In today’s data-driven world, being able to effectively organize and optimize information is crucial for any business looking to stay competitive. The vast amounts of data that companies collect can be overwhelming, leading to inefficiencies and missed opportunities. But with the right tools and strategies, it’s possible to turn this data chaos into valuable insights that drive success. In this blog post, we’ll be discussing the importance of data organization and optimization and how our SaaS product can help you achieve these goals.
Organize, Organize, Organize
Market studies revealed that 89% of companies struggle with data integration and automation. Lack of organization in data processing can burn hours of time, decreasing data quality and slowing business innovation – and nobody wants to be stuck staring at an Excel sheet for hours at a time.
With so much information being generated, collected, and stored, it can be easy for data to become disorganized and difficult to use. When data is unorganized, it can be time-consuming to find the information you need, and in some cases, the data may even be unusable. Having a system in place to keep data organized allows companies to easily access and make sense of the information they have, which can greatly improve the speed and accuracy of decision-making. Additionally, a well-organized data structure makes it easier to scale and add new data sources and also helps maintain data security and privacy. Overall, maintaining organization in data-driven companies is crucial to ensure that the data can be utilized effectively and efficiently, which can be the difference between business success and failure.
As companies are relying more and more on data, poor data quality can be detrimental to analytics and business decisions. So how can we make this process simpler and get rid of the never-ending migraines that even blue light glasses can’t remedy?
Navigating the Data Chaos: A Company’s Struggle with Organizing and Optimizing Information and How We Helped
A leading online platform named one of “America’s Best Customer Service” companies was faced with this exact challenge. A team of 4 was tasked with retrieving data from Excel sheets provided by companies such as Facebook and Google – without any automation. Talk about arduous. This manual data integration would take up almost a whole day, stalling developments within the organization, as one would imagine. Single queries would take an hour due to the countless critical processes running on the same SQL server. Furthermore, lots of duplicate data was being sent to vendors, which was unproductive. This leading platform was in desperate need of data engineering optimization. So, they turned to OneDATA.Plus.
Our analysts quickly took up the challenge, suggesting the use of Databricks and Spark to rework the platform’s former data integration and transformation systems. OneDATA.Plus wrote over 50 scripts including 9 scripts for the integration input sources, 15 for data transformations, and over 20 scripts for data uploads. They used PySpark to rewrite all queries and optimized and automated them to be in a single seamless workflow. To ensure the quality of data, the ODP team connected with the vendors sourcing the data to warrant that the data was being provided in the proper format and from the proper consumers.
This process took about 8 weeks but could have taken 2, had this business utilized the OneData.Plus innovative technology solutions. With ODP’s data governance, data management, and workflow management modules, the data could have been uniform, consistent, and error-free, with proper formatting and quality data. Combined with the data dictionary and event management, DBA, data engineers, and report analysts could have had a quick view of data operations. As a result of ODP’s work, the days spent manually integrating data were automated, cutting the 6 hours needed to process data to only 15 minutes. Furthermore, the team of four was cut to just the project manager who would oversee certain processes. You can imagine the sigh of relief.
The One-Stop Solution
With OneDATA.Plus’s program, managing data in your business could not be simpler. With the ability to link all cloud platforms to one centralized place of management, keep track of data sources, optimize data engineering, and have a 360 view of your data and customers, how could you resist? ODP can help you put your business into full view to maximize innovation and data quality, cutting:
- Time to market
- Time to integrate
Businesses are relying more and more on data and having a manual integration system is no longer an option. Companies are leaning more toward automation which is important for the long-term sustainability of their open data programs. If your company is part of the 89% struggling with data integration and automation, let OneData.Plus help you. Click here to check out our website!