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Data Strategy

A well-crafted data strategy is key for your organisation to build strong foundations and drive innovation.

Our Expertise in Data Strategy

Data Strategy is crucial for all organisations, harnessing the power of their data. At Simpson Associates, we understand that and want to help you gain the most you can from the data you house.

No matter whether your team sit within the public or private sector, data strategy is paramount. Harnessing a secure data strategy ensures you have the ability to optimise how your data is used, managed, and stored while ensuring your business goals are being met.

With 3 decades of data experience and standing as a Microsoft Solutions partner, we are permitted to helping you on the first step of you data journey, to ensure you have a strong data foundation that is scalable for the future.

As data strategy is personal to each organisation, we have created solutions that can be moulded to fit your team and business needs.

We have a number of assessment services that ensure your data strategy is perfect for you but that’s not all.

Dive into our Free of Charge Data Strategy Discovery to experience the cloud firsthand. Let Simpson Associates guide you through the maze of data strategy challenges, unlocking new possibilities for growth and innovation. 

“Simpson Associates’ Data Strategy Assessment was a game-changer. It went beyond just giving us a clear picture of our data; it provided a comprehensive roadmap for unlocking its full potential. This included addressing areas like process optimisation, data governance, security, and even employee skill development. This holistic approach will empower us to make informed choices, streamline operations, and ultimately pave the way for sustainable growth.”

Guy Bebbington
Managing Director, Cameron Homes

Advisory Offerings

  • Modern Data Analytics Assessment

  • CDO as a Service

  • FOC Data Strategy Discovery

  • Data Maturity Assessment

Modern Data Analytics Assessment

Develop your data strategy

Our Modern Data Analytics Assessment focuses on how a data strategy and data platform can enable your business to reach its corporate goals. We look at where you are now on your data journey, where you want to be, and most importantly, a roadmap to get you there.

CDO as a Service

Require more resource without the need for full-time hire?

CDO as a Service is a subscription-based model that provides organisations with the expertise and guidance of a Chief Data Officer (CDO), without the need for a full-time hire.

FOC Data Strategy Discovery

Get started with our FREE Data Strategy Discovery

Your company’s data is the key to understanding, optimising and growing your business. The right strategy will enable you use your data effectively to achieve your goals. To get you started we offer a free of charge Data Strategy Discovery, which will take you through the steps to improving how your organisation acquires, stores data, managed and shares that information.

Data Maturity Assessment

How data mature is your organisation?

Data maturity is often described as a journey, and if you don’t know where you are on that journey, how do you know where you’re going? Understanding your organisation’s level of data maturity – and choosing to advance on your data journey – is key to achieving your goals and making more informed decisions.

Challenges and Solutions in Data Strategy

A well-defined data strategy can help your team tackle challenges by ensuring data integration, maintaining high data quality and governance, and scaling infrastructure to meet growing data demands. This leads to more reliable insights, better decision-making, and improved overall efficiency within the organisation.

Our organisation often faces issues with data silos, where information is isolated in different departments or systems, making it difficult to get a comprehensive view of the data. Can data strategy help us?

Of course! Implementing a effective data strategy can help break down these silos by establishing a unified data architecture. This involves using data lakes, data warehouses, and ETL processes to consolidate data from disparate sources.


We struggle with poor data quality and lack of governance, which can lead to inaccurate analysis, compliance issues, and distrust in data-driven insights. What data strategies can we implement to improve our data quality and establish effective data governance to ensure accuracy, consistency, and compliance?

A comprehensive data governance framework ensures data accuracy, consistency, and security. This includes creating data quality standards and implementing data cleansing and validation processes. Further, utilising master data management (MDM) systems can help maintain data integrity and enforce data policies across the organization.

Data strategy case studies

North Yorkshire Council

North Yorkshire Council

North Yorkshire Council transforms social care and empowers social workers with AI Proof-of-Concept

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Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council choose Simpson Associates to collaboratively design and deliver their Azure Synapse Modern Data Platform.

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Commissioning Alliance unlock the power of data with Microsoft Azure

Commissioning Alliance unlock the power of data with Microsoft Azure

Commissioning Alliance unlock the power of data with Microsoft Azure. Utilising the Microsoft Stack, Simpson Associates and Commissioning Alliance collaboratively delivered a Data Warehouse with Data Reporting Capabilities with Power BI.

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Essex County Council unlock the power of data with the Azure Modern Data Platform

Essex County Council unlock the power of data with the Azure Modern Data Platform

Essex County Council engaged Simpson Associates to develop a strategy for the design and delivery of a Modern Data Analytics Platform utilising Microsoft Azure.

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