As premiss of any data analysis, all the data should first be accurate, organized, prepared and structured. Kimball methodology makes easy and clear understanding for all the BI developers and stakeholders. This stage is essential for data level definitions and possible data deliveries.
Extract, Transform, Load data from different data sources including: Oracle, MS SQL, Flat Files, Big Data, APIs, Websites and legacy applications for data integracion.
Data Reporting is the best way to show in details all the information, essential for tracking and further analysis. Solutions like Microsoft Reporting Services (SSRS), has fundamental features to navigate deeper, including data visualisation that improves the information for decision.
What should be a car without a dashboard to indicate the speed, oil and fuel levels? It happens the same with relevant KPI's and indicators on the dashboards, supporting people to drive to the right track and decisions.
More important than the current scenario is the ability to predict the future. Companies can predict sales or expenses to figure out investments and achievements. The market competition is aggressive, accurate data prediction with relevant information makes your company the first on the podium.