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Our Approach
Our Approach

Our Data Management Approach

Our approach creates tailored solutions that combine foundational data management
practices with integrated technology solutions to produce new organizational capabilities.

Foundational Practices
Foundational Practices
Foundational
Data Management Practices

Managing data as an asset requires a strong foundation in data management practices.

Technical Practices
Technical Practices
Technical
Data Management
Practices

Organizationally integrated data requires proven data management technical practices.

Case Studies
Case Studies
Data Management
Case Studies

We are dedicated to our clients’ success. As you consider what Data Blueprint can do for you, take a look at what we have accomplished for other clients.

Thought Leaders
Thought Leaders
Data Management
Thought Leaders

Data Blueprint’s thought leaders are a unique collaboration with renowned and respected industry authorities who provide our audience with an unrivaled level of knowledge and expertise.

Our Approach to Data Management

We are a data management consulting firm that helps clients leverage data as an asset and become data-driven. Our team of certified data management professionals (CDMP) creates tailored solutions that combine foundational data management practices with integrated technology solutions.

Our mission is to unlock business value by strengthening your data management capabilities, providing tailored solutions and building lasting partnerships.

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Data Blog

Figuring out Data Quality Activities

October 1, 2014

So you have decided to focus on data quality but are not sure where to begin? Based on my personal experience, you achieve the best results when you focus on both practice-oriented as well as structure-oriented data quality activities. Both of these support data quality but you can run into issues if you focus only… Read more »

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Data Governance Strategies – Your Questions Answered

September 23, 2014

We recently had our Data-Ed webinar “Data Governance Strategies” presented by Peter Aiken, Ph.D.. Attendees were shown Steps for improving data governance within their organizations. Peter also helped attendees understand why data governance can be tricky for most organizations. We had lots of great questions from the attendees for Peter during the Q&A session. Check… Read more »

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Thomas Redman: Algorithms Make Better Predictions — Except When They Don’t

September 18, 2014

Predictive analytics is proving itself both powerful and perilous. Powerful, because advanced algorithms can take a near-unlimited number of factors into account, provide deep insights into variation, and scale to meet the needs of even the largest company. Perilous, because bad data and hidden false assumptions can seriously mislead. Further, algorithms cannot (yet, anyway) tap… Read more »

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Our Mission:
Unlock Business Value through Data Management

It is our belief that data is the most powerful yet underutilized and poorly managed asset in business today. Poor data management practices are widespread and many organizations are unaware of the true state of their data capabilities. We help clients succeed by strengthening their data management capabilities, providing tailored solutions and building lasting partnerships.
In order to succeed in today’s information-driven environment, data needs to be at the heart of your organizational business model and strategy. This is where we come in. We put organizations on the right path to leverage their data for competitive advantage and unlock business value. Our approach leverages core competencies including foundational data management practices such as data strategy, data governance, data architecture and data education, as well as technical data management practices, including data quality, data integration, data platforms and business intelligence.

Foundational Data Management Practices

Managing data as an asset requires a strong foundation in data management practices.

Data Strategy.

A data strategy outlines your organization’s vision for managing data as an asset and its plans for leveraging data to create a competitive advantage. Stay ahead of your competition by aligning your data strategy with your business strategy. Learn more >

Data Governance.

Data governance is the exercise of authority and control over the management of your mission critical data assets. It is the data governance function that guides how all other data management functions are performed. Are your data governance policies, processes and roles and responsibilities clearly understood by the entire organization? Learn more >

Foundational Data Management Practices

Managing data as an asset requires a strong foundation in data management practices.

Data Architecture.

Data Architecture is foundational to an information-based operational environment. It is the Data Architecture function that organizes your data assets so they can be leveraged in your business strategy to create real value to your business. Learn more >

Data Education.

Our data education solutions can help create or improve your data management skills as well as help organizations re-orient their thinking to be data-driven. Our team of data management thought leaders provides tailored educational programs to close gaps in critical skills, to support organizational change management needs and to develop data-focused leadership for the C-level executives. Learn more >

Technical Data Management Practices

Organizationally integrated data requires proven data management technical practices.

Data Quality.

Our data quality solutions are driven from the simple principle of ‘first time correct’. We focus on your most important data assets and ensure our solutions address the root cause of any data quality issues – so that your data is correct when it is first created. Learn more >

Data Integration.

Data integration across organizational silos creates new insights about your customers, products, marketing channels and your financial and operational performance while fostering a culture for greatly improved data availability and accuracy. Whether your organization is developing a Big Data solution or creating regulatory financial reports – data integration is at the heart of these solutions. Learn more >

Technical Data Management Practices

Organizationally integrated data requires proven data management technical practices.

Data Platforms.

No one data platform can answer all your questions. This is commonly misunderstood and often leads to very expensive, bloated and ineffective data platforms. We understand the questions that need to be asked to build the right data platform or optimize an existing one to solve your most important data business needs. Learn more >

Business Intelligence.

Ultimately for data assets to generate monetary value, business users need access to trust-worthy information when they need it and for whatever business purpose they have. Good business intelligence and analytics is the intersection where relevant, timely information and raw business intuition come together. Business intelligence and analytics is where the business value of data is first visualized and then realized.Learn more >