Contrary to widespread thinking that the chief digital officer position has a short shelf-life, a large majority of business and IT professionals see their organization’s CDO as an effective change agent and champion for achieving digital transformation, according to a recent survey by technology consulting and services provider Mindtree.

For its research, Mindtree partnered with Researchscape International to survey 323 business and IT professionals in the U.S. and U.K. who work under a CDO. It found that the CDO has been effective in championing many digital initiatives such as giving customers seamless digital experiences (cited by 27 percent) and creating new business models (20 percent).

Read more about it at Information Management.