MicroStrategy provides a high performance, scalable Business Intelligence platform delivering insight with interactive dashboards and superior analytics.
c'est un outil flexible, on peut faire des tableaux de bord rapidement avec visual insight.
Grand rapidité d'exécution.
La souscription des historiques, l'envoi par mail fonctionne bien.
MicroStrategy est un outil puissant, il permet de faire des liens avec Microsoft office, même si je n'ai pas encore essayé. Ce lien ne peut fonctionner que si on utilise les "documents".
La gestion des utilisateurs est très complète, elle permet l'interdiction d'accès au tableau de bord mais aussi à la donnée.
les utilisateurs peuvent importer leur fichier excel et les croiser avec les données du data wharehouse existant.
Ils peuvent également extraire leurs tableaux de bord sur Excel ou faire une impression en PDF.
Le passage en environnement de production est assez simple.
il faut avoir une formation poussée (technique) pour mettre en place cet outil. il faut une bonne infrastructure selon la taille des données, une grande capacité disque et une bonne RAM.
Il y a beaucoup de paramétrage à faire au niveau administrateur si on veut pousser toutes les fonctionnalités de microstrategy, comme la gestion des utilisateurs et interdiction d'accès.
Il faut tout d'abord avoir une bonne infra structure et prévoir des environnements DEV, TEST et PROD.
Nous avons pu mettre en place des indicateurs pour les partager au sein de l'entreprise.
Toutes les personnes de l'entreprise ne voient que les indicateurs auxquels ils ont accès avec une bonne gestion des accès.
Ils peuvent créer d'eux même leurs analyses libres, en utilisant les cubes ou en reprenant les fichiers excel.
MSTR's underlying technology is best in class. The answer to "is [X] possible?" is always "yes". The dependency chain is unbreakable, which is really comforting from an architecture development standpoint. One of the pain points we had with Looker prior to switching to MSTR was that it didn't have a robust dependency chain (we did like using Git for version control though).
The SQL generation is also *very* readable, in contrast with many of MSTR's competitors.
The in-memory cubes are powerful - 2B row limit per CPU. We used these cubes to build some otherwise prohibitively large dynamic dashboards.
UI, support, stability. Support is predicated on a vast knowledge of MSTR's intricacy's, including deep logging features which do not feel Cloud-worthy. Cloud is clearly a new philosophy for them. Professional services is hit or miss.
The "managed service" aspect of the Cloud product still relies on a deep understanding of the platform and its nuances and jargon.
If starting from scratch, be sure to include nimble, scalable data sources such as Snowflake or BigQuery
Self-service access to complex data that would be otherwise inscrutable to business teams. We've found numerous asymmetrical opportunities to improve our business.
We've also productionized large chunks of our client-facing work - the dashboards help us find the fires and put them out, find the smoke where there might be more fires, and find the successes we might have otherwise missed.
MicroStrategy Adhoc Capabilities,
Visual Insights (With improvements needed towards usability and performance)
Awaiting/Excited to use/try Dossier that MSTR is coming up with (Going to be BI Revolutionary)
Enhancements are sometime slower for smaller or minor issues
DEFECTS/LIMITATIONS keeps piling up
Will recommend MSTR to improve their KNOWLEDGE BASE site
Good tool if you are clear with DWH/BI usage from the enterprise standpoint.
Requires proper Admin to maintain the SERVERS
Requires technical skills to build the core Metadata alone
MicroStrategy comes with lot of innovative ideas every year - so they are catching the market and focusing accordingly
Very good adhoc flexible tool - if you've good schematic design (with good data model design)
Mobile Apps are easy to build and deploy - specific to mobile audience and will be like REAL LIVE APP with all key usage/features
Health Care Business & Financial Business. We get lot of operational reports or user daily usage reports or Mobile Ready Apps to interact and take decision immediately from the Mobile devices in LIVE
I'm not technical enough to do the super fancy stuff, but our Microstrategy admin can do some amazing things with this tool. He makes dashboards that link to other reports, add visualizations, and do calculations in the background, custom filters, and so much more. We use this everyday in the business and is the lifeblood of all reporting.
I dislike the fact that it isn't as user friendly as say Salesforce or something like that. I sometimes have to rely on the admin to help me with more complex reports or filters. It can also be a bit slow due to the amount of data we have, but that's more of a data problem.
If you have a dedicated admin then this is a great tool. It's possible to make it user friendly and just load up all the filters you might ever need and do a training session and let it go, but the real power comes from the advanced dashboard features and some of the advanced filters.
All of our reporting needs go through Microstrategy. We use this for internal and external reporting and can trust the numbers it provides. We also hook it up to other systems to feed in data and it works great. Once the reports are built it runs flawlessly.
Easy to get up and running. The product is also multi functional, you can build cubes, reports, Data Entry transaction reports, send everything via email, write to file, etc. I especially like the re usability of objects. End users do not need a lot of training. This product is flexible to where you can add your own java code to enhance the end user experience.
I have not been able figured out how I can control table joins within reports, so I have to created free form sql reports, which is messy to upkeep. The documentation is lacking for this product
Licensing cost. Upfront costs can be expensive, however, upgrades are included in the yearly maintenance fee, which is something not all software companies provide.
We use MicroStrategy for data entry and also we use it for revenue vs forecasted. Our end users use it alot to get project end statistics to the client
One of best Business Intelligence enterprise reporting tool, which has loads of rich features available to the business user on the web and PDA, with ease of use, and advanced analysis in a single end-to-end solution.
The MicroStrategy Desktop can read majority data source, from the simplest flat files to most complex databases and online data sets, so data from all sources is available in one place. The visual interface lets business users quickly blend and analyze all their data.
The function that should boost business productivity and efficiency
- Enable to optimize business rules
- Make better collaborative decisions.
- Advanced analytics
Recommendations for consideration:
- Reusable and Rich Metadata Layer
- Market Proven Enterprise Scalability and Performance
- Dynamic Report Personalization
- Centralized Enterprise Administration
- Flexible and Powerful OLAP Analysis
- Heterogeneous Data Source Access
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Global operational delivery performance indicators that capture between the factories and stores, business users will access the visualization dashboards to get an insight into their portfolio/accounts and be better informed about their status and possible opportunities.
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