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Hone your leadership skills, refine your strategies and discover the latest innovative technologies at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2023 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM JST

Keynote: Lead for Purpose. Connect With Trust. Make an Impact.

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data & analytics leaders can deliver increasing value to their organizations. This session will uncover new research and trends which will enable you to find new powerful ways to connect with stakeholders, address skills shortages and build trust to overcome cultural resistance to change. Learn how to attract and retain a world-class D&A team and lead with purpose to ensure the data-driven transformation required for success.

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST

How Should D&A Leaders Collaborate to Establish a New Way of Work?

Hironori Hayashi, Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations have developed a way to manage under an office-centric style. Now, organizations face the challenge of enhancing performance and employee engagement with diverse work styles. To establish a new way of work, organizations should try new ideas and evaluate their effectiveness appropriately. This session will introduce the contributions that only D&A leaders can make.

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST

CDAO AGENDA 2023 — Presence, Performance and Persistence

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Presenting key findings of the 2023 Gartner CDAO Agenda Survey. Explore the business impact of the CDAO* role and/or the office of the CDAO. Understand the leadership traits of the most successful CDAOs and what distinguishes them from their peers.

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST

How to Lead Data-Driven Innovations

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data can help in the innovation process by providing an overview of a complex situation. Data can also confirm a hypothesis and try to predict certain outcomes. You can gain insights from data that you may otherwise not get. This session examines how to lead data-driven innovation.

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM JST

How to Improve Data Literacy and Become a Data-Driven Organization

Hideaki Horiuchi, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Many companies focus on data utilization but struggle to realize business outcomes. In this session, we will explain how to improve data literacy and establish a data-driven culture in your organization.

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 05:35 PM - 06:20 PM JST

Ask the Expert: How Data Leaders Can Contribute to Innovation in Uncertain Times

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

Every organization must innovate; otherwise, over time, that organization will stagnate, lose its competitive edge and eventually fail. This session examines how data leaders can contribute to innovation during uncertain times, faced with economic, social and geopolitical headwinds.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM JST

Keynote: Be Ambitious, Be Determined and Lead Transformation From Inside

Tatsuya Ichishi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Traditionally, Japan and its culture transformed due to unexpected and significant impacts and pressure created inside and outside the country. DX and data-driven are continuous objectives for enterprises in this decade. External pressure is higher, but not enough enterprises achieved transformation. D&A leaders should be ambitious, lead their organizations with determination and increase pressure for transforming from the inside.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST

What Every CDAO Should Learn About Data Management

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Centralization of data management is not always a good idea, but sometimes it is. Enterprise data can use distributed and federated governance and let the owners do more than half of the governance work. In this session, we will cover the many false assumptions around data management, the resulting mistakes and how to avoid them.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST

Top Management Expectations From CDOs & Digital Officers in a Complex Market Environment?

Yoshi Matsumoto, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

Top management is facing rapid and complex changes in the global business environment. Now, more than ever, the contribution of D&A to management is desired and a shift in the traditional direction of digitalization is required. This session will report perspectives and examples of how corporate chief data officers and digital officers can contribute to the management based on the results of Gartner's survey of top management.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM JST

Roundtable: How do Chief Data Officers Support Top Management?

Yoshi Matsumoto, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

More than ever before, the contribution of analytics to management is desired and the traditional direction of digitization needs to change. In this session, we will discuss how data managers can support top management in a rapidly complex environment.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 05:45 PM - 06:15 PM JST

Data Storytelling: A Better Way to Engage Decision Makers With Data

Aura Popa, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data storytelling offers a more engaging means of communicating findings than BI reporting or data visualization alone. This trend is an extension of the now dominant self-service model of BI, combining data visualization with narrative techniques. What is a data story? When and how should data storytelling be used? What new skills and techniques are needed to create compelling data stories?

Thursday, 06 April, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM JST

How to Measure and Communicate the Value of Data Literacy

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data literacy is a new business competency and a requirement for digital dexterity. CDAOs must step up their leadership and use data literacy metrics as the basis for communicating the value of fostering a data-literate workforce.

Thursday, 06 April, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM JST

What Are the Essential Roles and Manners for Data and Analytics in Japanese Enterprises?

