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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Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 11:00 AM|Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 11:45 AM
Ask the Expert: So You Want to Be a CDO?

Have aspirations to take on the CDO role? How do you guide your career path and what types of skills do you need organization with? This ask the analyst will help you navigate the how.

Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 03:45 PM|Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 04:45 PM
Roundtable: Data & Analytics Demands That We Foster a Data-Literate Society. How Can You Make It Happen?

Artificial intelligence uses algorithms to make sense of and act upon diverse, complex and fast-moving data — its entire reason for being. CDOs and CIOs responsible for enabling AI initiatives need to foster a culture of data literacy to drive success with AI-based systems. This Roundtable discussion will explore: How can I build AI right? How can I use AI right? How can I keep AI right?

Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 10:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 11:00 AM
Information as a Second Language — Enabling Data Literacy for Digital Society

Introducing the term information as a second language (ISL/I2L) as an umbrella for driving data literacy as a core, strategic business discipline.
What is data literacy and why does it matter?
What is "information as a second language" (ISL)?
How can you improve your organization's data literacy?

Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 11:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 11:45 AM
The State and Future of the Office of the CDO: Gartner 2018 Chief Data Officer Survey

The theme of the fourth CDO survey was Business Impact of the CDO. The following key challenges before CDOs were explored: ability to quantify the value of organizational information (infonomics), level of embracing emergent and disruptive technologies (such as AI and Blockchain) and operational model (services only or combination of services and enablement). Learn how successful CDOs have addressed each of these challenges in the delivery of positive business impact.

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