U.S. Housing Finance Agencies Have Aggregate Data Value of $2.2 Billion, or Approximately 9% of Operating Revenues But is Data Management Spend Optimized?

Sunil Soares – CEO & Founder, YDC / Max Moeller – Data Analyst, YDC Government Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) in the United States are sitting on aggregate data value of $2.2 billion, or approximately nine percent of operating revenues. The HFAs are state or federally chartered authorities established to help meet the affordable housing needs […]

Operationalizing Data Economics Using Bigeye for Data Observability

Alex Scroggins CTO, YDC The YDC website allows companies to see an estimated value of their data. After understanding your company’s data value, the logical question to ask yourself is: “How can I maximize my data’s value?” Increasing the quality of your data is one proven way. However data quality is more of a problem […]

Operationalizing Data Economics Using a Data Mesh with Starburst

Alex Scroggins CTO, YDC / Jasmohan Singh Narula, Senior Solution Architect, YDC   Data mesh is an emerging architecture that can be used to operationalize data products within your company. It allows the company’s various teams to create data products from virtually any data source, minimizing the data engineering that is required for traditional architectures […]

A Cross-Industry Inventory of Data Products

Sunil Soares CEO, YDC March 20, 2022 Data products are quite topical these days due to the popularity of so-called data mesh architectures. A data product is an application that uses data to achieve a business objective such as revenue growth, cost reduction, risk mitigation, or cash flow enhancement.  The value of a company’s data […]

Data Monetization:<br>Converting Data Sets into Valuable Data Products

Sunil Soares, CEO YDCAlex Scroggins, CTO YDC The Data Monetization Index (DMI) is a key metric that measures the value of a company’s data to its Enterprise Value or Market Capitalization. The YDC team has produced DMI scores for several large, publicly-traded companies. The DMI can be increased through the creation of data products. A […]

Driving Informatica Business Adoption with Financial Metadata for Report Certification in YDC

In this blog, we will review how the YDC Data Valuation Engine (www.yourdataconnect.com) supports Informatica business adoption by adding financial metadata to reports. In a previous blog, we discussed the use of YDC to quantify the financial benefits of compliance with the Large Financial Institution (LFI) rating system from the United States Federal Reserve. YDC […]

Driving Collibra Business Adoption with Financial Metadata for Report Certification in YDC

In this blog, we will review how the YDC Data Valuation Engine (www.yourdataconnect.com) supports Collibra business adoption by adding financial metadata to reports. In a previous blog, we discussed the use of YDC to quantify the financial benefits of compliance with the Large Financial Institution (LFI) rating system from the United States Federal Reserve. YDC […]

Salesforce Lead Valuation

In this blog, we will review how the YDC Data Valuation Engine (www.yourdataconnect.com) ties data quality and valuation with Salesforce Leads. Let’s begin with a high-quality lead in Salesforce with all the relevant attributes duly populated (Figure 1).  Figure 1: Salesforce lead with high-quality score In contrast, a low-quality lead has missing first name, phone, […]

Valuing Employee Data using Public Data Sources

By Sunil Soares CEO/Founder of YDC Every company has employees. Every employee record contains data. So, how would you value employee data? In June 2016, Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion for an implied value of approximately $60 per candidate record. We multiplied this implied value per candidate record by the number of employees to […]

Imagine a world where asset allocations include stocks, bonds, crypto….and data

Sunil Soares CEO & Founder We have all heard of the 60/40 asset allocation rule. An investor should put 60 percent of their investment portfolio in stocks and 40 percent in bonds.  During these days of higher inflation, your investment adviser might recommend that you allocate a portion of your portfolio to other assets such […]