Predictive Analytics Whitepaper

*OVERVIEWThe HighlightsHarnessing the power of self-service predictive analytics In 2019, predictive analytics is no longer just about predicting the future – it’s about delivering reliable business outcomes. Making better business decisions requires an efficient assessment of complex matters such compliance risks, technological upgrades, operational costs – and having the advanced capabilities to make accurate predictions…

Business Intelligence Whitepaper

*OVERVIEWThe Highlights4 Best Practices for Successful Business Intelligence In 2019 and beyond, business intelligence (BI) is one of the most important enablers of extracting greater value from our data analytics – so much that investment in cloud-based BI and data technologies is projected to grow to AUD $31.8 billion by 2020. Data analytics has long…

Modern Data Warehouse Whitepaper

*OVERVIEWThe HighlightsThe Role of the Modern Data Warehouse in Business Intelligence If data-driven decisions and actionable insights are part of your business strategy, a strong foundation of structured, timely data is the bedrock. A flexible, organised data environment is key for efficiency in the decision process to support business intelligence (BI) initiatives – the role…

Azure MasterPlan Whitepaper

*OVERVIEWThe HighlightsWhy you need an Azure MasterPlan In the face of digital transformation, you need a future-proof cloud platform that can grow with your needs and be built upon in the long-term. CIOs picked cloud as third on their investment priorities list, yet less than one-third of organisations have a cloud strategy, resulting in high costs,…

Azure Identity & Security Whitepaper

*OVERVIEWThe HighlightsHow Azure Cloud elevates identity and security When it comes to the cloud and allowing for future integration initiatives, identity and security is the crux of how you safeguard your hybrid or cloud-first environment. Without the right security measures in place to protect your new scalable environment or tools to manage the identities of staff, they can’t…

Azure SQL Migrations Whitepaper

*OVERVIEWThe Highlights3 ways to reduce cost & complexity End of life (EOL) is fast approaching for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2, with extended support officially ending July 2019. Microsoft’s regular cumulative updates and service packs will cease, making it essential for organisations on outdated databases to begin planning their migration to Azure to…

Azure Optimisation Whitepaper

*OVERVIEWThe Highlights6 ways to optimise your cloud spend 38.8 per cent of CIOs migrate their business to the cloud to achieve cost-savings – but over 53.2% cite cloud costs as their top pain point. It’s crucial to understand why uncontrolled spend occurs – and why success depends on the maturity of management and governance practices…

Azure Migration Whitepaper

*OVERVIEWThe HighlightsMigrating to Azure the right way Moving your business to an Azure cloud-only or hybrid environment requires a proven plan and framework to avoid downtime and roadblocks. 60 per cent of all IT infrastructure is set to be cloud-based by 2020, yet 9 out of 10 decision-makers say legacy apps and systems still stop them…

Azure Data Protection Whitepaper

*OVERVIEWThe HighlightsBuilding better DR with Azure Data Protection In 2019, the top obstacles for businesses searching for better backup and disaster recovery (DR) is speed and performance, while larger companies struggle with balancing cost. Your data is your business. With the number of cost-effective data protection tools on offer, there’s no better time than now…