Style Intelligence software


InetSoft Style Intelligence is a business intelligence software platform that allows users to create dashboards, visual analyses and reports via a data mashup engine—a tool that integrates data in real time from multiple sources. These sources can include OLAP servers, ERP apps Web services, relational databases and spreadsheets.

Style Intelligence features InetSoft’s proprietary Data Block technology, which enables the data mashups to take place in real time. The information produced can then be accessed via interactive dashboards, enterprise reports, scorecards and exception alerts. A wide range of charts is available to users, including custom geographic mapping.

InetSoft’s Style Intelligence is available on-premise or in the cloud. If deployed on-premise, the software is designed to have a light footprint on company systems so other critical applications will run unobstructed.

Style Intelligence is also accessible via mobile platforms, comes with an array of customization options and is suited to midsize and global organizations.

Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7 , Windows Vista , Windows XP , Mac OS , Linux , HP-UX , AIX , Solaris , Unix , IBM OS/400 , Web browser (OS agnostic) , Windows 2000 , Windows 8

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  • Jeniriana from Sports

    March 2018

    Great Service

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    Pros

    This intelligent software has helped increase the success of my company. combines on-the-fly data modeling with data visualization to enable rapid development which gives effective and fast results. It also allows users to edit in real time and work with information to make it visible or able to view it faster.

    Cons

    I have no complaints about the site, everything has seemed excellent to me so far, I will continue to use the service for a long time.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Danielle from Archetype Solutions Group

    Specialty: Consulting

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    November 2017

    Nice dashboards, steep learning curve

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    Pros

    There are many options for structuring your reports based on your system requirements, the product makes very aesthetically nice dashboards, it is versatile and allows you to create different views (for example I'm able to make layouts for desktops, mobile devices, and PDF reports), the team is very responsive when I have a question about functionality, it has built-in authentication and authorization systems but allows for customization, it allows for combining different data sources and alternating between using them based on authorization

    Cons

    Steep learning curve and not many resources online other than their documentation, can get slow with very large data sets or complex calculations, some features are not completely intuitive and require a broader knowledge of the tool to figure out

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • Mohammad from IMCI Technologies

    Specialty: Software / Technology

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    November 2017

    Many useful tools

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    Stacks up well against the competition. It was our product of choice after looking at many So far our deliverables have proven solid in performance - happy customers !

    Pros

    * Support team is knowledgeable and very friendly * Once you understand the pieces, the tool is relatively easy to use * Generated UI can be very user friendly

    Cons

    - Due to the many features, the learning curve could be long - Certain features such as altering data sources could prove cumbersome

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • Eric from IMCI Technologies

    Specialty: Software / Technology

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    November 2017

    Highly-customizable solution with broad data source integration options

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    We reviewed no less than a dozen Data Analytics platforms before selecting Style Intelligence. We have no regrets, the platform is solid, dependable, flexible and meets all our current and foreseeable data analysis needs.

    Pros

    - Easy to understand user interface - Great support - Materialized view provides fast access to large aggregated data

    Cons

    - Learning curve can be high for creation of advanced worksheets and dashboards - Altering data source for the worksheet blocks takes time.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • Matthew from Flexitallic Canada

    Specialty: Manufacturing

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    November 2017

    Robust offering, suitable for all BI needs

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    The flexibility of the system is very robust. The ability to connect to disparate data sources and "mash them up" into a single dashboard or report makes this our go-to for data analysis.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • Tomasz from Asseco Poland S.A.

    Specialty: Software / Technology

    Number of employees: 10,000+ employees

    November 2017

    We use Style intelligence as our BI platform for Data Warehouse we design.

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    This is the BI platform worth trying. Simple this is a good value for money.

    Pros

    1. Data mashup technology. 2. Ability to design queries in Excel like manner. 3. Architecture of the product with is really open for different integrations. 4. The way how the product might get localized.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • Les from IMCI Technologies

    Specialty: Software / Technology

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    November 2017

    Wealth of tools to design user friendly yet data intricate dashboards

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    We reviewed no less than a dozen analytics application platforms before selecting Style Intelligence. We have no regrets, the platform is solid, dependable, flexible and meets all our current and foreseeable analytic needs.

    Pros

    - Easy to understand user interface - Data aggregation from various data sources and types is relatively easy - Materialized view provides fast access to large aggregated data - Easy to control user permissions - Great support

    Cons

    - Learning curve can be high for creation of advanced worksheets and dashboards - Replacement of root level blocks on the worksheet is not as easy as it could be. Requires too many steps. -Similarly, altering data source for the worksheet blocks is difficult.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • Jon from Yurpal, Inc

    Specialty: Construction / Contracting

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    April 2017

    Visualize Data Like Never Before

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    We are definitely looking forward to our future projects and getting an excellent of view of all of the data they provide.

