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Jul 19, 2019

Introducing a tool for accurate load testing of premium capacities Posted from: this blog..
Jul 16, 2019

Communication is key for any modern agile business. As a large company, innovation is more cumbersome and saving money can be tough. Yet, by changing the way they pass information and enable employees to have more flexibility to communicate from wherever they are in the world, Microsoft saves more than $120,000 a day. With the...
Jul 16, 2019

The time of blast email marketing is over. As both the marketplace and available technology evolve, so does the marketing needs of your business. New technology like Dynamics 365 offers an automated marketing solution to help even small businesses deliver the personalized content customers have come to expect. Contact us today...
Jul 16, 2019

The broad applicability of AI offers exciting possibilities, but it can be so broad that businesses struggle to visualize their first step to implementation. At Ataira, we believe AI's true transformative potential lies in reimagining the role of data and AI in our day-to-day business and decision making. Check out this e-...
Jul 16, 2019

Don't let the upcoming end of support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 put productivity and customer data at risk. Go modern with Microsoft to unlock and foster better collaboration, remain secure and reduce costs. Subscribe now to learn how Microsoft can help you go modern with advanced security and device management capabil...
Jul 16, 2019

If you're still using an old, outdated email platform, you could be losing a considerable amount of time every week and opening your email content to malicious actors. With the capabilities of modern email platforms, you can access email on the go with flexible usage options and sync your email, calendar, and contacts wherever...
Jul 15, 2019

Marketing automation offers the best of both worlds by increasing productivity while decreasing overhead. Running your marketing efforts through a single, concise dashboard helps your sales reps prioritize their efforts towards the most promising leads. Check out this infographic and contact us today to learn more about how Dy...
Jul 15, 2019

What's holding your business back from using AI to turn your data into actionable insights? Azure Machine Learning makes AI more accessible to businesses of all sizes and experience levels by reducing cost and helping you create and manage your modules. But you don't have to go it alone. We can help you assess your business ne...
Jul 15, 2019

Think Up Consulting is a young, fast-growing agency based in Greenville, South Carolina. The agency specializes in brand strategy, change management and strategic consulting to help global brands make deep, lasting connections with customers. For Think Up, the ability to ensure seamless communication and reliable secur...
Jul 15, 2019

June was yet another exciting month for Power BI! Read on for a summary of the announcements we made in both the service and mobile. Posted from: this blog..
Jul 09, 2019

AI can and will replace rote work and repetitive tasks in business and aspects of everyday life. It can also help to unlock human potential. Creativity is becoming more attainable--and more valuable--than ever before and your business can realize that value easier with a simple to use AI platform. Contact us today to learn how...
Jul 09, 2019

The modern workplace is characterized by cloud-based collaboration tools, untethered workspaces, and more and more, by millennials. In fact, millennials will make up 75% of the workforce by 2030. This article explores how businesses continue to evolve in step with a workforce that prioritizes work-life integration and expects ...
Jul 09, 2019

The Special Olympics, a global nonprofit that celebrates differences and promotes acceptance, inclusion, and healthy competition, is using technology to achieve more. The organization uses the Microsoft Cloud to track and access data for nearly 5 million athletes in 170 countries. Cloud technology has freed up innumerable...
Jul 09, 2019

With the right CRM and marketing automation solutions in place, you can grow your business and understand customers better. CRM technology can help you build customer relationships and improve performance. And marketing automation can help you to nurture these relationships, plus gain insights to make smarter marketing decisio...
Jul 08, 2019

Coordinating teams and tools can be difficult, especially for global brands. That's why Swarovski is letting go of its multiple sales tools in favor of a single, cohesive, connected system. Check out this video to learn more about Swarovski's journey to a more integrated sales force with Dynamics 365.
Jul 08, 2019

AI is doing more for businesses than increasing the bottom line. It's bringing exciting new opportunities for change and discovery, especially in the medical field. Seattle Children's Hospital, in partnership with Microsoft Genomics, uses AI to process vast amounts of data in the search for a SIDS cure. But AI isn't just ...
Jul 08, 2019

Announcing support for sending refresh failure notifications to others in addition to the dataset owner. This feature enables dataset owners to monitor data refreshes more reliably and more effortlessly than before. It can help to ensure refresh issues get noticed and addressed in a timely manner. Posted from: this blog..
Jul 02, 2019

The cloud offers you the opportunity to save on IT infrastructure costs, improve employee and customer satisfaction, and accelerate time-to-market for many products, and that's not all. But simply discussing a move to the cloud won't get you those benefits or any others, that's why you need to act and begin the journey. And At...
Jul 02, 2019

With the proliferation of cloud technology, it's now easier than ever to migrate to a cloud services platform. With Microsoft cloud services, you can increase security, flexibility, communication, and business intelligence, and gain a host of tools you'll need to create a modern digital workplace. Contact Ataira today to find ...
Jul 02, 2019

How well do your sellers and marketers work together? Do your customers know they're working on the same team? Buyers don't distinguish between marketing and sales. They expect a consistent experience when they're working with a company--whoever they're working with. It's important to keep this in mind as you're thinking t...
Jul 02, 2019

AI has already begun to transform businesses. It's only a matter of time before it touches nearly all aspects of society. This offers both exciting possibilities and inherent complications. This survey takes a step back to look at where we are, where we could go, and the impact AI will have on the world stage. Want to see wher...
Jul 01, 2019

Today's businesses are overloading sellers with multiple sales tools that complicate an already involved sales process. Despite significant investments of time and money in implementing these processes, they don't actually help sellers do their jobs better. Check out this infographic to learn how Dynamics 365 can alleviate the...
Jul 01, 2019

To kick off July, we’ve dropped the latest update to Power BI Report Builder in the download center.  It includes, for the first time, the ability to browse your Power BI workspaces and connect to your Power BI datasets, whether or not they are backed by premium capacity.  Posted from: this blog..
Jul 01, 2019

AI's impact is growing. Soon it will reach beyond individual company success stories to touch entire industries and eventually society at large. In particular, executives are recognizing the impact AI will have on knowledge workers. Check out more insights from over 350 surveyed U.S. executives in this infographic. Want to lea...
Jun 28, 2019

As a Power BI service admin, do you frequently need to list all workspaces in your tenant, and all reports, dashboards, and datasets in those workspaces as well? If the answer is yes, you probably had to build your solution such that in a first call, all workspaces had to be retrieved by using the GetGroupsAsAdmin API or the G...
Jun 28, 2019

We’re two weeks post-GA of Paginated Reports in Power BI, and we wanted let you know about several updates we’ve made since then Posted from: this blog..
Jun 25, 2019

We’re excited to announce we’ve started to roll-out the Viewer role for the new workspace experience, perfect for users who need to view content within workspaces without the ability to modify it. Viewer role enforces RLS even for users browsing the workspace, its a replacement for ‘read-only’ classic workspaces. ...
Jun 25, 2019

We are excited to announce new improvements to Power BI dataflows releasing this month including an enhanced compute engine to drastically improve data refresh times and a new set of dataflow templates to help you easily connect to common data sources mapped against the common data model. Posted from: this blog..
Jun 25, 2019

Within this digital marketing environment, relationship marketing is the name of the game and customer relationship management (CRM) is the method. With its ability to break down silos and offer insights across multiple functions, CRM is helping companies provide a cohesive and well-coordinated experience to customers. Check o...
Jun 25, 2019

Protecting the environment is in everyone's best interest. The preservation of our natural resources means that the generations that follow us will continue to have the tools they need to survive and thrive. This article examines how new innovations in AI are giving businesses the information they need to make sustainable deci...
Jun 24, 2019

Modernizing your workplace needs to happen, but how do you go about doing it? When it comes to having a modern workplace, nothing says you're on the ball like integrating Microsoft cloud services. With Azure solutions, you can manage data with ease, and with Office 365, you can share and send documents while not having to worr...
Jun 24, 2019

Hershey has a lot of data that they need to share across their enterprise. Keeping their workforce mobile while being able to access that data can be tough, that's why they moved to the Microsoft cloud. With Microsoft, you can migrate to simple, distributed, cross-platform file storage without changing code. It's the firs...
Jun 24, 2019

How does the oldest bank in the UAE stay relevant? According to Mashreq Bank, the secret is in their people and their culture of innovation. Modern tools like Dynamics 365 capture important customer data so sales reps can spend more time focused on their clients. Check out this video to learn more about how they are using...
Jun 24, 2019

Through Microsoft's AI for Good initiative, SilviaTerra has created the first high-resolution inventory of all US forests. What's next on their list? Democratizing that information to help all communities sustainably manage their precious natural resources. Check out their story in this video. At Ataira, we look forw...
Jun 18, 2019

Cybersecurity is a critical issue at Microsoft, as it is for organizations everywhere. Microsoft processes more than 400 billion emails each month and stops over 10 million malicious emails every minute to keep their users safe and secure on the cloud. Your business can leverage the same solution to provide a secure and agile ...
Jun 18, 2019

Retail can be demanding, that's why you need a business-class email provider that can keep up. Microsoft business-class email allows you to keep track of all your moving parts and communicate quickly with employees, suppliers, and customers. Your time is valuable, let Ataira help you make the most of it. Contact us for informa...
Jun 18, 2019

Companies are over two times more likely to reach quota when sales teams emphasize engagement. This is easier said than done when the definition of effective engagement differs between buyers and sellers. This e-book explores the disconnect between assumed and actual buyer preferences for engagement and how Dynamics 365 for Sa...
Jun 17, 2019

AI is certainly exciting. But is it worth the investment required? To find out, Forbes surveyed 305 executives across multiple countries and industries. The results for companies embracing AI compared to those lagging behind present a clear picture of the importance of AI in growing companies. At Ataira, we believe AI is the c...
Jun 17, 2019

Are your customer relationships limited by siloed customer data and disparate marketing and sales tools? Check out this infographic to learn more about how Dynamics 365 can combine sales and marketing to break down information barriers and give both functions a complete view of the customer. View: Close more deals with connec...
Jun 17, 2019

77% of companies believe automation will result in better jobs. Already, we're seeing how AI can automate routine tasks, helping employees focus on the most fulfilling aspects of their jobs. Check out this infographic to learn more about how AI is changing the way we work. Ready to see these trends reflected in your own bu...
Jun 14, 2019

Take this short survey to influence our plans for AI in Power BI Posted from: this blog..
Jun 13, 2019

Take our quarterly survey to help us continue to improve Power BI. Posted from: this blog..
Jun 11, 2019

Are you ready to increase your sales by 50%? Studies show that it's all about the marketing content you use. When making their purchasing decisions, consumers connect with and remember companies that appear personable and knowledgeable. Check out this article to learn how a small tweak in your marketing strategy can change eve...
Jun 11, 2019

New research from Forbes Insights shows that executives agree artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing society, industries and their own companies. But even amid such widespread recognition of AI's potential, not all businesses are advancing as rapidly as others. In fact, of the 387 companies surveyed, only 19--just 5%-...
Jun 11, 2019

