Why you need a data strategy
Like most organisations, you’re most likely capturing data from all areas of your organisation, but do you know how to make it work for you? Maybe you’re spending too much time processing data, for it to be distributed across the business without adequate controls and meaningful insight? Perhaps you have different teams working in silos, and unknowingly generating similar results?
Don’t let your data just become a by-product of your organisation. We’ll help you get a better understanding of how and where it can deliver value. By identifying how your organisation collects, stores, manages and shares data, we can support you in developing a dedicated data strategy – ensuring you have the tools, resources and processes in place to make informed decisions about your business and accurately track success.
We can help you with:
- Identifying your requirements
- Understanding what data you need to capture
- Improving access to your data
- Advice on where to store your data
- Maintaining data quality
- Managing data governance and security
- Empowering your workforce to collaborate
Building a foundation
Your data is key to understanding and growing your business. With a dedicated data strategy in place, we’ll ensure you build the right foundation that supports a data-driven culture, drives automation and ensures your business is aligned on objectives and makes informed decisions that keep you ahead of your competition.
Assess your data maturity
Get a clear picture of where you are now. We’ll help address your pain points and breakdown your data silos before working on your data goals and objectives.
Capturing your data
Once you know what data you need to support goals, objectives and decision making, we can ensure you have the tools in place to capture and easily access these insights.
We can explore your options in the cloud, developing a data fabric that ensures your data is stored in a way that allows it to be easily accessed and shared.
We’ll support you in defining policies and procedures that allocate ownership and management of your data – ensuring a consistent supply of quality data to support business goals.
Remove any data silos and barriers – ensuring teams across your organisation have access to accurate insights and can make more informed decisions based on shared insights.
Plot a roadmap to success
We’ll provide you with a clear path to rolling out your data strategy – ensuring you have a defined route to accessing data driven insights that support success.
Get in touch to book your free data discovery session
Architecture and engineering
Once you know what data you require and what you want to achieve, you need the data architecture in place to ensure you can continually access, manage and use that data to your advantage.
Find out how we can support you in developing your data architecture. Through our team of experts, we’ll be able to advise on each of the elements to consider, highlighting the most appropriate options and solutions for your business requirements.
Visualisation and automation
Forrester reports that up to 73% of all data within a business goes unused for analytics.
Make sure you’re maximising your opportunity. We’ll help you understand your business better, ensure your teams are equipped to access the information they need or automate processes that accelerate activity, remove errors and ensure you have the time to focus on delivering informed insights that can steer strategic growth.
Cloud adoption is an important factor to consider when defining your data strategy. Our team have a wealth of experience with Microsoft Azure cloud, so are perfectly placed to advise on the benefits available when making the switch. Whether you’re looking to cut costs, improve systems access or enable scalability, our team can outline the options and seamlessly migrate you from any current on-premise solutions.
Book a discovery session today to find out how we can help.
Virtual service partner
No matter what stage you are at with your data strategy: starting from scratch, modernising, or entirely reworking to make it fit for purpose, we can work as an extension to you team. Our consultants will partner with you to guide you step by step or wherever you need in order to devise, develop and deliver your data strategy.
Contact us today to book a discovery session and find out how we can help.
"I came to MHR for support and assistance with a Power Bi and data requirement to unlock the reporting potential of their HR system. MHR offered both consultancy and support to ensure we gained the knowledge and skills to take forwards into the future. Working with MHR was a pleasure and their knowledge and experience provided confidence in delivery. We hope to work with MHR further in the future and would strongly recommend their service to anyone looking to enhance the analytical capability of their data management."
"Through MHR’s Microsoft Practice, the engagement started with a Discovery Workshop to help further outline requirements, following this MHR setup a secure connection via an API to access the underlying data in our HR system. This meant it was far simpler to then extract the unstructured data, transform it and then load it into a Power BI model."
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