Speaker Bio

Ehtisham Zaidi

Ehtisham Zaidi

VP Analyst
As part of the Data and Analytics team, Ehtisham Zaidi assists Data and Analytics leaders with high-quality, actionable insights through research, which is focused on data management which includes, data integration (tools, technology, architecture, best practices and teams), data fabric design and associated architectures, data engineering practices (teams, skills, architecture, technology), data virtualization technology, data catalog tools, data preparation tools and data management pricing strategy/contract reviews.

Mr. Zaidi works with Gartner clients on building the business case for investing in and furthering their maturity in these areas. In addition, he closely follows the related technology markets, advising clients on vendor and tool selection, price negotiation, and emerging deployment approaches for optimal impact and value. He assists clients with modernization strategies for their data management programs and technology infrastructure.
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Monday, 22 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM BST
ASK the Expert: How to Evaluate and Select the Most Optimal Data Integration Tool?

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

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST
The Practical Data Fabric — How to Architect the Next Generation Data Management Design

Organizations looking to invest in a future proof data management architecture must invest in the data fabric design. But most data and analytics leaders don't know where to begin, what the data fabric means for their business outcomes and how to extend existing logical data warehouse to support the data fabric design.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM BST
Data Fabric or Data Mesh: Debate on Deciding Your Future Data Management Architecture

The data mesh is touted as the next-generation data management architecture based on domain-driven, distributed data management. The Data Fabric, on the other hand, does not believe in rip-and-replace and looks to utilize existing data management infrastructure. Organizations looking to evaluate data fabric or the data mesh need practical guidance on the subject. This breakout session will be on an on-stage moderated debate among Gartner analysts who will aim to cover the same.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.