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Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 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 capability 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 with application development, bringing insights into actions.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Gartner’s 7th CDO Survey (2022) — Proactive, Purposeful and Pervasive

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will present the research findings from Gartner's 7th CDO Survey (2022). The research objectives of the survey were to explore the business impact of the CDO role and/or the Office of the CDO, understand what CDOs can do to be successful and advise CDO clients on actionable top practices.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Bake-Off: Analytics and BI

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Modernize your analytics and BI capabilities by selecting the products that best meet your needs. See side-by-side, scripted demonstrations of four leading vendors. What are the key features to consider and how do they compare in action? How can you improve your own evaluation process and internal proofs of concept? What are the main strengths and weaknesses of these vendors?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Driving Analytics Success With DataOps Enriched Data Engineering Practices

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Analytics relies on successful data foundation; it must be backed with right data and processes. Data engineering is the discipline of translating data into usable forms. Specifically, this session covers:
1. Data Engineering, DataOps, Data Engineer: The Basics
2. Three Emerging Best Practices You Must Investigate
3. How To Formalize and Scale Data Engineering Practice

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Maximize Value by Extending to Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

This presentation provides practical advice on how to extend from traditional descriptive and diagnostic analytics to include predictive and prescriptive approaches. The session defines how to take the next steps to leverage the analytics solutions you might already have and provides examples of real case studies that demonstrate the approach.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Harnessing Real-Time Analytics for Continuous Intelligence

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

In this phase of uncertainty, D&A leaders need to stay ahead of the curve with continuous intelligence and move from a reactive to a proactive approach to data and analytics. Streaming analytics applications are sparking an emergence of newer business processes and operating paradigms for prescriptive and predictive analytics. Here we guide D&A leaders on selecting the right architecture pattern facilitating real-time decision making.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Show Floor Showdown: Analytics and Business Intelligence Vendors I

Soyeb Barot, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide attendees an opportunity to see analytics and BI tools being applied in a controlled, consistent setting via a demonstration of product capabilities. Vendors will demonstrate their platform capabilities. This session is educational to help prospective buyers and influencers understand the analytic process and the look, feel, use and application of each tool.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

How to Create Metrics that Matter

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

This presentation describes how data and analytic leaders can bolster their organization's performance measurement capabilities and shows how to communicate the business value that good metrics create. How can your organization move beyond descriptive metrics to become more diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive? How can we use AI, Data Science, and IoT to create more precise and accurate systems of measurement?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 05:00 PM - 05:45 PM EDT

Gartner Keynote: Gartner Global Scenarios — How Every D&A Leader Must Sense and Respond to Societal Change

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Society is polarizing, people live in filter bubbles, and business is suffering as a result. The social fracture can be witnessed all around us. It might come as a surprise to D&A leaders how incredibly relevant this is to D&A as well. In this keynote, we'll explore four provocative scenarios on how society could turn, and what D&A leaders must do to adapt to this situation, and succeed in the process.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Prepare to Use Privacy-Enhancing Computation and Other Top Privacy Trends

Lydia Clougherty Jones, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Privacy-enhancing computation (PEC) techniques are one of Gartner’s top strategic technology trends for 2022. Other global trends in privacy and data protection include the privacy UX, where people’s information is allowed to be, and what you can do with AI. What are leading organizations focused on, what are the best capabilities to develop, and how to plan your technology strategy to uncover value while making privacy a competitive differentiator?

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Show Floor Showdown: Analytics and Business Intelligence Vendors II

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide attendees an opportunity to see analytics and BI tools being applied in a controlled, consistent setting via a demonstration of product capabilities. Vendors will demonstrate their platform capabilities. This session is educational to help prospective buyers and influencers understand the analytic process and the look, feel, use and application of each tool.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Link Data to Outcomes

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This workshop introduces a new toolkit which can be used to diagnostically connect data, analytics, their governance, and their impact on business processes, decisions and their outcomes. Key issues include: How to link data to outcome with Gartner’s Business Value Pyramid. How to start demonstrating business value from data and analytics tomorrow?

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

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

Neil Chandler, Managing Vice President, Gartner

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Decision Intelligence, Decision Thinking and Decision Models

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Decision thinking improves the way BI, analytics and AI are used in business decision-making. This interactive session will discuss attendee questions on trends, industry standards and best practices.
How do data and analytics teams support different kinds of business decisions?
Which vendors are delivering innovative decision intelligence tools?
Are business rule engines obsolete?

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Scaling Analytics for Everyone Through Automation

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

D&A leaders are experiencing the decline of the dashboard as automated insights, data stories and natural language generation drive a majority to adopted augmented analytics as consumers. Learn the capabilities that enable organization to augment and automate their analytics workflow. Discover how to scale up to increase the reach, transmission speed and comprehension of data-driven decisions.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

What Data and Analytics Leaders Need to Do About Decision Thinking

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations are under pressure to make better business decisions, even as decisions become more complex. Data and analytics leaders must take the lead to apply decision models, ML, BI, optimization, business rules and other AI techniques for maximum benefit. Session includes:
• Trends in decision intelligence
• How to apply decision thinking
• The role of D&A in decision intelligence.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Digital Ethics: Where are You Now and What Will be Next?

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital ethics has become a mainstream topic at the top of the Hype Cycle. The main question has moved from “what should we do” to “how are we doing”. Learn through many real-world examples about how to self-assess your maturity in digital ethics. And if this is a new topic for you, learn what will be on your path. We'll also discuss what will be next in digital ethics, in terms of cloud, blockchain and augmented/virtual reality.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Develop an Enterprise Strategy for Natural Language Use Cases

Bern Elliot, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session provides an overview of Natural Language technologies available and how organizations need to develop a futuristic outlook and an enterprise-wide strategy when dealing with textual data
1. Gleaning insights from an ever-increasing corpus of semistructured and unstructured textual data
2. Demands for higher operational efficiencies
3. Leverage composite AI

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

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

Soyeb Barot, 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.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Use AI Maturity Model to Do the Right Things at the Right Time

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

How can organizations identify their own AI maturity level, find the next best actions and avoid common mistakes? Use Gartner AI maturity model 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 the AI maturity is beneficial not just for the AI teams but also to the business.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Complex Decisions Can Be Safer With Artificial Intelligence

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Fast decisions leveraging massive data in ecosystems in constant motion require increasingly complex techniques. Improving decision models and managing uncertainty leads to Composite AI for enhanced flexibility and resilience. But organizations need to anticipate and weigh the possible outcomes and risks generated by possible futures.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Operationalize AI and ML Projects — Key Considerations, Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Chirag Dekate, VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations often struggle with operationalizing ML and AI projects. In this session, we'll focus on the key considerations for operationalization, best practices from around the world and lessons learned from some case studies.

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Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

How to Find Winning AI Use Cases

Nate Novosel, VP, Advisory, Gartner

AI use case prioritization is still a daunting task involving multiple skills and storytelling craft. We show how the use-case prism helped in prioritizing over 200 AI use cases for over 24 different vertical and horizontal domains.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

AI Engineering — Moving the AI Needle to the Next Level

Soyeb Barot, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI must be applied effectively and widely to create significant value. It requires business engagement, best ML and AI practices alongside innovation, scaling and accelerating automation and operationalization practices. AI engineering helps bring in operational efficiency and economies of scale by ensuring reliability, reproducibility, and reusability toward building an augmented digital workspace.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: What are Explainable and Interpretable AI and why Your Business Needs These Tools

Van Baker, VP Analyst, Gartner

If a company is going to deploy AI and machine learning models that directly impact individuals, the models need to be both explainable and interpretable. Explainability addresses how the model works, while interpretability allows average individuals to understand the model output. These measures can be applied to any output from a specific model and will help engender trust in the use of AI and ML.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Workshop: Using Cloud to Accelerate Operationalization of Enterprise AI

Chirag Dekate, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs and Senior IT Leaders can strategically leverage cloud services to accelerate productizing Enterprise AI. Cloud providers have curated a broad portfolio of AI-specific capabilities including APIs, SaaS and IaaS. Gartner has devised a strategy framework to help navigate selection of the right mix of cloud strategies to accelerate your productization of Enterprise AI.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Techniques to Improve AI Models

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

AI and ML models are often a black box and extremely hard to analyze and improve. Bring your questions about AI and ML models and discuss recommendations and best practices to improve the model performance.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Selecting AI Service Providers (Consultants & SIs)

Frances Karamouzis, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations struggle to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) for various reasons. To address AI struggles and unknowns, organizations consistently explore different options for external AI experts and third parties. This session will provide users a decision framework to understand when to leverage AI service providers and how to select the right provider for their needs.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Driving Analytics Success With DataOps Enriched Data Engineering Practices

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Analytics relies on successful data foundation; it must be backed with right data and processes. Data engineering is the discipline of translating data into usable forms. Specifically, this session covers:
1. Data Engineering, DataOps, Data Engineer: The Basics
2. Three Emerging Best Practices You Must Investigate
3. How To Formalize and Scale Data Engineering Practice

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Roundtable: Strategies for Mitigating Risk in AI Decision Making

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI is increasingly affecting a wide range of risk types, including model, compliance, operational, legal, reputational and regulatory risks. Many of these risks are new and unfamiliar in industries without a history of widespread analytics use and established model management. Building capabilities in AI risk management from the ground up from the development phase has its advantages but also poses challenges. In this lively interactive roundtable, we discuss approaches to incorporate risk management by design rather than an afterthought.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Get Your Data AI-Ready ... But Don't Forget to Make Your AI Data-Ready Too!

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

Having the right data is a prerequisite for value from AI. But data and analytics leaders need to expand upon traditional data management approaches to address the very diverse, complex and constantly-evolving needs of contemporary AI use cases. Learn how to adapt data management to best serve evolving AI needs, and shape AI approaches to optimize value from available data and data management capabilities.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Adaptive Systems: The Next Stage of AI Solutions

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The warped perception around “self-learning” systems leads to a misconception that AI systems necessarily learn over time, automatically because they are "intelligent". Failed implementations generate much frustration as systems cannot fulfill unreasonable expectations. However, this capability is critical for the future. To build resilient business processes and flexible decision models, organizations need to integrate into their AI solution blueprints' capabilities leading to adaptive systems.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Unlocking NLP

Bern Elliot, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations collect huge volumes of semi and unstructured data in the form of documents, forms, emails, surveys and others. This session aims to address questions on
1. How to leverage NLT solutions to derive insights from such data captured both within the organizations and from data available from external sources?
2. How is the market evolving for NLT?
3. Vendor landscape in terms of the breadth of solutions available

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 05:00 PM - 05:45 PM EDT

Gartner Keynote: Gartner Global Scenarios — How Every D&A Leader Must Sense and Respond to Societal Change

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Society is polarizing, people live in filter bubbles, and business is suffering as a result. The social fracture can be witnessed all around us. It might come as a surprise to D&A leaders how incredibly relevant this is to D&A as well. In this keynote, we'll explore four provocative scenarios on how society could turn, and what D&A leaders must do to adapt to this situation, and succeed in the process.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Prepare to Use Privacy-Enhancing Computation and Other Top Privacy Trends

Lydia Clougherty Jones, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Privacy-enhancing computation (PEC) techniques are one of Gartner’s top strategic technology trends for 2022. Other global trends in privacy and data protection include the privacy UX, where people’s information is allowed to be, and what you can do with AI. What are leading organizations focused on, what are the best capabilities to develop, and how to plan your technology strategy to uncover value while making privacy a competitive differentiator?

