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Gartner Announces Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit 2009


STAMFORD, Conn. - Gartner Announces Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit 2009

When: May 4-6, 2009

Where: Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center, Las Vegas

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit Web site at

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at

Details: In today’s dramatically altered business environment, containing and/or reducing costs are urgent priorities. Organizations are under increased pressure to outsource more and do it more quickly. Gartner’s Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit explores the practical steps to take to secure the success of outsourcing initiatives.

At the core of the Summit are proven strategies that can help structure outsourcing deals that get companies through today’s challenges as well as those in the future. A 6-track agenda covers the length and breadth of today’s outsourcing arena -- ITO, BPO, Global Sourcing, and Vendor Management.

*Focus on Skills That Can’t Be Outsourced: Daniel Pink, Author of “A Whole New Mind”

*End User Panel: Making Outsourcing work: Lessons Learned from the Trenches

*Multisourcing Today: Techniques for Optimizing Cost Containment and Performance Management:Gartner analysts Christopher Ambrose and Linda Cohen

*Outsourcing Initiatives: Balancing Excellence, Innovation and Cost: Gartner analyst Helen Huntley

The latest outsourcing tools will be demonstrated by more than 20 companies exhibiting at the conference. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Solution Showcase page at

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, Gartner is the indispensable partner to 60,000 clients in 10,000 distinct organizations. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, Gartner works with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A., and has 4,000 associates, including 1,200 research analysts and consultants in 80 countries. For more information, visit


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