What: Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit 2016
When: September 21-23, 2016
Where: Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center
Details: The economic slowdown in some sectors and geographies, and the concern that it could spread further, is putting cost pressure on many organizations. At the same time, many organizations need to make significant investments in IT to fund digital business. The Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit 2016 helps reconcile these two opposing forces for a new approach to cost optimization in the age of digital business.
The conference agenda features 4 comprehensive tracks taking a deep dive into a broad range of topics focused on the hottest sourcing market trends:
Track A: Sourcing Executives:: Delivering Sustainable Sourcing Strategies for Business Agility
Track B: Sourcing and Contract Managers: Establishing Provider Options and Contract Flexibility
Track C: Vendor Managers: Optimizing Ecosystem Performance and Value
Track D: Emerging Trends: Taking Advantage of a Changing Market
The Digital Future is Now: Transforming Sourcing to Accelerate Agility, Innovation and Performance - Gartner Analysts Ruby Jivan and Frank Ridder
Harnessing Innovation - Fresh Approaches to Growth, Creativity, and Transformation - Josh Linkner, Tech entrepreneur and best-selling Author
You Have Three More IT Revolutions Remaining In Your Career - Ken McGee, vice president and Gartner Fellow
Organizing for the Day After Tomorrow - Peter Hinssen, acclaimed Author, entrepreneur and expert on disruptive innovation
The Solution Showcase at the event will bring together leading technology and service providers highlighting the next steps in technology through live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings, and fast-paced presentations. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory.
For complete event details, please visit the Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit website. Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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