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Seven Future AI Scenarios

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Artificial Intelligence is only just beginning. Given all the innovations taking place — from composite AI to neuromorphic hardware — and concerns about the responsible use of AI, how will AI continue to impact your organization and society? In this presentation we will discuss seven future AI scenarios, providing insights about what to focus on in the short term and what to realistically expect in the long term.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Struggling With Establishing Trust in AI? Reduce Model Bias and Incorporate Explainable AI

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The use of predictive models creates trust challenges for enterprises. Model bias and lack of transparency are primary challenges for the trust gap. This session will demystify the approaches to mitigate bias and making the models explainable leveraging organizational people, improved processes and platform enhancements.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Workshop: Delivering Productive Enterprise AI Scaling Platforms — Navigating Hype Around MLOps, ModelOps and AI Governance

Chirag Dekate, VP Analyst, Gartner

MLOps and ModelOps are heavily hyped technologies today. Data and Analytics leaders can deliver productive Enterprise AI Scaling Platforms by focusing on core capabilities and building infrastructure agnostic AI pipelines that enable deployment, governance and management of thousands of models in production.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

AI and the Future of Work

Graham Waller, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

AI is already transforming tasks and changing the makeup of roles. Certain roles are more impacted than others. We will explore the impact of AI on jobs. We will look at how this impact is both a brand risk and a competitive differentiator. Finally, we will explore practical steps to be taken as AI maturity increases across industries, so that your enterprise has the skills it needs in the future.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Responsible AI Means Responsible and Ethical Humans — Be One of Them

Van Baker, VP Analyst, Gartner

Ensure that AI wonders don’t end up with AI blunders. Responsible AI has emerged as an umbrella term for making the right business and ethical choices about AI value, risk, trust, transparency, fairness, bias mitigation, explainability, etc. Learn best practices to operationalize an organizational responsibility and practices that ensure positive and accountable AI development and exploitation.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Raise Your AI Game With Graph Analytics and Machine Learning

Rick Greenwald, 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, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Make AI Trustworthy, Secured and Managed Across the Enterprise

Van Baker, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI poses new trust, risk and security management requirements that conventional controls do not address. In this session, we highlight key considerations that data and analytics leaders must have to ensure model reliability, trustworthiness and security.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Advance Your AI for Strategic Impact

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

Adoption of AI has exceeded 25% in major enterprises. Even so, many organizations seek to employ it more widely in multiple business units as an aspect of commonplace enterprise life. Bring your questions to this interactive session and explore the key habits you can develop in your organization that will deliver more success.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Chatbots, Conversational Platforms, Virtual Assistants — What Is Working, What Is Not

Bern Elliot, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Many companies are developing plans to deploy conversational assistants, with varying levels of success. Some experience problems with quality of the intent recognition. Others find significant success with their use cases. This round table will allow participants to exchange experiences, practices and tips.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Decision Intelligence, Decision Thinking and Decision Models

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Decision thinking improves the way BI, analytics and AI are used in business decision-making. This interactive session will discuss attendee questions on trends, industry standards and best practices.
How do data and analytics teams support different kinds of business decisions?
Which vendors are delivering innovative decision intelligence tools?
Are business rule engines obsolete?

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM 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. How can organizations use these tools to improve customer intimacy?
- What should you be doing already?
- What should you do next?
- What should you be planning for?

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Embed Data Privacy Within Data Science Solutions Using Synthetic Data and Other Techniques

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations are often concerned with sharing of sensitive data internally (and definitely externally). The existing data privacy techniques, however, are counter-productive to the data science effort. Emerging techniques such as synthetic data, differential privacy and federated learning provide a best-of-both-worlds approach. This session provides in-depth insights into these techniques.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Synthetic Data: Why, When and How to Use It

Radu Miclaus, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will describe the synthetic data space, particularly the rapidly evolving uses of synthetic data for AI, the options available, when and when not to use it, and best practices based on a broad set of organization interviews.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Complex Decisions Can Be Safer With Artificial Intelligence

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Fast decisions leveraging massive data in ecosystems in constant motion require increasingly complex techniques. Improving decision models and managing uncertainty leads to Composite AI for enhanced flexibility and resilience. But organizations need to anticipate and weigh the possible outcomes and risks generated by possible futures.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Bake-Off: Analytics and BI

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Modernize your analytics and BI capabilities by selecting the products that best meet your needs. See side-by-side, scripted demonstrations of four leading vendors. What are the key features to consider and how do they compare in action? How can you improve your own evaluation process and internal proofs of concept? What are the main strengths and weaknesses of these vendors?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

The Future of Data and Analytics — Reengineering the Decision, 2025

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Decision making is a core capability for every organization, and it is becoming more complex. Decisions are becoming more connected, more contextual and more continuous. D&A leaders must prepare to reengineer decision making, and ultimately make business decision making a competitive differentiator.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Relating Data Fabric Fundamentals to the Business Drivers

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data fabrics are generally discussed regarding the technical benefits, efficiency, even elegance at times. We cover those design fundamentals, but we also answer the question--what does the business get out of it? We explain how data fabric implementations evolve slowly and how to align it with measured business benefits that can signal to continue or slow down.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

AI and the Future of Work

Graham Waller, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

AI is already transforming tasks and changing the makeup of roles. Certain roles are more impacted than others. We will explore the impact of AI on jobs. We will look at how this impact is both a brand risk and a competitive differentiator. Finally, we will explore practical steps to be taken as AI maturity increases across industries, so that your enterprise has the skills it needs in the future.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Weave Your Data Fabric

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data fabric is not a product or single technology. It’s a data management architecture that requires multiple products to implement. This workshop offers an interactive peer opportunity to: frame the essential data fabric concepts, outline an approach for your data fabric architecture, identify the markets for potential contributing products.

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Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Frame the Metadata-Driven Opportunity in Your Organization

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Metadata fuels data-driven organizations by providing visibility and context around data and its characteristics, such as location and use. To become more data-driven, data and analytics leaders must engage with the business to build on the metadata opportunity. Have an effective Q&A session on this relevant topic.

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Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

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

Joe Maguire, 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, 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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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

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

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

In this analyst/user discussion, we'll be talking all things Data Fabric. Data and analytics leaders should bring their questions and topics for exploration including how to get started, what are the best practices, and more. *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, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Answers to Most Important Data Quality Questions

Jason Medd, Director Analyst, Gartner

Poor data quality undermines the business success of all data driven initiatives across all sizes of enterprises. Data and analytics leaders must strengthen their practices by measuring data quality, increasing data literacy and adopting modern data quality solutions. The session aims to provide answers to some of the most asked and most relevant data quality pain points.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Get Your Data AI-Ready ... But Don't Forget to Make Your AI Data-Ready Too!

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

Having the right data is a prerequisite for value from AI. But data and analytics leaders need to expand upon traditional data management approaches to address the very diverse, complex and constantly-evolving needs of contemporary AI use cases. Learn how to adapt data management to best serve evolving AI needs, and shape AI approaches to optimize value from available data and data management capabilities.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

How to Design a Data Fabric for Augmented Data Management and Integration

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

The data fabric is an emerging data management design to enable flexible and automated data access, integration and sharing. However, most organizations struggle with foundational questions regarding the data fabric:
1. What is the definition of a data fabric and how does it differ from the data mesh?
2. What are the key steps in designing a data fabric?
3. Can we buy the data fabric as a platform or should we build it?
This session will aim at answering for D&A leaders.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:45 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Apply Top Techniques to Maximize Your Return on Data Management Technology Investments

Nina Showell, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Learn how to identify and apply the time- and inquiry-tested top techniques to optimize your data management technology investments (analyzed from over 500 data management technology proposal reviews at Gartner)

D&A leaders can maximize the value of their investments by proactively pursuing a strategy focused on latest licensing, deployment models, contract negotiation and augmented data management trends.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Relating Data Fabric Fundamentals to the Business Drivers

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data fabrics are generally discussed regarding the technical benefits, efficiency, even elegance at times. We cover those design fundamentals, but we also answer the question--what does the business get out of it? We explain how data fabric implementations evolve slowly and how to align it with measured business benefits that can signal to continue or slow down.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

How New Technologies Like AI and Graph Are Transforming MDM

MDM is a business imperative, and a global pandemic, ongoing digital transformations, and supply chain disruptions are fueling this trend. Companies that embrace AI, Graph and other new technologies in MDM programs are out-accelerating their competitors and gaining market advantages. This session explores how data and analytics leaders can evolve their MDM programs to meet changing business needs.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Choosing the Right Data Integration Tool for Your Data and Analytics Projects

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

There are literally hundreds of choices for a data integration tool — ETL/ELT, streaming integration, data virtualization, API integration, change data capture for data replication, message-oriented middleware — among several other. The confusion in the market grows daily about how to evaluate and select the right data integration tool, what is available, should companies use open source and how to decide between the various choices. We will answer your questions on these topics and best practices for making a data integration selection decision.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Data Warehouse Automation — Applying Agile DevOps and DataOps Principles to Your Deployments

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

DevOps and DataOps are about improving efficiencies and gaining effectiveness in the overall development process that involves creating building blocks of a data warehousing system. It encompasses all the core processes, including planning, analysis, design, development, orchestrating, testing, deployment, management, operations, change management and documentation, required for data warehouse life cycle management. It leverages technology to automate the entire data management process, including data lakes, data warehouses, data vaults and data marts.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Getting the Best Out of Data Management Contract Negotiations

Melanie Alexander, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Steer the discussion between peers from various verticals, roles and several different backgrounds on what's their best contract related advice when it comes to planning or buying or upgrading your data management technology.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Utilize Self-Service Data Preparation to Ease Rising Data Engineering Challenges

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data preparation has matured rapidly from being focused on self-service analytics to now becoming an integral component and a critical capability in all enterprise data and analytics tools. Key topics:
-What is augmented data preparation and how has it evolved?
-What is the current state of the market and how will it evolve?
-How can you leverage data preparation capabilities ensuring governance and control?

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Maximize Business Outcome By Adopting Modern Data Catalog with AI-enabled Metadata Capabilities

Melody Chien, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Demand for data catalogs is soaring as organizations continue to struggle with finding, inventorying and analyzing vastly distributed and diverse data assets. D&A leaders must investigate and adopt modern data catalogs with AI-enabled metadata as part of their overall data management solutions strategy. This session addresses how to leverage modern data catalogs as a first step in enabling new data management for maximum business outcome.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Data-Driven Foundations: Getting Started with Data Literacy and Data-Driven Business Transformation

The increasingly pervasive nature of data makes it crucial for all employees to learn to “speak data.” This foundational session will provide data and analytics leaders with the basis to start a data literacy program as a key enabler of data-driven business. How to champion data literacy awareness and craft a clear case for change? How to conduct data literacy pilots test the value proposition? How to partner with other executive stakeholders to align the data literacy program and collectively create a data-driven culture?

