Live Events

Our Insights Library consists of 250+ sessions, 1,500+ live and virtual IT decision makers, 15,000+ minutes of audio, and 2,000,000+ words transcribed. This ongoing series is aimed at uncovering inflection points, understanding the decision-making rationale from those at the forefront of enterprise technology purchasing, and aggregating end-user sentiment around progressive technology trends and vendor choices.

Upcoming Events

ETR Insights Interview

VP & CISO - Large Tech Enterprise

November 29, 2021 2:00 pm EST

ETR Insights will be hosting a valued member of the ETR Community and VP & CISO for a Large Tech Enterprise on 11/29/2021.

ETR Insights Interview

Head of IT - Large Financial Services Enterprise

December 3, 2021 10:00 am EST

ETR Insights will be hosting a valued member of the ETR Community and the Head of IT for a large financial services enterprise on 12/03/2021.

Past Event Highlights

ETR Insights Interview

VP of Engineering - Large Tech Enterprise

November 19, 2021 4:00 pm EST

ETR Insights will be hosting a valued member of the ETR Community and VP of Engineering for a Large Tech Company on 11/19/2021.

ETR Insights Interview

Sr. Director of Engineering - Large Manufacturing Enterprise

November 4, 2021 5:30 pm EDT

Our latest ETR Insights guest is the Sr. Director of Engineering for productivity solutions and services for a large industrials enterprise. Continue reading as we explore our guest’s tech stack supporting data management and AI/ML initiatives and his general open-source technology approach, with commentary on: Cockroach Labs, MongoDB, Grafana, Kubernetes, Rancher, Atlassian, and more.

ETR Insights Panel

Monitoring & Observability Drill Down Panel

November 4, 2021 3:00 pm EDT

Following the release of ETR's Observability drill down findings, the Insights team launched a panel with a subsample of survey takers to gather additional feedback. Panelists affirmed underlying dynamics for the Observability market remain healthy, driven by digital transformation trends that have been accelerated by pandemic shifts in consumerism and remote work. While the rising tide may lift all boats, the mix-shift preference towards hosted infrastructure and applications and away from on-prem is widening the bifurcation between mature and emerging vendors.

ETR Insights Panel

Next Gen Data Warehousing Panel

October 8, 2021 4:00 pm EDT

The ETR Insights team assembled a panel of ETR Community members to speak to trends in data warehousing, specifically around next generation data warehouse vendors brought on by the arrival of cloud architectures. Panelists discussed their current data warehousing journeys and the tools they have chosen, the predominant use cases driving these initiatives, and issues of security, data preparation, and data cataloging that are impacted by next generation data warehousing programs.

ETR Insights Interview

Head of Delivery Assurance - Global Healthcare/Data Enterprise

October 7, 2021 5:00 pm EDT

The latest ETR Insights guest is the Head of Delivery Assurance for a global healthcare/data science enterprise. He sees “increased spend going into Q4 to get projects done." Our guest is investing in data management and analytics, with a focus on migrating legacy installations to the cloud and transitioning ERP solutions to SaaS. Additionally, he discusses Monitoring & Observability vendors. Continue reading for vendor commentary on Microsoft, AWS, GCP, Snowflake, MongoDB, IBM, Oracle, Teradata, Salesforce, Alteryx, Splunk, New Relic, Datadog & more…

ETR Insights Panel

State of Zero Trust Panel

October 1, 2021 3:00 pm EDT

By request, the ETR Insights team assembled a panel of ETR Community members to specifically address submitted questions around the current state of Zero Trust. The panelists discussed the Zero Trust strategy, planned use cases, and how those use cases weave into larger business initiatives at their companies. Vendor analysis includes:, Amazon, Appgate, Cisco, CrowdStrike, FireEye, Guardiocore (Akamai), IBM, Illumio, McAfee, Microsoft, Orca, Palo Alto Networks, Quest One, Rapid7, Sumo Logic, Symantec, Trustdome, Wiz, and Zscaler Private Access.

Example Event

ETR Product Feedback Panel: Anaplan

By client demand, this ETR Insights panel focused on Anaplan. Our goal was to leverage the experience of the ETR Community members to examine the cloud-based planning and analysis space. Our panel consisted of the CIO for a large Industrials enterprise, a Digital Transformation Executive for a Business Services firm, a CTO for a Travel & Hospitality Enterprise, and the Director of IT for a Technology enterprise. The summary below delivers the key takeaways from the panel, including current Anaplan use cases, expansion plans, ROI, and competitive positioning. Check out the highlights discussing competitive pressures and potential market consolidation.

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