16 December, 2013
C-ing Is Believing: Data Analytics And The Expanding C-suite
The chief technology officer (CTO) position was once created on an ad-hoc basis to develop new technologies and vanish when the task was complete. CTOs are now permanent fixtures at midsize companies, and even more specific roles have started to emerge, such as chief data officers (CDO) and chief analytics officers (CAO). The broadening C-suite is in large measure a response to the evolution of big data analytics and cloud computing, which conspire to offer companies a vast array of usable insight provided they have enough executive support.