Why cloud? The digital revolution has empowered customers with more choices, requiring businesses to exchange outdated practices with modern solutions in a competitive landscape. In response, growth and adoption of cloud services are increasing across industries and businesses. This article explores six advantages of choosing ...
Jun 11, 2019

Moving from pen and paper to a culture of cloud-based technology, the Toronto Zoo has revolutionized the way employees work. Using Office 365, they have improved internal processes and data sharing with partners around the world.
Jun 11, 2019

Park Place Technologies is using Dynamics 365 to build and maintain strong relationships in the present and handle the data and changes necessary to move confidently into the future. Check out their story in this video.
Jun 10, 2019

In February 2017, the Metropolitan Museum of Art decided to release the images and data of their public domain artwork. Their mission? To give everyone in the world the opportunity to experience and interact with their collection, not just those who could physically visit the museum. Throughout this process, technology ha...
Jun 10, 2019

As we kick off the Microsoft Business Application Summit with our amazing community at Atlanta, I wanted to share some exciting Power BI news as part of the event, including the June release of Power BI Desktop and the general availability of Paginated Reports in the service. Posted from: this blog..
Jun 10, 2019

Based on the technology used in SQL Server Reporting Services, Paginated Reports brings a new set of enterprise reporting capabilities to the Power BI service. It enables developers and BI professionals to create and distribute highly formatted, pixel-perfect reports right alongside their interactive Power BI content, becomin...
Jun 10, 2019

Hopefully, you are either enjoying the start of the Microsoft Business Applications Summit or watching all the exciting news and announcements on social media! To go along with all those other announcements, we, of course, also have a big update for our June update for Power BI Desktop. There are a lot of new features and upda...
Jun 10, 2019

Template app general availability announcement and latest features Posted from: this blog..
Jun 10, 2019

We’re happy to announce that the Power BI Mobile iOS app is now integrated with Siri shortcuts. Now, you’ll be able to just say “Hey Siri, open my report” and you’ll get the content you’re looking for.  Together with Siri shortcuts, we’re also introducing device level search (Spotlight) which allows you to easily search for, a...
Jun 07, 2019

We’re almost halfway through the year and what a great start it’s been to 2019! The Power BI team continued to deliver some of the most anticipated features in the month of May. We were also heads down planning for the Microsoft Business Applications Summit, where we look forward to connecting with many of you there next week!...
Jun 05, 2019

This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI embedded analytics and Custom Visuals. Posted from: this blog..
Jun 04, 2019

Before releasing Office 365 to the public, Microsoft recognized the advantage--to both users and the company--of migrating to Exchange Online. Exchange Online offers the ability to access email from anywhere on any device and much more. Exchange Online is one way in which Microsoft chose to modernize its business. Ataira and M...
Jun 04, 2019

Can’t make it to Microsoft Business Applications Summit this year? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered – catch the opening keynote live from Atlanta, Georgia June 10 at 8:30 a.m. EDT. Posted from: this blog..
Jun 04, 2019

Ever wonder what a day in the life of a financial services professional is like? With cloud email, partners can manage their business on the go and safeguard customer data. With Outlook, features like FindTime make it easy to identify gaps in schedules and set meetings, saving valuable time. Ataira and Microsoft want you to ha...
Jun 04, 2019

No matter where you are along your own digital transformation journey, technology can help your business stay more in tune with your customers and engage with them on a more personal level. At Ataira, we are ready to help you discover which technology is best suited to taking your customer engagement to the next level. View: ...
Jun 03, 2019

AI technology will likely transform nearly every aspect of our lives over the next few decades. To ensure this change is positive, it's important to start having conversations now about how to keep the application of AI inclusive, secure, and positive. This e-book takes an in-depth look at where we are and where we are going w...
Jun 03, 2019

Today, the selling process is shifting, and relationships are king. Customers want to do business with companies that understand their needs and care about their success. That perception and trust are all built on relationships. Check out this infographic to learn more about fostering meaningful and profitable relationships wi...
Jun 03, 2019

This change will make Tenant level administration available for PBI service admins Posted from: this blog..
Jun 03, 2019

AI has the potential to shorten--or even eliminate--the gap between data generation and decision making. In fact, 69% of companies improved performance with AI beyond what existing analytic techniques were able to deliver. Companies have begun to see the value AI can bring to their customer interactions. Check out this infogra...
May 31, 2019

The Paginated Reports team closes out May with another “New Feature Friday” blog post announcing one of the biggest enhancements to e-mail subscriptions in Power BI to date.  With today’s update, Paginated Reports users can set up an e-mail subscription for themselves and their colleagues and choose the parameter values they w...
May 28, 2019

Regardless of your industry, security should be a top concern. That's what makes moving to the cloud so attractive for IT pros. The increased mobility, flexibility, and ability to go serverless all have their place but the default security upgrade you receive by moving to the cloud is undeniably one of the greatest benefits. M...
May 28, 2019

Flexibility and mobility are important for any businesses operating in today's digital age. Especially for small businesses. Without a robust IT department, TransBlue took on the challenge of modernizing their workplace with Microsoft 365. With tools like Skype and Teams, they can collaborate from afar saving them time an...
May 28, 2019

Make your plan and embrace what’s next for your business. Don’t miss Microsoft Business Applications Summit, coming to Atlanta, Georgia, June 10 – 11, 2019. We’re gearing up for an amazing 2+ days filled fresh approaches, the latest technologies, and new ways to power digital transformation at every level.   Save your sea...
May 28, 2019

The effectiveness of business applications is less about strength in numbers and more about strength in togetherness. This article explores how app integration and greater communication can help businesses reach their full potential in everything from customer interactions to agility in the marketplace. Read More...
May 28, 2019

AI technology is still a budding industry. Every day, we hear a variety of fantastic application success stories. But with so many applications, and this sense of limitless untapped potential, many businesses are not yet sure what AI means for them. This article will help decision makers, such as Chief Data Officers, with thei...
May 27, 2019

For TGI Fridays to accomplish their ambitious expansion plan, they needed a platform that could provide efficiencies and access to information that would allow for growth. Check out this video to learn how they're using Dynamics 365 to accomplish this at both the corporate and restaurant levels.
May 27, 2019

At the National Comedy Center, the only way to crown one comedian the undisputed winner of the Laugh Battle is to use Microsoft's Face API technology to see who cracks up first--cracks up laughing, that is. Check out this video to learn more about a surprising application of AI technology you might not have considered bef...
May 24, 2019

“New Feature Friday” returns for the latest feature update for Paginated Reports. We’ve just rolled out support for five new attachment options for your e-mail subscriptions in Power BI. In addition to PDF, you can now choose one of the following new attachment types for your subscription(s) – PowerPoint presentation (PP...
May 22, 2019

This is the first blog post dedicated to Analysis Services on the Power BI blog. As discussed in this post on the old Analysis Services team blog, Microsoft is moving off MSDN and TechNet blogs. We have made it clear that Power BI will be a one-stop shop for both enterprise and self-service BI on … Continue reading ...
May 22, 2019

We’re happy to announce our May 2019 update of Power BI Report Server! This release has many reporting features including conditional formatting for titles and other visual objects, the performance analyzer pane, accessibility support for visuals. The new modeling view is also featured in this release. Read on to learn m...
May 22, 2019

Dozens of Power BI visuals come out-of-the box with Power BI Desktop. These visuals are available in the visualizations’ pane when you create or edit Power BI content. These visuals are just the beginning of the available options to help you tell your data story. Learn about the variety of options you get with Power BI visuals...
May 21, 2019

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Customer story: Chesterfield County
May 21, 2019

Watch how Virginia's Chesterfield County Department of Social Services recently transformed its outdated workplace using cloud technology. Using Microsoft Dynamics 365, the department streamlined manual processes and siloed data to improve efficiency and productivity across their entire team.
May 20, 2019

To learn more about the next generation of business applications to help connect your marketing and sales teams, subscribe now! View: Don't miss another post! Subscribe now.
Customer story: Federation Internationale de Volleyball uses Dynamics 365 to digitally transform consumer marketing
May 20, 2019

When the Federation Internationale de Volleyball was looking to transform fans' interaction with the sport, they knew they needed to go beyond a simple social media or website overhaul. They decided to embrace a full platform shift with Dynamics 365 to transform and optimize user experience, both with their organization a...
Customer story: Rochester Institute of Technology levels the playing field with AI for students who are deaf
May 20, 2019

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf, one of nine Rochester Institute of Technology colleges, is using AI technology such as Microsoft Translator, in combination with their extensive interpretive services, to provide a quality education to all students, even those with different learning needs. NTID is showing us...
May 13, 2019

If you're looking for a roadmap to a more secure system, we've got you covered. Check out this list to discover 10 actions you can take using the tools provided in Microsoft 365 to better protect your business from cybersecurity threats. And don't forget, Ataira is here to help you every step of the way. View: Top 10 Security...
Office 365 keeps your business compliant - around the clock
May 13, 2019

While implemented with the best of intentions, remaining compliant with data security requirements can be a massive burden on businesses, especially those in highly regulated industries. That's why Microsoft ensures that the security provided through Office 365 is always on the cutting edge of compliance, so your business...
May 06, 2019

Keep your data protected as your business grows and changes with the times. Whether you're adding apps, devices, or moving to the cloud, Microsoft 365 ensures your data is secure without overburdening your security team. View: I have solutions from many vendors in my IT environment. How can Microsoft help me secure our entire...
May 06, 2019

With security risks like compromised credentials, stolen devices, and human error, keeping your business protected can seem overwhelming, especially for a small business that may not have the resources to dedicate to it. Microsoft 365 offers a complete solution, with tools like multifactor identification and data encryption th...
May 06, 2019

Back in September of last year, we announced dashboard commenting in Power BI. Since then, we’ve seen thousands of you leverage this feature to collaborate with colleagues and start discussions within your organization. Today, I’m excited to announce that we are bringing the same commenting capability to Power BI reports! With...
May 03, 2019

For the fifth week in a row, we’re pleased to announce two new features on “New Feature Friday” for Paginated Reports in Power BI.  We’ve added support for two new data sources, Oracle and Teradata, and also added the ability to schedule your e-mail subscriptions on an hourly basis. Oracle and Teradata Now Supported We &hellip...
Apr 30, 2019

This Thought Leadership provides an overview of the offerings Microsoft 365 has to help security CISOs and other security professionals gain better visibility and control of their current and future security position. View: How can Microsoft help me understand my current security posture and get recommendations on how to impr...
Ataira is now a certified Veteran Owned Business in Washington!
Apr 30, 2019

Proud to be newly Certified Veteran Owned Business in Washington! hashtag
Apr 30, 2019

It looks like data management will continue to be critical for businesses. To produce the best results, cloud-based platforms are playing a bigger role to provide more agile and accurate forecasts. At Ataira, we want you to have the right set of business applications to prepare and analyze your company finances and operations....
Apr 30, 2019

