Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference

December 6 – 8, 2022 | Las Vegas, NV

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. The focus is on enhancing customer experiences and developing staff and skills while building and operating resilient, sustainable, secure, and scalable platforms and 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.


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


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. 

It's time to empower the anywhere business

Hear from Conference Chair and Distinguished VP Analyst, Paul DeBeasi Discover on why  Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2022 is a can't miss event!

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.

Paul DeBeasi

Conference Chair and Distinguished VP Analyst

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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.

    Tracks at a Glance

    Attendees will have access to eight tracks, each designed to help infrastructure, operations and cloud leaders empower the anywhere business. View agenda.

    Track A

    Disruptive Practices, Trends and Technologies

    Enterprises are challenged to rethink business models as they embrace disruptive practices, trends and technologies, forcing them into fundamental change. This track explores the balance between ensuring operational stability and embracing 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. 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 pressure to deliver agile application and integration architectures and agile user experiences. This track explores using a product-focused mindset, infrastructure as code and aggressive automation to develop platforms that 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. This track focuses on how operations teams maintain, administer and support centralized, distributed, and cloud operations practices and technologies.

    Track E

    Integrating Edge

    Edge computing initiatives are often deployed in an uncoordinated manner across the enterprise, resulting in operational and data silos. Designing edge systems is challenging due to their technical diversity and integration complexity. This track focuses on how organizations can integrate, deploy and operate edge systems to enable the anywhere business.

    Track F

    Enabling Security

    I&O security is a critical component of an effective I&O infrastructure that supports operational resilience, security, and compliance. This track focuses on guiding I&O leaders in securing and defending their increasingly anywhere organizations from exposures and threats, while integrating security, recovery and compliance best practices.

    Track G

    Skills, Organization and Leadership

    The demands on leaders are constantly changing. Attracting the best staff and retaining your skilled workforce is vital in a hypercompetitive world. 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.

    Track H

    Optimizing Costs and Value

    Optimizing costs while delivering value is a consistent challenge and fundamental part of managing I&O effectively. This track focuses on how to optimize operational costs at the edge, cloud and on-premises while maximizing value for the anywhere business.

    Spotlight Track

    Infrastructure Agility

    What does agile even mean? Agile is a state of mind, a perspective, an organization pursues agile, they don’t do agile. Agile I&O does not mean a cloning of agile development, instead I&O must seek to embrace agile concepts that can be applied to I&O, as it strives to meet increasingly demanding business needs to deliver infrastructure platforms and services

    Spotlight Track

    Cloud Journey

    As infrastructures and enterprises evolve, usage of cloud services continues to grow. Gain a clear understanding of the steps to take, in the right sequence, and the pitfalls to avoid in developing a successful cloud strategy.

    Spotlight Track


    Organizations are increasingly challenged to adapt their IT infrastructure and operations to the sustainability objectives of the enterprise, but lack specific guidance around where to begin.

    Spotlight Track

    Midsize Enterprise

    Organizations with fewer than 100 IT staff and limited IT budgets face the same operational and security challenges as their larger cousins, albeit on a smaller scale. A smaller scale doesn’t translate to less complexity. The need to effectively deliver services and protection across the enterprise doesn’t change. Join your peers within this track to understand how to “right size” solutions and programs to be effective within your organization.

    Spotlight Track

    Technical Insights

    These technical insight sessions are designed for drill down analysis of critical topics within the infrastructure, operations and cloud strategies arena. They will be presented by analysts from our Gartner for Technical Professionals organization.

    Spotlight Track

    Senior Leadership Circle

    Created for the most senior infrastructure and operations leaders, the Senior Leadership Circle is a unique opportunity to engage with Gartner experts as well as your infrastructure and operations peers and attend recommended sessions to optimize your conference experience. An application to participate is required. As part of this program, we suggest attending the sessions in the Leadership track, as well as the sessions exclusive to the program

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    Spotlight Track

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

    Learn how to recruit and retain diverse talent and upskill your existing workforce. Create a culture of continuous exploration. Foster diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as a fundamental lever for motivation and engagement.

    Spotlight Track

    Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management (SPVM)

    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.

    Health and safety measures

    We are excited to welcome you back to our in-person conferences this year. Our current health and safety guidelines for our conferences through December 2022 are outlined below, as well as additional details to help you plan for the in-person experience.

    As a part of our commitment to creating the safest possible environment for our community, we require all attendees, exhibitors, staff and partners to be fully vaccinated to participate in this year’s in-person conference. All participants will be asked to agree and to adhere to Gartner’s on-site safety guidelines and measures for their conference.

    We will continue to monitor the global and regional response to the pandemic and may adjust our plans accordingly. To ensure you have the most up-to-date information, the latest health and safety guidelines for each conference will be communicated directly to all registered participants via email no later than two weeks prior to the conference start date.

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