Organizations grow, evolve, and expand their data-related assets constantly. Typically, this happens across departments and lines of business, creating a high degree of variability. This creates a challenge for executives, directors, and managers, who often don’t know what data and resources they have, which processes are in place to manage them, and ultimately how effective they are. For these reasons, Search Discovery developed our Data Strategy Assessments and Audit  services.


An unbiased evaluation of the current state of your data and analytics ecosystem

Illustration of strengths and weaknesses across seven core aspects of a healthy ecosystem

Detailed analysis on the root cause of issues and opportunities

A benchmark of your organization in terms of maturity and readiness for using data effectively


Multinational Pharmaceutical Co. | Comprehensive Strategy Engagement
Top British multinational pharmaceutical company builds a center of excellence through comprehensive strategy engagement.

  • Released first production dashboards within 90 days
  • Built a center of data excellence.
  • Instilled an experimentation culture and optimization capability
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High Tech | Optimization Program Across Channels
Insights from personalization program drive business growth, novel opportunities, and incredible media spend savings.

  • Drove 11% growth of registrations
  • 388 net new contacts, opportunity valued at nearly $7.7MM
  • Potential of $1MM cost savings in media spend
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American Cancer Society | Optimization Current State Assessment & Vendor Evaluation
The new technology and processes created by Search Discovery helped American Cancer Society increase test volume and impact.

  • 5.4% growth in YoY donations
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Search Discovery’s Data Strategy Assessment Methodology employs a framework that is designed to assess an organization’s current capabilities, including both strengths and weaknesses, as well as the organization’s readiness for using data with purpose. The criteria within this assessment are organized into categories that are aligned to seven core aspects of the data and analytics ecosystem.


Overall Data Strategy


Tools & Integrations


Insights & Analysis


Operational Enablement


Data Visualization & Storytelling




Data Science
These Assessments are used to facilitate guided discussions during Discovery Workshops and Interviews, with the goal of capturing an accurate portrayal of each client’s current state. This information allows us to plot each client along a maturity path that includes Basic, Emerging, Strong, and Exemplary stages. Assessments are scored numerically using a rubric that helps clients envision their ideal state.
Data Strategy Assessment and Audit Services


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If you’re seeking an objective evaluation of your data and analytics ecosystem or wondering how to attain an ideal state, then reach out to us.

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