Gartner Research

Why Midsize Enterprises Need a Chief Data Officer

Published: 22 June 2018

ID: G00345571

Analyst(s): Alan D. Duncan


Midsize enterprises are increasingly assessing whether they need a chief data officer. Their CIOs should make the case for this role, as it's crucial for improving business outcomes by making business more data-driven.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Establish the Role of Chief Data Officer
  • Build a Decentralized Community of Excellence for Data and Analytics
  • Require Your Chief Data Officer to Show Tangible Benefits From Data and Analytics Investments

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