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Sharpen your leadership skills, refine your strategies and discover the latest technologies at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2023 in Orlando, FL.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM EDT

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

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data & analytics leaders can deliver increasing value to their organizations. This session will uncover new research and trends which will enable you to find new powerful ways to connect with stakeholders, address skills shortages and build trust to overcome cultural resistance to change. Learn how to attract and retain a world-class D&A team and lead with purpose to ensure the data-driven transformation required for success.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Keeping SCORE, Understanding Your D&A Maturity

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Gartner's self-assessment tool for data and analytics maturity has been adopted by thousands of organizations. This session will look at some of the findings and provide best practices for how you can use the IT Score for Data and Analytics to improve your maturity.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

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, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Workshop: Create a RACI Matrix of Skills for Your Data and Analytics Organization

Aura Popa, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders must effectively scope work and delegate responsibilities for efficiently running projects, teams or disciplines to unleash innovation. This practical workshop demonstrates Gartner's toolkit to create a responsible, accountable, consulted and informed (RACI) matrix that brings certainty to the assignment of people's responsibilities, roles and skills to your D&A activities.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

CDAO AGENDA 2023 — Presence, Persistence and Performance

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Presenting key findings of the 2023 Gartner CDAO Agenda Survey. Explore the business impact of the CDAO* role and/or the office of the CDAO. Understand the leadership traits of the most successful CDAOs and what distinguishes them from their peers.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:30 PM EDT

Roundtable: Where Next — Women in IT

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Where Next is an important theme at Gartner, focusing on the changing workforce (and customers). This interactive session will provide attendees with the chance to discuss the future of women in IT. Attendees will share challenges faced, and how they addressed them, sprinkled with insights from Gartner research, moderated by Gartner analysts Michelle Duerst and Melissa Hilbert.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

How to Measure and Communicate the Value of Data Literacy

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data literacy is a new business competency and a requirement for digital dexterity. CDAOs must step up their leadership and use data literacy metrics as the basis for communicating the value of fostering a data-literate workforce.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Decisions: Can Data and Analytics Make Them Better?

Jim Hare, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

We talk about data-driven decisions, but is that really what we want? Combining survey data with broader research in behavioral psychology, this session will provide an overview of how decisions are viewed within organizations, and how they can be improved using a combination of hard data and soft nudges.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Body Like a Rock: How to Win in Organization Politics With Integrity

Leigh McMullen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

In this session, you will learn to recognize and counter more than a dozen forms of resistance that commonly occur in meetings, along with techniques to handle more advanced political situations such as malevolent actors, as well as the essential tools of persuasion. All of this wrapped in a fun and entertaining exploration of the wisdom of one of Japans' greatest swordsmen.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM EDT

Partner With Software Engineering for Scale and Value

Anthony Mullen, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI projects are equal parts analytics, data and code. To scale AI and achieve benefits, a partnership with software engineering is key — throwing API's 'over the fence' is not enough. This session will outline how to develop a collaborative and productive relationship and operating model with software engineering to obtain better business results.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

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

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: How to Organize Your Data and Analytics?

This roundtable focuses on the organizational principles of data and analytics, including what to centralize and what to federate, what role business and IT play, and what the best practices and lessons learned are. Learn from your peers about how they have organized their D&A teams.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Change Management and Communication Unlock Data-Driven Business Value

Sarah James, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

CDAOs who effectively employ change management and communication techniques wield more influence and impact with their data and analytics strategies than those who do not. To be successful, chief data and analytics officers must address both data literacy (skills) and data-driven culture (will) among the workforce.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

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

Jorgen Heizenberg, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

How to Have an Engaging Conversation With Your CEO About Data and Analytics

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

Better engagement with senior business leaders requires data and analytics leaders to have sharper communication skills. This short session shows how improving the power of your listening, influencing and persuasion will lead to more engaging and actionable business conversations.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Pragmatic Techniques to Foster a Data-Driven Culture

Nate Novosel, VP, Advisory, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: How to Build Data and Analytics Communities?

Eric Hunter, VP Analyst, Gartner

Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly. Discuss with your peers how to build a D&A practice that has shared goals, is active and informal, yet makes an impact on the organization.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: What Are the Implications of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs for D&A Teams and Leaders?

