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10 questions to ask your Chief Data Officer

The role of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) is critical in enabling data-driven business. As organizations orient their strategies around their data, the accuracy and timeliness of information are becoming even more important. This requires organizations to have an effective data management program in place. The CDO is quickly becoming the central role responsible for developing and implementing data management programs, and they are quickly becoming the gatekeepers of information. So if you’re looking to understand your company’s strategy, you will want to start by asking your CDO a few questions. Here are some to get you started. 

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Get to know your CDO!

In today's digital business environment, access to data is becoming increasingly mission-critical. The Chief Data Officer (CDO) is at the forefront of this effort, bringing quality information into the hands of business users. More and more, the CDO is seen as the gatekeep and guardian of information at their organizations.

Tasked with developing a tactical data management strategy, the CDO is responsible for influencing corporate strategy through data. Despite their C-level title, however, not all CDO are created equal or set up for success. We recently spoke to 51 CDOs to understand the good, the bad, and the ugly around their roles.

This report discusses our findings from this unique study, including:

  • Key drivers for hiring a CDO
  • Reporting lines and organizational fit
  • Areas of focus and investment
  • Relationships with other C-level executives
  • And more!
 

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