In a recent survey of business executives, 45% report IoT has helped boost profits by 1% to 5%, and another 41% say the impact has boosted them by 5% to 15% annually. That's a huge increase to profit with a simple integration. Except integrating IoT isn't always simple. At Ataira, we have years of experience helping busines...
Your Data is Safe with Office 365
Apr 30, 2019

Small businesses deserve the benefits of the cloud as much as any other company, and now they can do so without worrying about the security of their data.
Customer story: Chemonics
Apr 29, 2019

Chemonics is an international development firm operating in 80 countries around the world. Since they conduct business in multiple languages, tracking the 120 projects they're working on can get complicated. That's why they use Dynamics 365 to help manage the talent that they need for each project. At Ataira, we can help ...
Customer story: EON
Apr 29, 2019

Natasha Franck, founder of EON, is working to create a more sustainable future by embedding clothing with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tech to help recycle garments at their end of life and put a dent in the number of clothes that eventually end up in landfills. RFID is just one example of the boundless applic...
Apr 29, 2019

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end global pediatric HIV/AIDS through prevention and treatment programs, research, and advocacy in 19 countries worldwide.  The number of new HIV infections among children has declined more than 90% in the U.S. and 70% worldwide. Over its 30-year existence, EGPAF ...
Apr 26, 2019

In a comment to the recent announcement of Workspace Management in the Admin Portal, JohnR asked for an option to export the list of workspaces with the fields provided. This would help facilitate admin work across thousands of workspaces. A great suggestion! Perhaps you wanted to export the list of workspaces placed on Premiu...
Apr 26, 2019

By using the Power BI management cmdlets, you can automate typical user and administration tasks with significantly less effort and complexity than with direct Power BI REST API calls. To illustrate this point, let’s take a look at Sirui’s original copyWorkspace.ps1 script, published in 2017 for the “Duplicate workspaces using...
Apr 26, 2019

As discussed in our blog post announcing support for Azure Analysis Services,  we promised to unlock the critical capability of allowing Paginated Reports to be built on the same enterprise semantic model as your interactive reports.  This week for “New Feature Friday”, we’re pleased to announce that Power BI Datasets in premi...
Apr 25, 2019

We are happy to announce that we have just released the April update for the On-premises data gateway (version 3000.3.138). Here are some of the things that we would like to highlight with this month’s release: Availability of the following connectors via the On-premises data gateway Oracle Essbase connector PDF support in Fil...
Apr 24, 2019

In Power BI, today, a new data source (cloud or on-prem) is created only if a successful connection can be made to the data source with the credentials provided. If it fails, the data source creation fails with an error message as shown below: The same applies to editing credentials for existing data sources. If … Cont...
Apr 23, 2019

New cloud app capabilities offer the potential for teams to work smarter and more efficiently than ever before, but they can put huge pressure on IT and security teams to ensure company data remains secure without hindering forward progress. Microsoft 365 tools allow you to do this. View: How do I find and manage shadow IT an...
Apr 23, 2019

How are you leveraging the latest technology to meet your needs? Microsoft is using IoT to provide efficiency and convenience. With IoT, Microsoft monitors datacenters, controls smart building systems, and interacts with HoloLens devices. While you may have other needs, you can use that same technology to fulfill them. At A...
Apr 23, 2019

Today we are pleased to announce Query Caching for Power BI Premium, which speeds up content loading by caching previously-used query results. The setting is applied at the dataset level so any reports using this dataset can benefit from the cache. This feature is not applicable to LiveConnect datasets leveraging Azure Analysi...
Apr 23, 2019

As the complexity of transactions grew, Microsoft needed a robust management system to efficiently process and answer questions. So, they developed a Microsoft Dynamics 365-based contract and transaction case management solution. It uses defined stages to show the status of a transaction, helping employees manage the process. ...
Apr 23, 2019

Walk through a week in the life of IT professionals to see the variety of work they do each day to address threats and protect your organization. View: Defend, protect, secure. IT heroes in action.
Apr 22, 2019

Are you an expert when it comes to building cloud solutions? As it turns out, you don't have to be. With the right SaaS solution from Azure, you can manage your device and cloud solutions with predictable or fine-tuned pricing and still have the level of control that makes you comfortable. At Ataira, we can help you deter...
Apr 22, 2019

When you optimize operations, you make employees more efficient, and this can lead to real savings especially when it comes to reducing overtime. Some businesses have increased Finance employee productivity up to 20%. At Ataira, we know the business applications that you need to integrate and drive transformation within your o...
Apr 22, 2019

Time to get excited – the full session catalog for Microsoft Business Applications Summit is here. Explore every breakout session and workshop coming to the conference, taking place in Atlanta, Georgia June 10 – 11, 2019. Get ready to flex your skills – and build new ones – with all things Power BI and beyond. … Contin...
Apr 19, 2019

E-mail subscriptions is one of the key features used by millions of SQL Server Reporting Services customers today. Our latest release for “New Feature Friday” is the support of Paginated Reports in e-mail subscriptions in Power BI. Now, for the first time, you can schedule an e-mail subscription with a PDF attachment of your f...
Apr 16, 2019

In addition to protecting endpoints, Microsoft believes in protecting data, starting at its very inception. Check out the strategies and tools they have to keep data protected across all scenarios in this informational document. View: Protect your data in files, apps, and devices, within and across an organization
Apr 16, 2019

There are enormous benefits businesses can realize from integrating automated systems in their workplace. From increased agility to having a better understanding of the big picture. Automation isn't replacing humans, it's enabling people to focus on what they're good at. As an employer, you should be doing everything in your p...
Apr 16, 2019

How are you using IoT? One of the biggest uses for IoT in an industrial setting is preventive maintenance. Devices like vibration and wear sensors measure the stresses on and performance of factory equipment to help catch malfunctions before they happen. Now you can use the same software to run your devices as Fortune 500 comp...
Apr 16, 2019

BP recognizes the significance of cybersecurity to their business and the importance of continual digital transformation to remain competitive. To accomplish both simultaneously, they implemented Microsoft 365 Enterprise E5, getting the best of Microsoft tools with an integrated security system that's simple and easy for all e...
Customer story: M-KOPA Solar
Apr 15, 2019

As their business grew to over 1,000 employees, M-KOPA Solar, a consumer solar energy provider, needed to consolidate their reporting to promote timely responses and meet customer demand quickly--all while maintaining a secure IT environment. By adopting a full suite of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS solutions, M-KOPA can respond t...
PCL Construction LLC
Apr 15, 2019

PCL Construction LLC uses IoT to connect their management with their jobsites. The devices alert builders and management to issues with construction. With the sensors, they can monitor the temperature, humidity, and pressure in over 483 units, something that would normally be done by hand. Now they can focus workers on mo...
Apr 09, 2019

Technology is not static, and neither, therefore, are the methods cybercriminals can use to gain access to company networks or data. In light of this, an effective security system is one that can learn and react to new threats as they come. Discover the powerful combination of Microsoft tools that provide a comprehensive secur...
Apr 09, 2019

Many organizations are moving to cloud-based ERP systems that can provide greater speed and flexibility at lower costs. Some businesses may not be able to migrate to the cloud, but they may still require greater flexibility and capabilities than their existing solutions provide. At Ataira, we want to help these businesses p...
Apr 09, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) offers businesses opportunities for incredible savings and growth. However, an IoT solution may also require a significant up-front investment. At Ataira, we can help you find the solution that fits your business needs and help you implement that technology to maximize your return. Contact us to le...
Apr 09, 2019

Check out this infographic to learn the three most commonly used inroads into your system and how best to secure your data from each strategy. View: Breaches happen. Learn how to protect your organization.
Apr 09, 2019

If you're using a primary ERP system that is expensive to customize, it might be time to implement a multi-tier ERP model. Integrating multiple ERP solutions provides a set of capabilities unique to your business needs. At Ataira, we know ERP requirements can be tough to plan; that's why we're here to help. With years of exper...
Apr 08, 2019

With SaaS and PaaS, the right solution is different for every business. SaaS can provide predictable pricing options without the need to construct an in-house management solution. PaaS allows businesses with cloud and device expertise to fine-tune their IT services to reduce costs and maximize return on investment. The decisio...
The State Of Cloud Business Intelligence 2019
Apr 08, 2019

Great article on how your company can use a business intelligence cloud portal as an additional revenue stream or for tighter colleague and B2B collaboration. https://buff.ly/2P0UgFy  We specialize in helping with these efforts! https://buff.ly/2G95qoB #BusinessIntelligence #dataviz #Office365 #cloud
Apr 02, 2019

The "smart office" or office equipped with IoT devices, represents an intelligent ecosystem that businesses rely on to monitor, control, and manage various operations and working conditions within their organization. At Ataira, we have the tools and know the solutions that will be best for integrating connected devices into yo...
Apr 02, 2019

Even today, many practices in the business world are performed manually leaving room for human error as well as the risks of customer dissatisfaction. Automating some of those practices like customer reporting can cut down on errors, time, and money. At Ataira, we want to help you optimize your business. With the right tools a...
Apr 02, 2019

An all too familiar scenario: A single click in a phishing email and hackers are into a network, resulting in a ransomware request and an uneasy feeling. Learn what tools Microsoft 365 E5 has in its arsenal to ensure this isn't you. View: A breach is inevitable. How can Microsoft help me detect and respond fast?
Apr 02, 2019

Watch the University of Arizona, in partnership with Microsoft, tackle the challenges of revamping a new, secure Active Directory system and move both students and staff to Office 365. Read More...
Customer story: Steelcase
Apr 01, 2019

Steelcase believes that optimizing office space for productivity can fuel employee engagement. That's why they monitor customer office space and provide feedback on how to manufacture a productive work environment. To analyze IoT data, they receive real-time reporting from Azure to create actionable insights for customers...
Customer Story: Michael Hill
Apr 01, 2019

Since 1979, Michael Hill has provided the world with luxury jewelry. As the company has grown, they've needed to expand their omnichannel processes. This desire has driven them to consolidate data onto one platform to accelerate their digital transformation. You, too, can optimize your operations to drive transformation a...
Mar 26, 2019

In this bi-annual publication, learn about the latest security threats affecting us all, including botnets, hacker methods, and ransomware. View: Microsoft Security Intelligence Report: Volume 23
Mar 26, 2019

A global operation like Microsoft employs a diverse international workforce. To process their visa applications faster, the legal team uses Microsoft Dynamics so employees can focus on what they do best. At Ataira, it's our job to assist your business along your digital transformation journey, and we can help you use these sam...
Mar 26, 2019

When a problem affects the supply chain of your organization, customers and future sales could be in jeopardy. That's why it's important to know what's going on with your equipment. With connected devices, you have access to data like never before so you can prevent issues before they become problems. At Ataira, we want to hel...
Mar 25, 2019

As the security landscape becomes more mobile and complex, traditional security methods are no longer up to the task. Check out this infographic to learn why the holistic approach of Microsoft's Identity-Driven Security was designed to handle the threats of today, and tomorrow. View: Microsoft identity-driven security
Mar 25, 2019

