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STAMFORD, Conn., September 3, 2015

Gartner Announces IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit 2015

November 2-4 at Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center in Grapevine, TX

DetailsThis 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 identify cost optimization opportunities and techniques, collaborate with IT and the business, negotiate the best contracts terms while mitigating risk and how to track performance and cost of vendors.

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.

2015 Tracks:

  • IT Asset Management: Build a Foundation to Enable Business Growth
  • IT Financial Management: Innovate and Collaborate to Drive Savings
  • IT Procurement: Lead Procurement Strategy for Innovation and Cost Optimization
  • IT Vendor Management: Optimize Vendor Relationships
  • Contract Negotiation Clinics  

Keynotes:

*Gartner Opening Keynote: Exploiting Opportunities to Drive Collaboration and Cost Optimization

Jo Ann Rosenberger, Research VP, Gartner

*Guest Keynote: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Patrick Lencioni, Best-Selling Author, President, The Table Group

*Guest Keynote: The Power of Nonverbal Communications

Joe Navarro, Author and former FBI Special Agent M.A.

*Gartner Closing Keynote: Becoming a Wolf in a Digital World

Tina Nunno, VP & Gartner Fellow

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

https://www.gartner.com/en/conferences/na/it-sourcing-procurement-asset-management-us

Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerITAM.

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

http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/financial-procurement/

The 2015 IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management (ITAM) Summit is co-located with the Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit. Get more information on these two summits in one week here: http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/outsourcing-itam/

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Janessa Rivera at janessa.rivera@gartner.com.

About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), is the world’s leading research and advisory company and a member of the S&P 500. We equip business leaders with indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities today and build the successful organizations of tomorrow.

Our unmatched combination of expert-led, practitioner-sourced and data-driven research steers clients toward the right decisions on the issues that matter most. We are a trusted advisor and objective resource for more than 15,000 organizations in more than 100 countries — across all major functions, in every industry and enterprise size.

To learn more about how we help decision makers fuel the future of business, visit gartner.com.

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