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

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Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM BST

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

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Georgia O'Callaghan, Sr Principal 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.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

The Foundation of Organization and Roles: From Control to Collaborate

Jorgen Heizenberg, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will highlight the optimal data and analytics organization model to help organizations become more data-driven balancing centralized and decentralized functions. It will also help you understand how to support digital business with the must-have roles and emerging skills for your D&A teams. Key issues: What’s happening in data and analytics forcing change? What’s the impact on the DA organization? What’s the impact on DA roles, skills and culture?

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM BST

Roundtable: Advanced D&A Strategy - Learn From Top CDAOs How to Make the Biggest Difference

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

What do top CDAOs do that makes them successful? Through our interview, we have looked for patterns and have found common characteristics that CDAOs have, along with common strategies that they create and execute, that lead to success. What can you learn from these top CDAOs that will help you with your leadership as well?

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Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

CDAO AGENDA 2023 — Presence, Performance and Persistence

Debra Logan, 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.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM BST

Ask the Expert: People — How to Take Them on Your Data Journey

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Chances are you have encountered human resistance to a data initiative that is common sense. People frequently represent the most challenging aspect in the contributing trinity of people, process and technology. They can derail or block otherwise worthy initiatives: data and analytics strategies, master data management programs, governance and stewardship responsibilities. This session explores lessons learned by taking our peers and stakeholders on the journey with us.

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Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Pragmatic Techniques to Foster a Data-Driven Culture

Nate Novosel, VP, Advisory, Gartner

While "fostering a data-driven culture" is cited by many data and analytics leaders as a top priority, "culture" can be a very ambiguous idea to address. This presentation will provide a tangible list of components that make up data-driven decision making and a wealth of techniques that data and analytics organizations can use to drive change.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM BST

What Do CDAOs Need to Work on in 2023? People Skills!

Jorgen Heizenberg, VP Analyst, Gartner

Technology is the easy part of a successful data and analytics strategy. People are the difficult part. This presentation helps CDAOs build the right competencies for their organizations to deliver business value. Key issues discussed are: What are people skills? What skills are relevant for data and analytics? Which principles and habits should you apply?

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST

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.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST

Five Steps to Create a Productive Analytics and AI Center of Excellence

Joe Antelmi, Director Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders and technical professionals are struggling to scale, staff and operationalize fragmented, decentralized analytics and AI initiatives. Attend this presentation to learn how an AI center of excellence can identify business-relevant use cases, empower the right roles, and establish a governance framework to mitigate analytics and AI risks.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

How to Attract, Sustain and Retain Talent for Your Data, Analytics and AI Teams

Jorgen Heizenberg, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders require the right people and skills to accelerate digital business and drive measurable outcomes. This session covers trends and best practices around managing and developing the entire skills mix necessary to build successful data, Analytics and AI teams. Key topics include: What are the best practices for attracting talent? How do you train and sustain talent? How do you retain talent?

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

So You Want to Be CDAO?

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Are you a technologist and aspiring CDO? Is someone seeking to hire a CDO? Or an in situ CDO seeking to derive greater organizational impact? This session covers the key traits a CDO must embody (or account for), expectations of the role, selling your particular brand value, managing stakeholders and what to do once you get there.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM BST

Roundtable: What Are the Must-Have Roles for Data and Analytics and Where to Find Them?

Jorgen Heizenberg, VP Analyst, Gartner

This roundtable discusses what current and future roles are important for your data and analytics initiatives; what skills are in demand; and where to find talent in a hypercompetitive market.

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Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 02:45 AM - 03:30 AM BST

Roundtable: Address Both the Skill and Will to Deliver Data-Driven Business Change

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Becoming a data-driven enterprise requires explicit and persistent organizational change management to achieve measurable business outcomes. Join this analyst-led roundtable to meet your peers and explore how chief data and analytics officers must address both data literacy ("skills") and a data-driven culture ("will") among the workforce.

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Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST

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.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM BST

Roundtable: How to Obtain Buy-In and Sell Data and Analytics to Stakeholders

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Getting buy-in from stakeholders is a challenge for chief data and analytics officers. Join your peers in this analyst-led exploration of how to "sell" the overall vision and strategy for data and analytics through measurable business outcomes while also overcoming stakeholder objections and resistance to change.

