Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing

As a Business Intelligence consulting leader, we continue to expand and combine innovative analytics with reporting tools for building relationships around, and achieving valuable insights from structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data. Through our BI & Big Data Analytics services, our BI consultants help you select, optimize and deploy an array of custom as well as pre-built analytics and reporting tools to help you understand your customers, brand, competitors, operations, and market opportunities.

During the rollout phase, we ensure you realize the benefit of your solution by working with your team through the change management process. Specific services we offer to help you achieve a robust data analytics environment include:

  • Strategic Planning, BI Assessments, BI Roadmaps
  • BI Tool Selection and RFP Assistance
  • Prototyping and Proof-of-Concept Exercises
  • Data Migration, Data Integration
  • BI Architecture Design and Optimization
  • Analytics Reporting Automation, Dashboard Development
  • MDM and Data Governance Guidance

Our specialists understand how to extract information collected from multiple electronic sources, including traditional financial data warehouse assets, sales and marketing data, ERP data, and other data that could impact your enterprise. Our team creates connections of this disparate data with application toolsets that build context and semantics layers to extract its value. Once all data is integrated and measured, our reporting methods and frameworks for presenting analytics distill actionable insight for your enterprise leadership, establishing trends, verifying outcomes, and drawing conclusions around the content.

These tools benefit all aspects of your enterprise business processes, including but not limited to:

  • Marketing & Customer Relationship Management
  • Financial Planning & Management
  • Sales & Operations Planning
  • Healthcare Information Management
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Human Resources & Staffing

The growing demand for advanced digital technology creates both an opportunity and a challenge for enterprises to take advantage of interactive dashboard applications to effectively illustrate key performance indicators and trends. Using leading software tools, our consulting and development experts allow enterprises to easily obtain snapshot views of their sales, marketing, financial, supply chain, CRM, ERP and other departmental and operational data.

We base our dashboard development projects on the premise that in the end, business intelligence dashboards must provide information that promotes valuable insight. We advise our clients that what makes a dashboard an exceptional tool for data analysts and corporate leadership is the quality and inherent value of the data itself. Does it display information in a clear, concise way? Can leadership view both a high-level summary—and then drill down into granular detail—to get a more diagnostic view that they wouldn’t normally be able to see?

The digital dashboards our team develops extract quality summations of real-time, relevant data from secure sources to help your business make informed, intelligent choices. Our data visualizations are presented in clear, logical formats that can get into nitty-gritty detail or be used as a big-picture, executive summary.

The foundation of any business intelligence implementation is the data warehouse.  Whether it supports the entire enterprise or just a departmental solution, our data architects can help conceptualize, design and implement your data warehouse solution. Our collective Data Warehouse experience covers all of the major database vendors, including Oracle, DB2/UDB, Teradata, Sybase, etc.

With many years of collective experience implementing data warehousing projects, you will find us to be an expert delivery organization and a trusted advisor.  Our implementation experience includes both large and small projects.  Combined together with our BI competencies, our data warehouse consulting professionals can help you harness the power of your data warehouse and BI implementations.

Our Data Warehouse Consulting competency encompasses the full-solution delivery model that includes:

  • Requirements Gathering & Analysis
  • Rationalization of Kimball vs. Inmon Data Warehouse Design Methodologies
  • Dimensional / Star Schema Data Modeling
  • Data Warehouse Technical Infrastructure Design
  • Data Warehouse/Mart Integration & Enhancements
  • Data Warehouse Appliance Implementations
  • Performance Tuning

Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) Consulting

ETL is the glue that connects the data warehouse to its data sources.  Our ETL consultants are highly skilled in analysis of data transformational requirements and implementation of ETL solutions that are optimized to populate and update the Data Warehouse. Our consultants are able to work across a variety of the major ETL tools, including IBM Datastage, Informatica, Business Objects Data Integrator, etc.

Our competency encompasses the full solution delivery model for Data Warehousing including:

  • Requirements Gathering & Analysis
  • Data Profiling
  • ETL Development & Enhancements
  • ETL Batch Window Analysis & Optimization
  • Performance Tuning