Business Intelligence and Analytics consultants

Improving Operational efficiency in companies' finance and CONTROLLING
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Our Services


Our consultants provide reporting, planning, and budgeting services. When we come in, you get full support from creating an initial plan to implementing solutions to everyday operations.

Solutions Integration

Our technical support and integration services allow quick transformation within a company. Our expertise enables integrations without having to cease ongoing services and quickly rolling out new projects.

Change Management

We enable organizational change through analytics-based solutions. Our consultants’ expertise in innovative tools helps to drive long-term sustainable changes.

Our Research and Articles

We focus on what matters in the operational day-to-day reality of finance & controlling departments.

We know what’s important in this business, because of extensive experience in management consulting and leading line management roles in global ICT companies.

Check out our latest articles:

Riding the Data Wave: Use Cases and Potential of Data Lake

In this article, we discuss the benefits of a data lake over a traditional warehouse. See how data lakes can make life easier during company mergers and acquisitions, help reduce storage costs, and get your business ready for the boom in AI applications that’s just around the corner.

Data warehouse vs data lake: choosing the right data storage

With the fast development of modern data storage solutions, two popular options have emerged: data warehouses and data lakes. While both store and manage large volumes of data, they differ in terms of structure, design, and use cases. In this article, we will explore the differences between the two storage solutions, as well as the scenarios in which one may be better than the other.

Maximizing profits in grocery retail with advanced analytics and organizational maturity

The grocery retail industry has come a long way in adopting advanced analytics to improve business performance and customer experience. However, there is still untapped potential in this field, especially for companies with high levels of organizational maturity.

BI trends in 2023

In this article, we look at the top 5 trends that experts forecast in the business intelligence (BI) field in 2023.

Where to store data: difference between database and data warehouse

Structured data is typically stored in databases and data warehouses. In this article, we discuss databases and data warehouses, and when you should use what.

ETL vs ELT: is market shifting toward ELT?

With the development of data lakes and ELT, some analysts began predicting the market’s shift from ETL toward ELT. In this article, we look at two data integration methods and discuss whether ELT will replace ETL.

Mercedes Deploys New Microsoft Data Platform to Improve Production

The German vehicle manufacturer will create MO360 Data Platform, a unified data platform on Microsoft Azure. The new platform will provide the ability to run artificial intelligence (AI) and perform advanced analytics.

Why migrate from on-premises environment to cloud

Although most companies keep their data in traditional on-premises environment, the cloud deployment rates are steadily rising. This has been especially true since the COVID-19 pandemic when more companies had begun to embrace the cloud.

Why Companies Still Choose Analysis Services Over Power BI Premium

In this article, we look at Power BI and AAS from the cooperation and teamwork point of view. With less technical differences between the two, the ease of work and individual company processes come to the forefront.

Planning Power BI Implementation Project

In this article, we will discuss the initial preparation stage of a Power BI implementation project. As in many other things in business, preparation is key to success. Let’s take a closer look.

How We Can Help

Does any of these issues sound familiar to you?

  • Slow and manual reporting
  • Getting sense into figures
  • Lack of focus in management reports
  • Planning process takes a lot of time and effort


Replacing the existing Excel hell of manual reports with lean reporting processes and tools, so you’re always on time

Business Intelligence

Harnessing the power of modern BI tools would allow you to focus on business problems and not data crunching


Focusing on what’s important for business during the planning process and efficiently communicating with business functions 


Getting your people trained on how to work with data and digital tools and help them to embrace the new corporate data culture principles 

Our Tools of Choice

Leading self-service business intelligence solution from Microsoft

  • #1 BI product on the market according to Gartner
  • Available as a cloud, on-premise, or hybrid solution
  • Offers unprecedented performance at highly competitive prices

Versatile planning and write-back solution for Power BI

  • Making Power BI a two-way road by enabling users to enter data into reports
  • Swiss-army knife powerful toolset for any write-back scenario
  • Extensive security and compliance rules
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deFacto Power Planning – a 100% Microsoft-based financial and operational planning solution

  • A fully integrated Corporate Performance Management solution
  • A single unified platform Integrated into Excel and Power BI
  • Provides unprecedented flexibility and ease of use for business users

Our Partners

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What Our Clients Say

We relied on Centida for our digital journey in our finance and performance functions. Thanks to their expertise and pro-active guidance, we achieved amazing results far above our initial expectations. They have guided us in the right direction and provided us with the necessary training, advice, and support.

Mathieu Chauchat

VP Finance, BuyIn

Centida helped out as a subject matter expert and provided very specific knowledge assets to breakdown ROCE in a manner so that a network planning engineer would understand his contribution to the overall value of the company. This has been done, like always expected and delivered from Centida, in quality, in time, in the budget, and a very professional manner. We’re looking forward to future collaborations together.

Patrick Braunschweig, FCCA

Managing Director, Horváth & Partners Middle East

Centida Services took charge of the development of our financial reporting solution allowing us to drop the response time performance by an impressive factor of 2x. Centida’s combined technical and business knowledge were key to boost our service and internal customer satisfaction.

Arnaud Thielly

Head of Business Profitability & Analysis, Orange Business Services

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