Review: Birst brings DIY to BI

With straightforward data access, automated modeling, and easy reporting tools, cloud-based Birst Enterprise is the data warehouse for the rest of us

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At a Glance
  • Birst Enterprise Edition 5.13

    InfoWorld Rating

    Cloud-based Birst really does bring advanced analytics to business users.

Birst Enterprise Edition

We're all aware knowledge is power and time is money. But for many of us -- particularly small businesses and departments without dedicated IT support -- the leap from static reports of yesterday's news to deep, analysis-driven insight might as well be a leap across the Grand Canyon.

Birst helps fill that analytics gap with a cloud-based BI suite, Birst Enterprise Edition. With Birst you really can create data warehouses in the cloud in minutes, slice your data into multidimensional drill paths, and display actionable reports and browser-based KPI dashboards with ease.

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The simplicity of Birst stands in contrast to competitors such as GoodData. Although GoodData's developer-centric IDE delivers powerful features for data massaging and transformation capabilities, the power comes at the expense of complexity.

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