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New Data and Analytics Research: Life of the Chief Data Officer and Data Visualization

by Andrew White  |  August 18, 2017  |  Comments Off on New Data and Analytics Research: Life of the Chief Data Officer and Data Visualization

My colleague Valerie Logan just updated this note: The Life of a Chief Data Officer: A High-Wire Balancing Act.

High-performing data and analytics leaders, like high-wire artists, must keep balanced while serving multiple stakeholders, adapting to constant business “winds of change” and staying current on innovation. Mastering key tactics will help them not only survive but thrive in these critical roles.

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My colleague James Richardson just published: Four Ways to Get More Value From Data Visualization.

Interactive data visualization is a powerful tool for delivering insight to people in an intuitive form. This research addresses what data and analytics leaders can do to get the most from data visualization as part of the ongoing modernization of BI and analytics.

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If you find James’s research useful or interesting, and wanted more to read, I would recommend David McCandless’s Knowledge is Beautiful.  It’s a really interesting book with tons of visual ideas and examples on how to convey meaning.

 

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Andrew White
Research VP
8 years at Gartner
22 years IT industry

Andrew White is a research vice president and agenda manager for MDM and Analytics at Gartner. His main research focus is master data management (MDM) and the drill-down topic of creating the "single view of the product" using MDM of product data. He was co-chair… Read Full Bio




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