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First Gartner CDO Survey: Governance and Analytics Will Be Top Priorities in 2016

Published: 06 January 2016

ID: G00291270

Analyst(s): Debra Logan, Jamie Popkin, Mario Faria

Summary

Gartner's first survey of working chief data officers finds that their main mandate and objective is to manage, govern and exploit information as an organizational asset. As a newly emerging role, there is a high degree of variability in what CDOs do, to whom they report and how they are measured.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • CDO Survey Findings
    • Responsibilities
    • Reporting Relationships
    • Metrics
    • Maturity Levels
    • Information Evangelism
    • Key Skills and Background
    • Budget
    • Long-Term Strategy Versus Quick Wins
    • Challenges and Roadblocks
    • Outlook for the Future of the Role

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