PowerTrip Analytics™ 2014
Microstrategy Analytics Desktop Cost

004_Microstrategy_Analytics_Desktop_Network_Graph_FreakalyticsMicrostrategy Analytics Desktop and Team Cloud
Overall BEST IN CLASS for one year
for three years

Desktop/Authoring Client
BEST IN CLASS for one year (tied)
for three years (tied)

Free for commercial use in perpetuity
(this version is a web server and web client running on your desktop)

Personal cloud
BEST IN CLASS for one year (tied)
BEST IN CLASS for three years (tied)
Personal cloud usage included with free one user desktop client in perpetuity

Small team cloud
BEST IN CLASS for one year
BEST IN CLASS for three years
Free for one desktop user and ten cloud users in first year and in perpetuity

+ Easy access to common data sources. In particular, easily analyze troublesome Excel data layouts (report style data) that aren’t friendly in some of the other products in this review.

+ Depth of visualizations is quite impressive including visuals not found in most other products in this review. If analyzing flows between people or places is important, the network analytics possible with this application are quite flexible.

+ Very good at rapid data exploration as you can easily toggle through multiple data items in the same graph.

+ Powerful table calculations easily built for common analytic questions such as contribution to overall outcomes, contribution within groups, growth rates and similar analytics needs.

+ As the largest pure-play Business Intelligence vendor, this product is a good compliment for people at companies that use Microstrategy as their corporate BI platform.


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