GARTNER REPORT

The Life of a Chief Data Officer:
A High-Wire Balancing Act

AUGUST 2017 GARTNER REPORT

The Life of a Chief Data Officer: A High-Wire Balancing Act

Gartner Report - Life of CDO

The Chief Data Officer (CDO) has emerged as a critical role in an organization, especially with the recent maturation of many analytics programs to include data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence. As a role that is on the leading edge of data and analytics advancement, the CDO can also be one of the most challenging positions in an organization.

In this report, Gartner discusses the high-wire balancing act that each CDO must traverse to survive and thrive.


This report covers:

  • Key challenges in balancing the demands of old and new analytics requirements
  • How to become the “go-to” leader for data and analytics within your organization
  • 6 “Survive and Thrive” tactics for successful CDO’s

img-20170919-life-of-cdo-eb-hero-v2.pngThe Chief Data Officer (CDO) has emerged as a critical role in an organization, especially with the recent maturation of many analytics programs to include data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence. As a role that is on the leading edge of data and analytics advancement, the CDO can also be one of the most challenging positions in an organization.

In this report, Gartner discusses the high-wire balancing act that each CDO must traverse to survive and thrive.



This report covers:

  • Key challenges in balancing the demands of old and new analytics requirements
  • How to become the “go-to” leader for data and analytics within your organization
  • 6 “Survive and Thrive” tactics for successful CDO’s
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The Life of a Chief Data Officer: A High-Wire Balancing Act

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