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The Data & Analytics service line of Avanade is our Business Intelligence practice. Avanade is #1 Microsoft Gold Partner in SQL Server certifications and Reporting and Analysis certifications, and ...

The Data & Analytics service line of Avanade is our Business Intelligence practice. Avanade is #1 Microsoft Gold Partner in SQL Server certifications and Reporting and Analysis certifications, and the most earned Gold competencies among all Microsoft platform solutions consulting firms worldwide, offers dynamic career opportunities for aspiring IT solution professionals from technical business analysts to project managers, BI architects to BI developers, and many other full-time roles at (US) or (worldwide). Mid- to senior-level consultants with experience in developing custom solutions for enterprise customers in Business Intelligence using SSAS, SSRS, SSIS, Analysis Services, Reporting Services, OLAP Cubes, DTS, Snowflake Schema, Star Schema and related BI software tools are strongly encouraged to contact Come work on teams with our Microsoft MVPs and other subject matter experts, world-class business and technical consultants, and receive fully paid Microsoft certifications and training.



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  • This slide functions as a one-minute introduction to Avanade. As a company, we have been on a path of continuous growth since our door opened for business on April 4, 2000. Despite the challenge of starting and growing a business in the IT industry following the aftermath of the dotcom bust, Avanade has successfully grown into multi-national company with 17,000 professionals. In FY11, we had more than US$1 billion revenue. On average, Avanade has grown at a rate of more than 20% year over year. Starting from zero, Avanade has grown into a global company with:More than 70 locations in more than 20 countries:ArgentinaAustraliaBelgiumBrazilCanadaChinaDenmarkFinlandFranceGermanyIndiaItalyJapanMalaysiaMexicoMoroccoNetherlandsNorwayPhilippinesSingaporeSlovakiaSouth AfricaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandUKUSMore than 800 active customers globally, with customer satisfaction ratings ranging from 92% to 98%Of those, 95% would recommend Avanade to a colleague Our services are designed to address the needs of large organizations in all industries and are enhanced by our close connections to our founding companies, Accenture and Microsoft. Our rapid growth is testimony to the foresight of Accenture and Microsoft in creating a company for a market need that wasn’t being addressed… (next slide)
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  • 1. Why are Business Intelligence solution professionals joining the Avanade Data & Analytics team? It’s Your Career – Make it Happen! Click next to view the Get Inside Avanade video © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • 2. Who We Are: Avanade fast facts About Us More than US $1 billion revenue More than 20% average yearly growth since our inception in 2000 Trusted advisor to more than 800 customers in all industries More than 18,000 employees in 70 locations in 20 countries Founded by & © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • 3. Insight from our unique connections • Industry and business acumen • Industry, cross-industry solutions • Horizontal solution accelerators • Specialization on the Microsoft platform • Comprehensive enterprise platform • Engineered assets and architectures • Superior price, performance • Industry, cross-industry solutions • Commitment to research and development Integrated, innovative solutions that realize results © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 3
  • 4. Avanade Microsoft Alignment © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • 5. Avanade Vision, Mission & Core Values • Our vision is to be recognized as a global services innovator, helping customers realize the best results from the Microsoft platform. • Our core values define how we: • • • • • • Achieve through global teamwork Focus on customers Embrace change Demonstrate a passion for technology Build the Avanade experience Act with integrity, dignity and respect “I wanted to work with the smartest people in the industry, and that’s been proven out. I wanted to challenge myself and get experience with large enterprise systems… you have the flexibility to move around the country or do different kinds of projects.” © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Group Mgr., - Reserved. Microsoft Solutions 5
  • 6. Specialized expertise in the Microsoft platform 20 earned Microsoft Gold Competencies, #1 of all MS partners worldwide by far Gold Competencies (updated list here) • • • • • • • • • • • • • Application Development Application Integration Application Lifecycle Management Business Intelligence Collaboration and Content Communications CRM Data Platform Devices and Deployment Digital Marketing Enterprise Resource Planning Hosting Identity & Access • • • • • • Management and Virtualization Messaging Midmarket solution provider Mobility OEM Project and Portfolio Management • Server Platform Also Silver competencies in: • Learning • Software Asset Management • Volume Licensing “In addition to delivering Microsoft based solutions, Avanade plays an active role in Microsoft Partner Advisory Councils, Technology Adoption Programs & Customer Advisory Boards to drive the future direction of MSFT products to meet our enterprise customers’ needs.” – Tyson Hartman, Corporate VP, Avanade “Accenture and Avanade have distinguished themselves in the market for their ability to apply their deep expertise across a large spectrum of Microsoft technologies.“ -- Jon Roskill, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Group © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 6
