Crossing the data chasm: Emergence of the chief data and analytics officer
As the power of big data and analytics profoundly alters the business landscape it will take extra executive horsepower to navigate new organizational hazards, make tough trade-offs and muster authority. Emerging roles like the chief data officer and the chief analytics officer are helping companies to bridge the trust gap and build an enterprise wide data strategy to gain competitive advantage. What are the challenges facing a chief data officer? What are the traits one needs to succeed in this role?