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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 Business Intelligence & 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.  

See what  attendees have said about what they learned

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We're preparing our 2016 agenda, which will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest BI topics on the basis of your role, experience level and key focus.

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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 covered last year, view the 2015 Agenda at a Glance
‘BIA Summit is the 'Place to be'. In 2 days a top view on BIA initiatives’

- Kris De Roeck, Head of BI Competence Center A. Schulman International Services

‘Intrigued, Inspired, Involved. Great days of listening to the experts and discussing with your peers.’

- Wout Methorst, Business Information Manager Cofely Nederland

‘It’s a great 'eye opener' of what is up to date in BI. Wonderful opportunities to interact with peers and getting their insights on similar business challenges’

- Agata Krolikowska, Supply chain Excellence Project & Process Specialist Cargill Starches and Sweeteners Europe

‘Great experience interacting with like minded people on business intelligence. Looking forward to future summits.’

- Vikram Kamath, Lead Engineering Analytics Quotient

‘I learnt in 2 days that my company are not the only ones struggling to manage our data assets. The presentations and the peers have taught me this issue is universal, but there are solutions’

- David Harkness, Program Director Zurich

Frank Buytendijk on the latest in Business Intelligence & Analytics

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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
  • Networking Reception
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks

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Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

Keynote Speakers

  • Frank Buytendijk
    Frank Buytendijk

    VP Distinguished Analyst


  • Rita Sallam
    Rita Sallam

    Research VP


  • Kurt Schlegal
    Kurt Schlegal

    Research VP


  • Neil Chandler
    Neil Chandler

    Research VP



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

The Gartner Business Intelligence & 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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Munich, Germany


Westin Grand, Munich
Arabellastrasse 6
81925 München
Phone: +49 89 9264 0

Westin Grand München
Arabellastrasse 6
München, Germany - 81925

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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