MicroStrategy is a data analytics and business intelligence platform. It compiles all relevant insights and data in a single platform, enabling companies to see various aspects of their business including sales, marketing, inventory, financials and customer relations, among others. We compiled reviews from around the web and found that MicroStrategy has generally positive ratings. We also compared the most common pricing options for small business owners.
MicroStrategy Customer Reviews
Ease of Use: Excellent
Customer Service: Excellent
Summary of MicroStrategy Customer Reviews
What MicroStrategy does well:
Users who recommend MicroStrategy said that the platform enables them to customize and easily pull reports. A lot of users also mentioned that the data and insights are very easy to understand.
What MicroStrategy does not do well:
Users who left negative reviews of MicroStrategy said that there is a slight learning curve when using the program for the first time. Some users also experienced occasional bugs when using the platform.
Most Helpful Positive Review
A user who left a positive review on G2 Crowd said that MicroStrategy is one of best business intelligence enterprise reporting tools around. He shared that it has loads of rich features available to the business user, with ease of use and advanced analysis in a single end-to-end solution. He also mentioned that MicroStrategy Desktop can read the majority of data sources — from the simplest flat files to the most complex databases and online data sets, so data from all of their sources are available in one place. He also said that the visual interface of the platform lets business users quickly understand and analyze all their data.
Most Helpful Negative Review
A user who left a negative review on G2 Crowd said that MicroStrategy offers very little training, which adds to the steep learning curve of new users. He said that while the interface is generally easy, there are some areas that may not be intuitive to users which he hopes MicroStrategy can help address by providing informative videos.
MicroStrategy Reviews From Users Around the Web
Here are a few other resources for finding helpful MicroStrategy reviews from customers. We rated the review sites on a scale from poor to excellent based on how trustworthy and useful the reviews seemed.
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*Average rating as of date article was written: October 23, 2017
MicroStrategy doesn’t publish their subscription options on their website. However, according to third party sites, their pricing plans range from $0 to $5,000 per month per user. The main differences between the plans are the channel access and analytical functionalities.
The Desktop version includes individual license use, visual data discovery, and creation and modification of analytics, while the Web version includes the features of the Desktop version with an additional Microsoft Suite integration.
MicroStrategy’s Mobile version includes multi-device access and deployment of native apps. It can be operated in both iOS and Android operating systems.
The Architect version includes development lifecycle management, schema development, modeling tools, and multi-functional role management.
Interested users can sign up for a 30-day free trial.