2022 day highlights

Over 3 days attendees had access to unbiased, researched backed Gartner content, as well as guest keynotes, case studies, and solution provider sessions to help build their future-proof data and analytics strategies.  

Day #1

Speakers:

  • Simone Steel, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Nationwide Building Society
  • Erin Meyer, Professor of Management Practice, INSEAD
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Gartner Experts:

  • Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner
  • Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Sessions:

  • Gartner Opening Keynote: Unleash Innovation, Transform Uncertainty
  • The Foundations and Essentials of Master Data Management
  • Top Trends in Data and Analytics for 2022

Day #2

Speakers:

  • Andy Hill, Chief Data Officer, Unilever
  • Alessandra Chiuderi, Group Head of Analytics & AI, Generali

Gartner Experts:

  • Henry Cook, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner
  • Jitendra Subramanyam, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Sessions:

  • Technical Insights: Database Migration to the Cloud or Elsewhere — the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Keeping SCORE, Understanding Your D&A Maturity
  • AI and Climate Change: The Challenge, the Complexity and the Criticality

Day #3

Speakers:

  • Peder Blomgren, Vice President and Head of Data Office, AstraZeneca R&D

Gartner Experts:

  • Jason Medd, Director Analyst, Gartner
  • Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Sessions:

  • Avoid Data Lake Failures by Addressing Modern Lake Requirements
  • How to Find Winning AI Use Cases
  • 12 Quick Actions to Improve Your Data Quality

A look back at 2022's agenda

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A look back at 2022's agenda

Sunday, 08 May, 2022 / 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM BST

Registration

Registration hours for the day.

Sunday, 08 May, 2022 / 07:00 PM - 07:45 PM BST

Exhibitor and Expert Drinks Reception

Join us for refreshments on the Riverview Foyer, Level 2, where you can engage with Gartner experts ahead of the Conference this week.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM BST

Exclusive Member Lounge Hours

This lounge is exclusively dedicated to members. Come use this space to unwind, get some work done and network with peers.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 07:30 AM - 07:30 PM BST

Registration and Information

Registration and information hours for the day.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM BST

Arrival Refreshments on the Exhibit Showcase

Head to the Exhibit Showcase to enjoy a coffee and morning pastry! Engage with your peers, Gartner experts, and exhibitors before the Keynote session.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM BST

InterSystems Engagement Zone

InterSystems technology provides high performance database management, interoperability, and analytics capabilities, all built-in from the ground up to speed and simplify your most demanding data-intensive applications, and integrates seamlessly into your existing infrastructure.

Visit the engagement zone to share your data and analytics challenges with us and hear how your peers are utilising InterSystems technology to solve their biggest data problems to deliver innovation, agility and resilience. While you are there, recharge your device via the InterSystems charging tables.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM BST

Qlik Engagement Zone

Grab a coffee from the Qlik baristas on level one then join us across the foyer at Qlik’s Engagement Zone. Take the opportunity to sit and listen to short insightful sessions from businesses like HSBC, Royal Mail, Sembo, Wrightington Wigan & Leigh NHS and more! They’ll be sharing their journeys and experiences of using data to drive digital transformation in their organisations. You’ll be able to put questions to our speakers plus talk to our on-site Qlik experts who are on hand to demo and showcase our end-to-end solution. Full agenda available on the zone and Qlik booth.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM BST

Tableau Engagement Zone: Is Your Company a Data-Driven Company?

In a recent survey of more than 3,500 business leaders, data-driven businesses reported a critical advantage as the impact of the pandemic continues. Visit the Tableau Engagement Zone to see how you compare to your peers.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM BST

Gartner Opening Keynote: Unleash Innovation, Transform Uncertainty

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alys Woodward, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Our organizations have gone through dramatic changes in the last two years. Data and analytics has simultaneously been a driver, enabler and response to these changes. Although it is tempting to think things will "return to normal", there will be no old or new normal. In a world of continuous uncertainty, we must use data and analytics innovation to deliver the outcomes our organizations require.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM BST

Refreshment Break

Join us for refreshments in a brief break between sessions.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 10:15 AM - 07:30 PM BST

Exhibit Showcase Open Hours

Visit the Exhibit Showcase to evaluate industry offerings that can move your business forward. Engage with your peers, Gartner experts, and exhibitors. Attend a theater session to see technology in action.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 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, 09 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

The Foundations and Essentials of Master Data Management

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session explains the foundational concepts for the discipline of master data management. What is master data and why is it important? What are the business benefits? What are the discipline and technology components of a successful program and what are the future trends for MDM?

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

Scaling Analytics for Everyone Through Automation

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

D&A leaders are experiencing the decline of the dashboard as automated insights, data stories and natural language generation drive a majority to adopted augmented analytics as consumers. Learn the capabilities that enable organization to augment and automate their analytics workflow. Discover how to scale up to increase the reach, transmission speed and comprehension of data-driven decisions.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

The Foundation of Data and Analytics Is Cloud!

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

The new data and analytics platform is the cloud. In this session, we will explore the state of the data and analytics platform (data management, BI/analytics/data science, data and analytics governance), the transition to cloud and its implications, and what it means to operate successfully in the cloud, or more likely, in multiple clouds.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

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

Afraz Jaffri, 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 both the organization’s analytics and AI strategies? What are the early steps D&A leaders should take to invest in data science and ML? What do successful data science and ML initiatives look like?

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM BST

Ask the Expert: Effective Data and Analytics Governance: From Fundamentals to Adaptive Governance

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders often struggle with the basics and finding the right starting points for governance-focused activities. This interactive Q&A session will highlight key things to know and to do regarding scoping, roles and organizational approaches, metrics, policies, and the role of tools — the foundational pillars for a healthy data and analytics governance program.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM BST

Workshop: How to Select the Right Design and Technologies to Derisk AI

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Georgia O'Callaghan, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

AI is increasingly affecting a wide range of risk types, including model, compliance, operational, legal, reputational and regulatory risks. Reports of AI models gone awry due to the disruptions like the COVID-19 crisis have only served as a reminder that using AI can create significant risks. Many of the risks introduced by AI are new and unfamiliar in industries without a history of widespread analytics use and established model management. In this introductory-level workshop, attendees will collaborate to understand design and technology choices to rerisk AI, and leave the session with practical guidance on how to help their organizations succeed with AI.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM BST

Collibra: Speed to Insight — Increasing AstraZeneca’s Competitive Edge

Simon Bradford of AstraZeneca outlines his vision of “Finding data in seconds, accessing data in minutes.” Data is core to scientific discovery, making data modernization essential. Dr Bradford shares what he has learned two years into the company’s journey to catalogue its data estate and how it uses Collibra to do so in a complex landscape. Hear from Collibra founder Stijn 'Stan' Christiaens and benefit from use cases and lessons learned, designed to inform and inspire your own data journey.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM BST

TIBCO Software: Solving Environmental Data Challenges using TIBCO Spotfire®

Graeme Cameron, Principal Scientist, Scottish Environment Protection Agency

As long standing users of TIBCO Spotfire®, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) have found that the last 18 months have provided a unique set of circumstances. Work was needed to tackle data challenges to help inform Scotland of its response to COVID and develop interim systems in the wake of a cyber attack, all while continuing to protect the environment. Learn how SEPA took advantage of analytics using Spotfire developments such as visual mods, NLP and Python in order to maintain SEPA's business as usual capabilities.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM BST

SAP: A Trusted Data and Analytics Foundation for Digital Transformation

Tina Rosario, Chief Data Officer, EMEA, SAP

Data in context is an absolute necessity to run processes efficiently and to make quality decisions by management. Especially in economically challenging times, businesses turn to data as a trusted source within their decision making process. Join Tina Rosario, CDO for SAP EMEA, who will share insights of real-world implementations who are innovating their data and analytics strategy and platform with SAP data and analytics solutions to provide data access and insight across the organization with closed loop decision making for a variety of use cases including tracking sustainability targets.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM BST

SAS: Panel with Two Innovators Sharing Their Recipes to Future-proof Their Organization

Mathias Coopmans, EMEA TECHNOLOGY FUTURES LEAD, SAS

Matthew Jones, HEAD OF RISK DECISION SCIENCE & ANALYTIC, Nationwide Building Society

Hear about proven approaches and best practices on a variety of topics such as the innovation process, talent management, and different ways for scaling a successful analytics transformation company wide. Speakers from Santam, the largest general insurer in Africa, and Nationwide, a mutual in the UK offering financial services are joining this panel discussion. They will share their insights and confront each other with the different approaches taken to make their organization more successful with data and analytics.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM BST

ThoughtSpot: Hogarth Transforms Client Content Experiences with Embedded Analytics

Nikolaos Lampropoulos, GLOBAL DIRECTOR OF DATA, INSIGHTS AND AN, Hogarth

David Norton, CIO, HOGARTH WORLDWIDE

Hogarth - a WPP operating company - is a creative content production specialist that combines craft, technology and data to bring the best creative work and experiences to life. On its transformation and growth journey, Hogarth utilises data and insights to inform new client service offerings, and deliver value in content production efficiencies and marketing effectiveness. Learn why ThoughtSpot was chosen as a strategic partner to enable self-service and embedded analytics capabilities, replacing traditional dashboarding tools, and making real-time sharing of insights seamless and effortless.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM BST

Roundtable: Modernising Your Approach to Data and Analytics: Where to Start? Moderated by Google Cloud

Josh Parenteau, BI & Analytics Market Intel Lead, Google Cloud

Are you looking to innovate and transform your business by modernising your approach to data and analytics? Join us for this roundtable discussion to get advice and share best practices with your peers. We will seek to learn from participants how they started their modernisation journey and what they would have done differently to help guide attendees as they embark on their own data and analytics modernisation efforts – exploring successes, struggles, and where the greatest opportunities are in the future to innovate.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM BST

Roundtable: Modernising Your Approach to Data and Analytics: Where to Start? Moderated by Google Cloud

Are you looking to innovate and transform your business by modernising your approach to data and analytics? Join us for this roundtable discussion to get advice and share best practices with your peers. We will seek to learn from participants how they started their modernisation journey and what they would have done differently to help guide attendees as they embark on their own data and analytics modernisation efforts – exploring successes, struggles, and where the greatest opportunities are in the future to innovate.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST

Seven Future AI Scenarios

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Artificial Intelligence is only just beginning. Given all the innovations taking place — from composite AI to neuromorphic hardware — and concerns about the responsible use of AI, how will AI continue to impact your organization and society? In this presentation we will discuss seven future AI scenarios, providing insights about what to focus on in the short term and what to realistically expect in the long term.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST

Synthetic Data: Why, When and How to Use It

Alys Woodward, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will describe the synthetic data space, particularly the rapidly evolving uses of synthetic data for AI, the options available, when and when not to use it, and best practices based on a broad set of organization interviews.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST

The Foundation of a Modern Data and Analytics Strategy

Mike Rollings, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

“What should my data and analytics strategy look like” is one of the most common inquiries Gartner’s D&A research community gets. This is because the role of D&A is changing. From being a discipline of itself, to becoming a set of capabilities in support of the wider digital strategy or transformation. Best practices will be shared in the session.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST

Data Lakes, Data Warehouses and Data Hubs Aren't the Same: Know Their Capabilities and Purpose

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Philip Russom, Director Analyst, Gartner

Confusion persists regarding the role of data warehouses, data lakes and data hubs -- as well as emerging terms like “lakehouse.” They are not the same. While the names and terminology are less important than the principles and capabilities, D&A leaders need to know the capabilities and the value they provide.
• What are data warehouses, data lakes and data hubs?
• What are the key differences between these concepts?
• How can they be used in combination to meet modern data and analytics needs?

