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New Data and Analytics Research: Staffing the Office of the CDO and Overcoming Roadblocks

by Andrew White  |  August 11, 2017  |  Comments Off on New Data and Analytics Research: Staffing the Office of the CDO and Overcoming Roadblocks

Mario Faria and colleagues just updated their Staffing the Office of the CDO.

The office of the chief data officer frequently has limited staffing, which hinders its ability to achieve organizationwide objectives. To staff key activities, data and analytics leaders should focus role and hiring decisions on digital business priorities and goals.

Mario and colleagues also just published How to Overcome Critical Roadblocks to Succeed as Chief Data Officer.

Organizations hire data and analytics leaders such as chief data officers to exploit the value of information assets. But this new role often encounters obstacles and outright resistance. Forward-looking data and analytics leaders should plan to identify and overcome roadblocks to their success.

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Andrew White
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Andrew White is a Distinguished Analyst and VP. His roles include Chief of Research and Content Lead for Data and Analytics. His main research focus is data and analytics strategy, platforms, and governance. Read Full Bio

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