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Why Does Data Strategy Need to Align With Business Strategy?

An effective Data Strategy considers the mission, objectives, and organizational structure of the business. It is essential to assess the broader purpose of the data initiative and the people or departments responsible for carrying out the work related to the initiative. The implementation of a Data Strategy cannot happen in silos; it needs to align with the overall mission and goals of the business.

A Data Strategy Success Story

This is a story about a family pharmaceutical company founded in 1943, a leader in innovation with a presence in five continents and more than 70 countries. And like any good story, it has a beginning, a middle, and an end...

The Data Life Cycle

The Data & Analytics process has a life cycle that’s needed to collect, store, manage, and share data correctly. The cycle includes five interrelated pillars with a symbiotic relationship that allows a company to progress from one pillar to another.

The Five Pillars to Promoting a «Data» Culture

What Can We Learn From The Mario Bros?

Playing the original Mario Bros video game is a fond childhood memory for many people. But, what most people don't know is that the entire video game used only 40kb of data. To give you an idea of how impressive that is, the single screenshot of the game below weighs 283kb.

The Strategic Map

Strategic maps are the visual representation of a strategy. They provide a macro view of different actions through cause-and-effect relationships.

The Data Trinity

The Data Trinity is three qualities that companies need to have to move through each phase of the data life cycle successfully:

Leadership, Data Culture, and Strategy