April Blog Series: Spring Cleaning
Insights From: Tammy Bole (Principal Data Architect at Edgewater Consulting)
In the most successful businesses, users require up to the minute access to large and diverse data sets in order to make the most effective business decisions. Simultaneously, IT departments are tasked with maintaining the security and integrity of this data, as well as sustaining the mechanics of integrating multiple large and ever-changing heterogeneous data sets. These two seemingly opposing requirements culminate in one common goal: enabling appropriate access and quick availability of quality data in an easily consumable manner. To perhaps help solve this quandary, Microsoft has recently released Microsoft Power BI, which offers new technology and leverages existing Office 365 and SharePoint technology as well.