Welcome to The Dot Group

Do your data assets keep you up at night?

Where is data stored? Is sensitive data secure? Worried about an upcoming audit or facing the challenge of data integration across peta bytes of data spread across disparate data lakes. The DOT Group helps you detect and resolve any data related challenges so you can monetize your big data asset.

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Accelerate your data-driven transformation

Put your data concerns to rest

Detect

  • Knowledge is power so find out what you don’t know about your data.
  • Identify vulnerabilities and resolve them before they negatively affect your business.
  • Uncover opportunities of reducing cost of storing data.
  • Give you the confidence and clarity of your data estate.

Chronicle

  • Ensure corporate policies are enforced across the business.
  • Make information visible and accessible making it easier to address subject access requests.
  • Establish common business language and glossary.
  • Document and enact policies and rules and track data lineage.

Resolve

  • Optimise the cost of data storage and eliminate ROT (Redundant, Obsolete or Trivial Data)
  • Eliminate risk of non-compliance.
  • Data readiness for analytics, AI or any other transformation projects.

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. Whatever the shape or scale of your project, DOT's five step approach ensures a strategic approach with clear communication and all-party engagement.

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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

Assesss

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

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

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

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

Ensure Data is not the unknown variable in your business success

Data is growing at rate of 62% year on year. It offers an opportunity to add positive value to your business by enabling better customer insight, taking better informed decisions or running your processes more efficiently. However, data can negatively affect your business.

The (Information Commissioner's Office) issued the most - and largest - fines ever in 2018, including 11 fines totalling over £6 million to organizations in the UK for serious data security breaches. Financial fines also result in reputational damage which is often irreparable.

So, is your data your biggest asset or liability?

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