Agenda Topics Overview

At Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference, you'll interact with Gartner research experts, IT infrastructure and operations leaders from across industries and solutions providers to master your IT infrastructure and operations leader role with research-backed sessions

Get the insights you need deliver business innovation that your organization needs to be successful.. Our topic-focused agenda covers challenges most critical to IT infrastructure, operations & cloud leaders like you. Preview some of the featured topics that will be covered at Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2020.

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Cloud is becoming a vehicle for next-generation digital business. Many I&O organizations are adapting their strategies to leverage cloud capabilities and prepare for a future of integrated solutions, leading to AI, IoT and edge computing. Take a deep dive into the cloud with extensive coverage on: migration tactics, vendor selection, optimization, multi-cloud environments, cloud security, data center outsourcing strategies, hybrid & digital infrastructures, cloud optimization, cloud computing, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and more.

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DevOps is quickly becoming mainstream, but questions remain on how this relatively new approach to culture, automation and platform design can deliver what it promises: improved business value through fast-paced, iterative IT service delivery. Plenty of I&O leaders still face roadblocks implementing and scaling a DevOps practice. 

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Cost Optimization

A perennial focus for I&O leaders, optimizing costs and assuring funding is being allocated to the right things is a critical part of managing I&O effectively. It’s also one of the big paradoxes faced today by many:  how to keep costs down and optimize, while growing, innovating and investing to support digital business.

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For infrastructure & operations leaders redefining their roles and value propositions is critical to success in today’s rapidly advancing digital environment. But the big question remains: how quickly can you put in place the necessary skills to help your organization build out its digital future? See how to address the growing I&O skills gap by developing talent from within and creating the digital dexterity today’s business demands.

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