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CDO: The Disrupter in Chief

“Disrupt, or be disrupted.” That’s the rallying cry of commerce in the 21st century, and big data is the materiel that battles will be fought with. Companies increasingly are turning to chief data officers (CDOs) t Read more…

Do You Need a Chief Data Scientist?

Data scientists are modern-day wizards who can turn digital coal into virtual diamonds. But data scientists are unique individuals with special talents, and organizations risk squandering those gifts if data scientists a Read more…

The CDO’s Role in Leading Data-Driven Transformation

The evolution demanded of companies today is propelled by the blurring of lines between the physical and digital worlds. With faster internet connections, the adoption of mobile and cloud technologies, as well as the adv Read more…

CDO Stature Rises, But Data Strategies Fall Short

The role of chief data officers (CDO) is expanding as companies look to unlock value in their vast stores of customer and other data, Still, many CDOs still face a misalignment between goals and priorities, a new vendor Read more…

COVID-19 Has a Data Governance Problem

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many of the world’s activities at a stand-still. Scientists and government officials have been working furiously behind the scenes to forecast the spread and growth of the virus since the Read more…

The First Step to Success for the Chief Data Officer: Changing Your Outlook on Business Value

The modern enterprise no longer needs to worry about obtaining the necessary data to understand their customer’s habits and needs. The issue that companies grapple with today is rooted in the required scale and agility Read more…

The Evolving Role of the CDO

Who drives the big data and AI strategy at your company? Surveys show that many of the biggest and most analytically advanced companies are increasingly turning to chief data officers (CDOs) for leadership and guidance o Read more…

AI Needs To Be Easier, But How?

Companies today are scrambling to take advantage of the rapid evolution of artificial intelligence technologies, such as deep learning. They're driven in part by fear of being left behind, and hopes of getting ahead of c Read more…

The Emerging Role of the Chief Data Officer

Across all industries, enterprises have access to more data than ever before as insights pour in from machines throughout the company, customer queries, and archived information. These exponentially growing volumes of in Read more…

One on One with the CDO of the Year

What does it mean to be a chief data officer in 2017? We asked Dr. Inderpal Bhandari, who was just named the United States CDO of the Year last week by the CDO Club, for insight into the job. Dr. Bhandari, who is the Read more…

Smaller BI Vendors Dominate Rankings

Smaller, agile analytics vendors rank highest in terms of customer satisfaction and market credibility, according to a new study of the business intelligence market. The survey released by market researcher Dresner Ad Read more…

CAO or CDO? Analytic Institute Examines Differences

One of the most important challenges a company faces as it embark on a big data journey is hiring the right people for the right roles. But quite often, companies are faced a dilemma: Should they hire a chief data office Read more…

Three Ways Open Data Could Make California Golden

While California is widely regarded as the high-technology hub of the world, the state lacks a cohesive open data policy. Last week, a non-profit think tank in the Golden State released a report detailing why the state g Read more…

One on One with IBM’s Global VP for Data Analytics

As the Global Vice President of Systems Software and Growth Solutions for IBM, Jacqueline Woods has a tremendous amount of influence over a $12-billion portfolio of cloud, mobile, and big data solutions. Woods, who deliv Read more…

Big Data Going Mainstream, Corporate Survey Finds

Conventional wisdom has it that inside the enterprise mostly data scientist and analysts along with perhaps a few CIOs are invested in big data and analytics. A new "executive" survey by the business strategy consultant Read more…

Commerce Department to Hire Data Czar

In an effort to make greater use of government data, the U.S. Commerce Department is hiring its first chief data officer and convening an industry panel to make agency data more accessible. Several agencies within the Read more…

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