Gartner one-on-one meetings

30 minutes that will shape your IT strategy for the next 2 years

 

Regardless of your stage of digital transformation, 30 minutes with one of our experts will accelerate your digital initiatives, and provide a solid foundation in which you can rapidly scale your digital activities.

 

This is your opportunity to vet ideas, verify your thinking and proactively problem solve with industry leaders specialising in key technologies.

Explore some of the challenges our experts resolved in one-on-ones last year at Gartner Catalyst Conference:

William Holz
VP Analyst
Gartner For Technical Professionals Apps Practice
 
  • How would we go about moving forward with DevOps, agile, product teams etc., in a big waterfall shop?
  • What are the cultural barriers to the many changes associated with moving to DevOps for individual contributors but also IT leaders?
  • Focusing on the culture change within the business, how do we begin with DevOps and agile?
  • Who are the right people to have onboard? What are their skill sets?
  • What’s best practice – starting with a single project, or within a certain line of business?
  • How do you build a solid foundation to grow from?
  • Looking at DevOps from an application perspective, what are the best practices for connecting DevOps tools?
  • Bimodal working with DevOps has several negative views in our organization, what are your views? 

 

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Peter Hyde
Sr Director Analyst
GTP Apps Practice
 
  • How do communities of practice and centers of excellence help us to implement knowledge management across the organization?
  • How do we measure the work of our agile teams to determine if they are successful and to compare their work?
  • How do we scale our agile teams – is DA, LeSS, SAFe, Spotify, Scrum@Scale, Nexus, SoS best?
  • Which agile methods should we use to meet differing needs – Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, XP, etc.?
  • How do agile, DevOps, CI/CD and lean work together to create business agility?
  • How can we transform our development using agile and DevOps practices?

 

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Lyn Robinson
VP Analyst
GTP Interactive Research Group
 
  • What are the best databases in the cloud? What can you do with them?
  • How secure are the databases in the cloud?
  • How should we decide which databases to adopt going forward?
  • How can we make sure our master data management efforts are successful?
  • What are the multi-cloud options for enterprise databases and data-centric solutions?
  • How should we handle data in our microservice architecture?
  • How often should I review the database to look for errors or incomplete data?

 

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Carlton Sapp
Sr Director Analyst
GTP Interactive Research Group
 
  • What are the critical architectural patterns required to support growing AI, data science and machine learning initiatives?
  • Can existing data management services support AI?
  • What should be the key design goals for building an AI, data science and machine learning platform?
  • Should we upskill or acquire 3rd party support for developing and maintaining enterprise data science and machine learning initiatives?
  • Which are the most powerful AI companies?
  • What are some common benefits of AI and Machine Learning?
  • How can I trust the data sources the AI will be using?

 

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Marco Meinardi
Sr Director Analyst
GTP Interactive Research Group
 
  • How do I develop a cloud strategy? What are the key decisions that we need to document and build internal consensus on?
  • How do I build a business case for the adoption of cloud services? How do I quantify the sought benefits and the necessary investments?
  • What criteria should organizations be using to choose a provider? How do I know if I’ve made the right decision?
  • Should I stick with one cloud provider or should I develop a multi-cloud strategy? If developing a multi-cloud strategy, when’s best to implement this? 
  • Our developers want direct access to the [Azure|AWS] console and API but we’re afraid we’ll be losing control of what they do, what do you recommend?
  • Which multi-cloud management tools should I adopt?
  • What should I do to get better control of my cloud costs and how do I justify this cost increase?

 

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Mary Ruddy
VP Analyst
GTP Security, Identity & Risk Practice
 
  • What tools and vendors do we need to ensure our new APIs we’ve developed to support our customers/partners are secure?
  • How do I know for certain if my business is protected from emerging threats?
  • Our applications are developed in both the Azure and AWS clouds. We need an identity and access management approach that enables our workforce to access applications in both environments.
  • What are the need-to-knows and pitfalls of security applications in Machine Learning?
  • We have embarked on a new microservices development initiative. How do we secure and operate our microservices environment?
  • What risk management framework should I use and how do I justify if it’s the right one for my organization?

 

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*IMPORTANT
 

One-on-one meetings are one of the most popular features at Gartner Catalyst Conference. Spaces are extremely limited.

 

Please register online, or send us an email to GartnerGlobalConferences@gartner.com to secure your 30 minutes with a Gartner expert of your choice.

Questions at a Glance
 

DevOps:  How should we go about moving forward DevOps, agile and product teams etc.?

 

Agile: How do agile, DevOps, CI/CD and lean work together to create business agility?

 

Data management: How can we make sure our MDM efforts are successful?

 

AI/ML: What are the key design goals for building an AI, data science and machine learning platform?

 

Cloud computing: How do I develop a successful cloud strategy?

 

Cyber security: What tools do we need to ensure our new APIs are secure?

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