Birst is installed with many default functions, such as automated Year to Month to Week to Day calculations, trend charting and data modeling. Nice way to get things going quickly for any size project. The Visualizer built tool recently underwent a rewrite and is very flexible; more so than in the past.
Building out our data model is presented in a nice visual. Easy to use and manage.
Birst has added a new tool designed for power business users. It is ideal for department level data analytics. The tool allows for internal Data Lake tables ro be assigned for use to a power user in conjunction with external data sources. The UI is easy to use if the power user understands linking table and provides access to the Visualizer tool for report creation.
The Visualizer tool provides is comparable to most other BI tools. It does allow for custom coding within a Dashlet (object on a Dashboard). It also allows for use of D3 objects is we are trying to deliver an exciting visual for Marketing or Sales.
The Notification function is used extensively by our user base. Many times the users want a report or visual in email; and Birst has robust notification system.
Standard functions for authentication are easy to integrate.
Support is extremely responsive and knowledgeable. One of the best support outfits we've worked with. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.