Gartner Webinars Gartner Webinar Feed en-us The Five-Year I&O Automation Scenario EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Automation of infrastructure and operations (I&O) processes promises significant efficiency, operations and financial advantages. I&O organizations that are mature enough to articulate a vision, change their culture and harness the capabilities of the multiple automation technologies that will change their fortunes. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3648417 Gartner Webinars Data Center Modernization and Infrastructure Agility Trends EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 IT infrastructure professionals must plan for business transformation by leveraging modern data center technologies such as flash-based storage, containers and software-defined technologies. IT organizations should move to more of a buy-versus-build mentality for infrastructure systems. Data protection and business-critical services must consider hybrid architectures. Data center modernization and infrastructure agility initiatives are at the heart of digital transformation Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3635717 Gartner Webinars Five Steps for CIOs to Cultivate Digital Leadership Mindsets and Behaviors EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Success in digital business requires different leadership traits than those forged in the past. The thinking necessary won't happen by chance. To equip teams for future success CIOs can leverage five practical steps designed to hone the digital leadership demanded by today's market reality. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3645518 Gartner Webinars IT Challenges in M&A for Midsize Enterprises EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Because of their profound impact on business processes and company resources, mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are one of the most demanding events in the lifetime of any enterprise, large or small. Gartner shares insights on the different types of deals and the IT contribution required to make such profound transformations more successful. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3623917 Gartner Webinars Cut Costs by Getting IT Lean in Lean Times EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 CIOs and IT leaders in regions and industries that are struggling economically are being told to cut the IT budget by 15%, but still get critical digital business initiatives implemented. Accelerating the move to enterprise agile is a high-risk, but high-reward, way to do both. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3635718 Gartner Webinars CIO Agenda 2017 - An ANZ Perspective: Seize the Digital Ecosystem Opportunity 11am ANZ / 9pm EDT CIOs face the usual pendulum in 2017: Digital business gives them a chance to create great opportunities for their organizations, but, the tumultuous global economic and geopolitical environment creates great uncertainties. Gartner sought feedback from nearly 3,000 CIOs and IT leaders to gauge what tops their agendas for 2017. We offer a look at those findings, with a focus on the unique challenges that IT leaders in Australia and New Zealand are facing. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3641419 Gartner Webinars Top Four Reasons Your MDM Program Will Fail, and How to Avoid Them EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 Master data management implementation programs contain several diverse risk areas that must be recognized and addressed to ensure success. This session focuses on the four most common situations that cause unexpected issues, delays and program failure while attempting to implement MDM. Mon, 01 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3675417 Gartner Webinars The Secrets of Prioritizing IT Demand EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 For most organizations, IT demand comes from many distributed sources and can be counted on to outstrip supply. Textbook best practices crumble in the face of multiple competing and ever-changing priorities. A few simple mindset adjustments, a bit of political savvy and practical frameworks for demand intake will enable you to realistically manage demand and extract value. Tue, 02 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3680617 Gartner Webinars Key Market Dynamics in Application Infrastructure and Middleware EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 We discuss the most-significant supply- and demand-side trends affecting current and upcoming dynamics in the application infrastructure and middleware (AIM) software market as organizations capitalize on digital business. The AIM software market is being disrupted by digital business transformation and the shift to lightweight infrastructure with open source, cloud, event processing, in-memory computing and pervasive integration as the key driving forces that will reshape the competitive landscape. Tue, 02 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3691817 Gartner Webinars Leverage Business Capability Modeling to Integrate Strategy With Execution EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 Business capability modeling is used to represent how enterprises deliver strategic value to customers. These models represent the future-state capabilities of the business and illustrate how current capabilities need to change to support strategic opportunities and threats. This webinar is for those seeking to learn how to develop their business capability models and engage business and IT leaders. Tue, 02 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3680517 Gartner Webinars Optimize Active Directory for Azure AD, Office 365 and the