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM BST

Roundtable: Monetize Your Data Assets With Data-Driven Innovation

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data monetization refers to the process of using data to obtain quantifiable economic benefit. This session will explain how CDOs must adopt a deliberate and systemic approach to discover and implement new monetization opportunities, if they are to introduce the data-driven innovation necessary for their organizations

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 12:45 PM - 02:30 PM BST

Grab Lunch on the Exhibit Showcase

Head to the Exhibit Showcase for a bite to eat! Engage with your peers, Gartner experts, and exhibitors while enjoying delicious food and beverages. Evaluate industry offerings that can move your business forward. Attend a theater session to see technology in action.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM BST

CDO Guest Interview and Networking Lunch: Increasing Business Agility at Nationwide

Simone Steel, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Nationwide Building Society

Join other CDO attendees for lunch and take advantage of the opportunity to network and catch up on the day's activities so far.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 01:15 PM - 01:35 PM BST

Incorta: Rethink Analytic Agility: Eliminate Data Pipeline Bottlenecks & Maximize Value

Nick Jewell, SR DIRECTOR, PRODUCT MARKETING, Incorta

Traditional BI is choked by slow-moving data in complex and fragile data pipelines that frustrate decision-makers with poor delivery and limited access to data. Learn how Incorta’s revolutionary platform unblocks these bottlenecks and dramatically increases query performance against all your critical business application data, from systems such as Oracle E-Business Suite, Netsuite and SAP, without the need for difficult IT projects. Discover how Incorta minimizes the need for data transformation and makes us rethink our meaning of analytic agility for mission-critical operational analytics.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 01:15 PM - 01:35 PM BST

BigID: How Data Discovery and Stewardship met GDPR Compliance

Peggy Tsai, CHIEF DATA OFFICER, BigID

Organisations that strive towards GDPR compliance are faced with challenges to continuously govern their data. With utilisation of frameworks and stewardship processes, the intent is to ensure the identification and security of personal information.
Join this fireside chat featuring Garry Manser, Head of Data Governance at Vanquis Bank to learn how BigID, a data discovery platform, was used to intelligently identify unknown personal data at Vanquis Bank. Learn how a business solution was achieved and what lessons were learned by applying data discovery and stewardship to their data programme.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 01:15 PM - 01:45 PM BST

AWS: Data-Driven Enterprise - Going from Vision to Value

Jonathan Allen, Enterprise Strategist & Evangelist, Amazon Web Services

To drive continuous innovation, efficiency, and agility, businesses must use analytics and AI/ML to gain insights from their data. However, cultural challenges, outdated governance models, organizational silos, and legacy execution approaches stand in the way of realizing this vision. This session presents strategies to overcome these barriers, rooted in the firsthand experience of AWS Enterprise Strategist and former CIO Mark Schwartz.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 01:15 PM - 01:45 PM BST

Qlik: Caring for Data - Innovation in the Patient Journey

Rupert Kennedy-Alexander, GLOBAL HEAD OF STRATEGIC PLANNING, ANALY, HSBC

In this session, Mark will discuss the utilisation of data across the entire healthcare workforce from ward to board. He will share how this has driven improved performance and how his trust is now able to share insight with other public services in the community. Mark will highlight how the trust is now embracing integration, automation and prediction to further benefit the delivery of patient care across the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh region.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 01:15 PM - 01:45 PM BST

Semarchy: xDM and the Value of Data — Elsevier MDM Initiatives Through the Years

Catherine Taylor, DIRECTOR, Elsevier

Henri Gordon, HEAD OF CUSTOMER DATA, Elsevier

Elsevier began its data journey in 2015 with the necessity for centralized customer data and a consolidated customer view. Over the past 7 years, their needs and initiatives have continued to evolve, from customer centricity to product hubs to enabling the enterprise-wide Data & Analytics strategy. Join this session to learn how Elsevier used xDM to adapt solutions to their shifting priorities over time, while supporting sustained growth and producing tangible business results.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 01:40 PM - 02:00 PM BST

Denodo: Enabling a Data Mesh Architecture and Data Sharing Culture at Landsbankinn

Sylvain Dutilh, INFORMATION INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST, Landsbankinn

Traditional data processing leaves large pools of replicated and unsynchronized data sets behind. In an era when data grows exponentially and is disconnected and spread across silos, it has never been more unnecessary to replicate data. In this session, Sylvain from Landsbankinn will walk us through his organization's journey of implementing a Logical Data Warehouse and a data-sharing program by leveraging Data Virtualization capability that allowed it to build a central, secure business rules repository and an agile, modern data mesh architecture.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 01:40 PM - 02:00 PM BST

Solidatus: How a Data Blueprint Delivers Knowledge and Context for Better Decisions

Philip Dutton, CEO, Solidatus

How does your data really flow around your organization? Do you have transparency on its context, and on the people and processes that touch and impact it?

We’re helping organizations create living and dynamic blueprints of their data. This understanding of data lineage is key before embarking on change, and for effective data governance and management. It provides the knowledge and context you need to make better quality decisions and operate more efficiently.

We’ll show you how simple it is to create your own data blueprints, and how powerful they are for a more proactive approach.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 02:05 PM - 02:25 PM BST

SAP: ECOnomics: Bringing Profit and Planet Together with Data-Driven Sustainability

Jesper Schleimann, STRATEGY & INNOVATION OFFICER EMEA NORTH, SAP

As we are seeing the Third Wave of Global Economic Transformation – doing sustainable business is becoming the next frontier for businesses. But to accelerate the required transformation, businesses need transparency of operations and impact to plan and implement their strategies successfully.
The key is understanding that the journey to becoming sustainable is intrinsically linked with the digitalization journey of enterprises, and only by integrating sustainability data into business processes across your industry and value chain can you accelerate the sustainable transformation.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 02:05 PM - 02:25 PM BST

IBM: Transform Your IT Operations Data with AIOps & IT Automation

Alex Signoret, IBM AIOps WW Sales, IBM Corporation

IT data and analytical insights can help bridge the gap between dynamic IT landscapes and your users' expectations for uninterrupted app performance. Yet the amount of data ingested requires IT teams to analyze data faster than ever. Learn how IBM AIOps can deliver faster decision making, smarter resource allocation and enhanced proactive AIOps to transform your IT operations data.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Data-Driven Foundations: Getting Started With Data Literacy and Data-Driven Business Transformation

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The increasingly pervasive nature of data makes it crucial for all employees to learn to “speak data.” This foundational session will provide data and analytics leaders with the basis to start a data literacy program as a key enabler of data-driven business. How to champion data literacy awareness and craft a clear case for change? How to conduct data literacy pilots test the value proposition? How to partner with other executive stakeholders to align the data literacy program and collectively create a data-driven culture?

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Top Trends in Data and Analytics for 2022

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

AI is not the only thing driving rapid change in data and analytics. From the next generation of augmented user experiences and beyond, composing and operationalizing data and analytics at scale, engineering decision intelligence, and relating everything, to enabling data and analytics at the edge, there is a rapid evolution in how and where analysis can be deployed. 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, 09 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Technical Insights: Develop Your MLOps Playbook to Accelerate Machine Learning Deployment

Georgia O'Callaghan, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

It is possible to manage 10 ML models manually. It may be possible to manage 100 models through scripts and alerts. But, managing 1000+ models requires an entirely different approach. The MLOps playbook provides a cohesive approach to bring together the three key elements toward a successful implementation.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Data and Analytics Governance: Foundations & Prospects

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

Traditional data and analytics governance that focuses only on policy, compliance and enforcement, is now obsolete for digital business. Adaptive governance practices that are contextual and elastic are urgently needed for successful digital business initiatives. This session discusses why current practices are now inadequate and how adaptive governance practices can be adopted to enable better outcomes.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

The Future of Data Management is Always Active, Always On, and In the Cloud

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data management to support analytics or operations has always had a significantly manual approach. Now, analytics and millions of sensors, devices and systems collecting data from operations are demanding even more data preparation, validation, assurance and trust. We explain how augmented data management is becoming real and what to expect in the next 3-5 years.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM BST

Ask the Expert: How Can You Go Beyond Data Cleansing for Your Data Quality Initiatives?

Jason Medd, Director Analyst, Gartner

This Ask the Expert session is to discuss what else we can do to improve data quality? Data quality is often treated as an after-thought inconvenience. Typically, organizations focus primarily on data cleansing, which may be too late. In this session, we will discuss more preventative approaches and practices to ensure data quality.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM BST

CDO Circle Roundtable: How CDOs are Enabling Effective Data Sharing Practices

Leinar Ramos, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

A conversation about practical steps CDOs are taking to build a thriving market for sharing and monetizing data across organizational silos.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM BST

Workshop: How to Identify and Select Data and Analytics Consulting and System Integration Services That Match Your Needs

Jorgen Heizenberg, VP Analyst, Gartner

Finding external support for data and analytics initiatives is a critical yet complex process. In this workshop, we will explore how data and analytics leaders can get external support from system integrators and consultancies for their internal D&A initiatives, by focusing on the desired capabilities, existing deficits and constraints, rather than the service providers.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM BST

CDO Circle Leadership Exchange: The State of D&A in 2022 and Beyond

Mike Rollings, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Jitendra Subramanyam, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Key insights from Gartner’s 7th Annual CDO Survey on the current state of the D&A function and where it’s headed. Benchmark your priorities, challenges and operating model with your peers. Learn about the key practices that separate good from great Data & Analytics organizations on their journey from data to digital and beyond.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM BST

Dataiku: Who Pays for the Data Mesh?

