The Data Standard
In this episode of The Data Standard, our Data Scientist Catherina Tao talks to the Director of Data Strategy and Governance at Teradata, Kevin Lewis, about the role of Chief Data Officers.
Kevin shares golden nuggets from his long experience of working as a data advisor for large enterprises. The two talk about Lewis’ article called “Six Crucial Refinements to Conventional Wisdom About Data Strategy,” where he explains the role of Chief Data Officers and how it fits into the overall data strategy.
Kevin talks about how new Chief Data Officers struggle with new tasks, why they have issues, and the best practices to overcome them. He also talks about the current industry standards in the Data Industry, what companies and partners expect, and how CDO’s can prepare for what awaits them.
Practical and actionable knowledge is essential for this role and Kevin shares his concepts of “Overcorrection” and “The Wild Wild West” that summarize his thoughts and experience in the data strategy world.