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Media Alert: Gartner Announces Business Intelligence Summit 2012

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Media Alert: Gartner Announces Business Intelligence Summit 201209:00 EST Thursday, February 09, 2012 (Business Wire) -- Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT): When: April 2-4 Where: JW Marriott at LA Live, Los Angeles Details: In Gartner's 2012 global survey of CIOs analytics/business intelligence was the top-ranked technology for 2012 as CIOs are combining analytics with other technologies to create new capabilities. Analytics is no longer a stand-alone technology based on isolated data warehouses and analytical models. CIOs need to consider their technology priorities in combination to reach the level of innovation and customer experience that makes the enterprise's strategic objectives achievable. The Gartner Business Intelligence Summit will explore these trends, technologies and strategies that shape today's most successful BI initiatives, and provide in-depth coverage on: Big data and unstructured content requiring special handling Cloud's impact on how organizations source analytics, BI and performance solutions Mobile BI initiatives and new mobile-centric apps The summit delivers insight on the latest hot topics, such as effective BI strategy, cloud and SaaS options for analytics, big data, predictive and prescriptive analytics, dashboard design, and more. Highlights: 5 Tracks and over 60 sessions, including the new Maverick Ideas Track Interactive Workshops End User Case Studies Solution Provider Sessions New, dedicated Program specifically for Healthcare professionals Roundtable Discussions Keynotes:How Algorithms Shape Our World: Kevin Slavin, Entrepreneur, Provocateur, Raconteur Back to Basics: Relevance, Resources and Renovation: Bill Hostmann, Gartner VP & Distinguished Analyst The 2012 Gartner Scenario:The Call for a New CIO Manifesto:Ken McGee, VP & Gartner Fellow The Gartner Magic Quadrant Power Session:Gartner Analysts The Great BI Vendor Debate:Bill Hostmann, Gartner VP & Distinguished Analyst The Gartner BI Summit is co-located with the Gartner MDM Summit. Register for both summits and save $895. Go to for more details. The latest BI tools will be demonstrated by more than 40 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 Gartner Business Intelligence Summit Web site at Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at About Gartner Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, Gartner is a valuable partner to 60,000 clients in 11,500 distinct organizations. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, Gartner works with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 4,500 associates, including 1,250 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 85 countries. For more information, visit GartnerChristy Pettey,