Knowledge Center: Publication
Information and Technology Officers
The war for data talent2/4/2013 Ryan Bulkoski and Adam Zellner
As organizations have moved to define, and implement, strategies around data over the last decade, a new box has begun to appear on organizational charts. Such titles or descriptors as Chief Data Officer, Business Intelligence, Predictive Analytics, Data Scientist, Information Services and the like are now commonplace at the most senior level, as opposed to being a previously obscure role that often lacked a natural place in the organization. As organizations look to fill these newly defined boxes, a true war for talent has been sparked within a relatively unmapped talent pool.