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7 Tracks and 2 Spotlight Tracks to Deliver Data and Analytics Success

Explore a comprehensive agenda that addresses the challenges most critical to data and analytics leaders. Each track has a particular area of focus to help you deliver on what matters most to you and your organization.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 11:15 AM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:45 PM

Evolving Your Data and Analytics Operating Model to Maximize Value: CDO Circle Leadership Exchange

Mike Rollings, VP Analyst, Gartner

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The quest to generate value from data and analytics assets is stressing enterprise skills and competencies, legacy organizational approaches and the delivery models used to capture value. At the same time, organizations must rapidly become adept at identifying innovations, the right business actions, the decisions to take, how to employ D&A assets and managing the opportunity portfolio to maximize value. This session will discuss changes to the D&A operating model, allowing ample time to learn best practices for maximizing value capture from your peers.
*** Facilitated by Gartner research analysts with executive table discussion.

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Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:30 PM

CDO Circle Roundtable: How CDOs Can Drive Value While Preserving Privacy and Compliance

Bart Willemsen, VP Analyst, Gartner

Privacy is on the rise! In the last 24 months, more has happened in the global regulatory landscape for privacy and data protection, than in the century before. This puts additional pressures on CDOs as they seek to maximize the value of customer, employee and third-party data assets. This CDO roundtable will discuss the most relevant developments in privacy requirements, the CDOs role in a privacy management program and how to achieve this delicate balance.
PLEASE NOTE: Reserved for CDO Circle participants only. Preregistration required

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 10:30 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 12:00 PM

The State of the Office of the CDO and New Essentials for Success: CDO Circle Leadership Exchange

Mike Rollings, VP Analyst, Gartner

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Gartner’s fifth annual CDO survey explores the business impact of the CDO role and the evolution from a service function to a strategic value center. Clearly, the CDO role is at the heart of digital transformation efforts and it is apparent that changes to strategy, culture, delivery models and data fundamentals are required. Attendees will engage with their peers to discuss the state of the office of the CDO and recipes for success.
*** Facilitated by Gartner research analysts with executive table discussion.

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This track discusses those topics that are high on the agenda for strategically-minded leaders driving innovation, creating compelling narratives, building and managing creative teams, rewiring culture, skills and roles development, closing talent gaps, addressing data literacy and communicating value, and learning what successful leaders, such as chief data officers do.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 08:30 AM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 09:15 AM

Data-Driven Foundations: Getting Started With Data Literacy and Information as a Second Language

Alan D. Duncan, VP 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?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:15 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:45 PM

Use Sports Analytics to Communicate the Value of Business Analytics

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Virtually every major sports league around the world has aggressively adopted data and analytic capabilities to improve the performance of their players and teams, as well as increase revenue and improve the customer experience. These efforts offer Business Analytic leaders a treasure trove of best practices and lessons learned particularly around data story telling. In particular, this 30 minute presentation will cover two key issues:

1) Best Practices: Adopt the analytic best practices pioneered by sports leagues around the world (e.g. quantified self, real time decision making, location intelligence, and forecasting).
2) Communication: Use sports analytics as a way to communicate the value and importance of business analytics.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:15 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 01:00 PM

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

Neil Chandler, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Data storytelling offers a more engaging means of communicating findings than BI reporting or data visualization alone. This trend is an extension of the now dominant self-service model of BI, combining data visualization with narrative techniques. What is a data story? When and how should data storytelling be used? What new skills and techniques are needed to create compelling data stories?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 03:00 PM

Take 5: Actions to Improve Your Data and Analytics Risk Culture

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

A data-driven culture is key to the success of data and analytics teams. But unless your culture is risk-aware, your investments in data and analytics are exposed to greater risk. This session will discuss why a risk-aware culture will help data and analytics leaders deliver better business value, and five actions they can take to improve their data and analytics risk culture.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:30 PM

Workshop: The Art of Culture Hacking: How to Create a Data-Driven Culture

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

CDOs must influence company culture to become data driven. CDOs say that 'existing culture' is their biggest challenge. We admonish them to lead cultural transformation. To succeed, CDOs must change mindsets and behavior. Culture hacks provide a small-scale method to create immediate results. In this workshop we will generate and share D&A-specific culture hacks.

