Compare Birst vs. Qlik Sense

Birst is ranked 11th in Embedded BI Tools while Qlik Sense is ranked 1st in Embedded BI Tools with 36 reviews. Birst is rated 0, while Qlik Sense is rated 8.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Qlik Sense writes "Easy to use for sales and margin reporting in a retail setting". Birst is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau and IBM Planning Analytics, whereas Qlik Sense is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI and ELK Kibana.
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Qlik Sense and its pricing model can follow any scalability.QlikSense offers a Hybrid environment architecture, which is very cost effective based on where the enterprise data resides.Licensing can start to get expensive, but compared to other tools in this space it is about average.Licensing is quite good, easy, but slightly expensive.Costs are a little high on the license/token side. However, if you look at the TCO, it is not too bad, particularly against Power BI.Know your needs when going into the purchasing decision.The costs can initially become quite high. Make sure you have a clear understanding of who will truly use the product as opposed to someone that will simply receive the end report.The new licensing model is much better.

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Ranking
11th
out of 20 in Embedded BI Tools
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1,915
Comparisons
1,129
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
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1st
out of 20 in Embedded BI Tools
Views
20,170
Comparisons
15,999
Reviews
36
Average Words per Review
254
Avg. Rating
8.9
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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).

Qlik Sense is a business intelligence (BI) and visual analytics platform that supports a range of analytic use cases. Built on Qlik’s unique Associative Engine, it supports a full range of users and use-cases across the life-cycle from data to insight – with self-service analytics, interactive dashboards, conversational analytics, custom and embedded analytics, mobile analytics, and reporting. The solution comes in three different editions - Qlik Sense Enterprise, Business, and Team. Qlik Sense can be deployed in the cloud or on-premises.

Qlik Sense sets the benchmark for third-generation analytics platforms, empowering everyone in organizations to make data-driven decisions. People of all skill levels get unmatched analytical power, with unique associative exploration and search, AI-powered insight suggestions, AI-accelerated creation and data prep, advanced analytics integration, and natural-language, conversational interaction. They can easily share and communicate the insights they discover and get answers anywhere they work – with fully interactive and secure online and offline mobility. And for the enterprise, you get a true platform with open and standard APIs for customization and extension, powerful data integration and connectivity, centralized management and governance, and a Kubernetes based SaaS / multi-cloud architecture driving scalability across combinations of on-premise, private, and public cloud environments.

The Qlik Sense system offers data visualization and discovery for individuals and teams. The software's data discovery tool helps businesses of all sizes explore simple and complex data and find all possible associations in their datasets. With the drag and drop interface, users can create interactive data visualizations to present the outcome in a story form.

Qlik Sense offers a centralized hub from where every user can share and find relevant data analyses. The solution is capable of unifying data from multiple databases including Cloudera Impala, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase and Teradata. The Open API also allows developers to embed Qlik Sense into new applications and automate data capturing.

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Sample Customers
Citrix Systems, Jive Software, SunnyD, Toshiba Medical Systems, Cisco OpenDNS, RB, Sunny D, Vertafore Abbvie, Airbus, Barclays, BT Openreach, BMW, Daimler AG, HSBC, IKEA, Nationwide Building Society, Royal Mail Group, Sanofi, Siemens, Wendy'', Vodafone, Volvo
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company25%
Retailer17%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
Insurance Company8%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm22%
Healthcare Company16%
Manufacturing Company8%
Retailer6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company33%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company6%
Manufacturing Company6%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise52%
REVIEWERS
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise54%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise74%
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