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Top Answer: Navigating through the data to make analysis is really quick.
Top Answer: I think the price is okay, of course it's always good to have a discount.
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Cognos TM1, IBM Cognos TM1
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Overview

Birst Networked BI and Analytics eliminates information silos. Decentralized users can augment the enterprise data model virtually, as opposed to physically, without compromising data governance.

A unified semantic layer maintains common definitions and key metrics.
Birst’s two-tier architecture aligns back-end sources with line-of-business or local data. Birst’s Automated Data Refinement extracts data from any source into a unified semantic layer. Users are enabled with self-service analytics through executive dashboards, reporting, visual discovery, mobile tools, and predictive analytics. Birst Open Client Interface also offers integration with Tableau, Excel and R.

Birst goes to market in two primary ways: as a direct sale, for enterprises using Birst on internal data to manage their business; and embedded, for companies who offer analytic products, by embedding and white-labeling Birst capabilities into their products.

Birst’s is packaged in 3 available formats: Platform and per-user fee; by Department or Business Unit; by end-customer (for embedded scenarios).

IBM Planning Analytics is an integrated planning solution that uses AI to automate planning, budgeting, and forecasting and drive more intelligent workflows.

Built on TM1, IBM’s powerful calculation engine, this enterprise performance management tool allows you to transcend the limits of manual planning and become the Analytics Hero your business needs. Quickly and easily drive faster, more accurate plans for FP&A, sales, supply chain and beyond.

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Sample Customers
Citrix Systems, Jive Software, SunnyD, Toshiba Medical Systems, Cisco OpenDNS, RB, Sunny D, Vertafore
ManpowerGroup, Convergys, AIG, Orchard Brands, Citibank, InterGen, Northwestern University, EF Education First, Ironside, Bazan Group, CSOB Insurance, Macquarie Group, Charles Stanley, SATO, Government of Sint Maarten, BMW Financial Services
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company25%
Retailer17%
Insurance Company8%
Computer Software Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company21%
Comms Service Provider15%
Media Company11%
Retailer6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider19%
Retailer9%
Manufacturing Company8%
Company Size
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise52%
REVIEWERS
Small Business54%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise23%
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Birst is ranked 20th in Reporting Tools while IBM Planning Analytics is ranked 5th in Business Performance Management with 3 reviews. Birst is rated 0.0, while IBM Planning Analytics is rated 6.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Planning Analytics writes "Quick data analysis, reliable, AI improvement needed". Birst is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau, Workday Prism Analytics and Amazon QuickSight, whereas IBM Planning Analytics is most compared with Microsoft BI, SAP Analytics Cloud, Tableau, Jedox and Oracle Essbase.

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