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Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:00 PM

Maverick - Think Differently by Thinking in a Foreign Language

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

The way we think is constrained by the words that we use. In an increasingly English-speaking world, the ability to employ unique words and therefore concepts from other languages can be a differentiator.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 08:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 09:00 AM

Crafting a CDO Narrative That Aligns, Informs and Inspires

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The articulation of the CDO role, its function, and its intended impact is a challenge, given the breadth of the mission, the perspectives of stakeholders, and the lack of a shared language. This session will enable new and seasoned CDOs in communicating the essence of their roles and strategies. How to draft a compelling narrative for data and analytics? How to test the narrative with stakeholders? How to use the narrative to set context for your data and analytics strategy and roadmap?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 11:45 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 12:30 PM

The Foundation and Future of Roles and Responsibilities: From Control to Collaborate

Jorgen Heizenberg, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Fresh hot roles for the information-savvy organization are emerging to help organizations become more data-driven. New skills and competencies are required for existing roles to adapt to the changing role of data and analytics. This session will highlight the key roles and responsibilities in data and analytics to be ready for the digital business and the impact on the organization model. Key issues: What’s happening in data and analytics that is forcing change? What’s the impact on the organization? What’s the impact on roles and skills?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

The Foundation of an Effective Data and Analytics Operating Model

Mike Rollings, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session details the foundation of an effective data and analytics operating model.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

Ask the Expert: Why Diversity Is Important for Digital Business Transformation

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The business case for diversity and inclusion is well established: superior financial results, higher rates of innovation, and greater levels of employee engagement. Yet many companies and functions within those companies struggle to recruit and retain nontraditional employees. With the best intentions and active diversity programs, the rate of participation by nontraditional employees remains low. Ask the expert how new thinking can change the way data and analytics leaders approach the challenges of diversity and inclusion to change the composition of their workforce to facilitate digital transformation and reap the business benefits.

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

I Click Therefore I Am

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

We live in a new digital world — always being watched and analyzed without always knowing it. All that we say and do is or can be — recorded, accessed and analyzed. The tracking across every digital touchpoint imaginable can be exploited for the purpose of influencing our behavior. How do data and analytics leaders maintain personal integrity and social equilibrium in the modern digital world?

Making the business case, selecting the right metrics and best practices, and monetizing data and digital ethics, are critical. This track illustrates how data and analytics drive the mission-critical priorities of the business, as well as how to select and prioritize the right set of data and analytics investments, and design a strategy and operating model to ensure their success.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 08:30 AM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 09:15 AM

The Foundation of a Modern Data and Analytics Strategy

Mike Rollings, 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 data and analytics is changing. From being a discipline of itself to becoming a set of capabilities in support of the wider digital strategy or transformation, this presentation will share the best practices that have emerged from hundreds of document reviews and thousands of inquiries.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:15 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:45 PM

Data Monetization: Identifying Industry Examples to Illustrate Business Value

Alan D. Duncan, VP Analyst, Gartner

D&A Leaders struggle to define and illustrate data monetization. How do you convince your stakeholders that data monetization is "not" about data selling, but instead about data value? Are you using industry use cases to enable better communication for data monetization support and funding? This session will clarify data monetization misconceptions, identify opportunities to create internal efficiencies and drive new revenue, and illustrate cross-industry success stories.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 03:30 PM

Workshop: Applied Infonomics — How to Measure, Manage and Monetize Available Information Assets

Alan D. Duncan, VP Analyst, Gartner

Monetizing information assets is critical to digital business success. This workshop will explore the methods that enable CIOs and CDOs to deliver new business value by managing information supply chains and curating the inventory of information assets: How to facilitate, broker and mediate the underlying business value of the data? How to make data access and consumption more agile, flexible and relevant for both operational processes and to analytics? How to champion business narratives that leverage data and foster a data-driven culture?

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Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 03:15 PM

The Future of Applications

Denis Torii, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Every Business is a Technology Business and applications are at the core (and edge) of every organization. Business models, customer demands, and the competitive landscape are all undergoing significant change which will require a new approach to how application leaders need to develop and deliver their application strategy to meet business goals. This session will focus on the strategy, architectures, people and culture changes required to embed application capabilities into the DNA of your business.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 03:15 PM

Ask the Expert: How Are You Using AI and ML for Your Customer Analytics?

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

The session focuses on the state of AI and ML for customer analytics.

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Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:15 PM

Ask the Expert: What Do You Want to Know About Cloud ERP?

Denis Torii, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session is aimed at enterprise and IT leaders who may have heard about Cloud ERP and want to understand the differences between SaaS and IaaS in an ERP context. Why can it be a good choice and where things don't work as planned when adopting it.

