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Business Intelligence Consulting

Business Intelligence Consulting

Business Intelligence Consulting you can really benefit from

Do you want to understand your business performance better?

Would you like to make confident decisions based on reliable data?

Are you looking to turn your data into insights and actions?

If you answered yes to any of these questions. Then you need business intelligence consulting from Select Distinct.

We are a UK based BI consulting company. 

And we are passionate about helping our clients use data to achieve their business goals

Business Intelligence Support

Expert business intelligence support. Contact us for a free consultation and a no-obligation quote.

Business Intelligence Support

We offer a range of services that can help you

  • Build dashboards that show you the key metrics and trends that matter to your business
 
  • Analyse your data and find out the root causes, opportunities, and risks that affect your performance
 
  • Recommend the best actions and strategies to improve your results and reach your objectives
 
We work with you to understand your needs, challenges, and goals. We use the latest tools and technologies to deliver solutions that are tailored to your specific situation. We ensure that your data is accurate, consistent, and secure. We provide you with clear and concise reports that you can trust and act on.

Unlock the power of your data with Select Distinct Consulting Services

We are business intelligence consultants who help businesses to make informed decisions. Helping you unlock the power of data.

Gain insights and techniques

Our business intelligence experts work with your team. Sharing the benefit of their experience, helping them on the learning journey.

Your team gain valuable insights and techniques to scale up your business reporting .

Work with your existing systems

We understand that each business has unique needs. And we tailor our consulting services to suit you. We work with your existing systems to ensure maximum efficiency and best results.

You keep the value of your existing data management and reporting assets. Whilst making improvements along the way

Data-driven strategy

We help you develop an effective data-driven strategy. This can help you identify opportunities, risks, and areas of improvement. And to make better decisions for your business. By focusing on finding actionable insights you can see quick returns on investment

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Our Expertise

Our business intelligence consultants have extensive experience. With expertise in various domains and industries. These include finance, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and more. We can help you with:

  • Data strategy and governance:

    • We can help you define and implement a data strategy. To align with your business objectives and vision. We can also help you establish and enforce data quality standards. With policies, and procedures to ensure your data is accurate, consistent, and secure.

  • Data integration and warehousing:

    • We can help you design and build a data warehouse. This consolidates and organises your data from various sources and systems. We can also help you integrate and transform your data. Using the best practices and tools for data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL).

  • Data analysis and reporting:

    • We can help you analyse and interpret your data. Using advanced statistical and analytical techniques. Our consultants help you create and deliver interactive and engaging reports. And dashboards that visualise your data and provide actionable insights.

  • Data science:

    • We can help you leverage the power of data science. To discover hidden patterns, trends, and opportunities in your data. We can also help you develop and deploy predictive models. And algorithms that can enhance your decision making and optimise your business processes.

Technologies

We use the latest and most innovative technologies and tools. Our business intelligence solutions generally work with the leading products on the market. Some of the primary technologies and tools we use are:

  • Microsoft Power BI:

    • A powerful and user-friendly business intelligence platform. Power BI enables you to connect, analyse, and visualise your data. Power BI can help you create stunning reports and dashboards. These can be easily shared and accessed across devices and platforms.

  • Qlik:

    • A leading business intelligence and data analytics platform. Qlik offers a unique and intuitive way of exploring and understanding your data. Qlik can help you uncover insights and connections that you might otherwise miss. And empower you to make data-driven decisions faster and easier.

  • Tableau:

    • A market-leading business intelligence and data visualisation platform. Tableau helps you turn your data into beautiful and interactive visualisations. Tableau can help you tell compelling stories with your data and inspire action and change.

  • SQL Server:

    • A relational database management system. SQL Server provides a robust and scalable platform for storing, managing, and accessing your data. SQL Server can help you ensure the performance, security, and availability of your data.

We help you design, implement and optimize data-driven solutions that empower your decision making and drive business growth

  • Our business intelligence experts work closely with your team to give them the benefit of their experience,  bringing them on the learning journey. 
  • Your team gain valuable insights and techniques to scale up your business reporting confidently

    Our Consultancy approach

Business Intelligence Consulting Process

Business Intelligence Consulting

Initial Meeting

We gain an outline understanding of your business processes. Understanding your current data utilisation and begin to form a business intelligence strategy. We consider what your data collection and data analysis will be. And we allow for the ad hoc analysis needs that other consulting firms tend to miss out

Top Level Plan

We enhance this outline and map the data together. To form a top level plan, with important areas of priority planned in first. We further define your requirements to deliver a data strategy in line with your KPIs and objectives