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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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

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

Jorgen Heizenberg, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

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

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

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

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

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

So You Want to Be CDO?

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

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

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

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

5 Hacks to Drive Pervasive D&A Usage

Jim Hare, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The biggest cause of D&A failure is that the users don't use the data, insights or tools to drive business value. Ensuring adoption is never easy, but there are some proven techniques to drive the pervasive D&A usage.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Data Ecosystems — Integrated Data and Analytics; No Assembly Required

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: Data Management Practices to Enhance Business Value of Data Sharing

Lydia Clougherty Jones, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data sharing enables critical business functions yet requires significant implementation efforts from data management. Learn best practices to support data sharing and increase business value.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Measure and Improve Data Quality?

Melody Chien, Sr 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 plan and identify the benchmark. The workshop will also discuss possible causes and solutions for data quality issues.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

Foundations of Self-Service Data Management

Merv Adrian, VP Analyst, Gartner

Growing demand for data has created a bottleneck. How can organizations satisfy the increasing needs of data users without overburdening their technical teams? This session explores the state of self-service support across data management disciplines: why more self-service capabilities — including self-service data preparation, self-service data quality and self-service data integration, are becoming a necessity.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

The Practical Data Fabric — How to Architect the Next Generation Data Management Design

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

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.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

What Every CDAO Should Learn About Data Management

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Centralization of data management is not always a good idea, but sometimes it is. Enterprise data can use distributed and federated governance and let the owners do more than half of the governance work. In this session, we will cover the many false assumptions around data management, the resulting mistakes and how to avoid them.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Twelve Actions to Improve and Sustain Your Data Quality

Melody Chien, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM EDT

Ask The Expert: Everything You Wanted to Know About the Data Fabric But Were Afraid to Ask

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data Fabrics promise to significantly automate data integration and other data management tasks. They aim to enable seamless data access, integration, and sharing across a multi-cloud hybrid data management architecture. However, data fabrics cannot be bought as single tool/technology platform yet. They need to be planned, designed, built and maintained.
1. What is the data fabric?
2. How can you build a comprehensive data fabric?
3. How is it similar to/ different from a data mesh?
4. What are your technology choices?
5. Has anyone done it successfully?

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM EDT

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

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM EDT

Avoid Data Lake Failures by Addressing Modern Lake Requirements

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

The Active Metadata Helix: the Benefits of Automating Data Management

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Metadata is generated practically every time data is accessed in any tool, platform or application. This is a largely untapped resource that is real-time documentation of exactly how, when and why any person in the enterprise uses data from any and all assets available to them. Active metadata is the conversion of these otherwise passive observations into ML-enabled, automated data management.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: Database Management Systems - Complexities of Cloud and Hybrid

Merv Adrian, VP Analyst, Gartner

The database management market continues to rapidly transition. Cloud and dbPaaS have 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?
- 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?

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Technical Insights: How to Securely Design and Operate Machine Learning and D&A pipelines

Wilco van Ginkel, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Machine Learning (ML) introduces new security risks, which target your D&A pipelines and put them at risk. Given the democratization, use, and impact of (AI) ML in organizations, it is key that these risks are addressed to ensure that the risk exposure to your D&A pipelines is decreased. In this session, you will learn what these security risks are, where they apply in the D&A pipelines, and how to address them.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Data Movement Topology to Assist Data Integration Tool Selection in Hybrid/Multicloud Scenarios

Robert Thanaraj, Director Analyst, Gartner

Data Movement Topology captures the movement of data across endpoints that meets various topology property needs.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

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

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Graphs Are Everywhere — How to Leverage Graph Databases and Graph-Based Data Management Practices

Sumit Pal, VP Analyst, Gartner

Graphs are all around us and are used to solve real-world problems. Discover how a graph-based approach to modeling business problems provides a faster time to market with simplicity and elegance.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Leverage Metadata You Already Have!

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The workshop focuses on two areas: justification based on benefits from aggressive, targeted metadata management and using existing metadata from BI, analytics, data science, MDM and integration in your data management future. Metadata is abundant, why is it hard to find, leverage and more importantly fund it? We will show you that "you never met a data you didn't like."

