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As data and analytics become prevalent across all aspects of businesses, data-driven insights and analytics-focused strategies are being used to unlock business innovation and growth. Ahead of the Chief Data Officer Forum 2018, we surveyed over 50 data leaders to better understand their preparedness for GDPR implementation, the challenges they face in terms of data storage and looking beyond GDPR to areas of investment for the future.
Your CRM and ERP applications need to deliver data you can trust. Data quality adopted as an ethos ensures the information within your organization is accurate. Accurate, trusted information drives superior business outcomes. These include improved decision making, enhanced operational efficiency and better customer engagement. Download now for 8 top tips from leading Chief Data Officers.
The role of the Chief Data Officer is one that is becoming increasingly popular in the boardroom. However, as often is the case with ‘new ways of doing things’, there remains confusion. What exactly is a CDO – or what should it be? Who should be bestowed these positions and what skills should they bring to the table? Will there really be any way to distinguish between a CDO and, say, a Chief Data Architect other than the initial stamped on one’s business card? Ahead of last years CDO Forum, we asked some of the 'data tsars' attending the event for their thoughts on the matter. Hear from Tony Gosling (MoD), Hany Choueiri (Bank of England), Niall Cottrill (Allianz UK), and Charles Cai (Wanda Group)...
Data is increasingly considered to be the greatest business asset - you can achieve useable, valuable data by having excellent approaches to data acquisition, storage, governance, analysis and security. But a lot of CDO's struggle to use the data to generate new revenue streams, how do you monetise the information? Here we look at seven specific strategies that you can apply within your organisation to monetise your data.
For many CDOs their initial work has focused on creating a data culture, gaining buy-in, overcoming silos, and unpicking the challenges of legacy systems, data spaghetti and, crucially, governance. With those first phases now settling down we can look to predictions for the next stages and ask, what are the actions and outcomes that we can expect to see next.
Data has moved from being a backroom issue predominantly focused on IT systems, compliance issues and data management to being a boardroom issue focused on strategy, insight and competitive advantage. This graphic looks at the 5 hats that today’s Chief Data Officers must wear and explores how the 5 speakers at the upcoming 5th Annual Chief Data Officer Forum will explore these roles.
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Chief Data Officers largely fall into 4 crucial categories: those who innovate, those who monetise, those who protect and those who cut costs.
Which is your main strength as a CDO? What skills do you bring to the table? Ultimately, what type of CDO are you?
Ahead of the Chief Data Officer Forum, which will hear from today's leading Chief Data Officers, we invite you to download your complimentary interactive infographic to explore your key strengths and to discover other skillsets to add to your toolbox.
With predictions that 90% of large organisations will have a Chief Data Officer by 2019, it is clear that those without a CDO are now finding themselves at a serious disadvantage. The important role of the Chief Data Officer has evolved to being boardroom necessity crucial to effective strategy, innovation and competitive advantage.
Ahead of the 5th Annual Chief Data Officer Forum, we asked 300+ CDOs and data professionals to place their nominations for The CDO of The Year Award. The award honours, recognizes and promotes individuals who have made significant changes within their organization through data strategy and innovation. The award is dedicated to recognizing world-class thinking, creativity and execution in data strategy.
Download your complimentary copy of 2017’s Top Influencing CDO’s for a look at the final nominees, the winner of which will be announced in the drinks reception of the Forum in London on the 3rd May.