Details: This summit creates a setting for the IT financial, procurement and asset management community to connect and share ideas, experiences and best practices on the latest ITAM topics. This year we reveal the essential tools and strategies needed to analyze licensing options, and negotiate contracts to mitigitate risks in this expanding digital world.
Analyst-led sessions identify how to optimize costs, maximize value of existing investments, minimize risk and make informed decisions about new purchases. Gartner analysts will present their latest research and provide keen insight around creating value through IT asset management, making IT finance sustainable, keeping escalating costs in check, managing vendors effectively and contract negotiation.
Key topics include:
Learn to control, optimize and reduce costs
Gain best practices for tracking IT assets, asserting compliance and protecting against audits
Discover how to evaluate vendor management to a strategic practice. Get hands-on negotiating skills with vendor specific advice
Jumpstart your key ITAM and Procurement concepts
*Gartner Keynote: The Real Business of IT
Richard Hunter, VP & Gartner Fellow
*Gartner Keynote: Business Asset Management
Stewart Buchanan, Research VP
*Guest Keynote: Being Decisive – Dan Heath – New York Times Best Selling Author, “Decisive”, “Switch” and “Made to Stick”
Dan Heath, Author
*Guest Keynote - It's Your Ship -Achieving Breakthrough Performance
Michael Abrashoff - Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It’s Your Ship
Numerous IT financial, procurement, asset and vendor management exhibitors will display the latest - tools and services at the conference. A listing of current exhibitors is available at http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/financial-procurement/exhibitor-directory.jsp
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