Our Services

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.

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Our Work

Mountain Home Page

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

company testimonials
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

company testimonials
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

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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

company testimonials
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

company testimonials
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

company testimonials
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

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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

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[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

Our Team

Our Team

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.

Sound refreshing?

Our Blog

metadata articles

Just Because You Can Capture Metadata Doesn’t Mean You Should

By Catherine Ruef

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Meet Gretchen Burnham

Meet Gretchen Burnham, Principal Consultant at FSFP

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data management articles

What’s the Difference Between Information Management and Data Management?

By Kelle O'Neal

change management articles

Change Management’s Vital Role in a Data Management Initiative

By Becky Lyons

Meet FSFP's Marcus Gruel

Meet Marcus Gruel, Consultant at FSFP

By FSFP

data quality white paper

Make the case for a predictive and self-service data quality tool

Every organization needs high-quality data, but many struggle with what's required to assure and maintain quality data. Talking about quality issues and management can be overwhelming or too theoretical, and those discussions often get tabled for easier-to-define issues.

If you want the quest for quality to be a top priority, you need a dedicated data quality function — or a quality visionary — and a plan to build enthusiasm for investing in resourcing and applying more rigor around data quality.

Our new white paper, developed in collaboration with our partners at Collibra, outlines components of a successful data quality function and the role of an enterprise tool.

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