Why Attend London's Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024?

Discover what to expect at the London Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024.

Why Attend London's Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024?

1. What is the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024?

The Gartner Data & Analytics Summit is a gathering for chief data analytics officers (CDAOs) and leaders in data and analytics (D&A), envisioning the transformation of organizations through data, analytics, and AI. Scheduled across various global locations, including London, Orlando, Sao Paulo, Mumbai, Tokyo, and Sydney, the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024 offers a unique opportunity for networking and knowledge exchange.

Recently, Castordoc participated in the Orlando Gartner Summit, providing us with valuable insights and knowledge. For those curious about our journey in Orlando, you can check out our key takeaways here!

This article will provide a glimpse as to what to expect at the London Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024.

P.S. CastorDoc will be present at the summit in London too! Stay tuned to discover more about our participation and how you can engage with our team.

2. When & where is the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024?

In the UK, it’s scheduled for May 13-15, 2024 in London, UK at ExCeL London. This event will facilitate networking and knowledge exchange, helping data practitioners connect with D&A experts, learn from peers, and explore rising trends in the data sector.

The summit will also take place at three other locations across the world:

Source: Gartner

3. Who will be attending the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024? ?

  • Heads of data and analytics, CDOs, CAOs, and CDAOs will discover strategies to align organizational culture, skills, and strategies with business priorities.
  • Analytics and business intelligence leaders will gain valuable insights into driving real business value and fostering innovation.
  • Information management and MDM roles will explore adaptable data management capabilities to meet evolving organizational needs.
  • Architects and IT practitioners will discern optimal strategies for digital success.
Source: Gartner Event Brochure

4. What to Expect at London’s Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024?

This year’s Gartner Data & Analytics Summit theme is “Generating Value Together: From Data to AI to Collective Intelligence”. Chief data officers and D&A leaders are embracing the complexities of data, analytics, and AI-driven strategies to unlock significant value for their enterprises. As Gartner puts it, “it's a time where synergies between artificial and human intelligence propel organizational goals forward with unprecedented vigor.”

The London Gartner D&A Summit 2024 will feature:

  • Interactive workshops
  • Roundtables
  • Thought Leadership Theaters
  • Ask the Expert Sessions
  • ABI Bake-Offs
  • Gartner Magic Quadrant™ sessions and Market Guides
  • Gartner One-on-One Meetings
  • The CDAO Circle

4.1. Interactive workshops :

Interactive workshops are small-scale, interactive sessions offering in-depth exploration of specific topics with a practical focus. Pre-registration is required. We recommend:

  • How to Link Data and Analytics to Business Outcome (Monday, 13 May, 2024 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM BST)
    • This workshop focuses on utilizing a popular diagnostic tool to connect data, analytics, governance, and their impact on business processes and outcomes, particularly emphasizing how to integrate P&L and balance data in ERP systems or data lakes.
  • Deploy Data and Analytics Governance for Success (Monday, 13 May, 2024 / 02:15 PM - 03:45 PM)
    • This workshop aligns with CastorDoc's mission by empowering participants to enhance data governance initiatives in line with modern business demands, enabling them to identify key objectives, establish effective KPIs, and leverage suitable technology for operationalization and automation.

4.2 Roundtables:

Roundtables are topic-driven forums moderated by Gartner experts, providing insights into industry-specific issues. Pre-registration is required.

  • How to Create an Inclusive and Mutually Supportive Work Environment for Your Valuable Talent(Monday, 13 May, 2024 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM BST)
    • In this interactive roundtable, data and analytics leaders can collaborate to foster inclusivity within their organizations, sharing insights and strategies to cultivate a work environment where all individuals feel respected, supported, and valued, enabling full participation in decision-making processes and developmental opportunities at both team and enterprise levels.
  • Identify Successful Tactics to Launch and Sustain Data Stewardship (Tuesday, 14 May, 2024 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM BST)
    • Joining peers in this collaborative session provides an opportunity to explore effective methods for identifying and engaging data stewards, crucial for sustaining the work of data stewardship, allowing for the exchange of insights and best practices, aligning with CastorDoc's focus on data governance and ensuring the responsible management of data assets within organizations.

4.3 Thought Leadership Theaters:

These 20-minute Ted Talk-style sessions feature provocative discussions on emerging ideas by experts. CastorDoc recommends:

  • Embracing Bias in the Era of Generative AI (Wednesday, 15 May, 2024 / 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM BST)
    • In this Thought Leadership Theater session, participants delve into the concept of GenAI, examining its foundation on models that mirror our biased world and exploring scenarios where bias can have positive implications.

4.4 Ask the Expert sessions

Topic-driven sessions that provide a more intimate discussion forum, featuring one Gartner expert and end-user peers posing questions. We recommend:

  • How Can You Leverage Technologies to Solve Data Quality Challenges? (Monday, 13 May, 2024 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM BST)
    • In this session, attendees will explore how modern data quality solutions, leveraging metadata and AI/ML technologies, are revolutionizing the approach to addressing data quality issues by automating processes and streamlining efforts, providing comprehensive insights into the latest advancements and best practices in data quality-related technologies.
  • How Will Laws and Regulations Affect AI Products and Services? (Tuesday, 14 May, 2024 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM BST)
    • In this session, experts discuss the emerging landscape of AI-related laws and regulations proposed by jurisdictions, analyzing their potential impact on businesses and offering insights on how to prepare for potential changes.

