Get more BI Value with Avanade and Microsoft SQL Server 2012
 

Get more BI Value with Avanade and Microsoft SQL Server 2012

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Predict where your business is going with the convergence of a new BI value experience, analytics and BI in the cloud. ...

Predict where your business is going with the convergence of a new BI value experience, analytics and BI in the cloud.

The Avanade BI value experience is based on the fundamental premise that the business user will make the case for change by adopting and driving toward increasingly consumer-oriented, experience-rich, interactive and intuitive tools for working with data. In this emerging business consumer-oriented world, IT will still need to do many of the same engineering tasks as before, but increasingly the user will drive, guide and perhaps even dictate what gets done.

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  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Avanade name and logo are registered trademarks in the US and other countries. Confidential Accenture and Avanade Know where you’re going with Microsoft BI 1
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Agenda 2 • Who we are • Business intelligence overview – Business landscape – Customer challenges – Big data • What to watch for, where to act – BI value experience: agility – Industry insights: analytics – Cloud platform: BI as a service • Our expertise
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Business intelligence overview 3
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential “Working together, Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft deliver business solutions that enable companies to improve performance, increase strategic advantage, and create real business value. The great strength of this alliance comes from our unique combination of innovative technologies, deep expertise and a proven track record of success.” Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft Corporation Unique connections Integrated, innovative solutions that realize results • Specialization on the Microsoft platform to deliver mission critical solutions and managed services • Industry and cross-industry solutions • Engineered assets, reference architectures, and delivery methods • Provider of industry leading technology innovation, software products and services • Comprehensive enterprise platform • Superior price, performance • Commitment to research and development • Deep product expertise and capacity to put “skin in the game” • Deep industry knowledge and business acumen • Process, Strategy and Human Performance expertise • Capacity to manage large transformational programs implementing complex information systems 4
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Perspectives on BI in the enterprise CxO challenges • One of the greatest gaps between CIOs’ capabilities today and their target is in effectively managing information. • Regulatory and compliance changes has meant C-level executives need to rethink their approach to information management. • 9 out of 10 executives of large US companies believe they need stronger information management capabilities to thrive and grow. Business landscape • In the US, managers say they miss information about 4 to 5 times a week (UK: 5-6 times per week). • Managers feel only about 50% of the information they receive is valuable. • Managers use the wrong information about once a week in the US (UK: one to two times a week). • Information Workers spend 48% of their time searching for and analyzing information, costing organizations $28,000 per worker per year. 1 Daily issues CEO • No single version of the truth • Inconsistent enterprise performance metrics • Data is not consistent or actionable CFO • Not meeting profitability goals • Reports are stale, inaccurate forecasting • Extreme focus on data gathering, rather than analysis CIO • No single version of the truth • Legacy, poorly defined data warehouses • Data explosion, nonintegrated new data sources CMO • Multiple marketing vendors creates complexity and overlap • Nonintegrated campaign analytics • Soaring marketing costs with new frontiers Sources: 1 IDC 5
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential A new era for BI projects Despite investments, businesses still don’t have better data for better decisions • Old-style “waterfall” system development has not delivered on elusive promises – Inability to realize profit and competitive advantage • Advent of big data brings a new dimension in complexity – Issues with poor quality and relevance • BI is not yet consumer-driven – Outdated static reporting not delivered visually in context 6
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Big data driving bad decisions Nearly half, 43%, of all companies are dissatisfied with their current tools to filter out irrelevant data. of companies report they have made an inaccurate business decision as a result of bad or outdated data. 46% Source: Avanade Global Survey: The Business Impact of Big Data November 2010 7
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Gartner recognized Microsoft as a leader in Business Intelligence Factors in Identifying Microsoft as the Leader in the 2011 Business Intelligence Magic Quadrant: • Self Service & Ad hoc functionality through intuitive and familiar interfaces - to enable actionable data insights and discoveries • Strong BI capabilities, with attractive packaging and pricing - that builds on existing investments • Low Total cost of ownership with the ability to deploy to a wide range of users • Ability to execute and meet client expectations • Dispelling the “Mid-Market” misnomer - Ability to handle larger user bases and volumes of data (Enterprise Class) • Coordination of BI with Collaboration and Social Computing capabilities • Microsoft has been executing a more coordinated and unified BI strategy – creating integration across its business and product units – for a seamless information management platform • Gartner expects that Microsoft will continue to grow its BI investments, leveraging the integration and product strength of Office and SQL Server, become a stronger competitor and, ultimately, a clear leader in the marketplace by 2012. 8
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential What to watch for, where to act BI value experience: agility Industry insights: analytics Cloud platform: BI as a service 9
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Convergence of social and technology trends Now it’s possible to predict where your business is going • Modern BI approach, analytics and BI in the cloud – Agility with a BI value experience: new processes lead to a different implementation and user experience – Industry insights with predictive analytics: new capabilities drive industry- specific business insights – BI as a service platform: utility-like cloud capabilities provide speed, scale, flexibility, cost effectiveness, on-demand, elastic use 10
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential BI value experience Fundamental shift toward user-oriented BI = Adoption = ValueBI that is • Fast • Flexible • Iterative • Adaptive • Interactive • Visually intuitive 11
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential User-driven workplace is catalyst for change Most organizations have deployed technology in a structured manner through formal deployments Formal deployments will still be required, but enterprises should also incorporate a user- driven model Traditional IT evaluates new technologies and determines standard workplace environment IT embarks on wide-scale deployment planning/refresh Users provided with new workplace technology Users embrace new devices/ services Innovative business use cases envisioned IT/business collaborate to pilot use case and manage risk IT incorporates innovation into on- going deployments 12
