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Chief Data and Analytics Officer

“Chief data and analytics officer” (CDAO) refers to the business leadership role that has the primary enterprise accountability for value creation by means of the organization’s data and analytics assets, as well as the data and analytics ecosystem. Equivalent titles for this role are chief data officer, chief analytics officer (if the CDAO role or equivalent is not in the enterprise), chief/head of data and analytics, and other variations.

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