Unifying Data Sources in a Modern Data Platform

Overview

One of the largest crane, rigging and equipment hauling companies in the construction industry needed to unify disparate data sources across their many branches. Tallan leveraged DPi30, a Microsoft funded Data Platform in 30 days engagement for a three-phased approach that effectively transitioned the organization to an Azure environmentIn just 30 days, we pulled GPS data from their fleet of trucks into a modern data platformand enabled the customer to find ways to drive analytics and better support both their drivers and customers in terms of more efficient delivery and tracking.  

Industry

Construction

Annual Revenue

$76.2 Million

Company Size

600+

Technology

Data, AI

Informing Better Analytics.
Initiated
a Thorough Assessment of the Existing Environment
  • After carefully analyzing the relevant data sources and goals we determined what systems were integral to the success of this project.
  • Relevant systems included job scheduling, automation and data modeling tools.  
A Cloud-based Landing Zone Establishes Long Lasting Dependability.
Data
Does the Heavy Lifting
  • A Landing Zone was deployed to govern the appropriate Azure Data Services. 
  • After being integrated successfully, a smooth hand-off was made to the customer that included education on Governance best practices and knowledge share the new architecture.  
Data-driven Scheduling and Dispatching.
Enhanced
Transparency and Insights
  • The new platform uses Event Hub to provide speeding alerts based on truck location. Power Apps were developed and incorporated to support structure, while Power BI was implemented to support reporting needs.
  • For future scaling of this solution in Azure, the customer is planning to bring additional data sources into their Data Warehouse beyond the GPS system used by their fleets.
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