Cloud EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Organizations adopting Azure AD and Office 365 need to integrate these cloud services with their enterprise Active Directory (AD). AD must be optimized to achieve low-friction user provisioning and access to the cloud. This session discusses approaches to AD optimization and factors influencing their selection in real-life situations. Wed, 03 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3675517 Gartner Webinars Unlock Your Digital Future by Adopting IT Strategy Designed for the Digital Age EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 As information and technology move to the heart of every enterprise, IT strategy can no longer be seen as a reaction to business strategy. Rather, it should become an important component of business strategy, both informing and responding to the strategic decisions of the enterprise. We will look at how IT strategy is changing in the digital age and introduce an evolution of Gartner's IT strategy and strategic planning frameworks. Thu, 04 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3680518 Gartner Webinars Enterprise Blockchain: Current Pitfalls, Future Potential EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 Blockchain enthusiasm continues unabated across many organizations in multiple industry sectors. The potential is undeniable, but there is still much misunderstanding about this emerging technology. The result is significant misalignment between solution requirements and technology capabilities. Often the basis for the project is the need to solve a "CEO problem": a situation in which the CEO generates a contrived exercise for the CIO, as opposed to addressing a real business problem. Thu, 04 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3682917 Gartner Webinars Why and How to Measure the Value of Your Information Assets EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Increasingly, information is acknowledged as a critical enterprise asset, but it is neither allowed on balance sheets nor even assessed by most organizations. Doing so, however, leads to improved information management and business outcomes Mon, 08 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3675547 Gartner Webinars The IoT Roadmap for the Digital Business EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 Most executives have teams working on IoT initiatives in their enterprises. These teams are struggling with technology issues, vendor selection challenges, and entrenched cultural and political practices. The teams need a roadmap to help formulate their strategic and tactical next steps. Mon, 08 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3675418 Gartner Webinars Digital Trust: The New Frontier? Redefining Trust for the Digital Era EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 Trust is essential to the success of digital business. It must encompass all of the entities that participate in digital interactions and their relationships within the context of those interactions, and everything that brokers those relationships and interactions. We look at a new definition of trust and some approaches to enable trust in the decentralized, distributed and dynamic world of digital business. Tue, 09 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3691618 Gartner Webinars Delivering Continuous Value With Office 365 EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 As a result of the underutilization of cloud office services, the payback from Office 365 investments is often only a fraction of what it could be. There is, therefore, a great opportunity for application leaders not only to maximize the return from cloud office investments but also to help employees become more effective by exploiting the full potential of a cloud office suite. Tue, 09 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3657917 Gartner Webinars Gartner's Acquisition of Machina: World Class IoT Insight and Advice EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 The Internet of Things is a vast ecosystem. High-tech providers require expert advice and guidance in order to succeed in the IoT economy. We discuss the Gartner acquisition of Machina, and how this additional insight and advice can help you succeed in this landscape. Tue, 09 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3691721 Gartner Webinars The Top Security Trends for Midsize Enterprises EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 Security continues to be both a top challenge and an investment priority for IT leaders in midsize organizations. By keeping these trends in mind, midsize enterprise IT leaders can select the right mix of strategy and tactics to effectively and affordably strengthen the security posture of their organizations. Tue, 09 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3690017 Gartner Webinars 2017 CIO 2017CIOGartner3000CIOIT2017GartnerIT Tue, 09 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3684418 Gartner Webinars Backup: Fix It or Ditch It? EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 Backup and recovery is a very old, but often expensive and problematic, process for organizations. We look at current trends in backup, alternatives that are available, and their maturity and applicability, as well as best practices to remediating current backup challenges. Wed, 10 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3680519 Gartner Webinars Machine Learning/AI: Hard Facts, Conclusions and Actions EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 We are in the early stages of a 10-year cycle which machine learning is morphing from a lab curiosity to a rich, pervasive technology value-add. Grandiose visions and deep