Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing

Data warehouse (DW) is the underpinning building block that supports enterprise query and reporting, Business Intelligence (BI) and enables better decision support making for the management team of an organisation. Data warehouse and business intelligence are closely related and often interchangeable - data warehousing provides the foundational information infrastructure for Business Intelligence applications to assist enterprise users make better informed business decisions.

BI applications are often mission-critical and integral to an enterprise's operations. Ellane IT Solutions’ Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse experts can help conceptualise, capture, establish, develop, integrate and synchronise essential information from disparate components of the business, develop processes that transforms data to knowledge for powerful insight. We have the experience of designing and developing data warehouse, reporting and implementing BI solutions across a broad spectrum of technologies for corporate organisations.

Our Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing services include designing a data warehouse, which involves gathering and extracting data, transforming, aggregating and loading - Extraction, Transformation, Loading (ETL) - and providing access to the data warehouse. As part of our services, a BI project we run for our clients typicaly deliver artifacts and activities such as:
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Specifying Data Warehouse Strategy
  • BI Tools Selection
  • Enterprise Data Modelling, ETL & Technical Development
  • On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) Cube Design
  • Query Optimisation & Performance Tuning
  • Enterprise Reporting, Forecasting & Data Mining
  • Statistical Analytics, Management Dashboards & Scorecards
  • Data/Information & Metadata Management
  • Testing, Quality Assurance and Production Support
Ellane IT Solutions has a substantial number of specialists who have successfully delivered BI and Data Warehousing solutions through technologies such as:
  • SAP BusinessObjects
  • Crystal Reports
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Reporting Services
  • MySQL
  • Oracle
  • IBM Cognos BI Suite
  • IBM InfoSphere DataStage
  • SAS BI