Do you need to fuel your businesses growth? With the solutions available in the cloud, it's now easier to do. By modernizing your enterprise resource planning capabilities, you'll find the insights you need to empower employees and optimize your operations. At Ataira, we know this isn't an easy task, that's why we're here to h...
Mar 25, 2019

Why should you adopt the Internet of Things? Imagine knowing you need to fix your equipment before it fails, gaining fast insight from every device to feed your understanding of the constantly evolving situation. That's the power of IoT. Drive transformation within your business and get the help you need with Ataira. We have y...
Mar 19, 2019

Businesses all over are adopting cloud technology via multiple combinations of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services. It's a trend that will only ramp up as more companies realize the benefits of reducing the datacenter footprint. A more agile work environment and faster transformation all lead to increased operational efficiencies. A...
Mar 19, 2019

From privileges to passwords, this graphic highlights the strategies available through Microsoft 365 E5 to attain comprehensive security for employees who are always on the go. View: Microsoft 365 Holistic Security
Mar 19, 2019

As more and more companies migrate to the cloud, and businesses start to evaluate IoT solutions, there are a few scenarios that can help them jumpstart their connected devices strategy. BI, remote monitoring, centralized command, and control to name a few are some scenarios you can use to jumpstart your strategy. At Ataira, we...
Customer story: Renault Sport Formula One
Mar 18, 2019

To help their team accelerate operations, the team at Renault Sport uses advanced IT solutions. Their operations are complex with a lot of moving parts. Being able to control and optimize every process means faster turnaround times and better results. That's the advantage they need to win. The IT solutions they use aren't...
Customer story: Shell invests in safety with Azure
Mar 18, 2019

Smoking and wrong fueling procedures are just some of the safety concerns for Shell retail locations. In the past, Shell couldn't analyze the hours of video footage that were logged daily. But now, with the help of Azure, they can analyze in real time and make safety adjustments as appropriate. You can access this same te...
Mar 12, 2019

Microsoft 365 E5 security covers a broad range of functions that work together to produce an easy-to-implement, effective, and cohesive system that is backed by continuous learning through ever expanding data. View: Intelligent security for the modern workplace
Mar 12, 2019

Is your business mobile? Microsoft Real Estate and Facilities (RE&F) was facing a lack of mobility. The issue slowed productivity and operations and it needed to change. That's when RE&F turned to cloud tech to join disparate management tools to optimize operations. At Ataira, we have the resources and know-how to help you fin...
Mar 12, 2019

To truly drive innovation, you need a safe, flexible, and feature-rich platform to expand and grow your IT operations. Finding that platform and incorporating it into your IT system can be challenging. At Ataira, we have helped businesses to find, plan, and employ the right IoT devices and solutions to meet their constantly gr...
Mar 12, 2019

You need to optimize your operations. The potential savings and increased sales are well worth the time and energy. But transforming how you do business isn't always easy. Dynamics 365 allows you to simplify processes and inform your team so you can maximize operations. At Ataira, we have years of industry experience and a kno...
Mar 11, 2019

Staying in control of your IoT assets is important. That's why you should have the industry-leading data protection features and standards of Azure IoT Central. It acts as a single pane of glass for your enterprise IoT and gives you the connectivity to drive transformation. It's not always easy adopting new solutions; that's w...
Mar 05, 2019

21% of tech leaders in the UK, 20% in Japan, and 16% in the US lead all other nations in their plans for IoT to digitally transform their businesses by 2021. How are you ensuring your business is up to date and ready to leverage the new and exciting tech coming down the pipeline? At Ataira Analytics Inc, we have years of exper...
Mar 05, 2019

This article explores the shared responsibility between cloud and app vendors and enterprises when it comes to the security of an enterprise's cloud information. Who is responsible for what, and what can you do to ensure your name is kept out of the headlines? Read More...
Mar 05, 2019

Forbes is predicting that 2019 will be different than years past. Budgets are lower and digital is, in a lot of cases, much less expensive than it used to be, paving the way for businesses all over to embrace digital transformation. How is your business set up to transform and what are you doing to ensure there won't be any hi...
Mar 05, 2019

As part of its plan to move toward becoming part of the FTSE 100, Keir Group PLC knew that it needed to overhaul its IT systems. Watch how Microsoft 365 E5 was able to meet their security needs while still providing an accessible and easy-to-use system for their largely remote workforce. Read More...
Customer story: Lay Bare
Mar 05, 2019

The team at Lay Bare transformed their entire IT ecosystem to help implement time-saving processes and manage their branch operations. It makes their franchisees feel more at ease doing business and allows them to operate more efficiently. You can do the same, but don't go it alone. Get the help you need from a trusted te...
Customer story: Rolls Royce
Mar 04, 2019

Rolls Royce uses an Azure IoT suite to identify performance and operational efficiencies. With thousands of sensors in a single engine, it's imperative to have the tools to read and understand them. While the insight derived from Azure might be easy to understand, it's the way your company handles information management t...
Feb 25, 2019

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Feb 25, 2019

There is more than one stage in a cyberattack. Utilize this resource to learn how to protect yourself at each level and how to identify if you have been hacked. View: How to fight back if you've been hacked
Customer story: Team Rubicon
Feb 25, 2019

Hurricane Harvey was the most devastating natural disaster to ever hit Houston, Texas. With thousands displaced and homes ruined, Team Rubicon stepped in to render aid and help rebuild the afflicted city and its population. With so many volunteers, Team Rubicon needed a way to track and manage their dispersed network of w...
Customer story: Ecolab
Feb 25, 2019

Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services that provide clean water, safe food, abundant energy, and healthy environments. Changing global populations require companies like Ecolab to address the world's water challenge. But using data to preserve the natural resource can be challe...
Feb 19, 2019

A look into what changes businesses may be experiencing in the realm of customer data use and privacy compliance requirements, and how to effectively weather these changes. Read More...
Feb 19, 2019

Watch Qantas Airways tackle the challenge of keeping employees connected and focused on a common goal, even while scattered across the globe, by utilizing the cloud-based Microsoft 365. Read More...
Feb 18, 2019

The future of technology is uncertain, but there's one thing we do know: customer experience is going to play a larger role in the success of businesses from here on out. Servicing customers with an omnichannel experience is the key to a great customer experience. Ataira Analytics Inc can help. We're experts in helping busines...
Feb 18, 2019

As an SMB, improving your digital capabilities can be an affordable way to cut costs and reach customers. Few solutions can compete with the simplicity, performance, and cost savings of Microsoft solutions. Modernizing your data platform can be challenging. That's why Ataira Analytics Inc is here to help. With the right tools ...
Customer story: Moneris and Dynamics 365
Feb 18, 2019

How do you manage customer interaction? Chances are, there's room for improvement, and you can do a better job. Moneris, a debt and payment processing firm, saw the potential of upgrading their customer relationship solution. That's why they chose Dynamics 365. They required a business management solution that could help...
Customer story: Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)
Feb 18, 2019

With the desire to modernize their court system, Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts (ADGM) implemented tech tools to achieve the only free platform for civil and commercial courts in the world. While your goals for modernizing your data platform might not be as lofty, your business can certainly leverage the same tools. It's ...
Feb 12, 2019

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Feb 12, 2019

Learn about the ways in which Microsoft 365 better protects your business against today's threats, while remaining cost effective and scalable. View: Securely run and grow your business
Feb 12, 2019

Customer engagement in the digital age provides amazing new opportunities to develop customer loyalty. Show your customers what they mean to your organization by constantly driving the differentiation, specialization, and expertise of your business and make sure your customer's needs are met. Ensure your customer's success and...
Feb 11, 2019

With SQL Server 2008 coming to the end of its life cycle this summer, it's time to modernize your data platform to Microsoft SQL Server 2019. Power your organization by providing a data hub that you can use to access data sources from across your entire data estate through a consistent interface. If you want a hand in making t...
Feb 11, 2019

Delivering a personalized customer experience is important for any business. Customers want to know they'll be taken care of, and it's up to every business to communicate that message. With a solution like Dynamics 365, you can empower your agents with artificial intelligence‒derived recommendations to ensure they can act fast...
Feb 11, 2019

Still using an out-of-date data platform? There are major benefits awaiting organizations that modernize their data estate, including enhanced security and compliance, significant cost savings, and the ability to empower employees with business insights and advanced analytics capabilities. That all sounds great, but how does a...
Feb 05, 2019

As moving to the cloud becomes less a matter of "if" and more a matter of "when" for most companies, the follow-up question is how best to go about doing so. This article identifies several key goals or opportunities companies will want to focus on as they enter into this process. Read More...
Feb 05, 2019

This article highlights a few key reasons why businesses should embrace personalization as a powerful tool to stay competitive with customers and to differentiate themselves from competition. 70% of consumers say a company's understanding of their individual needs influences their loyalty. Consumers expect personalized experie...
Feb 05, 2019

This article points to the emergence of containers, microservices, and cloud-native architecture as trends in the next generation of modern IT infrastructure. It also explores machine intelligence, the convergence of cognitive computing and IoT, as a second disruptive trend that platform companies, ISVs, global SIs, and emergi...
Feb 04, 2019

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company is ensuring they have the tools necessary to stay at the forefront of innovation by keeping their entire company connected and secure through Microsoft 365. Read More...
Customer story: Miral
Feb 04, 2019

An Abu Dhabi leisure company, Miral, recently embarked on a digital transformation journey to make Yas Island a top travel destination. With Microsoft Cloud technology, the company is using data insights to understand customer behavior and to create seamless and personalized customer experiences.
Customer story: Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev)
Feb 04, 2019

AB InBev, the brewer and marketing force behind one-third of the world's beer products, is on a digital transformation journey to move 80% of its workloads to the cloud by 2020. With Microsoft Azure, the company has built a global analytics platform, broken down data silos, and reduced IT costs, while increasing insights ...
Jan 29, 2019

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Jan 29, 2019

This infographic outlines common security breach scenarios caused by human error and the ways in which Microsoft 365 is addressing these problems through built-in security protocols. View: SMB security: infographic
Jan 29, 2019

The digital transformation has already begun. By 2020, 60% of all enterprises will have fully articulated an organization wide digital platform strategy. Where will your business be by 2020? Don't fall behind. Bring your enterprise up to speed with Microsoft Azure. Contact us to learn more on how we can help you adopt this tra...
Jan 29, 2019

Developing capabilities in the cloud is becoming increasingly more common. With the many databases available to consumers, SQL Server is the most used database in the world. SQL Server helps organizations reduce capital expenditures and configuration, as well as enable elastic scale and rapid deployment alleviating--and in som...
Jan 28, 2019

Examining years of customer data isn't easy, that's why Microsoft uses Machine Learning to help with the process. They set out to gain a better understanding of their business through data and create benefits for their organization. It's just one way that Microsoft uses technology to help their employees achieve more. You can ...
Jan 28, 2019

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central acts as an all-in-one business management solution. It allows you to connect business financials, sales, service, and operations, streamlining business processes. With a secure platform to automate supply chains and optimize inventory levels, your business will be set up for success. If ...
Jan 22, 2019

