Big Data Stakeholders

Here are some of the roles, job titles, departments or groups who may be stakeholders for a Big Data project. You can use this to generate a list of potential stakeholders or as a checklist in case you have missed any roles. This list is focused on Big Data projects, some generic roles are listed but for a fuller checklist see stakeholder list.

See also ITIL stakeholders, IT project stakeholder mindmap, IT project stakeholder list, ecommerce stakeholder list, Construction stakeholders and Structured Settlement stakeholders.
  • Actuary
  • Analytics Manager/Director
  • Analytics Specialist
  • BI developers
  • Big Data Programmer
  • Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Biostatistician
  • Business analysts
  • Business Intelligence Consultant
  • Business SMEs
  • Business Solution Architects
  • Campaign Experts
  • Chief Creative Officer (CCO)
  • Chief Executive (CEO)
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Chief Scientist
  • Chief Technology Office (CTO)
  • Client project team
  • Competitors
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Customer Service
  • Customers
  • Data Analyst
  • Data architects
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Explorers
  • Data Hygienists
  • Data integration developers
  • Data Manager
  • Data Miner
  • Data scientist
  • Data Warehouse
  • Database Administrator
  • Department heads
  • Director of Research
  • Domain Expert
  • Enterprise Information Architect
  • ETL Developers (extract, translate, load).
  • Executive
  • Financial Analyst
  • Information Management Specialist
  • IT Business Analyst
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing
  • Mathematician
  • Planning Analyst
  • Predictive modelers
  • Project Board
  • Project Manager Big Data
  • Project Sponsor
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Research and Development
  • Research Scientist/Analyst
  • Risk Analytics
  • SAP Solution Architect
  • SAS Programmer
  • Senior Credit Risk Analyst
  • Social Media Team
  • Statistical Programmer
  • Statistician
  • Steering Committee
  • Suppliers
  • System Analyst
  • Systems Integrators
  • Technical Business Analyst
  • Technology architects
  • Web Analyst

Big Data Stakeholders - references

Rick Sherman,'Big data' analytics programs require tech savvy, business know-how, Available at: [Accessed on 22 Jan 2014]

Myra Thomas, Big Data Job Openings Jump 13 Percent, Available at: [Accessed on 22 Jan 2014]

Matt Ariker, Tim McGuire, and Jesko Perry, Five Roles You Need on Your Big Data Team, HBR Blog Network, Harvard Business Review, Available at: [Accessed on 22 Jan 2014]

Loraine Lawson, 15 Oct 2013, Survey Shows Big Data Projects Getting by Without Data Scientists, For Now, IT Business Edge, Available at: [Accessed on 22 Jan 2014]

Big Data - other resources

Stakeholder analysis templates in Word, Visio and Excel.

Stakeholder Definition

Generic stakeholder list.

Happy Stakeholders - Pleasure and Displeasure List

Internal stakeholders - how to identify

Stakeholder who are Key Players - Some Stakeholders are really important. How do you find them and get them on your side before they can do any damage?

Stakeholder mindmap

Project stakeholders - typical stakeholders on a project

Industry stakeholder lists

Stakeholder lists focusing on specific project types or industries:
Stakeholder Management Templates
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