The annual Gartner Data & Analytics Summit is just around the corner. As in past years, we are all anticipating the overwhelming sessions and agenda throughout this exciting week. This time in Grapevine, Texas (again)! In between sessions, catch a breath of fresh air and check out the exhibit hall to collect a bag of goodies to bring home. While T-shirts always make good pajamas, we may also wonder which sessions and vendors we should not miss. With all of the sessions available at the Summit, here are our suggestion on the ones you don’t want to miss!
The annual Gartner Data & Analytics Summit is just around the corner. With the usual jam-packed agenda, you may wonder where to best spend your time. Here are our suggestions for the session you won’t want to miss:
How to Create and Lead High-Performance Data and Analytics Team: Monday, March 5, 2018 10:45 am: Starting a data and analytics team is not an easy task. Learn about the secrets to succeed with Alan Duncan. To help you prepare for that session, you may want to check out this article:[CDO, they are not who you think they are].
The Essentials of Modern BI and Analytics: Monday, March 5, 2018 2 pm: As we are in 2018, we may wonder what’s the future of BI and analytics. How can we stay competitive and ahead of the game? Cindi Howson will share the key trends in the industry. Check out this blog on the [2017 BI and Big Data Trends] to help you prep for this session.
Hadoop and Spark: Understanding Open-Source Opportunities and Risks:Tuesday, March 6, 2018 2 pm: Big Data is a hot topic. What does Big Data or Hadoop mean for your organization? How can you best utilize Hadoop and Spark for your big data needs? Check out this session with Merv Adrian to learn more about Hadoop. You may also want to check out this white paper on [Modernizing BI on Big DATA]
Achieve Self Service Data and Analytics at Scale: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 3 pm: Many enterprises are working toward Self Service BI. What does it mean to achieve Self Service data and analytics at scale? How can we have self service analytics and large scale data? Carlie Idoine will share the future of self service data and analytics. You may also be interested in this Webinar with [Tyson Foods to learn how they achieve self service BI.]
See Customers in action:
Mark Ramsey, Chief Data Office at GlaxoSmithKline, and Chris Crotts, Group National Insights Manager at Toyota, will be on stage to share their experience with BI on Big Data. Learn how GSK delivers a holistic view of all data across their big data platform with different BI tools. Hear from Chris on how Toyota enables self serve BI to their data users on their data lake. Don’t miss out on their session on Wednesday, March 7 at 12:30pm.
Stop by the AtScale booth #927 and learn how you can deliver insights across your organization using any BI tool on any data source.You may also request a 1-on-1 demo ahead of time [HERE]. Learn how you can achieve success with BI on Big Data.
To learn about successful BI on Big Data tactics, check out this webinar with Jen Underwood and Bruno Aziza as they share the BI on the data lake Checklist.