Shaun Mcgirr, EMEA DIRECTOR OF AI STRATEGY, Dataiku

The 2020s are set to be a decade of (re)decentralization of data capability in organizations, after a long period of centralization driven by Big Data. New ideas have energized this movement, providing philosophical and architectural underpinnings that resonate with many data people. But how can they be sold to domain owners, accustomed to exporting their data problems elsewhere to be solved, using someone else’s budget? The history of political federalism offers useful lessons, and clarifies the outstanding questions on who benefits vs pays for decentralization.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM BST

Teradata: Demystifying Multi-Cloud Data Warehousing

Arthur Toxidis, Principal Architect, Loblaw

Stephen Brobst, CTO, TERADATA

This presentation will explore the cloud journey for large enterprises from on-prem to single cloud to hybrid and multi-cloud architectures. We will discuss real-world considerations that drive organizations, such as the largest food retailer in Canada, to hybrid and multi-cloud architectures. The critical success factors and enabling technologies for multi-cloud deployment will be described in detail. Mini-case studies for large enterprises in the banking and retail industries will be used to exemplify best practices and pitfalls.
Through this session, you will learn why more than 75% of enterprises are pursuing hybrid and multi-cloud deployments, why a robust multi-cloud architecture that facilitates collaboration across clouds rather than simple co-existence is a critical success factor, and then, learn about future directions and technical innovation that will drive the next generation of intelligent multi-cloud data platforms.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM BST

Google Cloud: Embrace the Opportunity – Unlock the Full Potential of Data

Josh Parenteau, BI & Analytics Market Intel Lead, Google Cloud

In order for organisations to unlock the unlimited potential that data holds to improve decision making and business outcomes, there are three paradigm shifts that must be incorporated into a modern data and analytics strategy: 1. The amount, complexity and variety of data will only continue to grow exponentially; 2. The use cases where data and analytics can be applied are expanding; 3. Data and analytics need to be accessible by everyone. This session will explore these paradigm shifts and showcase innovative solutions that can help inspire changes in your data and analytics strategy.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM BST

Informatica: How Sage’s Data-Driven Digital Transformation Breaks Down Barriers

Katie Ward, VP-Data and Analytics, Sage

Data is at the heart of Sage’s strategy. The ability to liberate and surface data are critical to Sage’s journey to be data-driven and put the customer at the forefront. Katie Ward, VP Data and Analytics at Sage covers their digital transformation and cloud modernization, how they are building bridges between data, teams, technologies, and ecosystems, and the cloud data integration platform as a key element of success.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM BST

Tableau: Data-Informed Decision Making to Drive Change

Rob Parker, DATA AND ANALYTICS DIRECTOR, Impact Urban Health

Learn how Impact on Urban Health has used Tableau to tackle major urban health issues. Included is a wide range of approaches we’ve used to boost our impact, lower operational costs and increase transparency. We’ll work through examples of how we’ve used analytics to inform our decisions, our approach to data ethics, and the challenges of creating a data-informed culture.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM BST

Roundtable: The Data-Driven Enterprise of 2025, moderated by SAS

With digital innovation, sky is the limit. To fly high and far, organizations must reinvent how they use data and analytics, resolving the equation between agile innovation and complex data ecosystems. Join this executive roundtable session to exchange with your peers and learn the best ingredients and recipes: Governance, Productivity, Data Literacy, Ethics, Data-as-a-service, Cloud, Real-Time Decisions, DataOps/ModelOps, etc.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

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

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data storytelling offers a more engaging means of communicating findings than ML algorithms 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, 09 May, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

How to Design a Data Fabric for Augmented Data Management and Integration

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

The data fabric is an emerging data management design to enable flexible and automated data access, integration and sharing. However, most organizations struggle with foundational questions regarding the data fabric:
1. What is the definition of a data fabric and how does it differ from the data mesh?
2. What are the key steps in designing a data fabric?
3. Can we buy the data fabric as a platform or should we build it?
This session will aim at answering for D&A leaders.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Metadata Is the Key to Self-Learning, Augmented Data Governance

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data governance must evolve from a concept of restriction, monitoring and resolution into a self-learning model that detects benefits and identifies risks. By balancing the design expectations of how systems should work with the actual experiences, a metadata analysis component educates and enables governance.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

The Future of Data and Analytics — Reengineering the Decision, 2025

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Decision making is a core capability for every organization, and it is becoming more complex. Decisions are becoming more connected, more contextual and more continuous. D&A leaders must prepare to reengineer decision making, and ultimately make business decision making a competitive differentiator.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Technical Insights: Struggling With Establishing Trust in AI? Reduce Model Bias and Incorporate Explainable AI

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The use of predictive models creates trust challenges for enterprises. Model bias and lack of transparency are primary challenges for the trust gap. This session will demystify the approaches to mitigate bias and making the models explainable leveraging organizational people, improved processes and platform enhancements.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM BST

Ask the Expert: How to Operationalize AI and ML Projects — Key Considerations, Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations often struggle with operationalizing ML and AI projects. In this session, we'll focus on the key considerations for operationalization, best practices from around the world and lessons learned from some case studies.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM BST

Refreshment Break

Join us for refreshments in a brief break between sessions.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 04:45 PM - 05:05 PM BST

Quantexa: Decision Intelligence: Better Real-time Decisions Using Contextualised Data

Seamus Murphy, Global Chief Data & Analytics Officer, HSBC

Imam Hoque, COO and Global Head of Products, Quantexa Limited

• How single views across internal and external data, with knowledge graphs, can provide invaluable context as input for operational decision-making models
• Explore how a data utility can use a single copy of data to feed both batch-based model development as well as real-time decisioning across many different use cases
• HSBC case study in building their cloud- based data utilities, leveraging existing investments such as MDM programmes or data lakes, and using them to service multiple use cases from financial crime to customer intelligence, KYC, fraud and risk identification.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 04:45 PM - 05:05 PM BST

Starburst: The 90 Day Data Mesh Pathfinder

Adrian Estala, VP, DATA MESH CONSULTING SERVICES, Starburst

20 years of transformation experience has prepared us for the next big program, Data Mesh. This time, we have some new tools on our belt.

A Data Mesh transformation offers some new challenges. The sheer volume of data sources, the demand for analytics speed, and the evolving digital business landscape. New tools, new challenges. Join us to walk through the 90 day data mesh Pathfinder. A Pathfinder is the first step in any transformation program. It provides us an opportunity to learn fast, fail small and to deliver the quick wins that are necessary to build confidence in a Data Mesh vision.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM BST

Exclusive Member Happy Hour

Join us for a happy hour where you can engage with your peers while enjoying light food and beverages.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM BST

Guest Keynote: No Rules Rules

Erin Meyer, Professor of Management Practice, INSEAD

As the information age compresses time frames and unforeseen crises destroy existing organizational methods, the most important business question of our era is "how do we keep innovating in the face of change?" In this talk culture expert Erin Meyer explores a counter-intuitive set of principles for how to build an organizational culture for today's information age based on extensive research conducted with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings (and detailed in their new book No Rules Rules). Whether it's Freedom and Responsibility, Radical Honesty, or The Keeper Test, Meyer lays out a proven, systematic method for building, maintaining an enhancing a corporate culture that breeds speed, flexibility and innovation across the organization. You will learn: • How corporate culture impacts an organization’s flexibility. • Techniques for developing a corporate culture that breeds innovation. • How to keep your organization agile even as it grows larger and complexity increases. • Methods for developing a corporate culture that increases high performance, candor, and employee freedom.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM BST

Exhibit Showcase Networking Reception

Join us for a networking reception on the Exhibit Showcase where you can engage with your peers, Gartner experts, and exhibitors while enjoying delicious food and beverages. Evaluate industry offerings that can move your business forward. Attend a theater session to see technology in action.

Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 06:15 PM - 06:35 PM BST

RapidMiner: Requiem for a Data Scientist​ — When We're Gone, how do we Want to be Remembered?​

Ingo Mierswa, Founder & President, RapidMiner

It's 2022. We should have autonomous robot workers & flying cars. Reality is, your organization invested in AI & ML and all you got was a lame pie chart with moldy data.​

Organizations have hired a bunch of nerds who can out-math Archimedes, but they get sweaty palms when it's time to solve real business problems. Others have advanced data scientists who can do amazing things with deep fakes but end up creating million-dollar solutions to ten cent problems.​

The AI honeymoon is over—and it SHOULD BE. Attend this session to learn what we need to change today to be remembered better tomorrow.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 06:15 PM - 06:35 PM BST

SingleStore: Supercharge Your SaaS Applications with a Cloud-Native Database

Rick Negrin, VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, SingleStore

Modern applications demand fast, real-time data. Yet most applications aren’t designed for data intensity — the idea that high volumes of data should be quickly ingested and processed, no matter how complex. How do you meet demands for data-intensive applications? It starts with your database. This session provides a roadmap for powering data-intensive applications with a cloud-native database, and three customers who increased performance 100x.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 06:15 PM - 06:45 PM BST

Exclusive CDO Circle Q&A with Guest Keynote Erin Meyer

Erin Meyer, Professor of Management Practice, INSEAD

Join us for this exclusive opportunity for an intimate Q&A session with today’s guest keynote speaker. Have your questions ready for culture expert Erin Meyer on topics including:
• How corporate culture impacts an organization’s flexibility.
• Techniques for developing a corporate culture that breeds innovation.
• How to keep your organization agile even as it grows larger and complexity increases
• Methods for developing a corporate culture that increases high performance, candor, and employee freedom.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 06:40 PM - 07:00 PM BST

Nephos Technologies: Good Data Governance — Barriers and Opportunities

Lee Biggenden, DIRECTOR, Nephos Technologies

Following a recent market research study, independent data services integrator: Nephos Technologies found that most organisations are without the requisite skills to drive value from their data governance programmes. Not only that, but they also struggle to get the benefit of their investment in tooling.

