Phocas vs. Sisense (visual BI solutions comparison)
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Phocas vs. Sisense (visual BI solutions comparison)

Phocas and Sisense are vastly different products. A quick look at how each is positioned, and it’s clear that despite the fact they are often compared side-by-side, Sisense and Phocas are not interested in reaching the same customers. Phocas is a solution for all businesspeople, regardless of their tech skill, who want to automate data analysis. Sisense describes itself as the “only independent analytics platform for builders today” and is looking for power users. This blog compares how the two visual BI solutions provide business people access to data and how users rate the experience.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - IT, Reviews and Recognition

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Phocas vs. Sisense (visual BI solutions comparison)

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Phocas and Sisense are vastly different products. A quick look at how each is positioned, and it’s clear that despite the fact they are often compared side-by-side, Sisense and Phocas are not interested in reaching the same customers. Phocas is a solution for all businesspeople, regardless of their tech skill, who want to automate data analysis. Sisense describes itself as the “only independent analytics platform for builders today” and is looking for power users. This blog compares how the two visual BI solutions provide business people access to data and how users rate the experience.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - IT, Reviews and Recognition

Phocas vs. Tableau: BARC Business Intelligence Tool Comparison

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In August Salesforce purchased Tableau for $15.3 billion in one of the most significant software acquisitions in recent years. Salesforce, known for its cloud-based CRM software, is treading into turbulent waters as more than two-thirds of Tableau’s customers are on-premise. The acquisition might create some challenges with customers as they wonder if Salesforce will expand its on-premise capabilities or move everything, including Tableau, to the cloud. Tableau has thrived because of its ease of use, dashboarding and visualization. Still, it has struggled with customer satisfaction and product performance as evidenced by customer feedback received in BARC’s The BI Survey 2019.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Reviews and Recognition

Phocas BI vs. Microsoft Excel

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For some business people, the only data analysis tool they use is a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Discovering industry-specific business intelligence software like Phocas means flexible reporting, analyzing more data sets and customized dashboards. Did we also mention more time to focus on new business or explore new projects? Learn more about how BI users compare Phocas with Microsoft Excel in BARC the BI Survey 19.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Reviews and Recognition

Phocas vs. Microsoft Power BI

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Find out how Phocas compares to Microsoft Power BI in the world's largest survey of business intelligence customers, BARC the BI survey 19.

What Microsoft Power BI has on its side when people are considering business intelligence, is high brand awareness. Instead, Phocas business intelligence is more targeted and concentrates on solving the data problems of specific industries it serves, which is manufacturing, distribution and retail.

When we review how this plays out in BARC, people do consider Power BI more but customers are more satisfied with Phocas. To learn more...

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - IT, Reviews and Recognition

Phocas vs IBM Planning Analytics (BI tools comparison based on BARC 19)

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Phocas and IBM Planning Analytics went head-to-head in the world's largest business intelligence user survey, BARC'sThe BI Survey 19. Customers of both products respond to detailed questions across criteria such as business value, ease of use and functionality. The findings are a great way to compare business intelligence tools because they come from real people who use the software. In the ad-hoc reporting peer group, Phocas outperformed IBM in 27 different categories.

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Phocas secures 34 top rankings in BARC's The BI Survey

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Phocas is recommended by 100% of customers and continues to outpace BI competitors in many KPIs in its peer groups, according to the largest BI user survey in the world.

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And the BARC data analytics award winner is …

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In the world of data analytics, the annual BARC Survey, conducted by the Business Application Research Center, is equivalent to the Academy Awards. Similar to the academy voting members, respondents vote on a variety of categories such as performance, visualizations, customer experience and ease-of-use. 

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Topics: Job Role - IT, Reviews and Recognition, Job Role - Executive

Phocas vs. Yellowfin

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Learn how Phocas compares to Yellowfin in the world's largest independent review of business intelligence products.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Reviews and Recognition

Phocas vs. Sisense in BARC's The BI Survey

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Learn how Phocas compares to Sisense in the world's largest independent review of business intelligence products.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Reviews and Recognition

Phocas vs. Domo

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Learn how Phocas compares to Domo in the world's largest independent review of business intelligence products.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Reviews and Recognition

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