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How to Overcome Critical Roadblocks to Succeed as Chief Data Officer

Published: 10 August 2017

ID: G00338191

Analyst(s): Valerie Logan , Debra Logan , Mario Faria


Organizations hire data and analytics leaders such as chief data officers to exploit the value of information assets. But this new role often encounters obstacles and outright resistance. Forward-looking data and analytics leaders should plan to identify and overcome roadblocks to their success.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Roadblocks and Prioritize Them by Business Impact
  • Find Saboteurs and Defuse Their Impact
  • Remove or Neutralize the Most Critical Roadblocks by Delivering Exceptional Business Outcomes

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