The Challenge

  • Improve ability to support deep analysis of complex academic and operational data to enable more high-quality public charter networks to grow nationally
  • Update data systems to manage expansion in types and sources of information
  • Increase accessibility to data across the organization
  • Simplify reporting, shifting from manual data analysis to streamlined, automated systems
  • Connect with a technology partner to transform existing systems for long-term growth and performance, without adding outside consulting requirements

The Solution

  • Leverage the competence of a proven Microsoft partner for effective support of Office 365,, and Microsoft Power BI
  • Capitalize on Azure as an integrated platform and data repository
  • Establish a platform for seamless data management including visualization tools
  • Create a self-service data environment, with companywide accessibility to reporting and analysis

The Benefit

  • Close partnership created a strong pattern of knowledge transfer and training
  • Ready-made reports simplified and accelerated use of the new system
  • Comprehensive modernization of data management has transformed data access, reporting and visualization from manual operations to fast, automated processes
  • New efficiencies enable faster and more sophisticated segmentation in data reporting
  • Organization is now a more responsive entity with access to deeper data insights