Data & Analytics Strategy

Thriving with your data starts with a solid strategy, and our data analytics consulting experts are here to help.

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A data strategy is the foundation to leveraging data as an asset and driving your business forward. It's not a patch job for your data problems. It's a long-term, guiding plan that defines the people, processes, and technology to put in place to solve your data challenges.

Face these challenges with confidence

  • Disparate data sources
  • Slow decision-making
  • Unable to adopt new BI platforms
  • Poor data quality
  • No data governance
  • Low tool and technology adoption
  • Lack of self-service capabilities
  • Departmental silos
  • Unclear analytics ROI
  • Inability to scale existing solution

Data Strategy Services

Whether you want expert insight on a specific initiative, or you are just starting to think about a data and analytics strategy, we’ve got you covered.
  • Data Strategy Assessment

    We'll assess your current data and analytics issues and develop a complete data strategy, including a step-by-step plan to achieve long-term goals. Nobody wants to pay a vendor to come in and tell them what they already know – that’s why at the end of your assessment, you’ll be equipped with a customized plan for how exactly to move forward.
  • Data Governance Program

    Focuses on the people and process part of achieving and maintaining success with data and analytics. We will help establish a formal data governance program, with guidance on committee composition and charter, and can even facilitate meetings as a neutral third party.
  • BI Tool Selection

    We will help you cut through the noise from software vendors and review, select, and implement the best BI tools for your business needs. We can help you do it right the first time to save time and money.
  • Data Science Readiness

    We will discuss what you want to predict and tell you what it will take to get there. After a review your current data, processes, technology, and infrastructure, we'll identify initiatives you can undertake immediately and which areas you may need to invest more time and effort. At the end, you'll get a plan that lays out steps to initiate a data science program.

Data Strategy Resources and Insights

Each video, 2-3 minutes each, provides information you can use to enhance or build your company’s data strategy.
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Everything is different now. It follows that you need to update your business strategy and therefore your supporting data strategy, but how do you actually do it? How do you know where to begin when faced with an unpredictable economy, changing priorities and requirements, and nearly infinite technology choices? It starts by taking a step...
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Companies know their data is a strategic asset and they want to utilize it to make smarter decisions; but the problem is – it’s complicated. Often data is scattered in silos, stuck in departmental systems that don’t talk well with one another, the quality of the data is poor, and the associated costs are high. In conjunction with...
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It has always been important to make data-driven decisions, but the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing companies to make critical decisions faster than ever with limited information. Companies’ business models have changed. The way we work has changed. Decision-makers at all levels have an urgent need to make the right decisions and make them fast. I...
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Between student, faculty, and donor expectations and the reality of remaining competitive in the marketplace, the stakes are high in this industry. It’s time for Higher Ed institutions to put their data to work; and it starts with a Data Strategy.
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To be more competitive in any industry, you must take advantage of the ever-growing amount of available data – and that starts with a Data Strategy. A documented roadmap that clearly defines company goals and the specifics on how to get there will put you on the path towards data-driven decision making.
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5 tips to help you get ahead with a solid data strategy.
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Captive Resources (CRI) is a thriving company dominating their market, but with business booming, they faced new challenges with their data – it was decentralized, there were too many manual processes in place, and ever-increasing amounts of data affected data quality. With Excel being their primary tool for reporting and analyses, they felt they had...
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Recidivism rate – the tendency of a convicted criminal to reoffend – is a number that federal, state, and local incarceration facilities across the nation seek to reduce. Lowering recidivism benefits communities by improving public safety and reducing taxpayer spending and means that formerly incarcerated individuals are successfully transitioning back into the community, resuming family...
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1.) Initiation: So you know you want to initiate a Data Governance program, but now you need to figure out who’s going to lead the way. Most Data Governance programs get started within an information technology (IT) area, but it’s not necessarily best to have an individual from that team lead the data governance program. A...
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I’ve been working with Qlik since the beginning when it was only one product, QlikView. QlikView was aimed at consuming data, and it did just that. It didn’t matter what you threw at it; QlikView treated the data as if it was from one source, allowing you to transform it in so many ways through...
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Read more to learn how Anheuser-Busch InBev solved their data strategy, data architecture, and data warehousing problems with a sales analytics solution. This solution unified data sources, streamlined analysis, and gave sales leaders insight to mature their sales strategies and increase company revenue.
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Customer Testimonial

What do you like most about Analytics8's product or service?

"Their ability to assist us in developing an overarching data strategy, implementing the right cloud infrastructure and data models, selecting the appropriate BI Tool and assisting with our overall analytics reporting needs."

CIO, American Veterinary Medical Association

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Sign up for a data strategy session, and one of our analytics experts will consult with your company about your data and analytics strategies and processes. We will review where you are today, map out where you'd like to go, and provide a plan for how to get there.

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Data Strategy Session

To thrive with your data, your people, processes, and technology must all be data-focused. This may sound daunting, but we can help you get there. Sign up to meet with one of our analytics experts who will review your data struggles and help map out steps to achieve data-driven decision making.

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Cloud Strategy Session

In one hour, get practical advice that you can use to initiate or continue your move of data and analytics workloads to the cloud.

During your free one-hour cloud strategy session, we will:

  • Review how the cloud fits into overall corporate strategy
  • Review how the cloud fits into data and analytics strategy
  • Review existing cloud assets
  • Discuss data and current analytics solutions to prioritize what components should be moved to the cloud

Fill out this form to get a one hour Cloud Strategy Session with one of our analytics experts.