4.5 ABI Bake-Offs

Side-by-side demonstrations of leading analytics and BI solutions using a common dataset focused on societal impact. We recommend:

  • Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms (Tuesday, 14 May, 2024 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST)
    • This session offers live demonstrations and comparisons of leading analytics products like Power BI, Tableau, and Oracle Analytics Cloud, providing valuable insights into their key features, strengths, weaknesses, and upcoming innovations, essential for organizations seeking to modernize their analytics capabilities

4.6 Gartner Magic Quadrant™ sessions and Market Guides :

Sessions designed to discover how well IT solution providers are executing against their stated vision and what products best suit your use cases.

  • Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms (Monday, 13 May, 2024 / 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM BST)
    • This research session guides data and analytic leaders in selecting analytics and business intelligence (ABI) platforms that support the needs of IT, business analysts, and content consumers, emphasizing integration with cloud ecosystems and business applications while prioritizing openness and interoperability.
  • Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools (Tuesday, 14 May, 2024 / 02:00 PM - 02:20 PM BST)
    • This session presents insights from the latest Magic Quadrant on data integration tools, examining vendors and their technologies, highlighting strengths and advantages to aid in technology evaluation, essential for organizations seeking to access, integrate, and manage data across diverse endpoints and infrastructures

4.7 Gartner One-on-One Meetings

30-minute personalized consultations with Gartner experts to help plan and invest wisely. You can view all experts HERE.

4.8 The CDAO Circle

The CDAO Circle offers chief data and analytics officers to network and explore strategies, ideas, and more. This includes:

  • Exclusive executive experience for accelerating D&A strategy
  • Access to presentations, discussions, and networking opportunities
  • Exclusive interactive sessions
  • CDAO lunches
  • Priority access
  • Early access to keynotes

Applicants must meet the following qualification criteria to participate:

1. Enterprisewide CDO or CAO, or

2. Business unit or regional CDO or CAO responsible for:

  • Private sector: €250 million+ in revenue
  • Public sector: 1,000+ employees

You can learn more about the CDAO Circle Program HERE.

5. Tracks at a Glance

This year’s agenda delivers the latest technology, strategy and leadership insights across 6 tracks, covering the challenges most critical to data and analytics leaders.

The six key tracks of the event focus on:

With over 100 sessions tailored to help data and analytics leaders optimize business value, attendees can delve into specific areas of interest to drive impactful decisions within their organizations.

6. Why Attend a Gartner Conference?

Attending a Gartner conference gives access to expert guidance, high-quality networking, exclusive insights into industry trends and problem-solving with leading solution providers. Here are a few of the Gartner Summit’s advantages:

  • Diverse Session Formats: From interactive workshops to thought-provoking roundtable discussions and engaging Ask the Expert sessions, participants will have opportunities to delve into specific topics, exchange ideas with peers, and gain valuable guidance from Gartner experts.
  • Cutting-edge Topics: Explore the latest trends and technologies shaping the data and analytics landscape, including AI, machine learning, data governance, and more.
  • Industry-leading Speakers: Hear from top industry leaders, experienced Gartner analysts, and keynote speakers who will share their expertise, best practices, and real-world case studies.
  • Hands-on Learning: Participate in hands-on workshops, where you can acquire practical skills, best practices, and actionable strategies to address key challenges and capitalize on emerging opportunities in data and analytics.
  • Networking Opportunities: Engage with peers, industry professionals, and Gartner experts through networking events, roundtable discussions, and interactive sessions. Build valuable connections, share experiences, and collaborate with like-minded professionals to drive innovation.
  • In-depth Research Insights: Access Gartner Predicts and other research-backed insights to stay ahead of the curve and gain a deeper understanding of the forces shaping the future of data and analytics. Explore Gartner Magic Quadrant™ sessions to evaluate IT solution providers and identify the best-fit solutions for your organization.

7. CastorDoc’s Involvement

As mentioned earlier, CastorDoc will also be present at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024 in London in May ! Join us there to connect with the our team and discover how we're transforming enterprise data intelligence.

At our booth, you can:

  • Sign up for a personalized demo
  • Enjoy professional networking
  • Set up 1:1 data strategy consultation
  • Grab some free merch and goodies

CastorDoc is an AI assistant powered by a Data Catalog, leveraging metadata to provide accurate and nuanced answers to users.

Our platform integrates advanced governance, cataloging and lineage capabilities with a user-friendly data assistant, creating a powerful tool for enabling self-service analytics. Visit our booth and discover why our users appreciate CastorDoc's autonomy, trustworthiness, and efficiency features.

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