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Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

Foundations of Self-Service Data Management

Roxane Edjlali, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Growing demand for data has created a bottleneck. How can organizations satisfy the increasing needs of data users without overburdening their technical teams? Starting with self-service analytics, this session explores why more self-service capabilities — including self-service data preparation, self-service data quality and self-service data integration, are becoming a necessity.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM BST

ASK the Expert: How to Evaluate and Select the Most Optimal Data Integration Tool?

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and Analytics Leaders and their Data Engineering teams are constantly tasked with evaluating and selecting the most optimal data integration tools, however, the choices are abundant and fast becoming extremely confusing
This session will:
1. Focus on explaining the types of data integration technologies in the market.
2. Help select the right data integration tool type for your use cases in data and analytics.

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Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST

Data Lakes, Data Warehouses, Data Hubs and Now Lakehouses: What Are They and How to Choose

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Confusion persists regarding the role of data warehouses, data lakes and data hubs — no complicated further with the “lakehouse.” While the names and terminology are less important than the principles and capabilities, D&A leaders need to know the capabilities, use cases and the value they provide.
• What are different data repository models in use today?
• What are the key differences between these models?

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM BST

Ask the Expert: Data Catalog to Data Fabric: Understanding Modern Technology Components

Merv Adrian, VP Analyst, Gartner

When technology boundaries covered new grounds, we gave them different names such as Data Catalog, Data Virtualization, Logical Data Warehouse, Knowledge Graph, Data Hub, and Data Fabric. However, there is a great deal of overlapping capabilities and missing gaps. This session will raise awareness of various technology components and eventually enable D&A leaders build their digital enterprise.

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Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Be Equipped to Face the Emerging Trends in the Data Management Market

Robert Thanaraj, Director Analyst, Gartner

Innovations are entering the data management market rapidly. Some are merely a noise or rebranding; while some are truly transformational. This session leverages Gartner's Hype Cycle for Data Management focusing on selected innovations around infrastructure, operations, metadata and integration. Data and analytics leaders will be equipped with insights for the challenging market conditions.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Five Ways to Mature Your Data Engineering Practice

Henry Cook, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Analytics relies on a successful data foundation; it must be backed with the right data and processes.
Consumer demand for usable data has increased the need for data engineering. Data and analytics leaders can mature their data engineering practice by delivering data products, automating release processes, proving business value early, eliminating operations overhead and fostering collaboration.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 05:00 AM - 05:45 AM BST

Gartner Keynote: The New Economics of Technology and Data

Daryl Plummer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

In a fast-changing digital world, CIOs and CDAOs must be able to decide which trends should be prioritized first for investment. The rise of geospatial data and the use of data in large language models for AI represents two phase shifts in how technology economics will evolve. This presentation examines the indicators and economic phase shifts that are associated with the digital revolution.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM BST

Avoid Data Lake Failures by Addressing Modern Lake Requirements

Roxane Edjlali, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Most data lake failures result from underestimating project resources or omitting required technologies. Organizations underestimate skills, time, data volumes, design requirements, governance and adjusting their traditional experience to the new paradigm of the data lake. This presentation discusses the many requirements of the modern, multiuse data lake, so organizations can avoid failures.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Data Fabric or Data Mesh: Debate on Deciding Your Future Data Management Architecture

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

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.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM BST

What Every CDAO Should Learn About Data Management

Merv Adrian, 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, 24 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM BST

Ask the Expert: Everything You Wanted to Know About Cloud Data Management but Were Afraid to Ask

Robert Thanaraj, Director Analyst, Gartner

In this session, we'll talk about data management in the cloud. Data and analytics leaders should bring their questions and topics for exploration, including choosing the right service offering, pricing models, financial governance, hybrid cloud strategies and more. (Access to this session is restricted to those that are not part of an organization or company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry.)

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Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST

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, 24 May, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM BST

Data Observability: A New Trend You Need to Know for Building Reliable Data Landscapes

Melody Chien, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data observability as an emerging technology provides the ability to understand the health of an organization’s data landscape, data pipelines, and data infrastructure by continuously monitoring, tracking, alerting, analyzing and troubleshooting incidents. Data and analytics leaders need to know what it is and how it can help to build a stronger data landscape, given the modern, complex and distributed data stacks.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM BST

The Active Metadata Helix: the Benefits of Automating Data Management

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

Top Trends for Data and Analytics in 2023

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

AI is not the only thing driving rapid change in D&A. There is a rapid evolution in how and where analysis can be deployed, from the next generation of augmented UXs and beyond; composing and operationalizing D&A at scale; engineering decision intelligence; and relating everything; to enabling D&A at the edge. Understanding the business impact of these changes will allow organizations to resource optimize, accelerate change, drive innovation and transform society over the next three years.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST

How to Rationalize and Consolidate Analytics Tooling

David Pidsley, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Many organizations today are experiencing expanding portfolios of analytics tooling. Tools with overlapping capabilities create opportunities for data duplication, siloes and inconsistencies in metrics. Organizations should simplify their analytics architecture by performing a rationalization and consolidation exercise. This reduces the burden on IT to support multiple tools and govern analytics.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM BST

Ask the Expert: Governing Self-Service Analytics

Georgia O'Callaghan, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Organizations that lack a governance framework for self-service can struggle to maintain control as work becomes chaotic, siloed and inconsistent. This session will allow you to engage with a Gartner expert who will dive into the capabilities and features of popular A&BI tools and provide actionable advice on how these can be leveraged to govern data and analytics within self-service initiatives.

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Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

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?

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Deploy Data and Analytics Governance Effectively to Drive Better Decisions

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The often-difficult territory of initiating a data and analytics governance initiative must be revisited under new compelling perspectives on deployment models and technology. In this session, we address how data and analytics governance can tune its approach, leverage new technology capabilities and connect the objectives to better decision-making for continuous improvement.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM BST

Roundtable: Happy (and Horror) Stories From Data and Analytics Governance Initiatives

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This roundtable provides an opportunity for participants to share their experiences on data and analytics governance initiatives. Participants can discuss any aspect of the initiative, including strategy, organization, metrics, processes and technology.

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Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST

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

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director 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.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST

Emerging Practices for Decision Intelligence: The Next Leap for Data, Analytics and AI

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Decision intelligence is quickly gaining traction as the discipline that aims to bridge the gap between analytics and decision making. But how to make decision intelligence a reality? Where to start, following which approach? How to go about the reengineering and modeling of decisions? Which decision intelligence platforms are available? This session will address these and other emerging practices to improve your business impact.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Decision Intelligence and Optimization Across Your Enterprise and Ecosystem

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Faster and optimal decision making is a competitive differentiator. But silo data, silo decisions and silo mentality are not cutting it in today's global and highly interconnected business ecosystems. A more networked approach is required, bringing together technologies such as optimization, graph analytics and AI. This session will provide practical guidance to bring your decision intelligence to the next level.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM BST

Workshop: Engaging Decision Makers Through Data Visualization and Storytelling

Aura Popa, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data storytelling promises 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? This workshop includes best practices in visualizing data and mistakes to avoid. As part of the workshop, we will analyze examples you bring as a group and recommend ways to more effectively communicate data. (Access to this session is restricted to those that are not part of an organization/company that provides services, products, or solutions to professionals in the industry.)

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Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Real-Time Stream Processing and Data in Motion

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations are using more of their data in real time to improve situational awareness and make better business decisions. Streaming and other real-time analytics are not rocket science — every data and analytics team can add them to its repertoire to improve their organization’s business results. When is real-time the "right time?" How do stream analytics differ from conventional BI and ML?

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM BST

7 Fatal Flaws of Self-Service Analytics

Nate Novosel, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Self-service analytics are rarely implemented successfully. To maximize its value, data and analytics leaders should certify and catalog D&A assets, promote cross-functional collaboration, optimize their tools portfolio and enable adaptive governance for analytic content in various phases.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM BST

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

David Pidsley, 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.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM BST

How Language Technologies Are Reshaping the Foundation of Analytics and What to Do About It

Anthony Mullen, VP Analyst, Gartner

For a long time, unstructured and structured approaches to analytics were separate platforms and applications. Hence, making sense of both words and numbers was difficult. A new crop of platforms including data fabrics, semantic AI, insight engines and conversational AI are changing the very foundations of analytics to bring words and numbers together. This session will outline how this multistructured analytics is evolving, the role of language platforms and your path to a richer analytics.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

