Data Value Innovation as a Service

Texuna in collaboration with Cork University Business School provide data value innovation services to help organisations understand art of possible in relation to business value of data and the best approaches to take to maximise business value of data. The service has three components Education&Workshops, Advisory and Applied Projects.


  • User-centred workshops to develop shared understanding of data.
  • Education based on both research and practical experience.
  • Data quality assessment.
  • Data Model Design (Normalised, Dimensional, Data Vault)
  • Discursive templates to focus data value conversations.
  • Being agile to ensure frequent release of value.
  • Data as an asset mindset, data asset audit.
  • Imagineering - words to pictures for as-is to to-be transformation.
  • Visual thinking to help with understanding and sharing ideas.
  • Review and advise on current status and plans.


  • Develop data leadership, Data savvy managers and leaders.
  • Develop shared understanding of data opportunities across the organisation.
  • Design and develop data strategy.
  • Challenge the status quo / group think.
  • Appreciate data as a buisiness asset
  • Develop the ability and confidence to change the data conversation.
  • Higher data quality, identification and removal of hidden data factories.
  • Data models which are fit for business purpose.
  • Minimally sufficient data governance.
  • Business impact assessment of data opportunities.


£500 per person per day

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G-Cloud 11

Service ID

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Ankhit Sharma

44 (0) 203 393 13 21



Planning service Yes
How the planning service works Texuna will provide a fully managed service so that all aspects of solution design, implementation and preparation for live running of Cloud services can be provided.
• Design services include technical assessment and recommendations on the best combination of solution components to deliver both value and performance and to leverage any investments the customer has already made where possible. We offer full technical and business analysis to specify requirements fully and to use other G-Cloud published services where possible.
• Implementation services follow an Agile methodology and implementation is iterative to deliver high priority requirements using open source tools so that delivery is efficient and effective.
• All implemented packages are tested fully using a combination of both automated regression testing and manual testing. Further testing services are provided for penetration and performance so that any delivered applications are fit-for-purpose.
• Cloud hosting installations and management are offered on any cloud platform.
• Security and disaster recovery are included.
• Transition planning and training services are offered.
• All projects are run transparently using Prince2 methods and in full consultation with the customer.
• All services are customized for the specific project.
• Full life-cycle management can also be provided.
Planning service works with specific services No


Training service provided Yes
How the training service works Training can be provided for the cloud software and hosting services that we have implemented or that we manage. Training services are customized to the particular requirements and skills of our clients.
Training is tied to specific services Yes
Services the training service works with
  • Cloud migration projects that we have implemented.
  • All Texuna software services.
  • Texuna Cloud Services implementations.

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available Yes
How the setup or migration service works Texuna offers migration services which are customised to the particular needs of the customer. Our planning and design services will take your specific requirements into account in our recommendations for the final hosting infrastructure.
• Texuna offer a full migration service for both data and Cloud Services.
• Data migration may include data changes and cleansing and matching services using third party sources if they are available.
• Migration to Cloud involves full Cloud environment configuration.
• Migration is achieved so that all services are fully tested as they are migrated and the end services are regression tested to ensure that they are fit-for-purpose.
• User acceptance testing is managed so that there can be signoff prior to live running.
• Cloud migration includes configuration of all security aspects and planning and testing of backup and disaster recovery services including monitoring.
• Texuna is able to offer a managed service following migration should this also be required.
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services No

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing
Quality assurance and performance testing service Yes
How the quality assurance and performance testing works Texuna follows an Agile methodology where our services follow a test-driven methodology so that testing is incorporated in design and planning from day one.
• Our testing approach includes regression testing as well as performance and penetration testing so that our customers can be assured that the hosted service is robust.
• We recommend that at least pre-Production and Production environments are available to allow for testing and training separate from Production services.
• We are able to provide recommendation and test scripts for User Acceptance Testing that may be followed directly or enhanced by users own requirements.
• Performance testing followed by performance tuning is an integral part of pre-production preparation and will be planned in. If justified, we will make recommendations for improved infrastructure with our rationale and implement any changes.
• Our services can be provided either on a fully managed basis or we can provide support and assistance to customer staff for the implementation period to enable self-management of the migrated service.

Security testing

Security testing
Security services Yes
Security services type
  • Security strategy
  • Security risk management
  • Security design
  • Cyber security consultancy
  • Security testing
  • Security incident management
  • Security audit services
  • Other
Other security services Penetration testing
Certified security testers No

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service Yes
Types of service supported
  • Hosting or software provided by your organisation
  • Hosting or software provided by a third-party organisation
How the support service works Texuna offers support for software where we have provided the implementation services. This may be for Texuna Cloud Software services and third party and open source tools that we have integrated with our services. Please ask us for information on your particular requirement.

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints Texuna will customise a service package to meet the needs of the buying organisation. Some support services such as extended hours or onsite support may attract additional charges. Please ask us if you have specific requirements.

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times Texuna provide basic, Premium and Enterprise Support options with different response times. Initial response is always within one day. Resolution targets are: within 5 working days (Basic), 2 working days (Premium) or less than 1 working day (Enterprise).

System downtime / critical issues resolution target is under 4 hours within business hours.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility WCAG 2.1 AA or EN 301 549
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support Web chat
Web chat support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support accessibility standard WCAG 2.1 AA or EN 301 549
Web chat accessibility testing Texuna performed web chat testing using the following tools:
• ZoomText - a screen magnifier for Windows
• NVDA - a screen reader for Windows
• VoiceOver - a screen reader for Mac/iOS
Support levels Support SLA (business days):
Enterprise - 1 day (GBP3,000 per month);
Premium - 2 days (GBP1,500 per month);
Basic - 5 days (free).
Support can be via phone, chat, email or on-site.
Normal support is Monday to Friday excluding holidays, and service is monitored 24X7X365 for outage incident response. Inbound support requests outside normal hours will only be responded to in case of emergency). Talk to us to customise the level and extent of coverage you need to include weekends, holidays and/or 24 hours. Extra charges will apply.


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance Up to Security Clearance (SC)


Price £500 per person per day
Discount for educational organisations No

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