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 08:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 09:00 AM

Culture Hacking to Overcome the IT and Business Divide for Successful AI-Enabled Outcomes

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data is becoming the language of business. As this transformation occurs, collaborative business and technology relationships are a must for enterprise success. This session provides a practical approach to culture hacks to bridge the divide between IT and the business -- including examples and insights for business and technology leaders as they leverage AI to realize critical business outcomes.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 11:45 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 12:15 PM

How to Create Metrics That Matter

Neil Chandler, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Getting your performance indicators right helps build a successful organization. As they say, what gets measured, gets done. So what is new in creating the metrics that matter? What are the right metrics for organizations that are undergoing digital optimization and transformation? How can D&A do more than just measure the right KPIs, but also tangibly improve them. And how does measurement drive the right behaviors?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 01:30 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 03:00 PM

Workshop: Engaging Decision Makers Through Data Visualization and Storytelling

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data storytelling promises a more engaging means of communicating findings than BI reporting or data visualization alone. This trend is an extension of the now dominant self-service model of BI, combining data visualization with narrative techniques. What is a data story? When and how should data storytelling be used? What new skills and techniques are needed to create compelling data stories? This workshop includes best practices in visualizing data and mistakes to avoid. As part of the workshop, we will analyze examples you bring as a group, and recommend ways to more effectively communicate data.
PLEASE NOTE: Reserved for end-users only. Pre-registration required.

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

How to Get Buy-In and Sell Data and Analytics to Stakeholders

Alan D. Duncan, VP Analyst, Gartner

Getting buy-in is a consistent challenge for data and analytics leaders, such as CDOs. To do so, they must “sell” the overall vision and strategy for data and analytics and the measurable business benefits, while also overcoming any stakeholder objections and underlying change resistance challenges. How to articulate the benefits of analytics solutions to executives? How to link data and analytics efforts to business outcomes or trace them through to hard benefits? How to encourage experimentation and entrepreneurialism while overcoming change aversion and the need for certainty?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

Ask the Expert: How Are You Using Your Digital Analytics Tool to Measure Customer Experiences

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

How do you establish KPIs for measuring customer experiences on your website or mobile apps and how do you implement these KPIs using either Google Analytics or Adobe Analytics?

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

How to Optimize Data and Analytics Investments to Achieve Business Value… Finally

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics is becoming strategic to organizations as they digitally transform. Yet, most organizations don’t have a systematic way to assess and optimize value from their data and analytics (including AI) investment options. This presentation details Gartner's Return Opportunity Appetite Risk (ROAR) Portfolio Optimization Model that is a framework to help CDOs, CIOs and data and analytics leaders across the organization identify,prioritize and select combinations of investments in data and analytics (value streams) that optimize business impact and align to key business initiatives and strategic intent.

This track addresses how to make analytics fundamental to all parts of the business in a trusted way, along with the latest trends, such as data storytelling, augmented analytics, the convergence of analytics and BI and data science, embedded analytics, and continuous, real-time analytics.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 08:30 AM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 09:15 AM

The Foundation of Modern Analytics and BI

Austin Kronz, Principal Analyst, Gartner

This presentation highlights the foundations and key trends in analytics and BI, and is a must-attend for all data and analytics leaders and business practitioners involved in analytics who are interested in starting or expanding their subject-matter expertise.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:15 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 01:00 PM

When Worlds Collide: Augmented Analytics Combines Analytics and Data Science for High Impact

Austin Kronz, Principal Analyst, Gartner

This presentation describes how augmented analytics is changing the analytic process to bridge the gap between analytics and BI and DSML.
1.) Why is this considered a collision (as opposed to a convergence) and how do we recognize it?
2.) What are the implications for those that use, support and provide these tools?
3.) How should you respond to the collision in a way that launches analytics programs forward?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 03:15 PM

The Future of Analytics and BI: The Augmented Consumer

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Analytics and BI platforms are rapidly transforming from focusing on enabling the analyst to augmenting the consumer. This is being driven by a convergence of capabilities including, conversational and consumer experiences and augmented analytics, a disruptive trend that leverages machine automation and AI to transform how data is prepared, how insights are generated and shared and how data science and ML models are created and operationalized. This presentation provides insight into how you can prepare for and leverage these market disruptions in your organization.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:15 PM

How to Build and Support the Business-Driven Analytics Architecture

Joao Tapadinhas, VP Analyst, Gartner

The Business-Driven Analytics Architecture is more than technology. It includes the design and implementation of an extended data and analytics ecosystem spanning from technology, to data, people, processes and business outcomes. Learn how to:

- Select and prioritize D&A capabilities deployment based on required business outcomes
- Design the implementation roadmap for a comprehensive data and analytics ecosystem

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 08:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 09:00 AM

Magic Quadrant for Analytics and BI and Data Science and ML

Austin Kronz, Principal Analyst, Gartner

This magic quadrant session discuss key trends and will highlight the results of the Analytics and BI and Data Science and ML magic quadrants.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 08:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 09:00 AM

The Foundation and Future of Data and Analytics Governance

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.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 11:45 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 12:30 PM

How to Successfully Implement Innovative Data and Analytics Capabilities

Joao Tapadinhas, VP Analyst, Gartner

Some organization seem to master the deployment of innovative and impactful new technologies, while others consistently lag behind and fail to deliver value. Learn the common characteristics of failed and successful implementations of data and analytics capabilities.

