Gartner Webinars

Regularly, a selection of inspiring online webinars with our analysts is put together for your convenience (on demand). However, we recommend you refer to the constantly updated comprehensive list of webinars available from Gartner website. Webinars are in English and accessible free of charge.

 

Upcoming Webinars

Business Continuity Management: Pandemic Planning Briefing

March 06, 2020, 3:00 p.m. CET, analysts: Jim Mello, Donna Medeiros

Business continuity management is well underway at most organizations. Whether COVID-19 Coronavirus officially becomes a pandemic or not, more planning is needed. This complimentary webinar covers 10 steps for pandemic preparedness, crisis management solutions, and the power of data and analytics. We also look at how technology is even more critical for business success in this new environment.

There are several external data sources that provide timely COVID-19 status updates, including the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Business Continuity Management: Pandemic Planning Briefing

 

Fighting Ransomware in Midsize Enterprises

March 09, 2020 4:00 p.m. CET, analyst: Paul Furtado

Ransomware continues to wreak havoc in businesses globally. This complimentary security and risk webinar provides insights on how to best protect your midsize business and how to recover in the event you are compromised. We discuss best practices and some “no cost” activities to help thwart the bad actors.

Fighting Ransomware in Midsize Enterprises

 

How Your Business Can Respond to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 10, 2020 2:00 a.m. CET, analysts: Venecia Liu, Donna Medeiros, Roberta Witty

Business continuity management is well underway at most organizations. Whether COVID-19 Coronavirus officially becomes a pandemic or not, more planning is needed. This complimentary webinar covers 10 steps for pandemic preparedness, crisis management solutions, and the power of data and analytics. We also look at how technology is even more critical for business success in this new environment.

There are several external data sources that provide timely COVID-19 status updates, including the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

How Your Business Can Respond to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

Without Great Employee Experience, You Can Forget Great Customer Experience

March 10, 2020 4:00 p.m. CET, analyst: Gene Phifer

The key to great customer experience (CX) is an engaged employee base focused on customer service. In other words, if you want great CX, you must have great employee experience (EX). This complimentary customer experience webinar reveals how leading enterprises deliver powerful and compelling employee experiences, and the models, methodologies and technologies needed for great EX.

Without Great Employee Experience, You Can Forget Great Customer Experience

 

How Enterprise Architects Develop and Deliver Innovation

March 12, 2020 3:00 p.m. CET, analyst: Philip Allega

Many technologies could solve the challenges and opportunities facing any organization. The question IT leaders must answer is, “Which ones are right for my organization, and when?” IT and non-IT executives alike frequently turn to their enterprise architecture programs for answers. The technologies change, but the variables for innovation appetite remain the same. The appetite for innovation, however, can vary from person to person within an organization. This complimentary webinar explores how EA leaders can determine the appetite for innovation, set proper expectations and help deliver technology innovation for the entire organization.

How Enterprise Architects Develop and Deliver Innovation

 

Translate Growth Into Profits: New Cost Optimization Approaches

March 16, 2020 3:00 p.m. CET, analyst: Samantha Ellison

CFOs struggle to help the business translate growth into profits. Total cost structure has been growing faster than top-line revenue since 2013, and returns on invested capital have steadily declined. Don’t leave unrealized value on the table. This complimentary finance webinar reveals new cost optimization approaches to help you successfully earn a faster payback period on growth initiatives.

Translate Growth Into Profits: New Cost Optimization Approaches

 

Data Science and Machine Learning Trends You Can’t Ignore

March 16, 2020 4:00 p.m. CET, analyst: Svetlana Sicular

Machine learning and data science sit at the core of the rapidly changing artificial intelligence (AI) landscape. Industrialization of machine learning and democratization of data science fuel new solutions, reduce skills shortages and accelerate value creation for organizations of all sizes. It is the time of change in machine learning: Early adopters are all in, but fast followers are just paving their road to machine learning and data science. This complimentary data science and machine learning webinar gives you the vital steps to achieve the right future. Learn about the myths, complexities and emerging practices for machine learning and data science to help your enterprise become more effective.

Data Science and Machine Learning Trends You Can’t Ignore

 

Unpacking Blockchain Myths From the Reality

March 18, 2020 3:00 p.m. CET, analyst: David Groombridge

Blockchain has transcended its bitcoin-related origins to reveal itself as a disruptive collection of technologies that can have an enormous impact on business and society. In this complimentary webinar, we look at how you can cut through the hype and apply blockchain for maximum benefit.

