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STAMFORD, Conn., July 9, 2014

Gartner Announces IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit 2014

September 8 - 10 at Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Kissimmee, FL

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

Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerITAM.

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner ITAM Summit Web site at

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Janessa Rivera at

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