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Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 08:00 PM - 08:30 PM EDT)

Gartner Opening Keynote: Learn, Unlearn, Relearn: The Key to D&A Success

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

"You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day, unless you’re too busy. Then you should sit for an hour." We live in busy times, and we need to take the time to think about what is important. What is important in Data and Analytics is Change. If your organization doesn't need or want change, then you don't need data and analytics. But it does. So you do. This is what to do to be successful.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:15 PM EDT)

Data and Analytics in Times of Crisis: Lessons Learned

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The pandemic accelerated the uptake of data and analytics and put its use front and center as a vital capability for driving decision making and even survival. This continues as the world gets vaccinated. How did organizations across industries and the public sector adapt by utilizing data and analytics to address the many COVID-19 related health and economic challenges? What are the key lessons learned and insights gained?

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:15 PM EDT)

Top Trends in Data and Analytics, 2021

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

AI is not the only thing driving rapid change in data and analytics. From the next generation of augmented user experiences and beyond, composing and operationalizing data and analytics at scale, engineering decision intelligence, and relating everything, to enabling data and analytics at the edge, there is a rapid evolution in how and where analysis can be deployed. Understanding the business impact of these changes will allow organizations to resource optimize, accelerate change, drive innovation and transform society over the next three years.

Learn how Data and analytics leaders can leverage these trends into “must-have” investments to anticipate, shift and accelerate transformation in the face of disruption, uncertainty and opportunity.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:15 PM EDT)

The Foundation of a Modern Data and Analytics Strategy

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Mike Rollings, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

"What should my data and analytics strategy look like" is one of the most common inquiries Gartner’s D&A research community gets. This is because the role of data and analytics is changing. From being a discipline of itself to becoming a set of capabilities in support of the wider digital strategy. This presentation will share the best practices that have emerged from hundreds of document reviews and thousands of inquiries.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:15 PM EDT)

Five Critical Components for Effective Data Quality Programs

Melody Chien, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Quality insights required by digital business depend on trusted, high-quality data. However, data quality is often treated as an after-thought inconvenience. Effective data quality programs involve not only technologies and tools; it requires a comprehensive framework with foundational building blocks in metrics, processes, policies, and roles and responsibilities. This presentation introduces 5 critical components for effective data quality programs.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:30 PM EDT)

Roundtable: How to Govern Self – Service Analytics

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Austin Kronz, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

This roundtable will allow attendees to discuss various techniques that have enabled users to create their own analytic content while still maintaining consistency and consensus of the data.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:30 PM EDT)

Workshop: CDO Circle Leadership Exchange: The State of Data and Analytics in 2021 and Beyond

Jitendra Subramanyam, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Ben Hertzberg, Director, Research, Gartner

Insights from the latest Gartner survey of heads of Data & Analytics worldwide. Benchmark your priorities, challenges and operating model with your peers. Learn about the key practices that separate good from great D&A organizations.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 10:45 PM EDT)

Data Storytelling: A Better Way to Engage Decision Makers With Data

James Richardson, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data storytelling offers a more engaging means of communicating findings than BI reporting or data visualization alone. This trend is an extension of the now dominant self-service model of BI, combining data visualization with narrative techniques. What is a data story? When and how should data storytelling be used? What new skills and techniques are needed to create compelling data stories?

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 10:45 PM EDT)

Augmented Data Catalogs: Now an Enterprise Must have for Data and Analytics Leaders

Melody Chien, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session addresses how data and analytics leaders can investigate and adopt modern ML-enabled data catalogs as a first step in enabling new data management.
Key issues addressed:
1. What are machine-learning-enabled catalogs?
2. What are the key capabilities for data catalogs?
3. What are the market offerings in this space?
4. How can leaders create a strategy to embed data cataloging?

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 10:45 PM EDT)

What You Need to Do About Customer Analytics

David Norrie, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Improving customer experiences and relationships is one of the largest drivers of analytic adoption. The diversity of opportunities to apply analysis to drive improved understanding of customers can be daunting so this session will help organizations prioritize their customer analytic strategy.
- What should you be doing already?
- What should you be doing next?
- What should you be planning for?