seated cynicism are fighting each other in the marketplace. We break down fact versus fiction and various alternative paths to success. Mon, 15 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3683017 Gartner Webinars Roadmap to a Differentiated Digital Customer Experience EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 A superior customer experience is one of the few remaining means of sustainable competitive differentiation as the effects of globalization take their toll. Face-to-face and voice interactions with customers are being steadily replaced by digital channels, and so the role of IT is increasingly important. In this webinar, we lay out a roadmap based on best practices to help you face the challenge. Mon, 15 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3675617 Gartner Webinars Accelerating Deal Value Realization in Mergers & Acquisitions EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 With tech M&A activities occurring at unprecedented levels, Gartner continues to play an essential role with general managers and corporate development teams in strategy development, screening, deal execution, announcement and integration. We provide key insights to improve M&A success rates and acceleration of deal value realization. Tue, 16 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3691917 Gartner Webinars 10 Absolute Truths About Talent Management in Digital Business EDT: 2:00 p.m. | PDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 18:00 Building and sustaining a successful digital business requires transformational change in leadership, mindset, structure and workforce capabilities. Through the lens of Gartner's 10 absolute truths for talent management, IT leaders and aspiring CIOs gain an understanding of the holistic and dynamic talent management strategy needed to raise organizational maturity for success in digital business. We discuss the critical set of capabilities required to enhance relevancy and marketability in the digital era. Thu, 18 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3683217 Gartner Webinars Il ruolo delle reti nell'evoluzione dei data center Join us for 60 minutes: 11:00 CEST | 10:00 a.m. GMT | 5:00am EDT Le reti nei data center si trovano al centro di una profonda trasformazione, a causa di fattori esterni come la crescente adozione del cloud computing e nuove architetture applicative. Dopo due decenni di relativa stabilita', nei quali i miglioramenti sono stati solo incrementali, stiamo entrando in un periodo di cambiamento, sia in termini di tecnologia che di scenario di mercato. Tue, 23 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3664517 Gartner Webinars What Every CIO Needs to Know About Technology Risk and Cybersecurity EDT: 1:00 p.m. | PDT: 10:00 a.m. | GMT: 17:00 Risk and the business value of IT are both based on the technology dependencies of business outcomes. CIOs must effectively relate IT risk and security to business outcomes and engage non-IT executives. The goal is effective decision making that creates appropriate levels of security and IT risk that balances the need to protect with the need to run the business. Tue, 23 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3691717 Gartner Webinars Lessons Learned From the Hack of the DNC and Other Incidents EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 As we have often heard, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." This session examines major hacking incidents, including the recent hack of the Democratic National Committee, to look for lessons learned, to predict future attack trends and to outline defensive strategies to address these trends. Wed, 24 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3691718 Gartner Webinars Docker Containers in the Windows World EDT: 10:00 a.m. | PDT: 7:00 a.m. | GMT: 14:00 Docker's success has created a lot of buzz around application containers in the Linux world, but many enterprise applications run on Windows. In this webinar, we cover basic concepts in the Windows container world. Thu, 25 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3675618 Gartner Webinars Driving Cost Optimization Results: Methods, Frameworks and Transparency EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 The core of IT must be renovated to prepare for the age of digital business. A big part of this renovation will be continuing requirements to reduce IT spending and cut IT costs. Traditional methods and frameworks may be suboptimal for future budget goals. CIOs must apply science to the art of IT and business cost optimization to prepare for probable disruptions. Thu, 25 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3675620 Gartner Webinars Bimodal: Raising Everyone's Game for Digital Business EDT: 9:00 a.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 Bimodal is a key capability that enables enterprises to deliver and scale digital strategies. We look at what bimodal is, and what it is not, what the organization needs to do to scale it, and the emerging effective practices. Wed, 31 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3680520 Gartner Webinars Demystifying the Journey From RPA to AI and Everything in Between EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 Gartner's framework for explaining intelligent automation services encompasses a large spectrum of disruptive technologies (i.e. robotic process automation [RPA], runbook automation, cognitive and artificial intelligence) that will give rise to the most tectonic shifts in the sourcing role since offshore. Back in 1999, the big disruption was the use of offshore to create labor arbitrage. Wed, 31 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT 3675717 Gartner Webinars