Sourcing, procurement and vendor management content at #GartnerIO

Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders must become catalysts for business-led IT sourcing while supporting diversity and sustainability. Leaders should reinvent the role by focusing on business outcomes through digitally enabled processes and tools, and provide value by leveraging data.

At Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2022, we have developed sessions targeted for sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders to help them empower the anywhere business.

  • CIPS Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities Review
  • Contract Negotiation Clinic: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure
  • Contract Negotiation Clinic: Microsoft
  • How Gartner’s Top Strategic Technology Trends Impact I&O
  • Ask the Expert: Gartner’s Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2023 — Your Questions Answered
  • Contract Negotiation Clinic: 4 Steps to Negotiate and Optimize Outsourced Infrastructure Services Costs
  • How IT Leaders Should Strategize Vendor Negotiations to Combat Inflation
  • Clinic: Gartner’s Top 10 Tips, Tactics and Tricks to Enhance Your Technology Negotiation Playbook
  • Ask the Expert: Use Gartner’s 4-Step S-A-V-E Methodology to Identify and Report Infrastructure Cost Optimization Opportunities
  • How to Cut the Cost of Your Digital Infrastructure in 90 Days Using Dynamic Sourcing
  • IT Outsourcing Framework to Effectively Manage Service Providers
  • Roundtable: Inflation, Energy Prices and Global Issues Versus Your IT Infrastructure
Included in your conference registration is a 30-minute one-on-one with a Gartner expert. Get advice tailored to your most pressing challenges. 
Here are experts available for one-on-ones who are focused on sourcing, procurement and vendor management priorities.

Henrique Cecci

Senior Director Analyst

Andrew Miljanovski

VP, Advisory

JoAnn Rosenberger

Distinguished VP, Advisory 

Stephanie Stoudt-Hansen


David Groombridge

Distinguished VP Analyst 

Dolores Ianni

VP, Advisory 

Michael Silver

VP Analyst 

Dennis Smith

VP Analyst 

  • Early-bird price: $3,625
    Expires October 7, 2022
  • Standard price: $3,975
  • Public-sector price: $3,375

Eligibility for the public-sector price will be verified; proof of public-sector status will be required. Price cannot be applied retroactively. “Public sector” definition: National government, state or local government, public administration.

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Gartner in-person conferences are unique destination experiences designed for top leadership teams to connect face-to-face with Gartner experts, peers and a wide array of solution providers. Together, you explore industry-shaping insight in an unforgettable atmosphere of excitement and camaraderie beyond the possibilities of a screen. Features include:

  • Powerful keynotes
  • An expansive landscape of sessions
  • A dynamic, vibrant Exhibit Showcase
  • Planned and unplanned peer networking
  • In-the-moment insights

Join a community of the best and brightest infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders from across every industry — all driven by a common purpose, all under one roof.

What’s included
  • Meeting one-on-one with a Gartner expert who will give tailored guidance on your specific challenge and goal
  • Engaging with Gartner I&O experts and peers in Ask the Expert sessions, clinics, workshops and roundtables to discover shared challenges
  • Immersive and engaging sessions by Gartner experts and visionary leaders
  • Access to technologies and solutions from 150+ companies, enabling you to quickly evaluate the provider landscape