Game changing – see how Power BI models become Azure Analysis Services models

Businesses are increasingly embracing an empowered regime when it comes to data analytics and business intelligence. Subject matter experts inside business units are increasingly at the forefront of the creation of data models on which reports and dashboards rely. Various technologies (such as Tableau, Qlik and Power BI), now facilitate user-access to a wide variety…

Transmissions Dashboard – our Energy Infrastructure Provider case study

This solution we designed and developed for this national Energy Infrastructure Provider involved both a data platform and analytical dashboards. It reduced reporting turnaround potential by over 1000%, allowing staff to focus on business critical tasks. It embedded a trusted source of truth and quality and consistency of analysis. It improved analytical agility and timely…

Power BI Rugby Theme Fun

A bit of Friday Power BI fun. The Southern Hemisphere’s premier rugby competition, “The Rugby Championship”, kicks off this weekend. Our consultants created Power BI themes to represent each of the 4 participating countries. Head over to the Power BI Theme Gallery to see your country’s theme and download it, or add some kudos 🙂 Australia…

Financial forecasting, reporting and commentary at scale – Our LSA Synergy case study

Synergy gave LSA (Lifetime Support Authority) financial forecasting, reporting, commentary and interactive analysis at scale. This translated to astounding business benefits such as: Effective low latent financial reporting Lesser reliance on IT to manage reporting structure Saved huge reporting and analysis effort Commentary  to contextualise data that follow the analysis for life Auditing and workflow Etc….

We test drive AWS QuickSight, again

This is the second test drive of the original version done in October 2016 and it assesses any updates/ improvements. This short video shows the good and the not so good.

Get more from your Retail data with Predictive Analytics

This case study showcases our solution that allows Sales and Marketing to match customers to the products they are most likely to buy through predictive analytics. This case study is just as relevant today as it was just shy of one year ago when we created it. Combining this solution with Cognitive Intelligence such as facial recognition…

Better Client Care with IoT – Our Eldercare case study

Utilising Internet connected devices and real time Advanced Analytics, we created a solution that provides better client care, a reduction in cost, time and potential health risks. The solution helps the organisation overcome customer wellbeing challenges. Medication and Food must be kept at constant temperatures. This clever solution uses Azure IoT Suite and Cortana Intelligence…

We test drive Azure Time Series Insights

In this video we take Azure Time Series Insights for a test drive. It is the new “fully managed analytics, storage, and visualization service that makes it simple to explore and analyse billions of IoT events simultaneously”. We also importantly look at the differences between Power BI’s real time visualisation capabilities and Azure Time Series…

Augmented Reality meets Advanced Analytics – it changes the way we plan

Using your historical data, putting it on steroids with the help of Machine Learning, then overlaying it with Augmented reality. All of a sudden you can see what impact changes in the physical space will have on your data. You can almost “experience” what the changes will look like. Combining AR/ VR with Advanced Analytics…

We test drive Azure Analysis Services – the good, and the not so good.

In the modern world of Advanced Analytics, Semantic Models rather than data warehouses will increasingly play the core role in corporate data landscapes – they are places where data is blended into models that business users can understand, they provide single sources of truth, they can increasingly embrace data from anywhere, they serve as centralised repositories…