Data at Work

The world of data and its many applications. This blog will help you learn how visionary companies are monetizing their data assets and utilizing external data to enhance business operations.

Go-To-Market Guidebook #5: Data Product Delivery

Like any commercial agreement, data product sales are bound by terms and conditions between a data vendor and data buyer. These T&Cs include service level agreements for uptime and response time, authorizations for use and resale, and technical support for bug fixing and API integration. If a vendor is new to the data economy, these T&Cs may be a daunting task and require significant institutional change.

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Go-To-Market Guidebook #4: Generate Demand

The following post if part of a five part series detailing how to successfully bring a data product to market. To learn more, download the free “Visionary Leader’s Guide to Data Monetization.”

Direct Sales vs. Chanel Approach:


If the primary consumers of a data product are easy to define, segment and access, then vendors may find it useful to employ a direct sales force. This is especially true if data sales are a primary component of the vendor’s business model.


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Go-To-Market Guidebook #3: The Art of Pricing Data

The following post is part of a five part series detailing how to successfully bring a data product to market. To learn more, download the free “Visionary Leader’s Guide to Data Monetization.”

Economic Trade-offs:

Based upon decisions in the previous step (Go-To-Market Guidebook #2: Built for Buyers), a data vendor should now hopefully be able to assess the cost to make data available for sale. This effectively serves as the price floor for the data product. From there, the task of pricing data is a balance of art and science.

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Go-To-Market Guidebook #2: Built for Buyers

Once earmarked for commercialization, a data product must be structured correctly in order to be credible and sellable to promote potential data sales

In order to appropriately construct a product, it is important for organizations to address the following four considerations.

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Go-To-Market Guidebook #1: What you got?

As more and more organizations decide to strategically enter the data economy they start to have a lot of questions about the execution of doing so:

  • How should we select the correct data to sell?
  • How do we “productize” our data?
  • What price should we charge?
  • What is the process to securely transfer the data?
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