Entries by Mike Ormerod

Transitioning to the Cloud: How to minimize disruption to data access for real-time reporting

At this year’s Gartner Data and Analytics Summit, one of the big takeaways is that the world of data and analytics will have an even bigger impact on our society over the next 20 years than the Internet has had in the last 20. According to Gartner analysts, analytics is shifting from being ‘in the business’ to being ‘the business’ itself. They envision a future of analytics abundance in which data insights are applied to every process and decision across every field.

Demands for real-time reporting got you down?

ERP environments are increasingly fragmented. This reality adds complexity (and urgency) to existing demands for taking the pulse of a business in real-time. The result? A bottleneck that can slow decision making. For the most part, as companies search for a solution to real-time reporting, they land on the very thing that increases complexity

Bad data, bad decisions?

The adage, ‘you get out of something what you put into it’  is topmost in my mind when it comes to how enterprises use data. If you trust the data that goes into your systems that feed critical business decisions, power to you! It’s our experience, however, that enterprises distrust the data that’s feeding their […]