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Change your BI results Think differently, act differently • Provide tools and data for mash ups • Enable “consumer” style discovery and reporting • Change “rules” to allow “spreadsheet” BI Enable the business differently • Use techniques and tools to enable rapid and iterative discovery and evaluation • Embrace highly visual presentation of data • Change roles of Business and IT Design and build differently • “Rules” allow for all types of BI including “spreadsheets” • Governance models balanced with usage risk profiling • Business creates content, IT engineers and manages data Manage and govern differently 13
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Avanade consumer-driven approach drives new BI value 14 Faster adoption Better insights Higher value Big data New BI Consumerization Visualisation Self-service Cloud Technology
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Results Financial institution addresses risk management with BI solution that improves reporting processes Business Situation The financial institution needed to centralize, standardize and automate its regulatory reporting and data management process across all business divisions. To eliminate current process problems, the group embarked on a cross-group regulatory reporting compliance project called IRIS. • A flexible data platform that meets current and known future regulatory reporting requirements for the countries in which our customer operates • A solution that meets future demands in data while delivering valued data stores that are trusted by the business • Data profiling and data quality tools that support embedded data quality improvement initiatives • Remediation of technology and process issues that cause rework in the current regulatory reporting process Major Australian Financial Institution Solution Avanade is providing the skills required for the analysis, design and delivery of the data model for the IRIS project. Our BI solution meets the business objectives including data quality, reduced process cycle time, ongoing cost reduction, operational risk management and flexibility to supply data to multiple Risk and Corporate Affairs applications. 15
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Results Business intelligence integration improves liquidity risk management and oversight Business Situation Our customer needed to replace the existing Microsoft Access-based system used to manage its liquidity position in Australia and overseas. Business objectives required detailed design, build and installation of a new liquidity risk management system to consolidate existing processes and systems. • More efficient management and oversight of the institution’s liquidity risk positions • Reduced operational risk addressing high levels of system instability and late delivery of key management information • Improved customer service by helping call center staff reduce average call times through access to all relevant customer information in a centralized location Financial Institution Solution Avanade replaced the current Liquidity Risk and Asset Management systems with a single robust system for data management and reporting. Liquidity positions from the two data warehouses are extracted into a data mart on the Microsoft® BI technology stack and linked to a consolidated liquidity risk management system for a single data view. We developed the new liquidity system in Microsoft SQL Reporting Services, and reports are flexibly delivered via SharePoint Services. 16
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential What to watch for, where to act BI value experience: agility Industry insights: analytics Cloud platform: BI as a service 17
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Our integrated approach to analytics High performance outcomes © 2012 Accenture, Avanade. All Rights Reserved. 18
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Business value Speed time to value • Focuses and aligns decision- makers around the key drivers of value • Delivers an iterative implementation for minimal business disruption • Empowers management to craft strategies that deliver quickly on long-term objectives • Supports ongoing business value creation Increase ROI • Helps lower total cost of ownership and implementation risk with industry-standard hardware • Applies an industry-specific approach for your business needs and potential growth areas • Provides a deeper understanding of your organization, so you can effectively manage critical business functions • Enables your organization to remain competitive with extensible data models Boost performance • Ensures that everyone in your organization can make informed decisions using the same data • Effectively streamline operations using easily understood visuals of reliable, relevant information • Increase customer satisfaction • Gain competitive advantage 19
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Accelerate speed to value with 20
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Diverse, global customer experience 21
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential What to watch for, where to act BI value experience: agility Industry insights: analytics Cloud platform: BI as a service 22
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Get BI value today with cloud services BI as a Service delivers: • Faster time to market – Accelerate speed to insights value with prebuilt, industry-specific content • Lower cost than building infrastructure and skills in-house – Enhance mission-critical decision-making across the enterprise 23
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Our BI as a Service on Microsoft BI platform is the bridge to value What is the platform? • A subscription environment that provides analytics to clients on a pay-as-you- go basis • Provides access to managerial scientist, operations team and support and maintenance services • Enables clients to perform advanced analytics on data at a lower total cost of ownership Comparing cloud service to in-house implementation • Easier and quicker to implement • Less expensive as costs are spread across all subscribers • Provides broad capabilities by leveraging the latest Microsoft visualization tools, including Power View, and Azure Data Market 24
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential BI as a Service can deliver hosted analytics: APPS demo Web Mobile Tablet 25
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Our expertise 31
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Our people are the difference Microsoft expertise • 1st in certifications per employee of any Microsoft partner • 1st in .NET developer certifications • 1st in Dynamics CRM certifications • 1st in Dynamics AX certifications • 1st in SharePoint certifications • 19 elite Microsoft Certified Architects • Greatest number of certifications in: – Designing and Implementing Database Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server – Designing and Implementing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server – Application Development with Microsoft SharePoint technologies • 24 Microsoft Gold Competencies, the most of any partner Certifications Competencies 32 Source: Microsoft 2012.
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Working together to drive results 33
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Results Energy management company plans for growth with integrated BI strategy using SQL Server 2012 Business Situation 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. Solution Avanade provided recommendations in a BI Strategy road map 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. 34 Utilities Expense Management Company
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential Delivering across industries 35
  • © 2012 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. Confidential New processes lead to a different implementation and user experience Agility with a BI value experience Industry insights with predictive analytics New capabilities drive industry-specific business insights We can help you predict where you’re going BI as a service platform Utility-like cloud capabilities provide speed, scale, flexibility, cost effectiveness, on- demand, elastic use 36