Find out from this session:
- How to implement (the right) D&A capabilities and maximize impact?
- How to leverage a methodical approach for the delivery of new D&A capabilities?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

What You Need to Do About Customer Analytics

David Norrie, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Improving customer experiences and relationships is one of the largest drivers of analytic adoption. The diversity of opportunities to apply analysis to drive improved understanding of customers can be daunting so this session will help organizations prioritize their customer analytic strategy. This session examines:
- What should you be doing already?
- What should you be doing next?
- What should you be planning for?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

Enable, Expand and Evolve Your Self-Service Analytics Initiative

Joao Tapadinhas, VP Analyst, Gartner

Self-service analytics is a balancing act between user autonomy and centralized governance that many organizations struggle to deliver. Learn practical steps to drive your self-service initiative from inception to mastery.

Learn how to:
- Enable self-service analytics with autonomy and governance
- Expand the audience, data volumes and analytics complexity
- Evolve to new use cases with greater business impact

This track discusses how to draw disparate pieces together with a focus on enabling technology components such as cloud, analytics infrastructure, data lakes, data warehouses, data hubs, data fabrics, the information architecture of the future, integration, data preparation, blockchain and more.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 08:30 AM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 09:15 AM

MDM: The Foundation and Futures 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?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 03:00 PM

How to Avoid Data Lake Failures

Nick Heudecker, VP Analyst, Gartner

Everyone wants a data lake, but most attempts fail to live up to hype around this concept. This session explores the multiple reasons why data lakes fail and how you can avoid the traps. Specifically, this session covers:
- What are the major scenarios for data lake failures?
- How can you detect and correct these scenarios?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 03:15 PM

Ask the Expert: Data Preparation, Data Virtualization, Streaming Data Integration ― Utilize Modern Integration Technologies for Data and Analytics Success

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders are often tasked with complementing traditional data integration technologies and practices with modern and more self-service ways of managing integration. Attend this session to uncover best practices to inculcate modern integration practices for complete and faster analytics and data science.

1. How can data and analytics leaders complement traditional integration like ETL/ESB with modern integration technologies like data virtualization?
2. What are the use cases that are enabled by modern integration technologies like data virtualization, data preparation, data engineering and stream data integration?
3. What are the vendor and market offerings and how to complement existing tools with newer technologies for your use case requirements?

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

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:00 PM

How to Leverage Customer Data Management Technologies for Better Customer Experiences

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Adjacent, overlapping technologies for customer data management cause confusion among organizations as to which technology is optimal. This session will help D&A leaders know the right customer data management components for organizing and sharing data for better CX. What is customer 360 and how can it be used to improve CX? What are the data management technologies used to manage customer data?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:15 PM

Upgrade to a Data Fabric Design to Transform Your Data Management and Integration Architecture

Ehtisham Zaidi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders are often tasked to investigate, adopt and later integrate a huge number of data management "point solutions" and tools for their operational and analytical use case requirements. This often leads to redundant purchases, integration challenges and derailed projects. Convergence in data integration, data quality, data preparation, data cataloging and other tools is paving a way for a core active metadata informed and ML-enabled dynamic data fabric design that can potentially transform data management and integration. This session covers:
1. What does a data fabric architecture mean for data and analytics leaders and how can they enable it?
2. What are the vendors and market offerings that can potentially fast track a data fabric design?
3. How can data and analytics leaders enable a data fabric without disrupting existing architectures and without creating a governance chaos?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 08:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 09:00 AM

Magic Quadrant for Data Management

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This magic quadrant session discuss key trends and will highlight the results of the Data Integration and Master Data Management (MDM) magic quadrants.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 08:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 09:00 AM

From Self-Service to Enterprise to Augmented Data Preparation — Understanding the Data Preparation Tools Market

Ehtisham Zaidi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data preparation has matured rapidly in the last two years from being focused on self-service analytics to now becoming an integral component and a critical capability in almost all enterprise data and analytics tools. Key topics addressed:
1. What is augmented data preparation, and how has it evolved to support enterprise data integration, analytics/BI and data science needs?
2. What is the current state of the market, and how will it evolve?
3. How can you best leverage data preparation capabilities, while at the same time ensuring governance and control?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 09:30 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 11:00 AM

Workshop: Map Your Data Management Landscape With the Data and Analytics Infrastructure Model

Adam Ronthal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

There is confusion in the market about how data management technologies, processes and practices align with different use cases, audiences, skills and the business contexts for data. In this workshop, we will introduce the data and analytics infrastructure model framework to help classify use cases in terms of known and unknown data, and explore the implications on data and analytics disciplines.

