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Chief Data Officers Play A Leading Role In Business Transformation

Advance Your Insights-Driven Business Aspirations With Strategic Data Leadership

September 11, 2017

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Until recently, the chief data officer (CDO) was the new kid on the block. Today, half of data and analytics decision makers report working for a firm with a CDO. At the 11th Annual MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality Symposium, emerging data leaders described new initiatives that demonstrate a shift in their responsibilities from "defensive" to "offensive" or value-generating. This report helps CIOs understand their colleagues' new responsibilities and how best to partner with them to drive data innovation and business transformation.

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Table of Contents

  • The Chief Data Officer Becomes A Familiar Role
  • CDOs' Responsibilities Move Up The Data Value Chain
  • Recommendations

  • CDOs Drive Data Innovation — Don't Set Them Up To Fail
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents

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