This article explores how marketers can get ahead of the curve when moving to LinkedIn-centered marketing in response to the passage of General Data Protection Regulation, an EU data protection law that is disrupting common email marketing strategies. Read More...
Jan 22, 2019

260-year-old company, Coats, discusses how moving to the cloud was an integral part of successfully implementing S/4 HANA across their business and allows them to process huge amounts of data in real time; keeping them agile and ready to serve their customers. Read More...
Jan 22, 2019

IT security and data protection are your only ways to combat ransomware. In today's digital age, your data is the lifeblood of your organization. Don't fall victim to ransomware attacks that could threaten your business and customers. With Azure, identify new threats and respond quickly with services that are informed by real-...
Jan 22, 2019

With the world and nature of customer interactions changing rapidly, international law firm Taylor Wessing needs an IT solution that can keep up. With Azure cloud services, Taylor Wessing has the flexibility and speed they need to service customers. With advanced security benefits they can be sure their customer data will be s...
Jan 21, 2019

In a world of instant gratification, customers expect more from the businesses they patron. That's why you need a CRM solution that's more than just a CRM platform. You need an all-in-one business management solution to streamline and connect business processes with customer experience. It's the way of the future for a demandi...
Jan 21, 2019

With Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Marketing Cloud, 24 Hour Fitness helps engage with customers to give them the tools they need to stay focused on their fitness goals. With an in-depth customer data profile, they can tailor a customer's journey to ensure they receive the guidance and encouragement that keeps them coming ba...
Jan 15, 2019

To receive updates from Ataira Analytics Inc, and to learn more about how we can help with Microsoft 365, subscribe today! View: Don't miss another post from Ataira Analytics Inc
Jan 15, 2019

This graphic identifies common security weaknesses that make small businesses easy targets for cybercriminals and provides insight on how best to address them. View: Security - common mistakes
Jan 15, 2019

People need solutions that are easy to use and provide a great customer experience. Microsoft has made this a core tenant of solution usability. With products like Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, and SQL Server Analysis Services, Microsoft has created a data platform that allows them to collaborate and scale. Contact us t...
Jan 14, 2019

Microsoft has a number of products that evolve over time. SQL Server 2008 is no exception. That's why it's time to upgrade. With SQL Server 2017, you don't just get an update--you get in-memory performance across workloads, mission-critical high availability, end-to-end mobile BI, and in-database advanced analytics with securi...
Jan 14, 2019

Microsoft developed COSMIC (Customer Obsessed Solution Management and Incident Care) to help streamline the tasks required to complete a transaction. It provides a clear view of the case as it progresses and uses defined stages to show status from start to finish. It's one tool of many that your business can leverage with Micr...
Jan 14, 2019

Digital innovation has changed the landscape of every industry. With increased customer knowledge and commoditized products and services, businesses are focusing on customer experience to develop key differentiators from their competition. Microsoft Dynamics 365 enables consistent experiences across any combination of self- an...
Jan 08, 2019

As the rate of game-changing technological shifts continue to increase across multiple industries, compliance functions will need to reevaluate how they go about examining risk and implementing risk-management protocols. What should compliance functions be doing now to proactively adapt to this changing environment? And what c...
Jan 08, 2019

Marshall Public Schools are preparing their students for life after graduation using Windows 10 in S Mode. Students are able to gain valuable technological skills without requiring the school district to sacrifice security. Read More...
Jan 08, 2019

Cloud solutions are known for cutting costs and enabling innovation and agility, but not all cloud solutions are the same. This article discusses four of the fine print strategies you should consider when adopting a cloud solution. Read More...
Customer story: Coats
Jan 07, 2019

Coats, the world's leading industrial thread manufacturer, chose the Microsoft cloud in its strategy to modernize its business and data platforms. With a 250-year heritage, a global footprint, and 19,000 employees worldwide, secure, reliable, and progressive systems are a must. The company deployed cloud-based collaborati...
Jan 07, 2019

This article explores the role of technology in curating customer experience. In an era when customers often view businesses, products, and services as commodities, customer experience is becoming a key differentiator. Read More...
Customer story: Jumeirah Hotels
Jan 07, 2019

Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts--owners of some of the world's most luxurious hotels--has a reputation for delivering world-class hospitality. In their tradition of excellence, the company compiles data through its customer loyalty program to customize and deliver personalized messaging. This has resulted in nearly 50% customer...
Jan 03, 2019

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Jan 03, 2019

Watch Affinity Workforce tackle modern security challenges with ease, utilizing the integrated and user-friendly Microsoft 365. With the heavy lifting of security already done, companies can save money and employees can focus on getting straight to the task at hand. Read More...
Jan 02, 2019

Companies are generating an amazing amount of data, but do they know how to use it? Often, the answer is "not really." You need to leverage a solution that can help your employees understand what your data is telling them. With Microsoft Power BI, you have access to manipulate, learn from, and act on your data. Use Power BI to...
Jan 02, 2019

Data is an important part of any modern business. Why not use a data platform with intelligence and security already built in? Microsoft SQL Server 2017 provides extras without extra cost, along with best-in-class performance and flexibility for your on-premises needs. Contact Ataira Analytics Inc today to find out how we can ...
Jan 02, 2019

Digital transformation has reached every business, including Microsoft. With the change, Microsoft has undergone a revamp of their sales culture. With tools like Dynamics 365, Azure cloud solutions, and Office productivity, they've created a curated sales experience that eliminates hours of administrative processes to empower ...
Jan 02, 2019

How do you keep track of your customers? Microsoft Dynamics 365 is the next generation of intelligent business applications that enable your organization to grow, evolve, and transform. These applications unify CRM and ERP capabilities with purpose-built applications that work seamlessly together to help manage specific busine...
Dec 19, 2018

If you're not leveraging the power of a customer data platform, you might not truly understand your customers. With big data and a modern data platform, your business can drive customer experience to new heights. Azure is that modern data platform. With native AI--you can unlock insights faster from all your data, on-premises ...
Missing Children Society of Canada
Dec 18, 2018

Helping find children isn't an easy business, but Missing Children Society of Canada is using Microsoft Azure and Xamarin to leverage Canada's social networks to bring missing children home. Azure gives them the scale they need to optimize their use of social media and supports rapid scaling required to take on millions o...
Dec 18, 2018

Customer service has been around for a long time. But with new tech, customer service is changing rapidly. Microsoft Dynamics 365 has the capability to radically improve your customer service experience. Drive business results with next-generation, multi-channel applications that infuse artificial intelligence (AI), mixed real...
Customer story: Providence St. Joseph Health
Dec 18, 2018

Providence St. Joseph Health is moving beyond the typical call center to provide more personalized experiences for patients. Liaisons from its Patient & Provider Engagement Center are solving industry-wide challenges--creating more personalized patient experiences, better addressing patient needs, and helping patients acc...
Dec 18, 2018

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: "Cloud computing is foundational to enabling digital transformation for any organization." With an overhaul of their infrastructure, Microsoft is poised to deliver users to the intelligent edge. Learn more about the power and potential of intelligent cloud computing on this website. Read More...
Dec 17, 2018

Every business needs accurate outside perspectives and a holistic view of its business processes. And as you digitally transformation, you need to stay engaged to help your customers. Visit this website to learn how you can build a modern, connected business. Read More...
Dec 17, 2018

IT Showcase gives you a behind-the-curtain view of how Microsoft IT operates. Check out how you can achieve more using Microsoft 365. Read More...
Dec 11, 2018

Ever wonder how Microsoft does IT? IT Showcase provides an inside scoop on the world of Microsoft IT. With updates on when and how Microsoft develops new technology solutions and products, you'll have the details on what Microsoft is up to across its own enterprise environment. Read More...
Dec 11, 2018

In today's digital world, the future of successful modern businesses depends on our ability to embrace digital transformation and to change the way we think about ourselves and our businesses. View: Every company is a software company
Dec 11, 2018

When organizations integrate new tools and technologies, they may change in unexpected ways. Customers may also be affected, and they need to know the challenges they may face when adopting new technology. This article unpacks three steps to successful digital transformation and provides insights you can use to ease your custo...
Digital transformation with Microsoft
Dec 11, 2018

In this inspirational video, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discusses the role of technology in our lives and how people can use it to shape the future. Consider your own thoughts on technology in today's digitally transforming world and how it is impacting your customers.
Dec 10, 2018

It can be tough identifying ways to improve collaboration and efficiency in the workplace, especially for small to medium-sized businesses. Office 365 can help your business grow and collaborate with online file storage from OneDrive, so your team is always in sync and files are up to date. Ataira Analytics Inc knows this is a...
Leveling the playing field - Manurewa High School BYOD program
Dec 10, 2018

Manurewa High School incorporates tech into their curriculum. To give their teachers and student flexibility, Manurewa chose Office 365 to help them collaborate. With Office 365, Manurewa has the tools to bring students the best education possible. Imagine what it could do for you. Contact Ataira Analytics Inc to learn mo...
Dec 04, 2018

With increased productivity, engagement, and balance, telecommuting employees are reaping the benefits of modern technology. But having the right tools at their disposal is a concern. Office 365 is the familiar suite of products that enables connectivity in the modern mobile world. Customers, suppliers, and employees will feel...
Cerner adopts cloud-based hub for teamwork
Dec 04, 2018

Healthcare tech provider, Cerner, works to connect customers and their people wherever they are in the world. With the increasing number of organizations that employ a global workforce, tech that enables collaboration is a requirement to function as a team. That's why Cerner uses Office 365. With simultaneous document edi...
Dec 04, 2018

Forrester Consulting conducted a study to determine the ROI of deploying Microsoft Office 365, and the results may surprise you. The study determined that businesses could see an ROI of 154%, payback time of 5.1 months, and a net present value of over $100,000. That's a lot of savings. Contact Ataira Analytics Inc to see how w...
Dec 03, 2018

This infographic shows how four key pieces influence employees to create more and stronger work, stay with their organization longer, and win the best customers for the future. View:
Nov 27, 2018

Time is a precious commodity. Are you ensuring your team has the tools they need to eliminate time-wasting meetings? With Office 365, your team can reduce the time they need to collaborate, so your employees can focus on the things that matter most in your organization. Ataira Analytics Inc knows there's always a way to improv...
Nov 27, 2018

This infographic addressed industry treads related to collaborative workspaces as well as employees wanting a greater sense of purpose, and a deeper connection to their company's mission. Employees are asking for more touchdown spaces (instead of a traditional office) where they can easily interact and work with one another. T...
Nov 26, 2018

Think communication within your team could be better? Location, connectivity, and infrastructure all play a part in how efficiently your team communicates. Ataira Analytics Inc wants to help your team get the tools they need to communicate well. With Office 365, your employees can connect with the right people, share informati...
Family food business spices up operations, reduces new device implementation time by 50 percent
Nov 26, 2018

How does your business improve teamwork? Garner Foods integrates Office 365 so their employees and sales representatives all over the world have the tools they need to make the dream work. With Office 365 you can host online meetings with audio and video, screen sharing, and HD video conferencing. There's an unlimited amo...
Nov 20, 2018