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Use AI Maturity Model to Do the Right Things at the Right Time

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

How can organizations identify their own AI maturity level, find the next best actions and avoid common mistakes? Use Gartner AI maturity model 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 the AI maturity is beneficial not just for the AI teams but also to the business.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Develop Your MLOps Playbook to Accelerate Machine Learning Deployment

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

It is possible to manage 10 ML models manually. It may be possible to manage 100 models through scripts and alerts. But, managing 1000+ models requires an entirely different approach. The MLOps playbook provides a cohesive approach to bring together the three key elements toward a successful implementation.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Gartner’s 7th CDO Survey (2022) — Proactive, Purposeful and Pervasive

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will present the research findings from Gartner's 7th CDO Survey (2022). The research objectives of the survey were to explore the business impact of the CDO role and/or the Office of the CDO, understand what CDOs can do to be successful and advise CDO clients on actionable top practices.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Roundtable: How to Measure the Value of Data Literacy

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data literacy is a new business competency and a requirement for digital dexterity. This roundtable provides the opportunity to explore strategies and tactics with your peers, share ideas of how you can step up and use data literacy metrics as the basis for communicating the value of fostering a data-literate workforce.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Proven Solutions to Talent Recruitment and Retention Challenges: A Review of Best Practice Case Studies

Sarah Turkaly, Principal, Advisory, Gartner

D&A leaders are experiencing challenges in recruiting and retaining talent for years. In current environment of ambiguity and the demand for flexibility, it is imperative to take a new approach to supporting teams. This session will review best practice case studies from organizations to help you prepare for the future of work.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Acquiring, Upskilling and Retaining Top Talent for Your Data and Analytics Journey

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

Many data and analytics leaders pursue platform investments or key projects without fully considering the talent ramifications that are needed to deliver those efforts. This roundtable session seeks to discuss key considerations and strategies to appropriately consider a talent-centered data and analytics strategy.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM EDT

Built for Speed — How to Bootstrap an MDM Initiative

Successful MDM requires a best practices approach across people, processes and technology. Due to constraints beyond their control, Data and Analytics leaders are often forced to forego conventional best practices to solve MDM challenges as quickly and cheaply as possible. This presentation shows how data and analytics leaders can take an ultra-lean approach to provide value through MDM insights.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: Unlock Digital Business Value With Data Literacy and Data-Driven Culture

Successful digital businesses require a data-literate workforce and data-driven culture. This roundtable will allow CDOs and other data and analytics leaders to exchange ideas and practices with their peers and colleagues. Discover and share how to act as a change agent who promotes the transformational impacts of data-driven culture and data literacy as enablers of measurable business outcomes.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Answers to Most Important Data Quality Questions

Jason Medd, Director Analyst, Gartner

Poor data quality undermines the business success of all data driven initiatives across all sizes of enterprises. Data and analytics leaders must strengthen their practices by measuring data quality, increasing data literacy and adopting modern data quality solutions. The session aims to provide answers to some of the most asked and most relevant data quality pain points.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: What Is DataOps, What Value Does It Create, and Do You Need to Adopt It?

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders are seeking ways to more effectively, rapidly and reliably deliver data pipelines in support of business requirements. The traditional ways of working can't provide the levels of flexibility and collaboration required today. DataOps approaches hold the promise of addressing these challenges. This interactive Q&A session will help provide a basic understanding of the concepts and value of DataOps.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

The Future of Data and Analytics — Reengineering the Decision, 2025

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Decision making is a core capability for every organization, and it is becoming more complex. Decisions are becoming more connected, more contextual and more continuous. D&A leaders must prepare to reengineer decision making, and ultimately make business decision making a competitive differentiator.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

How to Create Metrics that Matter

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

This presentation describes how data and analytic leaders can bolster their organization's performance measurement capabilities and shows how to communicate the business value that good metrics create. How can your organization move beyond descriptive metrics to become more diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive? How can we use AI, Data Science, and IoT to create more precise and accurate systems of measurement?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:45 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 jobs, and identify the benchmark. The workshop will also discuss possible solutions for the data quality problems.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Drive the Business Value of Data and Analytics

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alignment of data and analytics with measurable business outcomes should be straightforward. Yet, few organizations are actually deriving the value they anticipate from their investments in data and analytics. We know that “showing measurable value is hard,” but we also know that it can be done. This session will allow you to engage with a Gartner expert who will guide you through practical, actionable steps to driving the business value of data and analytics.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Link Data to Outcomes

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This workshop introduces a new toolkit which can be used to diagnostically connect data, analytics, their governance, and their impact on business processes, decisions and their outcomes. Key issues include: How to link data to outcome with Gartner’s Business Value Pyramid. How to start demonstrating business value from data and analytics tomorrow?

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

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

Neil Chandler, Managing Vice President, Gartner

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: What You Can Do Today to Foster a Data-Driven Culture

Rick Greenwald, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

If you are attending this session, you are likely already an evangelist for a data-driven culture, potentially frustrated with the pace of change within your organization. Whether a formal program exists or not, there are practical things we "the collective" can do to influence culture. This session provides a forum to explore and discuss practical measures for today and tomorrow.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Decisions: Can Data and Analytics Make Them Better?

Gareth Herschel, 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.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

The Foundation of Organization and Roles: From Control to Collaborate

Lydia Clougherty Jones, Sr Director 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, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Leading a Data-Driven Transformation Program

Mike Rollings, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Introducing Gartner's data-driven attribute model that guides the creation of your data-driven transformation program. Why is it critical to formalize your transformation program? What are the seven core attributes and twenty-two subattributes of a data-driven enterprise? How can you take initial steps to establish a transformation program?

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

How to Find Winning AI Use Cases

Nate Novosel, VP, Advisory, Gartner

AI use case prioritization is still a daunting task involving multiple skills and storytelling craft. We show how the use-case prism helped in prioritizing over 200 AI use cases for over 24 different vertical and horizontal domains.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

The Foundation of a Modern Data and Analytics Strategy

Mike Rollings, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

“What should my data and analytics strategy look like” is one of the most common inquiries Gartner’s D&A research community gets. This is because the role of D&A is changing. From being a discipline of itself, to becoming a set of capabilities in support of the wider digital strategy or transformation. Best practices will be shared in the session.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: Unlock Digital Business Value With Data Literacy and Data-Driven Culture

Successful digital businesses require a data-literate workforce and data-driven culture. This roundtable will allow CDOs and other data and analytics leaders to exchange ideas and practices with their peers and colleagues. Discover and share how to act as a change agent who promotes the transformational impacts of data-driven culture and data literacy as enablers of measurable business outcomes.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: Monetize Your Data Assets with Data-Driven Innovation

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data monetization refers to the process of using data to obtain quantifiable economic benefit. This roundtable will allow you to explore and share data monetization strategies with your industry peers, learn the systemic practices that enable discovery and implemention of new monetization opportunities and ways to introduce data-driven innovation to your organization.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

The Future of Data and Analytics — Reengineering the Decision, 2025

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Decision making is a core capability for every organization, and it is becoming more complex. Decisions are becoming more connected, more contextual and more continuous. D&A leaders must prepare to reengineer decision making, and ultimately make business decision making a competitive differentiator.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

How to Drive the Business Value of Data and Analytics

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alignment of data and analytics with measurable business outcomes should be straightforward, right? Yet articulating, tracking and capturing business value remains a challenge. We know that “showing measurable value is hard.” But we also know that it can be done. This session will show how to build value stories, how to rank and prioritize initiatives and how to quantify value.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 05:00 PM - 05:45 PM EDT

Gartner Keynote: Gartner Global Scenarios — How Every D&A Leader Must Sense and Respond to Societal Change

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Society is polarizing, people live in filter bubbles, and business is suffering as a result. The social fracture can be witnessed all around us. It might come as a surprise to D&A leaders how incredibly relevant this is to D&A as well. In this keynote, we'll explore four provocative scenarios on how society could turn, and what D&A leaders must do to adapt to this situation, and succeed in the process.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Drive the Business Value of Data and Analytics

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alignment of data and analytics with measurable business outcomes should be straightforward. Yet, few organizations are actually deriving the value they anticipate from their investments in data and analytics. We know that “showing measurable value is hard,” but we also know that it can be done. This session will allow you to engage with a Gartner expert who will guide you through practical, actionable steps to driving the business value of data and analytics.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

FinOps Will Transform Your Financial Governance Approach to Cloud Data and Analytics

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders using cloud-based data management 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 financial governance measures are foundational and serve as the basis for new approaches.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Getting the Best Out of Data Management Contract Negotiations

Melanie Alexander, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Steer the discussion between peers from various verticals, roles and several different backgrounds on what's their best contract related advice when it comes to planning or buying or upgrading your data management technology.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How Can You Reduce the Environmental Impact of Your Data?

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

There is a significant focus in the IT industry on the environmental footprint of data centers and cloud services, but not so much on the data itself. Data and analytics leaders need to start worrying about their impact on climate change and how their initiatives can become more sustainable. What principles and approaches can you use to reduce the environmental impact of your data?

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 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.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

The Foundation of an Effective Data and Analytics Operating Model

To be effective at implementing a modern D&A strategy, D&A leaders need to deploy an operating model to help drive effectiveness and efficiency through all their programs, projects and products. This session shares the best practices to create an effective D&A operating model, how to translate vision and strategy to practical objectives, and what capabilities you need to account for in your delivery model.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Deploying Data and Analytics Architecture in AWS, Azure and GCP Cloud Platforms

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Cloud platforms provide unique challenges and opportunities to design and architect an optimal Data and Analytics architecture resolving through complex data management and analytics use cases such as logical data warehouse, serverless and streaming technologies, analytics and data science tools. This session provides detailed insights into the various components of AWS, Azure and GCP to create reference architectures for deploying an integrated and cohesive data and analytics ecosystem that includes native, hybrid and multicloud use-case scenarios.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

The Foundation of Data and Analytics is Cloud!

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

The new data and analytics platform is the cloud. In this session, we will explore the state of the data and analytics platform (data management, BI/analytics/data science, data and analytics governance), the transition to cloud and its implications, and what it means to operate successfully in the cloud, or more likely, in multiple clouds.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Data Management in Multicloud and Intercloud

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Nina Showell, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Join this Ask the Expert session to learn more about data management in multicloud and intercloud.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM EDT

Technical Insights: Database Migration to the Cloud or Elsewhere — The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Database migration remains a nontrivial thing to do. However, sometimes they are necessary in order to refresh your IT estate and gain additional benefits. The move to the cloud has triggered a wave of database migrations. Migration products are liable to overrun or fail and it is essential to take a best practice approach to ensure success. This session tells you how.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

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

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

We'll be talking 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/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry)

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Database Management Systems - Accelerate to the Cloud

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The database management market is undergoing a rapid transition. Cloud and dbPaaS have become the platform of choice and pricing models are under pressure from both the 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?

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

FinOps Will Transform Your Financial Governance Approach to Cloud Data and Analytics

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders using cloud-based data management 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 financial governance measures are foundational and serve as the basis for new approaches.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Data Warehouse Automation — Applying Agile DevOps and DataOps Principles to Your Deployments

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

DevOps and DataOps are about improving efficiencies and gaining effectiveness in the overall development process that involves creating building blocks of a data warehousing system. It encompasses all the core processes, including planning, analysis, design, development, orchestrating, testing, deployment, management, operations, change management and documentation, required for data warehouse life cycle management. It leverages technology to automate the entire data management process, including data lakes, data warehouses, data vaults and data marts.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

A Composable and Modular Approach as Told by Real World Cases

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

This presentation shares case studies of those that have built and are leveraging a composable architecture. The cases provide evidence of where composable, modular approaches are being applied, gaining traction and adding value. This presentation answers the questions "why?" and "so what?" with regard to composable data and analytics and gives advice for how to get started.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

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

Melanie Alexander, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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, contract terms that must be negotiated to minimize cost, risks and to prevent loss of critical IP.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Use 3 Powerful Financial Models to Optimize Your Infrastructure and Cloud Negotiations

Jo Ann Rosenberger, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

IT leaders will see how to use three financial models for leverage and bargaining power as this session walks through three technology and cloud negotiation scenarios. Attendees will receive ready-to-use templates and checklists which will be illustrated and explained during the workshop as tools to enhance your infrastructure and cloud negotiation playbook using the financial models TCA/TCO, NPV, and Cash Flow vs. P&L Impact for negotiation leverage and bargaining power.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

How to Find Winning AI Use Cases

Nate Novosel, VP, Advisory, Gartner

AI use case prioritization is still a daunting task involving multiple skills and storytelling craft. We show how the use-case prism helped in prioritizing over 200 AI use cases for over 24 different vertical and horizontal domains.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

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

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

We'll be talking 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/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry)

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:45 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Apply Top Techniques to Maximize Your Return on Data Management Technology Investments

Nina Showell, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Learn how to identify and apply the time- and inquiry-tested top techniques to optimize your data management technology investments (analyzed from over 500 data management technology proposal reviews at Gartner)

D&A leaders can maximize the value of their investments by proactively pursuing a strategy focused on latest licensing, deployment models, contract negotiation and augmented data management trends.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

FinOps Will Transform Your Financial Governance Approach to Cloud Data and Analytics

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders using cloud-based data management 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 financial governance measures are foundational and serve as the basis for new approaches.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Getting the Best Out of Data Management Contract Negotiations

Melanie Alexander, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Steer the discussion between peers from various verticals, roles and several different backgrounds on what's their best contract related advice when it comes to planning or buying or upgrading your data management technology.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Put Data Hub Strategy at the Heart of Your Data Fabric to Align Outcomes, Sharing and Governance

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The stars are aligning! Chart your trusted data course by embedding a real data hub strategy that adds modern MDM and D&A governance to your data fabric. Data hubs bridge your highest-priority business outcomes to the governance and sharing policies your organization needs. Your data fabric should be more than a technical marvel — make it a must-have business capability via a solid data hub strategy.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Digital Ethics: Where are You Now and What Will be Next?

