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Nov 2 2012   1:37PM GMT

Word of the Day – Chief Data Officer definition

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

“We believe that the chief data officer — separate from the chief information officer — will be one of the top critical hires in 2013. By 2015, coming up to 50% of the Fortune 100 will have a chief data officer. That’s up from 5% today.”Shawn Banerji

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is Chief Data Officer, a C-level position whose main purpose is to maximize the value a company gets from the data it generates and maintains.

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