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

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

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Best Friends or Cautious Cousins — MDM & Data Fabric

Thornton Craig, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Master data management creates a single trusted, enterprisewide view of an organization's customers, products and assets. Data fabric is an emergent data management design enabling augmented data integration and sharing. This session explores how they relate and the essentials leaders embarking upon MDM initiatives should be aware of from a business and technology perspective.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

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

Robert Thanaraj, Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Data Engineering Trends and Best Practices

Sumit Pal, VP Analyst, Gartner

How to apply data engineering principles, practices and patterns to build sustainable, secure, scalable and useful data lakehouses as part of their data platforms to build data-driven organizations

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT

State of the Data Integration Market: Top Trends That Can Transform Your Data Engineering Practice

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data Integration is evergreen — it was always foundational to any resilient data management strategy. This session gives guidance on:
1. What are the key trends guiding the data integration market?
2. How should organizations evaluate and inculcate new data integration technologies in their data engineering portfolio?
3. What impact will these new trends have on their broader data management infrastructure and how to plan for it?

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM EDT

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

Lydia Ferguson, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

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

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

5 Ways to Enhance Your Data Engineering Practices

Robert Thanaraj, Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

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

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

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

Anthony Mullen, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

Decision Intelligence and Optimization Across Your Enterprise and Ecosystem

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

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

Aura Popa, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM EDT

Real-Time Stream Processing and Data in Motion

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Merv Adrian, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: What Does the Era of the Cloud and Data Fabric Mean for Your Analytics Ecosystems?

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

The cloud changed everything. Now the data fabric concept is rapidly transforming how organizations strategize and design their entire data, analytics and AI stack. What are leading organizations doing to change existing analytics ecosystems to maximize the potential of new technologies? What is the current optimal design for the new analytics ecosystems created in the cloud?

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

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

Radu Miclaus, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Analytics capabilities become modular with low- and no-code capabilities introduced into solutions enabled by data fabric. Organizations can compose the building blocks to build tailored analytics experiences rather than monolithic applications. This session will help data and analytics leaders use composable data and analytics to bridge application development, bringing insights into actions.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Workshop: Engaging Decision Makers Through Data Visualization and Storytelling

Aura Popa, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data storytelling promises a more engaging means of communicating findings than BI reporting or data visualization alone. This trend is an extension of the now dominant self-service model of BI, combining data visualization with narrative techniques. What is a data story? When and how should data storytelling be used? What new skills and techniques are needed to create compelling data stories? This workshop includes best practices in visualizing data and mistakes to avoid. As part of the workshop, we will analyze examples you bring as a group and recommend ways to more effectively communicate data. (Access to this session is restricted to those that are not part of an organization/company that provides services, products, or solutions to professionals in the industry.)

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

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

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

7 Fatal Flaws of Self-Service Analytics

Edgar Macari, Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Top Trends for Data and Analytics in 2023

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

AI and Customer Analytics — Now and Next

Melissa Davis, VP Analyst, Gartner

Improving customer experiences and relationships is one of the largest drivers of analytic adoption. Despite an increasing number of organizations leveraging AI techniques, few have rethought their approach to customer relationships. Join this session to learn how organizations can use these tools to improve customer intimacy.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Trends and Best Practices for Decision Thinking

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: How to Rationalize and Consolidate Analytics Tooling

Georgia O'Callaghan, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Five Steps to Create a Productive Analytics and AI COE

Joe Antelmi, Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

The Foundation of a Modern Data and Analytics Strategy

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Optimize Your Cloud Spending Strategy for Uncertain Times

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

An extended period of economic uncertainty appears to be all but inevitable. Chief data and analytics officers must help CFOs and other stakeholders explore the cloud’s agility to survive and thrive amid economic turmoil. Effective cloud resource allocation requires collaboration across domains of expertise to initiate FinOps practices.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Ten Great Examples of Analytics in Action

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Ask The Expert: How to Effectively Plan and Manage Software Audits