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 11:45 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 12:15 PM

Driving Analytics Success With Data Engineering

Nick Heudecker, VP Analyst, Gartner

The intense focus on data scientists has distracted organizations from an essential element of their analytics success — the delivery of quality data ready for analysis. This session explores the role of the data engineer and how it contrasts with the data scientist. It also discusses the required skills and organization. Specifically, this session covers:


● What do data engineers do, anyway?

● What are the necessary data engineering skills?

● Where do data engineers fit in your data and analytics program?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

Ask the Expert: How Does a Hybrid Integration Platform Approach Fit in Your Data Integration Strategy?

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

A hybrid integration platform approach as an extension of the data integration infrastructure is growing, as businesses adopt a dynamic mix of deployment models, integrator personas, integration patterns and endpoints. What are the effects of hybrid integration platform capabilities on data integration? How does integration platform as a service for data integration help your technologies evolve?

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

Cloud Is the Future of Data Infrastructure

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data is the core asset of all organizations. Enabling the use of data across the enterprise and outside the organization has become an imperative. The database management market is undergoing a rapid and profound transition to the cloud, as the supporting technology is changing. Cloud and dbPaaS has become the platform of choice and pricing models are under pressure from both open-source and the cloud.
What is driving the data infrastructure transformation to new technologies, cloud platforms and cost models?
How are existing technologies changing and what new technologies are emerging to support this transformation?
What are the vendors doing to address the shift to the cloud and how will the market evolve?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

Ask the Analyst: Choosing the Right DBMS for Your Project

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished 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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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

Augmented Data Management Forges a New Alliance Between Human and Artificial Intelligence

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Struggling to keep up with challenges to optimally connect and orchestrate data — across ecosystems, platforms and "things”, data management teams increasingly turn to AI techniques to power highly adaptive data management infrastructure. What challenges are creating a need for AI in data management? How will AI impact data management? How will AI augmentation enhance data management infrastructure?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

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

Adam Ronthal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

In this analyst/user discussion, we'll be talking all things cloud and data management. Data and analytics leaders should bring their questions and topics for exploration including pricing models, TCO, financial governance, hybrid cloud strategies, vendor landscape, and more.

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This track explores technology trends: What’s real and what’s hype, along with the organizational requirements, skills development and talent recruiting needed for successful deployment and the all-important business impact of these advanced data and analytics capabilities. It also highlights best practices to get started and drive value: building training data, cloud for AI, customer analytics and more.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 08:30 AM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 09:15 AM

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

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide a high-level introduction to data science and machine learning and their proper function in a data-driven organization. Content will include hype vs. reality, key trends, proven use cases and an overview of leading technologies. How do data science and machine learning fit within both the organization’s analytics and AI strategies? What are the early steps data and analytics leaders should take to invest in data science and machine learning? What do successful data science and machine learning initiatives look like?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:15 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:45 PM

Use Sports Analytics to Communicate the Value of Business Analytics

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Virtually every major sports league around the world has aggressively adopted data and analytic capabilities to improve the performance of their players and teams, as well as increase revenue and improve the customer experience. These efforts offer Business Analytic leaders a treasure trove of best practices and lessons learned particularly around data story telling. In particular, this 30 minute presentation will cover two key issues:

1) Best Practices: Adopt the analytic best practices pioneered by sports leagues around the world (e.g. quantified self, real time decision making, location intelligence, and forecasting).
2) Communication: Use sports analytics as a way to communicate the value and importance of business analytics.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:15 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 01:00 PM

Myths and Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence and How to Navigate Them

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

We discuss various myths & pitfalls of AI - especially around machine learning and discuss best practices of how to navigate/ solve them. Find out what are the top 10 myths and the top 10 pitfalls in AI?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 03:15 PM

AI Talent: Recruiting, Hiring, Organizing, Traning and Retaining

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will cover trends and best practices around managing and developing not only data scientists, but the entire skills mix necessary to build successful data science teams: Data engineers, developers, machine learning specialists and domain experts. What are the best practices for attracting and retaining successful AI talent? What are the best options for upskilling, reskilling and education in data science and machine learning? What are the organizational principles for placing data science teams?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:15 PM

A 5 steps formula to pragmatically implement AI

Erick Brethenoux, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Many organizations spend a lot of time, money and political equity trying to define an artificial intelligence (AI) strategy instead of focusing on business problems. Moving from “I want to use AI” to a tactical approach aimed at practically and sustainably solving business problems, while managing expectations, does not require superpowers. CIOs can follow these five steps to pursue an AI strategy in a pragmatic fashion.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 08:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 08:45 AM

Data Science and Machine Learning Platform Types and Points of Differentiation

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will detail the differences between various types of data science and machine learning platforms found in the Magic Quadrant and beyond. Data and analytics leaders much the right users with the right platform types, including notebook/coding, canvas/workflow and hybrid platforms. How do data science platforms vary and which one is right for my organization? What data science platform functionality has become commoditized in recent years? What functionality is truly differentiated and worth investing in?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 11:45 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 12:30 PM

Ask the Expert: What Is the Typical Roadmap for AI Adoption?

