Many of the companies we talk to find the prospect of moving to the cloud a scary one. The challenge of moving their existing company data is perceived as a major investment in terms of both time and costs.
It doesn’t however, have to be scary, costly or time consuming. There’s a distinct lack of awareness relating to what the cloud is and what’s involved in a company’s journey to the cloud.
Rather than taking a giant leap from an existing on-premise environment to the cloud, we can help to complete the journey in small, manageable steps.
The Percipient Approach
At Percipient, we adopt a staged approach to our customer’s journey to the cloud. We start by assessing the areas of the business that would gain the biggest benefits from cloud technology and assess the risks involved.
We make it our priority in these early stages to educate our customers on the power of the cloud, the scope of the project and the value they can expect to achieve for their business.
Oracle Data Analytics
Oracle’s Data Analytics is a new breed of data exploration and reporting tools that truly benefit from the power of the cloud. We identified a suite of products under the umbrella of Data Analytics tools, that we could offer to our existing customers who had expressed an interest in ‘dipping their toe’ into the cloud.
Up until now, Percipient customers such as Compass Minerals, had been struggling to analyse large volumes of data, using their existing on-premise ERP systems.
Introducing Data Analytics has enabled our customer to explore vast amounts of information from disparate databases, quickly. Gone are the days of waiting several minutes for a spreadsheet to complete or update. With Data Analytics you can analyse millions of data records in a matter of seconds.
Oracle Business Intelligence in the Cloud (BIC)
Modern businesses need to embrace cloud technology in order to stay agile and competitive, but they want to do so whilst avoiding disruption and without risking security or compliance. Percipient specialise in cloud migration so whilst we handle the complexities, you can focus on moving your business forward.
Business Intelligence in the Cloud (BIC) is part of Oracle’s Data Analytics portfolio, and was the product of choice for the start of Compass Minerals journey to the cloud.
BIC is great introduction to the cloud product capabilities. It provides exceptional added value, enabling a business to quickly visualise and report on data and allow them to experience the true power and performance of cloud technology.
We demonstrated BIC to Compass Minerals using their own live data and it was an immediate hit. Installed in September 2017, and rolled out in stages across various departments, they are now looking to take the next steps towards moving other business systems to the cloud, including their existing Oracle E-Business Suite.
Business Cloud Migration
If your business is ready to benefit from industry-leading cloud solutions, our team of cloud migration experts will work with you to assess, develop and implement a streamlined cloud adoption strategy that suits your needs.
If you would like to know more about the benefits of the cloud for your business, get in touch or call us on 01606 871332.
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