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TimeXtender And The Modern Data Estate

In the age of data-driven decision making, having access to a modern data estate has become a cornerstone of successful business operations. With its expansive capabilities, such an estate can overcome the limitations of traditional data warehouses, and can bring enhanced data management, governance, and integration to your company.

However, in order to take advantage of these benefits you first have to create that modern data estate, which means you’ll likely need the help of proven business intelligence software. One platform that definitely fits that description is TimeXtender, a leading Business Intelligence (or ‘BI’) tool powered by Microsoft Azure, and the TouchstoneBI team’s preferred platform.

In this blog, we will outline what a modern data estate is and how TimeXtender can help you build one., We’ll also take a look at the support which Touchstone Business Intelligence is able to offer to our customers, but if you’d prefer to have more personalised advice that’s tailored to the unique circumstances of your business, we absolutely can provide that – all you have to do is contact us.

With all of that said, let’s start looking at how TimeXtender can help you build a modern data estate

What A Modern Data Estate Looks Like

The modern data estate is a comprehensive solution that manages all types of corporate data. It transcends the limitations of traditional data warehouses, providing a more flexible and scalable solution. It is designed to scale and adapt as businesses grow and what they need from their data evolves. Because of this, once established modern data estates allow companies to extract value from their data both today and in the future.

TimeXtender’s Role in Data Management and Governance

TimeXtender’s robust data management and governance capabilities make it a perfect fit for a modern data estate. It allows for the automation of data lineage, documentation, and quality assurance, which helps the businesses using it to maintain data integrity and traceability.

TimeXtender’s Data Integration Storage Capabilities

Data integration and storage are critical aspects of a modern data estate. TimeXtender provides a platform that can seamlessly integrate data from various sources, enabling your business to access a unified view of their data. Additionally, TimeXtender’s automated data storage solution ensures efficient data warehousing – taken together, these two functionalities deliver a robust data acquisition and storage solution.

TimeXtender’s Role in Data Analytics and Insight Reporting

In the modern business environment one of the most powerful features of a data estate is its ability to transform data into actionable insights. TimeXtender excels in this aspect, offering advanced analytics capabilities which allow businesses to gather, analyse, and visualise data thoroughly, thereby also facilitating the use of data-driven decision-making processes.

TimeXtender Approach to Data Security and Privacy

Data security and privacy are paramount in the modern data estate. TimeXtender addresses these concerns with robust security measures which ensure that your business’ sensitive data is kept safe from unauthorised access and other cyber threats. It shouldn’t be forgotten however that such measures don’t only keep your data safe, it also allows people to put more trust in the integrity of that data, and more faith in the data itself.

Using TimeXtender with Machine Learning and Big Data

As organisations increasingly turn to Big Data and Machine Learning for advanced analytics, TimeXtender becomes an even more valuable ally. This is because the platform can handle large data volumes and a wide range of data types, but also because it supports the integration of machine learning models – enhancing predictive analytics capabilities as a result of that support.

How Touchstone Business Intelligence Can Help

With a wealth of experience in designing and implementing BI solutions, and a clear focus on the implementation and use of TimeXtender Touchstone Business Intelligence is your perfect partner if you’re looking for a BI solution centred around TimeXtender, or another Microsoft Azure-based platform. For more information on how we can help your business in this area, click the links included in this blog, or contact us today for more information.


By harnessing the capabilities of TimeXtender and using it to create a modern data estate, businesses can not only manage their data efficiently but also transform it into actionable insights with ease. TimeXtender therefore has the ability to be a vital part of your business intelligence setup, and if you want that to be the case then partnering with Touchstone Business Intelligence and making use of the immense expertise of our team is a definite positive step towards implementing a modern data estate, and gaining a competitive edge in today’s data-driven world.

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