Gartner Webinars Gartner Webinar Feed en-us Nexus of Forces-Driven Opportunities in India and China 2015 The Nexus of Forces (social, big data, cloud and mobile) is emerging as a strong influence for IT adoption in India and China. Technology and service providers should plan to monetize this disruption. 02/03/2015 11:00 AM 2960538 Gartner Webinars Gartner Predicts Big Change for Digital Business: Will You Be Ready? Digital Business and the Internet of things continue to reshape the way human beings and machines cooperate to enhance both business and our lives. As CIOs attempt to determine how they will support Digital Business, it is important to have a clear view of what future trends digitalization is driving into our everyday decisions. The machines are becoming co-dependent on us as we are with them. Any strategy designed without assumptions in place about the pace and direction of change will suffer from a lack of focus and proper planning. 02/04/2015 8:00 AM 2961620 Gartner Webinars Climbing Into Thin Air and Making Your Cloud Soar 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 dont have them. 02/04/2015 10:00 AM 2963917 Gartner Webinars Avoiding BYOD's Policy Pitfalls Organizations of all sizes are welcoming employee-owned devices. Gartner's CIO Survey results indicate that respondents expect a majority of smartphones to be personally owned as soon as 2017. Flexibility in choosing the right device, familiarity with the platform and bringing business tasks to the screen users already turn to throughout the day are clear benefits, but a changing legal environment, growing user privacy savvy and pressure to expand BYOD to more roles is straining the broad mobile policies in place today. 02/05/2015 9:00 AM 2960534 Gartner Webinars As Audiences Scatter, Digital Marketing Hubs Converge As consumers traverse ever-more-complex and fragmented buying journeys, marketers gravitate to digital marketing hubs to unify disparate marketing data and processes for audience acquisition, engagement, conversion and transaction. Easier said than done, of course, when you consider the diversity of the components and complexity of the integrations that enable the digital marketing hub. Based on the recent Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Marketing Hubs research, this webinar provides a primer on the digital marketing hub functional architecture and the enabling provider landscape. 02/05/2015 10:00 AM 2959220 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. 02/10/2015 9:00 AM 2960122 Gartner Webinars The Art of a One-Page Strategy Strategic planning is at the heart of any enterprise, and alignment with the corporate strategic plan is often a key concern of CIOs. There is a science to developing an IT strategy, and there is an art. This session explores the art of strategic planning, helping attendees articulate IT's contribution. 02/10/2015 10:00 AM 2959221 Gartner Webinars Software-Defined IT Scenario "Software-defined" is a technology trend and culture that is increasingly attracting attention, and some serious trials and early adoption among a section of service providers and large global enterprises. But why has this evoked such a hype and interest among both technology providers and users? Is it something that is critical and urgent enough to invest resources in the next few quarters and years and how should I start planning for it? 02/10/2015 11:00 AM 2960539 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. 02/11/2015 8:00 AM 2961418 Gartner Webinars Context Brokers for Decision Support in IoT and Digital Business The emerging patterns of digital business and IoT challenge organizations to be aware of current and historic context to make intelligent business decisions. IT leaders are adopting new approaches to application design and data management to deliver new context data in time and with efficiency in cost and effort. 02/11/2015 10:00 AM 2960535 Gartner Webinars Where Hadoop Has Been and Where It's Going in 2015 The momentum of Hadoop has not faltered. In 2014, we saw the first IPO as Hortonworks went public. The breadth of use cases, complexity of projects and challenges in finding skills all grew in 2014. Will 2015 bring more of the same? Join us and find out. 02/12/2015 9:00 AM 2960536 Gartner Webinars Supply Chain and Demand-Driven Transformation On the demand-driven journey, the supply chain transforms twice: Functions and processes are internally integrated and streamlined, and supply chains become externally aware and optimized to deliver targeted outcomes. Understand the differences and what initiatives are required for each type of transformation. 