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CDO strategies for success in a new era of big data and advanced analytics


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Meet the members of our THINK Data Community

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    Derek Strauss

    CDO, TD Ameritrade

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    Eugene Kolker

    CDO, Seattle Children's

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    Jennifer Ippoliti

    Former CDO, Raymond James

    Financial Inc.

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    Andrew Salesky

    Global Data Officer, Charles

    Schwab & Co., Inc.

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Europe CDO Leaders

London, UK, October 13-14

CDO Government Summit

Washington, D.C., October 20-21

IBM Insight

Las Vegas, NV, October 25-26

IBM CDO Strategy Summit, Fall

Boston, MA, Novermber 12-13


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Your small business can benefit from a hard look at your data.

Data And Analytics Power Technology At The US Open

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Data And Analytics Strategies: What Investors Think

Across all industries, a data and analytics strategy is mandatory.

Why an analytics culture change needs strong data stewards

Companies need not only data, but a steward to wrangle it.

Why CIOs Need a Chief Data Officer

Could a CDO help your company tap into new revenue streams?

Here’s why your organization needs a Chief Data Officer

Read the case for hiring a CDO.

Success stories & tips

Ursula Cottone: Going from compliance to competitive advantage

Find out how data can be used as as a strategic enterprise asset.

Jennifer Ippoliti: Build the right data team

Get tips on launching a CDO office.

Data innovation can lead to monetization

Understand why CDOs need to think like designers.



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Strategies for the CDO in a new era of big data and advanced analytics.



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New ideas and success stories for the CIO transforming business through tech.