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STAMFORD, Conn., January 22, 2014

Gartner Announces Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2014

Details: Gartner BI & Analytics Summit 2014 gives you the information you need to apply new BI and analytics technologies to your company to improve performance management, generate new revenue and drive progress toward business goals. The 2014 summit will provide you with actionable insight on big data, on leadership and in making the business case for analytics — insight that you can implement immediately back at the office.

Hot topics to be covered:  

  • Big Data technologies, such as Hadoop, noSQL

  • Infonomics, vaulting your data assets

  • Sensor technology

  • Considerations of ethical limitations of BI

  • Modern trends in BI such as visualization


*Opening Keynote: The Future of Your Business: Transparent, Decisive, Personalized

Frank Buytendijk, Gartner Research VP

Kurt Schlegel, Gartner Research VP

Rita L. Sallam, Gartner Research VP

*Welcome Remarks

Kurt Schlegel, Gartner Research VP

*The Rise of Smart Machines and Their Disruptive Technical, Business, Economic and Social Impacts  

Tom Austin, Gartner VP & Gartner Fellow

*The Gartner Magic Quadrant Panel (BI & Analytics Platforms, BI & Analytics Service Providers, DBMS for Datawarehouse, Advanced Analytics)

Ian Bertram, Managing VP

Mark A. Beyer, Gartner VP Distinguished Analyst

Gareth Herschel, Gartner Research Director

Rita L. Sallam, Gartner Research VP

Alex Soejarto, Gartner Research VP

*Guest Keynote: The Art of Business Influence

Mark Jeffries, Author

*Guest Keynote: Ray Kurzweil

Ray Kurzweil, Innovative Thinker

*Closing Keynote: Monetize Your Information

Kurt Schlegel, Gartner Research VP

The latest solutions and tools will be demonstrated by the more than 50 companies exhibiting at the conference. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory at

Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerBI.

For complete event details, please visit the BI Summit website at Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Janessa Rivera at

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