Technology can help you increase sales, but at what cost? Improving customer experience is just as important for sales as any kind of transaction automation. Office 365 helps you simplify processes and increase your ability to engage customers, giving them a better experience. Ataira Analytics Inc knows that your business want...
London Midland Firstline Workers streamline operations and stay connected with Office 365
Nov 20, 2018

London Midland has a big responsibility. Keeping trains on time is a tough business, and they're using Office 365 to empower employees to reduce downtime, make better connections with customers, and ensure safe and reliable operations. Ataira Analytics Inc is ready to help your business incorporate these experience-enhanc...
Nov 19, 2018

While free email services abound, they lack the business-grade services and high-level security that a growing enterprise requires. This e-book, The True Cost of Free Email Service for Your Business, details the premium email services that Microsoft Office 365 delivers. Exchange Online provides anywhere access to email across ...
Nov 19, 2018

Infographic depicting how advanced security from Office 365 can be your best defense against an army of email virus strikes. View: Guarding Against Email Attacks
Nov 13, 2018

Your employees need the flexibility and support to work remotely. It's the reality of doing business today. Ataira Analytics Inc has a solution that can up your IT-infrastructure game. Office 365 combines the best-in-class apps--like Excel and Outlook--with powerful cloud services--like OneDrive and Microsoft Teams--so your te...
Nov 13, 2018

This infographic shows how digital leaders are staying ahead by building for digital. View: Building for digital: How digital leaders are staying ahead
Nov 12, 2018

Faster innovation and technology that enables 24/7 communication n on any device has driven an unprecedented demand for employee collaboration. In this article, you'll learn from thought leaders about the phenomenon collaborative overload and how businesses can use tools to enable efficient collaboration while cultivating a cu...
A Paperless Way of Working Dawns for Czech Water Engineering Services Leader
Nov 12, 2018

PAVELKA-VTP is a Czech family water engineering firm that found itself still working in paper operations despite 20 years of rapid growth. In the video, you'll learn how they were able to leverage Microsoft Dynamics and Office 365 to empower their highly-mobile engineer force with all of the data and solutions to complete...
Nov 06, 2018

It's time for you to create a tailored experience for your customers, and Ataira Analytics Inc wants to help you bring your clients the best experience possible. With Office 365, your files are stored online, so you can share them with anyone, even co-author, in real time. No matter where you or your customers are. For more in...
London College helps students and teachers collaborate and succeed with online tools
Nov 06, 2018

The City of Westminster College is connecting their 7,000 students with Office 365. With one click, anyone inside or outside their organization can join an online meeting from any device. Students can co-author presentations and documents and use whiteboards, polls, and built-in IM to foster teamwork. Connect your people ...
Nov 05, 2018

Worried that moving your small business to the cloud is going to be too complex? In the e-book, 9 Myths About Moving to the Cloud, you'll discover how Microsoft Office 365 and Azure can help simplify your infrastructure and the way your team collaborates, and more. So, contact Ataira Analytics Inc and let us help you put the r...
Nov 05, 2018

In the infographic, Maximize the Impact of Firstline Workers, you'll see how you can drive business by keeping this group digitally connected. View: Maximize the Impact of Firstline Workers
Oct 30, 2018

In today's intensely competitive marketplace, innovation is the key element that can set you apart. Since teams are often virtual, the most important move you can make is to facilitate their seamless collaboration. In the e-book, Innovation is a Team Sport, you'll see the multiple ways that Microsoft Office 365 ensures you're ...
Oct 30, 2018

Infographic, "How Small Businesses Can Safeguard Their Data" View: How Small Businesses Can Safeguard Their Data
Oct 29, 2018

The work tools of the future will need to be easy to use on smartphones and have integration built in from the start. In the article, "6 Trends for People in the Workforce," you'll learn how to empower the next generation of workers with collaboration tools that enable easy connectivity from anywhere. Let Ataira Analytics Inc ...
Lessons from a leader in classroom technology integration
Oct 29, 2018

Marshall public school district has always been progressive, and technology Is part of that. See how Microsoft Windows 10 in S mode has enabled thousands of staff and students to collaborate securely with Microsoft Office 365 on a public school budget.
Oct 23, 2018

In the modern workplace, true collaboration can be a complex endeavor. This article explores the latest collaboration technology as well as how employee sentiment and leadership behavior can help or hinder synergy. Read the article to discover how you can help capitalize on digital transformation to help drive teamwork, then c...
Surface Empowers Advanced Neurotechnology Solution
Oct 22, 2018

Zengar Institute Inc. is on a mission to relieve human suffering. After delivering NeurOptimal, an advanced brain-training product, to customers on desktop and laptop computers, they wanted to provide a better, more portable offering for people. Watch the video to see how Microsoft, and its partner CDW, helped Zengar dist...
Glassybaby Empowers Firstline Workers with Intuitive Microsoft Office 365 Scheduling
Oct 22, 2018

Glassybaby is a business born out of hope by a founder who survived cancer. The company wrestled with managing retail shift scheduling until they finally overcame their challenges with intuitive Microsoft Office 365 scheduling. By collaborating on scheduling in real time from anywhere at the touch of a button, the company...
Oct 16, 2018

As digital transformation redefines the workplace, you might have teams collaborating across buildings, cities, and even countries. In the Forbes report, The New Culture of Work: Don't Get Left Behind, discover how you can get ahead of workforce trends to securely drive team productivity and foster creativity. Then let Ataira ...
Oct 16, 2018

Now you can simplify IT, boost security and keep your mobile workforce collaborating with the latest from Windows 10 and Office 365--all with Microsoft 365 Business. This infographic lays out the benefits in numbers. Let Ataira Analytics Inc help set up your growing workforce for success with Microsoft solutions. View: Achiev...
Oct 16, 2018

Digital marketing can be a daunting prospect for many small business owners -- especially considering that your larger competitors may have entire digital marketing departments on the case. Even some email marketing services can be overwhelming, with dozens of templates making it confusing to know where to start or what to wri...
Oct 15, 2018

The cloud changes the way small businesses gets stuff done. Sign up for emails that keep you posted on how we can help your company grow. View: Don't Miss Another Post from Ataira Analytics Inc
Outlook Customer Manager - A complete view of your customer relationships
Oct 15, 2018

Track, organize and grow your customer relationships right within Outlook.
Oct 08, 2018

All too often in business, there is a gap between strategy and execution. In this Forrester blog post, you'll learn how digital leaders can reduce that gap and drive faster time-to-market by empowering autonomous teams and delegating decisions to those closest to customers. Contact Ataira Analytics Inc to find out how Microsof...
SLAM gets connected with Office 365
Oct 08, 2018

One of the largest providers of mental health services in the UK, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLAM), was working on an outdated platform that hindered productivity. See how migrating to Microsoft Office 365 in the Azure cloud allows clinicians to collaborate from anywhere, reduce administration time, a...
Oct 08, 2018

After outbidding Salesforce.com for LinkedIn 18 months ago, Microsoft has created powerful ways to combine LinkedIn sales tools and its 530 million members with Dynamics 365 SaaS apps for Sales and CRM, plus Office 365, to drive huge gains in sales productivity and overall digital transformation. Read More...
Office 365 Helps You Maintain & Grow Customer Relationships
Oct 08, 2018

In this clip, Ataira Analytics Inc examines how Outlook Customer Manager, a component of Office 365, helps small-business owners like Trevor Cressey maintain and grow their customer relationships. Trevor, whose Premier Water Removal service dries out flooded homes or businesses, depends on Outlook Customer Manager to trac...
Weathering the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma with Skype for Business
Oct 02, 2018

Kelly Roofing in Florida normally fields about 150 calls for estimates per week, but the week after Hurricane Irma, it fielded 26,000. They used Skype for Business to manage this influx of requests and ramp up their onboarding of new employees to meet the needs of their community. Watch this video and contact us to find o...
Oct 01, 2018

We work hard to bring our customers the latest innovations in productivity with Office 365 and related Microsoft services. At the same time, we understand that compliance with standards and regulations, and the ability to use integrated tools to help meet compliance needs, are imperative and unwavering requirements for our cus...
Infographic: Seriously Easy Compliance with Office 365
Oct 01, 2018

Got compliance? #Office365 protects your data--and your company's reputation--with adherence to 10 rigorous privacy-compliance standards.
Sep 25, 2018

GDPR compliance can be tricky. That's why we're committed to helping you find the tools to make the job a little easier. Think you need a large legal team? Microsoft will provide the contractual guarantees you need under the GDPR, making your job a lot less complicated. Less work for you on GDPR means your business can get bac...
Sep 25, 2018

Infographic shows how to classify, label and protect data to provide persistent protection View: How to provide persistent data protection on-premises and in the cloud
Managing GDPR with Microsoft Services, including Data Log Exports and the Right to be Forgotten
Sep 25, 2018

GDPR is just the beginning; digital regulations will continue to change. It's nice to have an IT platform and cloud services provider that helps keep you up to date with the latest changes in regulatory compliance. Microsoft 365 is constantly being updated and provides trusted support and functionality that thousands of b...
Office 365 Keeps Your Business Compliant - Around the Clock
Sep 25, 2018

In this video clip, Ataira Analytics Inc takes a look at how hard Microsoft Office 365 works to keep small-business owners like Trevor Cressey--whose Premier Water Removal service dries out flooded homes or businesses--protected and compliant. With adherence to standards like HIPAA, DPAS, FISMA, AND FERPA, plus more than ...
Sep 24, 2018

Office 365 is a global service and continuous compliance refers to our commitment to stay up to date with current standards and regulations. Read More...
Sep 18, 2018

Working under time constraints is something that every business must face. In those times, it's important to have an IT platform that can help keep your team on track. With powerful productivity and collaboration features, Office 365 is the platform IT pros trust to provide mobility to their organization. At Ataira Analytics ...
How the Lotus F1 Team uses Office 365
Sep 18, 2018

With speeds of over 200 mph and danger hiding behind every turn, the Lotus Formula 1 Team needs reliable IT infrastructure. Office 365 enables the Lotus Formula 1 Team to be mobile, either racing, testing, or managing team operations no matter where they are in the world. That's a huge advantage when wins are measured in ...
Sep 17, 2018

The cloud changes the way small businesses gets stuff done. Sign up for emails that keep you posted on how we can help your company grow. View: Don't Miss Another Post from Ataira Analytics Inc
Sep 11, 2018

The GDPR is a comprehensive set of rules designed to protect personal data. It's a responsibility that every company should already be doing. But to make compliance easier, Microsoft 365 has built-in GDPR compliance functions so you can protect your customers' data and still focus on providing them with exceptional service. Re...
Sep 11, 2018

This infographic shows the progression from cloud discovery to information and threat protection. View: How to gain visibility and control of data in cloud apps
Sep 10, 2018

