What are the strengths?
At BJSS, we’ve been able to experiment with early builds of Fabric, and we believe its strengths lie in its comprehensive suite of services covering the entire data analytics spectrum. The platform's simplicity in connecting data across different platforms, integration with Power BI, and the ability to cater to diverse user personas make it a robust solution for organisations seeking an integrated analytics environment.
What Do businesses need to consider if adopting fabric?
Early Adoption Challenges
Adopters should be prepared for potential challenges during the early phase, understanding that issues and limitations may be addressed in future updates as the platform evolves.
Microsoft Cloud Presence
Assess how Microsoft Fabric aligns with your existing Microsoft Cloud presence and usage of services like Power Platform or other Cloud data services.
Alignment with AI Goals
Consider how Microsoft Fabric’s capabilities can align with and support your organisation's AI goals.
Understand the pricing model of Microsoft Fabric, especially the introduction of Capacity Units, and how it may differ from traditional cloud pricing models.
Security and Compliance
Leverage enterprise-level features for security and compliance, ensuring governance and data control regardless of its location.
Ownership and Experience
Recognise the responsibilities for configuration and ownership, understanding that Microsoft may handle more configuration responsibilities as the provider.
Power BI Integration
Understand that Power BI serves as the foundation for Fabric visualisations, providing a seamless transition for existing Power BI users.
How BJSS Can Help
Now that Microsoft Fabric is available, organisations have the opportunity to reshape how they interact with their data. The platform's ability to streamline data analytics and AI capabilities makes it an exciting offering. Microsoft Fabric represents a significant step towards harnessing the power of data for resilient business transformation.
Careful planning and consideration of factors outlined above are essential for a successful adoption. BJSS can play a pivotal role in guiding organisations through the adoption of Microsoft Fabric. From setting up a roadmap to assisting with the engineering side and bringing in AI solutions, BJSS ensures organisations get the best out of the tooling and seamlessly integrate Fabric into their data analytics and AI strategies.
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