Monday, December 22, 2008

Gartner Business Intelligence Summit to be held in The Hague, Netherlands

With the theme of "The BIg Discrepancy: How can we do better with BI?", the Gartner Business Intelligence Summit will be held in The Hague, Netherlands on the coming 20-22 January 2009.

The conference, consists of more than 80 conference sessions and exhibition with more than 25 leading BI technology and service providers, will focus on the following key Business Intelligence issues:

  • Key steps to making Business Intelligence strategic
  • Creating a BI and performance management strategy to widen the use of BI
  • The evolving role of corporate performance management
  • Role, structure and organization of the BI Competency Center
  • Identifying the right metrics to measure performance
  • The Data Warehouse in a time of data explosion
  • New delivery models: Open Source and BI "as a service"
  • The impact of SOA on BI
  • Trends in Enterprise Information Management (EIM) and Master Data Management
  • Difficult choices in the Data Quality tools market
  • Portal strategies for BI integration
  • Business Activity Monitoring and the rise of process-driven BI
  • Determining the "return on BI"
  • Performance management and compliance
  • BI market trends and the increasing impact of the mega-vendors
  • Best practices in budgeting, planning & forecasting
Some key benefits to attend this Summit are:
  • Understanding the business forces that will affect IT leaders of BIIM initiatives
  • Insight into the future scenarios facing BI leaders
  • Techniques in making the right innovation choices at the right time
  • Improved decision-making responsibilities for BI investment
  • Evaluation of the market dynamics when making investment decisions
  • Approaches for melding emerging technologies with existing tools and infrastructure
  • Development of ROI and cost allocation models that impact the business case
  • Linking of CPM to strategic planning, budgets and operational activities to aid strategy execution
  • Improved decision-making through BI initiatives and techniques
Click here for more information about the Gartner Business Intelligence Summit and its online registration.

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beth said... Reply To This Comment

Gartner offers a global series of BI Summits -

20 - 22 January 2009 - The Hague, Netherlands

24 - 25 February 2009 - Sydney, Australia

9-11 March 2009 - WDC area, USA

For more information: http://www.gartner.com/EventsCal

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