Assessment and road map for Next-Gen Data Strategy

As the enterprises business application landscape grows rapidly, the data management issues manifest in various forms and becomes a nightmare for IT and business, resulting in inconsistent reporting, high data proliferation and steep increase in infrastructure and maintenance cost.

Data Architecture Assessment is short consulting service (4 to 10 weeks) that Mphasis Data Engineering provides to assess your enterprises data management and data architecture in all aspects or data architecture assessment for any specific application area.

The objective of this assessment is to provide a Data Strategy for the enterprise and define a roadmap for a desired state by identifying the gaps and providing the recommendations and best practices and to align data management as per the industry standards.

At the end of the assessment, based on the scope, a detailed report covering the following areas is presented :

  • Data Management Assessment Report
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    Future/desired state, Gaps, Recommendations and Roadmap
    • Data Architecture
    • Data Governance Report (Data ownership, roles and responsibility )
    • Data Quality Report (Integrity, Redundancy, DQ Rules)
    • Data Security
    • Data Integration
    • Datawarehouse and Business Intelligence
    • Metadata
  • Data Lifecycle Assessment Report
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    Key Business Entity - Life Cycle and Data Flow
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    Purge & Archival - Strategy and Blueprint
  • RDBMS Consolidation Assessment Report
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    DB Consolidation Approach and Blueprint
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    Computing capacity requirement and forecast
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    DB HW / SW tech refresh recommendations & roadmap
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    DB Backup, Recovery & replication recommendations
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    Migration approach, risk and mitigations

Data Architecture Assessment

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Data Architecture Assessment Methodology:

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Client and Mphasis core team identified
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Data collection ( policies, standards, architecture documents, artifacts etc )
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Survey templates circulated and responses analyzed
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Interview and workshops with relevant stakeholders
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Define and Agree on future state
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Analyze gaps, draft recommendations and best practices
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Socialize recommendations and roadmap
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Draft final report and present

Case Studies

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One of the leading Life insurance companies in APAC region was seeking a solution provider with specialized experience in data architecture to do a comprehensive assessment and validation of their data management and data governance. Mphasis did a complete study and analysis of their data landscape and provided recommendations on their future state of their data governance and data architecture with a detailed roadmap, which was well received and resulted in multiple projects.
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Mphasis DE performed a detailed data architecture study of one of the leading retailer in APAC region for their merchandising system. A comprehensive report including a solution to synchronize data between the central merchandising system and the retail store was provided.