02/12/2015 10:00 AM 2960537 Gartner Webinars Flipping to Digital Leadership: The 2015 CIO Agenda To grasp the digital opportunity, incrementally improving IT performance isnt enough. Enterprises need to flip from old to new in terms of information and technology leadership, value leadership and people leadership. 02/17/2015 10:00 AM 2964125 Gartner Webinars 2015 Vertical Industries Scenario: Succeeding in a Fluid World Most companies have begun their digital business journey, whether consciously or not. Technology is changing the buying process and blurring industry boundaries. This webinar explores the various changes occurring in vertical industry markets and how providers can prepare to lead their customers in a fluid digital future. 02/17/2015 11:00 AM 2960541 Gartner Webinars BYOD: The Challenges and Hardships of Implementing Globally Organizations attempting to implement bring your own device (BYOD) policies are often unaware of the challenges of a global implementation. A common practice is for organizations to apply a single policy across all regions, resulting in a failure of the BYOD program and exposing the company to serious financial and legal issues. Implementing BYOD globally causes unique regional challenges that include cultural, legal and financial issues and are often radically different by region. For some regions and industry types, these challenges are so great that BYOD becomes an impossible option to implement, and they force a choose your own device (CYOD) strategy instead. 02/18/2015 8:00 AM 2963918 Gartner Webinars Education: 2015 CIO Agenda A Higher Education Perspective Education 02/18/2015 10:00 AM 2970817 Gartner Webinars How to Perform an In-Depth Assessment of EMM Suites Evaluating enterprise mobility management (EMM) suites requires common criteria to objectively gauge competing products. These products provide multiplatform mobile device management, resulting in lower risk and lower cost of ownership. They are complex systems that require a holistic view of requirements and capabilities in order to optimize the organization's investment. 02/18/2015 10:00 AM 2960123 Gartner Webinars Leveraging Road Maps as Tools for Communicating Change Leading enterprise architects use a variety of road maps to guide and communicate change. But what type should you use, and when? Are there other types of maps that supplement road map efforts? What is the best way to create road maps? 02/24/2015 9:00 AM 2964017 Gartner Webinars The 2015 Gartner Scenario for CSPs Digital business will transform all of IT. For CSPs to be part of the transformation of the others' digital business, they must first transform themselves. Roles and responsibilities within the CSP will change as organizations adapt to new competition and new opportunities. This webinar highlights how to navigate these changes for maximum benefit. 02/24/2015 11:00 AM 2960126 Gartner Webinars Digitalization in Insurance: The Path to Success Although many insurers are building digitalization strategies, most are failing to fully understand the shifting industry dynamics that influence digitalization and the most effective path to digital transformation. 02/25/2015 8:00 AM 2964124 Gartner Webinars Office 365 and Mobile Productivity: Capabilities and Constraints In an effort to support a cloud-and-mobile-first collaboration strategy, many enterprises are contemplating Office 365. A successful implementation requires that technical professionals understand how Office 365 supports mobile productivity and how that support varies depending on the smartphone and tablet device, mobile app, mobile operating system and mobile browser used. This webinar examines the mobile productivity capabilities and constraints across Office 365 services and the new embedded mobile device management (MDM) functionality being built into Office 365. 02/25/2015 10:00 AM 2960124 Gartner Webinars The Real Economic Keys to BYOD This webinar looks at costs and steps involved in provisioning and supporting user-owned devices in terms of total cost of ownership, and investigates if savings are to be had and how user productivity is affected. 02/26/2015 9:00 AM 2961419 Gartner Webinars Make Your Metrics Meaningful Measuring aspects of your business, marketplace, customers and partners is more important than ever. Well-designed metric frameworks, yardsticks and communication mechanisms can avoid the many pitfalls that lead to confusion, misdirection and lack of collaborative performance 02/26/2015 10:00 AM 2960617 Gartner Webinars Gartner45: Die CIO-Agenda 2015 - "Flipping to Digital Leadership" Wie können IT-Führungskräfte das volle Potential der Digitalisierung für Ihr Unternehmen ausschöpfen? 03/05/2015 10:00 AM 2971118 Gartner Webinars