Data Storage and BI Platform Migrations - Rapid, Optimized

MIGRATIONS

Migrations hold huge promise for improving agility, reducing costs and increasing self-service. They also present a great opportunity to streamline outdated processes and content.  Moving to a new platform represents positive change, but it is a complex endeavor. Without proper preparation, a migration risks disrupting the business, shaking user confidence and threatening data security. A successful migration is the result of planning and analysis.

HOW WE CAN HELP

We are fluent across multiple data storage and BI platforms. We know where you’re migrating to and the platform you’re coming from. We will move you into a stable new environment cost effectively and with minimal downtime.

We specialize in migrations involving

  • On-prem to cloud
  • On-prem to on-prem
  • Data platforms
  • Analytics platforms
  • Data integration platforms

PROPRIETARY COGNOS MIGRATION ACCELERATOR TOOLS

Migrating from Cognos to a new BI platform or source system?

Our Migration Assistant for Cognos helps efficiently prioritize content
for migration and streamline execution.

Running hybrid Cognos environments?

Our Analytics Connector allows Tableau and Power BI to easily connect to Cognos data. Ideal for a partial migration off Cognos.

FOCUS ON BEST PRACTICES & BUSINESS VALUE

Our migration process is time-tested. We take best practices and business value into consideration, concentrating on the areas that give the most business value.

 

                Assess

Organizational readiness

Stakeholder identification

Business requirements

Technical analysis

Change management

 

 

                Roadmap

Tools selection

Content for migration

Migration model: e.g. rip and replace vs. optimize

Security framework

Prioritization for most immediate business impact

Phased and prioritized timeline

 

              Optimize

Minimal viable product

Iterate to address areas for improvement

Identify missing content

Address known defects from legacy systems

Apply Senturus migration accelerator tools

               Execute

Migrate

Monitor execution

 

       Secure & manage

Access and distribution

Performance and capacity monitoring

On-going maintenance and tuning

Training plan

Support community

 

EXPERIENCE

Our experts can help with BI platform migrations, migrations of tools and applications, and moving your existing platform or application to the cloud. Our experience includes, but is not limited to

  Cloud platforms

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Microsoft Azure

  Database platforms

  • Amazon Redshift
  • Google Big Query
  • Microsoft Azure Synapse
  • Snowflake
  • IBM Db2
  • Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse

  ERP systems

  • SAP
  • Oracle EBS
  • Oracle JD Edwards
  • Peoplesoft
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Bespoke ERP, Labor Productivity

  Applications

  • IBM Cognos Cloud
  • Oracle Primavera
  • SAP BW
  • Cognos Finance

  Data integration platforms

  • Cognos Data Manager
  • IBM DataStage
  • Informatica
  • Microsoft SSIS
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Alteryx
  • Pentaho
  • Oracle Data Integrator
  • Stored Procedures
  • Matillion

  BI tool migrations

  • Cognos
  • Power BI
  • Tableau
  • MicroStrategy
  • Business Objects
  • OBIEE
  • SSRS
  • Crystal Reports