Debra Logan

Debra Logan

Distinguished VP Analyst
Debra Logan is a VP and Gartner Fellow in Gartner Research. Ms. Logan covers strategic information management topics in the Data and Analytics IT Leaders team and is also the Chief of Research for that team. She also covers the Office of the Chief Data Officer and other new and emerging roles in the digital economy. Ms. Logan is also interested in change and change management topics, culture change leadership development issues, and diversity in IT.
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Monday, 08 June, 2020 / 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM IST
Roundtable: Getting Started with Data Literacy and Information as a Second Language

The increasingly pervasive nature of data makes it crucial for all employees to learn to “speak data.” This roundtable session will provide you with the opportunity to explore successes and pitfalls for starting 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?

Monday, 08 June, 2020 / 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM IST
Workshop: The Foundations of Data Literacy and Data-Driven Culture Are the Basis for Digital Business Success

A critical success factor for Data and Analytics leaders is their ability to foster the organization's capability for improved data literacy and a more data-driven culture, in support of new digital business opportunities. In this foundational workshop, participants will have the opportunity to gauge their own data literacy, their organization’s data literacy and develop approaches to bridge the gap to raise literacy levels. Based upon stories and examples of leading practices, this workshop will examine: What is data literacy? What is information as a second language (ISL) and how does it help me identify and communicate my organization’s needs? What are the emerging data-centric roles, skills and structures requiring advances in data literacy? How does it help foster a data-driven culture? How do I get started with driving a data literacy program and how does it relate to other organizational change/design efforts? PLEASE NOTE: Reserved for end-users only. Pre-registration required.

Tuesday, 09 June, 2020 / 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM IST
Ask the Expert: Effective Data and Analytics Governance: What Are the Must-Have Fundamentals?

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.

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