This presentation was given at the Chief Data Officer Summit, Budapest, Hungary, in December 2018. The presentation addresses the growing challenges of managing data and extracting value from it. These challenges have, in turn, prompted many organizations to consider the employment of a Chief Data Officer. Who are CDOs? What do they do, and how do they fit into the organization?
"In terms of the time spent on gaining insight to act, data professionals are still spending 75% of that time searching for and preparing data and only 25% of it doing analysis. But time spent protecting data also needs to be considered a data activity, and is a key element of success." — Associate Vice President Tom Vavra, European Software