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Analytics Leadership: Empowerment without Anarchy

For a company to be successful with analytics, it takes more than a single leader. Analytics requires an abundance of astute leaders distributed throughout an organization working to apply just the right technology and skill sets to their business domain. 

Join us for Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2016 and gain the analytics leadership you need to empower users to be autonomous without creating a state of disorder. 

The Gartner BI & Analytics Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles:
Discover how to:
  • Communicate the business value of BI and Analytics
  • Modernize core technologies for data integration, analysis and reporting
  • Craft a winning strategy to quickly launch or reboot your BI initiative
  • Maximize business value of BI and Analytics initiatives through the latest tools, technologies and techniques
Business Intelligence & Analytics Leaders
Discover how to:
  • Get more out of mobile, social, cloud, in-memory and agile architecture
  • Understand the impact of emerging trends such as cognitive computing, the quantified self and economics and the discipline of assessing the value of your data
  • Strike the right balance between centralized and decentralized architecture
Enterprise Architects
Discover how to:
  • Develop the skills and organization structures necessary for success
  • Understand the business impact of advanced analytics and big data
  • Drive cross functional collaboration for new business opportunities and models
Business Analysts
Discover how to:
  • Lead the digital business with analytics
  • Enable new revenue streams through innovation
  • Leverage data to gain the competitive advantage
  • Develop the skills and organization structures necessary for success
Senior Business & IT Leaders

What You Will Learn

  • Learn how to develop skilled analytics leaders in every area of the business
  • Understand the emerging role of the chief analytics officer and ensure that you are making the right organizational decisions
  • Drive the governance necessary to empower individuals without creating disorder
  • Understand the impact of smart data discovery and new data preparation tools
  • Make self-service analytics a reality across the business
  • Present a compelling business case for analytics investment
  • Modernize core infrastructure and invest wisely in new capabilities
  • Prepare for fast-moving trends such as advanced analytic marketplaces, smart machines and the Internet of Things. 

What's Included

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your questions here


Our 2016 agenda will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest BI & analytics topics based on your role, experience level and key focus.


2016 Tracks

A. Control the Chaos
B. Empower the User
C. Lead with Analytics
D. Evangelize the New
E. Modernize the Core

Curious what we will be covering at the Summit?  View the 2016 Agenda at a Glance.

Hot Topics

  • Modern Bi-modal BI
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Big Data
  • Automated Decisions
  • Self Service 
  • Internet of Things
  • Data Lakes
  • Chief Analytics Officer
  • Algorithmic Business 
  • Cloud

Key Take-Aways from the 2015 Conference

More than 800 attendees participated in on-site activities, heard the latest BI and analytics presentations from the Gartner Research community , attended workshops run by expert analysts and industry leaders, heard real-life experiences during peer case studies, engaged in analyst-user roundtables and one-on-one meetings with Gartner analysts, and checked out the latest solutions at the Solution Showcase.

See for yourself, visit Gartner Events On Demand and view key sessions from the 2015 conference
Clear, well presented, well reasoned overview of a fast moving area

- Simon Thornbea GSK

I liked the examples and presentations of sponsors. The quality of the Gartner Analysts is terrific! I absolutely will recommend this event!

- Patrick Held LexWare

This is my first Gartner event. It's been a fantastic experience. The speakers are second to none in terms of delivery and knowledge

- Jason Grosche Ogilivy & Mather

Very useful. Opening my mind to other possibilities and ideas. Also very interested to find others with same challenges.

- Emma Dudman RBS

Frank Buytendijk on the latest in Business Intelligence & Analytics

Optimize Your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Analyst User Roundtables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Business Intelligence & Analytics

The Gartner BI & Analytics Summit will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

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Exhibitor Interactions

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Venue & Travel

InterContinental London - The O2 | London, UK.


InterContinental London - The O2
Waterview Drive
London, United Kingdom - SE10 0TW


Special Gartner Hotel Room Rate
A limited number of rooms have been held at the InterContinental – London The O2 Hotel, for attendees of the Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit.

There are two special promotional Gartner rates available: 

  • Superior Room -  £195 per night (Includes Breakfast)
  • Club Room - £245 per night (Includes Breakfast)
  • Club Suite - £345 per night (Includes Breakfast)

All bedrooms are subject to availability at time of request and exclude VAT.

To reserve a room please either click on the web link - http://www.intercontinental.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=ic&localeCode=en&hotelCode=LONIC&_PMID=99801505&GPC=GA6

Alternatively you can contact us either via telephone on +44 (0)208 463 6868 or e-mail your request to groups@iclondon-theo2.com, quoting the promotion code GAR (BI, EIMDM)

Reservation Office opening times are: Monday to Friday between 08:00 - 20:00 (London Time). Closed on weekends.

Alternative Hotel Recommendations

Please note that Gartner does not hold preferential rates at these hotels

Hilton Canary Wharf
South Quay 
Marsh Wall 
London E14 9SH 

A 5-minute walk from Canary Wharf Tube Station and one stop from North Greenwich on the Jubilee Line 

  Aloft London Excel
 One Eastern Gateway
 Royal Victoria Dock
 London E16 1FR

A short walk to the Emirates Airline, and a 5 minute walk to the Intercontinental 

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
200 Westminster Bridge Rd
London SE1 7UT

A short walk to Waterloo Station and 15 minute journey on the Jubilee Line to North Greenwich

A Note About Accomodations

Gartner has been made aware that a service provider called Exhibition Housing Management has contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services. Exhibition Housing Management does not represent Gartner, nor have we authorized them to contact attendees on our behalf. 
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