A new Gartner event focused on the sourcing and procurement of IT services and products, IT contract negotiation, vendor management, asset management and IT finance

 

Do you have the right IT services and products in your organization to enable your organization to achieve its business objectives? How are your sourcing and procurement processes evolving to stay relevant in the age digital business? How quickly can you leverage the external technology market for new ideas and innovative solutions? How well are you positioned for your next critical IT services, software, SaaS, cloud contract negotiation? How can you maximize the value of your vendor relationships? Our new conference, will help you to meet these challenges through better collaboration and interaction with IT, business stakeholders and external partners.

How-to guidance

Pose tough questions, hear the latest research and get recommendations from Gartner analysts, guest experts and peers. 

Networking

Interact with more than 700 of your peers to gain insight from those facing similar challenges.

Hands-On Learning

Dive into a broad range of topics based on forward-thinking Gartner research and peer exchanges, and take away action planning direction from each session. 


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Preview the 2018 Conference Programs
 

Our eight-track agenda is designed to cover sourcing, procurement, financial, asset and vendor management professionals’ top priorities.

 
 
Sourcing Leaders: Strategic Sourcing for Business Value and Digital Innovation
 
Focus on sourcing strategies needed to speedily enable the digital initiatives of tomorrow while still delivering ongoing business value today. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Procurement Leaders: Enabling Business Success Through Cost Optimization, Risk Mitigation and Speed
Get tips and techniques to speed up your procurement processes and to be well prepared for critical contract negotiations. Learn how to transform procurement to ensure you stay relevant in the digital age.
 
 
 
 
IT Asset Management Leaders: Maturing ITAM in a Digital World
 
 
Designed to help you deal with the growing complexity in asset management through best practices, governance strategies and tools to deliver value.
 
 
 
 
 
IT Finance Leaders: Optimizing Cost and Value Through IT Finance Evolution
 
 
Concentrate on the concepts and techniques IT finance leaders can use to lower operating costs, demonstrate the value of investments and improve cost transparency.
 
 
 
 
 
Vendor Management Leaders: Driving Business Outcomes and Managing Risks With Disciplined Vendor Management
Gain new insights and proven best practices to build and mature your vendor management program. Learn new ways to maximize the value of your vendor relationships by managing contracts, performance, relationships and risk for positive outcomes.
 
 
 
The IT Services Marketplace: Leveraging IT Services in the Age of Digital Transformation & Cyber Threats
Examine the best ways to successfully engage your IT services providers. See how disruptive technologies are transforming the IT services marketplace, resulting in a stream of new services and commercial models.
 
 
 
The Cloud and Hybrid Solutions Marketplace: Maximizing Business Outcomes With Cloud and Hybrid Offerings
Discover the strategies and capabilities needed to drive maximum business benefit from cloud and hybrid infrastructure solutions. Explore sourcing, contracting and management strategies that enable rapidly evolving hybrid cloud business strategies at scale.
 
 
The Software and SaaS Marketplace: Negotiating Contracts to Support and Enable Digital Business
This best-practice focused track helps sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders negotiate cost-effective SaaS agreements, software licenses, maintenance contracts and more.
 
 

Don’t miss these hot topics!

Bimodal sourcing

Contract negotiation

Cost optimization

Building a cloud strategy

Vendor risk management

Contracting for cloud services

Measuring vendor performance

Software asset management

Procuring software and SaaS

Software audits

IT financial transparency

Sourcing digital business services

Find solutions for your most pressing IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor & Asset Management Professionals needs.

Join us in London!

Venue

 

InterContinental-O2 London

Accommodation

 

Connected to the O2 entertainment venue, this upscale hotel on the banks of the River Thames offers spectacular views of London.