Platform Modernization

Senturus specializes in migrations between analytics platforms, tools and applications, and on-prem to cloud. (See full list of our migration services.) Implementing a structured process and applying our proprietary accelerator tools, we implement rapid, optimized migrations that deliver significant bottom line benefits.

  • Save up to 75% of the modeling and report migration time
  • Experience substantial cost savings
  • Eliminate manual errors
  • Maintain data consistency by preserving “one source of the truth”
  • Prevent needless end-user downtime
  • Give stakeholders a way to gain skills and confidence on the new platform prior to migration

Our migration specialists have a deep understanding of the full BI stack, cloud services, enterprise BI platforms and visual analytics tools.

PROPRIETARY MIGRATION ACCELERATOR TOOLS

To assist the conversion process, we implement our proprietary BI migration accelerator tools, which remove many of the manual tasks associated with porting over of data models and report content. By streamlining two of the chief hurdles to overcome in data migrations, we free up considerable QA time, ensure previously applied logic and calculations are maintained, and help optimize new system performance and adoption out the gate.

  • Data Model Migrator: Greatly streamlines the process of porting over data models between Cognos, Power BI and Tableau.
  • Report Insights: Inventories all reports and their contents for easy prioritization of candidates for migration, consolidation, elimination or enhancement.
  • Senturus Analytics Connector: Lets Tableau and Power BI tap directly into Cognos data. With the legacy and new platforms running in parallel, stakeholders can gains skills and confidence prior to migration, using secure governed data.

 With the seasoned and knowledgeable Senturus team at your side, you will save time and money migrating to a new, stable system with minimal downtime to your end users.

 THE SENTURUS MIGRATION PROCESS

We take best practices and business value into consideration, working on models and reports in the areas that give the most business value.

MIGRATION SERVICES

Our experts can help with full platform migrations, migrations of tools and applications and moving your existing platform or application to the cloud. Our experience includes

Source System Migrations

SAP and SAP BW

Oracle EBS

Microsoft Dynamics AX

Homegrown ERP, Labor Productivity

Oracle Primavera

Cognos Finance

Peoplesoft

 

Ariba

 
ETL Migrations

Cognos Data Manager

Informatica

IBM DataStage

SSIS

BI Tool Migrations

Cognos

Power BI

OBIEE

SSRS

Business Objects (BO)

MicroStrategy

Crystal Reports

Tableau

Moving to Cloud Services
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Microsoft Azure
  • IBM’s Cognos Cloud
MIGRATING FROM COGNOS FRAMEWORK MANAGER TO TABLEAU OR POWER BI?

We can do a proof of concept model migrations and report rebuild. We will

  • Migrate Cognos FM model to Power BI or Tableau Desktop
  • Walk through report rebuild
  • Provide recommendations for accelerated migration