | PST: 7:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 & 18:00 The business world today is necessarily complicated, and organizations deal with it every day. Sometimes, though, it gets really complex and the learned processes used to deal with very complicated patterns simply don't work. We talk about bimodal delivery, where there are a set of patterns that may be very complicated, but we can navigate by using consistent work processes. Mode 1. Some of the work we do, though, is exploratory (where we know in a broad sense what outcomes we want but are unsure of how to get them) or experimental (we're trying new things). These types of work we call Mode 2 and they're not (just) complicated, they're complex. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3461619 Gartner Webinars The Top 10 SaaS ERP Myths That Midmarket CIOs Need to Know EST: 11:00 a.m. | PST: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 16:00 CIOs and ERP leaders in midsize organizations need to separate the myths of SaaS ERP, or cloud ERP more generally, from the reality. Leading midsize organizations are managing expectations and prioritizing selection criteria to gain maximum value from SaaS and cloud ERP. Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3436118 Gartner Webinars Survey Insights: Big Data Adoption EST: 2:00 p.m. | PST: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 19:00 Big data investments continue to rise but are showing signs of tapering. The concept is transitioning toward specific impacts to business areas and metrics. This normalization reintroduces IT challenges around leadership, funding and skills for data and analytics leaders. Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3451618 Gartner Webinars The Gartner Top 10 Recommended IT Cost Optimization Ideas EST: 9:00 a.m. | PST: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Gartner has advised hundreds of organizations on IT cost optimization during the past several years. Use the top 10 recommended ideas as a checklist to ensure that you have tried or at least considered some of the more conventional cost optimization ideas before embarking on more advanced techniques. Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3461717 Gartner Webinars The Battle for the IoT Ecosystem A critical element of your go-to-market (GTM) strategy for the emergent IoT opportunity is establishing a vendor's ecosystem. Leverage the insight from this webinar to understand how IoT architecture drive requirements for ecosystem partners. We also present a framework to simplify the complex system of systems of the IoT into an actionable GTM strategy. Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3436017 Gartner Webinars What CIOs Need to Know and Do to Exploit Cloud Computing EST: 12:00 p.m. | PST: 9:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 After 10 years, confusion still exists regarding cloud computing. This guide will help CIOs understand why and how cloud as a style of computing should be exploited and why they need a cloud strategy. Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3461817 Gartner Webinars The Gartner Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 for 2016 EST: 11:00 a.m. | PST: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 16:00 In this webinar, Gartner analysts unveil the eighth annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25. As in past years, 25 manufacturers, providers, distributors and retailers will be recognized for their capabilities and leadership across the interconnected, interdependent healthcare supply chain. We highlight companies that are implementing real supply chain solutions that improve human health at sustainable costs. By sharing their accomplishments, we believe that all companies in the extended healthcare supply chain will be better prepared to face the current and future challenges of the industry. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3451417 Gartner Webinars The Future of Ecommerce: Commerce That Comes to You EST: 1:00 p.m. | PST: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 In 2025, how and what organizations sell will evolve into a world of commerce that comes to you. Businesses and consumers will have new ways to source items and services never seen before. Technologies such as the Internet of Things, smart machines and others will enable new commerce business models. Virtual reality, mobile, social and other new touch points will enable new interaction models. Peer to peer, 3D printing, drones, cloud and others will enable new sourcing and fulfillment models. Information and algorithms will guide and bind these all into the new world leaders of commerce. CIO's will need to envision this new world of commerce and put into place the necessary technologies to be ready for their organizations move forward on the road ahead of them. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3469718 Gartner Webinars Managing Risk and Security at the Speed of Digital Business EST: 9:00 a.m. | PST: 6:00 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. Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3451617 Gartner Webinars Four Steps to Improve Data Security for Midmarket Organizations EST: 11:00 a.m. | PST: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 16:00 Midmarket organizations often struggle with data security. The same tools, technologies, best practices and processes for enterprises are not always appropriate for midmarket organizations that have resource constraints, limited budgets and personnel. Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3391117 Gartner Webinars Mobile App Development: Scale or Fail Mobile apps are essential to the digital transformation of the enterprise and mobile app development is exploding, but the mobile environment and tools are in constant flux, with a new generation about to emerge. Enterprises must adopt the appropriate tools, architectures and partners to help them scale mobile app development, or they will fall far behind their competition. Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3435917 Gartner Webinars Manage Three Decisions to Master Supply Chain Inventory EST: 9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. | PST: 6:00 a.m. & 9:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 Inventory is more than a single pile of short term assets sitting on the company balance sheet. When used properly, inventory protects or creates value by fulfilling one of six roles. In order to act as stewards of a working capital efficiency, supply chain leaders must orchestrate three types of decisions across the enterprise: design choices, situational business decisions and optimized operations Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3470218 Gartner Webinars The BI & Analytics Challenge for T&SPs: Major Disruptions on the Way EST: 11:00 a.m. | PST: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 16:00 From artificial intelligence (AI) to machine learning to smart data discovery, the BI market is once again going through a major transformation and disruption. In this webinar, tech providers learn how buyers are thinking about deploying them, and what the market opportunity looks like. Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3473219 Gartner Webinars Stop Aiming for Successful Projects - Start Aiming for Successful Applications EST: 8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. | PST: 5:00 a.m. & 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 & 16:00 Ask an IT organization to review its application project success track record over the past 10 to 15 years and chances are that they will express general satisfaction most application projects are deemed to be successful. Ask the current business managers what they think of the current portfolio of applications and they will express dissatisfaction most applications are unpopular. Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3473217 Gartner Webinars Equip Your IAM Risk-Based Planning With a Comprehensive Risk Model EST: 10:00 a.m. | PST: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Assessment of more than 50 large IAM deployments have shown suboptimal IAM solutions with arbitrary priorities, missing time and budget targets, and unrealized expected outcome. Although most organizations stated that their approach is risk-driven, Gartner has not observed any risk model to drive decisions in most cases. In this webinar, we introduces a systematic, risk-based approach to IAM planning. Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3461917 Gartner Webinars Bring Your Own: come gestire dispositivi e app in modo sicuro? Il trend del Bring Your Own continua a crescere, impattando sempre piu' il modo in cui le aziende devono implementare le proprie strategie di sicurezza informatica. Mentre gli strumenti e le esigenze aziendali della mobility diventano sempre piu' sofisticati, gli approcci tradizionali vanno rivisitati per poter proteggere i dati aziendali. In questo webinar, Dionisio Zumerle parlera' delle strategie ed i tool aziendali piu' usati per mettere al sicuro le informazioni aziendali senza frustrare i propri utilizzatori. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3465117 Gartner Webinars Gartner's Four Step Approach to Optimize Megavendor Negotiations EST: 11:00 a.m. | PST: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 16:00 This webinar explains the importance of tailoring your negotiation plan to be vendor-specific. One negotiation process does not fit all vendors, so to optimize negotiations with the "Big Four" megavendors (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Gartner has created a four-step process called T4. T4 can and should be followed to plan and negotiate your optimal deal. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3470118 Gartner Webinars A Startup's Guide to Navigate Digital Disruption in Healthcare EST: 11:00 a.m. | PST: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 16:00 So you want to disrupt healthcare? You think the moment is finally here after many false starts? Your firm has many ideas but are baffled by the 'soup of acronyms' and left wondering about the industry dynamics? In this webinar, targeted to the business strategists within the start-up community; we discuss the absolute essentials of digital healthcare, the industry components, market opportunities and insights on how to address them. Please note that this session is a strategic industry wide view, and should not be perceived as an analysis of a specific market sub-segment. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3461422 Gartner Webinars Architecting Physical Data Center Networks to Optimize SDN Overlay Solutions EST: 12:00 p.m. | PST: 9:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 A simple, resilient and scalable IP-based spine-leaf network design will afford the agility benefits of a software-defined network (SDN) overlay. Data center architects can maximize the performance, scalability and agility gains of SDN by applying the implementation guidelines that we discuss in this session. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3481217 Gartner Webinars Hybrid Architectures for Cloud Computing EST: 8:00 a.m. | PST: 5:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 Most traditional IT organizations have existing data centers that need continued support while cloud technologies are adopted. Organizations will increasingly live in a hybrid world, with some applications in the public cloud and others in data centers. In this webinar, we review a hybrid IT world emerging in four distinct deployment scenarios. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3473218 Gartner Webinars What Is True? What Is Real? And Does It Matter In a Data-Driven World? EST: 10:00 a.m. | PST: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 We are obsessed with data-driven business. Is that really, truly desirable? Is "data" truly, really objective, or is it just perception? In rational decision making, how's "logic" doing, anyway? How should you deal with reality's habit of biting back? Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST 3479017 Gartner Webinars Best Practices Implementing IoT Projects EST: 1:00 p.m. | PST: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 Enterprises are increasingly implementing IoT projects. Yet CIOs and enterprise leaders often run into challenges implementing Internet of Things (IoT) projects. Implementation issues range from unclear business objectives to people issues and culture change to technology issues. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST 3413217 Gartner Webinars Roles, Responsibility and the Business Case for the CDO EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 An increasing number of organizations are creating or thinking about creating the role of chief data officer (CDO). This webinar will help your organization to: decide whether it needs a CDO; clarify what the roles and responsibilities of the CDO should be; and provide insight into the questions that need to be answered for building the business case. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST 3305518 Gartner Webinars The 2017 CIO Agenda EST: 9:00 a.m. | PST: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 The next evolution of digitalization is here: the rise of the digital ecosystem where enterprises, competitors, customers, regulators and other stakeholders form an interdependent business network. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST 3473220 Gartner Webinars 2017 Watch List: Key Investment Themes for Marketing Leaders EST: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | PST: 7:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 & 18:00 Separating the shiny objects from the areas poised to deliver real business value can be a challenge for today's marketing leaders. In this webinar, you'll learn which investment themes should be on the radar for marketing leaders going into 2017. Drawn from published Gartner research, we'll help you narrow the field of choice to the areas where we're seeing proven marketing impact. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST 3390417 Gartner Webinars Communicating the Business Value of IT to Midmarket Business Execs EST: 11:00 a.m. | PST: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 16:00 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 to business leaders. It is time to change the IT "story". Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST 3390419 Gartner Webinars