- Head of IT Sourcing
- Director of IT Sourcing
- IT Sourcing Manager/Executive
- IT Services Sourcing Manager
- Global Sourcing Manager
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Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit will address how Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management can proactively become agents and enablers of digital business. The agenda will focus on both traditional run-the-business sourcing and vendor management best practices as well as new models to increase sourcing’s proactiveness in supporting the organization’s digital business transformation.
The one event to attend to get a strategic view and tactical insight on sourcing, IT services and vendor management – throughout the sourcing lifecycle. No other event can offer such a broad and deep agenda, with trusted advice from Gartner analysts, and real world examples from our selected guest speakers.
Our 2017 Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit agenda features dedicated tracks for sourcing managers, procurement/contract managers, IT vendor managers, and a track on emerging trends and disruptive technologies. In addition, our exclusive Program for Senior Sourcing Executives provides a forum for the most senior level delegates to engage with Gartner analysts and peers in a series of presentations and discussions. Drill down on your hottest sourcing topics based on your role, experience level and key focus.
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.
Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Soucing & Strategic Vendor Relationships
The Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit will 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.
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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
2800 Opryland Dr.
Nashville, TN, United States - 37214
At this time, the Gartner hotel reservation site is closed. If you need to make a new reservation, change or cancel an existing reservation, please contact the hotel directly starting on Monday, August 14, 2017 and reference the “Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships”
Below is a list of additional hotels in the area. Please note that Gartner does NOT have discounted rates with them. For more information and to check availability and rates please contact the hotels directly.
Inn at Opryland (Marriott)
Note: Shuttle Service will be provided by the Inn not by Gartner.
Holiday Inn Express
Fairfield Inn Marriott
Please Note: Gartner will not be providing shuttle service for this event.
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