Meanwhile, many data strategy engagements are theoretical and don’t translate to action or impact. Bad data strategy begins and ends in PowerPoint.
Effective data strategies are opinionated and actionable. They are results-oriented and based on the real-life experiences of data practitioners.
With an actionable data strategy, you’ll be ready to build an operational data platform and data pipelines.
Our blog post, How to Build an Actionable Data Strategy, answers this in detail. However, the high-level process involves the following:
After the strategy is formalized. You will implement the operating model and data architecture through agile sprints. Agile enables constant feedback loops to ensure alignment with business needs and business value.
We focus on efficient decision making and leveraging best practices to guide Data Strategy engagements. We make recommendations as if we were operating the platform (because in a lot of cases we are).
Keep your data strategy investment actionable. Don’t let your data strategy end up in powerpoint.
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