Chapter 2

Understanding the Current C-level is not Data-Knowledgeable

2.1 Chapter Overview

We describe the reasons that C-level executives are not data-knowledgeable. To understand the challenge, it is important to understand leadership and symbolism requirements accruing to chief officer positions, as well as a needed technology management focus, and highlight the varied backgrounds brought to IT chiefs.

2.2 Who is Your Data Chief?

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