During this session, Nephos will share our findings and discuss some of the most significant barriers to executing data governance policies and alternative approaches to overcome them.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 06:40 PM - 07:00 PM BST

Tamr: Why Maersk, Accell are Using Machine Learning to Clean Data and Stay Agile

Suki Dhuphar, HEAD OF EMEA, Tamr

Mark Sear, Head, Insight Analytics, D & A, A.P. Moller - Maersk

Global shipping company Maersk and major bike manufacturer Accell faced a problem encountered by many organizations: creating the clean records that help them stay agile. In this fireside chat, Maersk’s Mark Sear and Accell’s Roelof de Jong will share how data quality problems slowed decision making, machine learning’s role in breaking down data silos and how trusted records are helping both companies adapt to new business challenges.

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Monday, 09 May, 2022 / 07:05 PM - 07:25 PM BST

Microsoft: 5 Best Practices to Create a Unified Analytics Platform

Join Microsoft for a practical guide to implementing an analytics platform that encourages adoption and usage.  Whether you are a practitioner of data science or business analyst or functional leaders of these teams, join product managers from our Synapse and Power BI teams to learn tips and tricks learned from customer feedback which you can take back to your organization and put to use today.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 07:30 AM - 05:15 PM BST

Exclusive Member Lounge Hours

This lounge is exclusively dedicated to members. Come use this space to unwind, get some work done and network with peers.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 07:30 AM - 06:45 PM BST

Registration and Information

Registration and information hours for the day.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM BST

InterSystems Engagement Zone

InterSystems technology provides high performance database management, interoperability, and analytics capabilities, all built-in from the ground up to speed and simplify your most demanding data-intensive applications, and integrates seamlessly into your existing infrastructure.

Visit the engagement zone to share your data and analytics challenges with us and hear how your peers are utilising InterSystems technology to solve their biggest data problems to deliver innovation, agility and resilience. While you are there, recharge your device via the InterSystems charging tables.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM BST

Qlik Engagement Zone

Grab a coffee from the Qlik baristas on level one then join us across the foyer at Qlik’s Engagement Zone. Take the opportunity to sit and listen to short insightful sessions from businesses like HSBC, Royal Mail, Sembo, Wrightington Wigan & Leigh NHS and more! They’ll be sharing their journeys and experiences of using data to drive digital transformation in their organisations. You’ll be able to put questions to our speakers plus talk to our on-site Qlik experts who are on hand to demo and showcase our end-to-end solution. Full agenda available on the zone and Qlik booth.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM BST

Tableau Engagement Zone: Can Everyone in Your Business Really See and Understand Data?

Come see Tableau's April Doud post BI Bake-Off and dive further into the UN Sustainable Development Goals data.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 08:00 AM - 06:45 PM BST

Exhibit Showcase Open Hours

Visit the Exhibit Showcase to evaluate industry offerings that can move your business forward. Engage with your peers, Gartner experts, and exhibitors. Attend a theater session to see technology in action.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM BST

The Foundation of an Effective Data and Analytics Operating Model

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

To be effective at implementing a modern D&A strategy, D&A leaders need to deploy an operating model to help drive effectiveness and efficiency through all their programs, projects and products. This session shares the best practices to create an effective D&A operating model, how to translate vision and strategy to practical objectives, and what capabilities you need to account for in your delivery model.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM BST

Case Study: Real Time Analytics in the Cloud at Alpine F1 Team

Nathan Sykes, IT, Business Systems, and Data Science Director, BWT Alpine F1 Team

Details coming soon.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM BST

Technical Insights: Database Migration to the Cloud or Elsewhere — the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Henry Cook, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Database migration remains a nontrivial thing to do. However, sometimes they are necessary in order to refresh your IT estate and gain additional benefits. The move to the cloud has triggered a wave of database migrations. Migration products are liable to overrun or fail and it is essential to take a best practice approach to ensure success. This session tells you how.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM BST

Ask the Expert: Everything You Wanted to Know About the Data Fabric but Were Afraid to Ask!

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

In this analyst/user discussion, we'll be talking all things Data Fabric. Data and analytics leaders should bring their questions and topics for exploration including how to get started, what are the best practices, and more. *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, 10 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST

Bake-Off: Analytics and BI

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Modernize your analytics and BI capabilities by selecting the products that best meet your needs. See side-by-side, scripted demonstrations of four leading vendors. What are the key features to consider and how do they compare in action? How can you improve your own evaluation process and internal proofs of concept? What are the main strengths and weaknesses of these vendors?

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST

CDO Circle Research Discussion: Data & Analytics Governance for Humans

Jitendra Subramanyam, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Leinar Ramos, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Data & Analytics governance is not new. Yet it continues to dominate our time and sap our energy. At its core, successful governance requires making humans (our business partners) do something they are not currently doing. Using case studies from Royal Bank and Canada and Exact Sciences, this session showcases practical approaches to change the way humans behave to successfully govern D&A.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST

Workshop: How to Link Data to Outcomes

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This workshop introduces a new toolkit which can be used to diagnostically connect data, analytics, their governance, and their impact on business processes, decisions and their outcomes. Key issues include: How to link data to outcome with Gartner’s Business Value Pyramid. How to start demonstrating business value from data and analytics tomorrow?

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM BST

CDO Circle Roundtable: Constructing Compelling Data & Analytics Value Stories

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

How do you shift the discussion from enablement to value-based delivery? In this session we will explore how you as a CDO and your peers are changing the value conversation inside your enterprise.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST

AI and Climate Change: The Challenge, the Complexity and the Criticality

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

AI holds great promise in the fight against global warming. Recent advances in AI open the door to new approaches for logistics optimization at the ecosystem scale, reducing energy consumption and waste in manufacturing, inventing sustainable materials and many other innovations. Although no miracle cure exists, both society and companies cannot permit themselves to ignore the incredible potential power of AI to face the most complex and most pressing issue of our time.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST

Case Study: Delivering Impact at Scale from Data and AI at Unilever

Andy Hill, Chief Data Officer, Unilever

Unilever is one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies. The company is known for its brilliant brands, marketing and sales, but what does it mean to be brilliant at data? In this session, Chief Data Officer Andy Hill will share how Unilever is harnessing the power of data to drive growth and deliver on its societal commitments, as well as key learnings and areas of focus important for all Data leaders in unlocking value from data at scale and bringing the business on the journey to data maturity with you.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST

Relating Data Fabric Fundamentals to the Business Drivers

Robert Thanaraj, Director Analyst, Gartner

Data fabrics are generally discussed regarding the technical benefits, efficiency, even elegance at times. We cover those design fundamentals, but we also answer the question--what does the business get out of it? We explain how data fabric implementations evolve slowly and how to align it with measured business benefits that can signal to continue or slow down.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM BST

Ask the Expert: Choosing the Right DBMS for Your Project

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

There are literally hundreds of choices for a DBMS — Relational, nonrelational, open source, multimodel, dbPaaS. The confusion in the market grows daily about how to choose a DBMS, what is available, should I use open source and how to decide between relational and nonrelational. We will answer your questions on these topics and best practices for making a DBMS decision.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM BST

Roundtable: What Should Your D&A Organizational Model Look Like and What are the "Must-Have" Roles?

Jorgen Heizenberg, VP Analyst, Gartner

The optimal organizational model for data and analytics requires balancing centralized and decentralized functions as well as business and IT capabilities. In this roundtable, we will discuss how data and analytics leaders must take one of several possible approaches to create an organizational model that strikes the ideal balance.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM BST

Refreshment Break

Join us for refreshments in a brief break between sessions.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

Aiven: Boosting Your Business with Developer Experience

Oskari Saarenmaa, CEO, Aiven Oy

Empowering developers to build matters now more than ever before. Developer teams get more efficient when they can focus on creating added value and they find their jobs more meaningful when they do interesting and challenging tasks without the infrastructure headaches and repetitive tasks. Join us to find out how our customers have leveraged managed open source services from Aiven to boost their developer experience and productivity.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

IBM: Re-imagine Your Competitive Advantage with a Data Fabric

Oliver Claude, CHIEF STRATEGIST DATA FABRIC, IBM

Jessie Snyder, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, DA, IBM

Companies know they need data to drive innovation. Yet becoming a data-driven enterprise is not easy, up to 68% of data is not analyzed in most organizations. The growth and sprawl of data, disparate ecosystem, and varied management infrastructure impede maximum utilization of data.
Join this session to learn about data fabric, an effective solution to become a data-driven enterprise. You will learn how a data fabric helps your organization simplify data access, automate governance, and enable self-service data consumption for better business outcomes.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

Neo4j: Graph Data Science - Better Predictions With The Data You Already Have

Alicia Frame, SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, Neo4j

You’ve heard that graphs are a major trend, but you may have wondered how to translate the buzz into business value. We’ll cover the fundamentals of graph data science: what graphs are, how to incorporate them into your analytics practice, and how Neo4j helps you go from proof of concept to production. Learn about use cases in fraud, recommendations, and logistics to see how we translate state of the science techniques into real business value.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

Oracle: NHS, Schneider Electric and dunnhumby: Delivering Business Impact in Turbulent Times

Joey Fitts, VP Product Strategy Oracle Analytics, Oracle

James Richardson, VP, PRODUCT STRATEGY, Oracle

Craig Anderson, HEAD OF EXTERNAL REPORTING SERVICES, NHS National Services Scotland

Giorgio Ticinelli, BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE MANAGER, dunnhumby

Yaseen Kazi, PEOPLE ANALYTICS & AI TECH LEADER, Schneider Electric

Learn how NHS, Schneider Electric and dunnhumby took new approaches to delivering data and analytics to decision makers facing unprecedented turbulence and volatility.
All three reflect the reality that no organization today can afford to have a reactive approach to decision and actions. Market dynamism and the pace of change have changed the game, forever.
Join us to hear how they met the challenge with the help of Oracle Analytics.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM BST

KX: How to use Real Time Data Analytics to Drive Measurable Business Value

Data volumes are increasing from a variety of sources - with no sign of slowing. Meanwhile, businesses are realizing that analyzing and acting on real time data can drive significant business value. During this industry expert conversation, , James Corcoran, SVP Customer Value, KX and Nathan Sykes, IT, Business Systems, and Data Science Director, BWT Alpine F1 Team will discuss and explain why typical data management frameworks ‘aren’t good enough’ for this new paradigm, what challenges firms face when operationalizing streaming data to drive decisions, key factors for success, and the role cloud can play to accelerate the shift to data-driven real time decision making.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM BST

