Data Sieve

Unlock insights from unstructured data

Are you getting a complete view of data across your business?
Or are you struggling with:

Inconsistent data points
Inconsistent data points between systems and underlying documentation.

Inconsistent format
Inconsistent format of source documentation.

Limited visibility
Limited visibility to contract terms or document content.

Limited reporting
Limited reporting that is derived from multiple sources and labor intensive to extract and organize.

Human error
Human error introduced through manual review and testing processes. Sample testing does not catch all compliance related errors.

Lack of organization
Lack of organization of identified exceptions leading to poor resolution times.


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Classify, extract, validate, and analyze data with one tool

Data Sieve is a PwC proprietary platform for converting unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data into usable information. It can also classify, extract, validate, and analyze that data.

Data Sieve combines industry expertise with optical character recognition, machine learning, and natural language processing technologies to create an on-demand, end-to-end solution for extraction, compliance and classification of data. The platform is easily configurable to cover emerging uses and characteristics.

Data Sieve can be used to digitize thousands of contracts, automatically extract key terms and fields like invoice numbers or amounts, and validate completeness or correctness by customizable business rules (e.g. existence and validity of fields).

Broad digital feature sets can be customized for you

Robust rules engine that provides configured rulesets aligned with your operational approach and guidelines/interpretation

Structured, intuitive, and interactive UI

Flexible workflow that consolidates output from other tools you use, creating a single source of workflow management

Modern visualizations allow you to take action on previously inaccessible information or on reported exceptions

Scalable solution designed for volume and expansion of use cases on a single platform infrastructure

Option for PwC- or client-hosted via the cloud with PwC management access to monitor operations and deploy future platform enhancements

How is Data Sieve being used now?

Explore these current examples of how our clients are using Data Sieve, or contact us to see if it's the right platform for your specific needs.

Unstructured Data (contracts)

  • Leasing
    Extract key terms from real estate and equipment leasing contracts for analysis to enable compliance with a new leasing standard
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
    Extract key terms and clauses from third party contracts related to the protection of personal data

Semi-structured Data (form-based)

  • TRID
    Extract information from mortgage disclosure forms to verify that lenders provided accurate and timely information to borrowers
  • HUD Claims Testing
    Extract and test information from insurance claims forms submitted by lenders to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 
  • Tax forms
    Ingest and analyze information in tax notices, and extract key fields from  W-2, 1099 forms

Contact us

Henri Leveque, III

Henri Leveque, III

Chief Digital Officer, PwC US

Chuck Caikoski

Chuck Caikoski

Partner, PwC US

Michael  Flynn

Michael Flynn

Principal, PwC US

Elizabeth McNichol

Elizabeth McNichol

Principal, Risk Assurance, PwC US

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