Data Strategy Consulting

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

The Foundation for Long-Term Success with Data

A data strategy is more than a one-off data project. It is the foundation an organization needs to get increasing value from their data—and the agility to evolve data practices when demands grow and new technologies emerge.

Behind every business transformation is a good data strategy and long-term roadmap that defines the people, processes, technology, and data needed to achieve company objectives.

Data Strategy Services

Whether you are creating a new data strategy, need a plan to refine your existing data strategy, need help executing your data strategy, or want expert insight on a specific initiative, our data strategy consultants have 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 roadmap 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 data management plan for how exactly to move forward.

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Data Strategy Refinement and Execution

When dealing with an unpredictable economy, changing business priorities, and new technology choices, it is important to regularly review and update your data strategy. We will help refresh your data strategy to ensure your data, people, processes, and tools are positioned to help you achieve your business objectives. We're also ready to be your trusted partner when it's time to execute your data strategy roadmap.

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Generative AI Readiness and Strategy

Our emphasis on strategy ensures that every generative AI project we undertake is not only technically feasible but also aligned with the long-term business vision. We will uncover the possibilities of generative AI for your organization and then provide a comprehensive and tangible plan to achieve that vision. With our pragmatic, structured approach you'll benefit from quick time to value with practically sized solutions.

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Tool, Technology & Architecture Recommendations

Technology in the data and analytics space evolves quickly. We will help you choose the best tools for your needs, ensuring they play well with the rest of your data and analytics ecosystem and technologies. This includes facilitating vendor demos and providing you with a scorecard rating with a complete tool comparison. We also provide optimization recommendations for existing tools, so you get the most value from your technology investments.

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Data Governance Program

Define how people and processes factor into how your organization achieves and maintains success with data and analytics. We will help establish a formal data governance program to ensure data is accessible, secure, uniform, and trusted throughout the organization. We also provide guidance on committee composition and charter, and can even facilitate meetings as a neutral third party.

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Executive Advisory Services

We partner with executives and help use their data to address their biggest problems. This includes identifying and defining metrics needed to run the business, developing a plan for enabling decision making around these metrics, team structuring and assessments, and establishing data governance programs.

Data Strategy Packages for All

Our data strategy offerings range from quick start assessments and roadmap development to fully customized data strategy plans. No matter where you are on your journey, we have a package that fits your needs.

Essential Data Strategy

​Understand your current state and identify the most impactful data initiative to pursue right now, along with a plan for how to implement it.

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Enhanced Data Strategy

Execute data initiatives in a coordinated and focused way.

A data strategy roadmap will guide your efforts- it contains a list of prioritized initiatives aligned with business objectives, timeline and milestones, tech recommendations, dependencies and risks, and communication tools.

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Custom Data Strategy

Accomplish your data and analytics goals with a custom plan that outlines the people, processes, technology, and data your organization needs to have in place to drive the most value from your data.

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The Essential Data Strategy

This base-level data strategy package will quickly equip you with an understanding of your current state and identify your most impactful data initiative.

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Data Strategy Workshops

Our experts conduct data strategy workshops with your stakeholders to understand challenges, requirements, and business goals, and offer suggestions on how data can support. They bring innovative and out of the box suggestions to make the most of your data.

Data Initiative Prioritization

We review your existing data initiatives and prioritize them based on potential impact vs level of effort. We perform data and technology readiness assessments, and then identify the top data initiative that will make the biggest impact, the fastest.

Actionable Recommendations

The summary report highlights the most important data initiative we recommend you start with, along with a tactical implementation plan and requirements document. This sets you up to achieve quick wins with data, getting value right out of the gate.

At the conclusion of the Essential Data Strategy, you receive a Summary Report with the details to implement your most valuable data initiative, including:

Current State Assessment

Including barriers, risks, and opportunities to drive more impact with your data

Feasibility Assessment 

Including data and technology readiness evaluations

Prioritized Data Initiative

Including requirements, a tactical plan, and SOW

The Enhanced Data Strategy

This advanced data strategy package provides a complete roadmap to improve your data maturity.

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Data Strategy Workshops & Maturity Assessment

Our experts meet with your key stakeholders to understand your current state, needs, and goals. We also perform a maturity assessment and gap analysis and evaluate your tech and processes to give you a real understanding of your current data state.

Future State Design

We create a backlog of high-level data initiatives and prioritize them based on business impact and technical feasibility. We also design the future state solution, including the tech, people, and processes needed for successful implementation.

Strategic Data Strategy Roadmap

We build a roadmap that outlines how to execute data initiatives in a coordinated way. It contains a list of prioritized initiatives aligned with business objectives, a timeline with milestones, preliminary tech recommendations, a talent summary, dependencies and risks, and communication tools.

At the conclusion of the Enhanced Data Strategy, you'll get a Data Strategy Roadmap that outlines a plan to improve your data maturity and achieve buy-in. The plan includes:

Current State Assessment

Including barriers, drivers, and business opportunities + a maturity rating

Change Management 

Including a communication plan and talent review

Custom Recommendations

Tailored to your business and prioritized by business impact and tech feasibility

Actionable Next Steps

Including a tactical implementation plan, SOW, and recommended timeline

CIOs rest easy with a clear plan and guidance to get more value out of their data and technology.

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.
Knowledgeable, responsive, professional - an absolutely great partner for our data strategy and analytics needs.

Face these challenges with confidence

  • Heavy reliance on spreadsheets
  • Disparate data sources
  • Low tool and technology adoption
  • Slow decision-making
  • Lack of self-service capabilities
  • Unable to adopt new technologies
  • Departmental data silos
  • Poor data quality
  • Unclear analytics ROI
  • No data governance
  • Inability to scale existing solution
  • Lack of trust in your data
  • google cloud platform
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Snowflake
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Tableau
  • Looker

Technologies We Work With

You name it – we’ve done it. We have experience with all modern data and analytics tools and will make sure you’re taking full advantage of the benefits available across your entire data stack.

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