Data Architecture and Engineering
In a data-driven business world, smart decisions are essential. Companies are investing heavily in data visualization, analytics, AI, and machine learning. But data preparation, management, and delivery, which is often underestimated, can take up to 80% of a project. Often, companies don't have the necessary skills, and resources, and that's where 1stQuad can help.
In close partnership with technology experts, we offer comprehensive services to facilitate your data-driven transformation. We precisely adapt to your needs, including your current solutions, overall strategy, and goals. With our expertise, companies not only overcome data challenges, but also harness the full potential of their data to make informed decisions.
What We Do
In our modern digital landscape, data is at the heart of every organization. We are all about optimizing and managing this valuable resource. From database design to data integration to cloud data management, we offer a full range of services to ensure your data is used efficiently, securely, and in full alignment with your business goals.
Integrating essential data from various sources for advanced analytics and business intelligence, which includes data transformation (e.g., ELT/ETL) to align with the data model
DATABASE DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION
Assessing the appropriate database type (relational, NoSQL, etc.); designing and implementing it in accordance with the use case requirements
Modeling datasets to align their structure with work processes, internal organization, and other aspects of the enterprise's reality
DATA PIPELINE DEVELOPMENT
Ensuring efficient and secure data movement from sources to enable optimal utilization in specific use cases
Ensuring data quality, security, and organizational compliance through activities such as quality management, data privacy, data security, and regulatory adherence
Organizing and overseeing metadata associated with the company's data, which includes establishing data catalogs and monitoring and managing data provenance (data lineage)
DATA WAREHOUSING AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
Designing, implementing, and operating data warehouses (data lake, lake house), as well as business intelligence solutions
CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT
Designing, managing, and operating data applications on cloud platforms like Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud
Azure Cloud Platform
With the Azure Cloud Platform, we develop scalable applications capable of efficiently processing vast amounts of data and conducting advanced analytics. Our expertise includes:
Migrating legacy systems to the cloud
Implementing predictive analytics and intelligent automation
Conducting big data analytics and advanced reporting
Integrating IoT solutions into products or services
Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform
Thanks to Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform services, we can develop tailored solutions to meet your data analytics requirements. We leverage this platform to establish a robust data management foundation, ensuring seamless data flow and secure storage of your valuable information. Our expertise encompasses:
Azure Database services (e.g., Azure SQL, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Synapse Link, etc.).
Azure Analytics services (e.g., Azure Databricks, Azure Synapse Analytics, Microsoft Fabric, etc.).
AI & Machine Learning services (e.g., Azure ML, Azure AI).
Data Governance (Microsoft Purview)
Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform
At 1stQuad, we leverage ThoughtSpot, an advanced business intelligence platform. Through this technology, we develop solutions that empower your employees to directly access data, pose inquiries, and derive valuable insights, all without requiring deep technical expertise. Our expertise includes:
Conducting ad-hoc analysis on extensive datasets using natural language input for searching.
Automatically visualizing answers.
Employing AI to assist in identifying relevant data points within your dataset, such as statistical outliers, correlations, and other anomalies.
Integrating these functionalities into other critical applications
Microsoft Power Platform
With the Microsoft Power Platform, we create business applications that don't necessitate complex programming. We move beyond mere data pipeline and database design. Instead, we cultivate data-driven ecosystems that facilitate efficient data management. From extraction and transformation to visualization and analysis, we convert your data into valuable assets. Our expertise encompasses:
Developing custom Power Apps
Integrating and managing data
Implementing artificial intelligence and chatbots
At 1stQuad, regardless of the size or complexity of your project, we have the necessary resources and partners. ur nearshoring team, strategically located in Eastern European countries, is composed of highly skilled developers and software development experts. Through reverse outsourcing and local expertise, we offer customized solutions and cost optimization, all while upholding high-quality standards.
Expertise in Nearshoring
Our partnership with BI4ALL, experts in Data Strategy, Big Data, Analytics, and AI, broadens our technology portfolio. This includes established cloud platforms like AWS and Google Cloud, advanced data processing tools like Databricks and Snowflake, and flexible data integration solutions like Fivetran and Matillion. With this comprehensive range of options, you have the flexibility to choose the perfect tools to meet your unique requirements.
Expanded Technology Offering
Our on-site Solution Architects offer comprehensive support and address all issues directly at your location. They craft tailored solutions, bridge the gap between business and IT, and ensure successful project outcomes, all while maximizing customer satisfaction.