Speaker Bio

Mark Beyer

Mark Beyer

Distinguished VP Analyst
Mark A. Beyer is a Research Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in the ITL Data and Analytics group. Mr. Beyer covers broad data architecture solutions including data management and its intersection with use cases and data governance issues. His most recent areas of client issues and research include adapting best practices for data management to remove false distinctions between cloud, on-premises and hybrid fallacies. With a combined direct experience as a power user, application developer, implementation project manager and data architect, he focuses on practical choices when possible and pragmatic delivery when choices are limited. His more aggressive research includes Gartner Maverick contributions and data integration disruptions while keeping healthy skepticism involved where needed.
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Monday, 08 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM IST
The Active Metadata Helix: the Benefits of Automating Data Management

Metadata is generated practically every time data is accessed in any tool, platform or application. This is a largely untapped resource that is real-time documentation of exactly how, when and why any person in the enterprise uses data from any and all assets available to them. Active metadata is the conversion of these otherwise passive observations into ML-enabled, automated data management.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM IST
Data Fabric or Data Mesh: Debate on Deciding Your Future Data Management Architecture

The data mesh is touted as the next-generation data management architecture based on domain-driven, distributed data management. The Data Fabric, on the other hand, does not believe in rip-and-replace and looks to utilize existing data management infrastructure. Organizations looking to evaluate data fabric or the data mesh need practical guidance on the subject. This breakout session will be on an on-stage moderated debate among Gartner analysts who will aim to cover the same.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM IST
Workshop: How to Leverage Metadata You Already Have!

The workshop focuses on two areas: justification based on benefits from aggressive, targeted metadata management and using existing metadata from BI, analytics, data science, MDM and integration in your data management future. Metadata is abundant, why is it hard to find, leverage and more importantly fund it? We will show you that "you never met a data you didn't like."

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.