Microsoft Business Intelligence (BI)

Increase Visibility into your Organization with Dashboards & Scorecards, Mobile, Collaboration, Data Warehousing Reporting and Analysis.

If you find it challenging to quickly, effectively, and economically get access to, analyze, report on, and share the information you need to achieve corporate objectives, Business Intelligence, (BI) can help reduce the complexity of organizing and distributing information and lead to competitive advantages, overall better decisions, and an improved bottom line.

AKA can help your organization realize the benefits of Business Intelligence (BI) through three layers or workloads: data warehousing, reporting and analysis, and performance management. These are designed to provide a consolidated, comprehensive data source and tools to help improve decision making.

Microsoft BI solutions leverage your existing technology investments in .NET, SQL Server and Office to develop rich integrated reporting and analytics experiences that empower users to gain access to accurate, up-to-date information for better, more relevant decision making.

Self-service analysis and interactive data visualization.

PowerPivot empowers users of all levels to access and mashup data from virtually any source. Users can create their own compelling reports and analytical applications, easily share insights, and collaborate with colleagues through Microsoft Excel and SharePoint. SQL Server introduces Power View, providing SharePoint users with highly interactive, browser-based data exploration, visualization, and presentation capabilities.

Protects data without hampering creativity.

Microsoft provides a unique set of capabilities for the BI administrator to have full control and better manage user created content. Insight and oversight are provided with PowerPivot IT Dashboards in SharePoint to monitor end user activity, data source usage, and server performance. SQL Server introduces the ability to transform user created applications in PowerPivot into corporate grade solutions by seamlessly importing them into SQL Server Analysis Services where they can be managed by the IT department.

Reporting capabilities.

Microsoft SQL Server covers the full range of reporting from highly interactive and explorative self-service reporting for end users (Power View), to powerful operational report authoring and rendering environments for IT professionals and developers (SQL Server Reporting Services). Microsoft also provides additional deployment agility by extending reporting to the cloud with SQL Azure Reporting, allowing you to take advantage of the accessibility and elasticity of the cloud.

Enable a full spectrum of BI capabilities with SQL Server’s BI Semantic Model.

SQL Server has been helping organizations build comprehensive, enterprise-scale analytic solutions that deliver actionable insights for over a decade. SQL Server continues the tradition with a marquee new capability called the BI Semantic Model. The BI Semantic Model is a single model enabling a full spectrum of BI capabilities – reporting, analytics, scorecards, dashboards, and custom applications. Microsoft uniquely provides a modeling experience to support end user Self-Service solutions, rapid solution prototyping, and support for the largest enterprise grade solutions through a flexible modeling experience, rich sophisticated business logic, and best of class scalability and performance.

Ensure credible and consistent data throughout the organization.

Deliver credible, consistent data to the right users across the organization with a complete end-to-end Enterprise Information Management solution. Seamlessly integrate data from any data source with SQL Server Integration Services and maintain master data across the organization with SQL Server Master Data Services. SQL Server introduces Data Quality Services, a new tool to cleanse organizational data and improve data quality by using organizational knowledge and 3rd party reference data to profile, cleanse, and match data.

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