Chief Digital Officer and Digital StrategyAn interesting article in the Financial Times explains the role of the CDO...
"It is a very different role from that of the chief information officer, whose job — though complex — is more about following procedures and keeping the company’s IT systems running."
"The digital role, by contrast, is to lead transformation. The job involves looking for business opportunities that have been enabled by the digital revolution. It also involves focusing on customers and how their needs might change because of technological developments."
Gartner recognises that Chief Data Officers (CDOs) are on the rise in regulated industries. Gartner predicts that 50% of all companies in regulated industries will have a CDO by 2017