Roundtable: Create a Data Culture for Your Data-Driven Organization, moderated by Tableau

Francis Dejonckheere, SR PRINCIPAL SUCCESS MANAGER, Tableau

Chris Offler, PRINCIPAL DATA ARCHITECT, Salesforce

Technology and culture are critical to creating a data-driven organization. Please join us for an innovative approach to immersive learning around data culture and decision-making. You will engage in conversation with your peers about transforming and fostering a data-driven culture in large-scale organizations

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

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM BST

Built for Speed — How to Bootstrap an MDM Initiative

Helen Grimster, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Successful MDM requires a best practices approach across people, processes and technology. Due to constraints beyond their control, Data and Analytics leaders are often forced to forego conventional best practices to solve MDM challenges as quickly and cheaply as possible. This presentation shows how data and analytics leaders can take an ultra-lean approach to provide value through MDM insights.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM BST

How to Drive the Business Value of Data and Analytics

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alignment of data and analytics with measurable business outcomes should be straightforward, right? Yet articulating, tracking and capturing business value remains a challenge. We know that “showing measurable value is hard.” But we also know that it can be done. This session will show how to build value stories, how to rank and prioritize initiatives and how to quantify value.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM BST

Technical Insights: Leveraging Agile Best Practices to Build a Collaborative Data Science Practice

Soyeb Barot, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data science teams fail to adopt agile methods and struggle to deliver the AI-based systems required in an innovative and dynamic environment. Delivering data science solutions iteratively and incrementally requires the data engineers, data scientists, and ML engineers to work closely and fully understand their roles and responsibilities as part of operationalizing the platform.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM BST

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

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

Analytics capabilities become modular with low- and no-code capability 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 with application development, bringing insights into actions.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM BST

What to Do With Your D&A Platforms? Leverage Data and Analytics Ecosystems for Adaptability, Speed and Lower Cost

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics platforms are emerging everywhere from data management to data science and now D&A governance. But greater forces, namely cloud, will force those platforms to converge further into seamlessly integrated data and application workflows. In this session, you will learn how the world of D&A collides with this market dynamic and how the result will help you scale digital business and drive business impact.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM BST

Ask the Expert: Frame the Metadata-Driven Opportunity in Your Organization

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Metadata fuels data-driven organizations by providing visibility and context around data and its characteristics, such as location and use. To become more data-driven, data and analytics leaders must engage with the business to build on the metadata opportunity. Have an effective Q&A session on this relevant topic.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM BST

Case Study Roundtable: Shaping Group Data, Analytics and AI Transformation to Deliver Measurable and Sustainable Business Value

Alessandra Chiuderi, Group Head of Analytics & AI, Generali

Simon Greener, Sr Expert Partner, Practice, Gartner

Join Generali Group Head of Analytics and AI, Alessandra Chiuderi, and Gartner Consulting D&A Senior Expert Partner, Simon Greener, in this Roundtable session to learn more about Generali Data, Analytics and AI transformation aimed at delivering pervasive business value right from the beginning. Following the successful collaboration that helped to shape enablers and assets, they will share the journey undertaken to accelerate the development of Data, Analytics and AI capabilities across multiple markets, while maximizing scalability and convergence opportunities.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 01:45 PM BST

Grab Lunch on the Exhibit Showcase

Head to the Exhibit Showcase for a bite to eat! Engage with your peers, Gartner experts, and exhibitors while enjoying delicious food and beverages. Evaluate industry offerings that can move your business forward. Attend a theater session to see technology in action.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM BST

CDO Networking Lunch

Join other CDO attendees for lunch and take advantage of the opportunity to network and catch up on the day's activities so far.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM BST

FICO: Transaction Analytics for a Real-Time, Alt-Data World

Peter Ould, Principal Consultant, FICO

While using transaction analytics in a risk management context isn’t a new idea, it is finally starting to gain traction. This is largely due to the need to use alternative data to get a competitive edge, leverage open banking and open up the unbanked market. Learn how transaction data can aid quicker and more accurate decisions, and support portfolio growth across the customer lifecycle. A case study from a leading Asia-Pacific bank will provide evidence of what leading financial institutions are doing now.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM BST

TIBCO Software: Data Science Drives Innovation in Formula One and Beyond

Andy Hampshire, Director, Technical Marketing, TIBCO Software Inc

Professional sports teams have to make data a competitive advantage. Learn how eight-time FIA Formula One™ World Constructors' Champions, the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, work with their partner TIBCO to tap the power of real-time data to turn lap times, pitstops, tire wear, and unforeseen weather into victories. Apply the same analytics in your organization to make faster, smarter decisions and put your business on the podium with data-driven insight.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 12:55 PM - 01:15 PM BST

Teradata: How to Engineer a Data Mesh to Deliver Value at Scale

David Jerrim, Senior Director, Teradata

The emerging Data Mesh pattern is gaining attention by demonstrating how organisations can deliver value faster by federating the development of data and analytic platforms. We will provide the Teradata perspective and discuss the importance of designing for end-to-end integration, scale, performance and re-use and discuss how Teradata can support Data Mesh deployments.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 12:55 PM - 01:15 PM BST

ThoughtSpot: Ditch dashboards. Run your business with Live Analytics for the Modern Data Stack.

Irina Porodnova, SALES ENGINEER, ThoughtSpot

A few years ago, you were considering where to start to modernize your data and analytics stack. Then COVID hit, and every organization rapidly accelerated its digital transformation to survive. Fortunately, cloud-first technologies were ready. You can now quickly spin up data and analytics projects with the speed and scale of data that the modern world demands. Join this session to learn how you can escape the doldrums of looking at dashboards about what happened yesterday by modernizing your data stack with live analytics in the cloud for all - not only the data and BI experts.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 01:20 PM - 01:40 PM BST

SAP: Data and Analytics Leaders Are Business Leaders! (And Context Rocks)

Timo Elliott, Innovation Evangelist, SAP

Data and analytics isn't just about helping decision makers get better insight—it's the foundation of your organization's future business models. But insight and innovation come from a deep understanding of your business, in *context*. Illustrated with real-world examples, this session will explain how you can now bring technology to the data, rather than data to the technology, to unleash more innovation and accelerate your journey to becoming an intelligent, sustainable enterprise.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 01:20 PM - 01:40 PM BST

SAS: Quality Assessment of Kidney Transplants with Computer Vision

Federica Citterio, DATA SCIENTIST, SAS Institute

Tobi Ayorinde, TRANSPLANT REGISTRAR, NORTH/EAST LONDON, Royal Free Hospital

Matteo Landrò, Data Scientist, SAS Institute SRL

SAS and University of Cambridge have been working together to use computer vision techniques to determine the suitability for kidney transplantation. We developed a computer-based scoring system of digitalized renal biopsy images that replicates the assessment currently performed by renal histopathologists, and that could be used by transplant clinicians to inform them of the suitability of a particular kidney for transplantation.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM BST

Decision Intelligence and Optimization Across Your Enterprise and Ecosystem

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Competitive decision-making in the digital age must be contextual, continuous and connected. Silo data, silo decisions and silo mentality are not cutting it in today's global and highly interconnected business ecosystems. But how to overcome these and other hurdles? Which capabilities are needed? How do AI, decision modeling, real-time analytics, data fabrics and optimization come together in decision intelligence, the next big thing in data & analytics?

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM BST

Leading a Data-driven Transformation Program

Mike Rollings, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Introducing Gartner's data-driven attribute model that guides the creation of your data-driven transformation program. Why is it critical to formalize your transformation program? What are the seven core attributes and twenty-two subattributes of a data-driven enterprise? How can you take initial steps to establish a transformation program?

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM BST

Keeping SCORE, Understanding Your D&A Maturity

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Gartner's self-assessment tool for data and analytics maturity has been taken by over 2,000 organizations. This session will look at some of the findings and provide best practices in how you can use the IT Score for data and analytics to improve your maturity. (This session will be helpful for organizations irrespective of whether they have already taken the assessment.)

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM BST

Raise Your AI Game With 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.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM BST

Technical Insights: Embed Data Privacy Within Data Science Solutions Using Synthetic Data and Other Techniques

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations are often concerned with sharing of sensitive data internally (and definitely externally). The existing data privacy techniques, however, are counter-productive to the data science effort. Emerging techniques such as synthetic data, differential privacy and federated learning provide a best-of-both-worlds approach. This session provides in-depth insights into these techniques.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM BST

CDO Circle Roundtable: How to Build Strong Relationships with Other C-Level Leaders

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

CDOs need to have strong relationships with business executives. The difference between who you like working with and who you should be working with can make all the difference! Benchmark your approach with your peers in this interactive session.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM BST

Workshop: How to Measure and Improve Data Quality?

Jason Medd, Director Analyst, Gartner

This workshop walks through practical steps of 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 the data quality problems.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM BST

CDO Circle Leadership Exchange: Creative Solutions to the D&A Talent Crisis

Leinar Ramos, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Jitendra Subramanyam, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Looking in places no one else is, and looking for competencies no one else is looking for are two ways to address the Data & Analytics talent crisis. How well do these and other creative approaches work? A lively discussion amongst D&A leaders on creative techniques to recruit and retain talent.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Ataccama: A Data Quality Transformation for Superspeed and Scalability

Femi Akintobi, MANAGER DATA QUALITY AND MASTER DATA MAN, GSK

In this case study, GlaxoSmithKlein’s Senior Director of Data Quality & Governance, Femi Akintobi will walk you through the organization’s journey to establishing a fast, scalable data quality practice rooted in Ataccama ONE.