With the new Compliance Manager from Microsoft, you can assess and manage your GDPR preparation for files stored in Office 365, file servers, and SharePoint on-premises across numerous file types and platforms. It's just one way that Microsoft is working to help you along your GDPR compliance journey. At Ataira Analytics Inc...
Professional Invoices with Office 365
Sep 10, 2018

Ataira Analytics Inc learns how Microsoft Office 365 helps Trevor Cressey, whose company, Premier Water Removal, provides emergency water-removal and flood-restoration services, put on a professional face to the world. With more than 100 customizable invoice templates included in Excel, Word, Access, and Publisher, Office...
Sep 10, 2018

Add-ons can supercharge your Office 365 productivity. Here are the eight you shouldn't try to live without. Read More...
Sep 04, 2018

Working as a team can be a difficult feat to achieve for any business, especially when it involves bringing together people who don't normally do so. But in order to succeed, you need everyone onboard, and this means giving them Office 365. With Office 365 you can connect better with customers and colleagues with a range of co...
Veriown Energy Uses Office 365 to Generate Business
Sep 04, 2018

Veriown Energy saved US$27,468 by reconfiguring their productivity platform. For a business of any size, it's important that you maximize the cloud platform that you use. With Microsoft Office 365, collaboration, agility, and mobility are easy. You can even change your productivity platform to suit your specific needs max...
Office 365 Empowers Premier Water Removal's Growth, and its Owner's Compassion
Sep 04, 2018

In this video, Ataira Analytics Inc explores how Microsoft Office 365 helps small-business owner Trevor Cressey--whose Premier Water Removal service dries out flooded homes or businesses--serve his customers and grow his company. Motivated by the compassion he learned at the Dream Center in Los Angeles, Trevor can "pay it...
Aug 28, 2018

Navigating toward GDPR compliance requires an approach that will allow you to get the most out of the process. The capabilities of Microsoft 365 can accelerate your journey to GDPR compliance. With a deep understanding of GDPR and its implications on organizations, Microsoft is set up to help you navigate the murky waters. Don...
Aug 28, 2018

This e-book addresses Microsoft's own journey to GDPR compliance. It shares their approach to global regulations and standards like the GDPR, what they've been doing to drive compliance within Microsoft, and key lessons learned along the way. This e-book will give you a window into the level of investment Microsoft has made. ...
Understanding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and your options with Microsoft 365
Aug 28, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) imposes new obligations on businesses in the EU that collect and analyze data tied to EU residents. Compliance with these new regulations can be confusing. That's why Microsoft has created a set of tools that make compliance easier. At Ataira Analytics Inc, we want to help wit...
Aug 28, 2018

In this white paper, you'll learn more about security and compliance in Office 365. When moving your organization to cloud services, security concerns add another layer of consideration; one of trust. You have to be able to trust your service provider with processing the data that you provide. Ataira Analytics Inc knows how im...
Microsoft is serious about security
Aug 27, 2018

Office 365 delivers multiple layers of security that work together to protect your data.
Aug 21, 2018

Team meetings can be a drag. Many times they don't seem to really be necessary. But how do you share thoughts and collaborate without being there in person? There's a lot of tech out there that allows you to video conference, but only Microsoft Office 365 gives you the collaboration, communication, and ability to share in the ...
Office 365 Customer Story GE powers its culture of curiosity with the Microsoft cloud
Aug 20, 2018

Collaboration and communication are the keys to any well-run business. With over 300,000 employees, GE knows all too well the challenges of such an endeavor. Thanks to Office 365, GE can focus on creativity instead of on the processes that drive it. With teams forming dynamically, GE employees now work together better to s...
Aug 20, 2018

Technology enables even the smallest business to create a global presence. Here are eight tips to put your company on top of the world. Read More...
Protect Your Business from Cyber-Attacks
Aug 20, 2018

Ataira Analytics Inc takes a probing look at how Microsoft Office 365 addresses the cyber-security concerns of small business owners like Bryce McDonald, whose company, Day1 Wake, delivers wakesurf boards to customers across the country. Bryce knows that, wherever he goes, Office 365 multi-layer security is working 24/7 t...
Aug 16, 2018

In this ebook, you'll learn seven ways Office 365 can help you improve communication and teamwork to make your business more effective, collaborative, and successful. View: New eBook from Ataira Analytics Inc
Aug 14, 2018

GDPR and international standards are making it more difficult for businesses of any size to keep up. Luckily, Ataira Analytics Inc and Microsoft are here to help. With built-in compliance tools in Microsoft 365, you can be sure you're meeting GDPR guidelines. At Ataira Analytics Inc, we have a vested interest in your success. ...
Aug 14, 2018

This GDPR compliance informational document will help partners learn how to assess and manage their compliance risk, protect their most important data, and streamline their reporting process. View: 3 steps to accelerate GDPR compliance in your organization
Introduction to GDPR with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
Aug 14, 2018

Your data is important. That's why it's imperative for you to trust the company that handles your data. Microsoft is dedicated to earning your trust and ensuring your data is private, compliant, and secure, and that you know exactly how and why your data is being collected and used. At Ataira Analytics Inc, we're commi...
Five Leadership Excuses for Communication Improvement
Aug 07, 2018

A breakdown in communication often means a lack of clear direction for employees. At Ataira Analytics Inc, we want to make sure your workers have the tech they need to clearly communicate. By integrating Office 365, you can connect better with customers and colleagues with a range of communication tools, from email and IM...
13 Security Solutions for Small Business
Aug 06, 2018

Ready to take a step toward cyber safety? Here's a collection of tools, services and other solutions to secure your business and prevent cyberattacks. Read More...
Your Data is Safe with Office 365
Aug 06, 2018

  In this video, Ataira Analytics Inc explores how Office 365 works overtime to safeguard the business data of entrepreneurs like Bryce McDonald, owner/operator of Day1 Wake, a company that makes wakesurf boards for customers around the world. While giving Bryce unprecedented freedom and flexibility, Office 365 provides...
Office 365 and Teamwork: Detroit Wallpaper Co
Jul 31, 2018

  You can't maximize your collaborative potential if you're tied to a desk. At Ataira Analytics Inc, we often see businesses that want to focus on increasing collaboration, yet they are using archaic communications tech. In any industry, you need the right tools to produce a superior product. And today, tech is a vital ...
5 ways to make Outlook work for you
Jul 24, 2018

This infographic details 5 ways to sign off, get attention, collaborate and more. These experiences are available in Outlook 2016 and Outlook for Office 365. View: 5 ways to make Outlook work for you
33 Ways to Use Technology In Your Small Business
Jul 23, 2018

Small business owners who use technology have an edge. These small business technology ideas will get you started on the path to productivity. Read More...
Experience a New Level of Freedom with Office 365
Jul 23, 2018

Ataira Analytics Inc takes a deeper look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps Bryce McDonald, a solo entrepreneur who runs DAY 1 Wake, a wakesurf board making business, scale his home-based business out to the world. Office 365 gives Bryce a new level of freedom that he didn't have previously because the cloud-based app lets...
Turbocharge Your Business Productivity
Jul 17, 2018

At Ataira Analytics Inc, we know that empowering your employees to collaborate is a challenge for many organizations. Every group has their own way of doing things, but there are few tools out there that allow you to work the way you want, so you can focus on what really matters. Office 365 provides an integrated solution...
Music x Technology: Childish Gambino
Jul 17, 2018

Childish Gambino wanted to create a virtual world that would blend the physical and digital and allow his fans to experience his world. With a team from Microsoft, Childish Gambino began work on PHAROS, a unique VR experience. It's this kind of innovation that drives businesses to greatness. That's why great businesses ch...
Office 365 E5​ | New Value for Enterprise Customer
Jul 10, 2018

This presentation is an overview of Microsoft 365 E5. It will allow you and your customers to take a closer look at E5 security and compliance capabilities that continue Microsoft's deep investments in security. View: Office 365 E5​ | New Value for Enterprise Customer
Could Your Business Survive the Next Hurricane Harvey?
Jul 09, 2018

Would your business have survived Hurricane Harvey or Irma? Take the time to craft a disaster plan that protects your employees, your data and your company's future. Read More...
Office 365 Helps One Man Scale His Brand
Jul 09, 2018

Ataira Analytics Inc takes a deeper look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps Bryce McDonald, a solo entrepreneur who runs DAY 1 Wake, a wakesurf board making business, scale his home-based business out to the world. Office 365 helps Bryce get the job done because it is always-up-to-date, letting him work easily and flexibly...
15 Ways Leaders Can Promote Creativity In The Workplace
Jul 03, 2018

At Ataira Analytics Inc, we know that fostering creativity is vital to your organization. It drives productivity and employee satisfaction while allowing your business to innovate and differentiate in new and exciting ways. Having the right tools to encourage creativity is just as important as the desire to promote it. Wi...
Football, Teamwork and Technology: California School for the Deaf
Jul 02, 2018

Good communication is vital for every organization. At Ataira Analytics Inc, we want you to have the best communication within your organization possible. At the California School for the Deaf, they use Microsoft Surface with Office 365 to review and create plays then disseminate them to the players. It's brought a new le...
Office 365 Spreads One Man's Love for the Lake to the World
Jul 02, 2018

In this video Ataira Analytics Inc takes a look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps solo entrepreneur Bryce McDonald tap into the power of the cloud to manage the vendor and customer relationships that help him scale his home-based wakesurf board making business, DAY 1 Wake, out to the world - without sacrificing the thing ...
Microsoft Office 2016 product guide
Jun 25, 2018

Ever wonder how you can get the most out of Office 365? At Ataira Analytics Inc, we know you're constantly looking to decrease friction within your organization. In many cases, the technology you already employ may be the answer. With an upgrade to Office 2016, your organization can benefit from a host of new and amazing ...
O365 cost-saving guidance for midsize companies
Jun 25, 2018

At Ataira Analytics Inc, we don't want you to be paying more than you have to for your IT solutions. That's why we offer Office 365 solutions that can save you significant sums of money each year. Starting with an average savings of $11,000 in hardware and software deployment costs annually, the amounts go up considera...
7 Game-Changing Collaboration Tools Your Team Needs Now
Jun 19, 2018

At Ataira Analytics Inc, we know that whiteboards, video conferencing, and AI are all drivers of collaboration in the modern workplace. Finding the right solution to provide these capabilities is another story. Luckily there's Office 365. With Skype, users can video conference and whiteboard, and with machine learning and...
Treating childhood blindness, halfway around the world
Jun 19, 2018

At Ataira Analytics Inc, we know how important productivity and collaboration are to your business. That's why we strive to bring you the best opportunities to integrate cost-saving, collaborative solutions to your organization. Doctors in LA are helping kids all over the world through their collaborative efforts with Sky...
Hey, You, Get Onto the Cloud
Jun 18, 2018

A surprisingly large number of small businesses haven't yet made the move to cloud computing. Here are 5 ways cloud storage can help your business grow. Read More...
Get 1 Terabyte of Data Storage with Office 365
Jun 18, 2018

