Data governance has been indispensable for data management initiatives, along with controlling the ever-growing amount of data in order to improve business outcomes. More and more organizations realize that data governance is a necessity; however, they lack experience in implementing enterprisewide governance programs with actual, tangible results.

Take a deeper look into data governance and expand on the session material that will be covered on-site at the conference. View topic-specific content covering below, including Smarter with Gartner articles, webinars and Gartner Predicts research. 

Developing Open Data Governance in Smart Cities

The democratization of data in cities will require robust governance platforms. Citizens increasingly demand access to meaningful data, and cities are responding by building platforms that improve municipal service delivery and urban quality of life.

CIOs will play a vital role in empowering chief digital officers and urban planners. Collectively, these leaders need to take certain actions when designing and implementing data and information platforms. 

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Effective Data and Analytics Governance — Finally!

Data and analytics are central to how information and technology helps organizations operate, innovate, compete and drive productivity improvements. However, even though we’re surrounded by new technology like blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud, it remains a challenge for CEOs and CIOs to know when and where to invest in such things to reliably generate business value.

Sufficient skills in the workforce, the right kind of technology innovation and effective organizational and process models are aligning at the same time to help ensure that governing data and analytics is now designed to be bite-sized, by the business, for the business. This is a great time to talk about data governance! Watch this webinar and explore the latest technology, processes, skills and organizational models that are converging to help get more out of the “information” in IT.

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Gartner Predicts

  • Through 2022, only 20% of organizations investing in information governance will succeed in scaling governance for digital business.

Related track for data governance

Track B. Trust, Governance and Organization: Anchor the Foundation

Trust and governance form the foundation of robust data and analytics strategies — for your customers, partners and employees. Data and analytics leaders must ensure they have the right data governance practices, processes and protocols in place as well as the right organizational model and supporting roles. This track provides guidance and best practices for enterprise data governance and organization, including data quality, risk, privacy, ethics and regulatory compliance, as well as skills development, closing talent gaps, building the right teams and formalizing the right roles.