The Azure Modern Data Warehouse provides powerful Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities and can transform your complex data into business insights to share across your organisation. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, you can trust in our team to help you plan, build and deliver your BI solutions.
SOME OF OUR Azure Modern Data Warehouse ENGAGEMENTS
Modern Data Warehouse
Easily bringing together all your data at any scale and giving you insights through analytical dashboards, operational reports and advanced analytics.
Our expertise covers all aspects of Azure Modern Data Warehouse.
- From combining structured/unstructured/semi-structured data using Azure Data Factory,
- Performing scalable analytics with Azure Databricks,
- To using native connectors to Azure Synapse Analytics to move data at scale
- And using Azure Analysis Services to serve thousands of end-users.
Our engineers can help you expertly bring your data together and make it work for you.
Azure Data Factory
Azure Data Factory is a fully managed, hybrid data integration service that allows you to make, schedule and orchestrate your ETL/ELT workflows. With over 90 built-in connectors at your fingertips, Azure Data Factory makes it is easy to visually integrate disparate data sources.
Azure Data Lake Storage
Azure Data Lake Storage is a storage platform that enables you to run high-scale analytics workloads without the need for data silos. Azure Data Lake Storage provides a single space for ingestion, processing and visualisation.
Azure Databricks is an Apache-Spark based analytics service that is fast, simple and easy to use collaboratively. Azure Databricks allows you to unlock insights from big data analytics, machine learning and real-time analytics, and build artificial intelligence solutions.
Azure Synapse Analytics
Azure Synapse Analytics is an enterprise analytics service designed to provide rapid insight across data warehouses and big data systems. Azure Synapse combines SQL technologies, Spark technologies, Pipelines, ETL/ELT and deep integration with other Azure services.
Azure Analysis Services
Azure Analysis Services is an enterprise-grade analytics engine as a service that you can use to govern, deploy, test and deliver BI solutions. Azure Analysis Services combines data from multiple sources into a single semantic data model, providing easy data discovery for business users.
Use Power BI, the suite of business analytics tools, to deliver insights throughout your organization from individual non-technical users to organizational-wide insights. Power BI allows you to directly connect to data stored in your data warehouse, providing simple and interactive exploration to improve confident decision making.
Azure Modern Data Warehouse Case Studies
Lighthouse Group is a collective of financial advisory firms that provide financial solutions tailored to meet their client’s needs, for both for the individual and corporate. Lighthouse Group uses market-leading business technology and their own bespoke product solutions to deliver consistent customer outcomes for their clients.
Square Marble Technology
Square Marble Technology (SMT) is an innovative financial technology company with 25 years of experience in building fintech software. With its mission to ‘square the circle’ by pursuing perfection in every aspect of their customers’ financial management, the company is breaking new ground by using business intelligence as the foundation of its application development in ‘order to cash’ software.
Sedgemoor District Council
Azure Modern Data Warehouse consultancy for the Revenues and Benefits area of Sedgemoor District Council. Sedgemoor District Council in rural Somerset serves its population of 113,000 with services including housing, planning, recycling, rubbish collection and council tax.
Power BI is the Ballard Chalmers tool of choice for developing reports and dashboards. With Power BI embedded used for embedding reports into the applications that we develop for our clients.
We also develop data warehouses and Power BI data models that allow our clients’ Power users to self-serve and create their own dashboards and reports from their own data.
You can find out more about our work with Power BI on our Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence page.
Moving from Business Intelligence to Predictive Analytics
In this blog, we look at moving from static business intelligence to predictive analytics and how to choose the best technology for it.
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CEO – Square Marble Technology
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