Welcome to the CDO Circle! We have an exciting agenda for you and your peers. The opening address will include an exclusive CDO Circle keynote interview that delves into how one top data and analytics leader is succeeding at fostering digital business transformation and creating a data-driven enterprise.
The number of CDOs and top data and analytics leaders continue to grow globally and Gartner’s annual CDO survey shows that strategy and transformation are top of their mind. New, emerging and “in-flight” CDOs have the opportunity to explore essentials like data storytelling, how to sustain critical executive partnerships and ways to drive value creation. The session which delivered by Gartner research analysts in these respective areas, will also highlight key findings from Gartner’s Fourth Annual CDO Survey.
*** Executive table discussion to follow.
This facilitated session explores CDO community insights on the roles and implications of data and analytics in global enterprises — from the strategic value of data-enabled business models to practical issues such as how to measure the business value of data initiatives, how to source and manage data-related vendors, and how to secure enterprises’ data treasure troves. This case-study driven conversation is comprised of numerous industries' successes and missteps. This session is limited for 25 participants to encourage dynamic conversation and the ability to share with and hear from your peers facing similar challenges.
This session will provide the audience an opportunity to ask questions to a panel of the Gartner analysts who took part in the opening keynote. This town hall will cover the ideas posed by the keynote. Attendees can ask a panel of analysts direct questions, or learn from questions posed by peers.
This peer presentation will explore one enterprise’s journey, as narrated by a fellow data and analytics leader, driving real business impact. As they tell their story there will be ample time for questions and discussions to learn from each other’s experiences. This conversation-oriented session is limited to 25 participants to encourage dynamic conversation and the ability to share with and hear from your peers facing similar challenges.
Leading with fear or trading on titles is no longer effective. In their place, partnership, communication, inclusion, and connection have become game-changers. Ultimately, we are in the people business, which is, without question, the business of building relationships. How? Using specific, time-tested skills and solutions to Cultivate trust. Encourage collaboration. Deliver value. Inspire ideas and insights. And yes, fuel commitment amongst team members to do more, reach higher, and develop their own leadership skills.
An exclusive workshop session designed with practical ideas and guidance to help CDOs lead data-driven culture change as data literacy advocates and program leads. Session will include key techniques that CDOs can use to create the case for change, and facilitate their own pilot data literacy workshops. Topics include: What is data literacy, and how does it help foster a data-driven culture? What is Information as a Second Language (ISL) and how does it relate to my organization’s needs? How do I get started with driving a data literacy program, and how does it relate to other organizational change/design efforts?
Data and analytics are revolutionizing decision-making, enabling new revenue sources and changing the nature of work. The types of innovation are as diverse as the industries being transformed by them and operationalizing them is a critical skill. Internal and external data monetization, augmented analytics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, and other advances are driving new value propositions. Delivered by Gartner research analysts in these respective areas, this session will share real-world innovative ideas to inspire and guide your innovation efforts.
***Executive table discussion to follow.