Gartner Catalyst Conference

16 – 17 September 2019 | London, UK

Addressing the technology priorities of Government and Public Sector professionals

Government IT leaders like you are expected to bring transformative change to your organizations, while pursuing compliance-oriented priorities.


Gartner Catalyst Conference and experience how the 2019 agenda will help you:


  • Select the right cloud services to invest in, and effectively apportioning budget for 2020 and beyond, identifying where additional investment may be required.


  • Change delivery models, as well as embracing emerging technologies that are driving the evolution of existing roles and the addition of new roles that are unconventional in government.


  • Focus on citizen experience efforts, ensuring engagement and feedback are easier for citizens while reducing the cost of delivering services.

MONDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER, 2019 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Infrastructure 2024: Building Your 5-Year Data Center, Cloud, and Edge Strategy

Douglas Toombs, VP Analyst, Gartner

The data centers you stand in today might look quite different in 2024 - if they even exist at all! Technical professionals responsible for infrastructure and operations need to build practical roadmaps for their organizations which will smartly leverage evolutions in on-premises data centers, cloud services, and edge computing. Come to this track kick-off session to learn what Gartner sees for the future of infrastructure, and plan a strategy for your data processing estate!


TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER, 2019 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Assessing the Impact of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence on Security

Anna Belak, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Security organizations are flooded with AI/ML marketing from security vendors, but it is hard to understand how much of this is real and effective. This presentation will review many areas where AI/ML methods are attempted to be used for security, and present a framework for judging their effectiveness in your environment.
- What do I need to know to successfully incorporate ML technology into my security organization?
- How is operating with ML systems different than traditional systems?
- How do I navigate the marketing hype around ML?


TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER, 2019 / 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

DevOps Deep Dive

Peter Hyde, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Learn how leading organizations have embraced DevOps to radically improve their ability to deliver outstanding products and achieve business agility. Understand the latest styles of DevOps required to solve specific challenges around development pipelines, product security, ultra-scalability and high reliability. Determine how you can practically tailor DevOps practices in your workplace to maximize success.


TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER, 2019 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM

Workshop: What Will the Cloud Actually Cost Me?

Douglas Toombs, VP Analyst, Gartner

Modeling internal on-premises costs is already hard enough, but trying to model highly dynamic cloud costs can be an even more difficult exercise. Work with Angelina Troy to understand where hidden cloud costs lie and the importance of building an accurate cost model without expending too many resources and too much time.

*Access to this session is restricted to those that are not part of an organization/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry.

Please Note: based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for this session via Events Navigator after you register for this event.


TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER, 2019 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Adding to Your Toolbox: How to Choose the Right Integration Platform

Matt Brasier, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

You already have multiple integration tools but new architectural approaches require new solutions. How do you choose the right tool to add? The range of integration technologies is more diverse than ever, yet core features, such as transformation and routing are common across product categories. The factors that differentiate integration platforms vary in applicability depending on your specific use cases. This session will explain the main categories of integration platform available and offer a framework approach to evaluating them. This will ensure you get the right integration platforms for your organization and requirements.


TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER, 2019 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Strategies for Successful Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Adoption

Gregory Murray, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will identify the challenges with RPA adoption and how to overcome them without stifling innovation. Attendees will learn how to identify well-suited processes and how to leverage the role of a center of excellence to provide governance across RPA consumers. This session will highlight the operational challenges and share real solutions to the most common problems with RPA. Finally, we'll examine the relative offerings of a few vendor solutions to help identify which platform might be best for your RPA goals.


TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER, 2019 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

How to Choose the Right Cloud Platform for the Next Generation of Operational Databases

Lyn Robison, VP Analyst, Gartner

For databases in the cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure each exhibit particular strengths and weaknesses. Beyond choosing the right cloud vendor, you must also choose whether to run your databases on VMs, bare metal, dbPaaS or serverless. This session outlines the key decision factors for choosing the right cloud databases on the right cloud platform.

Technically focused and committed to pragmatic, how-to content, Gartner Catalyst Conference provides you with practical solutions and actionable advice to execute on the projects that are most important to your organization.

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Gartner conference tickets:

We accept one Gartner summit ticket or one Gartner Catalyst ticket for payment. If you are a client, please contact your account executive regarding tickets that may be available to your organization.

Register today and achieve your compliance-oriented priorities