DATA STRATEGY

YPoint’s data strategy offering will be aligned with your organizational goals and key metrics that you would like to track. We focus on interactions between processes, applications and data to conceptually understand the enterprise data model and flow of data across the enterprise. We perform extensive architectural, process and data flow audits to understand the current state of your data. We also define the analytic environment and recommend a Roadmap to reach an agreed upon target state. Our recommendations typically include a Roadmap, a conceptual Data Model, a current & target state conceptual data flow and organizational. Architecture for BI competency center & a data integration competency center and processes/tools needed to enable Data Governance.

FEATURES

Master Plan Service Offerings

Have us create a master plan that streamlines your data with your target architecture

Business Drivers & Needs

We will interview your business unit leaders to identify your business drivers and business needs

Analytical Processes & Reporting Needs

Based on discussions with business we will identify your analytical and reporting needs

Data Quality & Data Availability

We will conduct a business and technical data quality and data availability analysis

Current State Organization

We will understand your current organization structure and constraints, so align our data strategy and governance with your organization

Current State Technical Architecture

We will review your current state data architecture, data flow, and technical architecture before we dive into enhancements needed

Improvement Opportunities

We will identify gaps in your technical, data and organization architecture based on your business needs and industry best practices

Model driven data governance

We will instantiate a data governance program that will be aligned with your conceptual data model and data strategy

Straw-man Vision

We will create a short term and long term vision and get buy-in from your business units

Phase Roadmap & Master Plan with team roles / responsibilities and timelines

We will create a short term detailed plan and a long term (up to 5 years) plan to allow you to budget, plan and execute to achieve your governance targets (Target data architecture, target data flow & target application architecture and target organization structure.)