Jayesh NaraniSenior Consultant, Enterprise Data Management and Governance at a financial services firm
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Knowage (formerly SpagoBI) has a 14-years history. The actual release is the 6.3.
Knowage offers FULL ANALYTICAL CAPABILITIES, with a special focus on big data analytics and comprehensive support to rich and multi-source data analysis. Knowage provides different modules, each one focused on a specific domain but mutually combinable (Big Data, Smart Intelligence, Enterprise Reporting, Location Intelligence, Performance Management, Predictive Analysis). Moreover, Knowage is an OPEN SOURCE solution: the source code is freely accessible, everyone is allowed to join the community and build the own business solution to ensure strategic decision-making and improved productivity.
Knowage suite is supported by Engineering Group, the leading Italian software and services company, with about 10,000 people and more than 50 offices worldwide. Maintenance and support services (such as trainings, migration support, proof-of-concepts, etc) are provided by Engineering Group (KNOWAGE Labs) under subscription.
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Knowage is ranked 12th in Reporting Tools with 1 review while Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services is ranked 14th in Reporting Tools with 2 reviews. Knowage is rated 8.0, while Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Knowage writes "SpagoBI makes available a remarkable number of BI functionalities even if it adopts a free open source model. ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services writes "Well packaged and easy to figure out but needs better visualization". Knowage is most compared with Pentaho Business Analytics, Microsoft BI, Tableau and TIBCO Jaspersoft, whereas Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services is most compared with IBM Cognos, Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer, Pentaho Business Analytics, ComponentOne ActiveReports and Windward Core.
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