Successful Organizational Design Principles for the Office of the Chief Data Officer

Foundational Refreshed: 27 March 2017 | Published: 04 November 2015 ID: G00291254


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The success of the office of the chief data officer is highly dependent on the organizational structure that will be put in place. CDOs should apply the principles presented here when designing their office.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Organize the Office of the CDO Based on Your Company's Business Needs and Expectations
    • Identify What Type of CDO Your Company Expects to Have in Place
    • Perform a Self-Assessment of Your Current Personal Leadership Style
    • Collaborate With Your Direct Reports So They Can Understand Benefits and Consequences of the Organizational Design
    • Always Review and Optimize Your Organizational Structure to Reflect Evolving Business Strategy
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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