Tatsuya Ichishi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics initiatives need diverse specialists who have numerous specialized skills, but many Japanese enterprises do not have enough of such specialists. What skills and roles should organizations prioritize to lead initiatives to success with minimum human resources? How do they behave to promote their initiatives with the involvement of the entire organization? This session will provide hints to solving the issues unique to Japanese companies.

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 05:45 PM - 06:15 PM JST

Foundations and Essentials of Master Data Management

Helen Grimster, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Business agility is afforded by a single, trusted, enterprisewide view of the data that describes the core entities of an organization: its customers, citizens, students, suppliers, products, locations and assets, for example. This session addresses essential considerations across people, process and technology in achieving and articulating tangible business value and sustainable governance.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM JST

Data Engineering Trends and Best Practices

Sumit Pal, VP Analyst, Gartner

How to apply data engineering principles, practices and patterns to build sustainable, secure, scalable and useful data lakehouses as part of their data platforms to build data-driven organizations

Thursday, 06 April, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM JST

State of the Data Integration Market: Top Trends That Can Transform Your Data Engineering Practice

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data Integration is evergreen — it was always foundational to any resilient data management strategy. This session gives guidance on:
1. What are the key trends guiding the data integration market?
2. How should organizations evaluate and inculcate new data integration technologies in their data engineering portfolio?
3. What impact will these new trends have on their broader data management infrastructure and how to plan for it?

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM JST

Decisions: Can Data and Analytics Make Them Better?

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

We talk about data-driven decisions, but is that really what we want? Combining survey data with broader research in behavioral psychology, this session will provide an overview of how decisions are viewed within organizations, and how they can be improved using a combination of hard data and soft nudges.

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM JST

AI and Customer Analytics — Now and Next

Kensuke Kawabe, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Improving customer experiences and relationships is one of the largest drivers of analytic adoption. Despite an increasing number of organizations leveraging AI techniques, few have rethought their approach to customer relationships. Join this session to learn how organizations can use these tools to improve customer intimacy.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM JST

Ask the Expert: How Should D&A Leader Contribute to Address Challenge on the New Way of Work?

Hironori Hayashi, Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations face the challenge to transform management method to achieve both flexibility of employee's work style and enhanced organizational performance. Attendees and analysts seek how D&A leaders should contribute to address this challenge through question and answer in this session.

Thursday, 06 April, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM JST

Ten Great Examples of Analytics in Action

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Join this session to learn about some of our favorite examples of how organizations are using analytics to deliver business value.

Thursday, 06 April, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM JST

Use Composable Data and Analytics to Build Modular Business-Oriented Analytics Experiences

Aura Popa, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Analytics capabilities become modular with low- and no-code capabilities introduced into solutions enabled by data fabric. Organizations can compose the building blocks to build tailored analytics experiences rather than monolithic applications. This session will help data and analytics leaders use composable data and analytics to bridge application development, bringing insights into actions.

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM JST

Rethinking Your Elusive Quest for Business Value

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Most of our clients across practices struggle to create and demonstrate their value to the organization. This session covers how to use Gartner's enterprise value equation framework to help you to optimize enterprise value for both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations and make D&A strategic to your organization's success.

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 05:45 PM - 06:15 PM JST

Modernize data management architecture and manage it strategically and internally.

Tatsuya Ichishi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Usage of OSS is common, but data management areas have yet to take root in Japan. Cloud first also became common sense, but dbPaaS is not yet widely adopted. Non-RDBMS has also been slow to spread. The keyword for solving these problems is "in-house production." Think strategically about modernizing the architecture by putting in place an internal role that can lead the entire data management process.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM JST

Customer Data Platforms (CDPs): Beyond Marketing — Leveraging Customer Data to Elevate CX

Kensuke Kawabe, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

CDPs were created for marketers to be managed by marketers, but in many cases have not fulfilled the promise of unifying customer data to improve customer experience. In this session, we will cover how to get the most value from CDPs, how organizations have leveraged CDPs across the enterprise beyond marketing and best practices in organizing the right teams for success.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM JST

Change Management and Communication Unlock Data-Driven Business Value

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

CDAOs who effectively employ change management and communication techniques wield more influence and impact with their data and analytics strategies than those who do not. To be successful, chief data and analytics officers must address both data literacy (skills) and data-driven culture (will) among the workforce.