The Foundation of a Modern Data and Analytics Strategy

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Meet the updated and improved "D&A Strategy and Operating Model" (DASOM). It is tried and tested and now includes the most recent insights from thousands of client interactions, such as what a modern D&A strategy looks like and how you can make sure the strategy leads to tangible and measurable business outcomes.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST

Gartner Futures Lab: Create Competitive Differentiation Through Better Decision Making

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

D&A has gone full circle. We're back at decision support, discussing more data-driven decisions that are much more concrete than before. It was hard to measure the business impact of a better decision; there is no parallel universe to test another decision. In this visionary session, we will explore how new insights and innovations create a more direct and measurable link between making decisions more data-driven and concrete business outcomes.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Technical Insights: Developing an Effective Cloud D&A Migration Strategy

Sumit Pal, VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations move to the cloud for different reasons and require justification — especially when migrating from on-premises to the cloud.
A well-thought approach to migrating the data and analytics platform to the cloud can maximize cost savings and reduce the ability to take full advantage of the cloud services and service provider capabilities in cloud analytics deployments.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Achieve Strategic Value in AI With Seven Practices

Whit Andrews, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Realizing the value and reaping the benefits are the top issues facing leaders executing AI projects. The seven keys distilled from successful pioneers will enable leaders to productize AI at scale and unlock value from their AI initiatives.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM BST

Workshop: How to Link Data, and Analytics to Business Outcomes (Updated)

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This workshop introduces the updated toolkit, which can be used to diagnostically connect data, analytics, governance and their impact on business processes, decisions and outcomes.

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Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Top Data and Analytics Predictions, 2023

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Gartner's top predictions for data and analytics provide a forwarding looking perspective on how markets, skills and organizations will evolve to help you build a data and analytics strategy to return to growth, drive innovation and create value from uncertainty. This session will highlight:
• The market and organizational implications of top data and analytics predictions for 2023.
• How data and analytics leaders should prepare for the top D&A predictions.
• What near term flags will indicate the prediction is on track to being realized.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

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, 23 May, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM BST

Ask The Expert: How to Launch and Sustain a Cost Optimization Program

Frances Karamouzis, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session illustrates Gartner’s four-step methodology that is based on a cross-team approach to identify cost savings and cost optimization opportunities. The methodology includes steps for the opportunities to be identified, analyzed, validated and approved for executing the plan to measure and report cost optimization initiatives. Attendees will receive ready-to-use templates to use for their cost optimization programs.

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Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM BST

Practical Guide for Evaluating and Selecting Service Providers

Frances Karamouzis, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Over 90% of organizations utilize service providers across their D&A landscape. However, the depth and breadth of the service provider landscape is complex, extensive and difficult to navigate. The global D&A service market is over $167 billion in 2022, growing at double digits. This session offers a practical guide for finding, evaluating and selecting service providers.

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Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Evaluating & Selecting D&A Service Providers (Consulting, SI, Managed Services)

Frances Karamouzis, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

A big part of your success is determined by people who don't work for the organization namely, consultants, systems integrators outsourcers. Over 90% of organizations utilize service provider across their D&A landscape. The depth and breadth of the service provider landscape is complex, extensive and difficult to navigate. Worldwide D&A service market is over $167 billion in 2022, and growing at double digits. This session offers a practical guide for finding, evaluating and selecting providers.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Smart Analytics for Even Smarter Cost Optimization

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

As we enter an unprecedented global depression, organizations will be desperate to save every cent, penny and whatever that they can. This session will explain how analytics can help.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM BST

Ask the Analyst: Stream Analytics Trends, Tools and Best Practices

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The technology for event stream processing is evolving rapidly. This interactive session will discuss attendee questions on stream analytics applications and tools, including open source and commercial products. Questions such as what are the best practices for getting started, how are stream analytics being used today and when should you process data in motion versus data at rest will also be addressed.