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital ethics has become a mainstream topic at the top of the Hype Cycle. The main question has moved from “what should we do” to “how are we doing”. Learn through many real-world examples about how to self-assess your maturity in digital ethics. And if this is a new topic for you, learn what will be on your path. We'll also discuss what will be next in digital ethics, in terms of cloud, blockchain and augmented/virtual reality.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Metadata is the Key to Self-Learning, Augmented Data Governance

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data governance must evolve from a concept of restriction, monitoring and resolution into a self-learning model that detects benefits and identifies risks. By balancing the design expectations of how systems should work with the actual experiences, a metadata analysis component educates and enables governance.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: Getting Started with Data for Good

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

This roundtable is intended to share ideas and experience for launching and prioritizing "data for good" initiatives. Share ideas for getting started and lessons learned. What are the best first steps and missteps to avoid? What does a successful "data for good" initiative look like?

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Connected Governance Needs a Data and Analytics Governance Platform

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

Connected governance can help organizations address difficult cross-enterprise, interenterprise, and multigeographic governance challenges. However, it requires a data and analytics governance platform to operationalize it. This session explains what connected governance is and how data and analytics governance platform capabilities can enable it.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

The Foundation of Data and Analytics is Cloud!

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

The new data and analytics platform is the cloud. In this session, we will explore the state of the data and analytics platform (data management, BI/analytics/data science, data and analytics governance), the transition to cloud and its implications, and what it means to operate successfully in the cloud, or more likely, in multiple clouds.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Frame the Metadata-Driven Opportunity in Your Organization

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Metadata fuels data-driven organizations by providing visibility and context around data and its characteristics, such as location and use. To become more data-driven, data and analytics leaders must engage with the business to build on the metadata opportunity. Have an effective Q&A session on this relevant topic.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Operationalize AI and ML Projects — Key Considerations, Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Chirag Dekate, VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations often struggle with operationalizing ML and AI projects. In this session, we'll focus on the key considerations for operationalization, best practices from around the world and lessons learned from some case studies.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM EDT

Built for Speed — How to Bootstrap an MDM Initiative

Successful MDM requires a best practices approach across people, processes and technology. Due to constraints beyond their control, Data and Analytics leaders are often forced to forego conventional best practices to solve MDM challenges as quickly and cheaply as possible. This presentation shows how data and analytics leaders can take an ultra-lean approach to provide value through MDM insights.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Answers to Most Important Data Quality Questions

Jason Medd, Director Analyst, Gartner

Poor data quality undermines the business success of all data driven initiatives across all sizes of enterprises. Data and analytics leaders must strengthen their practices by measuring data quality, increasing data literacy and adopting modern data quality solutions. The session aims to provide answers to some of the most asked and most relevant data quality pain points.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

How Sovereign Data Strategies Will Impact You and Your Organization

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

China has a data strategy. The EU has a data strategy. There is a Federal Data Strategy. Even the UK has a Data Strategy. What does this mean for you? What are the issues to avoid and opportunities to exploit? This exploratory session will highlight the good, the bad, and the vagaries of these evolving sovereign data strategies.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM 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 towards 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.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Get Your Data AI-Ready ... But Don't Forget to Make Your AI Data-Ready Too!

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

Having the right data is a prerequisite for value from AI. But data and analytics leaders need to expand upon traditional data management approaches to address the very diverse, complex and constantly-evolving needs of contemporary AI use cases. Learn how to adapt data management to best serve evolving AI needs, and shape AI approaches to optimize value from available data and data management capabilities.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Adaptive Systems: The Next Stage of AI Solutions

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The warped perception around “self-learning” systems leads to a misconception that AI systems necessarily learn over time, automatically because they are "intelligent". Failed implementations generate much frustration as systems cannot fulfill unreasonable expectations. However, this capability is critical for the future. To build resilient business processes and flexible decision models, organizations need to integrate into their AI solution blueprints' capabilities leading to adaptive systems.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Choosing the Right DBMS for Your Project

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

There are literally hundreds of choices for a DBMS — Relational, nonrelational, open source, multimodel, dbPaaS. The confusion in the market grows daily about how to choose a DBMS, what is available, should I use open source and how to decide between relational and nonrelational. We will answer your questions on these topics and best practices for making a DBMS decision.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Where and How MDM Adds Value to the Business

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Master data management programs must be tied to key business drivers to gain end-users’ commitment. This session uses case studies to illustrate where and how MDM can deliver clear business value. What are the scenarios where MDM adds value to the business? How can the capabilities that MDM provides be tied to business value? How can the use cases be categorized to best communicate value?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

XOps: Apply DevOps Practices to Transform Data, Analytics and AI Delivery

Soyeb Barot, VP Analyst, Gartner

The need to produce insights, services, products and systems from data and analytics teams has never been stronger yet sticking to traditional development practices creates delivery bottlenecks, which are hard to overcome. This session will go through some of the fundamental principles that DevOps created in order to create streamlined delivery processes and show how to apply them to data and analytics teams.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Building a Comprehensive Governance Framework for Data and Analytics

Jason Medd, Director Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics governance has become more challenging as data straddles across edge, on-premises, and multiple cloud environments. New regulations are driving demand for effective data governance. This presentation will guide data and analytics technical professionals in building effective data governance frameworks.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Five Actions to Improve Your Data and Analytics Risk Culture

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Struggling With Establishing Trust in AI? Reduce Model Bias and Incorporate Explainable AI

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The use of predictive models creates trust challenges for enterprises. Model bias and lack of transparency are primary challenges for the trust gap. This session will demystify the approaches to mitigate bias and making the models explainable leveraging organizational people, improved processes and platform enhancements.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

FinOps Will Transform Your Financial Governance Approach to Cloud Data and Analytics

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders using cloud-based data management 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 financial governance measures are foundational and serve as the basis for new approaches.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

The Journey to Data and Analytics Governance Platforms

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Digital transformation efforts face the challenge of overcoming disconnected silos of data and analytics across an enterprise. Without modern practices for data and analytics governance, decision-making is more complex, time-consuming and expensive. Join this session to learn more about how emerging technology platforms will drive new effective practices.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How Can You Reduce the Environmental Impact of Your Data?

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

There is a significant focus in the IT industry on the environmental footprint of data centers and cloud services, but not so much on the data itself. Data and analytics leaders need to start worrying about their impact on climate change and how their initiatives can become more sustainable. What principles and approaches can you use to reduce the environmental impact of your data?

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Make AI Trustworthy, Secured and Managed Across the Enterprise

Van Baker, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI poses new trust, risk and security management requirements that conventional controls do not address. In this session, we highlight key considerations that data and analytics leaders must have to ensure model reliability, trustworthiness and security.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Effective Data and Analytics Governance: From Fundamentals to Adaptive Governance

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders often struggle with the basics and finding the right starting points for governance-focused activities. This interactive Q&A session will highlight key things to know and to do regarding scoping, roles and organizational approaches, metrics, policies, and the role of tools — the foundational pillars for a healthy data and analytics governance program.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

What Data and Analytics Leaders Need to Do About Decision Thinking

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations are under pressure to make better business decisions, even as decisions become more complex. Data and analytics leaders must take the lead to apply decision models, ML, BI, optimization, business rules and other AI techniques for maximum benefit. Session includes:
• Trends in decision intelligence
• How to apply decision thinking
• The role of D&A in decision intelligence.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Metadata is the Key to Self-Learning, Augmented Data Governance

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data governance must evolve from a concept of restriction, monitoring and resolution into a self-learning model that detects benefits and identifies risks. By balancing the design expectations of how systems should work with the actual experiences, a metadata analysis component educates and enables governance.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Select the Right Design and Technologies to Derisk AI

Van Baker, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI is increasingly affecting a wide range of risk types, including model, compliance, operational, legal, reputational and regulatory risks. Reports of AI models gone awry due to the disruptions like the COVID-19 crisis have only served as a reminder that using AI can create significant risks. Many of the risks introduced by AI are new and unfamiliar in industries without a history of widespread analytics use and established model management. In this introductory-level workshop, attendees will collaborate to understand design and technology choices to rerisk AI, and leave the session with practical guidance on how to help their organizations succeed with AI.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Weave Your Data Fabric

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data fabric is not a product or single technology. It’s a data management architecture that requires multiple products to implement. This workshop offers an interactive peer opportunity to: frame the essential data fabric concepts, outline an approach for your data fabric architecture, identify the markets for potential contributing products.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

The Foundation of Data and Analytics is Cloud!

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

The new data and analytics platform is the cloud. In this session, we will explore the state of the data and analytics platform (data management, BI/analytics/data science, data and analytics governance), the transition to cloud and its implications, and what it means to operate successfully in the cloud, or more likely, in multiple clouds.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

How to Leverage Customer Data Management Technologies for Better Customer Experiences

Melissa Davis, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Complex Decisions Can Be Safer With Artificial Intelligence

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Fast decisions leveraging massive data in ecosystems in constant motion require increasingly complex techniques. Improving decision models and managing uncertainty leads to Composite AI for enhanced flexibility and resilience. But organizations need to anticipate and weigh the possible outcomes and risks generated by possible futures.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 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 capability 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 with application development, bringing insights into actions.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Show Floor Showdown — Data Management

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data management has become a visible concept that has everyone's interest in the digital business era. We invite three providers to come to the stage and show live how they can set up data for discovery, data preparation and maybe even a little active metadata and machine-learning to make data management less onerous and more augmented.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Frame the Metadata-Driven Opportunity in Your Organization

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Metadata fuels data-driven organizations by providing visibility and context around data and its characteristics, such as location and use. To become more data-driven, data and analytics leaders must engage with the business to build on the metadata opportunity. Have an effective Q&A session on this relevant topic.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Data Management in Multicloud and Intercloud

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Nina Showell, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Join this Ask the Expert session to learn more about data management in multicloud and intercloud.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

What to Do with Your D&A Platforms? Leverage Data and Analytics Ecosystems for Adaptability, Speed and Lower Cost

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics platforms are emerging everywhere from data management to data science and now D&A governance. But greater forces, namely cloud, will force those platforms to converge further into seamlessly integrated data and application workflows. In this session, you will learn how the world of D&A collides with this market dynamic and how the result will help you scale digital business and drive business impact.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM EDT

Built for Speed — How to Bootstrap an MDM Initiative

Successful MDM requires a best practices approach across people, processes and technology. Due to constraints beyond their control, Data and Analytics leaders are often forced to forego conventional best practices to solve MDM challenges as quickly and cheaply as possible. This presentation shows how data and analytics leaders can take an ultra-lean approach to provide value through MDM insights.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

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

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

In this analyst/user discussion, we'll be talking all things Data Fabric. Data and analytics leaders should bring their questions and topics for exploration including how to get started, what are the best practices, and more. *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.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Answers to Most Important Data Quality Questions

Jason Medd, Director Analyst, Gartner

Poor data quality undermines the business success of all data driven initiatives across all sizes of enterprises. Data and analytics leaders must strengthen their practices by measuring data quality, increasing data literacy and adopting modern data quality solutions. The session aims to provide answers to some of the most asked and most relevant data quality pain points.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Bake-Off: Analytics and BI

