Alan D. Duncan

Alan D. Duncan

Distinguished VP Analyst
Alan Duncan is Distinguished Vice President for Data and Analytics Strategy and Chief Data Officer (CDO).
Major areas of interest include:
- Data-driven business transformation, data literacy and culture. Influencing the organizational, cultural and behavioral change impacts arising from an evidence-based/analytic approach to digital business.
- Data and analytics strategies and operating models (including specific considerations for midsized enterprises.)
- The business value of data and analytics, identifying and communicating business outcomes and value through treating information as an asset
- Monetizing data, infonomics and best practices for realizing measurable business outcomes.
- Ethical considerations for data and analytics, and the potential intended and unintended consequences of collecting and analyzing data.
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Monday, 19 September, 2022 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM IST
Data-Driven Foundations: Getting Started With Data Literacy and Data-Driven Business Transformation

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?

Tuesday, 20 September, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM IST
How to Drive the Business Value of Data and Analytics

Alignment of data and analytics with measurable business outcomes should be straightforward, right? Yet articulating, tracking and capturing business value remains a challenge. We know that “showing measurable value is hard.” But we also know that it can be done. This session will show how to build value stories, how to rank and prioritize initiatives and how to quantify value.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.