DATA IS AN ASSET.

Data & advanced analytics for companies & investors seeking economic returns. 

WHAT IS ITS VALUE?

BE VALUE DRIVEN.
NOT DATA DRIVEN.

Our goal is to expand the way investors & management teams value data assets

We provide data validation, valuation, and value creation, resulting in:

  • better investment decisions

  • true insights & trend analysis

  • identification of breakout opportunities

  • improved returns

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SERVICES

We help businesses identify, extract & monetise the consumer, product, & operational insights buried in their data.

  • First-step insights into your data's value

  • Rapid business problem and use case identification for data monetisation 

  • Inform your data strategy or vendor due diligence

  • Understand data's true value & risks: strategic & operational

  • Determine data's future potential

  • Inform & gain confidence in pricing

  • Design data initiatives (strategic, tactical & operational) to solve business problems & reinforce the business strategy

  • Build the investment case and actionable roadmap to realise the value of data

  • Improved decision making

  • Operational efficiencies/optimisation

  • New revenue streams

WHY DATADILIGENCE

The value of data isn't an accounting exercise; it's an economic exercise.

As a principle, we believe that data - as an ecosystem - represents intrinsic value and competitive advantage.  But data is rarely validated or valued with the same rigour as other key commercial assets.

We aim to change this.

OUR INSIGHTS

DATA DUE DILIGENCE

For investors seeking the true value & potential of data assets

Increasingly, Information Memoranda make sweeping statements such as: 'proprietary AI-backed decision making' or 'advanced automation'.

 

Yet few investors have the in-house expertise to deeply interrogate the data ecosystems, datasets, and algorithms of target companies to determine reality and inform their pricing and value creation strategies.

We provide specialist data due diligence and vendor data due diligence to help investors and M&A advisors deep-dive into data assets and determine: 

How effective is the target company at leveraging data and analytics to power its business and operational models?

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DATA STRATEGY 

For companies wishing to realise the incrementally significant gains of maturing their data approach,  processes & capabilities

Companies are amassing vast amounts of data - everyday.  But very few treat their data as a strategic asset.  

Working with senior leaders, we craft data strategies that:

  1. target business problems to align with the overall business objectives and strategy,

  2. break down what is needed to solve the problem with data and analytics, and 

  3. design a roadmap for delivery, including the resourcing and investment required for success

 

DATA DELIVERY & PMO

For executives wanting to take the next step in digitalisation & monetising their data

Having a data strategy is the first step towards realising your data's value. Delivering the strategy is where the rubber hits the road!

 

With a tiered, Data Strategy as a Service approach ('DSaaS'), we partner our clients to deliver their data strategies with:

  • meticulous project management

  • rapid problem solving 

  • capacity building & skills transfer

  • innovative, scalable solutions

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In our first year, we worked with:

19

CLIENTS

>250

C-SUITE CONVERSATIONS

8

PE FUNDS

6

NETWORK PARTNERS

TESTIMONIALS

What our clients say

We have worked with some extraordinary people and businesses - across sectors and geographies.

 

From hospitality in the UK, to GIS in South Africa. Facilities management in Central and Eastern Europe, to telco in Estonia.

This is what they have to say.

I see a growing need for

data due diligence.  DataDiligence's findings enabled us to make a faster, more informed investment decision.

MANAGING PARTNER, PE FUND

Trusted partner when it comes to unlocking the value of our data & business.

CTO, HOSPITALITY

I recommend DataDiligence to anyone looking to unlock the value stored within their data.

HEAD OF DATA & INSIGHTS, SaaS

Translated the data strategy through to an operational & tactical roadmap.

VALUE-ADD EXECUTIVE, PE FUND

What the data experts say

In December 2021, the 'Dean of Big Data' - Bill Schmarzo, kindly wrote the Foreword for our inaugural Year in Review. 

 

This is what he had to say.

"In the same way that oil was the fuel that drove economic growth in the 20th century, data will be the catalyst for economic growth in the 21st century. 

 

But data is unlike any asset that we have ever seen. Data never depletes, never wears out and the same data set can be used across an unlimited number of use cases to derive and drive new sources of quantifiable customer, product, and operational value...at zero marginal cost". 

BILL SCHMARZO, 'DEAN OF BIG DATA', DELL TECHNOLOGIES

CAREERS

We’re looking for exceptional, innovative talent to join our team.

 

See all positions and submit your CV.

DATA ASSOCIATE

Remote working

Are you an ambitious data professional with a few years post qualifying experience with a unique blend of data and consulting skills? 

 

If so, our Data Associate might be the perfect next step in your career. 

 

As a data associate, you will apply and further develop your skills and knowledge to understand and unlock the economic value of data. You will be working on data due diligence assignments for our PE and M&A customers. And designing and executing data strategies for their portfolio companies alongside experienced data consultants.