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STAMFORD, Conn., February 16, 2016

Gartner Announces IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2016

May 10-12, 2016 at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

Rethink IT Operations: Balancing Control, Agility and Innovation

Details:  The rapid rise of the digital workplace has placed heightened demands on IT operations for support, speed and innovation. I&O teams are being called upon to deploy services more quickly than ever while ensuring a flawless customer experience from start to finish.  Join us for a wealth of strategic guidance and tactical recommendations to put your IT operations on the right course to tackle a transformative year.  

Hot topics to be covered:

  • The future of endpoint management
  • Mobilizing legacy applications
  • Hybrid cloud
  • Mobile DevOps
  • DevOps tooling
  • The impact of DevOps on change management
  • Mobility in the digital era
  • Supporting the digital workplace
  • Cloud management in the age of digital business
  • The IT service desk in a bimodal world
  • Preparing for the bimodal future
  • Organizing I&O to support bimodal IT
  • Determining vendor viability
  • Business value dashboards
  • Rightsizing and justifying staffing for I&O


* Guest Keynote: Steven J. Spear

* Guest Keynote: Uncrapify Your Life!

    Jeff Havens – Phi Beta Kappa, Motivational Speaker

* Guest Keynote: The Power of Nonverbal Communications

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

* Gartner Keynote: IT Operations in 2020: Utopia or Irrelevant

    Ed Holub – Gartner Research VP

The latest solutions and tools will be demonstrated by a number of companies exhibiting at the Summit. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory at!section_exhibitors

Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerIOM.

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2016:

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting: Viveca Woods at

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