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Knowage

Overview
Synopsis

Knowage provides the opportunity to work with big data and traditional data sources, even combining more, to build analysis such as interactive cockpits, reports and multidimensional analysis (OLAP).

Category

Business Analytics Software

Features

• Big Data sources
• Interactive Dashboards
• Reports, Advanced Analytics
• Data/text mining, Location Intelligence
• KPIs, thresholds, alerting system

License

Affero GPL v3

Price

• Community Edition: free forever, full capabilities.
• Enterprise Editions: yearly subscription that includes maintenance and grants the access to professional support services.

Support

Provided by KNOWAGE Labs (Italy)

Languages

English, French, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese

Countries

Worldwide

Devices

All devices

OS

Yes

Company

Engineering Group - Knowage Labs

URL

https://www.knowage-suite.com

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Ease of use
8.4
6.4
Features & Functionality
8.5
6.2
Advanced Features
8.5
6.5
Integration
8.4
6.8
Performance
8.6
5.9
Customer Support
8.6
6.3
Implementation
5.6
Renew & Recommend
5.9
Bottom Line

Knowage offers analytical capabilities with a special focus on big data analytics and comprehensive support to rich and multi-source data analysis.

8.5
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6.2
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Knowage (formerly SpagoBI) has a 14-years history. The actual release is the 6.3. Knowage provides the opportunity to work with big data and traditional data sources, even combining more, to build analysis such as interactive cockpits, reports and multidimensional analysis (OLAP). The product supports the IT staff managing enterprise environment with multitenant and complex metadata. Self-service capabilities are a core asset: combining data and widgets, even a business user can build his own dashboard in a few minutes.

Knowage provides you FULL ANALYTICAL CAPABILITIES:

  • BIG DATA -  to work with big data sources and traditional ones, easily federating data sets to build different analysis;
  • SMART INTELLIGENCE - to work with traditional data sources, even combining more, to build analysis such as interactive cockpits, reports and multidimensional analysis;
  • ENTERPRISE REPORTING - to deliver punctual information to a diversified set of users, at the right time, according to a pixel-perfect and ready-to-print layout;
  • LOCATION INTELLIGENCE - to plot business data over a map, a space, a schema or a vectorial picture;
  • PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT - to define strategic scorecards, measure and evaluate performances through thresholds, alerting for critical issues;
  • PREDICTIVE ANALYSIS - to perform advanced processing using data mining techniques for forecasting and prescriptive purposes.

Knowage allows to get immediate insight from your business data plotting them over a map, a space, a schema, a vectorial picture and exploring them with different layers and formats. This is possible also thanks to mash-up techniques, without the need for moving data between GIS systems and data warehouse environments.

Knowage allows the measurement of your goals and targets according to specific thresholds and from different perspective. Moreover, it helps you to promptly react to critical events and unexpected issues, as a result of specific alerts and notifications. Knowage gives the opportunity to work with traditional data sources or external data, in order to set KPIs, goals and targets up to build composed scorecards.

Knowage allows to perform advanced processing using data mining techniques for forecasting and prescriptive purposes. Moreover, it means being able to simulate actions and evaluate their effects on different assets. Knowage Predictive Analysis gives the opportunity to work with traditional data sources or external files, processing them with advanced algoritmics written using R/Spark and other scripting languages. For what-if purposes, Knowage PA provides an OLAP-based solution that allows the interactive simulation process over measures and dimensions.

Knowage suite is supported by Engineering Group, the leading Italian software and services company, with about 10,000 people and more than 50 offices worldwide. Maintenance and support services (such as trainings, migration support, proof-of-concepts, etc) are provided by Engineering Group (KNOWAGE Labs) under subscription.

To experience Knowage features without any download, there is an online demo available.

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Knowage Features

  • Static, pixel-perfect reports
  • Common charts (bar, line, pie, radar, etc.) based on free libraries
  • Interactive and zoomable charts based on advanced libraries
  • Associations discovery
  • Analytical documents based on R/python scripts
  • drag & drop query builder over metamodels
  • Discovery associations between data sets
  • Network analysis with measures to study distance
  • Integration with office documents
  • Adding notes to document, sharing information and metadata
  • Create and organize folders in the private area
  • Cross navigation from/to different documents

Knowage Pricing

Community Edition

Free

    Enterprise Edition

    Starting from 5.700 € for unlimited users
    • Based on annual subscription and modules
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    2 Reviews
    • Chloe
      December 20, 2017 at 10:18 am

      Publish your personal documents into your BI environment, integrating common Office tools.

      Company size

      Enterprise (>1001)

      User Role

      Executive

      User Industry

      Computer

      Rating
      Ease of use8

      Features & Functionality8.9

      SpagoBI offers a complete set of tools to create, manage, view and browse KPI hierarchy models, through different methods, calculation rules, thresholds and alarm rules.

      Advanced Features8.4

      Integration8.9

      Training 8.9

      Customer Support8.9

      Implementation8

      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
      SpagoBI is an Open Source Business Intelligence suite, which offers a large range of analytical functions, a functional semantic layer and a set of advanced data visualization features including geospatial analytics. Advanced data analysis allowing you to extract knowledge from large volumes of data, to improve your decision-making and business strategies.

    • June 15, 2020 at 10:51 pm

      Full featured Open Source BI Suite

      What is best?

      License model. Community edition.

      What are the benefits?

      BI capacity and product investment needs grow with the evolution of the company

      Company size

      Medium (50 to 1000)

      User Role

      Executive

      User Industry

      Computer

      Rating
      Ease of use8

      The product is easy to use but has a long learning curve. I think it is because its graphical interface is not familiar to users of the windows office suite.

      Features & Functionality9

      The product has the basic features and functionalities of a generic BI Suite plus a series of specialized tools. The product is strengthened with the integration of third-party applications, e.g. Jasper.

      Advanced Features9

      The product offers a lot of advanced features like: location intelligence, data mining, predictive analysis; all of these necessary to implement a optimum ecosystem for BI. By the way, we use the product to support the whole process in our company.

      Integration8

      Knowage has a API to manage the lifecycle of analytical documents and data sets. The ES/JS API is a very useful improvement.

      Performance6.8

      Sadly the product is based on java, a resource-consuming technology.

      Customer Support9

      The free Q&A system is OK. Professional support is available.

      Implementation9

      Piece of cake. A complete user's guide are available online

      Renew & Recommend10

      Full-featured open source BI solution. The community edition lacks advanced features, but the professional version is cheaper than other products.

      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
      Alternatives considered:

      Power BI
      Tableau

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