MicroStrategy 9 for Business Intelligence Certification Report

MicroStrategy 9 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of business intelligence (BI) solutions in the Business Intelligence (BI) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

About This Report

MicroStrategy 9 has been certified by: Jorge García, Research Analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers; Gabriel Gheorghiu, Research Analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers
Demonstration conducted by: Danya De León, Product Manager, MicroStrategy; Douglas Chope, Director of Product Management, MicroStrategy

Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that the MicroStrategy product MicroStrategy 9 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of business intelligence solutions in TEC’s Business Intelligence (BI) Evaluation Center. This Evaluation Center enables you to compare and evaluate functionality based on TEC’s comprehensive model of BI software. Data used in the Evaluation Center are obtained from the vendor’s responses to TEC’s request for information (RFI). Certification ensures that MicroStrategy 9 product capabilities have been demonstrated to a TEC analyst based on the responses MicroStrategy provided in its completed TEC RFI, and MicroStrategy 9 BI RFI data have been reviewed analytically and comparatively by a TEC analyst against known benchmarks.

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Report Contents

Background and Analyst View

 
Established in 1989, MicroStrategy has evolved into a BI software provider, servicing customers worldwide. With more than 20 years in the market, MicroStrategy has had the opportunity to acquire long-term experience in the field of BI. BI software applications have evolved tremendously over the past 10 years, and so has MicroStrategy.
 
BI was originally based heavily on reporting capabilities, which MicroStrategy has always done with accuracy and efficiency. Read more
 
 

Benchmark Results for MicroStrategy 9

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by MicroStrategy 9 for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
 
The TEC Focus Indicator™ shows you which types of functionality are likely differentiators for the MicroStrategy 9 solution in the small business software space. Get the results
 
 

Product Review: MicroStrategy 9

Ease of Use
Workflow Design
Ease of Implementation
Specialization
Innovation
 
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TEC Analyst Observations on MicroStrategy 9

With version 9, MicroStrategy has developed a consistent and reliable solution for the BI space. MicroStrategy 9 has a strong set of analytics tools and a very consistent end user interface. Its strong and vast number of analytics tools offers the end user a very attractive set of features to develop high-end BI dashboards and reports. Read more
 

Detailed Functionality Graphs for MicroStrategy 9

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by MicroStrategy 9 for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
 
  • Support
  • Analytics
  • Reporting and Analysis
  • Data Warehousing
  • Data Integration
  • Workflow
 
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