We help data-driven companies navigate
change to scale the
value of insights — with collaborative governance at the core.
First San Francisco Partners (FSFP) is a data consulting firm. All we do is data — all data, all the time.
Our senior consultants have an average of 20 years’ experience to guide you along the data journey as your organization builds, strengthens and operationalizes key capabilities to leverage data as a competitive advantage.
Wherever you are in your data journey — tackling digital transformation, (multi)cloud migration and optimization, data privacy, data mastery and everything in between — we meet you where you’re at and help you navigate and accelerate a path to achieve your future state data vision.
From beginning to end, we singularly focus on delivering solutions that are right for a company’s culture. We pair our services with organizational change and impact initiatives to ensure our strategies, implementations, programs and data-centric project methodologies are practical and sustainable.
Global Health Clinic Optimizes Existing Collibra Platform, Benefiting Data Stewardship and Data Literacy
Worldwide Manufacturing Client Establishes Organizational Data Quality Management Practice
Data Valuation and Data Literacy Assessments Reveal New Business Opportunities
Operationalizing Data Governance and Implementing Collibra for Enterprise Success
Pharmaceutical Company Adopts Collibra, Reducing Duplicate Data and Standardizing Processes
Client Gains New Knowledge, Skills, Tools and Confidence from Data Governance Assessment
Insurance Company Establishes Sustainable Data Governance Program
First San Francisco Partners was incredibly effective in helping our team articulate and gain executive buy-in to a successful data strategy. They rapidly brought together a team of subject matter experts to validate and apply best practices in all areas of data governance, data quality and data architecture.
Chief Information Officer at a Leading Bank
Holistic approach — focus on people/culture change and volume of experience to fine-tune a strategy which fits our organization for long-term success.
Sr. Manager Financial Technology at a Mutual Insurance Holding Company
Within a short time frame, the roles and responsibilities for data governance were clearly defined and understood — without which the company would have continued to spin our wheels and have ongoing miscommunication, leading to inefficiencies and messy data.
Associate Customer & Market Operations Director at a Biotech Company
I’ve never experienced any other consultant get such a good read on the organization as quickly, have a sense for the things that weren’t being said, and so completely understand the interdepartmental dynamics.
Director of Information Management at a Top-50 P&C Insurance Carrier
The consultants were attentive and flexible with a thorough diagnosis of our issues and pragmatic solutions offered to address our challenges.
Director of Production Analytics at a Consumer Lending Provider
FSFP has incredibly professional consultants. Their in-depth knowledge created great discussions and allowed us to find a plan that will work for our groups
Chief Information Officer at Private Research University
FSFP understood our needs and tailored the deliverables to match. They were flexible and personable and fit well within the team.
Director of Data & Insights at a Multinational Automaker
[The First San Francisco Partners consultant] was great to work with — very knowledgeable in data governance, with lots of best practices and real-life experiences to share.
Data Systems Manager at a Medical Device Equipment Manufacturer
We’re a group of data enthusiasts, strategists, technologists, advisors and creative problem-solvers. We thrive in a remote and highly collaborative environment.
(We did remote work before it was a thing.)
We’re passionate about tackling data challenges and opportunities for today’s leading businesses. Above all, we’re people who genuinely care about each other, our clients and making an impact.
Women in Information Management: Valerie (Val) Torstenson
Create an enterprise vision for data quality
No matter what industry you work in or what role you have, you know that being able to rely on the accuracy of your business’ data — and its availability — is essential.
High-quality data adds value to your organization, benefiting your operational and analytics activities and how you sell products and services to customers.
Our “Make the case” white paper, written by Sarah Rasmussen, FSFP’s Collibra Practice Lead and Engagement Manager, emphasizes the benefits of having a dedicated data quality area and its role in defining data standards and practices.