Ataira Analytics Inc loves this new short clip from Microsoft. It highlights the incredible amount of secure data storage each license of Microsoft Office 365 provides through OneDrive for Business. One Terabyte to be exact! It's not just the amount of data storage that matters, but also its safety. With Office 365, small...
Today's Innovative Businesses: Focusing on What Matters Most Infographic
Jun 11, 2018

This infographic provides testimonials from six businesses about the amazing benefits of Office 365 and how they used it in their organizations. Use the infographic as a starting point to research case studies that you can use to decide if Office 365 is the right solution for your business. View: Today's Innovative Busine...
Bionic kids Office 365 and Limbitless are building mechanical limbs through collaboration
Jun 05, 2018

  Office 365 is bringing the technology of tomorrow to the creators of today. For any organization, collaboration is the key to success. It's certainly behind the success of The Limbitless Project that makes affordable 3D printed bionic limbs for kids. The Limbitless Project uses Office 365 to bring the necessary people...
Create a small business office that lets you work from anywhere
Jun 04, 2018

Creating a mobile office can boost your productivity, and help you work from anywhere. These tips will help you create a mobile office. Read More...
Keep Software Costs Down with Office 365
Jun 04, 2018

Ataira Analytics Inc takes a deeper look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps small business owner Scott Naucler keeps software costs down thanks to Office 365's low monthly subscription cost. One license of Office 365 is good for use on up to FIVE devices for a single user, which means that you can get more stuff done anywh...
Microsoft Office Made for Achieving
May 28, 2018

  Any organization that wants to achieve something that matters can't do it alone. In this video, Microsoft describes how it's reinventing productivity around people. Taking collaboration fueled by intelligence and the flexibility to work with anyone, anywhere to a whole new level. It's a premium connected experience...
12 Microsoft Power BI success stories
May 22, 2018

Microsoft Power BI provides organizations with self-service business intelligence tools that allow users to analyze, visualize and share data using the familiar Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Here are 12 success stories built on Power BI. Read More...
Office 365 Tip Creating Dashboards using PowerView
May 22, 2018

  Learn how to create a dashboard to visualize data insights and publish through Sharepoint.
Not sure collaboration is for you Here are 5 reasons to go for it
May 22, 2018

All small business owners should actively seek out collaboration opportunities in their businesses in order to become more successful. Here's why. Read More...
Do Great Work with Office 365, Even When There's No Internet
May 22, 2018

Ataira Analytics Inc takes a deeper look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps small business owner Scott Naucler and his three employees do their best work from anywhere - the office, a client site, or even 300 feet in the air atop a wind turbine. Office 365's AutoSave feature helps Turbine Test Services get the job done by ...
How to grant and restrict access to data
May 15, 2018

Using Power BI, customers can connect to hundreds of data sources, simplify data prep, and drive ad hoc analysis. Power BI even sends them alerts when data changes and lets users drill down for more details. Give your customers a winning edge by helping them squeeze more meaning out of their data. View: How to grant and ...
Why Does My Business Experience More Obstacles Than Others
May 11, 2018

Some entrepreneurs feel as if the universe is working against them. It's a phenomenon called the headwinds/tailwinds effect. Read More...
How technology is now empowering educators
May 10, 2018

This article takes a deep dive into how educators and institutions can align their edtech strategy to better connect and provide for their students. This call for digital transformation includes implementing digital textbooks and resources, offering multiple open online courses (MOOCs), and leveraging learning analytics to ...
Broadclyst School--Tracking Pupil Attainment
May 09, 2018

  This week, Ataira Analytics Inc looks at how Microsoft Office 365 helps the teachers at Broadclyst School gain insights and work collaboratively. They can share intelligence from test data, create and assign resources, mark up student assignments, and provide feedback to their pupils. This helps them save time, be ...
Office 365 Helps Small Business Do Big Work
May 07, 2018

Ataira Analytics Inc takes a deeper look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps small business owner Scott Naucler and his three employees work together across two states to maintain wind turbines across America's wind corridor. Office 365 helps Turbine Test Services get the job done because it is always-up-to-date, letting Tu...
Surface Integrated for Simplicity - Infographic
May 01, 2018

Take productivity to the next level. The Surface family of tools and devices empowers your customers with a game-changing software + hardware ecosystem to push the boundaries of their digital transformation. It's never been easier to sync with teams, meet deadlines, and keep projects on track, because the Surface family ex...
Data Analytics Around the World with Azure
Apr 30, 2018

Microsoft has announced over 600 new features and services on Azure this year, meaning you have a constantly evolving and robust support system in place for your data analysis needs, whatever they may be. Whatever form your data takes, Azure is there to help you innovate faster. View: Data Analytics Around the World with ...
Broadclyst School--Surface Hub Teamworking
Apr 25, 2018

This week, Ataira Analytics Inc takes a look at how the Microsoft Surface Hub and #Office365 help student teams at the Broadclyst School usher their innovative ideas to market in the Global Enterprise Challenge. With Microsoft tools supporting the process from start to finish, the Enterprise Challenge provides more than a...
Untangling airports using open source tools on Microsoft Azure
Apr 23, 2018

Scientists from the University of Stirling and University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom tackled the knotty problem of delays on airport taxiways, where...
Microsoft Practice Development Playbook Enterprise Mobility Security
Apr 19, 2018

Focused on Enterprise Mobility + Security? The goal of this playbook is to help our customers understand what they need to do to accelerate and optimize their EMS-focused practice. In this playbook, we'll point to resources that our customers should be aware of and provide valuable information on driving new revenue opportu...
Todays Innovative Businesses Focusing on What Matters Most Infographic
Apr 17, 2018

Innovation is the name of the game today. Why let redundant, repetitive tasks stand in the way when #Office365 provides business-process automation to handle them for you? Microsoft Forms lets your customers gather valuable information through surveys, quizzes, and polls. With Microsoft Flow, they can create automated workf...
Data Analytics Around the World with Azure - Infographic
Apr 17, 2018

Azure App Service allows you to quickly build, deploy, and scale enterprise-grade web, mobile, and API apps on any platform. Azure Active Directory ensures that you meet rigorous performance, scalability, security, and compliance requirements. With the ability to easily add SSL certificates, single sign-on verification, and...
How big data analytics provide personalized customer experience
Apr 13, 2018

Big data itself is a huge chunk of meaningless data, until it is analyzed and crunched into structured sets. Yet, the process of analyzing this meaningless data to reveal patterns, trends, and associations, especially relating to human behavior and interactions, could be the next gold mine for your company. It's no wonder t...
Broadclyst School--Online Dining
Apr 11, 2018

In this clip, Ataira Analytics Inc learns how Office 365 with Microsoft Forms supports high-tech consensus building in Broadclyst School's dining hall. By entering immediate feedback into a Forms survey after each meal, students provide data for Forms to analyze and deliver results that inform kitchen food orders and menu...
Predicting ocean chemistry using Microsoft Azure
Apr 09, 2018

  Taylor Shellfish, a company that farms oysters in ocean waters off the coast of Washington, uses Azure to provide them with insights into the chemical levels of the ocean to predict the needs of the upcoming season. Once the season starts, Azure helps them monitor massive amounts of incoming data, offering the abil...
Accelerate your business with the right online meeting solution - Infographic
Apr 05, 2018

Never underestimate the power of collaboration. When your customers can bring up to 250 participants together--with a single click, from any device--great ideas and winning strategies are the result. #Office365 features Skype for Business, a complete online meeting solution with audio, video, and web conferencing. Attendees...
10 Ways to Build a Strong Team
Mar 30, 2018

Learn about 10 strategies for improving communication across your teams. This infographic explains how open communication can improve company culture and competitiveness. Read More...
Realizing The Potential Of Big Data And Analytics
Mar 29, 2018

It's not what you know. It's what you do with what you know. That's something companies worldwide will be learning--for better or worse--in the coming year when it comes to big data. This article contains some tips as you assemble your strategic big data plan. Read More...
Broadclyst School--Communicating with Skype
Mar 28, 2018

  In this new clip, Ataira Analytics Inc. shows how Microsoft Office 365 with Skype for Business facilitates real-time communication and collaboration among student teams across geographies. Skype's video-conferencing and group-calling features support the Broadclyst School's curriculum and enhance pupil engagemen...
Intelligent cloud computing lifts villages out of water poverty
Mar 26, 2018

A research team is using Azure to track groundwater levels in impoverished communities by tracking the data from hand-pumped wells in the region to monitor aquifer health and devise ways to deliver improved well performance across the area. To handle data transmitted by multiple nodes, cloud-based computing is essential...
Office 365 Empowers a School to Take a Different Approach
Mar 26, 2018

  In this clip, Ataira Analytics Inc. takes a look at how technology is transforming learning and preparing students for the future at Broadclyst School. Microsoft Office 365 and devices form the foundation for a rich curriculum that teaches children important skills they'll need as they enter the workforce and move ...
Office 365 Propels Turbine Test Services to New Heights
Mar 23, 2018

In this video Ataira Analytics Inc. takes a look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps small business owner Scott Naucler and his three employees work better together - giving him time to pursue his passion for the wind, at work and in life. Contact us today to find out how we can help you do the same.
BI Collaboration for SharePoint Power BI Groups Video Demo
Jan 16, 2018

New version and pricing for +BI Collaboration! Automatically add all of your Power BI items in your work space and groups to your SharePoint lists Send notifications to your group and team members about dashboards, reports, and documents with state and priority Add tasks and follow up actions for your Power BI and document...
Power BI Premium Announces Support for Larger Datasets
Dec 18, 2017

Power BI Premium now supports datasets of up to 10gb, up from 1gb. The Power BI Premium large models documentation provides additional best practices and guidance for deploying models larger than 1 GB The Power BI Premium whitepaper provide a high-level overview of Power BI Premium and our vision The Power BI ...
7 Minute Read – Why You Should Be Using Static Pool Analysis for Performance Based Analytics
Nov 08, 2017

Static pool or “vintage” analysis has long been used by the financial services industry to evaluate lifetime losses of lending pools and provide, to an extent, the probability of future trends of expected losses. The term “vintage” is sometimes used as an analogy to the wine industry and the rating or quality of wines based ...
The Basics of Business Intelligence
Apr 14, 2017

What is Business Intelligence?  Business intelligence is the applied business and technical science of delivering data to decision makers that enables strategic and tactical decision making. In short, it delivers the right data to the right people at the right time. Business Intelligence is a cohesive prescriptive organ...
 7 Minute Read – Don’t Forget About the 5th Perspective in Your Balanced Scorecard
Apr 21, 2016

File these thoughts under another thing to keep business executives up at night. Are you tracking the right key performance indicators for your organization? We’re all familiar with the Balanced Scorecard introduced by Kaplan and Norton in the 90’s for tracking objectives. It is simply a tool used to evaluate, define, track ...
5 Challenges in Business Intelligence and How to Solve Them
Dec 22, 2015

Ever wondered what a well-planned and deployed business intelligence project can do for your business without all the challenges? By now if you’re not aggressively mining your data you’re not only leaving money on the table, you’re falling behind your competitors. Looking for basic aberrations and trends in data for sales, mar...
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