Expert Skills: Data-driven Business Intelligence
“The big data & analytics markets are expected to surpass $200 billion by 2020, and we see data driven solutions as a key enabler for successful businesses,” asserts Leo Kozhushnik, Director, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Expert Skills. The significance of transforming data into information and information into useful insights has radically evolved in the last few years with growing business intelligence and analytics needs of many businesses. Assisting organizations to reap benefits of this data-driven intelligence is Melbourne, Australia based Expert Skills, a firm that supports its clients in better decision-making leveraging SAP Business Objects BI platform and Microsoft Data Platform.
Aligning with the leaders in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, the firm offers a gamut of data driven solutions that aptly serve the clients’ requirements. The organization brings forth comprehensive business analytics consulting and implementation services including Strategy, Design, Development, and Deployment. The company also aids its customers with solution architecture, data preparation tool, application evaluation and selection, implementation, training, data discovery and exploration, monitoring, analyzing information, and data governance.
Expert Skills has escalated to new heights over the years with its focus on delivering BI, data warehousing, data & analytics solutions. Kozhushnik exclaims that as technology has ushered a new pace of evolution; the advancement of BI, data warehousing and analytics has mounted increasingly. The advent of cloud based platforms such as AWS and Azure has further reduced the use of on-premise hardware and capital investment in infrastructure. These developments have encouraged Expert Skills to deliver more value to its clients leveraging Descriptive, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics.
Expert Skills is strengthening its business analytics practice through the use of cloud computing, best practices, data science, and applied machine learning
Through an end-to-end analysis of business processes, the firm architects cloud based solutions and deploys hybrid models that cater to specific needs of individual clients.
Having studied Masters in Business Analytics & becoming a Microsoft Technology Associate, Kozhushnik has guided Expert Skills to work on several successful data warehouse projects delivering data governance, data marts, and dimensional models. Recently, a Victorian based food producer needed to better understand crop growing conditions through the use of data analytics. The quest to maximize the food productivity with better size and quality, enticed the company to approach Expert Skills. The company used proven framework to understand and prepare data, model and build predictive models. The process unlocked better understanding of important factors affecting fruit size. Models based on cross-industry standard were capable of predicting variation in the size of the crops through data science and applied machine learning.
While narrating another successful implementation, Kozhushnik illustrates how one of the clients was benefited with the company’s data governance and visualization solutions. Expert Skills assisted the client by deploying SSAS & Power BI solutions that included building, maintaining & deploying domain specific SSAS Tabular models, and collaborating with key business stakeholders to gather requirements and build Power BI reports on AWS cloud platform.
Expert Skills also showcased newly released Power BI Report Server, SSAS Tabular models & PowerBI.com to help an auto parts manufacturer and distributor. Some of the other accomplishments of the company include assisting a water authority to manage its SAP Business Objects BI platform and successful delivery of SSAS Multidimensional models for an engineering firm.
Expert Skills, as a customer-centric organization aims to nurture and maintain long-term trusted relationships with its clients who approach them for active assistance on continuous basis. The company is strengthening its business analytics practice through the use of cloud computing, best practices, data science, and applied machine learning. Kozhushnik concludes, “With best-in-class tools at disposal, and offering outstanding industry experience, we ensure our qualified consultants will be there every step of the way to provide Expert knowledge and Skills.”