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What Are LoadSpring ProjectINTEL & LoadSpringANALYTICS?

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LoadSpring ProjectINTELTM & LoadSpringANALYTICSTM are integral components of LoadSpring Cloud Platform and your journey to data trust. LoadSpring ProjectINTEL & LoadSpringANALYTICS use statistical models to determine outcomes and improve ROI using business intelligence and predictive analytics. Because we understand the importance of data visualization and collecting the correct data, LoadSpring can help your company make more refined, insightful, and data-driven decisions.

Are You Asking the Right Questions?

If you’re a leader in the architecture, engineering, or construction (AEC) space, you may be searching for better answers to your most pressing questions. But are you clear on which questions to ask next?

At LoadSpring, we know from experience that bad data costs money. How much money, exactly? In 2020 (already two years ago now), insufficient data cost the AEC industry 1.84 trillion dollars. Do you think it’s passed the $2 trillion mark yet?

The risks involved with collecting and relying on insufficient data make AEC organizations hesitant to know which tools to use and who to work with to visualize and achieve their goals. We offer a different perspective on the subject: rather than starting with the data, begin with asking the right questions via LoadSpring ProjectINTEL™.

Why LoadSpring ProjectINTEL?

LoadSpring ProjectINTEL is a system of data extraction, filtration, transformation, and transparency designed to build a usable data lake.

How it Works: Extract-Clean-Build 

LoadSpring ProjectINTEL is a comprehensive, three-phase process that uses three steps within each phase: Extract-Clean-Build.

Phase One identifies the questions you want to answer. The questions dictate the applications and data to Extract. Our team works with you to define your most pressing business answers.  

Your extracted raw data is placed inside of a data pond. Your project data inside the data pond is tagged as clean or dirty. LoadSpring ProjectINTEL, unlike any other system, allows you to see the number of extracted projects and data sources inside the data pond.

Next comes the cleaning process. We create a configurable filtration system for data hygiene. Data that can be auto-remediated based on your customized rules are tagged and can now function as clean data.

LoadSpring ProjectINTEL features a cleaning process sandbox. Your sandbox allows you to dial-up and dial-down data rules and filters before moving to the data lake. This way, you can see what your data lake will look like before executing the command.  

Your data lake is then Built with clean data categorized as either usable or unusable. The usable data inside the data lake ties back to your initial business questions.  

Why Three Phases?  

Getting to a usable data lake can prove frustrating, costing endless time and money, yet never reaching a place where you can access trusted data. Each phase of LoadSpring ProjectINTEL represents a milestone along your data journey.

Phase One (months 3-6)

LoadSpring ProjectINTEL can get you to a usable data lake in three months.

The driving elements of Phase One are as follows:

  • Validating the identified data questions that you want to be answered
  • EXTRACT
    • Identify the applications needed to answer the questions
    • Connect our configurable system to pull your raw source data into a data pond
  • CLEAN
    • Apply the first pass of LoadSpring filters
    • Identify insights for data quality improvement
    • Remap data that can be remediated
  • BUILD
    • Move the clean data into your data lake
    • Define usable and unusable data inside the data lake

Once the data lake is built in Phase One, we will provide user credentials.

Phase Two (months 6-9)

The objectives of Phase Two are data exploration and refinement. After further refining data via the Extract-Clean-Build process, LoadSpring will work with your team to strategize a data remediation process and make recommendations for your internal data strategy.

LoadSpring ProjectINTEL is a collaborative process. That means that our teams will meet and check in on an ad-hoc basis throughout the process.

Phase Three (months 6-12)

You will have a robust data lake filled with trustworthy, usable data by the end of Phase Three.

The third phase of LoadSpring ProjectINTEL consists of analysis and visualization. We’ll access critical data to answer the business questions identified initially in Phase One. We’ll also get to visualize the data.

LoadSpring will provide usable data so you can answer your business questions. You’ll then have access to your data lake and can build visualizations and dashboards inside LoadSpring Cloud Platform or import that data into a different tool.

What Is LoadSpringANALYTICS?

LoadSpringANALYTICS™ is a visualization tool for actionable analytics.

Visual models and data representations help determine outcomes, improving your ROI. It’s essential to visualize the data you need to avoid pitfalls and course-correct before any overages occur.

If your organization is using S-Curves today, not only can LoadSpringANALYTICS: Automated S-Curves automate them, but we also provide trusted data so you can look forward—rather than in the rearview mirror.

LoadSpringANALYTICS will help define the next phase of your data journey to AI.

The Art & Science of Data Visualization

There’s a lot to the art and science of data visualization. Still, we’ll let ‘the father of data visualization,’ Edward Tufte, speak for us: “See with fresh eyes. Do not go lazy into default models, justified by ‘We’ve always done it this way’ — words that end thought, censor deviations, block searches for alternatives.”

In The Thinking Eye, Tufte emphasizes the importance of skepticism, asking, “How do you know that?”

We’ll pose that question to you, too, if you choose to come with us on this LoadSpring ProjectINTEL and LoadSpringANALYTICS journey. But it’s up to you.

LoadSpring’s thorough, guided data collection process yields more advanced analytics than more conventional data analysis methods. If you’d like to learn more about how you can take the art and science of data visualization to the next level, we’ll show you how to get started.

According to the Tao Te Ching, the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Take the first step in your analytics journey. Contact LoadSpring today.


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