CIO Think Tank Roadmap Report: Data and Analytics at Scale

In July and August 2021, CIO held three virtual CIO Think Tank discussions that brought together 31 IT leaders to unpack one of the most important issues in enterprise technology today: maximizing the utility of data collected through multiple channels.

The goal of these discussions was to identify key challenges in analytics initiatives and to offer a roadmap for IT leadership—as well as the technology industry—to overcome those obstacles. All participants drew on their experience and knowledge to describe strategic and tactical approaches to scaling analytics.

This CIO Think Tank Roadmap Report, produced by the editors of, captures the advice, guidance, and hard-won lessons of these senior IT leaders.