Unlocking the Power of Fractional Data Professionals:

Elevate Your Data Game

In the dynamic world of data, organizations are increasingly turning to fractional data professionals to supercharge their data-driven strategies. Fractional data professionals are versatile experts who step in to fulfill specific data-centric roles without the need for full-time hires. This article dives into the invaluable benefits of fractional data roles and explores the unique skills and services offered by each type, ensuring your organization can thrive in the data-driven landscape.

What is a Fractional Date Role?

Not every organization has the resources or need for full-time data experts. That’s why we offer Fractional Data Roles, providing you with the specialized skills and expertise you need on a part-time basis. But what exactly are Fractional Data Roles, and how can they benefit your organization? Let’s delve into it.

Fractional Data Roles involve hiring part-time data professionals who can provide the same level of expertise and insight as full-time employees but at a fraction of the cost. These roles are ideal for businesses that require expert data analysis and management but don’t need a full-time data team.

  1. Fractional Data Scientists
    These maestros utilize data and programming prowess to make data-driven extrapolations, interpolations, and predictions. Armed with tools like Python, R, and SQL, data scientists are at the forefront of harnessing the power of machine learning to inform their analyses. Fractional data scientists hit the ground running, optimizing your data’s value from day one. If your organization relies on guesswork for future planning, customer recommendations, causation analysis, or any decisions with incomplete information, a fractional data scientist is your secret weapon.
  2. Fractional Data Analysts
    Data analysts specialize in mining historical data, transforming it into actionable insights. Their toolkit includes Microsoft’s Power BI, Excel, Tableau, and SQL. In a fractional role, data analysts join your team to enhance existing dashboards, create compelling data visuals, and set up automated data pipelines. Whether you need to modernize a collection of inefficient Excel files into automated dashboards or build new data suites, data analysts have got you covered.
  3. Fractional Data Officers
    Data officers operate at a strategic level, combining technical expertise with managerial and strategic acumen. These leaders, often former data scientists and analysts, bring a wealth of experience from diverse organizations. They guide your data practices to outperform the competition, providing valuable insights on data technology. Fractional data officers offer a strategic edge, making them an ideal choice if you’re committed to data but need guidance in charting the course for your organization’s data-oriented goals.

Fractional Data Roles offer several key benefits:

  • Cost-Efficiency: By hiring fractional data professionals, you avoid the high costs associated with full-time salaries, benefits, and overhead. You pay only for the time and expertise you need.
  • Flexibility: Our fractional roles are tailored to your business needs. Whether you need a data scientist for a few hours a week or a data engineer for 30 hours per week, we provide the flexibility to scale up or down as required.
  • Access to Expertise: Gain access to Boxplot’s network of seasoned data professionals who bring a wealth of experience and industry knowledge. Our experts stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in data analytics.
  • Quick Implementation: With fractional roles, you can quickly onboard the expertise you need without the lengthy hiring process. This allows you to address your data challenges and opportunities promptly.
  • Focused Insights: Our professionals bring an outsider’s perspective, helping you identify opportunities and challenges that might be overlooked by in-house staff. This can lead to innovative solutions and strategies.

The implementation of Fractional Data Roles at Boxplot follows a streamlined process to ensure we meet your specific needs:

Initial Consultation: We begin with an in-depth consultation to understand your business objectives, data requirements, and the specific skills you need. This helps us match you with the right data professional.



Role Definition: Together, we define the scope, responsibilities, and duration of the fractional role. Whether it’s data analysis, data engineering, or data strategy, we ensure the role aligns with your goals.

Expert Matching: We select the best-fit data professional from our network based on your requirements. Our experts are vetted and come with a proven track record in their respective fields.



Onboarding and Integration: Our team ensures a smooth onboarding process, integrating the fractional professional into your team and workflows. We provide the necessary support to get them up and running quickly.

Ongoing Support and Evaluation: Boxplot offers continuous support to ensure the success of the fractional role. We regularly review performance and outcomes to ensure your objectives are being met and adjust as needed.


At Boxplot, we are dedicated to providing exceptional data expertise that drives business success. Our Fractional Data Roles offer a flexible, cost-effective solution to meet your data needs without the commitment of full-time hires. If you think one person may not be enough for your organization, consider our Data as a Service option as well, where you get our entire team. With Boxplot, you gain a trusted partner committed to helping you harness the power of your data.

Ready to leverage top-tier data expertise without the full-time commitment? Contact us today to learn more about how Boxplot’s Fractional Data Roles can benefit your organization.