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Welcome to the Onepoint Blog, a hub for opinion and insight on the issues and evolution affecting digital transformation.

From advice and possibilities in Big Data to new products, tools, regulations, trends and opportunities - stay tuned for Onepoint news, and regular keynote articles.

If there’s a topic or industry niche you’d like us to cover, please email contact@onepointltd.com or reach us on LinkedIn.

Meditation as a force in “being more human”





My good friend Richard Atherton from FirstHuman recently interviewed me on what “Being Human” means to me. There was a particular focus on how meditation, a core part of my life, has allowed me to develop my own understanding about humanity and to arrive at my own conclusions about “Who am I?” and “The purpose [...]
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GDPR 3 Months On: Has It Made a Difference?





The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on 25 May 2018. The data privacy law applies not just to large, global companies but to businesses of any size that hold and process data of EU citizens irrespective of its geographical location. The main aim of GDPR is to harmonize the disparate data privacy [...]
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Onepoint named G-Cloud supplier





The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has named Onepoint Ltd as a G-Cloud supplier on the Digital Marketplace, opening up numerous public sector opportunities. The Digital Marketplace supports the Government vision of a Public Sector ‘Amazon’ meaning that Onepoint, as a fully compliant supplier, is able to deliver services to Government departments across the UK. Launched in 2012, the G-Cloud is an agreement between the UK […]

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MDM Reference Architecture





MDM Reference Architecture Master Data Management - in previous weeks, we have defined what MDM is; its capabilities and the potential it harbours for business efficiency and innovation. MDM is the key to helping an organisation get a single, consistent, uncorrupted view of its data entities including, crucially, the customer. We have spent a lot [...]
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Developing a Master Data Management strategy





Master data is business truth. When managed and maintained correctly, that business truth can flow like liquid gold to every far-flung corner of an organisation; informing decision-making and strategy and driving value in the data age. Fundamentally, master data management is when a business seizes control of its critical data entities (namely customers, suppliers, products, [...]
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Machine learning – what is it and how do we move?





We're at the dawn of what could be a golden age for machine learning. Data science isn't the premium product it once was; the tools of the trade are more open and accessible than ever, and costs are a fraction of what they were yesterday. The time is right for firms of all sizes to [...]
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Artificial Intelligence – it’s more accessible than you’d think





 

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Invitation MDM Workshop





Join our #MDM workshop. Through a series of questionnaires, exercises and discussions, the Onepoint team will be able to appraise your organisation’s readiness to embark on a Master Data Management project, and make recommendations based on your unique business circumstances.
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What is Master Data Management?





An introduction to Onepoint whitepaper Six Steps to MDM Success “Master Data Management is the control over Master Data value and identifiers that enable consistent use across systems of the most accurate and timely data about essential business entities.” ~ Data Management Association (DAMA) Most businesses accept that MDM can be a good foundation on [...]
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Data quality the cornerstone to long term GDPR compliance





Just a month ago, businesses and organisations that didn't have well-defined processes, principles and standards in data management risked waste and inefficiency. Now, in a GDPR world, they also risk customer wrath and crippling fines. But ongoing GDPR compliance doesn't have to be a headache. In fact it presents an opportunity for businesses to adapt [...]
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How our philosophy informs our work





‘Data Values People’. On the face of it, they are but three simple words. But for us at Onepoint, they are the distillation and, indeed, the culmination of more than a decade’s work. Our new brand, its positioning statement and the way it sets us up to grow, progress and evolve, has been borne out [...]
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Onepoint – A New Direction





Welcome to a new-look Onepoint, with a refreshed brand and stories to tell. The logo has changed, the colour palette evolved, the website lost weight. It's less about tech and more about people. To understand why, here's Fall of Man storyteller Ally Millar. Onepoint's new logo represents people and data, togetherness and common purpose. Elements [...]
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How GDPR can empower travel, transport & hospitality firms





Instead of fearing GDPR, travel, transport & hospitality companies should embrace an opportune moment to fine-tune their data foundations, putting the customer first and safeguarding their bottom line.

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Onepoint becomes Official Snowflake Solution Partner





Onepoint, a leading Data solutions provider in the UK has become an official partner of Snowflake, who are leading providers of data warehouses built specifically to run in the cloud and offers a broad range of tools.

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Data power is helping travel firms fly





Through advanced data management, travel vendors can use forensic real-time data to get to know who customers are and, crucially, why they do what they do

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Taking a review of the new Talend Data Stewardship Console 6.3.1





Talend’s Data Stewardship Console is a web-based application which is part of Talend’s commercial data quality product suite

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Congratulations Bharat Gaurav Award





Team Onepoint extends its hearty congratulations to Mr. Shashin Shah, Managing Director, who was the recipient of the Bharat Gaurav Lifetime Achievement Awards, an honour conferred upon him in recognition of his contribution in encouraging and building leadership in others. The prestigious event was held at the UK House of Commons in London on July 2nd, 2016. Well done! www.bharatgaurav.in

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