Gartner Webinars Gartner Webinar Feed en-us Executive Programs Education Community Webinar: Education IT Cost Optimization 101 Executive Programs Education Community Webinar: Education IT Cost Optimization 101 Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3444517 Gartner Webinars Top 10 IoT Technologies for 2017 and 2018 EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 The Internet of Things (IoT) will demand a wide range of new technologies and skills, including new hardware platforms, new networks, new operating systems, new types of high-volume data processing, new cloud services, new endpoint management tools, and new standards and ecosystems. This webinar explores 10 of the technologies organizations must master to excel in the age of the IoT. Tue, 04 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3435117 Gartner Webinars What Big Data Means Today and How to Position Effectively EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Gartner's original prediction that the term "Big Data" would become meaningless by 2020 was actually a bit off its largely useless already for differentiating products and solutions in most areas today, and customers are hearing identical terminology with little meaning or differentiation from most vendors in the space. This webinar will talk about what the term has come to mean today, where it should still be used, and where it should not. Tue, 04 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3437917 Gartner Webinars Cloud Computing and the Enterprise-Defined Data Center EDT: 12:00 p.m. | GMT: 16:00 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, 04 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3440217 Gartner Webinars How Cloud Is Revolutionizing Modern Application Development EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Cloud applications can deliver significant benefits, but selecting the right architecture, design and technologies for custom cloud applications involves complex tradeoffs. This webinar covers the intricacies of designing and building applications for cloud deployment and provides an in-depth look at development using cloud tools as well. Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3447317 Gartner Webinars Gartner IT Market Clocks: Step Up to the Digital Transformation Pace EDT: 9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. & 9:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 & 16:00 Digitalization priorities are rapidly spreading in all organizations, changing businesses and affecting IT budgets. To enable this fundamental transformation and the resulting growth, CIOs must focus technology investments and disinvestments on rapid but rational IT modernization. The Gartner IT Market Clock methodology guides CIOs in this journey, supporting critical IT asset decisions. Thu, 06 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3447417 Gartner Webinars Ten Ways CDOs Fail and How to Avoid the Traps EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Becoming successful and demonstrating that success is not easy road for the chief data officer (CDO). As the CDO role is fast emerging in general and new for many organizations, expectations are high, but the deliverables and best practices are still taking shape. Because of this, it's easy for CDOs to struggle and fail in various ways. High-functioning CDOs lay out a plan to deal with common challenges and avoid common traps. Thu, 06 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3305417 Gartner Webinars Office 365 and Google Apps for Work: Security Comparison EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 Google Apps for Work is increasingly a viable option for many businesses as a replacement for Microsoft Office. As CISOs consider their choices for moving collaboration tools to the cloud, they should have a good understanding of the relative security postures of Office 365 and Google Apps for Work. This webinar compares the security features of both platforms. Thu, 06 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3435317 Gartner Webinars Changes in Microsoft Licensing Will Impact Midmarket IT Leaders EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Microsoft licensing is a large percentage of most midmarket IT budgets. Microsoft is also one of the more complex licensing constructs to understand. Volume licensing programs are evolving to move midsize organizations into more of a direct relationship with the reseller, reducing negotiations with Microsoft. The licensing metrics for Windows Server 2016 is moving to core, which can increase costs. The high end Office 365 suite bundles are being re-branded and re-bundled with new services. This webinar examines these changes and how midsize organizations can address each of them: Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3435417 Gartner Webinars Architecting the Digital Business EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Realizing the benefits of a digital business requires a technology and business architecture that incorporates people, businesses and things. In this webinar we explore the required capabilities of technology and service providers in helping their customers transform and embrace emerging trends such as the economics of connections, robotic process automation and smart machines to achieve the full benefits of digital business. Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3441517 Gartner Webinars Cloud Computing Primer EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Cloud computing, in its many forms, has become an integral part of IT. Even after 10 years of cloud hype, confusion is still rampant. This webinar explores best practices to help IT leaders, CIOs and IT professionals develop strategies to take advantage of cloud as they shift to digital business. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3447418 Gartner Webinars Design a Modern Security Operation Center Security operations are a critical component of an effective cybersecurity organization. Organizations pursuing a more mature security practice may decide to centralize all or part of those activities into a security operations center (SOC). This webinar details a structured approach to plan, establish and efficiently operate a modern SOC. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3435517 Gartner Webinars Building Successful Business Metrics for Technology Risk EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Security and risk management leaders are always trying to improve the quality of their metrics to inform better decision making in their organizations. "Business alignment" is spoken about frequently, but execution is challenging. Key risk indicators (KRIs) should have defensible causal relationships to business impacts and present leading indicators to decision makers. In this webinar, we discuss a Gartner methodology to integrate risk and corporate performance that helps achieve these goals. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3435617 Gartner Webinars Building an IoT Strategy: Integration Is the Key EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 The dawn of the Internet of Things (IoT) is upon us. IoT is not one thing; it's the integration of several things into a business solution. Therefore, a strong IoT strategy starts with an integration mindset. This webinar lays out a pathway to IoT via the integration strategy and addresses questions of how to leverage integration to maximize the business value of IoT solution components. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3449117 Gartner Webinars Applying the Science of People in Portfolio Management EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 The original concepts and constructs around portfolio management, as well as project and program management, work great on paper. As long as everyone does what they should do when they should do it, all is well. The problem is that people rarely do what they should do they do what people do. Simply stated, portfolio management, as well as project and program management, provide a false sense of security because they appear as proven best practices, however, they are flawed because they fail to, among other things, factor in that we are dealing with people. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3449219 Gartner Webinars A One-Page Cloud Strategy for Midmarket IT Leaders EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Decisions around insourcing or outsourcing are inherently complex. Midmarket IT leaders can use this agile decision-making tool to visually compare and contrast current infrastructure and application workloads against a dynamic vendor landscape filled with cloud solutions of varying maturity and costs. This tool provides a framework for determining the most appropriate service delivery model by examining a variety of factors, such as organizational capabilities, application performance requirements and compliance requirements. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3413118 Gartner Webinars IT Spending Forecast, 3Q16 Update: Impacts of Brexit Not Limited to the U.K. EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 "May you live in interesting times." has never been more true. 2016 is rapidly becoming the little spending engine that could. Despite the many shocks that have could have derailed IT spending, global IT spending growth continues to be positive, even if it is best described as lackluster. 2016 is the year that business focus returns to growth. Digital business, the Nexus of Forces, IoT, and even algorithmic business are top initiatives of business leaders. Brexit, negative interest rates, and other global economic uncertainties have not changed these initiatives, but, they are reshaping what IT is purchased, who is buying technology and from whom. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3447619 Gartner Webinars How to Sell a Big Data Initiative to Senior Management EDT: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 Engineers, architects and analytics leaders are excited about new technologies and grasp them quickly. But techies' biggest challenge is selling new technologies and results achieved with them to the management. This webinar takes you on the hero's journey and gives you tools to win over the hearts and minds of senior management. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3449218 Gartner Webinars Building Better Backup EDT: 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 & 17:00 More than half a century after the invention of the tape drive, backup seems to be getting more complex and more costly. Learn how to design and maintain better backup/recovery systems and what technologies, providers and best practices are available to enhance or even revamp your data protection practices. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3447419 Gartner Webinars Making the Case for IT Automation in the Midmarket EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 The automation of IT processes holds great promise for midsize organizations. Process definition and automation will increase efficiency, reliability and strategic relevance often with relatively little investment in technology. Midmarket organizations are uniquely positioned to succeed in automation. In this webinar, we discuss five proven and achievable steps. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT 3391217 Gartner Webinars 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 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 Top Predictions 2016: Make It Digital, Make It Programmable, Make It Smart! 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 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 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 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 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 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 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