Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference

21 – 22 November 2022 | London, U.K.

Empowering the Anywhere Business

Businesses across the globe are challenged to bring value and innovation wherever their customers are. Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) leaders have a critical role to play in transforming and enhancing their capabilities to empower the anywhere business. Focusing on  enhancing customer experiences and developing staff and skills, while building and operating resilient, sustainable, secure, and scalable platforms & systems.  

Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2022 is the place to find objective answers and topic coverage in addition to top trends analysis. Gain the insights and guidance to create an effective pathway to the future.

The program for the 2022 Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference is underway and we look forward to sharing details soon! Catch up on what you missed in 2021 what was covered at the conference.

Innovate

Learn how to leverage the trends, technologies and organizational shifts changing the course of IT infrastructure, operations and cloud.

Strategy

Develop the tools you need to achieve your mission-critical priorities and help your organization thrive in the evolving digital landscape.

Leading solutions

Staying competitive means remaining future-focused. Explore the latest technologies that are changing the infrastructure, operations and cloud landscape. 

I&O Leaders today play a critical role in transforming, securing, and enhancing their capabilities while ensuring they have the skills and leadership to deliver the needs of the business and customer wherever they are. We look forward to hosting you again at the upcoming conference, where you will hear from industry experts, network with senior leaders, and learn how to meet the demands and rapid changes to create an effective pathway to the future and Empower the Anywhere Business.

Daniel Betts

Senior Director Analyst and Conference Chair

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    Join a community of IT infrastructure, operations and cloud leaders

    Attendees will learn to how to empower the anywhere business through IT infrastructure and operations based on unbiased research, data you can trust and insights needed to take your strategy to the next level.

    Rapidly respond to changing business needs
    • Balance the need to innovate while “keeping the lights on.”
    • Become an effective partner with business executives; shift from “order taker” to “trusted advisor.”
    • Overcome the barriers of organizational culture, resources and talent to grow and scale your digital initiatives.
    • Drive cost optimization to fund digital transformation initiatives.
    Improve service and support agility
    • Get the latest tools and methodologies for agile and rapid development.
    • Deliver a user experience that customers and employees will embrace.
    • Develop mobile apps that transform business processes and deliver exceptional user experiences.
    Engage and inspire today’s workforce

    • Embrace emerging trends to enhance business value.
    • Learn how to approach DevOps.
    • Understand the importance of people and culture with DevOps transformation.
    • Discover how to approach bimodal from a strategy perspective.

    Lead the transformation
    • Understand the impact of cloud and edge services.
    • Learn how cloud can integrate with your existing IT infrastructure.
    • Discover the latest cloud computing technologies and trends that will enable digital business.

    2022 Tracks Announced

    Attendees will have access to 5 tracks, all designed to help infrastructure, operations and cloud leaders empower the anywhere business.

    Track A

    Disruptive Practices, Trends and Technologies

    Enterprises are more than ever challenged to rethink business models as they embrace disruptive practices, trends and technologies, forcing them into fundamental change. How they leverage and enable ecosystems is disrupted further by pressures to reduce environmental footprints and embrace sustainability initiatives. This track explores the balance between ensuring operational stability and embracing these disruptive influences.

    Track B

    Cloud Cookbook

    Organizations with a cloud strategy and roadmap are in a better position to achieve better outcomes from cloud computing than those without one. They have more coherent approaches to cloud usage, costs, and cloud migrations. They anticipate both the benefits and potential downsides of cloud use, attempting to exploit the benefits while minimizing the downsides. This track explores how to meet your organization’s stakeholder and business needs for cloud by creating and developing a strategy and roadmap of how to enable and exploit cloud and demonstrate value.

    Track C

    Platform Engineering

    Many organizations are under immense pressure to deliver agile application and integration architectures and agile user experiences to meet rapidly changing anywhere business needs. I&O leaders face a world that requires increasingly complex architecture, effective integration patterns, expanded platform capabilities, disciplined yet federated delivery practices and versatile skills. This track explores how to use a product focused mindset, infrastructure as code and aggressive automation to establish and develop platforms that enable the agility required to empower the anywhere business.

    Track D

    Operations: Centralized, Distributed, Cloud

    The anywhere business is increasingly distributed, fragmented and complex, creating a management and operational nightmare. Hybrid workload operations, centralized core systems and cloud management require new approaches. This track focuses on how operations teams maintain, administer and support centralized, distributed, and cloud operations practices and technologies.

    Track E

    Skills, Organization and Leadership

    The demands on leaders are constantly changing. The need to attract the best staff and retain your skilled workforce is vital in a hyper-competitive world. I&O operating models and structures must evolve as enterprises embrace disruptions like cloud adoption, DevOps and product-focused delivery in an effort to meet customers' increased expectations and demands. The changing relationship between I&O, peer IT domains, IT leadership and customers is heavily influenced by the changing relationship between employees and employers and the future of work. This track focuses on the changing face of I&O, the people and culture issues, the rapidly developing skill and competency requirements, and the evolving role of the leader.

    Health and safety measures

    We are excited and are prepared to return to in-person conferences this year. Over the coming months, we will continue to monitor and adhere to government, venue and health agency guidelines and recommendations as we plan our in-person programs.

    As part of our commitment to creating the safest possible environment for our community given current infection rates around the globe, we will be requiring all attendees, exhibitors, staff and partners to be fully vaccinated to participate in this year’s in-person conferences, in addition to completing a health status attestation prior to arrival.

    In addition to the above attendance criteria, we will implement a set of operational planning measures to help create a clean and safe conference. Please note that precautions may evolve prior to each event; however, the following measures will be followed at a minimum:

    • Increased cleaning and sanitizing of the event space
    • Decreased capacity and minimized congestion where possible across the venue, including more space in aisleways
    • Touchless or reduced contact interactions throughout the conference

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