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Chief data officer


A chief data officer is a data management role responsible for managing the enterprise’s data assets.


Responsibilities are:

  • Establishing an organizational data (management) strategy.
  • Aligning data-centric requirements with available IT and business resources.
  • Establishing data governance standards, policies and procedures.
  • Providing advice (and perhaps services) to the business for data-dependent initiatives, such as business analytics, Big Data, data quality, and data technologies.
  • Evangelizing the importance of good information management principles to internal and external business stakeholders.
  • Oversight of data usage in analytics and Business Intelligence.


Chief data officer is an instance of a data management role


  • DAMA (2017). DAMA-DMBOK. Data Management Body of Knowledge. 2nd Edition. Technics PublicationsLlc. August 2017.
  • DAMA Dictionary of Data Management. 2nd Edition 2011
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