24For more information about upcoming Gartner events, visit gartner.com/events or call 1 866 405 2511.25The Gartner Outsourcing & Strategic Partnerships Summit delivers the tools, insights and best practices that sourcing executives, IT directors, vendor managers and directors of procurement need to develop sourcing and vendor management strategies that are more business-aligned, agile and responsive to change. Topics covered include: vendor selection and contracting, cloud sourcing, sourcing strategy, business process outsourcing, governance frameworks and more.Who should attend? Senior IT and business professionals involved in their organizations' sourcing activities, including:. CIOs looking to evolve multisourcing competencies as well as develop efficient processes to extract value and control risk. Sourcing executives aiming to improve business and IT alignment and develop deeper skill sets across the sourcing life cycle. IT directors concerned with implementing best practices across the sourcing life cycle. Vendor managers seeking to derive increased value from providers, reduce risk and improve control. Vice presidents, directors and managers of procurement eager to improve their negotiating, contracting and vendor management skillsKey benefits of attending. Navigate market forces and apply new approaches and objectives for successful outsourcing.. Establish governance and strategic management disciplines for your sourcing ecosystem.. Uncover the disruptive trends reshaping the future of IT services.. Move beyond cost takeout outcomes to business-results-oriented outcomes.. Learn how to improve control, reduce risk and derive more value from your vendors.. Uncover efficiencies at a time when every budget dollar counts.. New options, trends and risks for cloud sourcing. Business-results-oriented outsourcing . Vendor selection, contracting and management . Agile governance frameworks . Design and management of multisourcing Hot topicsOutsourcing & Strategic Partnerships SummitEVENTS IN YOUR ROLE: Sourcing & Vendor Relationships ConferencechairFor 2511.HELEN HUNTLEY Vice President Gartner ResearchOutsourcing & Strategic Partnerships SummitMay 28 - 29 | Tokyo, JapanOutsourcing & Strategic Partnerships SummitJune 5 - 6 | São Paulo, BrazilOutsourcing & Strategic Partnerships SummitOctober 8 - 9 | London, U.K.IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management SummitOctober 10 - 11 | London, U.K.Global Events IN YOUR ROLESeptember 10 - 12 . Orlando, FL . gartner.com/us/outsourcing This has been a great opportunity to not only learn more but also establish a broader network.
26For The Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit is the premier gathering for those focused on gaining a better understanding of today's IT costs and how to manage them more effectively. It's the only event where professionals across IT finance, procurement and asset management, as well as those in other business units making IT purchases, can gain a comprehensive understanding of cost optimization strategies, from negotiating effectively with vendors to streamlining the procurement process and managing software audits.Who should attend? Professionals involved in asset management, procurement and financial management, including:. IT Financial managers. Procurement managers. Financial managers. Information managers and architects. Technology managers. Asset managers. Data and data model architectsKey benefits of attendingThis year's summit focuses on financial management, procurement and asset management:. How to better manage IT assets.. The financial impact of IT decisions.. How to negotiate with software vendors.. How to better prepare for software audit.IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit EVENTS IN YOUR ROLE: Sourcing & Vendor Relationships . Cloud computing. Mastering IT resource planning. Virtualization. More effective vendor management. Containing long-term IT costs Hot topicsOutsourcing & Strategic Partnerships SummitMay 28 - 29 | Tokyo, JapanOutsourcing & Strategic Partnerships SummitJune 5 - 6 | São Paulo, BrazilOutsourcing & Strategic Partnerships SummitOctober 8 - 9 | London, U.K.IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management SummitOctober 10 - 11 | London, U.K.ConferencechairGlobal Events IN YOUR ROLESeptember 12 - 14 . Orlando, FL . gartner.com/us/itam WILLIAM R. SNYDER Vice President, Gartner Research