Gartner Webinars Gartner Webinar Feed en-us 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 L'impatto dirompente delle smart machines nella prossima decade Le smart machines sotituiranno il lavoro poco specializzato e potenzieranno le capacita i lavoratori creativi e non rutinari. Aziende ed organizzazioni devono agire ora per capire come le smart machines trasformeranno i loro settori o mercati. Tue, 05 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3028318 Gartner Webinars Top Recommendations to Design an Effective Governance Process 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, 05 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3021231 Gartner Webinars Can CSPs Successfully Generate Revenue From Big Data? Communication service providers (CSPs) are assessing a wide range of options for taking revenue from the big data value chain. This webinar looks at which areas are gaining momentum and what CSPs will require in order to be successful. Tue, 05 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3021319 Gartner Webinars CEO Concerns 2015: Committing to Digital The 2015 Gartner CEO and Senior Business Executive Survey explores how attitudes and priorities are shifting and the implications for CIOs. Business leaders are expecting big rises in digitally attributable revenue and that requires long term planning from CIOs. Thu, 07 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3028417 Gartner Webinars Cloud Infrastructure "aaS" With Traditional Outsourcing Solutions 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. Mon, 11 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3028422 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 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. Tue, 12 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3021719 Gartner Webinars How Digital Changes the Information Management and Middleware Markets Digital business is triggering an unprecedented explosion of data in multiple formats - ready to be extracted from operational systems, transformed, merged and delivered to integrated data structures for analytics purposes. This is causing a wave of new capabilities and requirements in information management, application infrastructure, and middleware technologies. Tue, 12 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3021320 Gartner Webinars Multichannel Marketing in Real Time Growing real-time communication capability across channels means marketers can influence decisions made by customers in the moment. This webinar helps you understand how and when to apply real-time techniques to multichannel marketing. Wed, 13 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3021318 Gartner Webinars Survey Says: Slow, Steady, Staged Hadoop The Gartner Research Circle survey on Hadoop adoption asked nearly 300 firms a series of questions about where they are and where they are going. The results are strikingly different from today's hype in ways that should inform your plans and expectations for this important new option for your information management portfolio. Thu, 14 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3031926 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 Make Your Metrics Meaningful Measuring aspects of your business, marketplace, customers and partners is more important than ever for BI and analytics leaders. Well-designed metric frameworks, yardsticks and communication mechanisms can avoid the many pitfalls that lead to confusion, misdirection and lack of collaborative performance. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3028418 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 Pricing Trends and Methodologies: From ITO to "As a Service" With new IT outsourcing and "as a service" offerings comes new pricing models. Understanding the latest pricing ranges will help you in your vendor selection or re-negotiations. This webinar reviews the latest pricing methods and ranges in today's market. Wed, 20 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3028419 Gartner Webinars Down to Earth: Bringing Clouds Together as a Broker Many private clouds will become hybrid, and enterprise IT organizations will move beyond hosting and managing IT capability to also managing IT services sourced elsewhere - especially with multiple cloud providers. Infrastructure and operations will take a primary role in changing the IT role from provider to broker. The key to success will be accelerating and adding business value as an intermediary. Wed, 20 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3021233 Gartner Webinars Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: A Vision for Supply Chain Planning 2025 Supply chain management is becoming increasingly important, and an essential capability is supply chain planning. In this webinar, we look at Wall Street to see what lessons we can learn from the evolution of stock market trading and get a glimpse at the future for supply chain planning. New business models, the Internet of Things, big data and new planning technology will have a massive impact on supply chain planning. It is vital to address the impact that these changes will have on your people, your processes and your technology. You need to stay relevant in a changing world and prepare your organization for the opportunities that the future will bring. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3030718 Gartner Webinars Where Hadoop Is Going in 2015 The momentum of Hadoop has perceptibly slowed. Hortonworks recorded its first quarter as a public company, Pivotal abandoned its distribution and an additional pay-to-play standards body has emerged. How will these changes affect the market in 2015? Thu, 21 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3028320 Gartner Webinars Network Programmability - Think Automation, Act With Provisioning The road to network agility starts with simple steps such as automating VLAN, and IP address assignment, and culminates with a network that adjusts itself to meet an application's performance, availability and security requirements dynamically. This webinar describes a stepwise approach to network programmability that includes changes to the organizational culture, network task automation and linkage to the orchestration systems. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3030719 Gartner Webinars Leveraging the Internet of Things in Vertical Industries The Internet of Things (IoT) will include 25 billion installed units by 2020 and will impact all major vertical industries. IoT will create new business models, facilitate digital business and radically alter the way we understand the delivery of "IT" services today. This webinar explores how should you prepare for this opportunity, and how this will impact you, your customers and the overall market. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3021321 Gartner Webinars Why Centers of Excellence Make a Big Difference Centers of excellence (CoEs) accelerate the uptake of new technologies and optimize core capabilities with higher efficiency and lower costs. Technical professionals who staff these CoEs must embrace non-technical skills and cross-discipline collaboration in addition to their core technical expertise to operate at peak efficiency and deliver optimal value to the enterprise. Wed, 27 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3023817 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 Cool Vendors 2015: Business and Things - The Next Innovation Frontier Many businesses want to know how to take advantage of the digital revolution. Cool Vendors in 2015 are delivering digital innovation for the way people work and how businesses structure themselves, and creating new value through an Internet of Things. The result is that a new generation of capabilities must now be mastered. To find success in digital business, the right vendors will pave how the way. This webinar examines how to shape the path to digital success. Thu, 28 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3023818 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 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 towards digital business. We highlight some of the most dangerous and misleading cloud myths and how to move beyond them. Thu, 11 Jun 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3035218 Gartner Webinars Key Considerations for Assessing Office 365 in the Midmarket Microsoft Office 365 continues to grow, and many midsize organizations wish to capitalize on this new solution set. Many question whether they should implement Office 365 at all. Those that are interested are struggling with whether they should implement the entire solution or just portions of it. The webinar answers these questions and deliver best practices for implementation. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3021322 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 How Midmarket CIOs Can Use a One-Page IT Strategy Strategic planning is at the heart of organizations of all sizes. However, it's an imperative for midsize organizations that have to ensure effective use of scarce resources. Leading resource-constrained IT teams requires clarity of purpose and outcomes. An IT strategy defines very clearly what has to get done, with what priority, and how success will be measured. There is an art and a science to developing an IT strategy. This webinar explores the art of strategic planning and helps midsize organizations articulate IT's contribution. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3021323 Gartner Webinars The Economics and Benefits of BYOD in the Midmarket This webinar looks at the costs and steps involved in provisioning and supporting user-owned devices in a typical midsize organization. Total cost of ownership (TCO), cost saving opportunities and the impact on user productivity are also investigated. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3021219 Gartner Webinars The Storage Scenario for the Midsize Organizations The storage industry is undergoing massive change with new architectures, vendors, market consolidation and buying centers other than IT. Midsize enterprises typically have smaller budgets and IT staffs than larger businesses, but many of the same business requirements and storage needs. This webinar looks at the Gartner five-year storage scenario and what it means for midsize organizations - where the storage industry is going, best practices for storage investments and what cloud storage means for the midmarket. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT 3026821 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