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 10:45 PM EDT)

Why Every Organization Should Have a Chief Data Officer

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This research demonstrates the value to an organization of having a CDO, and is augmented with other advice to explain why every organization should have a Chief Data Officer. The question is not if, but when. Then again, you may already have a CDO and not even know it! Come find out what that means …
- What Can a CDO Do For Your Organization?
- What Is the Impact of Not Having a CDO?
- Why Does Every Organization Need a CDO?

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 10:45 PM EDT)

Ask the Expert: What is DataOps, What Value Does It Create, and Do You Need to Adopt It?

Alan Dayley, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders are seeking ways to more effectively, rapidly and reliably deliver data pipelines in support of business requirements. The traditional ways of working can't provide the levels of flexibility and collaboration required today. DataOps approaches hold the promise of addressing these challenges. This interactive Q&A session will help to provide a basic understanding of the concepts and value of DataOps.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 11:00 PM EDT)

Workshop: Creating an Effective Data and Analytics Strategy

Mike Rollings, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The potential for data-driven business strategies and information products is like never before, and for some enterprises, data and analytics have become a primary driver of their business. In this workshop, we will discuss a framework for creating a modern data and analytics strategy, key considerations and ways to start. Workshop outcome: Review and start developing key outcomes of a data and analytics strategy. *Access to this session is restricted to those that are not part of an organization/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 11:45 PM - 12:15 AM EDT)

Essentials for Starting and Supporting Master Data Management

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Trusted and accessible master data is a foundational requirement of business agility. This has led to an explosion of interest in MDM as associated technologies in recent times. Yet the challenge cannot be met by technology alone. This session introduces the requisite knowledge across people, process and technology for a successful MDM program and helps organizations make informed decisions about right-sized strategic choices.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 11:45 PM - 12:15 AM EDT)

Responsible AI: Drive Carefully, Choose Wisely and Do Wonders With AI

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

Responsible AI is one of the hottest topics today. It makes AI a positive force, rather than a threat to the society and to itself. In this session, we will examine the most critical aspects of Responsible AI — accountability, explainability and societal impacts. We will share thought leading ideas of how to drive AI responsibly to increase trust in AI, maintain compliance, protect your reputation and most of all — do wonderful things safely.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 11:45 PM - 12:15 AM EDT)

The Foundation and Future of Roles and Responsibilities: From Control to Collaborate

Jorgen Heizenberg, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Fresh hot roles for the information-savvy organization are emerging to help organizations become more data-driven. New skills and competencies are required for existing roles to adapt to the changing role of data and analytics. This session will highlight the key roles and responsibilities in data and analytics to be ready for the digital business and the impact on the organization model. Key issues: What’s happening in data and analytics that is forcing change? What’s the impact on the organization? What’s the impact on roles and skills?

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 11:45 PM - 12:15 AM EDT)

The Practical Data Fabric - 6 Steps to Design an Augmented Data Management Infrastructure

Ehtisham Zaidi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Due to the rising complexity of data management landscapes and the growing shortage of skilled data management and engineering teams, data and analytics leaders must invest in data fabric frameworks.
- How to define data fabrics in a way that is understood by business teams
- How to stitch a resilient data fabric for integration automation
- How to navigate the complex vendor landscape to select necessary technology components

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 11:45 PM - 12:15 AM EDT)

Ask the Expert: Data Catalogs 101 — Moving from “Nice-to-Have” to a “Must-Have” — Answers to FAQs!

Ankush Jain, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Ask the Expert session around Data Catalog: Answers to all your FAQs !

- The purpose of data catalogs is to organize the thousands or millions of an organization’s data sets to help users perform searches for specific data and understand its metadata, such as data lineage, uses, and how others perceive the data’s value (or lack of).

- Data catalog implementations can vary depending on the use-case requirements, tool capabilities and maturity of each organization. There are also many vendor solutions and technology options through which companies can add data cataloging capabilities to their existing data management architecture.

