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We navigate the chaos of data, finding order and connection, to develop common models that bring clarity and direction to big data challenges.

10 common problems and how we solve them

    • I need to deliver a data project, but I don’t know what data we have or where it all is

      Kaiasm builds a map of all data systems and instances which shows where they are, what’s in them, how much data there is, what format it’s in, who owns it, etc. We then hand the cartography tools over to you - our OntoKai SaaS tool - to manage and maintain the map going forward.

    • We’re doing a project to integrate data and systems but the business team and the technology team do not speak the same language

      Kaiasm extracts all data models and system structures and builds them into a conceptual model. The concepts in this model hold the synonyms and descriptions that translate for all audiences.

    • I’m trying to de-risk vendor and technology lock-in on my next data project

      We provide conceptual models of your data, so you can see and understand it without depending on any specific technology or vendor. When it comes to hand-over, we provide that model in a standard data format - such as JSON.

    • We need a map of the data, systems and infrastructure for our organisation to support our planning

      Kaiasm is like a map-maker in that ontologies are maps capable of holding hugely complex models of data and systems. What’s more, we have developed a human-friendly visualisation approach, so the ontologies are accessible to all stakeholders.

    • I need to transform my retail category management and product data to support customer demand

      Kaiasm has long supported retailers in creating detailed conceptual models of unstructured customer search demand, merged with category and product data models. This aligns merchandising, SEO (search engine optimisation) and product information management to market need.

    • I need to make our data estate ready for generative artificial intelligence (AI) and large language models (LLMs), and I don’t know where to start…

      A Kaiasm ontology helps prepare data for LLMs and Generative AI by providing a structured and standardised way of representing the knowledge and information you hold, in the context of your specific domain of interest.

    • I want a common data model to support our data but it is distributed and sits across different environments

      A Kaiasm ontology-led conceptual framework will be the best way to reliably generate a model that works across all systems and environments. Maintained beyond a specific project, such a common data model will support the internal management of integration projects going forward.

    • We work with multiple standards and classification systems, so we need a common classification approach so we can map across them

      Kaiasm has created tools to merge standards together into common conceptual models, allowing for transformations between standards as well as development of common standards.

    • We’ve got a lot of unstructured data, and we really need to be able to classify it better

      Kaiasm is a specialist in creating formal conceptual models out of unstructured data.

    • I need to design a data governance approach

      A formalised conceptual model of the data to be governed will allow you to design and validate your governance metadata design - to plot a course from where you are now and where you need to get to, and how you are progressing along that path.

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    Kaiasm helps to produce differentiated outcomes in the fields of data integration and knowledge management, delivered through an ontology-driven method with a SaaS toolset, producing open, standards-compliant data structures.

    Our method and tooling turns a data mess into a detailed, easy to navigate map - an operational ontology:

    represents the knowledge and the data in a domain of interest in huge detail

    holds the information necessary to support connections to the data and systems involved

    Operational Ontology Diagram

    These have a practical role in any data project by making the data navigable by all stakeholders at all levels of technical knowledge.

    Using our tools and methodologies Kaiasm and its partners make current and future data and knowledge projects faster, cheaper and easier, of higher quality and delivered at reduced risk.

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    Our clients are the software, technology and engineering teams of large private and public sector organisations, working in the built infrastructure, finance, retail and manufacturing sectors.

    • Client: UK Parliament
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    • Client: NHS
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    Kaiasm don't just tackle data problems, they dissect them. As a client it's a joy to work with a team who relish an intellectual challenge, who can bring specialist methodologies to bear, but who above all else want to understand what makes your organisation tick and how their work can be meaningful in your particular context.”

    Ian Gordon, Head of Data, Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal View case study

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