Tag: Azure

Brand and Campaign Management analysis with Twitter data in 60 minutes?

August 24, 2018

Garry Farrell – Managing Consultant – Altis Consulting Have you ever wondered whether your tweets on Twitter are having an impact on your followers and clients?  If you have, the good news is that Microsoft has created an easy to use template to help you get your Twitter analysis up and running in just one

Azure Data Factory Templates with Data Lake

August 16, 2018

Altis have been working on a number of projects to assist our customers move their data and analytics workloads to the Azure Cloud.  In this blog, James Mitchell from our Canberra office shares some project details and insights into one of these successful projects, where we established a new data warehouse environment in Microsoft Azure

Can you tell the difference

August 7, 2018

Developing a mobile-based computer vision prototype for seed classification by Jarred Wynan and Martyn Upton, consultants in our Canberra office. We were recently asked to work on a short project to develop a proof of concept using Microsoft’s cognitive services to identify species of seeds using a mobile phone and its built-in camera capabilities.  As daunting as this sounds, within

Powering modern analytics with Power Bi

July 27, 2018

By Khai Tan, Managing Consultant Altis recently assisted  BAI Communications (BAI) in Australia with the implementation of their new Reporting and Analytics Platform. On the new platform, we delivered their first Power BI dashboard to monitor Digital Television (DTV) service performance at all Broadcast Australia (a BAI communications company) tower sites. Information is presented using ArcGIS maps

Fast Track Your Azure Data Factory v2 ETL Development

July 5, 2018

By Dawie Kruger, Azure Practice Lead, Australia   In my previous blog Using SSIS within Azure Data Factory v2, we looked at using the Azure Data Factory SSIS Runtime and how the Altis ETL Jumpstart Kit was easily ported to run in the new environment. In this blog I will take you through some new

Using SSIS within Azure Data Factory V2  

January 30, 2018

Dawie Kruger recently led a data warehousing project, that was implemented using all Azure PaaS components. Azure Data Factory version 2 was used to transform data from the on-premises data sources into to Azure SQL DB, and in this blog Dawie reviews the new SSIS functionality in Azure Data Factory.  Overview  SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) has been the ETL tool provided with SQL Server