Category Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft increases productivity and protects assets with OneDrive for Business

Losing data because a device goes down is not an option. Cloud solutions like OneDrive for business can help you keep your data backed up and protected. With features like SSL encryption and the ability to set expiration dates on certain permissions, your data will be taken care of. Integrating new cloud solutions is tough for any business. That’s why we’re here to take care of you.

Adopting new solutions can be challenging, getting the right help isn’t. At Bitscape, we know how to get you up and running with a new cloud solution fast. Contact us today to find out how we can help.

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THE MICROSOFT DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION SERIES Part 2: Engaging Customers

Customer engagement in the digital age provides amazing new opportunities to develop customer loyalty. Show your customers what they mean to your organization by constantly driving the differentiation, specialization, and expertise of your business and make sure your customer’s needs are met. Ensure your customer’s success and realize the rewards. Contact Bitscape to find out how we can help you integrate a digital solution for engaging with your customers today.

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Microsoft SQL Server 2019

With SQL Server 2008 coming to the end of its life cycle this summer, it’s time to modernize your data platform to Microsoft SQL Server 2019. Power your organization by providing a data hub that you can use to access data sources from across your entire data estate through a consistent interface. If you want a hand in making the transition, you know we are always here to help. Contact us for more information on the benefits and specifics on how to upgrade to SQL Server 2019 today.

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Three steps to a new paradigm for azure disaster recovery and backup

Ransomware is putting entire systems at risk. You can’t afford to let that happen to your business. Prevent attacks by taking a proactive approach. With Azure Backup, protect your on-premises virtual machines, physical servers, and files to Azure. With your data in Azure, you have the flexibility to restore your data to a specific period in time to keep your business moving.

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Customer story: Maersk


You can’t do everything on your own. Having a team of professionals with in-depth experience can revolutionize your business. Since integrating with Microsoft Services, Maersk, a logistics company and global container shipping leader, has dramatically reduced their time to market and improved their performance and reduced their operational risk.

Contact us to learn more about how to ensure your greatest assets–your people–have the right tools to propel your business to success.

Customer Story: 24 Hour Fitness

With Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Marketing Cloud, 24 Hour Fitness helps engage with customers to give them the tools they need to stay focused on their fitness goals. With an in-depth customer data profile, they can tailor a customer’s journey to ensure they receive the guidance and encouragement that keeps them coming back for more.

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Bitscape Customer Story: Essentra PLC digitally transforms multiple operations and gains critical insights

Industry: Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals | Oil and Gas  |Media Entertainment | Retail Government

Products/Solutions: SharePoint Online | Microsoft Power BI | MS Flow |  Graph API | SQL SSRS | Power Platform

Solution Summary:

Essentra PLC digitally transforms multiple operations and gains critical insights thanks to Power BI, Flow, graph API and Microsoft software as service cloud.

Essentra is a leading global provider of essential components and solutions with four global divisions: Components, Packaging, Filters and Specialist Components. Every day Essentra produce and distribute millions of small but essential components and their international network extends to 33 countries and includes 45 principal manufacturing facilities, 30 sales and distribution operations and 4 research & development centers.

With more than 5000+ Office 365 users on Microsoft Cloud platform it partnered with Bitscape to work and leverage the platform to help them implement strategic transformation for various operations and insights needed by their strategic business units.

With the help of power platform and Microsoft O365 platform, Bitscape created multiple transformational solutions for them which included Capex Approval system, commercial system, Power BI Dashboard for Mattec System (3rd Party Manufacturing Execution system), compliance, risk mitigation and specific to business processes systems.

Challenge

  • Data maintained and used in MS excel and it was not manageable.
  • No tracking of approvals.
  • Do not get the live status of the Request i.e. Capex, Invoice Status, Payment Status, production reports.
  • Lack of tracking for the approvers comments as well as status.
  • No insights to Management for overall status of production of materials
  • Lack of tracking for the Action owners and their comments as well as status.

Solution Strategy:

  • Live tracking of Capex status as well as their approvers status and comments.
  • Dashboards for Admin/Approver/Requestor.
  • Power BI reports for admin.
  • PDF conversion of Approved capex
  • Live tracking of Commercial request (CAPEX to Invoice realised) status as well as their approvers status and comments.
  • Role based Dashboards i.e. Admin/ Approver/Requestor.
  • PDF conversion of Approved request (Capex / PO / Invoice)

Results:

The transformation helped Essentra to manage key actions from meetings, projects, incidents, audits and monitor quality control. It provided real time visibility and status for every action within the organization or the strategic business unit along with critical insights reports for production.

 

Industry: Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals | Oil and Gas |Media Entertainment | Retail Government Products/Solutions: SharePoint Online | Microsoft Power BI | MS Flow | Graph API | SQL SSRS | PowerPlatfrom Solution Summary Essentra PLC digitally transforms multiple operations and gains critical insights thanks to Power BI, Flow, graph API and Microsoft software as service cloud. Essentra is a leading global provider of essential components and solutions with four global divisions: Components, Packaging, Filters and Specialist Components. Every day Essentra produce and distribute millions of small but essential components and their international network extends to 33 countries and includes 45 principal manufacturing facilities, 30 sales and distribution operations and 4 research & development centers. With more than 5000+ Office 365 users on Microsoft Cloud platform it partnered with Bitscape to work and leverage the platform to help them implement strategic transformation for various operations and insights needed by their strategic business units. With the help of power platform and Microsoft O365 platform, Bitscape created multiple transformational solutions for them which included Capex Approval system, commercial system, Power BI Dashboard for Mattec System (3rd Party Manufacturing Execution system), compliance, risk mitigation and specific to business processes systems. Challenge • Data maintained and used in MS excel and it was not manageable. • No tracking of approvals. • Do not get the live status of the Request i.e. Capex, Invoice Status, Payment Status, production reports. • Lack of tracking for the approvers comments as well as status. • No insights to Management for overall status of production of materials • Lack of tracking for the Action owners and their comments as well as status. Solution Strategy • Live tracking of Capex status as well as their approvers status and comments. • Dashboards for Admin/Approver/Requestor. • Power BI reports for admin. • PDF conversion of Approved capex • Live tracking of Commercial request (CAPEX to Invoice realised) status as well as their approvers status and comments. • Role based Dashboards i.e. Admin/ Approver/Requestor. • PDF conversion of Approved request (Capex / PO / Invoice) Results The transformation helped Essentra to manage key actions from meetings, projects, incidents, audits and monitor quality control. It provided real time visibility and status for every action within the organization or the strategic business unit along with critical insights reports for production. “We started reaping benefit of the Microsoft platform to transform our operations and strategic business units. The Power BI and Flow really helped us explore further. The folks at Bitscape are very knowledgeable and continue to add value to our journey of exploiting full features of Microsoft cloud and business platform.” - Harsha Venkatrao – Global Head of Custom and Enterprise Solutions – Essentra