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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

What's Included

Frequently Asked Questions

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The Executive Cut: Global highlights as chosen by your peers

Our 2016 agenda for this Summit has been built around the most critical insights chosen, endorsed and validated by thousands of attendees at our BI & Analytics Summits around the world this year. It features comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest BI & analytics topics based on your role, experience level and key focus.


2016 Tracks

A. Lead with Analytics 
B. Modernize the Core 
C. Empower the User 

View the 2016 Agenda at a Glance

Hot Topics

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

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
  • Networking Reception
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks

Sign-up to be among the first to recieve our 2016 Agenda


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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  • Contact us to learn more about opportunities to exhibit. 




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Exhibitor Interactions

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Venue & Travel

Munich, Germany


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

Westin Grand München
Arabellastrasse 6
München, Germany - 81925


There are currently a limited number of rooms available at the Westin Grand Munich for attendees of the Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit. Rooms are available at the promotional rate of €179 based on single occupancy, inclusive of VAT, breakfast and WIFI

To book your room, please email Reservierung.Muenchen@starwoodhotels.com or call +49 89 930016390, quoting "GartnerBI2016" to qualify for the promotional rate.

Please note, there is a €30 supplement for double occupancy.
This rate includes complimentary use of the use of hotel facilities such as the swimming pool, Fitness Centre, steam and sauna rooms, Business Centre and WIFI.
The discounted rate is available from 7 - 14 October 2016 (inclusive). Event dates 10 - 11 October 2016.


  • Subject to availability – rooms selling fast so don't delay
  • Rate includes full Continental breakfast and VAT
  • Rate includes wifi
  • Cancellations received 72 hours prior to arrival will be free of charge. If cancellations are received less than 72 hours prior to arrival they will be subject to a one night cancellation fee at the Gartner Rate and which shall be charged directly to the Event Attendee.

A Note About Accomodations

Gartner has been made aware that service providers, such as Exhibition Housing Management, have contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services and/or sell copies of the confidential attendee list.  

Please note that Gartner has NOT authorized them, or anyone else, to contact attendees on our behalf, nor does Gartner share/sell attendee contact information to anyone.  

Learn more on how to protect yourself from scamming attempts.