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Modernize your analytics and BI capabilities by selecting the products that best meet your needs. See side-by-side, scripted demonstrations of four leading vendors. What are the key features to consider and how do they compare in action? How can you improve your own evaluation process and internal proofs of concept? What are the main strengths and weaknesses of these vendors?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Avoid Data Lake Failures by Addressing Modern Lake Requirements

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, multi-use data lake, so organizations can avoid failures.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 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 both the organization’s analytics and AI strategies? What are the early steps D&A leaders should take to invest in data science and ML? What do successful data science and ML initiatives look like?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Harnessing Real-Time Analytics for Continuous Intelligence

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

In this phase of uncertainty, D&A leaders need to stay ahead of the curve with continuous intelligence and move from a reactive to a proactive approach to data and analytics. Streaming analytics applications are sparking an emergence of newer business processes and operating paradigms for prescriptive and predictive analytics. Here we guide D&A leaders on selecting the right architecture pattern facilitating real-time decision making.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Show Floor Showdown: Analytics and Business Intelligence Vendors I

Soyeb Barot, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide attendees an opportunity to see analytics and BI tools being applied in a controlled, consistent setting via a demonstration of product capabilities. Vendors will demonstrate their platform capabilities. This session is educational to help prospective buyers and influencers understand the analytic process and the look, feel, use and application of each tool.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Edge Computing and Internet of Things Solutions: What to Know and How to Prepare

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Edge and IoT hold massive promise for innovation through new business models that monetize data and analytic insight. While it’s a huge opportunity for CDOs and their teams, it also puts pressure on existing capabilities due to massive data volumes, fast-moving event streams, new governance challenges and digital twins. Key points: How do edge and the IoT create new opportunities and challenges? What must D&A leaders do to drive adaptation? Which new capabilities will be critical to success?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

How to Design a Data Fabric for Augmented Data Management and Integration

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

The data fabric is an emerging data management design to enable flexible and automated data access, integration and sharing. However, most organizations struggle with foundational questions regarding the data fabric:
1. What is the definition of a data fabric and how does it differ from the data mesh?
2. What are the key steps in designing a data fabric?
3. Can we buy the data fabric as a platform or should we build it?
This session will aim at answering for D&A leaders.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

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

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

We'll be talking 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/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry)

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:45 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Apply Top Techniques to Maximize Your Return on Data Management Technology Investments

Nina Showell, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Learn how to identify and apply the time- and inquiry-tested top techniques to optimize your data management technology investments (analyzed from over 500 data management technology proposal reviews at Gartner)

D&A leaders can maximize the value of their investments by proactively pursuing a strategy focused on latest licensing, deployment models, contract negotiation and augmented data management trends.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Relating Data Fabric Fundamentals to the Business Drivers

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data fabrics are generally discussed regarding the technical benefits, efficiency, even elegance at times. We cover those design fundamentals, but we also answer the question--what does the business get out of it? We explain how data fabric implementations evolve slowly and how to align it with measured business benefits that can signal to continue or slow down.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

How New Technologies Like AI and Graph Are Transforming MDM

MDM is a business imperative, and a global pandemic, ongoing digital transformations, and supply chain disruptions are fueling this trend. Companies that embrace AI, Graph and other new technologies in MDM programs are out-accelerating their competitors and gaining market advantages. This session explores how data and analytics leaders can evolve their MDM programs to meet changing business needs.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Streaming Data in Motion: Collision of Messaging, Stream Analytics and DBMS

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders need to understand the big picture of real-time analytics. Extracting value from streaming data requires combining stream analytics, messaging systems such as Kafka, and high performance DBMSs.
What should mainstream organizations do about stream analytics?
When is real-time the “right time”?
How do stream analytics differ from conventional BI and ML?

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Choosing the Right Data Integration Tool for Your Data and Analytics Projects

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

There are literally hundreds of choices for a data integration tool — ETL/ELT, streaming integration, data virtualization, API integration, change data capture for data replication, message-oriented middleware — among several other. The confusion in the market grows daily about how to evaluate and select the right data integration tool, what is available, should companies use open source and how to decide between the various choices. We will answer your questions on these topics and best practices for making a data integration selection decision.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Show Floor Showdown: Analytics and Business Intelligence Vendors II

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide attendees an opportunity to see analytics and BI tools being applied in a controlled, consistent setting via a demonstration of product capabilities. Vendors will demonstrate their platform capabilities. This session is educational to help prospective buyers and influencers understand the analytic process and the look, feel, use and application of each tool.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

A Composable and Modular Approach as Told by Real World Cases

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

This presentation shares case studies of those that have built and are leveraging a composable architecture. The cases provide evidence of where composable, modular approaches are being applied, gaining traction and adding value. This presentation answers the questions "why?" and "so what?" with regard to composable data and analytics and gives advice for how to get started.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Getting the Best Out of Data Management Contract Negotiations

Melanie Alexander, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Steer the discussion between peers from various verticals, roles and several different backgrounds on what's their best contract related advice when it comes to planning or buying or upgrading your data management technology.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Raise Your AI Game With Graph Analytics and Machine Learning

Rick Greenwald, 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, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Utilize Self-Service Data Preparation to Ease Rising Data Engineering Challenges

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data preparation has matured rapidly from being focused on self-service analytics to now becoming an integral component and a critical capability in all enterprise data and analytics tools. Key topics:
-What is augmented data preparation and how has it evolved?
-What is the current state of the market and how will it evolve?
-How can you leverage data preparation capabilities ensuring governance and control?

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

The Foundation of an Effective Data and Analytics Operating Model

To be effective at implementing a modern D&A strategy, D&A leaders need to deploy an operating model to help drive effectiveness and efficiency through all their programs, projects and products. This session shares the best practices to create an effective D&A operating model, how to translate vision and strategy to practical objectives, and what capabilities you need to account for in your delivery model.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

The Future of Data Management Is Always Active, Always On and in the Cloud

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data management to support analytics or operations has always had a significantly manual approach. Now, analytics and millions of sensors, devices and systems collecting data from operations are demanding even more data preparation, validation, assurance and trust. We explain how augmented data management hybrid and in the cloud is becoming real and what to expect in the next 3-5 years.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

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

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

In this analyst/user discussion, we'll be talking all things Data Fabric. Data and analytics leaders should bring their questions and topics for exploration including how to get started, what are the best practices, and more. *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.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

How to Design a Data Fabric for Augmented Data Management and Integration

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

The data fabric is an emerging data management design to enable flexible and automated data access, integration and sharing. However, most organizations struggle with foundational questions regarding the data fabric:
1. What is the definition of a data fabric and how does it differ from the data mesh?
2. What are the key steps in designing a data fabric?
3. Can we buy the data fabric as a platform or should we build it?
This session will aim at answering for D&A leaders.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Choosing the Right Data Integration Tool for Your Data and Analytics Projects

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

There are literally hundreds of choices for a data integration tool — ETL/ELT, streaming integration, data virtualization, API integration, change data capture for data replication, message-oriented middleware — among several other. The confusion in the market grows daily about how to evaluate and select the right data integration tool, what is available, should companies use open source and how to decide between the various choices. We will answer your questions on these topics and best practices for making a data integration selection decision.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Data Warehouse Automation — Applying Agile DevOps and DataOps Principles to Your Deployments

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

DevOps and DataOps are about improving efficiencies and gaining effectiveness in the overall development process that involves creating building blocks of a data warehousing system. It encompasses all the core processes, including planning, analysis, design, development, orchestrating, testing, deployment, management, operations, change management and documentation, required for data warehouse life cycle management. It leverages technology to automate the entire data management process, including data lakes, data warehouses, data vaults and data marts.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Utilize Self-Service Data Preparation to Ease Rising Data Engineering Challenges

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data preparation has matured rapidly from being focused on self-service analytics to now becoming an integral component and a critical capability in all enterprise data and analytics tools. Key topics:
-What is augmented data preparation and how has it evolved?
-What is the current state of the market and how will it evolve?
-How can you leverage data preparation capabilities ensuring governance and control?

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Data Lakes, Data Warehouses and Data Hubs Aren't the Same: Know Their Capabilities and Purpose

Confusion persists regarding the role of data warehouses, data lakes and data hubs — as well as emerging terms like “lakehouse.” They are not the same. While the names and terminology are less important than the principles and capabilities, D&A leaders need to know the capabilities and the value they provide.
• What are data warehouses, data lakes and data hubs?
• What are the key differences between these concepts?
• How can they be used in combination to meet modern data and analytics needs?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Avoid Data Lake Failures by Addressing Modern Lake Requirements

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, multi-use data lake, so organizations can avoid failures.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

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

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

We'll be talking 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/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry)

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Roundtable: Getting More From a Data Lake or Lakehouse

Many organizations have created a data lake but find it difficult to use and maintain. In this roundtable we will discuss the issues around data lake and what can be done to realize greater value. The discussion will encompass: 1. What the issues are seen with a data lake; 2. How to design a lake and configure its infrastructure for technical success; and 3. How to gain more business value from the data lake. *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.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

12 Quick Actions to Improve 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 achieve their data quality goals.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Answers to Most Important Data Quality Questions

Jason Medd, Director Analyst, Gartner

Poor data quality undermines the business success of all data driven initiatives across all sizes of enterprises. Data and analytics leaders must strengthen their practices by measuring data quality, increasing data literacy and adopting modern data quality solutions. The session aims to provide answers to some of the most asked and most relevant data quality pain points.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How can You Go Beyond Data Cleansing for Your Data Quality Initiatives?

Melody Chien, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This Ask the Expert session is to discuss what else we can do to improve data quality? Data quality is often treated as an after-thought inconvenience. Typically, organizations focus primarily on data cleansing, which may be too late. In this session, we will discuss more preventative approaches and practices to ensure data quality.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:45 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 jobs, and identify the benchmark. The workshop will also discuss possible solutions for the data quality problems.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Develop an Enterprise Strategy for Natural Language Use Cases

Bern Elliot, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session provides an overview of Natural Language technologies available and how organizations need to develop a futuristic outlook and an enterprise-wide strategy when dealing with textual data
1. Gleaning insights from an ever-increasing corpus of semistructured and unstructured textual data
2. Demands for higher operational efficiencies
3. Leverage composite AI

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Develop Your MLOps Playbook to Accelerate Machine Learning Deployment

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

It is possible to manage 10 ML models manually. It may be possible to manage 100 models through scripts and alerts. But, managing 1000+ models requires an entirely different approach. The MLOps playbook provides a cohesive approach to bring together the three key elements toward a successful implementation.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Operationalize AI and ML Projects — Key Considerations, Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Chirag Dekate, VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations often struggle with operationalizing ML and AI projects. In this session, we'll focus on the key considerations for operationalization, best practices from around the world and lessons learned from some case studies.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

How to Find Winning AI Use Cases

Nate Novosel, VP, Advisory, Gartner

AI use case prioritization is still a daunting task involving multiple skills and storytelling craft. We show how the use-case prism helped in prioritizing over 200 AI use cases for over 24 different vertical and horizontal domains.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Techniques to Improve AI Models

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

AI and ML models are often a black box and extremely hard to analyze and improve. Bring your questions about AI and ML models and discuss recommendations and best practices to improve the model performance.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 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 both the organization’s analytics and AI strategies? What are the early steps D&A leaders should take to invest in data science and ML? What do successful data science and ML initiatives look like?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Unlocking NLP

Bern Elliot, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations collect huge volumes of semi and unstructured data in the form of documents, forms, emails, surveys and others. This session aims to address questions on
1. How to leverage NLT solutions to derive insights from such data captured both within the organizations and from data available from external sources?
2. How is the market evolving for NLT?
3. Vendor landscape in terms of the breadth of solutions available

