Trends Report

Insights-Driven Businesses Appoint Data Leadership

Chief Data Officers Embrace Business Objectives — And Deliver Business Results

March 19th, 2018
With contributors:
Elizabeth Cullen , Gene Leganza , Jun Lee


New data and analytics leadership roles come with many titles but ultimately the same responsibility: to drive not only the management and governance of data but also its use across the organization. Forrester conducted an online survey of chief data officers (CDOs) and chief analytics officers (CAOs) to explore these relatively new roles: their mandates, reporting and organizational structures, and resources as well as the services they provide and outcomes they achieve. Read this report to see how today’s CDOs must embrace the mandate to foster insights-driven organizations.

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