Data Sherpa is a suite of software, services and accelerators designed to accelerate data management for companies involved in transformations in the asset intensive industry. 

Bad data complicates project delivery, and makes a poor foundation for your digital transformation. Your data challenges often transcend multiple functional areas, systems of record as well as many prior and on-going projects. 

Our experts can help you simplify your data with Data Sherpa.

 
Poor data quality is a primary reason for 40% of all business initiatives failing to achieve their targeted benefits.
— Gartner, 2011
 

Data Sherpa Helps You

ENRICH

Identify incomplete data

Utilize Data Sherpa to standardize and complete records

HARMONIZE

Build a single source of truth for all your data across all data silos before your migration

ARCHIVE & CLEANSE

Identify and correct incorrect or missing data

Securely store irrelevant data - but leave them easy to access

ACCELERATE MIGRATIONS

Use our templates and migration accelerators to simplify migrations to your new systems

MANAGE & GOVERN

Build a culture of clean data

Assign and empower data owners and create a robust governance strategy 

UTILIZE

Data Sherpa enables reliable data for IoT Analytics and Industry Dashboards

Realize the benefits of technologies such as AI, IoT and Big Data


Data Sherpa Archiving Case Study

DATA SHERPA

Archiving Results

Before 

5.6 TB

Database Size

After 

< 1 TB

Database Size

Brief

This Large Electric Utility observed rapidly expanding SAP Database footprint over the past year as a result of may transformations.

In situations like these, SAP Archiving is able to help improve system performance across the enterprise by:

  1. Reducing system response time

  2. Reducing system backup time

  3. Slowing the growth of the landscape


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FOR CONSULTING PARTNERS

Focus on delivering a success project - while we handle the data.

We offer early warning and insight at every stage of the project, with industry focused technology expertise

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FOR INDUSTRY PARTNERS

Build a strong foundation for your transformation - and start it on the right note.

Build measurable value before, during and after your transformation.


DATA SHERPA DELIVERS

Project and data quality metrics

Provide a clear view to the business as to the state of their data and of the project itself

Sharp focus on data-driven techniques - analysis, assessment, mapping, and validation

Solid foundation

For on-going Data Governance after go-live

Resource planning supported by data management expertise in the areas of governance, integration, and quality

Project management

To facilitate data governance and coordinate complex external and internal dependencies

Infrastructure planning & implementation-sized to fit the specific needs of your transformation

Unmatched expertise

With SAP and OpenText software solutions

Early involvement of business units

Across the enterprise


STRATEGY & ROADMAP

  • Data quality assessments: Data profiling and Data quality assessment reports

  • Current and future state assessments

  • Data governance strategy

  • Tool evaluation & product selection

IMPLEMENTATION

  • Detail requirement definition

  • Functional design and architecture definition

  • Data standardization

  • Data extraction, cleansing and transformation

  • Data enrichment

  • Data loading

MAINTENANCE

  • Shared Services: shared support services for data management

  • Data quality as a service: keep your data clean on an ongoing basis through periodic assessment, exception reporting and regular data fixes

  • Application enhancements