What Does a Chief Digital Officer Do? Managerial Tasks and Roles of a New C-Level Position in the Context of Digital Transformation

  title={What Does a Chief Digital Officer Do? Managerial Tasks and Roles of a New C-Level Position in the Context of Digital Transformation},
  author={Anne-Sylvie Horlacher and Thomas Hess},
  journal={2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)},
Integrating "digital" into the DNA of their business models is an essential part of business success for companies across industries today. [...] Key Method We adopt a phenomenon-based research methodology and describe the managerial tasks and roles of CDOs by conducting case studies across different industries. As a result, we present a first conceptualization of the CDO position, suggesting that CDOs primarily focus on the strategic and communicational aspects of the digital transformation and closely…Expand
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