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Company Overview of Birst Inc.

Company Overview

Birst Inc. provides cloud-based business intelligence and analytics solutions. It offers a Business Intelligence platform, a Software-as-a-Service based platform that combines various components to develop, deploy, and maintain enterprise-caliber reporting, dash-boarding, visualization, and data discovery solutions. The company also offers services for project management, analysis, development, training, and implementation. It offers its platform for sales, marketing, financial, human resource, and supply chain analytics departments; and life sciences, healthcare, high-tech, finance and insurance, manufacturing, public sector, retail industries, and subscription businesses. Birst Inc. was fo...

153 Kearny Street

San Francisco, CA 94108

United States

Founded in 2004





Key Executives for Birst Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 55
Co-Founder and Chief Customer Officer
Vice President of Finance & Operations
Managing Director of Birst India Private Limited
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Birst Inc. Key Developments

SAP and Birst Collaborate to Deliver Instant Cloud Analytics on SAP HANA(R) Cloud Platform

SAP announced a partnership with Birst intended to provide customers with instant analytics in the cloud on the revolutionary SAP HANA(R) Cloud Platform. With this new partnership, it is anticipated organizations will be able to leverage one cloud platform that can deliver instant analytics and the ability to more quickly turn insight into action on data, which is the key to enabling data-driven organizations. This collaboration intends to bring together a next-generation cloud platform from SAP and Birst's comprehensive two-tier data architecture to provide instant access to an organization's data and help eliminate BI wait time. SAP HANA Cloud Platform is based on breakthrough in-memory technology from SAP and is an open platform for customers and developers to build, extend and run applications in the cloud.

Birst Partners with Acuvate Software to Broaden Adoption of Cloud BI in the United Kingdom

Birst and Acuvate Software announced a partnership to bring new levels of agility, flexibility and affordability to midsize and enterprise organizations in the United Kingdom. Acuvate will focus its efforts on helping companies in the pharmaceutical, FMCG and manufacturing industries leverage business intelligence (BI) to make more-informed decisions that have an impact on growth and revenue. By delivering Birst’s agile, cloud-based business intelligence platform to customers, Acuvate will enable business users to solve real problems fast without the cost, complexity, and long deployment times commonly associated with traditional, on-premise BI solutions. Coupled with the benefits of agile and flexible deployment options, Birst provides a complete end-to-end solution incorporating all of the components of an enterprise BI suite at a fraction of the cost of legacy BI platforms. Acuvate partnered with Birst because it is quick to deploy, easy to use, and delivers significant business value for all users, offering big data capabilities, predictive analytics, and mobile BI for easy access to reports and interactive dashboards. Moreover, Birst offers pre-built integrations with salesforce.com and other cloud-based applications for advanced analytics across multiple data sources, allowing companies to gain increased insight into their customers and sales pipeline.

Dialogue Group Moves to Cloud-Based Business Intelligence with Birst

Birst announced that Dialogue Group has implemented a cloud-based business intelligence platform to support its management decision-making and line of business teams. Birst is used to provide in-depth analytics across each team's key business data sources, as well as offering a management level dashboard that can bring all this information together for the company's leadership team. Birst was selected to provide greater insight into the company's data, which was stored across multiple applications. By bringing together information from sources such as Salesforce, and placing it alongside the company's own mobile messaging applications, Dialogue's management team can spot new opportunities, enhance the customer experience and improve profitability. The implementation was supported by Alto Intelligence.

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