MicroStrategy Desktop BI Software is Now Completely Free

November 23, 2017

Updated on 18. 6. 2024

The MicroStrategy Desktop product, Workstation, is a powerful data discovery tool designed for individual business users. It empowers you to explore data and effortlessly build compelling visualizations and interactive dashboards in a matter of minutes, regardless of your technical expertise.


Business users using MicroStrategy Workstation are able to:

  • Connect to 70+ data sources from personal spreadsheets, your DWH in a relational database or from an analytical database like Exasol or Snowflake, cloud-based data sources like Salesforce or Azure, 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 extensive 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 visualisation galleries.
  • Go further with advanced analytics, which includes over 350 out-of-the-box analytical functions, data mining algorithms, predictive models, and the ability to integrate with third-party statistical programs like R.
  • Expand your capabilities to the enterprise level and connect to the MicroStrategy server platform. This platform additionally supports web and mobile apps and comes with a suite of tools for easy administration, a centralised metadata layer, scalable in-memory technology, and uncompromising enterprise security.
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