    Pros

    We're breaking into the construction industry and we were searching for the right analytics solution. We found that solution in inetSoft's Style Intelligence product. We've been able to meet all of our investors and clients requirements with ease.

    Cons

    I am quite experienced with tools like this, and I could see how someone less experienced may be overwhelmed by their product.

  • James from Technology intelligence Agency

    Specialty: Software / Technology

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    April 2017

    A BIG Data job turned into a small effort

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    I took on a job that involved analyzing a large amount of complex data. I was really worried that I had bitten off more then I could chew. When I found inetSoft's Style Intelligence I new I would be fine.

    Pros

    The multi-dimensional charting combined with the ability to really drill down makes this platform one-of-a-kind. They also gave me plenty of options for showing off the results for my finished project.

    Cons

    Extensive training is needed, but this is pretty typical.

  • Jack from BOK FInancial

    Specialty: Banking & Financial Services

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    April 2017

    Customer Service is the Best I've Encountered!

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    I love this product! I was tasked with finding a BI tool to support our growing need for a web based interactive reporting and dash boarding tool. A colleague and I agreed that InetSoft's Style Intelligence was our number one pick after reviewing 8 or 9 other top names in the business. Creating dashboards is very intuitive and easy to use with its drag and drop functionality, and the variety of visualization components at your disposal is impressive. The real power behind the tool is in the "Worksheet" where the query design happens. The tool allows you to connect to multiple data sources including various types of databases, spreadsheets and text delimited files. The ability to "mash-up" data from many different sources including my own customized datasets (in spreadsheet or csv format) is an extremely powerful feature. The interface for building the query is very intuitive, just drag and drop data fields from the selected data source to create a data block. Join multiple data blocks, add custom expressions and create summary queries using any of the categorical fields in the data block. The completed Worksheet is the foundation for building the visual components of the dashboard and/or reports. The filtering capabilities at the dashboard level allow you to interactively visualize any subset of data, using any field in the database. With the selection tree component, we can allow a hierarchical view of the data; allowing a manager, for example, to drill into any level of their reporting hierarchy.

    Pros

    . Customer service is the best I've encountered among software vendors. All the technicians are extremely knowledgeable, patient and will make every effort to accommodate your schedule and resolve the issue in a timely manner. . The ability to "mash-up" data from multiple sources without IT intervention is a wonderful thing! . The archive of Youtube videos is also extremely helpful for the beginner and the seasoned veteran who has forgotten some of the things learned in the training. . The software architecture is powerful and flexible enough to accommodate just about any requirement thrown at you. If you can envision the desired results, you can most likely create it with this software. . Their concurrent licensing model allows more users to access the system, without purchasing individual licenses.

    Cons

    JavaScript and/or SQL is required for building custom expressions and filter conditions. JavaScript can be very frustrating to use, but that's probably due to my limited experience with the language. A syntax builder would be helpful and would eliminate much of the frustration. Also, wish they had a hotline or an email box that would allow quick answers to problems encountered with expressions or other simple requests. They do provide comprehensive documentation, but the answer is not always easy to find and can take time combing through the volumes of information. I tend to rely more on Google for answers to expression building in JavaScript. A user group portal or email box, where users could share ideas and offer solutions to problems is not available.

  • george from Sonepar USA

    Specialty: Energy & Utilities

    Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees

    March 2017

    Great product. Responsive support and training

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    Flexible product with great training and support. The product has been very useful for quickly creating reports and data views. Support and training has always been available to us and quick to respond.

    Pros

    Great support and training. Very flexible product that can be molded to your preference.

    Cons

    No cons at this point

  • Steven from Endurance Services

    Specialty: Insurance

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    February 2017

    Great Product and Easy to Use

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    I have been using this product for almost 2 years, and I find it simple to use and gives reliable results. I recently had a team trying to create a report for 2 weeks with another BI product. Since they couldn't build what they needed they came back to me. I was able to get it for them in less than a day with InetSoft. This has been a common theme here. I am a one person team getting reports to the business faster than the multiple person BI team can create them. I love this product!

    Pros

    Ease of use, fast performance, customer support is fast to respond and has answers, On the rare case I find something that doesn't work as I expect they give me a workable solution and get an update out quickly. Great online videos to learn how the product works. Really a great product!

    Cons

    Still looking to find things I don't like.