Allison Adams, Director Analyst, Gartner

Software audits continue to be high-risk and high-cost challenges for organizations. Each year, Gartner takes hundreds of inquiries on this important topic and has developed a powerful, highly effective nine-step process known as "C9." C9 will help you develop your own audit-readiness kit and take the necessary steps to successfully reduce noncompliance risk, manage the audit process and provide tips and tactics to negotiate the audit settlement for cost savings and cost avoidance.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Reduce Risks and Costs in AI and RPA Software and SaaS Deals

AI/RPA deals introduce complexities in negotiating contracts. The technologies are consistently evolving and most standard contract terms are based on pre-AI concepts. Topics for discussion include; the key differences between AI/RPA vs. traditional SW/SaaS deals, and contract terms that must be negotiated to minimize cost, and risks and to prevent loss of critical IP.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

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

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

Customer Data Platforms (CDPs): Beyond Marketing — Leveraging Customer Data to Elevate CX

Melissa Davis, VP Analyst, Gartner

CDPs were created for marketers to be managed by marketers, but in many cases have not fulfilled the promise of unifying customer data to improve customer experience. In this session, we will cover how to get the most value from CDPs, how organizations have leveraged CDPs across the enterprise beyond marketing and best practices in organizing the right teams for success.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

How Data and Analytics Leaders Can Use a Four-Step Approach to Combat Inflation During Negotiations

Melanie Alexander, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Inflationary times and economic headwinds create added complexity when negotiating with vendors. Cost modeling using data points from economic indicators such as CPI and ECI is critical to effectively analyze the fairness of increases. This session will use vendor proposal scenarios to walk through and demonstrate how Data and Analytics Leaders should include these models in their negotiation strategy and playbook to optimize deals.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

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

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM EDT

How D&A and AI Drive Better Sustainability for your Organization

Lydia Ferguson, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

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

Allison Adams, Director Analyst, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Smart Analytics for Even Smarter Cost Optimization

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Scale Data Reuse and Resharing for Business Value Without Perfect Trust

Lydia Clougherty Jones, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 01:15 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Measure and Improve Data and Analytics Maturity

Sarah Turkaly, Sr Principal, Advisory, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 01:15 PM EDT

Workshop: Practical Guide for Evaluating and Selecting Service Providers

Frances Karamouzis, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Rethinking Your Elusive Quest for Business Value

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Most of our clients across practices struggle to create and demonstrate their value to the organization. This session covers how to use Gartner's enterprise value equation framework to help you to optimize enterprise value for both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations and make D&A strategic to your organization's success.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

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

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Top Data and Analytics Predictions, 2023

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Gartner's top predictions for data and analytics provide a forwarding looking perspective on how markets, skills and organizations will evolve to help you build a data and analytics strategy to return to growth, drive innovation and create value from uncertainty.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Combat Inflation During Vendor Negotiations Using Gartner's Four-Step Approach

Inflationary times and economic headwinds create added complexity when negotiating with vendors. Cost modeling leverages data points from economic indices and is critical to effectively analyzing the fairness of increases. This workshop will provide hands-on activities using vendor proposal scenarios to demonstrate how Data and Analytics leaders and their teams should include should-cost models in their negotiation strategy and playbook to combat inflation and optimize deals.

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Articulating the Value of a D&A Initiative in Four Easy Steps

Nate Novosel, VP, Advisory, Gartner

One of the most common challenges affecting data and analytics functions is how to explain the value of their data and analytics efforts. This presentation will provide four techniques to get from ambiguous, intangible value to concrete, measurable impact.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

Evaluating & Selecting D&A Service Providers

Frances Karamouzis, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

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

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

Recipes for AI Maturity Learned From Known Successes and Mistakes

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

How can organizations increase their AI maturity level, find the next best actions and avoid common mistakes? Use Gartner AI maturity model and insights 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 AI maturity is beneficial for the AI teams and for the business.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:30 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How Will Data and Analytics Change in a World of Machine Customers?

Don Scheibenreif, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Billions of machine customers are headed your way with significant implications for data and analytics in many organizations. How will you get ready? In this session, attendees can discuss their questions on machine customers with Don Scheibenreif and/or Mark Raskino, authors of Gartner's newest book, "When Machines Become Customers," possibly followed by a book signing by one or both authors.

