How Chief Data Officers Can Use an Information Catalog to Maximize Business Value From Information Assets


Archived Published: 06 May 2016 ID: G00292843

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Summary

To monetize internal and external business data, chief data officers must learn lessons from traditional asset management disciplines. By using an information catalog properly, CDOs can develop and expand a data-driven culture and derive new value from their organization's information assets.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Use a Modern Information Catalog to Curate the Inventory of Information Assets
    • Build on the Information Catalog by Tracking Analytic Outcomes and Realized Business Benefits
    • Use Smart Data Discovery Tools to Augment and Enhance the Information Catalog
  • Appendix
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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