Emergence of the Chief Data Officer

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A new role introduced to the executive suite, known as the Chief Data Officer, this person will have different responsibilities to the traditional CIO. While the CIO works on the infrastructure of a company, the CDO will be required to have extensive skills and knowledge in areas such as social media, marketing and sales. As with any emergence of important top level jobs, there are gray areas that will be up for dispute between the “chiefs” of a company.

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