I attended the 2016 Gartner Business Intelligence, Analytics & Information Management Summit that was held on 22 - 23 February in Sydney. Below are my notes from the keynote:
The Keynote of the Gartner BI Summit focused on Information Yield: "the dividend received from an investment in information management and analytics". Only 15 percent of all data and analytics strategies reviewed by Gartner analysts over the past two years contained concrete business outcomes. This is as information specialists tend to focus on the structure, consistency and perfection of the data, rather than the desired business outcomes. Rather we should use information yield to tell a story, a narrative, that takes everyone on a journey, rather than produce a spreadsheet. Gartner outlined 3 steps to telling a good Information Yield story:
The keynote went on then to discuss the current landscape of the BI and Analytics Market:
In summary, the keynote provided the following key recommendations:
Business Intelligence Lead.