1,000 chief data officers globally; 35% of them are from banking: Gartner

As CIOs become overwhelmed by IT demands, chief data officers are stepping in to serve as a centralized point of data and governance. Due to influx of data, Gartner's Debra Logan sees emergence of new roles, including chief data officers (CDOs) and chief analytics officers (CAOs), in the enterprise. Logan adds, "We see lot of tensions between classic CIOs and chief data and analytic officers. But, CIOs need to understand that the new disciplines that are emerging are around data management and it is a separate discipline from technology management."

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Updated Date: Dec 01, 2015 12:34:33 IST