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CKO (Chief Knowledge Officer)

The chief knowledge officer (CKO) is a corporate title for the executive responsible for overseeing an organization's knowledge management (KM). The CKO articulates the KM vision of the business, ensuring effective use of knowledge resources, including knowledge creation, sharing, and application. The CKO position is related to but broader than chief information officer (CIO) or chief technology officer (CTO). A CKO is commonly found in knowledge-related businesses such as research and management consulting.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About CKO (Chief Knowledge Officer)

Not all businesses have CKO roles, but businesses of any size could benefit from the position for more proactive use of data and knowledge sources.