Just Adding a Chief Data Officer Isn’t Enough

Harvard Business Review

He said that without changes in incentives, as well as a change in the structure of the C-suite, broad-based roles like Chief Information Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, and Chief Data Officers are hampered in their effectiveness. David Aaker’s helps explain why in his book, Spanning Silos: The New CMO Imperative. Though he was writing about Chief Marketing Officers, his advice is equally valuable here.