Anonymous UserConsultor SAP Business Object, Sap Analytics Cloud at a tech services company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"It is a bit expensive, but really worth it, especially if you are already using other SAP tools."
"It is not the most expensive one. You have to do the cost-of-ownership analysis and take a lot of things into consideration to come up with the conclusion that it is cheaper or not, but its price is reasonable. It provides value for money."
"It's quite expensive and costs a lot to maintain, especially with licensing."
"It's not that costly as such for the time being."
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).
The SAP® Analytics Cloud solution offers all analytics capabilities for all users in one product. In the boardroom, at the office, or in front of a customer, you can discover, analyze, plan, predict, and collaborate in one integrated experience designed expressly for the cloud. Access all data and embed analytics directly into business processes to turn instant insight into quick action. Because we built it on the highperformance SAP Cloud Platform, you can trust the solution to work quickly and reliably.
Birst is ranked 20th in Reporting Tools while SAP Analytics Cloud is ranked 4th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 19 reviews. Birst is rated 0.0, while SAP Analytics Cloud is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Analytics Cloud writes "Enables us to allocate, spread, and distribute actual figures". Birst is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau, Workday Prism Analytics, Alteryx and Amazon QuickSight, whereas SAP Analytics Cloud is most compared with SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, Microsoft BI, Tableau, Oracle Analytics Cloud and Qlik Sense.
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