Debra Logan

Debra Logan

Distinguished VP Analyst
Debra Logan is a VP and Gartner Fellow in Gartner Research. Ms. Logan covers strategic topics in the Data and Analytics IT Leaders team. She also covers all aspects of the Office of the Chief Data Officer and other new and emerging information focused roles Ms. Logan does research on change and change management, data driven culture change, leadership development & coaching, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in IT.
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Monday, 22 November, 2021 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM GMT
(07:00 AM - 07:45 AM EST)
Roundtable: Attracting and Retaining Women in I&O

This roundtable session provides a forum to speak with peers about the challenges and opportunities faced attracting and retaining women in I&O as well as successful practices and decisions leveraged to date.

Monday, 22 November, 2021 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM GMT
(10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EST)
Roundtable: Women in IT: A Conversation Among Women and Men on Gender Diversity

This is a facilitated networking and discussion session covering topics such as:
Empowering Women for and with each other — Addressing gender bias between women and how they can support each other up the leadership ladder.
Engaging Men to Advance Women - How men can help women work to their full capacity as leaders and why they would want to.
Removing Institutional Barriers and Blind Spots — Whether gender bias is subtly built into the system or does its damage unconsciously, there is a clear path to elimination.

Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM GMT
(06:00 AM - 06:45 AM EST)
Keynote: Powering Your I&O Success with Diversity and Inclusion

Reshaping and transforming I&O requires a resilient and change ready work force. This resilience can be accelerated by creating diverse and inclusive teams. In this keynote you will learn that this is the key to your success. You will leave this keynote with the knowledge you need and tangible actions you can take to build the workforce you need to facilitate adaptive digital resilience.

Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM GMT
(08:30 AM - 09:00 AM EST)
The Diversity Dilemma

As organizations work to address the ongoing diversity issue in tech, there remains an intense focus on the lack of gender diversity. Despite being half of the workforce, women are grossly underrepresented. Add race and ethnicity to the mix and the numbers are abysmal. This session will talk about current issues and will present concrete actions for moving the dial.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.