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Jaya Bhardwaj
Real User
Senior Software Engineer at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 08 2017

What do you think of Birst?

What is most valuable?: Birst admin is a great module which helps standardize data to a gold standard. We are able to integrate very quickly and get new data elements into the model. • How has it helped my organization?: Our organization is helping a cancer hospital bring insight from their data. We work on highly regulated PHI data. • What needs improvement?: I would want to see some improvement in the user management module. User management should be designed to do some bulk operations from UI. • For how long have I used the solution?: We have been using Birst for the last three years. • What was my experience with deployment of the solution?: We have not encountered any deployment issues. We were able to set up standard deployment and upgrade processes with the...
Rick Hutchinson
Real User
Product Manager at a tech vendor
May 08 2017

What is most valuable?

The dashboards and Visualizer are the most valuable features.

How has it helped my organization?

Birst has made it easier for us to provide embedded data visualization tools to our customers.

What needs improvement?

The administration module was built using flash. It is clunky and outdated. By “clunky” I mean that it sometimes becomes confused and throw an error when I’m making a change. To... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We previously used a different solution. The solution we used was outdated and when we decided to upgrade, we shopped around to find the best solution available for our needs.
John Laws
Real User
Manager Data Services at a logistics company with 201-500 employees
May 08 2017

What is most valuable?

ETL process is excellent as well as the admin tools to set it up. Creation of the meta-data layer has been well thought... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Prior to using Birst, Apex did not have BI readily available to the customers. Now we have three tool sets, each... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see stronger in-built permissions capabilities. Everything we need to do can be done and passed to the... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Birst is a reasonably priced tool with a wide array of capabilities. Make sure you understand the depth and breadth of... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We did not previously use a different solution. This is the first venture into BI for Apex. In the past, the customers... more»

What other advice do I have?

Fantastic user community. We use it daily for advice or to offer advice. Birst employees regularly add information,... more»

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