-This session will help D&A Leaders & other participants understand the past, present and future of Data Catalogs. Provide answers to their questions, technology trends, available technology options, pricing trends, implementation trends etc. *Access to this session is restricted to those that are not part of an organization/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM AEST

(Monday, 07 June, 2021 / 11:45 PM - 12:30 AM EDT)

Workshop: CDO Circle Leadership Exchange: Innovative Uses of Data and Analytics to Drive Business Value

Tong Zhang, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Ian Bertram, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Case studies highlighting how D&A leaders are debunking the myths of innovation and delivering outsized business benefits as a result.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM AEST

(12:30 AM - 01:00 AM EDT)

Advanced Data and Analytics: What Do Leading Organizations Do?

Jitendra Subramanyam, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

What are leading organizations in Data and Analytics doing that others can learn from? How do they organize? How do they find and retain the right skills? What does their delivery model look like? How do they focus on creating business value? Attend this session and learn from the interviews Gartner has been conducting.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM AEST

(12:30 AM - 01:00 AM EDT)

The Elusive Data (and Analytics) Governance Platform — Where is It? It's Not for Sale.

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This forward looking and provocative research explores and explains the state of the market for data and analytics governance capabilities and supporting technologies. We will review the market overall and discuss how organizations should look at technology; and where, when and if a market for data (and analytics) governance will emerge.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM AEST

(12:30 AM - 01:00 AM EDT)

Ask the Expert: Everything You Wanted to Know About Data Fabric but Were Afraid to Ask

Ehtisham Zaidi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Jacob Orup Lund, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Join this Ask the Expert session to learn more about data fabric.

Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM AEST

(12:30 AM - 01:00 AM EDT)

The Foundation and Future of Master Data Management

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session explains the foundational concepts for the discipline of master data management. What is master data and why is it important? What are the business benefits? What are the discipline and technology components of a successful program and what are the future trends for MDM?

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 08:15 AM - 09:45 AM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 06:15 PM - 07:45 PM EDT)

CDO Circle Research Discussion: Governing AI for Value

Jitendra Subramanyam, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Ben Hertzberg, Director, Research, Gartner

How do D&A leaders manage AI models at scale? This session is a mix of case studies from leading practitioners and facilitated peer interaction, illuminates the journey from pilot to production. We showcase how practitioners are rewriting the rules of governing AI models.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 08:00 PM - 08:30 PM EDT)

Guest Keynote

More information to follow shortly.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:15 PM EDT)

Decisions: They Are What You Make Them

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

We talk about data-driven decisions, but is that really what we want? Combining survey data with broader research in behavioral psychology, this session will provide an overview of how decisions are viewed within organizations, and how they can be improved using a combination of hard data and soft nudges.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:15 PM EDT)

Ask the Expert: Effective Data and Analytics Governance: What Are The Must-Have Fundamentals?

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders often struggle with the basics and finding the right starting points for governance-focused activities. This interactive Q&A session will highlight key things to know and to do regarding scoping, roles and organizational approaches, metrics, policies and the role of tools -- the foundational pillars for a healthy data and analytics governance program.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:15 PM EDT)

Future of Data and Analytics: Reengineering the Decision 2025

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Decision making is a core capability for every organization, and it is becoming more complex. Decisions are becoming more connected, more contextual and more continuous. D&A leaders must prepare to reengineer decision making, and ultimately make business decision making a competitive differentiator.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:15 PM EDT)

The Future of Data Science and Machine Learning: Critical Trends You Can't Ignore

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

Learn about the current trends influencing the machine learning and data science landscape, including ML augmentation and automation, MLOps and model management, explainability and open source. Employ emerging practices to manage and govern data science corporate initiatives, and which platforms to choose. We will discuss high-level some complexities and how enterprises can become more effective.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:15 PM EDT)

From Self-Service to Enterprise to Augmented Data Preparation — Understanding the Data Preparation Tools Market

Ehtisham Zaidi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data preparation has matured rapidly in the last two years from being focused on self-service analytics to now becoming an integral component and a critical capability in all enterprise data and analytics tools. Key topics:
-What is augmented data preparation, and how has it evolved?
-What is the current state of the market, and how will it evolve?
-How can you leverage data preparation capabilities ensuring governance and control?

