As we pass the first anniversary of the start of the most recent tech hype tsunami (farewell NFTs, we hardly knew ye), it’s starting to become a little clearer how many enterprises might start their journey with Generative AI – and it’s in areas that are the traditional domain of the CIO, rather than the CDO. So, does that mean that the CDO role will be sidelined in the rush to GenAI? Or should the CDO suit up and go head-to-head with the CIO to lay claim to this growing area? Can we expect a CDO-CIO Rumble in the Jungle?
If you’re a CDO (in either name or responsibility), chances are you’ve had to write a data strategy. If you haven’t, you may feel that everything would go much more smoothly if you were able to pull it out of your bag and wave it in the face of every naysaying executive stakeholder who dares to question your work, with a righteous cry of, “it’s in the data strategy!” Sadly, naysayers are not so easily swayed. But there are some things you can do to at least raise the chances of your data strategy causing the C-suite to fall gratefully in line.