Advanz Pharma Case Study


ADVANZ PHARMA is a progressive and dynamic company, that relies upon the skills of our high calibre teams. ADVANZ PHARMA seek to develop and attract the very best talent from across our industry and beyond.

ADVANZ PHARMA provides a unique culture and a collaborative and flexible working environment that aims to help our people operate at the very best of their ability.

Over the many years they have been supplying medicines, have built a commercial platform across over 90 countries, are the first pharma company in the world to achieve an ISO 37001 accreditation for their comprehensive compliance management system.

At ADVANZ PHARMA , they supply over 200 niche generic and established branded medicines in a number of key therapeutic areas – some of which are the fastest growing worldwide. These include Endocrinology, Ophthalmology, Urology, Anti- Invectives, Pain Management, Central Nervous System disorders and Intensive Care medicines.

The Challenge

ADVANZ PHARMA were in need of cloud-based BI services so they can do various data modelling , interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities with an interface simple enough for end users to create their own reports and dashboards . ADVANZ PHARMA was also looking for cloud-based BI services that offers data warehouse capabilities including data preparation, data discovery and interactive dashboards.

They were also researching an Windows-desktop-based application for PCs and desktops, primarily for designing and publishing reports to the Service and An On-Premises Reporting solution for that won’t or can’t store data in the cloud-based Service.


iFuture Technologies introduced ADVANZ PHARMA IT Team , the benefits and different features of Microsoft Power BI – Business Analytics. iFuture Technologies customized training on Microsoft Power BI – Business Analytics with major focus on Unlimited access to on-premise and in-cloud data Power BI collects and stores all their on-premise and cloud information in single, more centralized location so that they can access whenever and wherever as required. ADVANZ PHARMA can also leverage pre-packaged content packs and built-in connectors to streamline the importation of their data from solutions such as Marketo, Salesforce, Google Analytics, and many more.

iFuture Technologies training also focussed on Key components of the Power BI ecosystem which comprises of Power BI Desktop, Power BI Service, Power BI Gateway, Power BI Embedded, Power BI Report Server and Power BI Visuals Marketplace.

iFuture Technologies training also included Power BI Mobile Apps for Android and iOS devices, as well as for Windows phones and tablets.

Business Impact

Microsoft Power BI helped ADVANZ PHARMA business build a data-driven culture and drive analytics proficiency, Simplified answers to complex questions, Immediate and fruitful collaboration, Access to a robust collection of learning materials, Reasonable pricing, Unlimited connectivity.

It also dealt with Total Cost of Ownership – When combined with Azure Analytics, a large portion of their infrastructure is managed by Microsoft. This results in a lower cost of ownership. These cost savings are one of the reasons why customers like Fordham University are adopting Power BI and Azure.

Productivity – Power BI improves human productivity by bringing already familiar experiences from Office 365, Excel and PowerPoint. All these, in combination with Azure Analytics providing automated server management on behalf of IT staff greatly improves productivity.