Included in this discussion: how the organization transformed their approach to data quality for their extraordinarily high volumes of data, reducing the time it took to perform a critical data process (from three days to 45 minutes), and how GSK has integrated their data quality practice into their wider technology landscape to build out a data fabric architecture.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Sisense: Serving the Underserved Through Embedded Analytics

Hamza Jap-Tjong, CEO, GeriMedica

With more than 1 billion underserved knowledge workers worldwide, organizations are looking for ways beyond dashboards and charts to deliver actionable insights to workers. Find out why embedding analytics into the productivity tools and workflows is rapidly becoming the answer and could transform business intelligence as we know it. Scott Castle, SVP of Product for Sisense, and Hamza Jap-Tjong, Head of BI & Data Analytics at Gerimedica will discuss practical steps organizations can take and how Gerimedica has been able to make BI and analytics useful and approachable for the masses.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Snowflake: Partnering with Data to Create the Best Customer Experiences

Eva Murray, LEAD EVANGELIST, Snowflake

Lydia Collett, INSIGHT & DATA PRODUCT LEAD, John Lewis Partnership

Now more than ever, organisations need to know and understand their customers in order to deliver outstanding customer service. This is why the John Lewis Partnership has joined forces with an important new partner: Snowflake. In this session John Lewis will discuss how working with Snowflake has helped them bring together disparate data sources, simplify their analytics architecture, and deliver functional data to every one of their Partners. This has in turn, enabled them to make a host of new value driving decisions.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

TigerGraph: Why Graph Databases will Revolutionise Your Analytics Capability

Peter Laflin, HEAD OF INSIGHT AND PERFORMANCE, Morrisons

Todd Blaschka, Chief Operating Officer, TigerGraph

Since the 70s, our ability to generate actionable insight from data has been limited by the technology available. Using practical examples, we’ll discuss why analytics based on relational data becomes complex & expensive, showing how graph analytics overcome these difficulties with connected data; covering use cases in CRM, Direct Marketing, Supply Chain, demonstrating how to improve profitability, reduce waste and improve customer experience.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

InterSystems: Defence Medical Services – Modernisation Programme

Eileen Jessop, CHIEF DIGITAL INFORMATION OFFICER, DEFENCE MEDICAL SERVICES-UK-EU

Effective leadership, engagement and participation by clinicians as well as the wider NHS support will be essential for the transformation of the Defence Medical Service. In this presentation, understand the challenges and possibilities of developing the use of digital, data and technology to deliver improvements in healthcare for our Armed Forces.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

RStudio: Giving Data Scientists Superpowers via Control of the Entire Data Science Workflow

Moving fast doesn't always require breaking things. Instead, give your data scientists the tools they need to be self-sufficient. Hlynur Hallgrímsson, a data scientist with the City of Reykjavík, goes through each step of creating a real world data product utilizing ML to inform citizens which of the city's public swimming pools are currently crowded. Learn how the decision to let data scientists do these steps themselves within the RStudio ecosystem, where they feel at home, allowed them to avoid bottlenecks in the development and deployment process. All without putting undue burden on IT.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM BST

Roundtable: How to Achieve the Data-driven Journey to Net-Zero Moderated by Capgemini

In this roundtable discussion, we will debate the critical success factors to power the journey to Net-Zero through highly effective tools and techniques for data-driven evolution. Capgemini’s lead for Sustainability Data and Analytics, Philip Harker, will be joined by Data Advisors to discuss the need for effective action to identify ‘carbon-out’ AI-fueled projects. They will also address the need for effective and progress reporting for ESG and Carbon reporting for the business to meet the ambition for Net-Zero.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM BST

How to Govern Self-Service Analytics

Georgia O'Callaghan, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Self-service analytics empowers employees across your organization to leverage data for insights. But unchecked proliferation of data and analytics increases security risk, creates analytical silos and leads to inconsistent findings across reports, negatively impacting business decision making. This session dives into implementing self-service governance in common analytical tools.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM BST

Use AI Maturity Model to Do the Right Things at the Right Time

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

How can organizations identify their own AI maturity level, find the next best actions and avoid common mistakes? Use Gartner AI maturity model to accelerate and optimize your AI strategy and implementations to achieve the best value, reduce risk and get to scalability quicker in AI programs. Learn how advancing the AI maturity is beneficial not just for the AI teams but also to the business.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM BST

Scenario Planning: How D&A Leaders Can Provide Insight Into the Future

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

There is one area in business there is no data about: The future. So, the future doesn't sound like an appropriate domain for D&A leaders — none of their toolbox works. Scenario planning is a powerful methodology that is being rediscovered for businesses to deal with extreme uncertainty, which is the situation you are probably in. D&A leaders should extend their toolkit with scenario planning to increase the strategic impact they have.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM BST

Driving Analytics Success With DataOps Enriched Data Engineering Practices

Robert Thanaraj, Director Analyst, Gartner

Analytics relies on successful data foundation; it must be backed with right data and processes. Data engineering is the discipline of translating data into usable forms. Specifically, this session covers:
1. Data Engineering, DataOps, Data Engineer: The Basics
2. Three Emerging Best Practices You Must Investigate
3. How To Formalize and Scale Data Engineering Practice

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM BST

Roundtable: Unlock Digital Business Value With Data Literacy and Data-Driven Culture

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Successful digital businesses require a data-literate workforce and data-driven culture. This roundtable will allow CDOs and other data and analytics leaders to exchange ideas and practices with their peers and colleagues. Discover and share how to act as a change agent who promotes the transformational impacts of data-driven culture and data literacy as enablers of measurable business outcomes.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:30 PM BST

Refreshment Break

Join us for refreshments in a brief break between sessions.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:20 PM BST

Expert.ai: 10 Ways to Drive Business Results with Natural Language Understanding

Walt Mayo, Chief Executive Officer, expert.ai

Companies spend valuable time manually reading and extracting data from large volumes of text. Accelerate the process with AI to drive revenue, business insight and operational efficiency by turning language into actionable data that can:
• Identify suspicious activities like money laundering and fraud
• Route support tickets by topic and/or sentiment
• Analyze contracts for revenue opportunities
• Augment RPA strategies

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:20 PM BST

StreamSets: A DataOps Approach to Global Data Observability

Girish Pancha, CEO, StreamSets, Inc.

DataOps is a necessary practice for delivering continuous data analytics. While many equate DataOps as “DevOps for data”, smart data pipelines are the foundation needed to enable a people, processes, and technology framework for DataOps.

Current data observability approaches promise data health by applying algorithms on black box pipelines as an afterthought. True global data observability is only achieved with instrumented data pipelines that provide a system level view of data health and harness data drift to ensure reliable analytics delivery.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM BST

Guest Keynote: Breaking Boundaries with Creative AI

Jeroen van der Most, Artist,

Join us on a visual journey with AI-artist, Jeroen van der Most. Jeroen will demonstrate how AI can be used to break the illusionary boundaries we put up between ourselves and our surroundings and benefit the ecosystems of tomorrow. Experience a series of thought-triggering artwork and seemingly impossible art experiments, we guarantee you have never seen before.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 05:15 PM - 06:45 PM BST

Exhibit Showcase Networking Reception

Join us for a networking reception on the Exhibit Showcase where you can engage with your peers, Gartner experts, and exhibitors while enjoying delicious food and beverages. Evaluate industry offerings that can move your business forward. Attend a theater session to see technology in action.

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 05:30 PM - 05:50 PM BST

Fivetran: Turning Data into Valuable Insights and Action at The Very Group

Steve Pimblett, Chief Data Officer, THE VERY GROUP

Are high volumes of distributed data sources and incompatibilities between systems impeding your ability to gain insights?

You’ll hear how Steve Pimblett, CDO, at The Very Group, makes faster, data-driven decisions to gain deep analytical insight by consolidating high volumes of data into AWS.

You'll also learn:
• How the replication of high volumes of data from on-premise to the cloud enables accurate, real-time data access.
• Why log-based CDC and a distributed architecture is the most secure and efficient way to move high volumes of data from on-prem environments to cloud

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 05:30 PM - 05:50 PM BST

Orion Governance: Harnessing Graph Technology to Deliver Value Through an Automated Self-defined Data Fabric

Yetkin Ozkucur, VP, CUSTOMER SUCCESS, Orion Governance

Enterprises have a plethora of applications that are involved in data movement and analytics. This landscape is a heterogeneous mix of technologies and vendors. Orion’s Enterprise Information Intelligence Graph incorporates active metadata, automation, and automatic data lineage to create a self-defined data fabric. This helps companies optimize costs, become compliant and provides a living-breathing document of the assets in the enterprise.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM BST

Member Only Networking Reception

Join us for a networking reception where you can engage with your peers while enjoying light food and beverages. Guest Keynote, Jeroen van der Most will be joining the reception from 5:30pm- 6:00pm.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 05:55 PM - 06:15 PM BST

Treasure Data: Spotting Data Blindspots to Better Understand Customers and Make Impactful Decisions

Chris Dutch, DIRECTOR, SALES DEVELOPMENT, EMEAI, Treasure Data

The fragmented tech and data ecosystem is difficult to drive value from. Disparate systems and data sources must be harmonised to eliminate silos - or risk missing out on critical intelligence about their customers and operations. Join this session to learn:
· How to make the most of an ever-growing data pool spanning the entire organisation
· What are the blind spots that hinder an efficient data strategy and the creation of a truly holistic view of customers
· How to bring disparate parts of businesses together to optimise the value of your data

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 05:55 PM - 06:15 PM BST

Sesam : How Cognizant Unlock the value of your Data - Improve speed, quality and cost

Erik Schevlan, Head of Presales, Sesam.io

Anoop Sharma, AI & ANALYTICS LEADER, Cognizant

Joining the dots of siloed and complex internal and external data sets can get you a complete story, faster. Seamless accessibility, integration and a single version of truth through a Master Data Fabric approach are the answer. Discover how to apply AI value engineering, identify use cases and understand the required capabilities and attributes of a modern Data platform architecture. Hear battle tested methods to realize faster time to value with significant quality, agility, speed and flexibility.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 06:20 PM - 06:40 PM BST

Ab Initio: Delivering Business Value at Scale with Data Fabric

Jonathan Sunderland, CONSULTANT, Ab Initio

Data is the lifeblood of the modern organisation. Cataloguing, governing, and controlling your data asset is a foundational step to unlocking its value. The concept of a data fabric builds on this foundation to enable ubiquitous access to this data in a controlled manner for all data consumers. In this session we will explore the key elements of delivering a data fabric, and how organisations are achieving this today with Ab Initio

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 06:20 PM - 06:40 PM BST

Pyramid Analytics: Decision Intelligence: What is it and why and What Does it Mean for you?

