Business Intelligence en Chief Data Officer Playbook: How to Be Successful in This Ground-Breaking Role <div class="node-body blog-body">Companies looking to grow and extract value from their data are increasingly turning to Chief Data Officers (CDOs) to execute their data strategy. The role is new, and a playbook is necessary to address the many challenges CDOs face.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Intelligence Sponsored Business Tips Business Tips Chief Data Officer Chief Data Officer Gartner Gartner Pyramid Analytics Pyramid Analytics SQL Server Pro Guest Blogs Mon, 22 May 2017 09:03:00 +0000 35161 at 5 Common Challenges to Building BI in the Cloud <div class="node-body blog-body">After spending 20 years building analytics, BI and database solutions, I've focused on Cloud data solutions over the past 2 years. 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