Frank Buytendijk

Frank Buytendijk

Distinguished VP Analyst
Frank Buytendijk is a Distinguished VP and Gartner Fellow in Gartner's Data and Analytics group. His work mostly takes a futurist approach, researching the edges of what he covers. Mr. Buytendijk pioneers the topics of "the future," "digital ethics" and "digital society" helping organizations to do the "right thing" with technology and avoid "messing up." He further covers data and analytics.

In addition to that, he is the co-lead of the Gartner Maverick Research program which is Gartner's research incubator.

Next to his responsibilities at Gartner, Mr. Buytendijk is a visiting Fellow at Cranfield University School of Management, and a regular guest lecturer at Warwick Business School.
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Monday, August 22, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
Digital Ethics: Where are You Now and What Will be Next?

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.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT
CDO Circle Roundtable: How to Build Strong Relationships with Other C-Level Leaders

CDOs need to have strong relationships with business executives. The difference between who you like working with and who you should be working with can make all the difference! Benchmark your approach with your peers in this interactive session.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT
The Future of Data and Analytics — Reengineering the Decision, 2025

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 / 05:00 PM - 05:45 PM EDT
Gartner Keynote: Gartner Global Scenarios — How Every D&A Leader Must Sense and Respond to Societal Change

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 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT
Scenario Planning: How D&A Leaders Can Provide Insight Into the Future

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.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.