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Show Floor Showdown: DSML Vendors I

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide attendees an opportunity to see data science and machine learning (DSML) tools being applied in a controlled, consistent setting via a demonstration of product capabilities. Vendors will demonstrate their platform capabilities based on a guided script. This session is educational to help buyers and influencers understand the DSML process and application of each tool.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Workshop: Delivering Productive Enterprise AI Scaling Platforms — Navigating Hype Around MLOps, ModelOps and AI Governance

Chirag Dekate, VP Analyst, Gartner

MLOps and ModelOps are heavily hyped technologies today. Data and Analytics leaders can deliver productive Enterprise AI Scaling Platforms by focusing on core capabilities and building infrastructure agnostic AI pipelines that enable deployment, governance and management of thousands of models in production.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Raise Your AI Game With Graph Analytics and Machine Learning

Rick Greenwald, 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, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Leveraging Agile Best Practices to Build a Collaborative Data Science Practice

Soyeb Barot, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data science teams fail to adopt agile methods and struggle to deliver the AI-based systems required in an innovative and dynamic environment. Delivering data science solutions iteratively and incrementally requires the data engineers, data scientists, and ML engineers to work closely and fully understand their roles and responsibilities as part of operationalizing the platform.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

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

Svetlana Sicular, VP Analyst, Gartner

This presentation introduces the current trends influencing the machine learning and data science landscape: including transformers, Edge AI, AI engineering, MLOps, synthetic data, responsible AI tools and graph data science. Learn which platforms and solutions to choose. We discuss high-level some myths, complexities and how enterprises can become more effective.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Show Floor Showdown: DSML Vendors II

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide attendees an opportunity to see data science and machine learning tools being applied in a controlled, consistent setting via a demonstration of product capabilities. Vendors will demonstrate their platform capabilities based on a guided script. This session is educational to help buyers and influencers understand the DSML process and application of each tool.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Make AI Trustworthy, Secured and Managed Across the Enterprise

Van Baker, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI poses new trust, risk and security management requirements that conventional controls do not address. In this session, we highlight key considerations that data and analytics leaders must have to ensure model reliability, trustworthiness and security.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Bake-Off: Data Science and Machine Learning

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

The bake-offs are fast-paced, informative sessions that let you see vendors side-by-side using scripted demos and a common data set in a controlled setting.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Embed Data Privacy Within Data Science Solutions Using Synthetic Data and Other Techniques

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations are often concerned with sharing of sensitive data internally (and definitely externally). The existing data privacy techniques, however, are counter-productive to the data science effort. Emerging techniques such as synthetic data, differential privacy and federated learning provide a best-of-both-worlds approach. This session provides in-depth insights into these techniques.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Prepare to Use Privacy-Enhancing Computation and Other Top Privacy Trends

Lydia Clougherty Jones, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Privacy-enhancing computation (PEC) techniques are one of Gartner’s top strategic technology trends for 2022. Other global trends in privacy and data protection include the privacy UX, where people’s information is allowed to be, and what you can do with AI. What are leading organizations focused on, what are the best capabilities to develop, and how to plan your technology strategy to uncover value while making privacy a competitive differentiator?

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Make AI Trustworthy, Secured and Managed Across the Enterprise

Van Baker, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI poses new trust, risk and security management requirements that conventional controls do not address. In this session, we highlight key considerations that data and analytics leaders must have to ensure model reliability, trustworthiness and security.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Embed Data Privacy Within Data Science Solutions Using Synthetic Data and Other Techniques

Sumit Agarwal, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations are often concerned with sharing of sensitive data internally (and definitely externally). The existing data privacy techniques, however, are counter-productive to the data science effort. Emerging techniques such as synthetic data, differential privacy and federated learning provide a best-of-both-worlds approach. This session provides in-depth insights into these techniques.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Data Lakes, Data Warehouses and Data Hubs Aren't the Same: Know Their Capabilities and Purpose

Confusion persists regarding the role of data warehouses, data lakes and data hubs — as well as emerging terms like “lakehouse.” They are not the same. While the names and terminology are less important than the principles and capabilities, D&A leaders need to know the capabilities and the value they provide.
• What are data warehouses, data lakes and data hubs?
• What are the key differences between these concepts?
• How can they be used in combination to meet modern data and analytics needs?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

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

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

We'll be talking 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/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry)

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Data Warehouse Automation — Applying Agile DevOps and DataOps Principles to Your Deployments

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

DevOps and DataOps are about improving efficiencies and gaining effectiveness in the overall development process that involves creating building blocks of a data warehousing system. It encompasses all the core processes, including planning, analysis, design, development, orchestrating, testing, deployment, management, operations, change management and documentation, required for data warehouse life cycle management. It leverages technology to automate the entire data management process, including data lakes, data warehouses, data vaults and data marts.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Put Data Hub Strategy at the Heart of Your Data Fabric to Align Outcomes, Sharing and Governance

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The stars are aligning! Chart your trusted data course by embedding a real data hub strategy that adds modern MDM and D&A governance to your data fabric. Data hubs bridge your highest-priority business outcomes to the governance and sharing policies your organization needs. Your data fabric should be more than a technical marvel — make it a must-have business capability via a solid data hub strategy.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Weave Your Data Fabric

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data fabric is not a product or single technology. It’s a data management architecture that requires multiple products to implement. This workshop offers an interactive peer opportunity to: frame the essential data fabric concepts, outline an approach for your data fabric architecture, identify the markets for potential contributing products.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Deploying Data and Analytics Architecture in AWS, Azure and GCP Cloud Platforms

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Cloud platforms provide unique challenges and opportunities to design and architect an optimal Data and Analytics architecture resolving through complex data management and analytics use cases such as logical data warehouse, serverless and streaming technologies, analytics and data science tools. This session provides detailed insights into the various components of AWS, Azure and GCP to create reference architectures for deploying an integrated and cohesive data and analytics ecosystem that includes native, hybrid and multicloud use-case scenarios.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Data Lakes, Data Warehouses and Data Hubs Aren't the Same: Know Their Capabilities and Purpose

Confusion persists regarding the role of data warehouses, data lakes and data hubs — as well as emerging terms like “lakehouse.” They are not the same. While the names and terminology are less important than the principles and capabilities, D&A leaders need to know the capabilities and the value they provide.
• What are data warehouses, data lakes and data hubs?
• What are the key differences between these concepts?
• How can they be used in combination to meet modern data and analytics needs?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

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

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

In this analyst/user discussion, we'll be talking all things Data Fabric. Data and analytics leaders should bring their questions and topics for exploration including how to get started, what are the best practices, and more. *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.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Harnessing Real-Time Analytics for Continuous Intelligence

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

In this phase of uncertainty, D&A leaders need to stay ahead of the curve with continuous intelligence and move from a reactive to a proactive approach to data and analytics. Streaming analytics applications are sparking an emergence of newer business processes and operating paradigms for prescriptive and predictive analytics. Here we guide D&A leaders on selecting the right architecture pattern facilitating real-time decision making.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

How to Design a Data Fabric for Augmented Data Management and Integration

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

The data fabric is an emerging data management design to enable flexible and automated data access, integration and sharing. However, most organizations struggle with foundational questions regarding the data fabric:
1. What is the definition of a data fabric and how does it differ from the data mesh?
2. What are the key steps in designing a data fabric?
3. Can we buy the data fabric as a platform or should we build it?
This session will aim at answering for D&A leaders.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Choosing the Right Data Integration Tool for Your Data and Analytics Projects

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

There are literally hundreds of choices for a data integration tool — ETL/ELT, streaming integration, data virtualization, API integration, change data capture for data replication, message-oriented middleware — among several other. The confusion in the market grows daily about how to evaluate and select the right data integration tool, what is available, should companies use open source and how to decide between the various choices. We will answer your questions on these topics and best practices for making a data integration selection decision.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How Can You Reduce the Environmental Impact of Your Data?

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

There is a significant focus in the IT industry on the environmental footprint of data centers and cloud services, but not so much on the data itself. Data and analytics leaders need to start worrying about their impact on climate change and how their initiatives can become more sustainable. What principles and approaches can you use to reduce the environmental impact of your data?

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Harnessing Real-Time Analytics for Continuous Intelligence

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

In this phase of uncertainty, D&A leaders need to stay ahead of the curve with continuous intelligence and move from a reactive to a proactive approach to data and analytics. Streaming analytics applications are sparking an emergence of newer business processes and operating paradigms for prescriptive and predictive analytics. Here we guide D&A leaders on selecting the right architecture pattern facilitating real-time decision making.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Edge Computing and Internet of Things Solutions: What to Know and How to Prepare

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Edge and IoT hold massive promise for innovation through new business models that monetize data and analytic insight. While it’s a huge opportunity for CDOs and their teams, it also puts pressure on existing capabilities due to massive data volumes, fast-moving event streams, new governance challenges and digital twins. Key points: How do edge and the IoT create new opportunities and challenges? What must D&A leaders do to drive adaptation? Which new capabilities will be critical to success?

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM EDT

Gartner Opening Keynote: Unleash Innovation, Transform Uncertainty

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Our organizations have gone through dramatic changes in the last two years. Data and analytics has simultaneously been a driver, enabler and response to these changes. Although it is tempting to think things will "return to normal", there will be no old or new normal. In a world of continuous uncertainty, we must use data and analytics innovation to deliver the outcomes our organizations require.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Leading a Data-Driven Transformation Program

Mike Rollings, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Introducing Gartner's data-driven attribute model that guides the creation of your data-driven transformation program. Why is it critical to formalize your transformation program? What are the seven core attributes and twenty-two subattributes of a data-driven enterprise? How can you take initial steps to establish a transformation program?

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: What are the Implications of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs for Data and Analytics Teams and Leaders?

Sarah Turkaly, Principal, Advisory, Gartner

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.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: Getting Started with Data for Good

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

This roundtable is intended to share ideas and experience for launching and prioritizing "data for good" initiatives. Share ideas for getting started and lessons learned. What are the best first steps and missteps to avoid? What does a successful "data for good" initiative look like?

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Data-Driven Foundations: Getting Started with Data Literacy and Data-Driven Business Transformation

The increasingly pervasive nature of data makes it crucial for all employees to learn to “speak data.” This foundational session will provide data and analytics leaders with the basis to start a data literacy program as a key enabler of data-driven business. How to champion data literacy awareness and craft a clear case for change? How to conduct data literacy pilots test the value proposition? How to partner with other executive stakeholders to align the data literacy program and collectively create a data-driven culture?

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Why Every Organization Should Have a Chief Data Officer

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This research demonstrates the value to an organization of having a CDO and is augmented with other advice to explain why every organization should have a chief data officer. The question is not if, but when. Then again, you may already have a CDO and not even know it! Come find out what that means.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Top Trends in Data and Analytics for 2022

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI is not the only thing driving rapid change in data and analytics. From the next generation of augmented user experiences and beyond, composing and operationalizing data and analytics at scale, engineering decision intelligence, and relating everything, to enabling data and analytics at the edge, there is a rapid evolution in how and where analysis can be deployed. 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.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Roundtable: How to Measure the Value of Data Literacy

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data literacy is a new business competency and a requirement for digital dexterity. This roundtable provides the opportunity to explore strategies and tactics with your peers, share ideas of how you can step up and use data literacy metrics as the basis for communicating the value of fostering a data-literate workforce.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Workshop: Engaging Decision Makers Through Data Visualization and Storytelling

Neil Chandler, Managing Vice President, 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.)

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Identify and Select Data and Analytics Consulting and System Integration Services That Match Your Needs.

Frances Karamouzis, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Finding external support for data and analytics initiatives is a critical yet complex process. In this workshop, we will explore how data and analytics leaders can get external support from system integrators and consultancies for their internal D&A initiatives, by focusing on the desired capabilities, existing deficits and constraints, rather than the service providers.

