Putting a price on your head (of data): The ROI of a CDO

The chief data officer has become recognized as a key role in a financial firm’s ability to manage its data assets, and reduce costs and risk. So why is it also so notoriously short-lived?

It’s the biggest challenge facing chief data officers: placing a value on their own positions. In order to secure funding for ambitious (read: expensive) data management projects, they must demonstrate the value of good data quality for more than just the sake of good data quality. Thus, even though a CDO in a large organization may oversee an annual budget of more than $30 million, the average tenure of a CDO is just 2.4 years—barely enough time to get any significant data management project

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@waterstechnology.com or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.waterstechnology.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@waterstechnology.com to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Waterstechnology? View our subscription options

Most read articles loading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here