Many organisations looking to leverage data as an asset will need senior and strategic leadership to enable a holistic technical and business transformation approach to creating value from data insights. Leaders must learn to set an effective data culture that reflect their organisations values. Current catalysts for change such as GDPR, and poor data ethics are a significant risk to transformation – but not as significant as not putting data at the heart of your digital strategy.
Senior Business leaders and technology leads who will be responsible for creating data projects and enabled organisational structures and cultures to support the business aims.
What problem are we trying to solve?
Data offers unprecedented opportunity to understand more about our customers and the digital world they operate in and risk id the organisation fails to leverage these insights in a deeply competitive landscape. Data is now a recognised business asset and many businesses are still unsure of how to get the value from this asset.
Everyone uses data in some form within their role and more and more people are interacting with teams we would more traditionally recognise as ‘data teams’. Future Leaders with operations responsibility will need to understand data as a domain and it impact in contemporary organisation roles, team structures and operating models.
Leaders need to understand the art of the possible in the technical landscape enabling them to challenge their technical and business community to work differently as part of the ongoing digital transformation Ensuring the organisation has a holistic and system view to data transformation, technology, ethics and governance.
In the data driven economy almost all leadership and management positions will need to work effectively and intuitively with data to make effective and agile decisions. Organisations that adopt Data-Driven Decisions to their management will achieve greater productivity and a more sustainable pace of innovation over other firms by becoming evidence based leaders.
QA have developed a unique curriculum alongside Caroline Carruthers- Author of the ‘The Chief Data Officer’s Playbook’ to help senior stakeholders understand how to deliver transformational value from their Data