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Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Decision Intelligence Platforms — No Excuses for Bad Decisions Anymore

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

AI software platforms are evolving. The AI operationalization phase is giving way to the next evolution of AI software based on composite AI. Analytics needs process mapping to operationalize its insights; the process needs data to get smarter. To build adaptable and resilient systems, organizations should reassemble their decision mechanisms through practical decision intelligence techniques.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM BST

Gartner Futures Lab: Most Provocative Data and Analytics Predictions

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Gartner Futures Lab focuses on more futuristic research in areas of high uncertainty. What is it that D&A professionals can expect in the next years? In this fun, exciting and high-energy session, we share our most maverick D&A predictions and their implications. Either you accept them, and get new ideas, or dismiss them and be extra confirmed in how you work today. You always win!

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM BST

Scale Data Reuse and Resharing for Business Value Without Perfect Trust

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

D&A leaders know that data reuse and resharing accelerates business value, but face emotional resistance, even when using synthetic data, including fear of downstream data misuse. By establishing situational, not perfect, trust across data ecosystems, whether internal, external or a marketplace, D&A leaders can remove emotional distractions while scaling data reuse and resharing to deliver maximum benefit.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BST

Workshop: How to Measure and Improve Data Quality?

Melody Chien, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This workshop walks through practical steps for measuring and improving data quality. Attendees will understand the key objectives and activities of measuring data quality, including how to define and select data quality metrics, develop the actual measurement jobs and identify the benchmark. The workshop will also discuss possible solutions for data quality problems.

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Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST

Ten Great Examples of Analytics in Action

David Pidsley, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM BST

Ask the Expert: Trends and Best Practices for Decision Thinking

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Decision thinking improves the way BI, analytics and AI are used in business decision-making. BI and data science teams can become more relevant and valuable to the business by focusing on decision design and the business context before implementing analytics and BI solutions. This interactive session will discuss attendee questions on trends, industry standards and best practices.

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Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM BST

Technical Insights: Deploying D&A Architecture in Cloud Platforms of AWS, Azure and GCP

Sumit Pal, VP Analyst, Gartner

Cloud platforms provide unique challenges and opportunities to design and architect an optimal D&A architecture resolving through complex data management and analytics use cases. This session provides detailed insights into the various components of AWS, Azure and GCP to create reference architectures for deploying an integrated and cohesive D&A ecosystem that includes native, hybrid and multicloud use-case scenarios.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM BST

Rethinking Your Elusive Quest for Business Value

Debra Logan, 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.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

Foundations of AI — Still Confused? A Minimal Viable Knowledge Set to Get Started With AI

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide a high-level introduction to artificial intelligence (AI) and its practical impact on the organization. It will include key definitions, major trends, organizational and governance issues, and an overview of AI techniques. How to pragmatically introduce AI techniques in the organization to solve complex business problems? What are the steps to take (and to avoid) while implementing AI techniques? What are the AI best practices of organizations that are applying AI strategically?

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM BST

Workshop: How to Identify the Right Use Case for Your AI Project

Whit Andrews, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Figuring out the right use case for your organization is often the key to successful AI implementation. In this workshop, we will explore how to identify the right use case for your situation and apply that to overall changing business dynamics across the value chain.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST

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

Peter Krensky, 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?

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST

The Enterprise Implications of ChatGPT and Generative AI

Anthony Mullen, VP Analyst, Gartner

Due to their massive scale and broad use-case applicability, foundation models, such as ChatGPT, are a significant AI advancement, but the major risks they pose aren’t fully understood. In this session, we evaluate the benefits, risks and opportunities of these models to tap their business value and minimize risk.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM BST

Ask the Expert: Graph Fundamentals

Afraz Jaffri, Director Analyst, Gartner

Graph technologies receive a lot of attention and hype but navigating the different types of techniques that fall under the graph umbrella is a difficult task. This session allows D&A leaders to ask an expert on the key aspects of knowledge graphs, ontologies, graph query languages, Graph DBMS, graph analytics, graph data science, graph visualization and AI.

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Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

How Data, Analytics and AI Should Drive Sustainability

Roxane Edjlali, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The impact of AI is much wider than some specific use cases or industries. With the increased focus on sustainability, organizations are working on ways to increase their energy efficiency while at the same time minimizing their carbon footprint and costs related to it. AI is one of the enabler for meeting these sustainability goals.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 02:30 AM - 04:00 AM BST

Workshop: AI Strategy — From Plan to Execution

Whit Andrews, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

AI will make or break industries and companies over the next decade. Executive leaders should develop a formal AI strategy document that can help identify use cases, quantify benefits and risks, align business and technology teams, and change organizational competencies to support AI. In this session, IT leaders will learn the foundational elements of an AI strategy and craft a strategy document to harness its potential.