  • Josh from AAI

    Specialty: Other

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    January 2017

    The Reporting System that won against 50 Others

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    I initially started out looking for a Reporting System to meet our specific needs. We were a small company that used Zoho CRM and Zoho Reports. Zoho Reports has a lot of features for being so cheap, however, we wanted to design our own CRM with SuiteCRM. This meant we would need to switch to something that had a lot of capability of larger enterprise solution Reporting Systems, but with a Small Company Price Tag. I evaluated over 50+ Reporting Solutions such as Qlikview, Report Plus, Tableau, BIME, and Yellowfin to name a few. This one beat them all, it has a complexity that reminds me of Qlikview without the 3 Months of Training Required. It has the flexibility of BIME when placing features on the Dashboard, if not better really. We had a report called our 'Downline Report', which is a unique report for each agent that accesses it. With over 300+ agents, making a unique one for each was a pain in Zoho Reports. With this one, I was able to make 1 report with 1 user account. We then used our online Portal that we built to uniquely filter this report by passing filters into the URL, which was then passed into a MySQL statement each time it was accessed. This made it so that I can make 1 change to the Report and it would change for everyone. Excellent Reporting System, Excellent Price, and Great Customer Support.

    Pros

    -Open Dashboard Design -Highly Flexible system -Excellent Caching System -Predictive Analytics -Embeddable Reports -High Functionality -URL Filtering, the ability to pass data from the URL into the Data source to filter the data from criteria on your end -Several Maps Including U.S. and a World Map -Use of Javascript and MySQL within Reports -Ad-Hoc System that empowers your users -Low Cost compared with other Reporting Systems

    Cons

    -Robust Aesthetics, has lots of options for colors, and with some work, you can make it look pretty good, but I think they have room for improvement here. -Data Source Connection Application must be installed on Windows, however, the rest of the Reporting System can be accessed via Web Browser, this all needs to be put online, this is pretty standard for most applications in 2017. -If installing on Linux, you will need to have a Linux Administrator handy to assist.

  • Tahmid from Expeditors Singapore Pte Ltd

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    December 2016

    A Wonderful BI Tool with Promising Opportunity !

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    InetSofts Style Intelligence is robust and flexible business analytics software that scales to enterprise level. The platform, which has a remarkably small footprint, is built to serve the needs of OEM and enterprise developers, an agile, self-service development tool that simplifies advanced data mashups, interactive dashboards, scorecards, exception alerts, and enterprise reporting. Hope more is yet to come to extend it's added value - Thanks.

    Pros

    Connects to many commonly used databases, relational and multidimensional, as well as column-based data warehouses. Multi-dimensional charting and brushing for maximum data exploration.

    Cons

    Less flexible for customization report.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • gladys from Parisi House on the Hill, Inc.

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    December 2016

    Love InetSoft!

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    The ease of setting up and creating reports and I really enjoy the soft colors. Also enjoy all new features and updates.

    Pros

    The ease of creating data reports.

    Cons

    N/A

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Oana from AMEDON GmbH

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    December 2016

    Nice Business Intelligence tool

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    I am using InetSoft for about one year now and I had a good experience with it. I appreciate the ease of getting the reports and dashboards done. My only complaint is that I can hardly find any help online about bugs and issues. And a community, forum would be really helpful. The customer service is really friendly and generally helpful, although confusing sometimes.

    Pros

    Great dashboards

    Cons

    No user community

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Elizabeth from Expeditors

    Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees

    December 2016

    Style Studio Review

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    I work in a company that uses your software. And I find it isn't very intuitive. That being said, there isn't much training given on it. There glitches such as, not being able to resize a report after it's been made. Or columns not being able to populate right away.

    Pros

    Web interface

    Cons

    The actual software

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Craig from LogicSource

    December 2016

    No frills BI

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    The end user experience is not elegant. After 10 years of using the product, the visual designer is still flakey and unpredictable. There is still not a solid mobile architecture based on HTML5. We have to refresh server resources periodically to get performance. Has to be a better may promote changes.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Kathie from Bison Analytics LLC

    December 2016

    Style Intelligence review by 1 Bison developer

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    I can usually figure out how to do something complicated, but when I can't your support is always very easy to work with and figure out a solution.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Annette from Other World Computing

    Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees

    December 2016

    Learning has been easy

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    With little to no training, I have been able to teach myself Inetsoft. Anytime I have a question and issue the Support team is always there to help. I love the fact that I can go back and watch the webinars for reference.

    Pros

    easy to learn

    Cons

    excel to Mac could be better

    Review Source: Capterra
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