The Longest-Running Data and Analytics Survey in the Industry

Dive into the industry’s longest-running data and analytics survey to discover more about this and other critical trends facing businesses, their data, analytics, and AI leaders. This year’s survey featured the second-highest level of participation. Data executives who served in executive data, analytics, and AI leadership positions with over 100 diverse Fortune 1000 and leading global organizations during 2023 participated in this year’s survey. 

Data and AI Leadership Executive Survey


of market leaders have implemented GenAI in production at scale.

AI has entered its next phase, accelerated off by several Generative AI tools that promise to change the way we work and augment our creativity. However, only 5% of market leaders have implemented GenAI in production at scale, according to Wavestone’s 2024 Data & Analytics  Survey. Indeed, it highlights the main challenges in Data & AI for Executives, including:  

  • Data & Analytics are a top priority in terms of investments  
  • GenAI is considered potentially the most transformative tech of this generation
  • Leading firms are aware of the time commitment for fully integrating Data & AI

In this guide, you’ll also discover:

  • Where CDOs are making their investments in 2024
  • What obstacles they believe thwart the adoption of data-driven thinking corporate-wide strategic use of proven data loss prevention tools
  • Their thoughts on the state of “data ethics”
  • Hierarchy shifts that affect where the CDO fits into the Executive Leadership structure