Debra Logan

Debra Logan

Distinguished VP Analyst
Debra Logan is a VP and Gartner Fellow in Gartner Research. Ms. Logan covers strategic topics in the Data and Analytics IT Leaders team. She also covers all aspects of the Office of the Chief Data Officer and other new and emerging information focused roles Ms. Logan does research on change and change management, data driven culture change, leadership development & coaching, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in IT.
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Monday, August 22, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM EDT
Gartner Opening Keynote: Unleash Innovation, Transform Uncertainty

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 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT
CDO Agenda 2022: Pull Ahead by Focusing on Value, Talent and Culture

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 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT
Three Neuroscientific Ideas to Supercharge Your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs

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.

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

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.

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