AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Canadian Productivity on the Rise, Is Your Team Contributing?

March 20, 2018
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Productivity can be tricky to measure; in fact, when asked to rate their own productivity, most workers scored themselves 11% more productive than their true measure. Luckily, we have professional researches who do this for a living and keep us honest. 

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Remember When? A brief history of Microsoft Windows.

March 19, 2018
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In 1985, VH1 made its broadcasting debut. The Coca-Cola Company introduces New Coke. And for the first time ever Microsoft released Windows.

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Is Having a High Performance Infrastructure a Priority?

March 14, 2018
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Would you like to run workloads more securely?  Does getting the most from your data intrigue you? Is having a high-performance infrastructure a priority for you? 

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The Business Benefits of BI Initiatives

March 8, 2018
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Like many companies, Canadian Brewhouse was inundated with data. They needed a more efficient way to manage their financial and social metrics, explore their data, and be quickly notified of issues. 

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Why is everyone talking about Architect as a Service?

March 6, 2018
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Have you ever dreamt of a world free of IT problems? A world where all IT infrastructure and planning were taken care of for you? A world where modernizing and securing your data was as easy as one, two, three? A world where planning, building and maintaining a sustainable IT architecture wasn’t overwhelming?  

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What Does It Take to Deliver Actionable Data Insights?

February 27, 2018
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Better decisions start with better business insights. But how do you gain deeper insights into your organization's data? That is the question that we set out to answer in our newest explainer video. 

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Microsoft 365: It's Something to be Excited About!

February 14, 2018
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As we explained in our previous blog, “Microsoft 365. What is it?," Microsoft 365 brings together Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility & Security.

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New Year, Healthy... Databases?

January 25, 2018
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It's January and everyone is talking about their new workouts, nutrition programs and resolutions to get or stay healthy. At AMTRA, our resolution was to improve our database health! It is that important!

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It's Not Just Us: Everyone Loves SQL Server

January 3, 2018
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There are two things that are true:

1.     At AMTRA we love data. However, if you are ever in a room with our data team, look out, that is what true passion looks like!

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SQL Server for Hybrid Database Deployments

November 30, 2017
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Recently, we have been talking a lot with clients and on our blog about modernizing your data platform. Inevitably, one of the conversations that accompanies a conversation about selecting the right database vendor for their business needs and a discussion around the merits of putting your database in the cloud vs keeping them on-premises.

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