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

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

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide a high-level introduction to data science and machine learning (ML) and their proper function in a data-driven organization. It will include key definitions, major trends, data science talent personas and an overview of leading technologies. How do data science and ML fit within the organization’s analytics and AI strategies? What are the early steps D&A leaders should take to invest in data science and ML?

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

The Enterprise Implications of ChatGPT and Generative AI

Arun Chandrasekaran, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

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

Whit Andrews, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Workshop: AI Strategy — From Plan to Execution

Whit Andrews, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Arun Chandrasekaran, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Workshop: Technical Insights: Architectural Pathways to MLOps

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations have been increasing their investments in AI every year. A robust AI platform architecture is critical to the success of AI initiatives. This workshop provides a step-by-step approach that goes through the process of creating a technical reference architecture. The process includes leveraging a capability map, defining the architecture, and selecting the relevant technology stack.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Technical Insights: Level Up AI by Applying Software Engineering Best Practices to MLOps

Joe Antelmi, Director Analyst, Gartner

A robust AI platform architecture is critical to the success of AI initiatives. AI workflows require deep familiarity with past iterations, and data, whereas software engineering practices are often focused on short term projects with little focus on the past. Come to this session to see where and how to apply software engineering best practices to AI.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

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

Georgia O'Callaghan, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Real-Time AI and Decision Intelligence

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

The Future of AI

Whit Andrews, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Decision Intelligence Platforms — No Excuses for Bad Decisions Anymore

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Graph Fundamentals

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

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: All Data Is Biased! Can We Make AI Models Unbiased?

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Many organizations have hit the news headlines due to biased AI models. The bias may be related to source data, modeling practices or may be a manifestation of its use. Data scientists struggle with solving the "bias" problem. At the same time, the problem gains urgency due to regulations requiring fairness in decision making. This session walks through the various techniques that are available to mitigate bias in AI models.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM EDT

Keynote: The New Economics of Technology and Data

Daryl Plummer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

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

Pieter den Hamer, Sr 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.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

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

Jim Hare, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

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

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

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Build Happy Data Science Teams With High Value and Low Attrition

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

This workshop will offer guidance and exercises to design, build and sustain valued data science teams. Participants will learn best practices on persona mix, career structuring, and development and talent attrition minimization. We will review real world large and successful teams that have delivered sustained value with high talent stability.

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT

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

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT

Forbidden Questions Bold Data Engineers Should be Discussing With AI Aficionados

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Every AI effort begins with data, uses data, fixes data, and delivers assertive decisions and outcomes. Data engineers are expected to assure that data used in everything from simple recommendation bots to highly sensitive interactions that include significant risk issues. In this session, we cover the top data management concerns that must be covered when deploying AI solutions.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM EDT

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

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

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Workshop: Accelerating AI Using Cloud Services

Chirag Dekate, VP Analyst, Gartner

This workshop introduces a new toolkit which can be used to select AI-specific cloud services, analytics and their governance to accelerate productizing AI. You will learn how to navigate development of a cloud accelerated operational AI system, and how to integrate existing DSML tools and techniques in high-productivity AI engineering environments.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM EDT

How can Natural Language Processing (NLP) benefit Customer Service?

Natural language processing (NLP) technologies have the potential to provide significant benefits to customer service (CS), but sometimes end users struggle to identify the best use cases and to stay up-to-date with a field that evolves at an advanced speed. In this session, we will illustrate and discuss NLP solutions that CS can leverage to reduce costs and generate value.

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Foundations and Essentials of Master Data Management

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Business agility is afforded by a single, trusted, enterprisewide view of the data that describes the core entities of an organization: its customers, citizens, students, suppliers, products, locations and assets, for example. This session addresses essential considerations across people, process and technology in achieving and articulating tangible business value and sustainable governance.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Data and Analytics Governance: Foundations and Prospects

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

Deploy Data and Analytics Governance Effectively to Drive Better Decisions

Thornton Craig, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:30 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Governing Self-Service Analytics

Georgia O'Callaghan, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

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

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Executive Guide to Applied Observability

Frances Karamouzis, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Applied observability is powerful and differentiated because it elevates the strategic importance of observable artifacts in a highly orchestrated and integrated approach from an “actual” stakeholder action to proactively planned business decision. Bring together all your learnings of "data, applications, API" and other observability building blocks to strategically apply all these parts into the alignment of several different investments.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: How Can You Leverage Technology to Solve Data Quality Challenges?

