Chief Data Officer
2:00 PM Building Enterprise Analytical Capabilities from the Ground up – Challenges and Opportunities for CDOs
Many organizations are struggling with putting together the right organizational structure, technologies and processes to support the growing need for analytics with few good examples available to follow. Chief Data Officers are to define and implement strategies to support these needs. However, CDOs are often inherit unwieldy organizational structures and siloes that are make their task complicated, stressful and, most importantly, rendering them less effective. We will briefly describe the journey UCLA’s CDO took over the past five years to build state-of-the-art analytical capabilities from the ground up. We will also discuss lessons learned, key success factors, and how CDOs can avoid some of the not-so-apparent mistakes.