Decision Intelligence is one top trend on the Gartner Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2022.
This emerging decision-making framework, defined and recommended by leading industry analysts, is the path forward for organizations wanting to put more data and analytics in the hands of more people across the enterprise. Decision intelligence is for any data, any people and any analytics needs, combining the functional areas of data prep, data analytics, and data science. Hear how Pyramid Analytics is being recognised as the first true Decision Intelligence Platform for your Intelligent Decisions.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 / 06:45 PM - 08:15 PM BST

Exhibitor Reception: Cocktails in the Cloud, Hosted by SAS

Cheers on new possibilities. Network, relax and have fun with your peers and experts of SAS

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 07:30 AM - 04:30 PM BST

Registration and Information

Registration and information hours for the day.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 07:30 AM - 04:30 PM BST

Exclusive Member Lounge Hours

This lounge is exclusively dedicated to members. Come use this space to unwind, get some work done and network with peers.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM BST

Exhibit Showcase Open Hours

Visit the Exhibit Showcase to evaluate industry offerings that can move your business forward. Engage with your peers, Gartner experts, and exhibitors. Attend a theater session to see technology in action.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM BST

InterSystems Engagement Zone

InterSystems technology provides high performance database management, interoperability, and analytics capabilities, all built-in from the ground up to speed and simplify your most demanding data-intensive applications, and integrates seamlessly into your existing infrastructure.

Visit the engagement zone to share your data and analytics challenges with us and hear how your peers are utilising InterSystems technology to solve their biggest data problems to deliver innovation, agility and resilience. While you are there, recharge your device via the InterSystems charging tables.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM BST

Tableau Engagement Zone: Is Your Company a Data-Driven Company?

In a recent survey of more than 3,500 business leaders, data-driven businesses reported a critical advantage as the impact of the pandemic continues. Visit the Tableau Engagement Zone to see how you compare to your peers.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM BST

Maximize Value by Extending to Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics

Afraz Jaffri, Director Analyst, Gartner

This presentation provides practical advice on how to extend from traditional descriptive and diagnostic analytics to include predictive and prescriptive approaches. The session defines how to take the next steps to leverage the analytics solutions you might already have and provides examples of real case studies that demonstrate the approach.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM BST

Avoid Data Lake Failures by Addressing Modern Lake Requirements

Philip Russom, 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, multi-use data lake, so organizations can avoid failures.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM BST

Connected Governance Needs a Data and Analytics Governance Platform

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

Connected governance can help organizations address difficult cross-enterprise, interenterprise, and multigeographic governance challenges. However, it requires a data and analytics governance platform to operationalize it. This session explains what connected governance is and how data and analytics governance platform capabilities can enable it.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM BST

Technical Insights: AI Engineering — Moving the AI Needle to the Next Level

Soyeb Barot, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI must be applied effectively and widely to create significant value. It requires business engagement, best ML and AI practices alongside innovation, scaling and accelerating automation and operationalization practices. AI engineering helps bring in operational efficiency and economies of scale by ensuring reliability, reproducibility, and reusability toward building an augmented digital workspace.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM BST

Roundtable: Adopt Data Virtualization for Improving the Flexibility and Agility of Your Data and Analytics Use Cases

Henry Cook, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data virtualization continues to be a much sought after data integration style by organizations looking to impart some much needed agility and flexibility in their data management infrastructure.
1. What are the most appropriate use cases for data virtualization
2. What are some of the cautions and best practices to successfully adopt data virtualization
3. What are the most mature tools in this market.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM BST

Roundtable: What Are the Implications of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs for Data and Analytics Teams and Leaders?

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Join CDOs and other data and analytics leaders to share lessons learned and practices for encouraging diversity, equity, and inclusion. Discuss how data and analytics teams can take a leadership role to enable DEI improvements on the team and enterprise levels.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST

Workshop: Creating an Effective Data and Analytics Strategy

Mike Rollings, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The potential for data-driven business strategies and information products is like never before, and for some enterprises, data and analytics have become a primary driver of their business. In this workshop, we will discuss a framework for creating a modern data and analytics strategy, key considerations and ways to start. Workshop outcome: Review and start developing key outcomes of a data and analytics strategy.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM BST

Altair: Transform Collections to a Profit Center with Optimized Predictive Models

Mamdouh Refaat, Chief Data Scientist, Altair

Predictive models are used extensively in the areas of credit risk, customer relationship management, and marketing. They are used to predict the likely outcome resulting from the deployment of specific interaction strategies with clients. This presentation is focused on the optimization of these strategies by combining the predictions of machine learning models with mathematical optimization methods. The selected use case was the optimization of the collections channel used to recover outstanding balances in a loan portfolio of a major North American bank.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM BST

OneTrust: Privacy Automation: Bridging the Compliance & Data Governance Gap

Chris Cassell, Principle Solutions Engineer, OneTrust

As privacy programs mature, focus is shifting from tick-the-box compliance exercises to ongoing privacy automation and embedded data governance. Companies adopt privacy automation to go beyond compliance into building trust as a competitive differentiator. This means understanding data through ongoing data discovery and classification, automated identification of privacy risk and policy violations, and integrated enforcement of governance policies. In this session, learn how to take the first steps towards privacy automation and to advance your privacy program to the next phase of maturity.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM BST

Talend: Building Trusted Insights to Achieve Business Outcomes

Felipe Henao Brand, EMEA SR PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER, Talend

Building better data insights starts with healthy data. Healthy data helps you innovate faster, increase efficiency, and understand how best meet your customers’ needs. But it’s impossible to get there unless you have trusted data. According to a Talend survey 2021, only 40% of the executives always trust the data they work with. For organizations to truly consider data as an asset, the right systems and processes need to be put in place.
In this session, we explore how data trust lays the foundation for healthy data and how to make high-quality data available to everyone in your organization.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM BST

SnapLogic: Bringing the Future of the Cloud Data Warehouse to the Present

Michael Nixon, VP Product Marketing, SnapLogic

Not all integration platforms are built the same. The SnapLogic Intelligent Integration Platform is designed for the cloud, with over a decade of intelligent insights feeding our AI models. We work with any cloud platform to deliver seamless integrations and enterprise automations. In this session, learn how SnapLogic enables the cloud data warehouse through a modern, intelligent and scalable architecture, with a single, cloud-based platform.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM BST

Alteryx: Analytics Democratization vs. Governance: Are they at odds?

Nick Bignell, Business Development Manager and member of the global Alteryx Visionary program, UBS AG

David Sweenor, Dir. Product Marketing, Alteryx

As companies embark on their journey to democratize analytics across their organization, questions of governance often come up. Is the very concept of analytics governance and democratization at odds? Join this session to hear how UBS balances the seemingly conflicting approaches.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM BST

Refreshment Break

Join us for refreshments in a brief break between sessions.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM BST

Database Management Systems — Accelerate to the Cloud

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

The database management market is undergoing a rapid transition. Cloud and dbPaaS have become the platform of choice and pricing models are under pressure from both the open-source and the cloud.
- What is driving the data infrastructure transformation to new technologies?
- How are existing technologies changing and what new technologies are emerging to support this transformation?
- How are vendors addressing the shift to the cloud and how will the market evolve?

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM BST

How to Find Winning AI Use Cases

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI use case prioritization is still a daunting task involving multiple skills and storytelling craft. We show how the use-case prism helped in prioritizing over 200 AI use cases for over 24 different vertical and horizontal domains.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM BST

Bring It All Together — NLT, Computer Vision and More to Create Emotional Virtual Beings!

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session explores cutting edge use cases in terms of emotion AI, multiexperience and psychographic analysis to gain novel insights from unstructured data. Technology advances enable new use cases, such as “emotional virtual beings,” empathic chatbots and facial microexpressions. Discussing the various underlying technologies, we will highlight unique challenges of computer vision technology.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM BST

12 Quick Actions to Improve Your Data Quality

Jason Medd, 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 achieve their data quality goals.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM BST

Ask the Expert: Decision Intelligence, Decision Thinking and Decision Models

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Decision thinking improves the way BI, analytics and AI are used in business decision-making. This interactive session will discuss attendee questions on trends, industry standards and best practices.
How do data and analytics teams support different kinds of business decisions?
Which vendors are delivering innovative decision intelligence tools?
Are business rule engines obsolete?

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM BST

CDO Circle Roundtable: D&A Operating Models: An Executive-Level Discussion

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Bring your Data & Analytics operating model to stress test and improve it with your peers.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM BST

CDO Circle Leadership Exchange: Enhancing the Culture of Data-Driven Decision Making in Your Organization

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Mike Rollings, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Jitendra Subramanyam, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

A showcase for select case studies from practitioners who have changed the culture of data-driven decision making. Followed by a discussion with your peers on practical techniques for improving the use of D&A in making business decisions.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM BST

IBM: Demystifying Data Fabric for your Business

Tony Giordano, Practice Leader - GBS, IBM

How do business and technology leaders adopt data fabric into their overall enterprise strategy? How do they orchestrate disparate sets of data on a multi-cloud environment to drive analytics and AI for better business decisions? In this session, learn how to align your data strategy with your enterprise strategy to create an environment that accelerates AI initiatives and drives digital transformation—all built on data fabric architecture, so the right data is available at the right location and the right application at the right time.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM BST

SAP: How to become a Data-Driven Company while Executing a Cloud-Only Strategy

Fernando de Andrés García, Senior Software Engineer, Zamora Company

Zamora Company will share their journey of moving their complete on-prem system landscape to a cloud architecture to make better business decisions and give their data purpose. They will share the lessons learned, also the good, the bad and the ugly of the path traveled. This session exemplify how to deploy SAP data & analytics solutions to become a data-driven company.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM BST

Alation: Powering Cultural Change — How The VERY Group is Driving Data Governance

Steve Pimblett, Chief Data Officer, THE VERY GROUP

The VERY Group has a proud heritage as a retailer with a century of history. Now exclusively online, it serves millions of customers each day, it was left with decades of data. Siloed data and limited automation made it quite challenging to gain relevant data insight to make critical business decisions. Learn how the company has used Alation to catalog huge data volumes, how the platform´s intuitive interface drives cultural change with regard to collaboration and how Alation builds a foundation of trusted data to empower users to turn data assets into actions to delight VERY’s customers.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM BST

Boomi: A Holistic Approach To ERP Modernization Can Ensure Transformation Success

In the face of accelerated planning cycles and the need for speedier successful business outcomes, addressing the challenges behind the 5 main drivers for ERP (or SAP) modernization will ensure success for both, business and IT in modern enterprises. Boomi offers a unique approach to implementing the right solution for this.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM BST

Syndigo: Content, Data & Platforms -Navigating Market & Covid Challenges Successfully

