What is our primary use case?
We are VAR/integration/development partner for our customers. Multi-dimensional analysis of financial and services data for financial institutions (including banks), telecom, and healthcare. For some financial institutions, we do some mining and machine learning scenarios.
We also combine cube manipulations on mobile devices, like tablet and smartphone, using Power BI.
We have worked with Microsoft Analysis Services from SQL Server 7.0 and with the Analytics Platform System from beginning.
How has it helped my organization?
We help customers in many ways from customized analysis for detection of anomalies in tax, operations, customer relationship, and marketing campaigns, etc. We also use mining and ML to helping them discover trends, which provides useful information based on their business.
What is most valuable?
It is closely integrated with other products in the MS portfolio.
What needs improvement?
Hybrid environments are complex to manage. We need to support customers frequently, even when they have done many training classes to ensure technology transfer.
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Reseller.
Mar 14 2018