The Chief Data Officer's First 100 Days


Foundational Refreshed: 31 March 2017 | Published: 23 November 2015 ID: G00289836

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Summary

How you perform in your first 100 days as a CDO is crucial to your success or failure. Use Gartner's target outcomes, advice and supporting resources to succeed in the early days of your new role.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • The First 100 Days Plan
    • Prepare Phase (Days −10 to 15)
      • Target Outcomes for the Prepare Phase
      • Actions for the Prepare Phase
      • Communications in the Prepare Phase
      • Resources for the Prepare Phase
    • Assess Phase (Days 0 to 30)
      • Target Outcomes for the Assess Phase
      • Actions for the Assess Phase
      • Communications in the Assess Phase
      • Resources for the Assess Phase
    • Plan Phase (Days 15 to 45)
      • Target Outcomes for the Plan Phase
      • Actions for the Plan Phase
      • Communications in the Plan Phase
      • Resources for the Plan Phase
    • Act Phase (Days 30 to 80)
      • Target Outcomes for the Act Phase
      • Actions for the Act Phase
      • Communications in the Act Phase
      • Resources for the Act Phase
    • Measure Phase (Days 45 to 100)
      • Target Outcomes for the Measure Phase
      • Actions for the Measure Phase
      • Communications in the Measure Phase
      • Resources for the Measure Phase
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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