How can data analytics help my business?
Microsoft Cloud is revolutionising the way businesses operate thanks to its comprehensive service offerings across a variety of business facets, in particular, data analytics enablement. Transforming internal data into information that is meaningful, accessible, secure, easily managed and maintained is vital for any business looking to evolve and stay ahead.
Your internal data can be your best guide to discovering;
- Market trends
- Customer/ buyer behaviour
- Sales & Marketing opportunities
- Product/ Service innovation
- Improved efficiencies/ process automation
- Competitive advantages
The Internet of Things (IoT)
At a more advanced stage, analysis of large data volumes generated through connected devices, both demands and complements IoT utilisation. The pinnacle of efficiency and intelligence in the Cloud era, IoT offers functionality that businesses and consumers alike should be, if not already, striving towards.
At a simple, single-user level, it costs nothing to download Power BI Desktop and start designing your own reports. However, to share reports requires a Power BI Pro license for each user who needs to publish or consume the reports. Large organisations may benefit from a Power BI Premium license, eliminating per user licensing in favour of a capacity model.
Whilst Power BI is accessible and user-friendly at a simplistic level of functionality, large datasets may require integration with other Microsoft data platform services.
When looking to invest in your organisations most critical asset, several key factors should be considered to ensure the best outcome and optimisation of return –
It is not uncommon for organisations to underestimate the condition/ hygiene of their datasets. Ease of access, completeness and consistency are often the most time-consuming and complicated factors to address before data can be prepared to deliver the insights you need.
Ensuring Best Practice
We endeavour to not just deliver the functionality you require, but in a way that is informed by modern best practices; facilitating enhanced extensibility and durability and thereby, minimising administrative overhead.
Adherence to privacy policies and the overall security of your reports demand priority. One of the most challenging yet necessary requirements organisations face, data governance is often a highly involved and complicated initiative; one typically entrusted to the experts