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Data Strategy

From definition to execution

By (author) Ian Wallis

Publication date: 02 Aug 2021

A well thought out, fit-for-purpose data strategy is essential to modern data-driven businesses. This book is a practical guide to planning, developing and implementing such a strategy, presenting a framework which takes you from data strategy definition to successful strategy delivery and execution with support and engagement from stakeholders. Key topics include data-driven business transformation, change enablers, benefits realisation and measurement. Case studies, example scenarios and reader questions throughout the book are designed to stimulate real-world thinking and help you put the framework into practice in the context of your own organisation.
Paperback - £29.99
Ian Wallis is a senior data and analytics leader, experienced programme manager and frequent conference speaker on data and analytics. He has delivered some of the largest data programmes in the UK.

Dimensions: 244x170mm

Print ISBN-13: 9781780175416

200 pages

Imprint: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

  1.  Introduction: Is a Strategy Relevant Today?
  2. Positioning the Data Strategy
  3. Setting the Scope of Your Strategy
  4. Composing the Data Strategy
  5. Creating a Route Map
  6. Content, Structure and Alignment
  7. Communicating the Data Strategy
  8. Executing the Strategy: Part 1, The Plan
  9. Executing the Strategy: Part 2, Delivery
  10. Flexibility in Execution
  11. Value-based Analysis
  12. From Strategy to Execution: Concluding Observations