Deliver analytics that make a difference

Leading-edge analytics are empowering BI to influence decision-making. The latest analytics can be used to automate the thousands of operational decisions made throughout organizations, improving performance at the level of the individual.

Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2015 will address this huge shift for BI and introduce you to emerging trends like cognitive computing, quantified self and the discipline of valuating your data. You'll also have the opportunity to hear from leading analysts as they discuss topics such as technological advancements in the world of noSQL, Hadoop and other open source initiatives. You'll be exposed to the whole spectrum of analytics, from descriptive and diagnostic for organizations that start fresh, to predictive and prescriptive to the leaders in the field.

Comprehensive Tracks and Sessions

The majority of the agenda is made up of Gartner analyst sessions — research-driven presentations that focus on the issues that matter most in IT today. Leveraging the latest research collected from organizations worldwide, analyst sessions provide real-world information that will help you make better decisions and drive more successful initiatives.

Our Agenda will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest topics, with track sessions tagged to help you create a customized agenda based on your role, experience level and key focus.

    Hot topics to be covered:
    • Big Data technologies, such as Hadoop, noSQL
    • Infonomics, vaulting your data assets
    • Sensor technology
    • Considerations of ethical limitations of BI
    • Modern trends in BI such as visualization

Special Sessions

In addition to our comprehensive tracks, our Agenda also features several special sessions providing opportunities to learn from and interact with Gartner analysts, industry experts and peers, and top solution providers:

  • Keynote Sessions

    Typically presented by non-Gartner industry leaders, these plenary sessions are designed to be entertaining and thought-provoking.

  • Workshops

    Presented by Gartner or guest experts, these intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in an extended, small group environment. Sessions designed for end users only. Registration required.

  • End-User Case Studies

    Gartner invites a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions.


    Real success stories
    These sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market's most fascinating solutions. You'll hear real-life examples from those who have deployed solutions successfully, including their strategies, challenges and results.

  • Analyst One-on-Ones

    Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in the topic you'd like to discuss. Many attendees tell us that a one-on-one session is worth the price of admission, all by itself.

  • Analyst-User Roundtables

    Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours. These small group discussions provide an informal setting for you and your peers to share insight, challenges and concerns on today's hottest topics.

Team Discount

Bring your team to this Summit to maximize, strategize and save.