Andrew White

Andrew White

Distinguished VP Analyst
Andrew White, distinguished Analyst and VP, has a primary research focus on the chief data and analytics officer (CDAO) role and responsibility. This includes data and analytics strategy, governance, organization and roles, business value of data and analytics and so on. He is currently the Key Initiative Leader for Data and Analytics for Executive Leaders.

Andrew has held several other roles including Role-Based Research Product Lead, where he led and coordinated the overall research content plan for the new CDAO product offering. Before this he was the Chief of Research for Data and Analytics. He has also been Vendor Lead for Oracle Corp. He was the Research leader behind the first ever Master Data Management Summit in 2007, and was conference chair of that event through 2015 as it expanded focus to enterprise information and MDM.

Mr. White has been the recipient of the Gartner Thought Leadership Award. The first was in 2006 for his efforts in pioneering Gartner's research in Enterprise Information Management that led to MDM. Mr. White's previous coverage areas focused on business apps and best practices in supply chain management (SCM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and multienterprise B2B collaboration environments.
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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

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 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT
Why Every Organization Should Have a Chief Data Officer

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.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
How Sovereign Data Strategies Will Impact You and Your Organization

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 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT
Where and How MDM Adds Value to the Business

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 - 12:00 PM EDT
Workshop: How to Link Data to Outcomes

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?

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.