The Chief Information Officer and the Chief Data Officer Complement Each Other

Archived Published: 24 March 2015 ID: G00274148

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CIOs support new CDOs who, in turn, ease the CIO's burden. Each must support the other in delivering business — CIOs through computing infrastructure, and CDOs through information and analytics. Both have data duties, work with peers and drive business value — and neither can succeed alone.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Why Do We Need a CDO in the First Place?
    • Many Organizations Are Creating or Considering the CDO Role
    • CDO: Friend or Foe of the CIO?
    • Measuring CIO Success Against CDO Success
      • Clash or Collaborate?
    • Conclusion: The CDO Is the Ally of the CIO
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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