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

Be advised about the typical stages of AI adoption to achieve immediate and long-term goals for AI at the correct stages in your AI journey. Collaborate and set the right expectations with business stakeholders in leveraging AI for business value. Minimize risks to the organization, its customers and ecosystem.

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 03:30 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 05:00 PM

Workshop: Use Brilliant AI Ideas from Others to Inspire Your Own Use Cases

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The biggest challenge in AI is not technical, but rather, a scarcity of great ideas for AI. We will study several brilliant AI ideas and come up with our own use cases inspired by what others have already done.
PLEASE NOTE: Reserved for end-users only. Pre-registration required.

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

The Present and Future of Artificial Intelligence

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Artificial intelligence adoption has entered the mainstream, but most organizations are at the earliest stages and still developing their strategy and governance. Get a sense of where you stand and where the industry will progress.

This track explores the emerging trends and approaches that will change your business, including using machines to tell data stories, the future of cloud, AI and content analytics, how to innovate with AI, graph and relationship analytics, process mining, immersive analytics and blockchain, among others.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 03:15 PM

The Future of Data and Analytics Is Cloud!

Adam Ronthal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The new data and analytics platform is the cloud. Cloud service providers and independent software vendors are providing the basis for a new cloud based ecosystem. 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.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:00 PM

How to Leverage Customer Data Management Technologies for Better Customer Experiences

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Adjacent, overlapping technologies for customer data management cause confusion among organizations as to which technology is optimal. This session will help D&A leaders know the right customer data management components for organizing and sharing data for better CX. What is customer 360 and how can it be used to improve CX? What are the data management technologies used to manage customer data?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:15 PM

Ask the Expert: Where Should You Start in Modernizing Your Data and Analytics Capabilities for the Internet of Things?

Nick Heudecker, VP Analyst, Gartner

The Internet of Things creates huge opportunities for organizations, but they need the right pieces in place to make it work. The data management and analytics capabilities in most organizations are not yet "IoT-ready." What are key areas data and analytics leaders can focus on to begin modernizing t in order to support IoT requirements?

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 11:45 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 12:30 PM

Deliver Critical Capabilities for the Augmented Era of Analytics

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

This presentation will leverage the Critical Capabilities to describe which analytics capabilities organizations should consider provisioning to deliver a more augmented user experience.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

Blockchain for Data Management: Making the World's Worst Database Work for You

Nick Heudecker, VP Analyst, Gartner

Blockchain's data provenance features and trusted interactions could change how data is controlled, shared and governed. Although big technological hurdles remain, innovative data management opportunities are emerging. It's time for data and analytics leaders to start experimenting. This session explores:
● How does blockchain compare to today's databases?
● How might blockchain disrupt your data management program?
● What is the maturity level of data management on blockchain, and where should you begin?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

Graph techniques - an old revolutionary concept for modern data science

Erick Brethenoux, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Graph techniques have been around for decades, but in the last year, the application of graph processing and graph databases have been continuously accelerating to enable more complex and adaptive data science. Knowledge graphs and semantic networks are capturing essential business relationships between logical concepts and entities such as organizations, people and transactions; while enabling critical business discoveries.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

How to Organize for Innovation With Data and Analytics and AI: From Experimentation to Enterprise Scale

Jorgen Heizenberg, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations are gearing up their multidisciplinary teams to innovate with data and analytics or implement a variety of artificial intelligence techniques in ever more business areas. Data and analytics leaders often struggle to identify which capabilities, roles and skills go together, and which organizational designs to pursue for AI- and data-driven innovation.

Key issues: How to coordinate AI innovation initiatives with other data and analytics activities? How to set up an D&A and AI innovation lab and Center of Excellence (CoE) including roles and skills? How to scale up from prototypes and pilots to production.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:15 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 01:00 PM

Technical Insights: Architecting End-to-End Data Architectures in AWS, Azure and GCP

Sanjeev Mohan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Cloud platforms provide new opportunities to architect for the most complex data management use cases such as logical data warehouse, streaming analytics and data science. This session delves into components of AWS, Azure and GCP to build reference architectures that are designed to meet your batch, real-time and advanced analytics needs.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 03:15 PM

Technical Insights: Using Machine Learning to Optimize Customer Journeys

Sanjeev Mohan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

In the emerging space of customer journey analytics and orchestration, what are the use cases for implementing either custom-built or off-the-shelf solutions. In this session, we will cover different vendor solutions that use the three main types of ML algorithms to provide insights on customer journeys and recommendations on how to optimize them.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:15 PM

