CIO-plus: Preparing for ‘Big Data’: CIOs, CMOs and chief digital officers

CIO-plus: Preparing for ‘Big Data’: CIOs, CMOs and chief digital officers

A roundup of news, reviews and trends for business technology leaders.

Most ANZ organisations unprepared for ‘Big Data’

Lack of analytics capabilities a prime concern to 28 per cent of IT professionals, reports ISACA.

Why the chief digital officer role is on the rise

Technology is coming at organisations from seemingly every angle thanks to social media, mobile technology, big data, analytics, reporting, infrastructure, storage and more. How can older "traditional" companies compete in a digital world with newer companies that were born in the digital age? A chief digital officer (CDO) may be the answer. However, this role is new, untested and is still in a state of evolution.

For CMOs, Big Data Can Lead to Big Profits

It's become a common refrain that marketers need to become more data-driven. This infographic breaks down the pressures that chief marketing officers are under and the upside to embracing big data.

The Care and Feeding of Data Scientists

CIOs must encourage data scientists to solve real business problems, not just play with data.

Articles on the digital enterprise from our archives:

Data scientist: Most 'in demand' job of the century? Thomas Davenport, Harvard Business School professor, says demand for data scientists is 'just insatiable'.

The power of a great marketing-IT relationship

There is a significant transformation starting to take place as digitisation continues to change the business landscape. We are seeing the control of an organisation's IT budget slowly slipping away from the CIO, with many vendors now bypassing IT departments and new disruptors presenting alternative solutions.

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