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 08:45 PM - 09:30 PM EDT)

CDO Circle Roundtable: The D&A Leader as CEO

Jitendra Subramanyam, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Ben Hertzberg, Director, Research, Gartner

Data & Analytics leaders have a unique vantage point of the data-driven enterprise. Does this uniquely qualify them to take on the top role? What does the future hold for D&A leaders?

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 10:45 PM EDT)

Ask the Expert: Operationalizing AI and Machine Learning: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Erick Brethenoux, VP Analyst, Gartner

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

Join this Ask the Expert session to learn more about operationalizing AI and machine learning.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 10:45 PM EDT)

Data-Driven Foundations: Getting Started With Data Literacy and Data-Driven Business Transformation

Alan D. Duncan, VP Analyst, Gartner

The increasingly pervasive nature of data makes it crucial for all employees to learn to “speak data.” This foundational session will provide data and analytics leaders with the basis to start a data literacy program as a key enabler of data-driven business. How to champion data literacy awareness and craft a clear case for change? How to conduct data literacy pilots test the value proposition? How to partner with other executive stakeholders to align the data literacy program and collectively create a data-driven culture?

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 10:45 PM EDT)

How to Optimize Data and Analytics Value: The New Strategic Imperative

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics is a strategic business function that fuels digital acceleration. Yet, most organizations don’t have a systematic way to assess, optimize and articulate data and analytics value. This presentation highlights how CDOs, CIOs, and data and analytics leaders across the organization can use Gartner's D&A Value Management Framework to identify, prioritize and select D&A portfolios that optimize business impact and align to key business initiatives.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 10:45 PM EDT)

When Worlds Collide: Augmented Analytics Combines Analytics and Data Science for High Impact

Carlie Idoine, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This presentation describes how augmented analytics is changing the analytic process to bridge the gap between analytics and BI and DSML.
1.) Why is this considered a collision (as opposed to a convergence) and how do we recognize it?
2.) What are the implications for those that use, support and provide these tools?
3.) How should you respond to the collision in a way that launches analytics programs forward?

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 10:45 PM EDT)

Buy Smart to Cost Optimize Your Data Fabric

Ankush Jain, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Data Fabric requires multiple traditional and emerging technologies for realizing the design. Every pillar of a data fabric has a technology cost. We will identify and describe these technology cost considerations for building a Data Fabric. This session will also add directions on how to cost-optimize your journey in reaching to a data fabric design from a short-term and long-term perspective.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 10:15 PM - 11:00 PM EDT)

Workshop: Data and Analytics Licensing Strategy and Negotiations can Make or Break Your Initiatives

Ehtisham Zaidi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Merv Adrian, VP Analyst, Gartner

With an ever increasing focus on cost optimization across data and analytics software portfolios, and the need to investigate and adopt new technologies, data and analytics leaders are often caught in a conundrum on how to balance the two. This two-part session will guide them on:

1. The most popular and upcoming pricing trends, license models and best practices to negotiate with new and upcoming vendors

2. What are the best practices to negotiate with vendors across data integration, data quality, Master data management, Data Governance, Analytics/BI tools, Hadoop Distribution, NoSQL DBMS, cloud and Data Lakes enablement vendors to save millions *

*Access to this session is restricted to those that are not part of an organization/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry. *Access to this session is restricted to those that are not part of an organization/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 11:45 PM - 12:15 AM EDT)

Ask the Expert: Why Metadata Matters, Stories from the Real World

Ankush Jain, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The objective of this Ask the Expert is to steer a discussion around metadata management with a focus on three things:

-People - Metadata Roles - Shared roles - EIM or D&A Governance
-Process - setting up an enterprise metadata management discipline, categorizing metadata. Recent trend- active metadata management
-Technology - Usage of specific enterprise metadata management solutions

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 11:45 PM - 12:15 AM EDT)

Digital Ethics: From “Why” To “How”

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital Ethics is a mainstream topic now and every D&A leader needs to address this. Many executives worry about the unintended consequences of the use of data and technology, particularly concerning AI. Some have even defined their set of principles. But how you do operationalize these principles? And how do you address the dilemmas that come with digital ethics?