How to Build a Data Lake Architecture

Sumit Pal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

How to think about Data Lakes, Why Data Lakes are making a comeback and how to build one successfully.
In this session, you’ll learn:

● Current state of Data Lake Architectures

● Data Lake Components

● How to build Data Lakes Successfully

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 08:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 09:00 AM

Stream Processing: The New Data Processing Paradigm

Sumit Pal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Digital businesses must use stream processing to meet their needs for continuous intelligence and real-time analytics. This session helps technical professionals implement stream processing architectures for data integration, event processing and analytics.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 11:45 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 12:30 PM

Rewiring Data Governance to include Applications, Multicloud and Data Lakes

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations constantly find that data needs to be reused but cannot do it. Conflicting data governance approaches become worse in a multicloud environment. Find out about:
1. What did we forget we knew and then forget to do and need to fix?
2. Can augmented data management help us recover and evolve our data culture?
3. Where does governance go in a highly distributed information architecture?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

Data Management in a Multicloud and Intercloud World — Embrace the Inevitable!

Adam Ronthal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The increased adoption of multicloud and intercloud deployments in support of data management solutions has important implications for data and analytics strategies. Data and analytics leaders must prepare for these impacts now, to ensure optimal use of cloud resources. How can you leverage the new cloud ecosystems effectively? What are the trade-offs between choice and the complexity it entails?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

Graph techniques - an old revolutionary concept for modern data science

Erick Brethenoux, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Graph techniques have been around for decades, but in the last year, the application of graph processing and graph databases have been continuously accelerating to enable more complex and adaptive data science. Knowledge graphs and semantic networks are capturing essential business relationships between logical concepts and entities such as organizations, people and transactions; while enabling critical business discoveries.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 08:30 AM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 09:15 AM

Data-Driven Foundations: Getting Started With Data Literacy and Information as a Second Language

Alan D. Duncan, VP 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?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 12:15 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 01:00 PM

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

Neil Chandler, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Data storytelling offers a more engaging means of communicating findings than BI reporting or data visualization alone. This trend is an extension of the now dominant self-service model of BI, combining data visualization with narrative techniques. What is a data story? When and how should data storytelling be used? What new skills and techniques are needed to create compelling data stories?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 03:15 PM

AI Talent: Recruiting, Hiring, Organizing, Traning and Retaining

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will cover trends and best practices around managing and developing not only data scientists, but the entire skills mix necessary to build successful data science teams: Data engineers, developers, machine learning specialists and domain experts. What are the best practices for attracting and retaining successful AI talent? What are the best options for upskilling, reskilling and education in data science and machine learning? What are the organizational principles for placing data science teams?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:30 PM

Workshop: The Art of Culture Hacking: How to Create a Data-Driven Culture

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

CDOs must influence company culture to become data driven. CDOs say that 'existing culture' is their biggest challenge. We admonish them to lead cultural transformation. To succeed, CDOs must change mindsets and behavior. Culture hacks provide a small-scale method to create immediate results. In this workshop we will generate and share D&A-specific culture hacks.

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

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 08:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 09:00 AM

Culture Hacking to Overcome the IT and Business Divide for Successful AI-Enabled Outcomes

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data is becoming the language of business. As this transformation occurs, collaborative business and technology relationships are a must for enterprise success. This session provides a practical approach to culture hacks to bridge the divide between IT and the business -- including examples and insights for business and technology leaders as they leverage AI to realize critical business outcomes.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 11:45 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 12:30 PM

The Foundation and Future of Roles and Responsibilities: From Control to Collaborate

Jorgen Heizenberg, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Fresh hot roles for the information-savvy organization are emerging to help organizations become more data-driven. New skills and competencies are required for existing roles to adapt to the changing role of data and analytics. This session will highlight the key roles and responsibilities in data and analytics to be ready for the digital business and the impact on the organization model. Key issues: What’s happening in data and analytics that is forcing change? What’s the impact on the organization? What’s the impact on roles and skills?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 01:30 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 03:00 PM

Workshop: Engaging Decision Makers Through Data Visualization and Storytelling

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data storytelling promises a more engaging means of communicating findings than BI reporting or data visualization alone. This trend is an extension of the now dominant self-service model of BI, combining data visualization with narrative techniques. What is a data story? When and how should data storytelling be used? What new skills and techniques are needed to create compelling data stories? This workshop includes best practices in visualizing data and mistakes to avoid. As part of the workshop, we will analyze examples you bring as a group, and recommend ways to more effectively communicate data.
PLEASE NOTE: Reserved for end-users only. Pre-registration required.