Develop Your Solution

Following the strategy, we begin to develop the priority areas for your business. We work as close as possible with your team. Bringing them on the journey with us and gearing up their knowledge. All in readiness for them to be able to fully support day to day operations

Training and Handover

When we get to the point of handover. We focus more on making sure that any knowledge gaps in your teams are addressed. And clear documentation is provided and hosted on your systems

Ongoing Support

We provide a range of on going support options to ensure longer term success

Schedule an exploratory call

FREE initial call to discuss your requirements

Features and Benefits

Our bi consultants help to define a proper business intelligence strategy to unlock the value hidden in your data. Identifying how you will acquire, transform and analyse the data. To present back to the wider business through your business intelligence tools

Our Key Strengths

  • Customized solutions tailored to your needs and goals

  • Expert guidance from experienced bi consultants

  • Flexible consultancy packages, with hybrid onsite or remote options

  • Proven to deliver actionable insights, not just more reports

Simon Harrison Founder of Select Distinct Limited and a business intelligence expert
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Customer Testimonials

We can put you in touch with our happy customers who have found our Business Intelligence Consulting really valuable

Not content with showing you irrelevant case studies. We prefer to refer you to happy customers that we have helped that had a similar situation to you

Some examples of Our Work

We have examples from Wholesale, Retail, Facilities Management, Security, Sport, Food Manufacturing and much more

Frequently Asked Questions

How do we get started?

We recommend starting with an initial FREE call to explore what the best options are for you. Rather than one solution fits all we like to learn about your needs and current capabilities and then work the best way for you

How long does it take?

Getting the best from your business intelligence should be part of your overall business strategy. We can help with reviewing your strategy through to implementation and training. From long term projects where me maintain regular touch points and help you on your journey, through to short specific projects we can support anything in between, from 5 days to 12 months +

Which Business Intelligence Tools do you work with?

Our core focus in on market leading products such as Power BI, Tableau, Qlik and Google Looker Studio (Google Data Studio). We do also work with other tools from time to time

Which data sources can you work with?

Anything from raw text files, spreadsheets, JSON through to SQL databases and on to integrations with back end systems using API connections

Do you offer Business Intelligence training?

We find that the best training is when the training material is using your company data as context is very important in business intelligence. We prefer to help you create tailored content for your users using your business data

From beginners through to more advanced techniques we have delivered training. But one of our more popular options is our Power BI mentoring where we have regular touch points. These help your users solve their reporting challenges with our remote support support

This one to one mentoring helps our BI consultant to really understand your needs and help to develop your skills

Find out more here

Power BI Mentoring

 

What size of project do you undertake?

 From the simple, can you help with this dashboard?.

To can you  teach us how to apply a specific technique. Through to a strategic review of your business reporting, we have the depth of knowledge to support you as you need. 

Variety in our service offering makes the projects enjoyable and varied

Our experience in Retail

Simon Harrison Founder of Select Distinct Limited and a business intelligence expert

Simon Harrison ACMA our founder has 28 years of experience in retail

10 years at Sports Direct, starting as a finance manager. Promoted through to the senior management team as the Head of Operational Finance and Analytics. Working with board members to deliver strategic financial planning for Sales, Margins, Inventory cover. Responsible for the alignment of departmental budgets to the headline company budgets

Simon built a team of analysts, based upon a core skillset of either commercial finance or technical analytics. His role included the leadership of the team of analysts across the business, with representation within functional departments including Buying, Merchandising, E-Commerce, Marketing, and Finance. Fostering knowledge transfer and sharing of best practices.
The aim was to drive confident decision-making as widely as possible, by becoming a data-driven organisation. 

 

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Simon began his career at Wm Morrisons Supermarkets, starting as a student working part time and then pursuing a career in Finance. Simon spent 10 years in Senior Management heading up finance in a £300m food manufacturing subsidiary. With responsibilities for systems implementation of finance and ERP systems

Coming from a shop floor background Simon used his experience to enhance his effectiveness in leadership positions. Able to understand how changes to product and processes would flow through to the customer experience

Since moving into the consulting industry Simon has worked with a number of retail clients

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“I am finding these sessions invaluable and learning a lot.  The Managing Director and many others in the company are loving the results too”

We deliver high-quality and cost-effective business intelligence solutions that meet your needs
 
We work with you to understand your business challenges and opportunities.
 
Then, we provide you with tailored solutions that can help you achieve your outcomes.
 
Interested in our business intelligence consulting services?
 
Please contact us today to discuss your requirements and get a free quote. We look forward to hearing from you and working with you.

 

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