Phocas rates 50/50 by users in Capterra's top 20 most popular BI software products
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Phocas rates 50/50 by users in Capterra's top 20 most popular BI software products

Phocas has been named a top 20 most popular business intelligence software product by Capterra, a free online service that helps organizations find the right software. We scored a perfect 50/50 score from customers who took part in the review process.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - IT, Reviews and Recognition, Job Role - Executive, business intelligence software

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Phocas rates 50/50 by users in Capterra's top 20 most popular BI software products

Phocas has been named a top 20 most popular business intelligence software product by Capterra, a free online service that helps organizations find the right software. We scored a perfect 50/50 score from customers who took part in the review process.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - IT, Reviews and Recognition, Job Role - Executive, business intelligence software

A buyer's guide to the best business intelligence software

Business intelligence software is a competitive marketplace, and many cloud-based vendors sound the same. So how do you determine what’s the right fit for your company? At a macro level, it’s crucial the BI software supports your company strategy, is compatible with your industry and works with your tech stack.To help you navigate through the options, we outline 8 considerations in the buyers guide to the best business intelligence software.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - IT, Reviews and Recognition, Strategy, Management and Performance, Job Role - Executive, KPIs, business intelligence software

Phocas vs. QlikSense business intelligence software

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An executive from the Hayley Group said, "Our main reason for choosing Phocas BI was because we found Phocas people good to deal with, we didn’t think we’d be a small fish in a big pond." This customer-centric approach is the reason that Phocas is recognized as a leader in business intelligence (BI) software and scores well in customer reviews such as the  BARC BI Survey 19. In this blog, we compare Phocas business intelligence software with QlikSense using findings from BARC.

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Phocas BI vs QlikView business intelligence software

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Every year BARC, a leading analysis company, conducts the world’s largest survey comparing business intelligence software vendors across 34 criteria, or key performance indicators. This year the BI Survey 19 assessed 36 different business intelligence software products using feedback from more than 3,000 customers. We compare how QlikView stacks-up against Phocas in the data discovery-focused products peer group of the survey. QlikView is Qlik’s original business Intelligence solution in Qlik’s line-up and Phocas is an industry-specific solution.

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Phocas vs. Looker business intelligence software comparison

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We use the world’s largest survey of BI software users to compare Phocas with Looker business intelligence software. The two products were reviewed by customers in BARC the BI survey 19 in two peer groups: the Americas-focused vendors and ad hoc reporting-focused products. Phocas is business intelligence software designed for manufacturing, distribution, and retail companies to leverage ERP information. Looker which emerged in 2012 is intended for digital and start-up companies. In June of 2019, Google Cloud announced it would acquire Looker. However, in December 2019, Britain's competition watchdog, the Competition and Markets Authority began probing the deal to determine whether it could adversely affect competition in the UK or other markets. As of this posting, the deal remains uncertain.

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Phocas vs. Infor BI (business intelligence software comparison)

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We examine how Phocas business intelligence software compares with Infor BI in this year’s BARC The BI Survey 19, the world's largest and most comprehensive survey of business intelligence end-users. Infor BI is designed for data modelling in large global organizations. Phocas is used by mid-market businesses to drive growth and efficiency by centralizing data to understand the big picture.In this post we will compare Phocas to Infor BI using BARC’s ad-hoc reporting peer group findings.

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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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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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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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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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