Karim Iskandar, CEO, INTERNATIONAL, Syndigo

Phil Carline, HEAD OF DIGITAL CONTENT, Kingfisher plc

Kingfisher plc is an international home improvement company with over 1,400 stores, supported by a team of over 80,000 colleagues. This session will provide a unique inside look into how a global brand was able to become more agile and respond quickly to market challenges by successfully leveraging digital tools and master data management.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM BST

Grab Lunch on the Exhibit Showcase

Head to the Exhibit Showcase for a bite to eat! Engage with your peers, Gartner experts, and exhibitors while enjoying delicious food and beverages. Evaluate industry offerings that can move your business forward. Attend a theater session to see technology in action.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 12:15 PM - 12:35 PM BST

Domino Data Lab: How DAZN Unleashes Data Science Innovation Through a Collaborative Approach

Marko Katavic, VP DATA & DECISION SCIENCE, DAZN

What would your business look like if your data science teams could achieve a culture of experimentation and what would it take to get there? Marko Katavic, DAZN’s VP of Data and Decision Science, will explain how putting data science at the forefront has taken them to the next level. In this session, Marko will detail how DAZN has dramatically improved collaboration and innovation within data science teams, cut down onboarding time for new data scientists, improved workflow, and boosted model velocity.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 12:15 PM - 12:35 PM BST

Capgemini: Establishing Data Trust for effective Action & Measurement to Meet your Net-Zero Ambitions

Whichever way it is cut, Sustainability is one of the business risks that needs urgent and progressive action to understand and mitigate the risks. It requires corporate discipline, and considerable effort to plan, execute and effect change for the business, this can only be realized by exceptional data skills. In this session, Capgemini’s lead for Sustainability Data & Analytics, Philip Harker, will reveal key findings to deliver trusted data to support decisions, in a fast-moving regulatory and compliant market, and how to activate business insights to support commitments to Net-Zero

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 12:40 PM - 01:00 PM BST

YOOI: Driving the value of the Data and AI transformation at Orange

Nicolas Averseng, FOUNDER & CEO, YOOI

Brice Miranda, DEPUTY CDO, Orange France

Effective control and execution of D&A investments over their lifecycle pave the way for an efficient and successful data strategy. As part of Orange's Data & AI transformation plan, YOOI has been deployed as the cockpit to provide a 360° command center for all initiatives and assets from ideation to deployment. With this holistic view, Orange’s ambition is to improve the focus on the value delivery at each stage of the lifecycle, optimize the global outcomes, while ensuring compliance and controlling risks.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 12:40 PM - 01:00 PM BST

Immuta: Permission to Scale — Applying Data Policy Within the Modern Data Stack

Data is the new app and the most valuable asset for any company. Controlling who has access to this data can determine its fate. The new paradigm of data-centric technology must be fast, secure and compliant to user specific policies.

Scaling policy management in the cloud requires a new framework for authoring and enforcing data access controls. Much like the separation of compute from storage in big data, scaling data policy requires the separation of policy from platform.

Learn how some of the most regulated enterprises in the world are successfully using a scalable, policy-driven approach to address this.
This session will explore:
• The core design patterns of the modern data stack
• Why separating policies from platform is the key to scale
• Active use cases and lessons learned

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 01:05 PM - 01:25 PM BST

Reltio: Accelerating the Value of Data

Manish Sood, CTO, Reltio

Organizations are accelerating their growth through digital transformation that optimizes their data as a strategic asset. By breaking down data silos, data can fuel companies’ success and not hold them back. However, that is only possible if solid foundations have been established to secure the quality and efficient use of master data.
Join this session to learn:
- How the implementation of an efficient master data management strategy can unlock the true power of data.
- How Schneider Electric broke down its customer information silos to drive efficiency, growth and compliance.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 01:05 PM - 01:25 PM BST

InfoCepts: Ensuring success of your platform migration projects

Take advantage of your opportunity to optimize budget and maximize business value. Whether consolidating redundant tools or updating legacy ones, this session will enable you to better plan, design, and disseminate the modernized functionality your teams need, to thrive in today’s business environment. InfoCepts will present the most common challenges – and the opportunities too rarely taken advantage of – by every organization that inevitably faces this journey.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM BST

Edge, Internet of Things and Streaming Data: What to Know and How to Prepare

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Edge and IoT hold massive promise for innovation through new business models that monetize data and analytic insight. While it’s a huge opportunity for CDOs and their teams, it also puts pressure on existing capabilities due to massive data volumes, fast-moving event streams, new governance challenges and digital twins. Key points: How do edge and the IoT create new opportunities and challenges? What must D&A leaders do to drive adaptation? Which new capabilities will be critical to success?

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM BST

Utilize Self-Service Data Preparation to Augment Rising Data Engineering Challenges

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data preparation has matured rapidly from being focused on self-service analytics to now becoming an integral component and a critical capability in all enterprise data and analytics tools. Key topics:
-What is augmented data preparation and how has it evolved?
-What is the current state of the market and how will it evolve?
-How can you leverage data preparation capabilities ensuring governance and control?

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM BST

Rethink Self-Service: Establish Analytic Franchises to Drive Adoption, Break Bottlenecks and Maximize Value

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders can use the concept of a “franchise” as a metaphor to communicate the optimal self-service strategyl. Analytic franchises can improve the collaboration and shared best practices required across a large enterprise.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM BST

Roundtable: How do Organizations Manage the Product Information Supply Chain?

Helen Grimster, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

This session will cover the disciplines and associated solutions for supporting the full journey in the product information supply chain. PIM traditionally has been seen as central to solving this but what’s new in this space? Here we will discuss where the newer solution covering product data syndication and product experience management sit and what do they offer in the whole product information lifecycle.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Bake-Off: Data Science and Machine Learning

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

The bake-offs are fast-paced, informative sessions that let you see vendors side-by-side using scripted demos and a common data set in a controlled setting.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST

Workshop: How to Measure and Improve Data and Analytics Maturity

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, 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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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM BST

Maximize Business Outcome By Adopting Modern Data Catalog with AI-enabled Metadata Capabilities

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Demand for data catalogs is soaring as organizations continue to struggle with finding, inventorying and analyzing vastly distributed and diverse data assets. D&A leaders must investigate and adopt modern data catalogs with AI-enabled metadata as part of their overall data management solutions strategy. This session addresses how to leverage modern data catalogs as a first step in enabling new data management for maximum business outcome.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM BST

Case Study: Responsible Data & AI: Principles to Practice, at Scale, for Value

Peder Blomgren, Vice President and Head of Data Office, AstraZeneca R&D

Join AstraZeneca Vice President and Head of Data Office, Peder Blomgren, in this session to learn more about practical experiences from scaling transparent and ethical approaches to Data & AI, while delivering tangible business outcomes. AstraZeneca is an early adopter with broad internal capabilities and a rapidly increasing number of external AI partnerships, tackling a wide range of Data Science and AI innovation, from target and drug discovery, optimizing clinical trial study design, to digital health. The need therefore for transparent, ethical and well governed approaches to safeguard Data & AI value are paramount and seen as a business imperative. Peder will discuss some of these approaches, techniques and lessons learned.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM BST

Digital Ethics: Where Are You Now and What Will Be Next?

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital ethics has become a mainstream topic at the top of the Hype Cycle. The main question has moved from “what should we do” to “how are we doing”. Learn through many real-world examples about how to self-assess your maturity in digital ethics. And if this is a new topic for you, learn what will be on your path. We'll also discuss what will be next in digital ethics, in terms of cloud, blockchain and augmented/virtual reality.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM BST

Trusted Data Sharing for Optimal Business Value — Top Best Practices to Get It Right

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Sharing data is a must for revenue growth, cost optimization, improved risk mitigation and accelerating digital business. The session focuses on the business imperative of data sharing, so less about tools and technology and more about global strategic best practices, helping D&A leaders modernize and align data sharing with stakeholder priorities, enterprise goals and organization benefit.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM BST

Selecting a D&A Service Provider — How to Choose the Right One for Your Organization

Jorgen Heizenberg, VP Analyst, Gartner

Your choice of consulting partner can make or break your data and analytics project. This session will provide practical guidance to help you make the best selection of service providers to maximize the chances of success.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM BST

How to Create Metrics That Matter

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

This presentation describes how data and analytic leaders can bolster their organization's performance measurement capabilities and shows how to communicate the business value that good metrics create. How can your organization move beyond descriptive metrics to become more diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive? How can we use AI, Data Science, and IoT to create more precise and accurate systems of measurement?

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM BST

Technical Insights: Deploying Data and Analytics Architecture in AWS, Azure and GCP Cloud Platforms

Henry Cook, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Cloud platforms provide unique challenges and opportunities to design and architect an optimal Data and Analytics architecture resolving through complex data management and analytics use cases such as logical data warehouse, serverless and streaming technologies, analytics and data science tools. This session provides detailed insights into the various components of AWS, Azure and GCP to create reference architectures for deploying an integrated and cohesive data and analytics ecosystem that includes native, hybrid and multicloud use-case scenarios.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM BST

Ask the Expert: Choosing the Right Data Integration Tool for Your Data and Analytics Projects

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

There are literally hundreds of choices for a data integration tool — ETL/ELT, streaming integration, data virtualization, API integration, change data capture for data replication, message-oriented middleware — among several other. The confusion in the market grows daily about how to evaluate and select the right data integration tool, what is available, should companies use open source and how to decide between the various choices. We will answer your questions on these topics and best practices for making a data integration selection decision.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM BST

Ask the Expert: What Is DataOps, What Value Does It Create, and Do You Need to Adopt It?

Robert Thanaraj, Director Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders are seeking ways to more effectively, rapidly and reliably deliver data pipelines in support of business requirements. The traditional ways of working can't provide the levels of flexibility and collaboration required today. DataOps approaches hold the promise of addressing these challenges. This interactive Q&A session will help provide a basic understanding of the concepts and value of DataOps.

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Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM BST

Refreshment Break

Join us for refreshments in a brief break between sessions.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM BST

Keynote: Gartner Global Scenarios: How Every D&A Leader Must Sense and Respond to Societal Change

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Society is polarizing, people live in filter bubbles, and business is suffering as a result. The social fracture can be witnessed all around us. It might come as a surprise to D&A leaders how incredibly relevant this is to D&A as well. In this keynote, we'll explore four provocative scenarios on how society could turn, and what D&A leaders must do to adapt to this situation, and succeed in the process.

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