Lead with Purpose to Achieve Clarity in a World of Ambiguity

In a world of ambiguity, we have higher risks and doubts with more and more fake news. Such situation brings business crisis while becoming a place of opportunity. Now, data and analytics leaders must have a clear purpose and objective to drive data utilization for business contribution. Under their powerful leadership, we must identify and timely analyze the data we can rely on and trust from diverse internal and external data sources and continue to reflect the outcomes of the data analytics.


The maturity of data analytics affects not only innovation realization but also the achievement of business goals and productivity and even enterprise competitiveness. Therefore, it is essential for data and analytics leaders or CDOs to take strategic roles and build the organization and culture to leverage the data and analytics.


In this summit, we propose new strategies, guidance and best practices to improve the maturity level of data and analytics and lead with purpose through data and analytics to win business competition in the digital economy.

Impactful networking

Interact with a number of your peers to gain firsthand insight from those facing challenges similar to yours.

How-to guidance

Pose tough questions to evaluate new methods with 12 Gartner analysts, guest experts and peers.

Real-world solutions

Explore the latest technologies changing the applications landscape. Meet face-to-face with knowledgeable representatives.

2019 Agenda


Our four-track agenda is designed to covery every aspect of building a world-class data and analytics strategy.

Track A
Leadership and Organization: Lead with Purpose
CEOs in all industries are turning to Chief Data and Chief Analytics Officers (CDOs and CAOs) to build the digital organization of the future and achieve business objectives. As a consequence, data and analytics leaders must lead with purpose. With content focused on topics high on the agenda for strategically-minded CDOs and CAOs – skills development, closing talent gaps, building the right teams, formalizing the right roles, data literacy, diversity and ethics.
Track B
Strategy and Business Outcomes: Resolve Ambiguity
Businesses across all industries continue to struggle with the ambiguity of determining the value of data and analytics. What are the business outcomes you need to achieve? What are the best ways to justify the investments you need to make? 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, risk mitigation and innovation.
Track C
Pervasive Analytics: Grow the Value of Analytics Everywhere
Digital business calls for analytics to be infused in every role, business process, decision and action. Analytics everywhere is the new digital business imperative. 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.
Track D
Innovation: Data and Analytics — the Way Ahead
Harnessing innovative technologies to change the business and how we serve customers is the only choice for forward looking leaders who want to see their organization be a disruptor. Standing still is not an option. This track reveals the more visionary and pioneering trends and aspects of data and analytics. It is designed to deliver innovative approaches that will change your perspectives by offering insights on the future for data and analytics in your organization.

Don’t miss these hot topics!

Self-service BI

Advanced Analytics/Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence

CDO and Leadership

Roles and Organizational Structure

Building Data and Analytics Skills

Overall Data and Analytics Strategy

Data and Analytics Governance

Data and Analytics Technology

Digital Business

Internet of Things

Master Data Management

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Tokyo Conference Center Shinagawa

Getting Here


Located in the heart of Tokyo, close to Haneda Airport International Terminal, Shinagawa station at Tokaido Shinkansen and corporate offices.