Gartner Research

Write a Winning Business Case for a Chief Data Officer

Published: 28 August 2018

ID: G00345935

Analyst(s): Debra Logan, Joe Bugajski


Given the fast pace of digital business transformation, over 10,000 companies have already appointed executives to focus on data, analytics and digital strategy. Data and analytics leaders must develop a compelling business case for a CDO to start realizing the promise of D&A.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Benchmark Your Current Capabilities to Show How D&A Could Drive Strategic Goals
  • Map Your Business’s D&A Challenges to Gartner’s Business Value Model
  • Assess Peer Receptivity to Your Planned Gains and Cost-Efficiencies
  • Communicate the CDO Value Proposition to Other Executives on an Ongoing Basis

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