Oakland Group


Data Governance for Humans (and a little for AIs)

There’s a good chance that data underpins every product, service, or capability in your organisation. But organisations have been managing data for decades, so why do we need data governance? At Oakland, we’ve been delivering data governance initiatives to some of the UK’s leading organisations for years. The primary goal of data governance is to…


Master the 5 Stages of Successful Data Projects

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How to Write your Data Strategy

Data: it’s the best of times and the worst of times. Over the last two decades, there’s been a huge surge in interest, innovation, and investment in data. It’s hard to find a company that doesn’t want to be more data-driven or a CEO who isn’t interested. Data professionals have never been in higher demand,…


Building a Data Governance Program by Stealth:The Lighthouse Concept

Chances are, you’re reading this guide because you’ve been asked to launch, support or accelerate some form of data governance initiative. Congratulations – you’re embarking on a worthy endeavour. Here at Oakland, our Data Governance team have trodden a similar path as we helped guide our clients across multiple data governance implementations. The results have…


Unlocking Your Data Future

Data Platforms are EVERYWHERE but which is right for you? When Gartner names one of its top strategic trends for 2022 as Cloud-Native Platforms you know this isn’t a trend that is here today and gone tomorrow. By 2025, cloud-native platforms will serve as the foundation for more than 95% of new digital initiatives –…