Why Organizations Should Link Data Strategy to Business Strategy

In our digital economy, data is one of the most — if not the most — valuable asset. Whether your organization is in pursuit of digital transformation, data literacy or even just “good old fashioned” data-centricity, it’s clear data is an asset that must be valued, managed, governed, protected and ultimately, appropriately leveraged for better decision-making, competitive advantage and business…

FSFP’s Top 10 Blog Posts for 2019

Our First San Francisco Partners content creators are wrapping up another great year of writing data management articles for our blog readers and community. Even if you’re a regular follower of our blog, we thought you’d appreciate seeing our most popular articles, in case you missed any or want to re-read them. But first, here are things you might not…

FSFP’s Top 10 Blog Posts for 2017

Time flies when you’re having fun blogging about information management, data governance, data quality, GDPR, et al. As our First San Francisco Partners subject matter experts and marketing team wrap up our second year with the company blog, we’re celebrating a productive 2017 with 40 new stories. Since we’re all about the data, we checked Google Analytics to see which…

How Data-Driven Organizations Can Focus on Employee Culture

At the heart of a data-driven organization is a data-driven culture where each employee is involved. Sound like the Holy Grail? You’re right; the pursuit to be fully data-driven is a daunting one, because it requires organizational change — and, in many cases, significant change. Changing culture doesn’t happen overnight, but there are steps you can take to shape the…

FSFP’s Top 10 Blog Posts for 2016

We launched our First San Francisco Partners (FSFP) blog in April 2016 with much excitement here at our information management consulting firm. It’s not like our Founder and CEO Kelle O’Neal hadn’t been blogging before April. In fact, she regularly contributed to the Beye (Business Intelligence) Network and to other sites like CIO.com and Data Informed.

Did Data Science Lose the U.S. Election?

The recent United States presidential election was hard fought on both sides and generated a lot of emotion. It seems that divisions remain, but one thing both sides can agree on is the surprising lack of accuracy in the predictions about who would win and by how much. This seems to have dealt a considerable blow to the reputation of…

Top 12 #FSFPtips Tweets

We like to follow Twitter hashtags to keep connected to industry peers tweeting about #DataGov, #EIM, #BigData, #IoT, et al. More than three years ago, we began sharing #FSFPtips on Twitter. It was a fun challenge to get our thoughts on enterprise information management distilled to a tweetable length — and we’ve been tweeting these tips ever since.