How Big Data is Redefining the Role of a CIO

How Big Data is Redefining the Role of a CIO

The Business Leader Who Discovers Winning IdeasThe Business Leader Who Discovers Winning Ideas

Stay connected to outside parties—such as academic incubator hubs—to identify strong proposals about the use of big data.

The Business Leader Who Determines the Metrics for SuccessThe Business Leader Who Determines the Metrics for Success

Toward this goal, develop processes to forecast demand and supply, data quality, risk management, deployment timelines, etc.

The Business Leader Who Pushes Ideas Into ProductionThe Business Leader Who Pushes Ideas Into Production

Work with tech providers to help them build proofs of concept, and then serve as a champion for long-term commitment.

The Product Manager Who Introduces Solutions of EfficienciesThe Product Manager Who Introduces Solutions of Efficiencies

After mapping out data requirements of internal stakeholders, synthesize them to create a small set of standardized offerings, saving on costs and eliminating silos.

The Product Manager Who Engineers New SystemsThe Product Manager Who Engineers New Systems

These systems balance the need for business agility and cash flow against security and privacy concerns.

The Product Manager Who Builds a Thriving Supply ChainThe Product Manager Who Builds a Thriving Supply Chain

Sort out reality from the hype with regard to the abundance of vendors out there. One way: “Place a few bets” by experimenting with promising new data tools.

The Recruiter Who Goes Where the Talent IsThe Recruiter Who Goes Where the Talent Is

Pinpoint geographic hotspots for the skills you seek. Find ways for these tech employees to join your team without relocating.

The Recruiter Who Builds a Nonhierarchical CultureThe Recruiter Who Builds a Nonhierarchical Culture

In today’s collaborative, problem-solving environment, job titles aren’t as important as allowing flexibility for varied but rewarding career paths.

The Recruiter Who Finds Value in Something Other Than MoneyThe Recruiter Who Finds Value in Something Other Than Money

Yes, compensation matters. But a CIO who defines and promotes the meaning of the work will go farther in engaging data teams.

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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