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Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM BST

Ask the Expert: Demystifying Quantum, AI Chips, GPUs and Other Advanced Computing Infrastructures for AI

QNN, SVM, RNN (LSTMs) and NLP are just a few areas where your peers are exploring potential applications of quantum computing, AI chips and GPUs. Should you invest in this nascent technology, or should you pass on investing? In this session, we will help you navigate the hype around advanced computing infrastructures and provide essential knowledge to stay ahead of your peers.

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Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST

Technical Insights: The Logical Feature Store: Managing Data for ML

Georgia O'Callaghan, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Productionizing ML models remains a significant challenge for enterprises as they scale ML operations to hundreds or thousands of models. These organizations benefit from implementing a logical feature store to manage data for ML. Logical feature stores accelerate time to production and promote feature reusability, reproducibility and reliability.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST

The Future of AI

Whit Andrews, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Thousands of models in companies. Commonplace conversational AI in consumers' lives. New technologies that promise better AI with less data that makes it more useful for smaller projects. Artificial intelligence is bursting into business applications, organizations' analytics strategies and consumers' expectations. Set your priorities so that you'll be in its scaled-up future.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM BST

Roundtable: How Can We Leverage Knowledge Engineering for a Knowledgeable Workforce?

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Knowledge Management is long established yet remains challenging for organizations. Composite AI is transforming knowledge engineering, providing capabilities that significantly improve information management, thereby positioning employees with the knowledge needed to perform. In this session, attendees will share their experiences to learn about relevant applications and strategies.

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Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

The Future of Data Science and Machine Learning: Critical Trends You Can't Ignore

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

Understand key trends influencing the future of ML and data science. Get an insight in emerging ML capabilities that seemed outlandish just a few years ago, but are shaping the future of AI now. Learn about new roles, ideas and paradigms you shouldn't ignore. Plan for the future AI initiatives and improve your current AI solutions.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Five Ways Simulation and Synthetic Data are Generating New Advantages for AI

Jim Hare, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Simulation and synthetic data are emerging as capabilities that promise to transform how AI solutions are built and managed. Although simulation, synthetic data and AI are different technology paradigms, they are related and complement each other. For example, simulation can evaluate the performance and sensitivity of AI algorithms to improve resilience and enhance their decision-making capabilities. And, AI-enriched simulation can identify the most promising simulations to run on a massive data set. This is a must-attend session to learn how the worlds of simulation, synthetic data and AI are combining.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST

Real-Time AI and Decision Intelligence

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Many decisions cannot wait until tomorrow, especially in customer interaction, logistics, production and supply chain management. Business responsiveness is critical in times of ever more digitization, global business ecosystems and more disruptions. But how to go about the implementation of real-time use cases? How do they come together in decision intelligence, and what are best practices to apply this effectively?

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST

How to Improve the Performance of Stalled AI Projects

Leinar Ramos, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders often see their AI projects stall — either right from the start or after deployment. In this presentation, we will cover a wide range of AI performance accelerators that can help push stalled AI projects into production, or raise their performance to the next level.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM BST

Why Your Next Data Science Project Should Use Graph Analytics and Machine Learning

Afraz Jaffri, Director Analyst, Gartner

Top tech companies have utilized the power of graphs to power everything from fraud detection systems to recommendation engines and are now finding their way into use cases across industries. This session will introduce the concept of graph analytics and the algorithms used for finding hidden insights in your data that enhance decision making by making context king.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

Data and Analytics Governance: Foundations and Prospects

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Traditional data and analytics governance that focuses only on policy and compliance is now obsolete for digital business. If organizations wish to make progress toward modern approaches, such as adaptive governance, they must have the right foundations in place. This session discusses what these foundations are, and how they enable the future of data and analytics governance.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST

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.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Twelve Actions to Improve and Sustain Your Data Quality

Melody Chien, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

High-quality, trusted data is critical for successful digital business initiatives. If data and analytics leaders are to enable a data-driven organization, they must take pragmatic and targeted actions to improve their enterprise data quality. There are 12 quick actions which help organizations not only achieve their data quality goals, but also sustain for the long-term value.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST

Workshop: How to Measure and Improve Data and Analytics Maturity

Nate Novosel, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Gartner's IT Score maturity model provides a framework for measuring and improving the maturity of data and analytics programs. This workshop will enable data and analytics leaders to better understand the components of Gartner's maturity model, how it provides benchmarks for maturity against other organizations and how to get the most value out of the assessment based on lessons learned from other organizations.

