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Address how your role can proactively become an agent and enabler of digital business

Gartner IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor & Asset Management Summit is the most important annual gathering of IT and business professionals who strategize, engage and work with IT service and technology providers to realize their organizations’ technology and business ambitions.

This new summit combines two of Gartner’s traditional summits – the Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit and the Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit into a single, comprehensive event.

Gartner IT Sourcing, Procurement & Asset Management Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles
Hot topics addressed
  • IT budgeting
  • Cost optimization
  • Financial analysis to assist negotiations
  • Software asset management
  • Managing software audits
IT Finance & Asset Management
Hot topics addressed
  • Maturing the procurement discipline
  • Procurement strategies
  • Negotiating/contracting best practices
  • Procurement tools/automation
  • Licensing models and metrics
IT Procurement
Hot topics addressed
  • Building/maturing vendor management discipline
  • Vendor performance measurement
  • Vendor risk management
  • Managing complex vendor ecosystems
  • Driving innovation with providers
IT Vendor Management
Hot topics addressed
  • Digital sourcing strategies
  • Sourcing organization/governance
  • Bimodal sourcing
  • Sourcing new domains of skills/solutions
IT Sourcing

Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings
  • Analyst-User Roundtables
  • Exhibitor access at the solution showcase
  • Solution Provider Sessions

What's Included

  • Two Gartner analyst one-on-one meetings
  • Analyst-user roundtables
  • Solution Showcase

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your questions here


We are preparing our 2018 agenda you need to ensure that your organization meets these requirements.

Hot Topics in 2017

  • Outsourcing Strategy
  • IT Investment Management
  • Development of IT Human Resources
  • IT Organization (Subsidiary) Management
  • System Development and Management

Optimize Your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Two (30 min) Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Analyst User RoundTables
  • Solution Provider Showcase


Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

2018 Highlighted Speaker

  • Yuko Adachi
    Yuko Adachi

    Research Director


What We Hear About Our Speakers

Great topics to help move our business forward. Presenters were engaging and being able to network with peers is an invaluable experience.


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of IT

The Gartner Summit's help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

Become an Exhibitor

Take Your Place Among Technology's Key Players 
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Venue & Travel

Tokyo, Japan


Tokyo Conference Center Shinagawa
Area Shinagawa 3rd, 4th & 5th Floor, 1-9-36 Konan, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan - 108-0075