eBook The Case for the Chief Data Officer, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124114954
  • ISBN-13: 9780124114951
  • DDC: 658.4038
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 88 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Data are an organization’s sole, non-depletable, non-degrading, durable asset. Engineered right, data’s value increases over time because the added dimensions of time, geography, and precision. To achieve data’s full organizational value, there must be dedicated individual to leverage data as assets. Data possesses properties worthy of additional investment. Many existing CDOs are fatally crippled, however, because they lack one or more of these three pillars. Often organizations have some or all pillars already in place but are not operating in a coordinated manner. The overall objective of this book is to present these pillars in an understandable way, why each is necessary (but insufficient), and what do to about it.Uncovers that almost all organizations need sophisticated, comprehensive data management education and strategies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Executive Summary.
1: Introduction – Speaking of Data (Big, Little, Dark …) in Anticipation of the Impending Tsunami.
2: Understanding the Current C-Level is not Data-Knowledgeable.
3: Developing Your Organization’s Data Leveraging Capabilities.
4: Focusing DM to Meet Common Organizational Challenges.
5: Creating the Right Conditions for CDO Success.
6: Conclusions/Suggestions.