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Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Use 3 Powerful Financial Models to Optimize Your Infrastructure and Cloud Negotiations

Jo Ann Rosenberger, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

IT leaders will see how to use three financial models for leverage and bargaining power as this session walks through three technology and cloud negotiation scenarios. Attendees will receive ready-to-use templates and checklists which will be illustrated and explained during the workshop as tools to enhance your infrastructure and cloud negotiation playbook using the financial models TCA/TCO, NPV, and Cash Flow vs. P&L Impact for negotiation leverage and bargaining power.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Proven Solutions to Talent Recruitment and Retention Challenges: A Review of Best Practice Case Studies

Sarah Turkaly, Principal, Advisory, Gartner

D&A leaders are experiencing challenges in recruiting and retaining talent for years. In current environment of ambiguity and the demand for flexibility, it is imperative to take a new approach to supporting teams. This session will review best practice case studies from organizations to help you prepare for the future of work.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Acquiring, Upskilling and Retaining Top Talent for Your Data and Analytics Journey

Peter Krensky, Director Analyst, Gartner

Many data and analytics leaders pursue platform investments or key projects without fully considering the talent ramifications that are needed to deliver those efforts. This roundtable session seeks to discuss key considerations and strategies to appropriately consider a talent-centered data and analytics strategy.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: Unlock Digital Business Value With Data Literacy and Data-Driven Culture

Successful digital businesses require a data-literate workforce and data-driven culture. This roundtable will allow CDOs and other data and analytics leaders to exchange ideas and practices with their peers and colleagues. Discover and share how to act as a change agent who promotes the transformational impacts of data-driven culture and data literacy as enablers of measurable business outcomes.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Answers to Most Important Data Quality Questions

Jason Medd, Director Analyst, Gartner

Poor data quality undermines the business success of all data driven initiatives across all sizes of enterprises. Data and analytics leaders must strengthen their practices by measuring data quality, increasing data literacy and adopting modern data quality solutions. The session aims to provide answers to some of the most asked and most relevant data quality pain points.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

Workshop: Everything I Know About Meeting Politics I Learned from a 17th Century Japanese Sword Master

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, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: Monetize Your Data Assets with Data-Driven Innovation

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data monetization refers to the process of using data to obtain quantifiable economic benefit. This roundtable will allow you to explore and share data monetization strategies with your industry peers, learn the systemic practices that enable discovery and implemention of new monetization opportunities and ways to introduce data-driven innovation to your organization.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: What Is DataOps, What Value Does It Create, and Do You Need to Adopt It?

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders are seeking ways to more effectively, rapidly and reliably deliver data pipelines in support of business requirements. The traditional ways of working can't provide the levels of flexibility and collaboration required today. DataOps approaches hold the promise of addressing these challenges. This interactive Q&A session will help provide a basic understanding of the concepts and value of DataOps.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

The Future of Data and Analytics — Reengineering the Decision, 2025

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Decision making is a core capability for every organization, and it is becoming more complex. Decisions are becoming more connected, more contextual and more continuous. D&A leaders must prepare to reengineer decision making, and ultimately make business decision making a competitive differentiator.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

How to Drive the Business Value of Data and Analytics

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alignment of data and analytics with measurable business outcomes should be straightforward, right? Yet articulating, tracking and capturing business value remains a challenge. We know that “showing measurable value is hard.” But we also know that it can be done. This session will show how to build value stories, how to rank and prioritize initiatives and how to quantify value.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: What Should Your D&A Organizational Model Look Like?

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The optimal organizational model for data and analytics requires balancing centralized and decentralized functions as well as business and IT capabilities. In this roundtable, we will discuss how data and analytics leaders must take one of several possible approaches to create an organizational model that strikes the ideal balance.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Where and How MDM Adds Value to the Business

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Master data management programs must be tied to key business drivers to gain end-users’ commitment. This session uses case studies to illustrate where and how MDM can deliver clear business value. What are the scenarios where MDM adds value to the business? How can the capabilities that MDM provides be tied to business value? How can the use cases be categorized to best communicate value?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

XOps: Apply DevOps Practices to Transform Data, Analytics and AI Delivery

Soyeb Barot, VP Analyst, Gartner

The need to produce insights, services, products and systems from data and analytics teams has never been stronger yet sticking to traditional development practices creates delivery bottlenecks, which are hard to overcome. This session will go through some of the fundamental principles that DevOps created in order to create streamlined delivery processes and show how to apply them to data and analytics teams.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Three Neuroscientific Ideas to Supercharge Your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

More and more enterprises are creating diversity, equity and inclusion programs in response to talent shortages, investor pressure, brand enhancement and societal trends. D&A professionals must be involved to set DEI goals, pick effective interventions. This session will give leaders the grounding they need to understand how DEI really works and help achieve data-driven diversity, equity and inclusion.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 05:00 PM - 05:45 PM EDT

Gartner Keynote: Gartner Global Scenarios — How Every D&A Leader Must Sense and Respond to Societal Change

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Society is polarizing, people live in filter bubbles, and business is suffering as a result. The social fracture can be witnessed all around us. It might come as a surprise to D&A leaders how incredibly relevant this is to D&A as well. In this keynote, we'll explore four provocative scenarios on how society could turn, and what D&A leaders must do to adapt to this situation, and succeed in the process.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Roundtable: The D&A Leader's Role in Fixing Systemic Issues in Gender Pay Equity

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations lay the problem of solving gender pay equity on the feet of our HR colleagues. But D&A leaders have a critical role to play as there are system issues that hinder progress in closing gaps. The problems of assessment methodologies, tools and data integrity are resoundingly in the D&A leader's wheelhouse.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

AI and the Future of Work

Graham Waller, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

AI is already transforming tasks and changing the makeup of roles. Certain roles are more impacted than others. We will explore the impact of AI on jobs. We will look at how this impact is both a brand risk and a competitive differentiator. Finally, we will explore practical steps to be taken as AI maturity increases across industries, so that your enterprise has the skills it needs in the future.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

FinOps Will Transform Your Financial Governance Approach to Cloud Data and Analytics

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders using cloud-based data management 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 financial governance measures are foundational and serve as the basis for new approaches.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Responsible AI Means Responsible and Ethical Humans — Be One of Them

Van Baker, VP Analyst, Gartner

Ensure that AI wonders don’t end up with AI blunders. Responsible AI has emerged as an umbrella term for making the right business and ethical choices about AI value, risk, trust, transparency, fairness, bias mitigation, explainability, etc. Learn best practices to operationalize an organizational responsibility and practices that ensure positive and accountable AI development and exploitation.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: What You Can Do Today to Foster a Data-Driven Culture

Rick Greenwald, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

If you are attending this session, you are likely already an evangelist for a data-driven culture, potentially frustrated with the pace of change within your organization. Whether a formal program exists or not, there are practical things we "the collective" can do to influence culture. This session provides a forum to explore and discuss practical measures for today and tomorrow.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 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.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Scenario Planning: How D&A Leaders Can Provide Insight Into the Future

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

There is one area in business there is no data about: The future. So, the future doesn't sound like an appropriate domain for D&A leaders — none of their toolbox works. Scenario planning is a powerful methodology that is being rediscovered for businesses to deal with extreme uncertainty, which is the situation you are probably in. D&A leaders should extend their toolkit with scenario planning to increase the strategic impact they have.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Decisions: Can Data and Analytics Make Them Better?

Gareth Herschel, 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.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

The Foundation of an Effective Data and Analytics Operating Model

To be effective at implementing a modern D&A strategy, D&A leaders need to deploy an operating model to help drive effectiveness and efficiency through all their programs, projects and products. This session shares the best practices to create an effective D&A operating model, how to translate vision and strategy to practical objectives, and what capabilities you need to account for in your delivery model.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Measure and Improve Data and Analytics Maturity

Sarah Turkaly, 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.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

The Foundation of Organization and Roles: From Control to Collaborate

Lydia Clougherty Jones, Sr Director 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, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

How to Leverage Customer Data Management Technologies for Better Customer Experiences

Melissa Davis, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Driving Analytics Success With DataOps Enriched Data Engineering Practices

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Analytics relies on successful data foundation; it must be backed with right data and processes. Data engineering is the discipline of translating data into usable forms. Specifically, this session covers:
1. Data Engineering, DataOps, Data Engineer: The Basics
2. Three Emerging Best Practices You Must Investigate
3. How To Formalize and Scale Data Engineering Practice

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM 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. How can organizations use these tools to improve customer intimacy?
- What should you be doing already?
- What should you do next?
- What should you be planning for?

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Put Data Hub Strategy at the Heart of Your Data Fabric to Align Outcomes, Sharing and Governance

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The stars are aligning! Chart your trusted data course by embedding a real data hub strategy that adds modern MDM and D&A governance to your data fabric. Data hubs bridge your highest-priority business outcomes to the governance and sharing policies your organization needs. Your data fabric should be more than a technical marvel — make it a must-have business capability via a solid data hub strategy.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Foundations and Essentials of Master Data Management

Master Data Management underpins business agility and digital transformation through the provision of a single and trusted view of an organizations customers, citizens, suppliers or products as examples. Here we explore MDM concepts, how MDM supports business goals, and how to lay a solid foundation for success across people, process and technology.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM EDT

Built for Speed — How to Bootstrap an MDM Initiative

Successful MDM requires a best practices approach across people, processes and technology. Due to constraints beyond their control, Data and Analytics leaders are often forced to forego conventional best practices to solve MDM challenges as quickly and cheaply as possible. This presentation shows how data and analytics leaders can take an ultra-lean approach to provide value through MDM insights.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Where and How MDM Adds Value to the Business

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Master data management programs must be tied to key business drivers to gain end-users’ commitment. This session uses case studies to illustrate where and how MDM can deliver clear business value. What are the scenarios where MDM adds value to the business? How can the capabilities that MDM provides be tied to business value? How can the use cases be categorized to best communicate value?

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

How New Technologies Like AI and Graph Are Transforming MDM

MDM is a business imperative, and a global pandemic, ongoing digital transformations, and supply chain disruptions are fueling this trend. Companies that embrace AI, Graph and other new technologies in MDM programs are out-accelerating their competitors and gaining market advantages. This session explores how data and analytics leaders can evolve their MDM programs to meet changing business needs.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Select the Right Design and Technologies to Derisk AI

Van Baker, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI is increasingly affecting a wide range of risk types, including model, compliance, operational, legal, reputational and regulatory risks. Reports of AI models gone awry due to the disruptions like the COVID-19 crisis have only served as a reminder that using AI can create significant risks. Many of the risks introduced by AI are new and unfamiliar in industries without a history of widespread analytics use and established model management. In this introductory-level workshop, attendees will collaborate to understand design and technology choices to rerisk AI, and leave the session with practical guidance on how to help their organizations succeed with AI.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Connected Governance Needs a Data and Analytics Governance Platform

Saul Judah, VP Analyst, Gartner

Connected governance can help organizations address difficult cross-enterprise, interenterprise, and multigeographic governance challenges. However, it requires a data and analytics governance platform to operationalize it. This session explains what connected governance is and how data and analytics governance platform capabilities can enable it.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Why Every Organization Should Have a Chief Data Officer

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This research demonstrates the value to an organization of having a CDO and is augmented with other advice to explain why every organization should have a chief data officer. The question is not if, but when. Then again, you may already have a CDO and not even know it! Come find out what that means.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

How to Leverage Customer Data Management Technologies for Better Customer Experiences

Melissa Davis, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Complex Decisions Can Be Safer With Artificial Intelligence

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Fast decisions leveraging massive data in ecosystems in constant motion require increasingly complex techniques. Improving decision models and managing uncertainty leads to Composite AI for enhanced flexibility and resilience. But organizations need to anticipate and weigh the possible outcomes and risks generated by possible futures.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Top Trends in Data and Analytics for 2022

Ted Friedman, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

AI is not the only thing driving rapid change in data and analytics. From the next generation of augmented user experiences and beyond, composing and operationalizing data and analytics at scale, engineering decision intelligence, and relating everything, to enabling data and analytics at the edge, there is a rapid evolution in how and where analysis can be deployed. 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.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Gartner’s 7th CDO Survey (2022) — Proactive, Purposeful and Pervasive

Debra Logan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will present the research findings from Gartner's 7th CDO Survey (2022). The research objectives of the survey were to explore the business impact of the CDO role and/or the Office of the CDO, understand what CDOs can do to be successful and advise CDO clients on actionable top practices.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Frame the Metadata-Driven Opportunity in Your Organization

Guido De Simoni, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Metadata fuels data-driven organizations by providing visibility and context around data and its characteristics, such as location and use. To become more data-driven, data and analytics leaders must engage with the business to build on the metadata opportunity. Have an effective Q&A session on this relevant topic.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Identify and Select Data and Analytics Consulting and System Integration Services That Match Your Needs.

