Advancing Business Intelligence: From Cognos to Power BI Transformation

For many decades, Cognos has held a significant position in the toolkit of business analysts, offering essential analytics software, notably with tools like PowerPlay transformers and cubes for MOLAP (multi-dimensional online analytical processing). Over the years, the Cognos product suite has undergone several transformations and realignments, with the latest (at the time of this article)… Continue reading Advancing Business Intelligence: From Cognos to Power BI Transformation

Power BI to Power Automate: A Seamless Solution for Real-Time Alerts

You can send alerts to a specific user or a group when a threshold value is passed in Power BI using Power Automate. This alert information can also be sent to email and Microsoft Teams channels. Power BI alerts can be sent: Sending Power BI alerts Manually Below are the steps to be followed to… Continue reading Power BI to Power Automate: A Seamless Solution for Real-Time Alerts

Copilot in your Apps – A New UX

From Green Screens to Copilots: The Evolution of Enterprise UX Remember the clunky green screens? Think back to the early days of digital desks, where green-on-black screens awaited cryptic commands. Interacting with a computer was like decoding a secret language reserved for the few back then. Fast forward, and we’ve seen it all: Windows popping… Continue reading Copilot in your Apps – A New UX

Key Announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2023

WinWire is always here to give you timely highlights of Microsoft events. This time it was Microsoft Ignite 2023; a showcase of the advances being developed to help customers, partners and developers achieve the total value of Microsoft’s technology and reshape the way work is done! They were over 100 announcements related to Windows, Microsoft… Continue reading Key Announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2023

Protect Your SQL Server 2014 workloads with Azure Arc

Did you know that on July 9th, 2024, SQL Server 2014 will reach the end of extended support? Continuing to run apps and data on unsupported infrastructure is extremely risky for businesses and their customers. Without regular security updates or patches, enterprises are exposed to an increasingly threat landscape. In such circumstances, a data breach… Continue reading Protect Your SQL Server 2014 workloads with Azure Arc

Streamlining Data Quality: The Role of Automated Ingestion & Data Quality (AIDQ)

Most of the ETL tool-based data warehouse uses a 3-layer architecture or framework. Some protocols can add up to one more layer based on the requirement. It’s a standard practice to use Raw, Staging, and Curated layers to perform their functions, also called bronze, silver, and gold access layers. Some of the standard frameworks are… Continue reading Streamlining Data Quality: The Role of Automated Ingestion & Data Quality (AIDQ)

Envisioning the Power of AI: Three Noteworthy Takeaways from Microsoft Envision 2023 in New York

Wandering through the digital world of New York Microsoft Envision, my mind was focused on how Microsoft is impacting the future of business with cloud technology. This wasn’t some standard conference. It felt like Microsoft was whispering secrets about delicately weaving together digital, cloud, and AI, ensuring our business moves aren’t just efficient and super… Continue reading Envisioning the Power of AI: Three Noteworthy Takeaways from Microsoft Envision 2023 in New York

Deciphering Microsoft Fabric: A Deep Dive into Azure Data Architecture

Microsoft’s relentless drive for innovation is vividly showcased with the debut of Microsoft Fabric. As cloud frameworks evolve with unparalleled sophistication, enterprises worldwide stand at the cusp of a transformative era, keenly anticipating how this game-changing offering will redefine the contours of Azure data architectures. Microsoft Fabric: A Primer Microsoft Fabric is the newest entrant… Continue reading Deciphering Microsoft Fabric: A Deep Dive into Azure Data Architecture

Unleashing the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI: Redefining Possibilities The saga of technological advancements is filled with remarkable pioneers, and among them stands Generative AI, quietly revolutionizing our lives and businesses. Its growth and diverse applications have profoundly impacted every aspect of our personal and professional existence. By 2024, Gartner estimates that 60% of AI and analytics projects will use… Continue reading Unleashing the Power of Generative AI

Migrating from Oracle to Azure Synapse Analytics

Modernize Your Digital Ecosystem with Azure Synapse Analytics There are many compelling reasons why an enterprise might consider moving from Oracle to Azure Synapse Analytics. Some of the most common reasons include: Cloud Native Capabilities: With its fully managed cloud service that enables data warehousing, big data processing, and analytics at scale, Azure Synapse Analytics… Continue reading Migrating from Oracle to Azure Synapse Analytics