The primary differences are these:
- The Chief Learning Officer is responsible for analyzing and managing the internal learning capacity of an organization.
- The Chief Knowledge Officer is responsible for analyzing and managing the retention and distribution of knowledge internal to the organization.
- The Chief Information Officer is responsible for analyzing and managing the information technology and systems that help support internal operations in achieving their goals.
These roles are primarily internal facing, meaning they support the internal operations and directions of an organization to increase its productivity or effectiveness.
The EVA, as described within the context of evaluating the viability of a proposed technology enterprise or initiative for servicing a market external to the organization, would be more commonly refereed to as a Chief Technology Officer.
- The Chief Technology Officer is responsible for evaluating and supporting the development and positioning of technology products that are intended to be distributed to customers.