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What does this involve?

TORCH is a business advisory service designed to speed up data-driven innovation and change, whilst encouraging collaborations between businesses. It enables clients who have developed a data strategy to overcome the challenges of starting new data projects.

This service allows businesses to trial and become successful with data technologies through engagement with The Data Lab experts and qualified supplier organisations.

TORCH addresses the following topics:

  • understanding how your business objective could be achieve
  • what efforts would be required
  • choosing appropriate tools and skills
  • finding suitable vendors 

Every business gathers data in some form and this can be gathered on a daily basis. A data strategy can be used to gather insights and help develop your business. Think of your data strategy as a road map, highlighting the direction you must travel to achieve your goals – whatever they may be.

Am I eligible?

TORCH is designed for organisations, from any industry sector, who would like to set up a data initiative but don't know how to proceed. TORCH can help look at options and create practical actions.

Businesses must be operating and have a registered office in Scotland.

Who is this for?

Scottish based companies of all sizes, from any industry sector. 

How long does this take?

This will vary depending on your business needs and data capabilities. 

Next steps

Please submit an enquiry and an adviser will be in touch to discuss your needs.

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