Gartner, Inc. is an information technology (IT) research and advisory company. The Company has three business segments: Research, Consulting and Events. Research segment provides objective insight on critical and timely technology and supply chain initiatives for CIOs (Chief Information Officers), other IT professionals, supply chain leaders, digital marketing professionals, technology companies and the institutional investment community through reports, briefings, tools, access to its analysts, peer networking services and membership programs. Consulting segment provides customized solutions to client needs through on-site, day-to-day support, as well as tools for measuring and improving IT performance with a focus on cost, performance, efficiency and quality. Events segment provides IT, supply chain and business professionals the opportunity to attend various symposia, conferences and exhibitions to learn, contribute and network with the peers.