The Dot Group ‘does data’

No crystal ball required

You know your business better than anyone. But your business’s data knows even more than you. We’ll get your data to speak for itself. Seeking a single customer view? Want to drive measurable efficiencies? Need a catalyst for change? The answers are all in your data.

At The Dot Group, we know how to get your data talking. It’s what we do best. We’ll arm you with the insights you need to make informed commercial decisions. After all, that’s what you do best.

The DOT way

We pride ourselves on the range of solutions and capabilities we offer across the full suite of data challenges. Being technology agnostic is pivotal to that. And it’s central to our ethos of working in the way that’s best for your business, because ‘out of the box’ doesn’t always fit. Whatever the shape or scale of your project, DOT’s five step approach ensures a strategic approach with clear communication and all-party engagement.

  • 1. Plan

    Plan

    Objectives

    To kick start every project ensuring goals are aligned between our client, project lead and consultants.

    Steps

    • Engagement initiation – hello, what and why
    • Establish project governance – who and how we’d approach it
    • Project kick off
  • 2. Assess

    Assess

    Objectives

    To determine current capabilities and expected outcomes. To identify what business stakeholders require of the solution.

    Steps

    • Architecture assessment
    • Data assessment
    • Systems assessment
    • Requirements documentation
  • 3. Design

    Design

    Objectives

    To transform the business requirements into a specification to guide the build of the system.

    Steps

    • Solution architecture
    • Data modeling
    • Database design
    • Infrastructure design
  • 4. Implement

    Implement

    Objectives

    To translate the output of the Design phase into a working system.

    To prove that the working system meets the business requirements.

    To deploy all elements of the solution in the production environment.

    Steps

    • Stand up environments
    • Develop code
    • Execute test strategy
    • Execute implementation plan
  • 5. Run

    Run

    Objectives

    To maintain the working system to meet required service levels.

    To continuously improve the system to ensure that it meets ongoing business needs.

    Steps

    • Service management
    • Service improvement
    • Solution enhancement

Plan

Objectives

To kick start every project ensuring goals are aligned between our client, project lead and consultants.

Steps

  • Engagement initiation – hello, what and why
  • Establish project governance – who and how we’d approach it
  • Project kick off
Plan

Assess

Objectives

To determine current capabilities and expected outcomes. To identify what business stakeholders require of the solution.

Steps

  • Architecture assessment
  • Data assessment
  • Systems assessment
  • Requirements documentation
Assess

Design

Objectives

To transform the business requirements into a specification to guide the build of the system.

Steps

  • Solution architecture
  • Data modeling
  • Database design
  • Infrastructure design
Design

Implement

Objectives

To translate the output of the Design phase into a working system.

To prove that the working system meets the business requirements.

To deploy all elements of the solution in the production environment.

Steps

  • Stand up environments
  • Develop code
  • Execute test strategy
  • Execute implementation plan
Implement

Run

Objectives

To maintain the working system to meet required service levels.

To continuously improve the system to ensure that it meets ongoing business needs.

Steps

  • Service management
  • Service improvement
  • Solution enhancement
Run

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