Category Archives: Power BI

Microsoft Power BI Success Stories

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Based on research by Gartner, a previous blog post highlighted the significant changes taking place in the Business Intelligence and Analytics Platform market. As a consequence of the growing need for organisations to derive actionable insight from data, often in real time, the market has moved from IT-led enterprise reporting to business-led, self-service analytics. With the   …Continue Reading


Microsoft Adds to ‘Leader’ Position in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

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Two additional Microsoft offerings have recently been added to the ‘Leader’ position in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant – Data Management Solutions for Analytics (DMSA) and Content Collaboration Platforms. For the former, the company’s placement was accredited to its ‘ability to execute and completeness of vision’ with Microsoft DMSA providing customers with a solution to ‘realise the   …Continue Reading


Power BI and Digital Transformation (Video)

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Welcome to the second in our series of blog articles covering the key technologies underpinning digital transformation, the range of software support services provided by Bridgeall to help you on your journey – see Software and Technology: The Engine Driving Digital Transformation (Video). In the first article, we argued that the flexibility provided by a Cloud-enabled   …Continue Reading


Software and Technology: The Engine Driving Digital Transformation (Video)

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The topic of digital transformation has been covered extensively on the Bridgeall blog – see Category Archives: Digital Transformation. Throughout the various posts, we have emphasised that successful digital transformation requires the integration of strategy, people, processes, systems, organisation, culture AND technology. The failure to recognise this mutual dependency is one of the main reasons   …Continue Reading


Microsoft Enables Real Time IoT Dashboards in Power BI

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A previous blog post discussed the major changes currently taking place in the Business Intelligence and Analytics Platform market. As companies, across a diverse range of sectors, seek to derive actionable insight from the wealth of data being generated, the BI and Analytics Platform market is moving from IT-led enterprise reporting to business-led self-service analytics.   …Continue Reading


Data Analytics and the Future of North Sea Oil (Part 2): The BI and Analytics Platform Market

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The growing importance of data analytics to the future survival and growth of North Sea oil (see Post 1) is being accompanied by significant changes in the Business Intelligence and Analytics Platform market. In particular, with the successful oil and gas companies of the future seeking to develop advanced analytic skills to derive actionable insight   …Continue Reading


Data Analytics and the Future of North Sea Oil (Part 1)

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There has been considerable press coverage this week about a new PwC report on the future of North Sea Oil. With an estimated 30 billion barrels still remaining, the sector has the potential for carrying on for several decades. This will be dependent, however, on fixing fundamental problems including lack of funding and new investment,   …Continue Reading


Data Analytics and Higher Education: Power BI

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There is a growing interest across Higher Education in the power of actionable insight derived from data analytics. Academics and higher education administrators need access to data insights to drive measurable performance improvements across a broad range of tasks from basic reporting and accountability requirements to optimising the student experience at all stages of the   …Continue Reading


Seven Ways Digital Technology Can Help the Recovery of North Sea Oil and Gas

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As technology, economic and political trends continue to disrupt the industry, an excellent new report from McKinsey outlines five ‘big ideas’ for the oil and gas organisation of the future. The global oil and gas industry, according to the authors, is facing three game-changing trends. First, from resource scarcity to resource abundance, leading to significantly   …Continue Reading


Power BI: Bringing Your Data to Life

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Power BI is a suite of tools from Microsoft that automatically transforms your organisation’s data into rich visuals. It creates powerful interactive reports allowing you to develop actionable insights from important data already being collected across your organisation. Easy to integrate with most existing databases in your organisation, Power BI provides the tools to transform,   …Continue Reading