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Cloud BI Strategy: Do’s, Don’ts, and Gotchas

51% of customers surveyed by Gartner reported that they either already use cloud BI or plan to do so in the next 12 months.* What do they know about cloud BI that you don’t — and what should every business consider when developing a cloud strategy?

Cindi Howson of featured analyst firm Gartner is here to explain all the factors you need to know. Plus, you won’t want to miss Anthony Deighton, Qlik’s Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Products, who’ll share the latest on Qlik’s unique hybrid cloud solution. Learn about its flexible deployment options that allow you to keep your data anywhere you like — so you can evolve your analytics to suit your business needs.

Join us for Cloud BI Strategy: Do’s, Don’ts, and Gotchas.

      • Tuesday 12th December
      • 10:00 AM (UK)

Learn about the factors you should consider, including:

      • Where the BI market is going — and what that means for you
      • Why data gravity will drive your cloud BI strategy
      • How and when to move your analytics to the cloud

About the Speakers:


About Anthony Deighton:

Anthony Deighton serves as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Products at Qlik. He is responsible for guiding product strategy and leading all aspects of the company’s R&D efforts.

Since joining Qlik in 2005, Anthony has played a critical role in evolving and driving the product evolution to maximize the potential of visual analytics.

Anthony holds a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. with high distinction from Harvard Business School.

About Cindi Howson:

Cindi Howson is a Research Vice President at Gartner, where she focuses on business intelligence (BI) and analytics. Her work includes writing about market trends, vendors and best practices and advising organizations on these subjects. Of particular interest are visual data discovery, cloud BI, mobile BI and best practices for bigger impact from data. Best practices for bigger impact from business analytics include company culture, measures of success, business-IT partnership, executive-level sponsorship and organizational models to support BI delivery. Ms. Howson also has an interest in diversity of IT teams and improving recruitment in IT.

As the founder of BI Scorecard, Ms. Howson developed an evaluation framework for BI tools and published product reviews based on hands-on testing. She worked with clients on tool selections and strategies for managing BI tool portfolios. Ms. Howson taught for The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) and wrote for Information Week. She authored five books, including "Successful Business Intelligence: Unlock the Value of BI & Big Data" and "SAP BusinessObjects: The Complete Reference." Prior to founding BI Scorecard, Ms. Howson was a manager at Deloitte & Touche, helping clients select, implement and optimize BI tools. She started in BI at Dow Chemical in Switzerland in the early 1990s, selecting and implementing BI tools globally. Her entree into BI was designing decision support systems, writing Lotus 123 macros and FOCUS programs.

* Source: Gartner Event Presentation, Cloud BI: Path to Agility or Destined for Disaster?, Cindi Howson, Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, March 6-9 2017, Grapevine, TX

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About Qlik

Qlik® is a leader in data analytics. Its portfolio of products meets customers’ growing needs from reporting and self-service visual analysis to guided, embedded and custom analytics. Approximately 38,000 customers rely on Qlik solutions to gain meaning out of information from varied sources, exploring the hidden relationships within data that lead to insights that ignite good ideas. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Qlik has offices around the world with more than 1700 partners covering more than 100 countries.

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