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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:
Roles Include:
  • BI and performance management executives
  • Business leaders
  • Business and BI analysts
  • BI and performance management managers
  • BI competency centers
  • Business analysis
  • Data warehousing and management
BI Leaders and Managers
Roles Include:
  • CIOs, IT and business strategists and planners
  • CFOs and financial executives
  • Investors
IT Executives
Roles Include:
  • Data and information architecture
  • Enterprise and application architecture

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.
  • Find out how to engage with business on their terms and deliver business value

What's Included

Frequently Asked Questions

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Our 2016 agenda features 6 comprehensive tracks taking a deep dive into a broad range of topics including self-service data preparation, cloud, modern bimodal BIA platforms, data lakes, analytics governance, algorithmic business, and more, we have coverage for every Business Intelligence & Analytics professional.


2016 Tracks

  • Lead with Analytics
  • Control the Chaos
  • Drive the Value
  • Empower the User
  • Modernize the Core
  • Evangelize the New

Hot Topics

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

Key Take-Aways from the 2015 Conference

Image More than 2,100 attendees participated in on-site benefits, heard the latest BI and analytics presentations from the Gartner Research community on today’s most pressing topics, 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
The experience is so valuable for me and for my business. The possibility to share with partners and very experienced speakers is important.

- Mariuska Mendoza, Ejecutivo Principal CAF

View Sample Session from the 2015 Summit on Key Trends in Advanced Analytics

Optimize Your Attendance

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

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Two (30 min) Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Analyst User Roundtables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Two Receptions
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks
  • First Time Attendee Orientation Program


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. 

Highlighted Speakers

  • Neil Chandler
    Neil Chandler

    Research VP


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  • W. Roy Schulte
    W. Roy Schulte

    VP Distinguished Analyst


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  • Kimberly Harris-Ferrante
    Kimberly Harris-Ferrante

    VP Distinguished Analyst


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Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Data Center

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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Venue & Travel

Grapevine, TX


Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas, United States - 76051


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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