Unpacking Blockchain Myths From the Reality

 

Pandemic Preparedness Requires Strong Business Continuity Management

March 19, 2020 2:00 p.m. CET, analyst: Roberta Witty a David Gregory

Business continuity management is a well-established process to help your organization weather a crisis situation. But a pandemic such as Coronavirus (COVID-19) challenges existing BCM initiatives at any organization. Are your business continuity management efforts up to the challenge? This complimentary webinar reveals key practices for strong business continuity management and how you can utilize BCM in times of crisis, including the Coronavirus (COV-19) pandemic. The content covered will build off our Business Continuity Management: Pandemic Planning Briefing webinar and will be relevant to business leaders across all functions, including operations, IT, finance, HR, enterprise risk, supply chain, sales and customer service.

See our dedicated resource center for additional tools and insights to help your organization manage through the disruption of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Pandemic Preparedness Requires Strong Business Continuity Management

 

State of the ERM Function: Do You Take More Risks Than Your Peers?

March 19, 2020 3:00 p.m. CET, analyst: Jim Mello

Does your enterprise take more risks or heed more caution than your peers? This complimentary webinar looks at the results of the latest Gartner State of the ERM Function Results. How does your organization’s enterprise risk management (ERM) stack up against the competition? We look at benchmark data on ERM team size, structure, reporting lines, business challenges and budgets, as well as activities and metrics used in large organizations.

State of the ERM Function: Do You Take More Risks Than Your Peers?

 

Coronavirus Outbreak: CIOs’ Short- and Long-term Actions

March 24, 2020 4:00 p.m. CET, analyst: Roberta Witty

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has disrupted operations with prolonged impacts on business continuity, mode of working and growth patterns. CIOs must respond to the crisis with both short-term and long-term actions to make quick fixes, increase resilience to future disruptions and prepare for growth. This complimentary webinar helps you determine how to address Coronavirus business disruption now and going forward.

Coronavirus Outbreak: CIOs’ Short- and Long-term Actions

 

Panel Discussion: How New Chief Supply Chain Officers Can Make a Faster Impact

March 25, 2020 3:00 p.m. CET, analysts and executive partners: Dana Stiffler, Lynn Wiggins, Frank Vorrath

All new chief supply chain officers (CSCO) face common challenges: They’re bombarded with new information; they must learn on their feet; adapt as they learn; evolve their personal brand; form a strong team; and establish a new network of relationships. It’s intense and exciting. It’s a period of immense opportunity and perilous risk. Gartner’s leader-in-transition framework can help new CSCOs mitigate risk and save time in addressing priority issues. This complimentary video panel discussion of Gartner experts, including former CSCOs, will address your questions and help you get your supply chain leadership transition right.

Panel Discussion: How New Chief Supply Chain Officers Can Make a Faster Impact

 

The Gartner Top Security and Risk Management Trends for 2020

March 25, 2020 4:00 p.m. CET, analyst: Peter Firstbrook

Is your organization ready for the most pressing security threats it faces today and the risks it does not yet know it will face? Gartner’s top security and risk management trends identify ongoing strategic shifts in the security ecosystem that are not yet widely recognized, but are expected to have broad industry impact and significant potential for disruption. This complimentary webinar explores the most significant security and risk management trends and how leading organizations take advantage of them.

The Gartner Top Security and Risk Management Trends for 2020

 

Dispelling AI Myths to Deliver Real Business Value

March 30, 2020 5:00 p.m. CEST, analyst: Sanie Alyabeyi

The hype around artificial intelligence (AI) generates many myths. As a result, business leaders are often confused about what AI can do for their enterprises. When implementing AI projects, you must be able to separate reality from myth to achieve success. This complimentary webinar dispels some of the leading myths so that enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders implementing AI projects can devise or enhance strategies that will deliver business value.

Dispelling AI Myths to Deliver Real Business Value

 

Putting ‘Strategy’ Back Into Strategic Planning

March 31, 2020 4:00 p.m. CEST, analyst: Brook Selassie

Less than one in three strategists are satisfied with their executives’ thinking about long-term growth during the planning process. Although strategists and executives invest significant time in strategic planning, the process is not yielding sufficient results. Executives find it difficult to think about long-term growth due to fear of failure, concerns regarding short-term targets, and operational issues. This complimentary strategy webinar drives a greater level of long-term thinking by exploring how to deliver a more growth-oriented strategic plan while mitigating operational mindsets in your organization.

