To be successful, it takes more than smart people working very hard to address the wide array of challenges that a large-scale data quality initiative presents. It requires a formal, comprehensive, field-proven approach.
Over our many engagements, Northfield Consulting Group has developed and refined a comprehensive methodology predicated on industry proven best practices. This formal methodology, Value Path™, is a fully integrated method that provides the program management structure, processes, procedures, tasks, tools and delivery capabilities necessary to plan, manage and deliver against the challenging demands of large-scale data quality efforts.
To effectively scope and plan data quality initiatives, Northfield Consulting Group employs a robust parametric estimating model that has been specifically designed to support Value Path™. This model produces work effort calculations for activities, tasks and job roles. All tasks are mapped to work products which ultimately culminate in the completion of prescribed deliverables.At the core of our Value Path™ methodology is a formal program management framework. This framework has been specifically tailored to provide the command and control capabilities required to meet the unique demands of large-scale data quality projects.