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STAMFORD, Conn., January 6, 2017

Gartner Announces Data & Analytics Summit 2017

What: Data & Analytics Summit 2017

When: March 6 – 9, 2017

Where: Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center, Grapevine, TX

Details: Lead in the Age of Infinite Possibilities

Data and analytics are taking center stage as the single most powerful catalyst for change in the enterprise. Gartner’s Data & Analytics Summit embraces the full range of information and analytics challenges faced by today’s IT and business leaders. Gartner analysts and guest speakers will discuss how to:

  • Build and execute an effective, holistic data and analytics strategy

  • Prepare for trends such as AI, Hadoop, IoT, and Blockchain

  • Maximize the impact of Business Intelligence and Master Data Management programs

  • Establish effective information governance for better quality, privacy, and security


2,500 attendees in the following roles will attend the summit:

  • Analytics, Information Management, and Master Data Management Leaders

  • Senior IT and Business Leaders

  • Architects


Gartner’s Data & Analytics Summit agenda features 8 tracks covering the biggest data and analytics challenges and priorities:

  1. Leadership and Organization: Build the Data-Centric Team

  2. Business Outcomes and Strategy: Realize the Value

  3. Master Data Management: Curate Your Most Critical Data Assets

  4. Analytics for All: Reshape the Entire Enterprise

  5. Governance: Maximize Leverage and Control Chaos

  6. Architecture and Technology: Modernize the Foundation

  7. Advanced Capabilities: Be Sophisticated and Precise

  8. Innovation: Explore New Frontiers

Keynote Speakers

Guest Keynotes

  • An Interview with Mr. Robot Creator Sam Esmail: Sam Esmail, Creator/Writer, Mr. Robot

  • How Frustration Makes Us Creative: Tim Harford, Author/Columnist, Financial Times

  • Beyond Data – Leadership Without Chaos: Margaret Heffernan, CEO, Entrepreneur

  • The Impact Code: Nigel Risner, Inspirational Speaker

Gartner Keynotes

  • Connected! An Exploration on How to Live and Work in the Digital Society: Frank Buytendijk, VP & Gartner Fellow

  • Lead in the Age of Infinite Possibilities: Debra Logan, VP & Gartner Fellow, Kurt Schlegel, Research VP

The Solution Showcase

The Solution Showcase will bring together leading technology and service providers highlighting advances in technology through live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings, and dynamic presentations. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory.

Venue and Travel Details

Gartner’s Data & Analytics Summit will take place at the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center in Grapevine, TX. Visit the summit’s website for complete venue and travel details.


Full-time journalists from pure media publications are eligible for a press pass. Please contact Amy Forni for details and to register:

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About Gartner

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