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MicroStrategy Analytics is a platform for Business Intelligence (BI) and self-service analytics. It enables organizations worldwide to analyze the vast amounts of data stored across their enterprises to make better business decisions. MicroStrategy currently has 3 versions: - MicroStrategy Analytics Enterprise: Enterprise-grade business intelligence - MicroStrategy Analytics Desktop: Free self-service visual analytics - MicroStrategy Analytics Express: Free cloud-based self-service visual analyticshttps://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/qq/iH/PZORMI8Q2P14.PNGMicrostrategy... The Macro Problem SolverThe Microstrategy web front end is easy to navigate which makes it even easier to train our users on. Microstrategy Visual Insight has added a new dimension to our content which allow for a story to be told about the data. Microstrategy Mobile allows our executive team to analyze key KPI's at the swipe of a finger.,I think that although Visual Insight is a new tool that it probably has the most upside to it. Adding features that are available on the Report Services side would be great for VI.,10,10,8Ground level perspective of MicroStrategyWe use MicroStrategy Analytics in many departments, the span of support goes from Business users to IT support. This tool is intended to be the "one stop shop" for all reporting needs. We are able to connect many different data sources which tend to be common in large companies. The current implementation met our needs in the past and we are adapting to use it better and more efficiently for future needs. I believe when configured correctly, this product can meet all requirements for our department and all other departments.,Extremely fast and reliable sql generation, report and document development. Flexibility and integration with nearly all data sources. Self reliant product, many out of the box products that allow easy maintenance, development, and monitoring. Cost of product is more reasonable than many other in its class. Reports and documents produced can be pixel perfect and allow for extremely custom dashboards and scorecards.,There are many tools and products in the whole Analytics suite, I find this cumbersome and would like to see all these tools brought together There is no version control built into the product. Versioning seems outdated and the principle way of handling versions is outdated and I think should be remodeled. To a new user, learning the entirety of all MicroStrategy products is difficult and can take a long time to adapt to.,9,,10,Our customers are mainly internal to the business having a user base in the hundreds. The types of users who are active with MicroStrategy range from business analysts to software developers.,10,7,10,Implemented in-house,Yes,As far as implementation of the infrastructure, there were not many. The most difficult part of implementation was collecting all required information to accurately depict the data model.,10,Online training Self-taught,10,This product is not easy to learn without training. I would not recommend a self taught approach. The classes are a bit expensive, however the time saved is worth it.,Yes,10,Yes,I received exceptional support when we had to change our entire data model and there were many concerns and questions I had with an upgrade path. The case was flagged by me as level 1 (highest) and I was contacted within minutes and given the solution within the hour.,Creating metrics and filters Creating a mobile application Creating dashboards Use Visual Insights,Understanding the core of the IServer The differences between MicroStrategy Web and MicroStrategy Developer. Some features exists in one and not the other.,Yes,7,10,10,10"Enterprise" BI in MicrostrategyStandard KPI reporting. Scheduled reporting. Simple dashboards. Easy report design and creation.,Discovery - visually dig through the raw data. Real-time updates. Connections to alternate data sources (APIs, local files). Limited visualizations. Built-in statistics and forecasting (lack of).,8,10,Increased efficiency through scheduled reporting. Decreased manual "massaging" of data through automated reporting. Standardized metrics across business verticals.,7May not be suitable for all audience!Designing of the Architecture Ability to create highly interactive dashboards Handle large amounts of data Compatible with most of the data sources,The development environment (Desktop) can be a little bit more intuitive. The UI is still more like 90s Ease of use for the end user to analyze data (ability to add comments/annotate) and share Include more informative and visually appealing visuals as well as widgets.,7,6,Access to accurate data in a timely fashion With the prompting feature, a given report can be run with over 1000s of different permutations and combinations to meet individual's needs ranging from a sales manager to a CEO Easy integration on MSTR reports with other web applications helps streamline our product offerings,6
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MicroStrategy Analytics
206 Ratings
Score 7.5 out of 101
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March 01, 2016

MicroStrategy Analytics: "Microstrategy... The Macro Problem Solver"

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I have attended many trainings offered by MicroStrategy; both distance and in-person training. I earned my CRD (Certified Report Developer) certification via the online training. I found the training to be well organized and concise. Overall I will definitely continue to increase my knowledge with MicroStrategy via the online training offering.
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April 08, 2015

MicroStrategy Analytics: "Ground level perspective of MicroStrategy"

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The MicroStrategy training is incredible, they have great online teachers. I was fortunate to be learning MicroStrategy while also implementing a project from scratch. This helped to solidify a lot of the concepts and be able to ask questions about real world problems in addition to class room exercises.
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May 11, 2015

MicroStrategy Analytics: ""Enterprise" BI in Microstrategy"

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MicroStrategy Analytics Review: "May not be suitable for all audience!"

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Feature Scorecard Summary

Pixel Perfect reports (17)
6.1
Customizable dashboards (16)
6.7
Report Formatting Templates (17)
6.1
Drill-down analysis (16)
8.6
Formatting capabilities (17)
7.6
Integration with R or other statistical packages (11)
5.9
Report sharing and collaboration (16)
8.7
Publish to Web (16)
7.8
Publish to PDF (16)
8.0
Report Versioning (13)
6.9
Report Delivery Scheduling (16)
7.8
Delivery to Remote Servers (1)
7
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.) (14)
7.6
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization (14)
7.2
Predictive Analytics (13)
7.3
Multi-User Support (named login) (13)
8.0
Role-Based Security Model (13)
8.1
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete) (13)
8.9
Single Sign-On (SSO) (2)
8.4
Responsive Design for Web Access (14)
7.6
Dedicated iOS Application (11)
8.0
Dedicated Android Application (9)
8.1
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile (14)
7.2
REST API (1)
8
Javascript API (2)
6.6
iFrames (1)
8
Java API (1)
8
Themeable User Interface (UI) (1)
8
Customizable Platform (Open Source) (2)
7.5

About MicroStrategy Analytics

The MicroStrategy platform differs somewhat from competing platforms in that it does not include a data warehouse.

The platform integrates with a wide range of third-party data warehouses however. MicroStrategy also built a free discovery/visualization tool called MicroStrategy Analytics Desktop, which is not completely integrated with the rest of the platform. MicroStrategy has strong mobile and cloud capabilities which are differentiators for the platform. MicroStrategy's cloud offerings are unique in that they host the software in their own data centers and allow customers to keep their data on-premise to alleviate security concerns. Analytics is a platform for Business Intelligence (BI) and self-service analytics. It enables organizations worldwide to analyze the vast amounts of data stored across their enterprises to make better business decisions.

MicroStrategy currently has 3 versions:

  • MicroStrategy Analytics Enterprise: Enterprise-grade business intelligence
  • MicroStrategy Analytics Desktop: Free self-service visual analytics
  • MicroStrategy Analytics Express: Free cloud-based self-service visual analytics

MicroStrategy Analytics Competitors

Pricing

Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
Entry-level set up fee?No
On-premise EditionPricing DetailsTerms
Desktop$600per named user
SaaS EditionPricing DetailsTerms
Web$600per named user
Web$300,000per CPU core
Mobile$600per named user
Mobile$300,000per CPU core

MicroStrategy Analytics Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise, SaaS
Operating Systems: Windows, Mac
Mobile Application:No