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15 Chief Data Officer Job Requirements
Sixty-one percent of CIOs want to hire chief data officers (CDOs) within the next 12 months. At a high level, CDOs oversee how data is gathered, managed, protected, and monetized. But what else fits into a CDO job description? Here are 15 requirements for the position.
1. CDO Big Picture Responsibilities
A CDO provides vision and strategy for all data management activities. She is a champion for global data management, governance, quality and vendor relationships across the enterprise. The CDO oversees the Enterprise Information Management (EIM) program, data scientists and data stewards and data service providers. She establishes data policies, standards, organization and enforcement of EIM concepts. The CDO oversees and reports on data metrics. And she has executive-level responsibility for all enterprise information/data management budgeting and initiatives.Image: iStock