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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Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT
Digital Ethics: The Age of Artificial Intelligence

Digital ethics is at the peak of the hype. Many executives worry about the unintended consequences of the use of data and technology, particularly concerning artificial intelligence. What are the latest developments in digital ethics? Which ethical principles are the most commonly cited around AI? How do we build a value system into AI systems?

Wednesday, 13 May, 2020 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT
Leading With Purpose in the #DigitalSociety

The responsibility of technology leaders has increased first to being part of the digital business, and now to also being responsible for the societal consequences of the use of data and technology. What changes will the digital society bring? How do we as people and professionals adapt to the digital society? What is the role or "purpose" in taking the lead in the digital society?

Wednesday, 13 May, 2020 / 03:05 PM - 03:25 PM EDT
Provocative New Research From the Gartner Maverick Program

The Maverick program is Gartner's incubator for unconventional research. The research published belongs to the most read types of documents. In the program analysts can explore new topics, minority positions, new research designs or different timelines, without the constraints of Gartner's consensus based approach. Maverick research is often ahead of its time, and becomes mainstream later. What's cooking in the Maverick program in 2020?

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