Gartner Announces Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit

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September 10 12 in Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee, FL

Details: The Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit delivers practical guidance and strategic advice on sourcing and IT services. This event provides information on how you can exploit digital business opportunities through a sourcing strategy that drives speed and innovation while also “running the core.”  


The Summit will help you to:


  • Identify new services and providers that can deliver agility and innovation
  • Negotiate better deals, successful contracts and take advantage of the latest pricing models
  • Manage hybrid environments of traditional, cloud-enabled and globally delivered services
  • Ensure your sourcing team remains relevant and isn’t bypassed by the business  
  • Adjust your sourcing strategies to address challenges and opportunities of digitalization




*Gartner Keynote: Adapting Sourding for a Digital Future

 Cathy Tornbohm, Research VP

Helen Huntley, Research VP

Linda R. Cohen, Managing VP


*Gartner Analyst Keynote: Exploiting BPO and ITO Synergies to Support the Digital Business Era

Cathy Tornbohm, Research VP


*Guest Keynote: The Weather Channel: Digital Revolution Enabling Business Transformation

Bryson Koehler, Executive vice President and Chief Information Officer, The Weather Company


*Guest Keynote: Re-imaging the Role and Value of IT

Tom Koulopoulos, Author, Consultant, and Commentator 


The latest solutions and tools will be demonstrated by leading providers exhibiting at the summit. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory at


Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerSSVR.


For complete event details, please visit The Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit website at 


Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Janessa Rivera at

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