Who should use Birst?
The shared network of analytics offered by Birst delivers agility for business users while maintaining IT governed oversight. The tool focuses on solving one of the biggest challenges in data analytics, which is establishing trust in data from several different sources within the enterprise.
- Collaborative workspace makes it easy to share data
- Great customer support
- Easily integrate/implement into existing sites
- Visualizer and designer tools provide the ability for custom reports
- Setting up a report and drilling across to the desired view can take a while
- Users say it is fairly expensive
- Can take a long time to load if it is a big data set
- Tedious to update all different instances
- Steep learning curve
Birst offers a free trial of its tool. You will need to contact the company, however, for price details.