Phocas BI Review - why 4.6 stars?

Phocas Business Intelligence Review
ITQlick Score: 80/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.6/5)
Pricing: 4.6/10 - average cost
Category: Business Intelligence -> Phocas BI
Ranking:Ranked 114 out of 532 Business Intelligence systems
Company: Phocas Ltd
Pricing: starts at $500 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Phocas BI pricing, Phocas BI alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Oct 01, 2022

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What is Phocas BI and its features?

Phocas Business Intelligence is a cloud-based business intelligence and data discovery solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such capabilities as predictive analysis, financial forecasting, graphical benchmark tools, and others. The software was designed and launched by Phocas Ltd headquartered in the United Kingdom.

What is Phocas BI rating?

The rating of Phocas BI is 4.6 stars out of 5 and the total score is 80 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses Phocas BI?

The software is a viable solution for businesses of all sizes and a wide range of types. It can be used by such major industries and domains as automation and manufacturing, retail and wholesale, government and public administration, and others. Some notable clients of the software include Henry Schein Provet, Heritage Brands Pty Ltd, Benchmark Distribution, and others.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, Phocas BI makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is Phocas BI cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

Yes, you can access Phocas BI on your mobile/smart phone.

Is Phocas BI the best Business Intelligence system?

Phocas BI is ranked 114 out of 532 software in their category (Business Intelligence systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The software offers comprehensive business intelligence and data discovery capabilities with such features as dashboards and scorecards, data mining and predictive analysis, along with data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL). Additionally, it also offers online analytical processing (OLAP) and data warehousing.

Phocas Business Intelligence offers data view from different perspectives in order to help in the better analysis of sales information such as various trends and buying patterns which help in determining cross-selling and sales opportunities. Other capabilities include automatic scheduled reporting, financial forecasting, graphic benchmark tools, performance measurements, profit analysis, and support for multiple languages etc.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Phocas BI: QlikView, SuiteAnalytics, Sisense, Birst, Balanced Scorecard, IBM Cognos Business Intelligence , Enterprise Edition, BioIntelli, SAP Predictive Analysis, SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Phocas BI?

The cost of license starts at $500 per user/month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 4.6 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Phocas BI. You can also find here pricing information from Phocas BI's website.

What should you ask Phocas Ltd during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Phocas BI and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Phocas BI in action.

List of categories

Budgeting & CPM
Business Intelligence
Cloud BI
Dashboards & KPIs
Data analysis
Data mining
Data visualization
Mobile BI
OLAP
Team Collaboration

List of features

Data analysis
Project Collaboration
Budgeting & CPM
Data integration
Data visualization

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.