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Score 8.1 out of 101

Board

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Score 8.2 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

9 Spokes

Good for letting your investors, employees and others know at a glance how your company is doing. The interface is clean and organized well. I just wish more of the app's functionality was available for testing and implementation. "Coming soon" is not really encouraging when we already have been waiting for a year or more.
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Board

  1. BOARD is amazing for Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting.
  2. Implementing and managing scenario based calculations.
  3. Quick and easy to manage dashboards.
  4. Web and mobile capabilities.
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Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

9 Spokes
9.0
Board
7.2
Customizable dashboards
9 Spokes
9.0
Board
7.7
Pixel Perfect reports
9 Spokes
Board
6.9
Report Formatting Templates
9 Spokes
Board
6.9

Ad-hoc Reporting

9 Spokes
7.0
Board
7.1
Drill-down analysis
9 Spokes
7.0
Board
8.0
Formatting capabilities
9 Spokes
Board
7.1
Integration with R or other statistical packages
9 Spokes
Board
5.8
Report sharing and collaboration
9 Spokes
Board
7.4

Data Discovery and Visualization

9 Spokes
10.0
Board
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
9 Spokes
10.0
Board

Access Control and Security

9 Spokes
9.0
Board
Multi-User Support (named login)
9 Spokes
9.0
Board

Mobile Capabilities

9 Spokes
8.0
Board
6.2
Responsive Design for Web Access
9 Spokes
6.0
Board
6.6
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
9 Spokes
10.0
Board
6.6
Dedicated iOS Application
9 Spokes
Board
5.8
Dedicated Android Application
9 Spokes
Board
5.8

Report Output and Scheduling

9 Spokes
Board
7.1
Publish to Web
9 Spokes
Board
6.9
Publish to PDF
9 Spokes
Board
7.1
Report Versioning
9 Spokes
Board
7.1
Report Delivery Scheduling
9 Spokes
Board
7.0

Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting

9 Spokes
Board
8.7
Long-term financial planning
9 Spokes
Board
9.1
Financial budgeting
9 Spokes
Board
8.6
Forecasting
9 Spokes
Board
9.1
Scenario modeling
9 Spokes
Board
8.2
Management reporting
9 Spokes
Board
8.6

Consolidation and Close

9 Spokes
Board
8.4
Financial data consolidation
9 Spokes
Board
9.0
Journal entries and reports
9 Spokes
Board
9.0
Multi-currency management
9 Spokes
Board
9.0
Intercompany Eliminations
9 Spokes
Board
9.0
Minority Ownership
9 Spokes
Board
9.0
Local and consolidated reporting
9 Spokes
Board
7.0
Detailed Audit Trails
9 Spokes
Board
7.0

FInancial Reporting and Compliance

9 Spokes
Board
8.8
Financial Statement Reporting
9 Spokes
Board
9.0
Management Reporting
9 Spokes
Board
9.0
Excel-based Reporting
9 Spokes
Board
8.6
Automated board and financial reporting
9 Spokes
Board
8.1
XBRL support for regulatory filing
9 Spokes
Board
9.0

Analytics

9 Spokes
Board
8.6
Personalized dashboards
9 Spokes
Board
8.5
Color-coded scorecards
9 Spokes
Board
8.5
KPIs
9 Spokes
Board
8.2
Cost and profitability analysis
9 Spokes
Board
9.0
Key Performance Indicator setting
9 Spokes
Board
9.0

Integration

9 Spokes
Board
8.5
Flat file integration
9 Spokes
Board
9.0
Excel data integration
9 Spokes
Board
8.6
Direct links to 3rd-party data sources
9 Spokes
Board
7.9

Pros

9 Spokes

  • Grouping several apps in one place for easy viewing.
  • Clean dashboard interface that looks uncluttered when viewing several apps at once.
  • Setting up the apps is a breeze when the platform supports them.
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Board

  • One purchase many uses - By buying BOARD once, we can use it throughout the company for a variety of purposes. As more staff become familiar with it, they are starting to use it on their own, wherever they see a fit for it.
  • No programming - There is no need to understand any programming language. Everything is visual and easy to follow.
  • Mature product - BOARD has many well-respected brands using it already. We didn't want to be the first ones to try something new.
  • Easy drilling - Drilling is an out of the box feature. I don't need to setup anything special to see the details behind a given report.
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Cons

9 Spokes

  • Integration with apps that are listed. Some of them are not supported yet and it seems the wait is taking longer than I'd like.
  • iPhone support. It would be nice to have this in the app store. Not available as of 04/25/2018.
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Board

  • We have limited staff and training has been very limited. During the time of installation the City was going through financial troubles and many of the training times were cancelled due to mandated meetings and training. Better user manuals would be helpful
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Likelihood to Renew

9 Spokes

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Board

Board 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Board Business Intelligence is an integral part of our process.
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Support

9 Spokes

9 Spokes 5.0
Based on 1 answer
Support was helpful in the beginning but no longer needed because I didn't use the software as much. The experience that I did have with support was very friendly but not enough to give a good review. If the support team was called for initial setup, video chat or messenger app was used.
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Board

No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

9 Spokes

I actually chose QuickBooks (currently using) and Method (used for a month) before deciding that 9 Spokes is just good for looking at a few apps in one place. I'll keep checking back with them to see if they have improved. I wouldn't be surprised if 9 Spokes improves their product within the next 6-12 months.
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Board

We used Talentia for 2 years for yearly budget and forecast but is not possible to make drillable reports, it is not possible to plan in split & splat mode, it is not possible to retrieve data in a fast way as BOARD assure, it is not possible to modelize by scenarios and, above all, without a consultant is not possible to be independent in terms of maintenance and development.
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Return on Investment

9 Spokes

No answers on this topic

Board

  • Has helped us save time in monthly close, due to the fact that we can now report in the platform rather than Excel.
  • Allows our business partners to get real time analytics to make actionable decisions.
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Pricing Details

9 Spokes

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details
9 Spokes is free to use - that’s joining, using the smart dashboard and connecting your apps to it. You'll only pay for any new apps you decide to purchase, but you can trial most of the app recommendations for free! If you want to purchase an app, we'll direct you to the app's website so you can sign up with them. If you sign up to a plan, you'll pay the apps directly and then you can connect the app to your dashboard.

Board

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

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