Strategy

Data Program Strategy

  • Strategy Assessment & Modeling
  • Concept of Operations Development
  • Data & Geospatial Lifecycle Management Transformation
  • Segment & Enterprise Architecture
  • Branding and Outreach Strategy
  • Training & High-end Audio/Video Media Production

Right-Size your Data Strategy and Plans

We support our clients in making concepts of operations and strategies that consider the needed scope

A transformation effort may start with strategic business drivers, looking for process efficiency, cost savings, better utilizing of resources, or looking at ways to make a product or service more highly relevant

Our right-sized transformation and analysis approach, leveraging enterprise and segment portfolio information and collaboration, looks to help understand your directive, motivating factors, immediate and mid-term, to help derive the right implementable and relevant architecture, transition plan, and implementation guidance.

Our model is built on developing and iterating upon your line of sight, building towards a better understanding of your project, program, line of business, segment, and enterprise.

Strategy Assessment & Modeling

Understand Target Improvements in your Data Program and Products

  • Overall Strategic and Tactical Management Consulting: Customer Relationship Management, Cost Benefits Analysis of Data Assets (Geo, Big, Open, Remote Sensing/IoT)
  • Data Planning Analysis Service: Supplier Lifecycle and Role Analysis, Data Acquisition and Quality Planning, Data Source Quality Analysis and Recommendations, Funding Planning
  • Concept of Operations Development including Data Acquisition, Data Production, Quality and Use Assessment, Product Generation, Delivery Services, Discovery Solutions, Business Intelligence
  • Production and Data Lifecycle Management Analysis: Data Quality Lifecycle Analysis, Data Use Preparation, and Data Service Delivery Analysis
  • Delivery Prototype & Research Application Development
  • Leadership Consulting:  Meeting design and facilitation, Leadership and Leadership development/training, Cultural and organizational change management, Strategic thinking and strategy development
  • Prioritization and Planning: Objective development and prioritization, Project design and implementation, Process design and implementation, Alternatives analysis, Risk assessment and management, Decision making and governance, and CIO and CDO Advisory services

Concept of Operations Development

Adapt your data program to changing environment and user needs

  • Partnership Management Models
  • Data Acquisition Models
  • Requirements Management Modeling
  • Policy Development Impact Analysis
  • Data Production Models
  • Product Generations
  • Resource Management Roadmaps
  • Delivery and Consumption Models
  • Knowledge Creation and Management Models

Data & Geospatial Lifecycle Management Transformation

Understand Target Improvements in your Data Program and Products

  • Strategy, Performance, and Funding Planning
  • Customer Relationship Management and Customer/Stakeholder Engagement and Analysis
  • Value Determination
  • Product Management and Engineering Requirements
  • Requirements Management
  • Data Acquisition and Quality Management and Planning
  • Data Supply Chain Management
  • Data Life Cycle Management
  • Resource Management Roadmap

Segment Architecture

Understand process and asset improvements to help increase quality and efficiency in your data operations

  • Production Process Design and Engineering
  • Product Generation
  • Process Re-engineering
  • Data Integration
  • Metadata Management
  • Assessing value creation
  • Change and Program Management
  • Implementation Facilitation
  • Project Management
  • Service Delivery
  • Visualization, Search  and Discovery
  • Data Accessibility
  • Data and Product delivery
  • Service Design and Management

Enterprise Architecture

Understand process and asset improvements to help increase quality and efficiency in your data operations

  • Establish/Improve EA Program Plan
  • Support Enterprise Planning
  • Establish/Improve/Support Program Management Office and Compliance Activities
  • Establish/Improve Business Transformation Service
  • Establish/Improve/Support EA Governance
  • Establish/Improve Communication Plan
  • Establish/Improve EA Information Management (Collection, Maintain, Reporting)
  • Establish/Improve/Support EA Business Intelligence
  • Establish/Improve/Support Communication Plan
  • Establish/Improve/Support EA Information Management (Collection, Maintain, Reporting)

Branding and Outreach Strategy

Establish Mature (or increased maturity) DMM practices

  • Brand Strategy: Program Brand Strategy, Product Brand Design, Web Brand Implementation
  • Customer Research, Content Creation, Web and Creative Design
  • eMarketing and Communication Strategy & Implementation: Blending Offline and Online Communication Tools, ;Social Media Strategy, Knowledge Management, Conference Logistics, Social Media Maintenance, Web Presence Toolsets & Measurement Maintenance and Enhancement, Marcomms Development and Maintenance (Traditional, Touch-points, New Media, Online, User Input), Content Management, and Internal Communications Management
  • Data Product Market Analysis: Product Goals, Definition, Differntiators, Target Audience, Segmentation, Elevator Pitch, Brand Hierarchy, Competitive Analysis, Identity Packages, Stylization Alternatives and testing, Brand Application Guidance

Data Product Management Training

Get Trained on how to mature your product from cradle to grave

  • Organization: Product Manager Role, Communication and Collaboration, Stakeholders and Stockholders
  • Strategy: Pre-product considerations, Product Lifecycle , Investing in New Strategy, Architecture, and Concept of Operations
  •  Analysis: Market Analysis, Competitor Analysis, Infrastructure Investment Analysis, New product and service assessment
  • Definition: Product definition, Requirements Specification, Agile Project Management
  • Communications: Launching a product, Promoting existing product portfolio, Ongoing Planning and Collaboration

Media Production

Establish Mature (or increased maturity) DMM practices

  • End-To-End Audio/Video Documentary and Video service production
  • Script to Screenplay Conversion
  • Pre-production planning, prototyping, scoring, time sequencing, and executive production advisory
  • Standard Point/Shoot to high-end Videography Production (i.e. HD, Rails, Grips, Lighting, Makeup, Actors, Director, Sound Staging)
  • Post-Production editing, graphics, sound engineering, narration, media/disc distribution

Products may include:Product Video Showcase, Mini-Documentaries, Network Television Show Post-Production, Advertising spots, Webisodes, Kiosks, Conference Slideware Replacement, Product or Program Awareness Videos, Testimonial or Interview Driven Products and Services Familiarization Videos, Historical or Current Program or Program history Videos, Event Promotion, and Event Recap

Before we engage, we evaluate these anti-patterns and trends to better understand what is causing failure, delay, trepidation towards what is needed. With that, we tailor engagements with:

  • reasonable transition based on their mission needs and investment plans
  • Analyze what can be re-used in management techniques, change management, governance, and overall portfolio
  • Understand gaps, risks and provide solutions and services to government compliance, response, and business support
  • Help the transformation recommendations be vetted into acquisition, triage, planning, and designing language and principles
  • Build designs, architectures, and plans that breeds tactical success for management and implementers towards desired strategy
  • Strategically Layer in various, and possibly overkill change communications techniques. such as:
    • Manage the flow of new knowledge across the organizational influencing personas
    • understand the transformational chess or Sun-Tzu nature of influence and decisions
    • use tools that help differentiate efforts from emails and websites such as Videos, push media, and socialization and collaboration.
  • Transition, educate, and grow skills of organization and implementation teams to be able to successfully implement the design and manage the complicated compliance nature of large government or commercial projects.