Telecommunications are faced with consolidations, cost reductions, data protection laws and a demand for increasing adaptability in a competitive environment. Flexible Data Management is the basis for meeting requirements that are always increasing in number and often have not been precisely defined. This might concern IFRS15 or the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Architecture and processes need to be in place to fulfill such demands within short timeframes. It is crucial to create a bridge from the business requirements to technological solutions that make sense.