Migrations

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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 They also present a great opportunity to streamline outdated processes and content.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

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We are fluent across multiple data storage and BI platforms. We will move you into a stable new environment, cost effectively and with minimal downtime to users.

We specialize in migrations involving

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

Cognos migration accelerators

Our specialized solutions expedite report and model migration, consolidate timelines and facilitate hybrid BI environments.

Migrate Cognos report and model structures to Power BI with a few clicks.

Automatically inventory details about Cognos reports and models. Efficiently prioritize content for migration and streamline execution.

Start using Power BI immediately. Connect Power BI directly to the governed, secure and prepared data in 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 & 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 per plan
  • 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 existing platforms or applications to the cloud. Our experience includes, but is not limited to

Cloud platforms

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Microsoft Azure

Database platforms

  • Amazon Redshift
  • Google Cloud BigQuery
  • Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics
  • 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 Analytics on Cloud
  • Oracle Primavera
  • SAP BW
  • IBM Cognos Finance

Data integration platforms

  • Cognos Data Manager
  • IBM DataStage
  • Informatica
  • Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Alteryx
  • Pentaho
  • Oracle Data Integrator
  • Microsoft Stored Procedures
  • Matillion

BI tool migrations

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

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