Lead with Purpose to Achieve Clarity in a World of Ambiguity

Accelerating digitalization, driven by the dramatic surge in new technologies, has created a world of unprecedented disruption and increasing ambiguity. With ambiguity comes both uncertainty and risk, but also opportunity. In this uncharted new world data and analytics leaders need to find clarity of purpose


At the conference we’ll share new strategies, guidance and best practices to help you realize your future - a future based on data you can trust, agile analytics you can rely on, and the clarity needed to empower you with the continuous intelligence and pervasive insights necessary to excel in the digital economy.


Join us for thought-leading guidance and practical tools on how to:

  • Leverage data and analytics to optimize every decision, every process and every action
  • Overcome complexity and ambiguity to drive business value
  • Drive innovation through leading technologies – AI, machine learning, blockchain, Virtual/Augmented Reality, IoT and digital twins
  • Lead by building a foundation of trust, accountability, governance, security and privacy
  • Cut through the AI hype to develop a strategy that impacts the business

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Be the first to hear about emerging data and analytics trends such as AI and machine learning; validate your strategy and leave with a solid action plan. 


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Practical solutions

Analyze, test and compare innovative technology that will add the most value to your business. Click here to see which exhibitors will be at the summit.

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Expand your network with more than 700 of your peers and gain insights from those facing similar challenges. Click here to explore networking opportunities.

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View the 2019 Agenda 

Our 5-track  agenda gives unbiased content to help you excel in the digital economy.

Track A
Leadership, Strategy and Business Outcomes: Lead with Purpose and Resolve Ambiguity for Relevance
This track discusses how to build a successful data and analytics strategy directly linked to key business outcomes – growth, customer experience, monetization of data and analytics; as well as on topics high on the agenda for strategically-minded CDOs and CAOs – skills development, closing talent gaps, change management, building the right teams, formalizing the right roles and culture.
Track B
Data-Centric Architecture and Technology: Build the Data Foundation and Platform of the Future
Undergoing digital transformation means putting data at the core of the enterprise, transitioning from being data-driven to being data-centric. Visionary leaders understand the necessity of fitting the pieces of this complex technology puzzle together to form a cohesive architecture for future digital success. This track discusses how to draw the disparate pieces together including enabling technology components such as cloud, analytics infrastructure, data lakes, integration, blockchain, and more.
Track C
Pervasive and Line of Business Analytics: Grow the Value of Analytics Everywhere and Make it Relevant

This track addresses how to make analytics scale to all corners of the enterprise without creating chaos. It discusses the latest trends to make analytics pervasive – augmented analytics, embedded analytics and continuous analytics – as well as technology trends to separate the hype from reality for successful deployment. 



Track D
Innovation, Data Science and Machine Learning: Break Through the Hype and Plan for the Way Ahead

This track reveals the more visionary and pioneering trends and aspects of data and analytics – explaining what’s real, what’s hype, organizational requirements, skills needed and the all-important business impact of these advanced data and analytics capabilities. 




Track E
Trust and Governance: Anchor the Foundation

This track provides guidance and best practices for enterprise data governance, including data quality, risk, security, privacy, ethics and regulatory compliance as well as content related to complex and edge architectures. 





Master Data Management in Context: Trust at the Core

This spotlight track places MDM in the broader context of data and analytics by virtue of being embedded in each of the primary tracks, addressing both fundamentals and advanced topics within MDM.





Chief Data Officer (CDO) Circle 
The CDO Circle is a members-only senior leadership experience for the top data and analytics leader in an enterprise. Built for both new and experienced CDOs and CAOs (and their equivalents), it is an exclusive set of sessions built within one of the world’s largest and most important Data and Analytics conference series.
The CDO Circle offers a unique opportunity to exchange innovative ideas, share experiences and examples of where you and your peers are delivering business value in new and impactful ways, as well as overcoming classic challenges and handling complexity. 

Don’t miss these hot topics!

The Office of the CDO

Data Literacy

AI-enabled Data Management

Augmented Analytics

Machine Learning and Data Science

Operationalizing AI/ML

Continuous Intelligence

DataOps and Data Engineering

Data Hubs, Data Lakes and Data Warehouses

Blockchain for Data Management

Customer Analytics

Talent Management

Discover Game-Changing Solutions Set to Disrupt the Industry

Join Us in Mumbai, India!



The conference is hosted at the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel.

Getting Here


Getting here is easy — the conference is near many airports.