Grist vs. Orbit Reporting and Analytics

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Grist
Score 9.9 out of 10
N/A
Grist combines the capabilities of spreadsheets, databases and app builders. Using a familiar spreadsheet interface, information can be organized as a relational database, and dashboards built using drag-and-drop. Solving spreadsheet problems Ensures data is well-structured and stored in one place with no duplication, no spreadsheet-wrangling, no merging documents. Collaboration on sensitive data Data is protected…
$8
per month per user
Orbit Reporting and Analytics
Score 6.0 out of 10
N/A
Orbit Reporting + Analytics is a self-service reporting and BI solution for all ERP, Custom and Cloud applications from the company of the same name in Alpharetta. Orbit integrates with ERP and key business applications, providing access to real-time data from all data sources -- empowering business users to build interactive reports, charts, and dashboards.N/A
Pricing
GristOrbit Reporting and Analytics
Editions & Modules
Pro
$8
per month per user
Enterprise
Contact Sales
No answers on this topic
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
GristOrbit Reporting and Analytics
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
GristOrbit Reporting and Analytics
BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Grist
-
Ratings
Orbit Reporting and Analytics
5.7
2 Ratings
35% below category average
Pixel Perfect reports00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Customizable dashboards00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates00 Ratings5.02 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Grist
-
Ratings
Orbit Reporting and Analytics
6.5
2 Ratings
21% below category average
Drill-down analysis00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Formatting capabilities00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
Grist
-
Ratings
Orbit Reporting and Analytics
6.0
2 Ratings
33% below category average
Publish to Web00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Publish to PDF00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Report Versioning00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Delivery to Remote Servers00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
Grist
-
Ratings
Orbit Reporting and Analytics
6.7
2 Ratings
18% below category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Predictive Analytics00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
Grist
-
Ratings
Orbit Reporting and Analytics
5.8
2 Ratings
38% below category average
Multi-User Support (named login)00 Ratings5.02 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)00 Ratings5.02 Ratings
Single Sign-On (SSO)00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
Grist
-
Ratings
Orbit Reporting and Analytics
7.0
2 Ratings
13% below category average
Responsive Design for Web Access00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Mobile Application00 Ratings5.02 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding
Comparison of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding features of Product A and Product B
Grist
-
Ratings
Orbit Reporting and Analytics
6.0
2 Ratings
27% below category average
REST API00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Javascript API00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
iFrames00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Java API00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Themeable User Interface (UI)00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
Customizable Platform (Open Source)00 Ratings6.02 Ratings
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User Ratings
GristOrbit Reporting and Analytics
Likelihood to Recommend
9.9
(2 ratings)
6.0
(2 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
3.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
GristOrbit Reporting and Analytics
Likelihood to Recommend
Grist Labs
This is well suited to someone (or a team) who are technically minded and have a dataset that they need to be able to use in many ways. It's less appropriate for a team who isn't technically minded and/or don't have the data they need to manipulate. It would be useful for things that you could use a database or spreadsheet for such as CRM, Advertising database, Business tracking, Health tracking etc.
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Orbit Reporting + Analytics
It is very good for analytics and performs precisely well under the feature of data reporting. The gigantic amount of data that can be fed into the system and can be read and understood well, and also analytics can be performed well under the tools that the platform presents. Overall it is a decent product.
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Pros
Grist Labs
  • Provides amazing customer service, help, examples, and explains what they are having you do
  • The layout is easy
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Orbit Reporting + Analytics
  • User-Friendly
  • Results-Driven
  • Aesthetically Pleasing
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Cons
Grist Labs
  • Making the user permissions more obvious on how to use them - They are highly adaptable, but hard to understand how to use them
  • Small changes such as auto colouring the choices/toggles options and being able to edit them once set.
  • Being able to copy the formatting from one column to the next
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Orbit Reporting + Analytics
  • Sometimes it becomes difficult as to how to go about a particular function
  • Lagging
  • Unclear User Interface
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Usability
Grist Labs
No answers on this topic
Orbit Reporting + Analytics
ORBIT is so incredibly user-friendly. It makes things so much easier and it makes them go so much quicker.
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Support Rating
Grist Labs
No answers on this topic
Orbit Reporting + Analytics
I never had a chance to work with the support team for Orbit Reporting and Analytics, hence cannot really comment here.
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Alternatives Considered
Grist Labs
Grist is easier to use, faster, and loads quicker with heavy data.
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Orbit Reporting + Analytics
It provides a wide range of functionalities that are absent in the other platform. There are a large number of customizable services offered. It is very user-friendly and output-driven which makes it easier to interpret. It also supports ad-hoc reporting and data stories in an easier manner and format which makes it easier to use for users who are just beginners.
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Return on Investment
Grist Labs
  • It's saved a lot of time in both creating an advertising database and managing it week to week effectively. I had previously created in others that haven't worked, and this does, saving me a good 1 hour weekly, and 5 hours or more each time I had problems with the last ones
  • Being able to stay on track with this has meant I'm following up at the right time (advertisers) and keeping a professional manner and not losing business due to missed communication
  • Saving me $ from buying a program like Access (or Airtable monthly) and then the learning curve that that has. This has a much easier learning curve to say the least.
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Orbit Reporting + Analytics
  • Good reporting
  • Better Analytics
  • Enhanced decision making abilities
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ScreenShots

Grist Screenshots

Screenshot of the drag and drop dashboard editor used to build layouts.Screenshot of the custom user permissions that determine who can see what, down to each column and row.Screenshot of dynamic charts and reports that update with the click of a mouse.Screenshot of Grist's formula support for Excel-like functions or Python formulas. Technical users can drill into database structure in code view.