Thursday, 06 April, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM JST

Leveraging Gartner's Predicts for Your Data and Analytics Planning

Hideaki Horiuchi, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Gartner publishes a number of future predictions each year. In this session, we will review historical predicts to explain how you can use one for your own planning, as well as introduce the latest predicts and recommendations.

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM JST

The Foundation of Data Science and Machine Learning: Delivering Value in the Age of AI

Aura Popa, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide a high-level introduction to data science and machine learning (ML) and their proper function in a data-driven organization. It will include key definitions, major trends, data science talent personas and an overview of leading technologies. How do data science and ML fit within the organization’s analytics and AI strategies? What are the early steps D&A leaders should take to invest in data science and ML?

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023 / 05:45 PM - 06:15 PM JST

Forbidden Questions Bold Data Engineers Should be Discussing With AI Aficionados

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Every AI effort begins with data, uses data, fixes data, and delivers assertive decisions and outcomes. Data engineers are expected to assure that data used in everything from simple recommendation bots to highly sensitive interactions that include significant risk issues. In this session, we cover the top data management concerns that must be covered when deploying AI solutions.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST

Metaverse 2030: Prepare for a Fully Digital World

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Metaverse is a "fully digital" world that goes beyond the conventional virtual space and digitizes the real world. From now on, toward 2030, this new world will bring destruction and new creation to all people. In this session, we will recommend how users should prepare for the megatrends occurring in 2030.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 05:45 PM - 06:15 PM JST

Graphs Are Everywhere — How to Leverage Graph Databases and Graph-Based Data Management Practices

Sumit Pal, VP Analyst, Gartner

Graphs are all around us and are used to solve real-world problems. Discover how a graph-based approach to modeling business problems provides a faster time to market with simplicity and elegance.

Thursday, 06 April, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM JST

New Mindset for Leaders Who Want to Succeed in Driving AI at Scale

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Companies and organizations that want to succeed with AI need a new mindset, not an existing one. It represents a new principle for scalable AI deployment within the enterprise. In this session, we will organize points regarding these mindsets and discuss necessary actions.

Thursday, 06 April, 2023 / 12:40 PM - 01:25 PM JST

Ask the Expert: How to Develop AI Talents

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Developing AI talent is a challenge for many enterprises. In this session, analysts will answer questions from leaders of companies and organizations that are trying to develop AI talents. (Seats are limited due to the capacity).

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM JST

Key Trends in Security and Privacy in the Data Utilization, 2023

Yuichi Isoda, VP Analyst, Gartner

Security and privacy considerations are becoming more and more important in data analytics. In this session, we will discuss the important trends, basics, and essentials of security and privacy in the data utilization.

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023 / 05:45 PM - 06:15 PM JST

Dangerous Data: Can’t Live With It, Can’t Live Without It

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Dangerous data is data that exposes the company to the threat of serious legal or brand impact, but is unavoidably collected for other business purposes. This ability to identify data liability and not just treat data as a pure asset is critical to managing D&A risk.

Thursday, 06 April, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM JST

Rethink Data Security Strategy and Minimize the Risk of Data Theft

Kaoru Yano, Director Analyst, Gartner

Security risk has been more complex than ever. It is more important not only to enhance existing basic data security practice but the new data protection strategy as well. This session will cover how to update the data security strategy that D&A leaders need to know to protect from new threat.

Thursday, 06 April, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM JST

Ask the Expert: What Should D&A Leaders Do to Protect Data?

Kaoru Yano, Director Analyst, Gartner

Security threats is more spreading into D&A environment. Top management, IT and users should be get involved in security with their own responsibility for that. In this session, analysts will answer questions from participants and explore the priorities and future directions for security.

Thursday, 06 April, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM JST

How to Prepare for Country- and/or Region-Specific Digital Sovereignty and Data Protection Laws

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

Multinational enterprises must deal with an increasing number of digital sovereignty and data protection laws for a country or region. This session provides foundation knowledge on what is occurring, what the risks are, and how to evolve the corporate operating structure and technology architecture, including some case examples.