Gartner Research

How to Overcome Critical Roadblocks to Succeed as Chief Data Officer

Published: 27 January 2016

ID: G00290908

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

Summary

Enterprises are appointing chief data officers to lead information and analytics initiatives that will exploit the value of information assets. However, there is often resistance to these initiatives, and CDOs must identify and overcome the roadblocks to success.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Identify the Major Roadblocks and Prioritize Them According to Business Impacts
  • Determine the Root Causes of These Roadblocks and Map Who the Blockers Are
  • Establish a Plan of Action to Deal With the Top Priority Roadblocks by Focusing on Positive Business Outcomes

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