  • 7. Specialized expertise in the Microsoft platform Recognition • Accenture and Avanade are Microsoft’s global system integrator partners of choice for the Windows Azure platform. • 2013 Partner of the Year for Alliances and Mobility • 2012 Partner of the Year for Application Platform and Mobility • 2011 Partner of the Year for Application Platform, Desktop, and Dynamics Distribution • 2011 US East Region Cloud Partner of the year • Microsoft Dynamics President’s Club 2011, 2012 & 2013 and Dynamics Inner Circle 2009-2013 & 2005-2007 • 26 Microsoft Most Valued Professionals • 28 Microsoft Certified Architect/Masters • Microsoft Global Enterprise Partner of the Year 2010 and 5 other times • 2010 Partner of the Year for CRM, Communications and Collaboration, and Virtualization • • • • • • • • • • • • • 2 of the Top Global 50 SharePoint Influencers • Certifications 2011, 12 & 13 #1 Reporting and Analysis #1 SQL Server #1 Platform Data Management #1 in SharePoint Server #1 Enterprise Search #1 in .NET Framework #1 Application integration #1 Application Platform Optimization #1 in BizTalk Server #1 in Dynamics AX #1 in Dynamics CRM #1 Custom Development #1 Platform • See case studies for different customer industry verticals and MS technologies here (PDF 32MB) • Computerworld’s “Premier 100 IT Leaders” recognizes Avanade CIO Chris Miller (2011) • The most experienced partner delivering on BPOS/Office 365 • See other Avanade company awards © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 7 7
  • 8. Avanade Data & Analytics service line Corporate enterprises generate more data than ever before. How do you get more meaning and value out of that for actionable decision-making? Avanade offers competitive solutions in the areas of integration, information delivery and analysis for BI. Let us help you know where you are, where you’ve been and where you’re going. Learn more about our Business Intelligence solutions: • Avanade Analytics Platform - BI on SAP - BI Value Experience - Healthcare Analytics © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 8 8
  • 9. iBIA BI Solution OPERA Offering What are the capabilities a BI platform should address? Reporting Dashboards Ad Hoc Query Microsoft Office Integration Search Based BI Mobile BI INFORMATION DELIVERY BI Infrastructure Metadata Management Development Tools Collaboration INTEGRATIO N Online Analytical Processing Interactive Visualization Predictive Modeling Scorecards ANALYSIS © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 9
  • 10. BI Solution Offering. Matching between Gartner capabilities and MS technologies Mobile Power BI View Ad hoc query SharePoi SharePoiPowerPivot Application nt nt s Scorecar Dashboar ds ds Collaboration Dashbo ards Analysis Services MD Scorec ards Data Marts - Aggregations Standard MD Analysis Services TabularModel New Tabular Model OLAP Excel OnLine Pivot Analytical Excel Processing PowerPivot Office Integration Predictive Modeling and Data Mining Data Mining Data Quality Services Metadata Management Master Data Services Data Governance Integration Services SQL Server 2012 Fast Track 4.0 Parallel Data Warehouse 2.0 Reporting Reporting Services Mobile BI Report Ad Hoc Reporting Builder Development Tools Interacti ve Visualiza tion Data Warehouse - Relational Different products to address different requirements in term of performance, robustness and scalability Line of Business Applications / Heterogeneous Data Sources © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 10
  • 11. AAP SOLUTION PRIORITIES FY14 (Avanade Analytics Platform) PREDIXION Health Prediction Model Other predictive models …more coming soon CPG Analytics V1 AAP 2.0 Visualization Framework ETL Framework Data Management Framework © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 11
  • 12. Data & Analytics @ Avanade BI Transformation Solutions BI Strategy Performance Analytics V2 BI Rationalization BI strategy assessment to evaluate current state, desired state and roadmap to include: • Guided assessments • Data Management Programs (leveraging AIMS accelerators) • Competency Centers • Service Centers Set of BI applications to address certain vertical and horizontal Analytic problems: • Regulatory Reporting (FS) • Production Planning (CPG) • Revenue Management (Health) • Upstream Resource Planning (Oil & Gas) • HR, Sales (horizontal) Unlocking the enterprise’s data through rationalization: • Federation, consolidation and warehousing • Self-service reporting and analytics Intelligent Warehousing V2 Packaged offering for vertical Enterprise Data Warehouses: • Retail Banking • Live Insurance • Retail • Hospitals • Oil & Gas Collaborative Decision Making Combining BI with social networking and collaboration to improve time to decision using: • Human and automated workflows • Social BI extension for SharePoint • Decision analysis tools (Leveraging our DRS experience) • Decision extensions for SharePoint DW Data Model & BI End-to-End Demos Financial Services Products Health Care Resources Insurance, Banking Retail, CPG Payer, Provider Oil & Gas Avanade BI Framework BI Productivity Platform (Family of code based assets) ETL, DQ, Profiling, MDM Planning Framework ETL Adapters (SAP, Dynamics, Social Networks) Data Modeling, Rapid Prototyping Data Visualization, Mobile BI Services Reporting & Analytics Enterprise Performance Management Information Architecture © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • 13. Avanade Intelligent Warehousing accelerates the deployment of Business Intelligence Solutions. It includes a proven set of logical designs, comprehensive data models and actionable metrics that provide tangible benefits for our clients: • • • • Reduction risk of implementation with data models that are compiled from actual projects. Application of proven best practices for data warehouse projects. Alignment of operational decision-making with corporate strategy by using industry leading metrics and KPIs. Providing a systematic roadmap for BI implementations that includes a foundation for gap analysis Industry-specific solutions © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 13
