The 2016 Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit opens on Monday, March 14, and Dell will be there to support, sponsor, present and demonstrate the latest in big data, IoT and analytics.

We welcome you to join us for a customer panel session on Monday, March 14, at 10:45 a.m. Dell’s Chief Research Officer, Shawn Rogers, will be joined by Cisco’s Robert Lake, Senior Manager, Data Science; Bill Boswell, Senior Director, Cloud Services Marketing and Business Strategy for Siemens; and Ilkay Altintas, Chief Data Science Officer of the San Diego Super Computing Center to discuss “Building an Analytics-Driven Enterprise Using IoT and Big Data.” The panel will address a series of questions: How do healthcare, manufacturing and technology drive innovation with analytics? How do leaders prepare for the future? You’ll hear from the talented panel of innovators and adopters of IoT and big data analytics as they discuss how data is helping to modernize and transform their organizations today and into the future. Join us to learn more about the experiences that have enabled discovery, innovation and growth, and the reasons to adopt these best practices for your organizations.

Additionally, Lisa Kart, a Research Director on Gartner’s Data and Analytics team, will focus a session on data science and advanced analytics, including predictive and prescriptive analytics, machine learning, and optimization. Join us at 4:15pm on Monday, March 14, where Lisa will be presenting a “Magic Quadrant Power Session: Advanced Analytics Platforms.” The session will look at predictive analytics and other categories of advanced analytics that represent the fastest-growing segment of the analytics market. This year's advanced analytics MQ focuses on a set of easy-to-use visual modeling tools that address a broad range of industries and use cases. Dell joins SAS, IBM, KNIME and RapidMiner as a Leader in this market. Also, Gartner recently recognized Dell Statistica as a Leader in its newest “Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platform.”

We look forward to seeing you, please take time to stop by Dell booth #525 and we hope you have a very worthwhile Gartner Summit!