Don't get confused by all the "big data" buzz. Your business does not have to be "big" to benefit from BI.
Are you "sitting on data"? Has your organisation accumulated large amounts of data which is stored in on-premises databases, or in cloud-based systems such as SharePoint, Dynamics, Salesforce, Hubspot, MailChimp, Xero, or even in plain spreadsheets?
If so, you might be wondering how to make use of your own "big data"? It's a good and valid question, as these records are very likely to contain valuable information that your business could use to optimise its processes and improve the performance. Sounds interesting? Read on.
Essentially, Microsoft Power BI is what you need to make sense of your data and enable a comprehensive 360-degree view of your entire organisation. This could help you optimise the product margins, get rid of low-value customers, allocate more work to the best performing contractors, focus on the underrated sales areas, and do many other improvements.
Power BI seamlessly integrates with other Microsoft products like Office 365, SharePoint, Dynamics, SQL Server and others, providing a natural extension to your current Microsoft investment.
Having years of experience working with data in a variety of industries, we are here to help you extract the maximum value from your records. We can build a connection to virtually any data source, identify and extract the important data, then create intuitive reports and interactive visuals, offering powerful insights into different aspects of your business. You can rely on our expertise to:
In most cases we can deliver a proof of concept within a few days. We are confident that once you see what we can do in such a short time, you will want to know what is achievable on a proper project. On the full scale, a typical engagement will involve:
Identifying the requirements for a relevant business need.
Importing the raw data from almost any data source.
Optionally building a dedicated data warehouse.
Preparing the data model for optimal visualisation.
Building the required reports and dashboards.
Deploying online and providing the initial user training.