Gartner CDAO Effectiveness Diagnostic

The Gartner Chief Data and Analytics Officer Effectiveness Diagnostic provides Data and Analytics Leaders with a comprehensive set of benchmarks to accelerate decision making and drive execution.

Measure your effectiveness as a leader and identify actionable steps

Why leaders love the Gartner CDAO Effectiveness Diagnostic

Fast track your personal development

Get personalized and actionable recommendations enable Data and Analytics Leaders to maximize strengths and fill gaps to continue on their path toward professional growth.

Deliver business value

Deep dive into your team effectiveness and identify improvements to drive business value across your organization.

Inform your next steps

Explore this roadmap to further develop your effectiveness as a Data and Analytics Leader with links to relevant Gartner research and tools.

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Focus on these four foundational areas for your professional development


Create and sustain a strong data & analytics function by exhibiting critical leadership behaviors such as relationship building, influencing, communicating effectively and building an engaged team.

Operational excellence

Improve the efficiency and quality of business processes through platforms and tools to enable more consistent and higher-quality execution.

Skills and culture

Make data-informed decisions a habit across the enterprise by enhancing data literacy and making it simple for business users to integrate data & analytics into their workflows.

Business outcomes

Generate business value and support transformation by infusing data &analytics throughout the organization.

Drive stronger performance on your mission-critical priorities.