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Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Over 19,500 enterprises in about 90 countries trust Gartner’s expert guidance and tools to enable smarter decisions and stronger performance of their organization’s mission-critical priorities.

Gartner for Government & Public Sector provides leadership support across California state and local government sectors to help IT leaders improve organizational efficiency and execute against their objectives. With coverage across more than 10 IT domains from strategy through execution across the entire team. Our proprietary benchmarks, practical tools, and expert guidance enable leaders to manage talent, drive digital transformation, make critical business and investment decisions, displace costs, and mitigate risks to agency and department missions.

With over 100 experts devoted to the public sector government team, our Northern and Southern California teams are dedicated to working with California government agencies to make the right decisions, stay ahead of change, lead transformation and be proactive across all functions of the entire leadership team.

Get started immediately: Talk to an expert, get a demo, contact your local Gartner representatives, or learn more about why government leaders choose Gartner


On-Demand Access to Actionable, Objective, Insights and Research
Being proactive is critical in a world filled with uncertainty. Gartner’s government specific predictions, trends, and emerging technology research ensure executive leaders have access to the most objective resources to build actionable strategies and roadmaps for technology adoption to future-proof state and local initiatives.

Guided and On-Demand Execution Tools and Resources
Gartner provides the powerful tools you need to help make the decisions and take the actions that translate strategy into execution. From diagnostics, IT Key Metrics benchmarks and peer insight to frameworks, templates and ignition guides, our suite of tools provides the practical solutions you need to transform your mission-critical priorities into measurable business results.

High-Quality, High-Impact, Curated Expert Engagements
With over 40+ years of experience, our guidance is drawn from a global team of 2,200+ research and advisory experts, government CIOs and IT practitioners who faced your challenges and know how to deliver on the issues and activities that matter most to you and your organization. Get direct access to teams of former government practitioners and exclusive events and conferences.

Read more: Georgia CTO Joins Gartner

Unparalleled Conference Experiences with the Largest Community of your Government Peers

Gartner conferences are uniquely designed with a combination of actionable, objective insight, expert guidance and consultation, peer networking, and solution provider assessment. The experience is unforgettable — and transformative — and will help you and your organization achieve a stronger performance against your mission-critical priorities.

Learn more: 2023 & 2024 Gartner Conference Calendar

*CPE credits available at select conferences.

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With more than 460,000 client engagements annually, executive leaders in government commonly leverage Gartner’s curated client interactions to increase their influence and consistently prove the value of IT against their mission-critical priorities when:

Setting direction for strategic planning, developing operating models or leveraging future trends and predictions

Executing new initiatives, implementing best practices to ensure success, program governance or optimizing spend to increase return on investment.

Sourcing the “right” technologies and services, developing and reviewing RFxs and renewing contracts

Improving teams and talent, executive influence, defining building and reinforcing culture, program performance and connecting and learning within peer communities

Leading and increasing influence when presenting to leadership or media, managing transitions, or reviewing key documents/presentations

Hear from a client: This Smart City is reducing crime, traffic, and pollution.


Gartner’s executive leadership coverage aims at uniting the C-suite across executive functions critical to state and local government functions within IT, and those critical to IT success:

Chief Information Officers: Become digital and business strategy agents for the organization.

Chief Security Officers: Enable digital business by driving critical initiatives that secure and protect the enterprise.

Chief Data Officers: Understand stakeholder needs across the company to build a better data strategy.

Infrastructure & Operations Leaders: Keep pace with key emerging technology innovations and anticipated risk factors.

Software Engineering Leaders: Deliver scalable, secure digital products with key resources.

Enterprise Architecture, Digital Workplace, CRM and more

Hear from a client: State CIO and CISO Strategic Alignment Creates Organizational Stability

Critical cross-functional roles:

Finance Leaders: Drive and sustain organizational impact.

Risk Management: Navigate through high-risk growth decisions.

Human Resources: Anticipate top HR trends and act on priorities.

Legal & Compliance: Manage cross-functional risks and build a more resilient department.

…and more

Secure buy-in and progress your initiatives with the right advice, the right tools for your function, and the right support at the right time, to develop, execute, measure, and improve single initiatives, program and departmental strategic objectives and multi-year programs that deliver transformative business impact.

Get started immediately: Talk to an expert, get a demo, contact your local Gartner representatives, or learn more about why government leaders choose Gartner.