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Successfully launching the office of the chief data officer- and ensuring its sustained success.
The world of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is right now in a danger zone. There are many technological silver bullets falling out of the sky for us to try out, and it is an exciting time indeed. However, for us to achieve sustainable business value with these technologies we must ensure we are giving due attention to building and maturing our Data & Analytics capabilities.
It is in this environment that the Office of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) plays an increasingly important role. Practically speaking, the CDO is responsible for accelerating enterprise innovation and transformation through strategic management and use of data and analytics.
In 2015, there were just a few hundred Chief Data Officers globally. Since then the number of CDOs has risen into the thousands. The role is still mostly nascent, and it continues to evolve with only 20-30% of CDOs successfully establishing a data culture in their organizations, Bean (2019).