15 August 2014
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) said that Saudi Airlines has implemented a business intelligence solution that includes Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Power BI for Office 365, Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.
The combination of products serves to analyze, visualize and share data in a unified way, which allows the company to have better business visibility, more engaged employees, and projected savings ofms of dollars per year in the process.
Beginning in 2007, Saudi Airlines spent five years on a major overhaul of its IT infrastructure to automate and integrate the airline´s core planning, scheduling, marketing and sales. By working with Microsoft Consulting Services, Saudi Airlines was able to implement the foundation of its business intelligence solution in just 90 days. In addition, the airline is using a Windows 8.1 app to give a consolidated view of the data for its highly mobile workforce.
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