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Kurt Schlegel

Kurt Schlegel

Vice President

Kurt Schlegel is a member of the Global Content Team tasked with developing the content for Gartner Data & Analytics Summit series globally.

Kurt Schlegel is a Research Vice President at Gartner, studying how organizations apply analytic capabilities to improve performance and optimize decision making.


Years of Experience:

  • 23 years in total with Gartner
  • 23 years in IT industry

Issues I help clients address:

  • Building the business case for analytics
  • Crafting a strategy for analytics
  • Designing the right organizational model for analytics
  • Creating a performance metrics framework
  • Developing and implementing analytic best practices

Roles That Need My Research:

  • Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics

Top Key Initiatives I Cover:

  • Data and Analytics Leaders
  • Analytics and BI Strategies
  • Data and Analytics Programs

Common Inquiries I Address:

  • How can we build a business case for analytics?
  • How should we organize for analytics?
  • Can you review our analytics strategy?
Monday, March 5, 2018 / 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Gartner Opening Keynote: Scale the Value of Data and Analytics

A fundamental shift is underway. From BI to AI. From informing masses, to enabling moments. From our data, to all the data. The need for data and analytics is pervasive — underpinning every business model, every public service mission, and even our personal lives. Unlike other assets, data’s value doesn’t deplete when consumed. Data can and should be used for a multitude of purposes. We have an unprecedented opportunity, and responsibility, to creatively expand the data foundation and accelerate analytical discovery. To accomplish this feat, data and analytic leaders must master four key dimensions of scale: diversity, literacy, complexity, and trust.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 / 7:15 AM - 8:15 AM

Exclusive Breakfast for Midsize Enterprise Forum

Join us for the opportunity to network with other midsize enterprise attendees over breakfast. This will give you the opportunity to get to know each other, share stories and compare best practices.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 / 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Exclusive Roundtable for Midsize Enterprise Forum: Is Self-Service BI the Panacea for Midmarket BI Leaders?

Join your SMB peers for a roundtable discussion on the role of self-service business intelligence. Discuss how other organizations have lessened the workload on it for most BI tasks. How well do self-service data preparation tools work to lessen the dependence on central IT? How can I overcome the skills gap? Will users really build their own reports?

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 / 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Roundtable: Creating Meaningful Business Metrics

In this analyst led roundtable, peers will have an opportunity to share their experiences in how to create a more powerful metrics framework and to make performance measurement the key focal point of their analytics strategy.

Meet the analysts face to face.