The home-based care industry is experiencing a shift towards data-driven strategies, emphasizing the importance of data maturity. The article introduces a framework known as "crawl, walk, and run" as a guideline for developing data maturity capabilities. In the "crawl" stage, organizations are encouraged to begin with simple, clear goals and utilize existing data efficiently. The "walk" stage involves expanding data insights, connecting data sources, and learning iteratively, while the "run" stage signifies the culmination of data maturity, where organizations are equipped to take meaningful actions based on comprehensive data insights. It highlights the importance of data analytics and the active involvement of all stakeholders in leveraging data for informed decision-making. Agencies that understand where they are on this spectrum can help in implementing changes to achieve business goals.
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