Speaker Bio

Rita Sallam

Rita Sallam

Distinguished VP Analyst
Rita Sallam is a Distinguished VP analyst and Gartner Fellow in the Data and Analytics team. Mrs. Sallam's focus includes tracking and predicting market trends, vendor assessment and selection, and identifying best practices for making analytics pervasive and strategic to the business. Of particular interest is how all aspects of data management and analytics are being disrupted by AI-enabled augmented analytics. She is also focused on building a methodology for selecting and valuing data and analytics portfolios including AI investments.
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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM EDT
Gartner Opening Keynote: Lead for Purpose. Connect With Trust. Make an Impact.

Data & analytics leaders can deliver increasing value to their organizations. This session will uncover new research and trends which will enable you to find new powerful ways to connect with stakeholders, address skills shortages and build trust to overcome cultural resistance to change. Learn how to attract and retain a world-class D&A team and lead with purpose to ensure the data-driven transformation required for success.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT
Research Garage: Enterprise Value Index and Enterprise Value Equation Tool Kit

Get feedback on initial findings from new research and potential ways to create new content or repeatable benchmarks for clients and come back to check their progress. We will share the EVE toolkit in an interactive session to get your input on how to make it actionable.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM EDT
Roundtable: Where Next — Women in IT

Where Next is an important theme at Gartner, focusing on the changing workforce (and customers). This interactive session will provide attendees with the chance to discuss the future of women in IT. Attendees will share challenges faced, and how they addressed them, sprinkled with insights from Gartner research, moderated by Gartner analysts Michelle Duerst and Melissa Hilbert.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
Bake-Off: Analytics and BI

Modernize your analytics and BI capabilities by identifying the products that best meet your needs. See side-by-side, scripted demonstrations of three leading vendors: Microsoft, Qlik and Salesforce (Tableau). What are the key features to consider and how do they compare in action? What are the main strengths and weaknesses of these vendors? What innovations are coming?

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Show Floor Showdown: Analytics and Business Intelligence Vendors I

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.
Featuring Course5 Intelligence, Datamatics, and Domo.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT
Rethinking Your Elusive Quest for Business Value

Most of our clients across practices struggle to create and demonstrate their value to the organization. This session covers how to use Gartner's enterprise value equation framework to help you to optimize enterprise value for both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations and make D&A strategic to your organization's success.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Top Data and Analytics Predictions, 2023

Gartner's top predictions for data and analytics provide a forwarding looking perspective on how markets, skills and organizations will evolve to help you build a data and analytics strategy to return to growth, drive innovation and create value from uncertainty.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT
Bake-Off: Data Science and Machine Learning

The bake-offs are fast-paced, informative sessions that let you see three vendors side-by-side using scripted demos and a common data set in a controlled setting. This bake-off focuses on data science and machine learning vendors with significant momentum in the market. What are the key features to consider and how do they compare in action? What are the main strengths and weaknesses of these vendors? What innovations are coming?

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.