Buy vs. Build? Why You Need to Consider Both for Your Enterprise BI Strategy

Andrew Mennie Webinars

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May 26, 2015
6:00 – 6:30 pm (UK time)

Common approaches to satisfying a company’s business intelligence needs include building a data warehouse from scratch using the Microsoft BI stack or buying software off the shelf.

But have you considered you may actually need to do both?As unusual as that concept may sound, join us to learn why both approaches can improve your business strategy. Gain an understanding of how to utilize software as the cornerstone of your enterprise data warehouse. Configure it to pull data from a multitude of systems into a common environment to deliver powerful BI capabilities and dashboard-based analytics.


Learn about:

  • Why the core, product-based portion of your data warehouse is best designed from a financial perspective while addressing the common needs of any Dynamics AX-based company.
  • Keeping a solution expandable to enable a customized data warehouse to include data from your ERP and other systems to meet your specific needs.
  • Avoiding a data jail with no way to access your data.
  • Enabling the right solution for everyone in your company, with an Excel-based solution for finance and advanced BI analytics for the rest of the team.

CEOs, Executive Directors, CFOs, Finance VPs, Finance Directors, Controllers, CIOs, CTOs, COOs, IT VPs, IT Directors, Accounting/Finance/Operations/IT Managers and others involved in accounting/finance/operations or IT

John Horner
Partner, Business Intelligence Practice, ArmaninoJohn is a Partner at Armanino, with more than 15 years of experience in data warehouse and BI implementations for a variety of industries. He has expert knowledge of the BI marketplace, having implemented solutions such as Qlik Sense and QlikView.

Noah Kluge
Senior Manager, Business Intelligence Practice, ArmaninoNoah is a Senior Manager with Armanino’s business intelligence practice. During his career, he has been responsible for the design, build, and implementation of various BI projects. Coming from our newest partner, PrecisionPoint, Noah has seen first-hand the value of PrecisionPoint’s data warehouse and the benefit of its seamless integration through Dynamic Insights.