business intelligence


Sphere helps organizations gain true business intelligence from their data, to enable better business decision-making and improvements in business performance. Our solutions make data consistent and accessible, enabling advanced analysis and reporting for the discovery of new opportunities, trends or anomalies and to improve business performance. Our services include:

Technology Benchmarking, Selection & Installation

With relationships with the following key Business Intelligence vendors Microsoft, SAS, Business Object we can benchmark, select and install the most appropriate business intelligence solutions to fit our clients' requirements. Our independent approach ensures that our clients get maximum return from their investments.

Data Integration & ETL Services

Business intelligence often requires integration of data from multiple systems. Our skills in data mapping and code integration ensure that the data flow process is seamless for our clients.

Data Management & Data Quality

Data management requires a high degree of expertise and at Business & Decision it is one of our core skills. We are experts in managing, cleansing, validating, maintaining and integrating data, which enables our clients to spend less time administering their data and more time extracting real business value from it.

Data Warehousing & Data Marts

A well designed data store is critical to a low total cost of ownership. We understand business intelligence, users, and business issues, to design and build reliable data warehouses and data marts that reflect our client's practical use of data

OLAP & Multi-Dimensional Analysis

Our analysis expertise ranges from OLAP, the simplest form of analysis where data can be sliced and diced in cubes at the click of a mouse, to multi-dimensional analysis, where data is held in cubes with multiple dimensions.

Data Mining & Statistical Analysis

Data mining is an essential part of many business activities today. We help our clients extract hidden information that can make a real difference to their business operations. Our statistical analysis and data mining services include:

  • Design of experiments
  • Mathematical and numerical methods
  • Forecasting and what-if analysis
  • Quality measurement and control procedures
  • Micro simulation modeling applications
  • Summarization and aggregation techniques

Reporting

We work with the latest reporting tools to provide quicker and better information to an ever-increasing number of users, analysts and decision makers. These reporting tools range from specialist software to specific user interfaces that provide users with a direct route to relevant data. Our reporting services include:

  • Creating Reports From Distributed Data
  • Batch Processing and Report Generation
  • Automatic Report Distribution
  • Desktop Browser Reporting
  • Internet or Extranet Reporting

Business Performance Management

We work in a number of key areas to help senior managers improve their business performance, establish their position in the market and improve their competitiveness. We can provide solutions in:

  • Dashboards
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Balances Scorecards

By using these business performance management solutions an organization can ensure its vision and priorities are being pursued by all parts of the business. They can bring all of the managerial resources within an organization into complete alignment, ensuring that all employees are pulling in the same direction.