Product Quick Facts
Birst takes what they call a “networked approach” to BI and Analytics, enabling a single view of data, and eliminating data silos. Decentralized teams and individual users can augment this shared analytic fabric with their own local data, without compromising data governance. This consistency comes from a unified semantic layer, which maintains common definitions and key insights.
Birst achieves Networked BI through a unique 2-tier architecture that aligns back-end enterprise data with line-of-business or local, edge data. Birst’s Automated Data Refinement extracts data from any source (data stores, applications, warehouses, big data, and unstructured external sources) into a unified semantic layer. The result is a consistent view that enables users with self-service analytics through cutting-edge dashboards, reporting, visual discovery, mobile tools, and predictive analytics. Birst Open Client Interface also offers integration with Tableau, Excel.
Birst goes to market in two primary ways:
- Direct, for enterprises using Birst for analytics on internal data to drive improved business outcomes
- Embedded, for all size companies who offer data (analytics) products, by embedding and white-labeling Birst
Birst’s product is packaged in 3 available formats:
- Platform and per-user fee
- By Department and/or Business Unit
- By end-customer (for embedded scenarios)
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(Last updated on 05/16/2019 by Cameron Council)