The Chief Data Officer’s playbook - Caroline Carruthers & Peter Jackson by Venturi's Voice: Technology | Career | Leadership published on 2017-11-14T10:42:55Z In this episode Andy Davis talks to Caroline Carruthers & Peter Jackson, the authors of the Chief Data Officer's playbook. The CDO’s playbook is a practical guide and a must read for data leaders building the foundation and value creation from data. In the show they discuss the role of a CDO and dispel many common misconceptions surrounding the title. They also chat about the difficulty some businesses have when trying to discern the ROI of their data teams and they chat about the direction that Big Data is heading in. Conversation finishes with talk about Caroline and Peter's first book. Show Notes: 1.54 The role of the CDO and tackling the common misconceptions around the role. 5.35 The pressure on the macro economy to invest in data. 8.06 Discussing why a disproportionate about of industry leaders are saying they’re not seeing an ROI in their data teams. 10.49 Navigating the lack of understanding some people have around the role of a data team. 12.36 Dissecting the head of monetization role. 14.30 Data transformation requiring a cultural. 16.13 Discussing the term “Data Driven”. 18.20 Relying on data 100% of the time to make business decisions. 20.21 How motivated were you to build professional relationships and buy into the sharing technology economy. 23.25 How did you both end up collaborating on a book. 25.43 Using Peter and Caroline's book as a way of formalsing an approach to Data. 28.13 When looking at the direction of Data where do you want it to move to in a business sense. 29.40 Who was the target audience of your book. 30.59 What’s been the most unexpected events to happen in the data space since you’ve started your careers. 32.09 The vast array of talent getting involved in data now.