Data Services


The Specifics About Our Data Services

With more data than we know what to do with (and amounts growing by the minute), the challenge is not finding data, but finding meaning in it. Agencies need ways to quickly find value in the massive amount of data they collect and manage in order to drive their missions forward.

Data Governance and Quality

HighPoint’s Data Governance provides oversight and management of data capture, storage, alignment and use. HighPoint’s approach helps clients understand data’s value and meaning to the enterprise. HighPoint has implemented successful Data Governance programs with various Goverment clients in some of the most demanding environments. Our approach offers a customized methodology and provides each client partner with the right governance program and stewardship projects for its needs.

HighPoint’s Data Governance expertise can help:

  • Define and operationalize a corporate Data Governance strategy

  • Identify the right operating model for your culture and organization

  • Achieve meaningful, sustainable results aligned to your business objectives

  • Analyze your Data Governance performance and business impact

  • Eliminate common roadblocks to adoption
  • Establish progress and impact metrics and measure data quality momentum across people, process, technology and Data

  • Align data quality with the Data Governance organization

  • Define and implement data quality policies, processes and standards across the data lifecycle

Enterprise Data Architecture

HighPoint has extensive experience in understanding the impact of regulations on data and enterprise architecture. Our team understands and analyses the current architecture, conducts architecture reviews to identify the impact of the regulatory directive, proposes the “To Be” architecture, and suggests suitable approaches for remediation/enhancements, where applicable. HighPoint ensures that existing architectural thinking and IT investment will be leveraged.

HighPoint’s Enterprise Architecture and Design practice is comprised of seasoned architects and consultants who manage end-to-end Enterprise Architecture consulting, design, Data Architecture, and associated competencies such as Data Modeling; Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL); and Business Intelligence (BI) architecture and design to meet your mission’s need.

HighPoint’s comprehensive Data Architecture roadmap will provide you the ability to:

  • Guide: Guide data management into the enterprise

  • Define: Define how data is maintained and who can authorize changes to business rules

  • Decide: Make intelligent decisions of when, where and how to provide Business Intelligence (BI) analysis and reporting

  • Deliver: Deliver information quickly, efficiently, and continuously

  • Improve: Continuously improve reporting capabilities through integrated data and help your business assimilate both structured and unstructured data with ease

Enterprise Data Management

HighPoint’s enterprise Data Management involves establishing Data Governance, which includes standards and policies to organize and manage data access, collection, storage, analysis, security, etc., and completing individual Data Management projects to implement Data Governance across your organization.

HighPoint brings expertise with transitioning from typical data silos to a joint data management facility:

  • Creating trusted data for any organizational purpose.

  • Making data highly accessible, consistent and available for data-driven analysis and decision making.

  • Easing the burden of data security and compliance by having a single-defined data management location and process.

  • Streamlining customer service processes or other organization tasks as data is from a trusted source and agreed format, regardless of use.

  • Ensuring data security by using cloud-based storage and encryption tools.

  • Reducing the business costs of storing data or performing data transactions.
  • Building a scalable data architecture that allows your system to adapt quickly to changes.

Database and Data Warehouse Administration

HighPoint provides database administration support to 15+ Federal agencies on various database platforms, including Oracle, Microsoft SQL server, PostgreSQL, and Sybase. We manage both on-premises and cloud databases. Our services include setup and configuration; upgrades, patches, and other standard maintenance items; and backups and restores using industry best practices. We coordinate with network, operating system, and storage teams to implement security polices, password changes, storage requirements, firewalls, hardening, and decommissioning.

HighPoint’s Database and Data Warehouse experts will provide detailed recommendations to help lower storage and processing costs by:

  • Analyzing your existing data ecosystem, identifying bottlenecks and inefficiences, outlining ways to resolve them, and implementing optimal changes

  • Building an effective Data Warehouse strategy for implementation into your existing Business Intelligence and analytics ecosystem

Data Reporting and Visualization, Business Intelligence, and Advanced Data Analytics

HighPoint has 15+ years of expertise helping Federal agencies become data-driven organizations, transitioning from typical data silos to joint data management facilities. Combining Business Intelligence, Big Data, and data science, we map the path to get you there. Services include: strategy development, Return on Investment (ROI) analysis, tool and platform strategy and selection, and roadmap creation. Our Reporting and Visualization covers a broad range of analysis capabilities, including: dashboards, parameter-driven reports, ad-hoc pivot analytics, advanced visualization, predictive analytics and forecasting, complex event notification, statistical analysis, and data mining.

HighPoint experts can help your organization:

  • Integrate disparate systems and streamline data into one cohesive source

  • Increase productivity by gaining visibility into inefficient processes

  • Leverage data for actionable insights

  • Measure business goals through automated reporting

  • Create ad-hoc or predefined reports

  • Facilitate fast decision making with access to streamlined information

  • Predict trends through intuitive tools that utilize a historical view of business data

  • Protect margins through data-driven forecasting