Ted Friedman

Ted Friedman

Distinguished VP Analyst
As a member of the Data and Analytics team, Ted Friedman conducts research focused on data management strategy, data and analytics governance, data and analytics implications of the Internet of Things and data hub strategy and architectures. Mr. Friedman works with Gartner clients on building the business case for investing in and furthering their maturity in these areas, as well as guiding them in strategies for modernization of their data management programs, disciplines and technology infrastructure.
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Monday, September 21, 2020 10:45 AM|Monday, September 21, 2020 11:30 AM
Give Up Being in Control! How to Overcome the Limits of Conventional Data Management Wisdom

Consider taking the viewpoint that because data is increasingly distributed, changing constantly and touched by so many entities, controlling it is simply impossible. And that aiming for structure, standardization http://cpp.gartner.com/Item/Details/1002030?showTab=allSessionFiles#allSessionFilesand zero technical debt in data management brings sub-optimal value.

● Why is striving for precise management of data a fool's errand?

● How can you create more value by accepting disorder in data?

● What specific actions are required to stay "safe" amid data chaos?

Monday, September 21, 2020 02:15 PM|Monday, September 21, 2020 03:00 PM
Adopt a Data Hub Strategy to Unify Data and Analytics Governance and Integration

Organizations are confused (most often by vendors) who overcomplicate siloed approaches to data and analytics governance and integration. An effective data hub strategy is not complicated; it is a synthesis of best practices that can help you succeed with Data and Analytics governance and data integration, while simplifying your infrastructure.
- What is a data hub and why is It NOT the same as a data warehouses or data lake?
- What is a data hub strategy and how does it add value to your organization?
- What are the critical starting points for a data hub strategy?

Monday, September 21, 2020 04:15 PM|Monday, September 21, 2020 05:00 PM
Ask the Expert: Where Should You Start in Modernizing Your Data and Analytics Capabilities for the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things creates huge opportunities for organizations, but they need the right pieces in place to make it work. The data management and analytics capabilities in most organizations are not yet "IoT-ready." What are key areas data and analytics leaders can focus on to begin modernizing t in order to support IoT requirements? *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. *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.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 11:30 AM|Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:30 PM
Roundtable: CDO Challenges: Implementing a Modern Data and Analytics Governance Program: CDO Circle

The CDO is accountable for data and analytics governance and effectiveness can be inhibited by politics, perceptions about past failures and dealing with the scope of what is governed. Use this interactive session to discuss a multilayered approach to governance and share issues, ideas and solutions with your peers about how to make progress on enterprise data and analytics governance.
PLEASE NOTE: Reserved for CDO Circle participants only. Preregistration required.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 02:15 PM|Tuesday, September 22, 2020 03:00 PM
Ask the Expert: Where Should You Start in Modernizing Your Data and Analytics Capabilities for the Internet of Things? (Repeat)

The Internet of Things creates huge opportunities for organizations, but they need the right pieces in place to make it work. The data management and analytics capabilities in most organizations are not yet "IoT-ready." What are key areas data and analytics leaders can focus on to begin modernizing t in order to support IoT requirements? *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.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 04:15 PM|Tuesday, September 22, 2020 05:00 PM
Why the Internet of Things is the Greatest Opportunity (and Challenge!) for Data and Analytics Leaders

IoT holds massive promise for innovation through new business models that monetize data and analytic insight. It's a huge opportunity for CDOs and their teams to help the enterprise transform. But it also puts pressure on existing capabilities due to massive data volumes, fast-moving event streams and new governance challenges. How does the IoT create new opportunities and challenges? What must data and analytics leaders do to drive adaptation for the IoT? Which new capabilities will be critical to success?

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 02:00 PM|Wednesday, September 23, 2020 03:00 PM
Roundtable: CDO Challenges: Implementing a Modern Data and Analytics Governance Program: CDO Circle

The CDO is accountable for data and analytics governance and effectiveness can be inhibited by politics, perceptions about past failures and dealing with the scope of what is governed. Use this interactive session to discuss a multilayered approach to governance and share issues, ideas and solutions with your peers about how to make progress on enterprise data and analytics governance. PLEASE NOTE: Reserved for CDO Circle participants only. Preregistration required.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 03:30 PM|Wednesday, September 23, 2020 04:30 PM
Roundtable: Challenges and Tactics for Starting or Expanding a Data and Analytics Governance Program

Data and analytics leaders are faced with many challenges when trying to grow governance maturity -- from politics to past failed attempts, barriers inhibit the necessary engagement and taking the right actions to move forward. Use this interactive session to share issues, ideas and solutions with your peers in order to make progress on your data and analytics governance work. *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.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 08:00 AM|Thursday, September 24, 2020 09:00 AM
Roundtable: Challenges and Tactics for Starting or Expanding a Data and Analytics Governance Program

Data and analytics leaders are faced with many challenges when trying to grow governance maturity -- from politics to past failed attempts, barriers inhibit the necessary engagement and taking the right actions to move forward. Use this interactive session to share issues, ideas and solutions with your peers in order to make progress on your data and analytics governance work. *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.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:00 AM|Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:30 AM
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. They are NOT the same. While the names and terminology are less important than the principles and capabilities, data and analytics 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?

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