MicroStrategy Desktop is very powerful data discovery tool, designed for the individual business users, that lets them explore data, easily build compelling visualizations and interactive dashboards in a matter of minutes.
Business users using MicroStrategy Desktop are able to:
- Connect to 70+ data sources from personal spreadsheets and cloud-based data sources like Facebook and Salesforce, to Hadoop and other big data sources.
- Clean up data loaded easily clean and modify it – without data source limitations – with built-in data preparation and parsing capabilities. MicroStrategy Desktop offers an extensive set of data transformation functions that make preparing data for analysis simple and intuitive.
- Build compelling, beautiful, insightful business dashboards with out-of-the-box templates, advanced formatting controls, and the ability to integrate with 3rd-party visualization galleries.
- Go further with advanced analytics with over 350 out-of-the-box analytical functions, data mining algorithms, predictive models, and the ability to integrate with 3rd-party statistical programs like R.
- Expand your capabilities to enterprise level an connect to MicroStrategy server platform that additionally supports both web and mobile apps and comes with a suite of tools for easy administration, a centralized metadata layer, scalable in-memory technology, and uncompromising enterprise security.
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