The Data Strategy Hub

The peterjamesthomas.com Data Strategy Hub

peterjamesthomas.com Ltd. has always focussed on Data Strategy, both development and implementation. This new section will gather together material pertinent to this area in a single place to allow easy access.

The first section presents a selection of articles from this site. The second section lists articles from around the Internet that have either caught the author’s attention, or been submitted by a reader. If you would like to submit an article for inclusion here, please use the form provided.

— Peter James Thomas, September 2019


 
peterjamesthomas.com Articles

1. Data Strategy in a Working from Home Climate
(March 2020)

The author, working from home together with his Executive Assistant

An article covering the author’s experience of developing an international Data Strategy while working from home; something pertinent to today’s exceptional circumstances.

 
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Our Data Strategy Creation Service
(March 2020)

Our Data Strategy Creation Service

Some details about the peterjamesthomas.com Ltd. Data Strategy Creation Service.

 
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Data Strategy Creation – A Roadmap
(March 2020)

Data Strategy Creation - A Roadmap

An exposition of the many and varied activities leading up to the creation of a Data Strategy, highlighting the benefit of engaging an experienced guide.

 
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Measuring Maturity
(March 2020)

Measuring Maturity

An introduction to our Data Maturity Model and how this links to our Data Capability Reviews and Data Strategy development in general.

 
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Our Data Strategy Review Service
(August 2019)

Data Strategy Review Service

An overview of the peterjamesthomas.com Ltd. Data Strategy Review Service and its Bronze, Silver and Gold tiers.

 
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A Simple Data Capability Framework
(May 2019)

A Simple Data Capability Framework

A data capability framework that has been stripped down to the essentials and which is intended for consumption by Executive Teams.

 
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How to Spot a Flawed Data Strategy
(July 2018)

Data Strategy Alarm Bell

What alarm bells might alert you to problems with your Data Strategy; based on the author’s extensive experience of both developing Data Strategies and vetting existing ones.

 
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Building Momentum – How to begin becoming a Data-driven Organisation
(June 2018)

Building Momentum - Becoming a Data Driven Organisation

Many companies want to become data driven, but getting started on the journey towards this goal can be tough. This article offers a framework for building momentum in the early stages of a Data Programme.

 
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Forming an Information Strategy: Part I, Part II and Part III
(November – December 2014)

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An in-depth review of how to form an Information Strategy, based on the author’s own extensive experience in this area.

Note: Technology changes (and so the target architecture included in this series of articles might be somewhat different now) and so does terminology (people used to talk more about information than data), but this canonical series remains entirely relevant, five years after it was written.

 
Other Articles

Notes:
  • To suggest an article for inclusion here, please use the form provided.
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1. The CIO’s data dilemma: The paradox of plenty?
(September 2017, submitted by Deepak Seth)

The CIO's data dilemma: The paradox of plenty?

Deepak explores the impact that the availability of real-time data may have on organisations and their Data Strategies.

 
If you would like to learn more about what we can do to help you formulate a new Data Strategy, or to review and improve an existing one, please schedule an introductory meeting.
 


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