Is your database healthy? The importance of a State of Health Check

Knowledge is power and proactively determining what’s causing problems in your system is integral to keeping your system functioning and keeping you in the driver’s seat. There are many reasons to perform a State of Health check, including:

       A Departure: Staff departs and takes key environmental knowledge with them.

       New Management or Staff: A "changing of the guard" occurs when management or new staff is added and you need to quickly collect and provide cross-environment information.

Today we’re examining a matchup between two of the top business intelligence tools, Tableau and Power BI. We care about data visualization because we as humans understand things best when they’re visually well descriptive and interesting. This extends to you, your clients, your boss or your coworkers – it doesn’t matter how good your data is if no one understands it. This is where Tableau and Power BI come in. 

Business intelligence tools are designed to help businesses understand all of their data by analyzing and presenting the raw data in actionable information that guides decision making. Choosing the right BI tools are vital to help leaders understand their business and pinpoint and effect change that will help their organization succeed and grow.

The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is a process that seeks to help developers produce the highest quality software with the lowest cost in the shortest time possible. SDLC is composed of a detailed plan for how to develop, alter, maintain and replace the software system. SDLC is important because it offers a basis for project planning, scheduling, estimating, and a framework for a standard set of activities and deliverables.