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Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST

Develop an AI Governance Strategy to Balance Value and Risk

Alys Woodward, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

AI governance is increasingly important to scaling AI initiatives. It makes AI a positive force, rather than a threat to society and to itself. AI governance topics include organizational structures, AI testing and validation, and Responsible AI. AI governance helps balancing the business and societal value and risks. It pursues trust, transparency and accountability.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Data Ecosystems — Integrated Data and Analytics; No Assembly Required

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data Ecosystems have emerged from the Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and Independent Software Providers (ISVs) over the past few years. They offer an integrated set of tools for end-to-end data management for all data use cases, such as Analytics, ML, AI, Applications, Edge computing and more. Data Ecosystems will have a profound effect on data and analytics strategy, vendor and product choices and management of systems across clouds and hybrid.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Trends in Privacy, and How PETs Can Help

Bart Willemsen, VP Analyst, Gartner

Trends in privacy include the Privacy UX, where data is allowed to be (localization), and what you can do with AI. A most promising trend is privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs), which can provide assistance in other trends. Learn about partial solutions to pressing privacy challenges; how to plan your technology strategy to uncover value while making privacy a competitive differentiator.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM BST

Responsible AI: From Bias and Privacy to Compliance and Risk Management

Jim Hare, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The responsible, ethical use of AI is essential to its success. This session will not only explore the meaning of responsible AI, but will also address the integral approach that is needed to make responsible AI practical, including topics like digital ethics, risk management, bias mitigation, privacy protection, governance, skills, guidelines and tool support for AI practitioners.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM BST

Financial Governance and FinOps in Cloud: Avoid an Unpleasant Conversation With Your CFO

Henry Cook, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders using cloud-based solutions are often surprised by cost overruns. A continuous and iterative approach to financial governance — embodied in the emerging practice of FinOps — is required. Proactive, reactive and product-specific measures are foundational and serve as the basis for new approaches. Augmented FinOps provides a view of emerging future capabilities.

Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 02:30 AM - 04:00 AM BST

CDAO Circle Leadership Exchange: Workshop: Building Your Brand as a Highly Effective CDAO

Sarah James, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Great CDAOs not only need to lead their teams and deliver on their commitments, they also need to be seen as high impact business executives. Building a great brand as a highly effective CDAO is therefore not only desirable, it is critical if CDAOs are to have the high levels of influence they need to compete with their CxO colleagues for vital organizational resources.

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Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM BST

CDAO Circle Leadership Exchange: Workshop: The State of D&A in 2023 and Beyond: Using Our 8th Annual CDAO Survey Findings to Navigate Your Road Ahead

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This leadership exchange provides insights from recent research findings, helping CDAOs navigate the road ahead for data and analytics in their organization. The emphasis will be on the exploration of the impact of these findings and how it changes the way CDAOS think about the way they lead.

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Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM BST

CDAO Circle: Research Discussion: How Can We Move From Insight to Value in a Disruption-as-Usual Climate?

Jitendra Subramanyam, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

In the disruption-as-usual climate that CDAOs face today, it is difficult to shift the focus of data and analytics teams from delivering insight to discovery of new business value. This research discussion provides an opportunity for CDAOs to discuss case studies that have shown such success, and explore how success could be translated to their organizational context.

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Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BST

CDAO Circle Leadership Exchange: Workshop: How Do We Manage Our Top Talent and Reduce Attrition?

Jorgen Heizenberg, VP Analyst, Gartner

Keeping the best data and analytics talent is a very high priority for CDAOs. In a climate where the right resources are very scarce, losing the best people to other organizations can have a very significant impact on CDAOs' ability to deliver on their commitments to business stakeholders. This leadership exchange allows CDAOs to exchange ideas with their peers ideas on how to develop and keep our best people.

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