Putting ‘Strategy’ Back Into Strategic Planning

 

On-demand webinars

 

Not Just PaaS: The Key Trends in Cloud Platforms

On-demand, analyst: Yefim Natis

Information as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS) are fast forming a continuum of platform capabilities, rendering many early cloud deployments obsolete. CIOs, CTOs, enterprise architects and other IT leaders priorities are changing as organizations turn to the next-generation, cloud-native business practices. Cloud platform innovation promises great opportunities, but the rapid changes raise more questions than answers. How do you make sense of constant advances, including microservices and serverless functions; APIs and API marketplaces; hybrid integration and multi-cloud services; IoT and digital twins; analytics and AI; events and event streams, cloud and edge? How will they support, or disrupt, your plans, your organization and your market? This complimentary Gartner webinar will break down the cloud trends that will most impact your organization.

Not Just PaaS: The Key Trends in Cloud Platforms

 

The Keys to DevOps Success

On-demand, analyst: Bill Holz

There is a lot of hype around DevOps, but do you really understand what it means for your organization or what it entails? Increasing the speed of value delivery is not as simple as saying you are “doing” agile or DevOps. DevOps applies agile principles of discipline, collaboration and early feedback to tasks. “Being” DevOps requires everyone involved in the product development lifecycle to change how they currently work and to expand their knowledge and capabilities into new areas. This complimentary Gartner webinar will help you better understand and apply the keys for DevOps success in your organization.

The Keys to DevOps Success

 

Beyond Chatbots: Defining Your Enterprise Conversational Platform Strategy

On-demand, analyst: Bern Elliot

Maintaining separate, redundant chatbot and other conversational platforms will not be cost-effective in the long run, potentially resulting in suboptimal user experiences. As service and channel expectations evolve, the traditional distinction between voice and text operations will not be sustainable. This does not mean that all chatbot solutions should be converged and shifted to a conversational architecture. Success depends on developing a comprehensive strategy that includes text and voice chatbots, conversational platforms, and interactive voice response (IVR) solutions. This complimentary webinar looks at the critical business and technical issues enterprise leaders should consider when defining their conversational strategy and roadmap, and provides guidance on evaluating options and solutions.

Beyond Chatbots: Defining Your Enterprise Conversational Platform Strategy

 

Transform Waterfall Budgeting for Agile Development

On-demand, analyst: Stewart Buchanan

No matter how much work we invest in forecasting and planning, reality often has different plans. Whenever new digital investments need funding or when sales growth slows, IT faces pressure to minimize costs. This complimentary cost optimization webinar explores powerful approaches to planning IT finances. Agile adaptive budgeting will enable you to support continuing technology investment and adapt IT spending to maximize value.

Transform Waterfall Budgeting for Agile Development

 

Prepare Finance for Digitalization

On-demand, analyst: Richard Ries

Your organization most likely is not ready for the digital world. Two-thirds of organizations must become significantly more digitalized to meet today’s demands – Canadian government agencies included. Success requires making smart data investments, developing analytic competencies, and deploying automation judiciously. This complimentary finance webinar – designed specifically with Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) at Canadian government agencies in mind – looks at proven practices to prepare for a digital world, including financial data integration, digital-ready ERP and advanced analytic forecasting.

Prepare Finance for Digitalization

 

The Gartner for General Managers 2020 Agenda

On-demand, analyst: Mark McDonald

Technology general managers face a future of changing customer needs, competitive challenges and demand for new innovative solutions. How general managers prioritize, participate and provoke their organization forward are critical to success. The availability of new technologies and the continued transition to service-based business models require general managers to be leaders as well as chief product managers. In this complimentary IT services webinar, we break down the results of the Gartner for General Managers 2020 survey of more than 200 technology GMs and recommendations for how you can raise your performance.

The Gartner for General Managers 2020 Agenda

 

How Augmented Analytics Will Transform Your Organization

On-demand, analyst: Austin Kronz

Now is the time for you to embrace a key component of the future of data: Augmented analytics. Augmented analytics is a disruptive trend that leverages machine automation and artificial intelligence (AI). It transforms how you prepare data, generate and share insights, and create and operationalize data science and machine learning (ML) models. This complimentary data and analytics webinar reveals how augmented analytics will impact your organization and how you can start to take advantage of it now.

How Augmented Analytics Will Transform Your Organization