Guides

The Business Guide to Artificial Intelligence (Get your data talking)

The Business Guide to Artificial Intelligence (Get your data talking)

AI is everywhere these days. It’s organising your emails, checking your spelling, and touching up your photos. At this point, even your Granny has had a go with ChatGPT. But here’s the thing. How much influence is AI having on the ‘make or break’ moments at your company? For lots of organisations we speak to,…

Project Data Analytics

Project Data Analytics

Project data analytics (PDA) has huge potential to assist in the delivery of infrastructure projects bringing £billions of annual savings to the UK. Our new report identifies a host of barriers and enablers to PDA’s effective deployment. Organisations adopting PDA need to take this into account by realising that there is no ‘silver bullet’ for implementation.

To find out more about our groundbreaking research with Project Praxis Group, WMG – University of Warwick, download the report.

Data Governance for Humans (and a little for AIs)

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

Master the 5 Stages of Successful Data Projects

With our FREE guide created in partnership with Data Literacy Academy.

How to write your data strategy

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,…

Data Governance by Stealth: The Lighthouse Concept

Data Governance 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 with a Platform

Unlocking Your Data Future with a Platform

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 –…