Information is power but an abundance of data is of little use if it is scattered across desktops, schools, campuses, and formats, especially if you can’t easily retrieve or consolidate it. To improve your business results, you need the ability to analyze diverse information sets, regardless of where they originate.
Fortunately, there’s a more straightforward solution for containing data proliferation and for resolving your other information management challenges. Consolidating information in a data warehouse based on the Microsoft data platform helps academic institutions:
- Manage information in its many forms including documents, images, videos, sensor data, and more.
- Access information where it’s useful from desktops to mobile devices.
- Share information with the people who need it both within and across organizations.
- Secure information for different uses in day-to-day and net-centric operations.
The Microsoft data platform provides a complete solution for storing, managing, and governing data, along with a rich set of services for interacting with information, including search, queries, data analysis, reporting, integration, and synchronization. With the solution in place, you can find information, make it available as insight, and use it to support decision-making and operations, thanks to core capabilities that include: