Gartner Research

The Rise of 'Data and Analytics' Roles Points to Digital Business Transformation

Published: 05 February 2016

ID: G00300251

Analyst(s): Andrew White , Joe Bugajski , Jamie Popkin

Summary

Gartner clients are creating new roles, job titles and duties referring to "data and analytics," a shift in wording that reflects the wider transformation to data-driven digital business. The leaders of this transformation are new data executives, especially chief data officers.

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Analysis

  • The Rise of "Data Executives"
  • Traditional IT Roles and Titles Are Evolving
  • The CDO as Data and Analytics Catalyst

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