February 13, 2015
The Birst platform was designed and developed from the ground up to satisfy the requirements of all types of organizations, small and large. Thanks to patent-pending technology for automating time- and resource-intensive tasks in the BI application life cycle, Birst provides an uprecedentedly low total cost of ownership and fast time to value. Available in a single product, Birst offers complete business intelligence and analytics functionality for highly interactive dashboards, pixel-perfect banded report writing, powerful OLAP-style ad hoc analysis, and data visualization.
The purpose of this paper, intended for an IT, developer, and administrative audience, is to provide a technical overview of the Birst platform, including its design philosophy, architecture, components, and capabilities.