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Future Chief Data Officer

Jun, 2018

According to Gartner’s research vice president Mario Faria, 90 per cent of large companies will have a chief data officer by the end of 2019 and 50 per cent of these CDOs will be seen to fail. The Future Chief Data Officer special report, published in The Times, explores the fine line CDOs must tread between innovation and maintaining customer trust, and the vital part they can play in a company, even as the scope of their role may remain largely undefined. Also featured are articles on how CDOs can analyse unstructured data, become ethical standard bearers and measure their success, as well as an infographic detailing the rise of the CDO's role


The appointment of chief data officers at large organisations has ramped up in recent years as companies realise the importance of data as a fundamental business asset, with nine out of ten enterprises expected to fill this role by next year