Solving data quality problems cannot be done manually. It's not efficient (too late), may not
be accurate and can be expensive. Modern data quality solutions, driven by metadata and AI/ML technologies, are disrupting how we solve data quality issues by automating processes and simplifying efforts. This expert session explains everything you need to know about data quality related technologies.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Develop an AI Governance Strategy to Balance Value and Risk

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

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

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

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

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

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

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Dangerous data is data that exposes the company to the threat of serious legal or brand impact, but is unavoidably collected for other business purposes. This ability to identify data liability and not just treat data as a pure asset is critical to managing D&A risk.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT

What You Need to Do About New AI Risks

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Detecting and stopping compromises against AI requires new techniques and organizational structures. Malicious attacks or benign AI compromises lead to different organizational harms and losses — financial, reputational theft of intellectual property, or compromise of sensitive data, to name a few. New tools and organizations are needed to mitigate their harm. Gartner presents a framework for managing AI trust, risk and security.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Trends in Privacy, and How PETs Can Help

Lydia Clougherty Jones, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

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

Melody Chien, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Workshop: Practical Data and Analytics Governance in Multi-cloud

Thornton Craig, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Practical strategies for D&A governance in multicloud architectures.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: What Is Data Observability, and Anything About Data Observability?

As an emerging technology, data observability has increasingly drawn market attraction. Is it just a market hype, or something we cannot ignore but seriously consider? Many data and analytics leaders are interested in knowing what it is, what it delivers, how we can use it, what value it provides, and what pitfalls are in the implementation. This session gives a detailed discussion to this emerging technology.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Foundations and Essentials of Master Data Management

Sally Parker, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Business agility is afforded by a single, trusted, enterprisewide view of the data that describes the core entities of an organization: its customers, citizens, students, suppliers, products, locations and assets, for example. This session addresses essential considerations across people, process and technology in achieving and articulating tangible business value and sustainable governance.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

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

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Best Friends or Cautious Cousins — MDM & Data Fabric

Thornton Craig, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Master data management creates a single trusted, enterprisewide view of an organization's customers, products and assets. Data fabric is an emergent data management design enabling augmented data integration and sharing. This session explores how they relate and the essentials leaders embarking upon MDM initiatives should be aware of from a business and technology perspective.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

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

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Workshop: Technical Insights: Architectural Pathways to MLOps

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations have been increasing their investments in AI every year. A robust AI platform architecture is critical to the success of AI initiatives. This workshop provides a step-by-step approach that goes through the process of creating a technical reference architecture. The process includes leveraging a capability map, defining the architecture, and selecting the relevant technology stack.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Technical Insights: Level Up AI by Applying Software Engineering Best Practices to MLOps

Joe Antelmi, Director Analyst, Gartner

A robust AI platform architecture is critical to the success of AI initiatives. AI workflows require deep familiarity with past iterations, and data, whereas software engineering practices are often focused on short term projects with little focus on the past. Come to this session to see where and how to apply software engineering best practices to AI.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

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

Georgia O'Callaghan, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Technical Insights: How to Securely Design and Operate Machine Learning and D&A pipelines

Wilco van Ginkel, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Machine Learning (ML) introduces new security risks, which target your D&A pipelines and put them at risk. Given the democratization, use, and impact of (AI) ML in organizations, it is key that these risks are addressed to ensure that the risk exposure to your D&A pipelines is decreased. In this session, you will learn what these security risks are, where they apply in the D&A pipelines, and how to address them.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

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

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: All Data Is Biased! Can We Make AI Models Unbiased?