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

How to Get Buy-In and Sell Data and Analytics to Stakeholders

Alan D. Duncan, VP Analyst, Gartner

Getting buy-in is a consistent challenge for data and analytics leaders, such as CDOs. To do so, they must “sell” the overall vision and strategy for data and analytics and the measurable business benefits, while also overcoming any stakeholder objections and underlying change resistance challenges. How to articulate the benefits of analytics solutions to executives? How to link data and analytics efforts to business outcomes or trace them through to hard benefits? How to encourage experimentation and entrepreneurialism while overcoming change aversion and the need for certainty?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

Ask the Expert: Why Diversity Is Important for Digital Business Transformation

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The business case for diversity and inclusion is well established: superior financial results, higher rates of innovation, and greater levels of employee engagement. Yet many companies and functions within those companies struggle to recruit and retain nontraditional employees. With the best intentions and active diversity programs, the rate of participation by nontraditional employees remains low. Ask the expert how new thinking can change the way data and analytics leaders approach the challenges of diversity and inclusion to change the composition of their workforce to facilitate digital transformation and reap the business benefits.

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

How to Organize for Innovation With Data and Analytics and AI: From Experimentation to Enterprise Scale

Jorgen Heizenberg, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations are gearing up their multidisciplinary teams to innovate with data and analytics or implement a variety of artificial intelligence techniques in ever more business areas. Data and analytics leaders often struggle to identify which capabilities, roles and skills go together, and which organizational designs to pursue for AI- and data-driven innovation.

Key issues: How to coordinate AI innovation initiatives with other data and analytics activities? How to set up an D&A and AI innovation lab and Center of Excellence (CoE) including roles and skills? How to scale up from prototypes and pilots to production.

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 08:30 AM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 09:15 AM

MDM: The Foundation and Futures 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?

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 05:00 PM

How to Leverage Customer Data Management Technologies for Better Customer Experiences

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Adjacent, overlapping technologies for customer data management cause confusion among organizations as to which technology is optimal. This session will help D&A leaders know the right customer data management components for organizing and sharing data for better CX. What is customer 360 and how can it be used to improve CX? What are the data management technologies used to manage customer data?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 08:15 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 09:00 AM

Magic Quadrant for Data Management

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This magic quadrant session discuss key trends and will highlight the results of the Data Integration and Master Data Management (MDM) magic quadrants.

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 09:30 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 11:00 AM

Workshop: Map Your Data Management Landscape With the Data and Analytics Infrastructure Model

Adam Ronthal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

There is confusion in the market about how data management technologies, processes and practices align with different use cases, audiences, skills and the business contexts for data. In this workshop, we will introduce the data and analytics infrastructure model framework to help classify use cases in terms of known and unknown data, and explore the implications on data and analytics disciplines.

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 11:45 AM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 12:30 PM

Rewiring Data Governance to include Applications, Multicloud and Data Lakes

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations constantly find that data needs to be reused but cannot do it. Conflicting data governance approaches become worse in a multicloud environment. Find out about:
1. What did we forget we knew and then forget to do and need to fix?
2. Can augmented data management help us recover and evolve our data culture?
3. Where does governance go in a highly distributed information architecture?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

Blockchain for Data Management: Making the World's Worst Database Work for You

Nick Heudecker, VP Analyst, Gartner

Blockchain's data provenance features and trusted interactions could change how data is controlled, shared and governed. Although big technological hurdles remain, innovative data management opportunities are emerging. It's time for data and analytics leaders to start experimenting. This session explores:
● How does blockchain compare to today's databases?
● How might blockchain disrupt your data management program?
● What is the maturity level of data management on blockchain, and where should you begin?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 02:45 PM

Data Management in a Multicloud and Intercloud World — Embrace the Inevitable!

Adam Ronthal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The increased adoption of multicloud and intercloud deployments in support of data management solutions has important implications for data and analytics strategies. Data and analytics leaders must prepare for these impacts now, to ensure optimal use of cloud resources. How can you leverage the new cloud ecosystems effectively? What are the trade-offs between choice and the complexity it entails?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

Ask the Analyst: Choosing the Right DBMS for Your Project

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished 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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Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

Augmented Data Management Forges a New Alliance Between Human and Artificial Intelligence

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Struggling to keep up with challenges to optimally connect and orchestrate data — across ecosystems, platforms and "things”, data management teams increasingly turn to AI techniques to power highly adaptive data management infrastructure. What challenges are creating a need for AI in data management? How will AI impact data management? How will AI augmentation enhance data management infrastructure?

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:00 PM|Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 04:45 PM

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

Adam Ronthal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

In this analyst/user discussion, we'll be talking all things cloud and data management. Data and analytics leaders should bring their questions and topics for exploration including pricing models, TCO, financial governance, hybrid cloud strategies, vendor landscape, and more.

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