Chief Data Officer | Big Data Executive Search
The Case for Chief Data Officer
It use to be that Chief Information Officers were enough to manage the information and the network. However, the explosion of data has cleaved the CIO role in two. Companies need a Chief Data Officer does more than manage data. That leader holds the key to knowledge generation and management. The Chief Data Officer owns raw data creation, collection, storage, and analysis.
With Big Data Comes Bigger Opportunities
The chief data officer (CDO) is emerging to capture immense opportunities contained in that data. That according to a recent IBM Report entitled Your chief data officer: Re-imagining the business of data. “As an agent of change, CDOs are mobilizing their organizations around an enterprise-wide data strategy, activating the use of data in new ways, and building more data-driven cultures”