Results for Power BI, SQL Server, and Custom Software Development

FirstLight Analytics, LLC was founded by Brent Lightsey in 2017. Here are some of the business results Brent has achieved with analytics.

Current Projects

Customer: Oil & Gas Accounting Software with 200+ Customers

Building interactive, visual dashboard into popular oil & gas accounting software to increase sales for client and improve customer satisfaction of client’s customers.

Past Projects

Employer: National Retailer with $14B in Revenue and 400+ Locations

Supported sales growth by visualizing customer buying behavior. This enabled the sales team to target sales efforts. Created reports as marketing collateral for sales team to use in customer meetings. Served as team lead, data architect, requirements analytst, and sometimes developer.

Sped delivery of data across organization by designing data architecture based on SAP HANA, Microsoft SQL Server, and Tableau. Created internal self-service reporting user community that included training, documentation, and cross-department meetups.

Employer: Fortune 500 Independent E&P Company

Planned SAP BI implementation through blueprint and technical architecture phases. Reduced cost by clarifying BI strategy and maximizing strengths of internal team members and minimizing reliance on external contractors.

Built a data warehouse, cube, and web-based dashboard for vertically-integrated Oilfield Services company. Saved cost by reducing time spent gathering data from 7 disconnected operational systems. Found efficiencies by improving awareness of company’s operational and financial performance.

Assisted Treasury department to avoid cash shortages, reduce bank fees, and improve credit utilization by visualizing cash positions and combining external data such as LIBOR rates and commodity prices.

Technology Expertise

  • Microsoft SQL Server (13 years)
  • C# (13 years)
  • HTML (11 years)
  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (9 years)
  • Data and Analytics (9 years)
  • Data Warehousing (5 years)
  • Javascript (5 years)
  • Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (2 years)
  • SAP HANA (2 years)
  • SAP BW (2 years)
  • SAP BusinessObjects (2 years)
  • SAP Lumira (2 years)
  • Tableau (2 years)

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Brent Lightsey, Founder