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Build a Data-Driven Enterprise

Published: 08 August 2018

ID: G00348390

Analyst(s): Andrew White , Mike Rollings


Building a data-driven enterprise is not just about encouraging the use of data in decision-making. Data and analytics leaders must lead development of the correct competencies and rebalance work to be consistent with their enterprise's ambitions for generating information value.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop Your Data-Driven Ambition
  • Align Executive Responsibility With Enterprise Ambition
  • Identify Competency Gaps and How to Close Them Collaboratively
    • Centralized: Office of the CDO
    • Decentralized: Shared Work and Competencies

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