  • 14. Avanade Analytics and Mobile BI Showcase for Plant Performance Enabling Decision-makers to … • • • • Monitor, manage and improve day-to-day operations Improve ability to predict and plan maintenance Deliver real-time and historical info to all levels of the organization Execute better and faster decision-making Oil and Gas Utilities Chemicals and Natural Resources © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • 15. Avanade Analytics and Mobile BI Showcase for Plant Performance Web Mobile Tablet © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • 16. Avanade Win Wire (enterprise project example) North America – Resources Energy management company plans for growth with integrated BI strategy using SQL Server 2012 Business Challenge Vision A utilities expense management company needed to re-platform its business as a result of mergers and acquisitions. • Our customer manages huge volumes of mission-critical data, all available on a secure extranet. Avanade strategized and implemented a leading-edge solution that has raised the value of the company’s services and improved customer satisfaction. Value Avanade provided recommendations in a BI Strategy roadmap to develop an entirely new custom platform from database to user experience design, based on Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and SharePoint 2010. Our customer chose Avanade for our deep Microsoft expertise. With the Avanade BI Value Experience, we delivered an agile, interactive and cost-effective solution, making it among the first SQL 2012 implementations of its kind. See more case studies here. Utilities expense management company Customer Profile This leading utility expense, energy and sustainability management company serves large commercial and industrial companies throughout North America. This company uses insights based on consumption, cost and carbon footprint data to provide fully managed, technology-optimized solutions for saving resources that can increase returns, lower risks and enhance reputation. Anticipated Results • With SQL Server 2012, our customer gains an integrated development environment, highquality data and a low total cost of ownership (TCO). © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 16
  • 17. Avanade BI Roles Full-time roles nationwide* from Analyst to Group Mgr. level • We continue to hire experienced candidates developing solutions using SQL Server! • Also require strong, customer-facing consulting “soft skills”, including conducting business conversations at any level in the enterprise customer org or internally. • BI Solution Architecture & Development: Solutions champion with expertise utilizing the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack of technologies, including SSAS (Analysis Services), SSIS (Integration Services), SSRS (Reporting Services), etc. • BI Delivery Management: Utilizing EVM (Earned Value Management) to monitor scope, schedule and cost. Interface with various Business Units, tech/dev team, project managers, etc. Help drive, translate, gather and document requirements, define collaboration governance plan, tools and configuration. • BI Business Analysis: Interfacing with various Business Units, tech/dev team, project managers, etc. Help drive, translate, gather and document requirements, define collaboration governance plan, tools and configuration. • *certain US/Canada locations may be a greater hiring priority at any given time Learn more about the Data & Analytics team: • What we do for customers (BI solution types, case studies and more) • Also see our BI industry insights, blogposts, surveys, etc. • Current BI career opportunities: in the US and in Canada • Life at Avanade © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 17
  • 18. Why Avanade – Total Rewards Avanade offers competitive Total Rewards package to our consultants Total Rewards • • • • Competitive compensation Health/Dental 401K Benefit Extended Benefits – technology or work/life balance • Analyst --> $500/year • Sr. Analyst and above --> $2,000/year • Corporate Cell Phone Plan • Overtime • Analyst/Sr. Analyst (Non-exempt) • Time+1/2 • In accordance with all state and federal laws • Hours Premium • Consultant/Sr. Consultant-> compensation for hours worked in excess of 120% of the standard available hours (subject to Avanade policy) • Short Term Incentive (variable, performance driven) • Paid out annually as a percentage of base salary: • • • • Consultant/Sr. Consultant Manager/ Group Manager Director/Senior Director VP/Senior VP Work/Life Balance • Vacation* • 0-2 yrs --> 2 weeks • 2-4 yrs --> 3 weeks • 4+ yrs --> 4 weeks prorated based on hire date • Sick Time* • Analyst: 9 days/year • Sr. Analyst/Consultant+: 15 days/year • Holiday • 8 Core Holidays • 2 Floating Holidays • Travel • Earn hotel, airlines, and rental rewards points for personal future use • Fly family, friends or significant other to project location in lieu of flying home** • Opportunities for international travel *prorated based on hire date **taxable to employee © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 18
  • 19. re you ready? See our current job openings in Business Intelligence: • (US) • (worldwide) • And more at © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.