- Effective data management requires a cross-functional approach that engages both the business and IT.
- Despite the growing focus on data, many organizations struggle to develop an effective strategy for managing their data assets.
- Effective data management is more than just a technical solution. It requires a change in culture from the business and investments in resourcing, technology, and process.
- Data management is not one size fits all. Cut through the noise related to data management and create a strategy and process that is right for the organization.
- Take a data-oriented approach. Maintain a focus on data throughout a project’s planning, delivery, and evaluation stages.
Impact and Result
- Use this blueprint to develop, document, and prioritize the steps involved in building the data strategy.
Create data strategies for the small enterprise
Read our concise Executive Brief to find out why you should create data strategies. Review Info-Tech’s methodology, and understand the ways we can support you in completing this project.
1. Foster a data culture
Inform the business about the importance of data.
2. Conduct stakeholder interviews
Increase IT’s understanding of the business’ challenges and opportunities.
3. Organize and present findings
Present a prioritized list of data strategies to stakeholders.
This guided implementation is an eight call advisory process.
Guided Implementation #1 - Discuss project success factors during a scoping call.
Call #1 - Review Info-Tech’s applications practice and its services.
Call #2 - Review the blueprint’s structure, outputs, and content.
Call #3 - Discuss the data culture in the business.
Guided Implementation #2 - Discuss necessary inputs for data strategies.
Call #1 - Review SWOT results.
Call #2 - Review interview notes.
Call #3 - Identify any pressing topics.
Guided Implementation #3 - Review identified strategies.