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Many organizations have hit the news headlines due to biased AI models. The bias may be related to source data, modeling practices or may be a manifestation of its use. Data scientists struggle with solving the "bias" problem. At the same time, the problem gains urgency due to regulations requiring fairness in decision making. This session walks through the various techniques that are available to mitigate bias in AI models.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: How to Rationalize and Consolidate Analytics Tooling

Georgia O'Callaghan, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Five Steps to Create a Productive Analytics and AI COE

Joe Antelmi, Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM EDT

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

Lydia Ferguson, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:30 PM EDT

Roundtable: Where Next — Women in IT

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Where Next is an important theme at Gartner, focusing on the changing workforce (and customers). This interactive session will provide attendees with the chance to discuss the future of women in IT. Attendees will share challenges faced, and how they addressed them, sprinkled with insights from Gartner research, moderated by Gartner analysts Michelle Duerst and Melissa Hilbert.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM EDT

How D&A and AI Drive Better Sustainability for your Organization

Lydia Ferguson, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: What Are the Implications of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs for D&A Teams and Leaders?

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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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Workshop: Create a RACI Matrix of Skills for Your Data and Analytics Organization

Aura Popa, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders must effectively scope work and delegate responsibilities for efficiently running projects, teams or disciplines to unleash innovation. This practical workshop demonstrates Gartner's toolkit to create a responsible, accountable, consulted and informed (RACI) matrix that brings certainty to the assignment of people's responsibilities, roles and skills to your D&A activities.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

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

Anthony Mullen, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

The Enterprise Implications of ChatGPT and Generative AI

Arun Chandrasekaran, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

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

Whit Andrews, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Workshop: AI Strategy — From Plan to Execution

Whit Andrews, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Arun Chandrasekaran, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

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

Pieter den Hamer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Top Trends for Data and Analytics in 2023

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

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

Robert Thanaraj, Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT

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

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

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

Donna Medeiros, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:30 PM EDT

CDAO Circle: Roundtable: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Are We Getting It Right?

Candice Kenney, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

This roundtable allows CDAOs to explore DEI with their peers and ask, given its high priority at board level, how successful have CDAOS been in this area and the lessons learned that will guide us in the future.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM EDT

CDAO Circle: Roundtable: What Practical Steps Can We Take to Improve Our Data-Driven Culture?

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

CDAOs agree that a data driven organization is critical for business success, however organizational culture is a limiting factor in our ability to achieve this. At this roundtable, CDAOs will explore how we can better understand out existing data and analytics culture and what practical steps can be taken to make tangible improvements.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

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

Jorgen Heizenberg, VP Analyst, Gartner

Sarah Turkaly, Sr Principal, Advisory, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

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

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Nate Novosel, VP, Advisory, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

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

Leigh McMullen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Sarah James, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

CDAO Circle: Roundtable: How Can We Build Stronger Relationships With Other C-Level Leaders?

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

If CDAOs are to be successful in their organizations, they must engage effectively with their CxO level counterparts. This roundtable enables CDAOs to exchange ideas on what they have done that has worked, and what they can do differently to become better at building stronger relationships with other C-level leaders.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Leadership Exchange: How Can We Use Gartner’s CDAO Effectiveness Model to Become World-Class D&A Leaders?

Sarah Turkaly, Sr Principal, Advisory, Gartner

Nate Novosel, VP, Advisory, Gartner

This leadership exchange will introduce Gartner's new CDAO Effectiveness Model, and explore how it can be used to understand where CDAOs have well developed capabilities, and where there are threats and opportunities that must be addressed. As a leadership exchange, CDAOs can explore with their peers how this model can best be applied to deliver higher levels of performance.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM EDT

CDAO Circle: Roundtable: What’s Been Achieved and Where to Go Next for Women CDAOs?

Lydia Clougherty Jones, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This roundtable allows women CDAOs to share how they have addressed career-specific challenges on their route to CDAO, and explore how to navigate the road ahead.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

CDAO Circle: Roundtable: How Can We Measure Data Literacy and Its Business Value?

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data literacy has much currency in organizations, as senior executives understand its potential value in enabling the data-driven organization. This roundtable allows CDAOs to explore what their peers have done in understanding the tangible impact that data literacy has had, what has been done to measure it, and how this relates to increased business value.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM EDT

CDAO Circle: Roundtable: How Can CDAOs Better Manage Stress and Burnout?

Candice Kenney, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

The pace of change and the pressures that CDAOs increasingly face increases the chances of stress, severe fatigue and burnout. This roundtable is a rare opportunity for CDAOs to share with their peers the tactics and approaches that they have successfully used in the past to address such risks to their health and mental well-being.

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