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 11:45 PM - 12:15 AM EDT)

Use Composable Data and Analytics to Build Business-Oriented Analytics Experiences

David Pidsley, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Julian Sun, Director Analyst, Gartner

Analytics capabilities become modular with low- and no-code capability introduced into solutions enabled by data fabric. Organizations can compose the building blocks to build tailored analytics experiences rather than monolithic applications. This session will help data and analytics leaders use composable data and analytics to bridge with application development, bringing insights into actions.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

(Tuesday, 08 June, 2021 / 11:45 PM - 12:15 AM EDT)

Why Small and Wide Data Are the Future of AI

Jim Hare, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic caused historical data that reflect past conditions to quickly become obsolete breaking many production AI models. As organizations experience the limitations of big data as a critical enabler of analytics and AI, new approaches known as 'small data' and 'wide data' are emerging. In this provocative session, we discuss how these new approaches enable more robust analytics and AI.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM AEST

(12:30 AM - 01:00 AM EDT)

Ask the Expert: Digital Ethics

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Join this Ask the Expert session to learn more about digital ethics.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM AEST

(12:30 AM - 01:00 AM EDT)

Building End-to-End Data Architectures in AWS, Azure and GCP

Sanjeev Mohan, VP Analyst, Gartner

Cloud platforms provide new opportunities to architect for the most complex data management use cases such as logical data warehouse, streaming analytics and data science. This session delves into components of AWS, Azure and GCP to build reference architectures that are designed to meet your batch, real-time and advanced analytics needs.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM AEST

(12:30 AM - 01:00 AM EDT)

Connecting the Dots: Why Graph Analytics Are Key to Understanding Human and Machine Misbehavior

Jim Hare, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Graph analytics links social, location, and other data to provide business analysts and investigators a more holistic understanding of people, places, and things. In this session, we discuss the types of questions that can be answered when analyzing relationship data compared to traditional analytics. A must-attend session if you need to understand human or machine behaviors.

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM AEST

(12:30 AM - 01:00 AM EDT)

Give Up Being in Control! How to Overcome the Limits of Conventional Data Management Wisdom

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Consider taking the viewpoint because data is increasingly distributed, changing constantly and touched by so many entities, controlling it is simply impossible. And aiming for structure, standardization and zero technical debt in data management brings sub-optimal value.
-Why is striving for precise management of data a fool's errand?
-How can you create more value by accepting disorder in data?
-What specific actions are required to stay "safe" amid data chaos?

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM AEST

(12:30 AM - 01:00 AM EDT)

How to Balance Control and Agility in Your Self-Service Analytics

Austin Kronz, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Self-service analytics has become a reality as modern analytics and BI tools are now widely adopted, but organizations struggle to deliver in a way that satisfies both IT and the business. Data and analytics leaders can avoid chaos and increase efficiency by balancing control and agility. How to define the roles, privileges, and responsibilities of individuals when moving toward self-service analytics? How do we create a modern analytics and BI content creation life cycle?

Wednesday, 09 June, 2021 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM AEST

(12:30 AM - 01:15 AM EDT)

Roundtable: How to Select the Right Data and Analytics Organizational Model and Supporting Key Roles

Jorgen Heizenberg, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Alan D. Duncan, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders such as chief data officers (CDO) are responsible for deriving measurable business value from their organization's information assets. As such, the data and analytics function is under the spotlight to produce high-quality results quickly and efficiently.
Key issues: In this workshop, we will explore: What skills and competencies are needed for data and analytics excellence? How to organize and structure the team for success? What are the pitfalls to avoid when developing a high-performance data and analytics organization? *Access to this session is restricted to those that are not part of an organization/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry.

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