Frances Karamouzis, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Finding external support for data and analytics initiatives is a critical yet complex process. In this workshop, we will explore how data and analytics leaders can get external support from system integrators and consultancies for their internal D&A initiatives, by focusing on the desired capabilities, existing deficits and constraints, rather than the service providers.

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

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

12 Quick Actions to Improve 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 achieve their data quality goals.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

The Foundation of a Modern Data and Analytics Strategy

Mike Rollings, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

“What should my data and analytics strategy look like” is one of the most common inquiries Gartner’s D&A research community gets. This is because the role of D&A is changing. From being a discipline of itself, to becoming a set of capabilities in support of the wider digital strategy or transformation. Best practices will be shared in the session.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT

How Sovereign Data Strategies Will Impact You and Your Organization

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

China has a data strategy. The EU has a data strategy. There is a Federal Data Strategy. Even the UK has a Data Strategy. What does this mean for you? What are the issues to avoid and opportunities to exploit? This exploratory session will highlight the good, the bad, and the vagaries of these evolving sovereign data strategies.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: Monetize Your Data Assets with Data-Driven Innovation

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data monetization refers to the process of using data to obtain quantifiable economic benefit. This roundtable will allow you to explore and share data monetization strategies with your industry peers, learn the systemic practices that enable discovery and implemention of new monetization opportunities and ways to introduce data-driven innovation to your organization.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Driving Analytics Success With DataOps Enriched Data Engineering Practices

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Analytics relies on successful data foundation; it must be backed with right data and processes. Data engineering is the discipline of translating data into usable forms. Specifically, this session covers:
1. Data Engineering, DataOps, Data Engineer: The Basics
2. Three Emerging Best Practices You Must Investigate
3. How To Formalize and Scale Data Engineering Practice

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Selecting a D&A Service Provider — How to Choose the Right One for Your Organization

Gareth Herschel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Your choice of consulting partner can make or break your data and analytics project. This session will provide practical guidance to help you make the best selection of service providers to maximize the chances of success.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Maximize Value by Extending to Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

This presentation provides practical advice on how to extend from traditional descriptive and diagnostic analytics to include predictive and prescriptive approaches. The session defines how to take the next steps to leverage the analytics solutions you might already have and provides examples of real case studies that demonstrate the approach.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Keeping Score: Understanding Your D&A Maturity

Sarah Turkaly, Principal, Advisory, Gartner

Gartner's self-assessment tool for data and analytics maturity has been taken by over 2,000 organizations. This session will look at some of the findings and provide best practices in how you can use the IT Score for data and analytics to improve your maturity. (This session will be helpful for organizations irrespective of whether they have already taken the assessment.)

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

The Future of Data and Analytics — Reengineering the Decision, 2025

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Decision making is a core capability for every organization, and it is becoming more complex. Decisions are becoming more connected, more contextual and more continuous. D&A leaders must prepare to reengineer decision making, and ultimately make business decision making a competitive differentiator.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

How to Create Metrics that Matter

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

This presentation describes how data and analytic leaders can bolster their organization's performance measurement capabilities and shows how to communicate the business value that good metrics create. How can your organization move beyond descriptive metrics to become more diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive? How can we use AI, Data Science, and IoT to create more precise and accurate systems of measurement?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Trusted Data Sharing for Optimal Business Value — Top Best Practices to Get it Right

Lydia Clougherty Jones, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Sharing data is a must for revenue growth, cost optimization, improved risk mitigation and accelerating digital business. The session focuses on the business imperative of data sharing, so less about tools and technology and more about global strategic best practices, helping D&A leaders modernize and align data sharing with stakeholder priorities, enterprise goals and organization benefit.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

How to Drive the Business Value of Data and Analytics

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alignment of data and analytics with measurable business outcomes should be straightforward, right? Yet articulating, tracking and capturing business value remains a challenge. We know that “showing measurable value is hard.” But we also know that it can be done. This session will show how to build value stories, how to rank and prioritize initiatives and how to quantify value.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

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

Adam Ronthal, VP Analyst, Gartner

We'll be talking 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/company that provides services, products or solutions to professionals in the industry)

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: What Should Your D&A Organizational Model Look Like?

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The optimal organizational model for data and analytics requires balancing centralized and decentralized functions as well as business and IT capabilities. In this roundtable, we will discuss how data and analytics leaders must take one of several possible approaches to create an organizational model that strikes the ideal balance.

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Top Data and Analytics Predictions, 2022

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Gartner's top predictions for data and analytics provides a forwarding looking perspective on how markets, skills and organizations will to evolve to help you build a data and analytics strategy to return to growth, drive innovation and accelerate change.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 05:00 PM - 05:45 PM EDT

Gartner Keynote: Gartner Global Scenarios — How Every D&A Leader Must Sense and Respond to Societal Change

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Society is polarizing, people live in filter bubbles, and business is suffering as a result. The social fracture can be witnessed all around us. It might come as a surprise to D&A leaders how incredibly relevant this is to D&A as well. In this keynote, we'll explore four provocative scenarios on how society could turn, and what D&A leaders must do to adapt to this situation, and succeed in the process.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Seven Future AI Scenarios

Erick Brethenoux, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Artificial Intelligence is only just beginning. Given all the innovations taking place — from composite AI to neuromorphic hardware — and concerns about the responsible use of AI, how will AI continue to impact your organization and society? In this presentation we will discuss seven future AI scenarios, providing insights about what to focus on in the short term and what to realistically expect in the long term.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Streaming Data in Motion: Collision of Messaging, Stream Analytics and DBMS

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data and analytics leaders need to understand the big picture of real-time analytics. Extracting value from streaming data requires combining stream analytics, messaging systems such as Kafka, and high performance DBMSs.
What should mainstream organizations do about stream analytics?
When is real-time the “right time”?
How do stream analytics differ from conventional BI and ML?

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Drive the Business Value of Data and Analytics

Alan D. Duncan, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alignment of data and analytics with measurable business outcomes should be straightforward. Yet, few organizations are actually deriving the value they anticipate from their investments in data and analytics. We know that “showing measurable value is hard,” but we also know that it can be done. This session will allow you to engage with a Gartner expert who will guide you through practical, actionable steps to driving the business value of data and analytics.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Link Data to Outcomes

Andrew White, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This workshop introduces a new toolkit which can be used to diagnostically connect data, analytics, their governance, and their impact on business processes, decisions and their outcomes. Key issues include: How to link data to outcome with Gartner’s Business Value Pyramid. How to start demonstrating business value from data and analytics tomorrow?

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Data Warehouse Automation — Applying Agile DevOps and DataOps Principles to Your Deployments

Ramke Ramakrishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

DevOps and DataOps are about improving efficiencies and gaining effectiveness in the overall development process that involves creating building blocks of a data warehousing system. It encompasses all the core processes, including planning, analysis, design, development, orchestrating, testing, deployment, management, operations, change management and documentation, required for data warehouse life cycle management. It leverages technology to automate the entire data management process, including data lakes, data warehouses, data vaults and data marts.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

A Composable and Modular Approach as Told by Real World Cases

Carlie Idoine, VP Analyst, Gartner

This presentation shares case studies of those that have built and are leveraging a composable architecture. The cases provide evidence of where composable, modular approaches are being applied, gaining traction and adding value. This presentation answers the questions "why?" and "so what?" with regard to composable data and analytics and gives advice for how to get started.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Responsible AI Means Responsible and Ethical Humans — Be One of Them

Van Baker, VP Analyst, Gartner

Ensure that AI wonders don’t end up with AI blunders. Responsible AI has emerged as an umbrella term for making the right business and ethical choices about AI value, risk, trust, transparency, fairness, bias mitigation, explainability, etc. Learn best practices to operationalize an organizational responsibility and practices that ensure positive and accountable AI development and exploitation.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Scenario Planning: How D&A Leaders Can Provide Insight Into the Future

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

There is one area in business there is no data about: The future. So, the future doesn't sound like an appropriate domain for D&A leaders — none of their toolbox works. Scenario planning is a powerful methodology that is being rediscovered for businesses to deal with extreme uncertainty, which is the situation you are probably in. D&A leaders should extend their toolkit with scenario planning to increase the strategic impact they have.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

The Foundation of an Effective Data and Analytics Operating Model

To be effective at implementing a modern D&A strategy, D&A leaders need to deploy an operating model to help drive effectiveness and efficiency through all their programs, projects and products. This session shares the best practices to create an effective D&A operating model, how to translate vision and strategy to practical objectives, and what capabilities you need to account for in your delivery model.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Scaling Analytics for Everyone Through Automation

Rita Sallam, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

D&A leaders are experiencing the decline of the dashboard as automated insights, data stories and natural language generation drive a majority to adopted augmented analytics as consumers. Learn the capabilities that enable organization to augment and automate their analytics workflow. Discover how to scale up to increase the reach, transmission speed and comprehension of data-driven decisions.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Workshop: How to Measure and Improve Data and Analytics Maturity

Sarah Turkaly, 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.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

The Future of Data Management Is Always Active, Always On and in the Cloud

Mark Beyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Data management to support analytics or operations has always had a significantly manual approach. Now, analytics and millions of sensors, devices and systems collecting data from operations are demanding even more data preparation, validation, assurance and trust. We explain how augmented data management hybrid and in the cloud is becoming real and what to expect in the next 3-5 years.

Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Rethink Self-Service: Establish Analytic Franchises to Drive Adoption, Break Bottlenecks and Maximize Value

Kurt Schlegel, VP Analyst, Gartner

Use the concept of a “franchise” as a metaphor to communicate the optimal data and analytics organizational model. Analytic franchises can improve the collaboration and shared best practices required in a large, federated organization.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Answers to Most Important Data Quality Questions

Jason Medd, Director Analyst, Gartner

Poor data quality undermines the business success of all data driven initiatives across all sizes of enterprises. Data and analytics leaders must strengthen their practices by measuring data quality, increasing data literacy and adopting modern data quality solutions. The session aims to provide answers to some of the most asked and most relevant data quality pain points.

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Utilize Self-Service Data Preparation to Ease Rising Data Engineering Challenges

Ehtisham Zaidi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Data preparation has matured rapidly from being focused on self-service analytics to now becoming an integral component and a critical capability in all enterprise data and analytics tools. Key topics:
-What is augmented data preparation and how has it evolved?
-What is the current state of the market and how will it evolve?
-How can you leverage data preparation capabilities ensuring governance and control?

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Harnessing Real-Time Analytics for Continuous Intelligence

W. Roy Schulte, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

In this phase of uncertainty, D&A leaders need to stay ahead of the curve with continuous intelligence and move from a reactive to a proactive approach to data and analytics. Streaming analytics applications are sparking an emergence of newer business processes and operating paradigms for prescriptive and predictive analytics. Here we guide D&A leaders on selecting the right architecture pattern facilitating real-time decision making.

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

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