Mobile Business Intelligence: Insight on the Road

by Vangie Beal

Need to be an informed decision maker even when you're away from the office? There's an app for that. MicroStrategy Mobile offers a BI app for the iPhone and the iPad.

A lot of small business owners spend countless hours building their business outside of the office. Now, with MicroStrategy Mobile, mobile entrepreneurs can access and analyze their company’s key business intelligence on the road with an iPhone or an iPad. Our sister site, eCRMGuide.com, has all the details.


Growing demand for mobile access to business intelligence (BI) has not been lost on vendors. For the most part, the recent flurry of mobile support announcements by vendors — specifically Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) support — has been just that: Output support that lets decision-makers access business intelligence reports natively on Apple devices.

MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR) is one vendor that has moved into mobile business intelligence with the recent release of its MicroStrategy Mobile platform. The company already supported Blackberry devices, and the new mobile offering adds optimization for Apple's mobile platform. It makes it easy for customers to design and deploy custom BI reports and dashboards on the iPhone or iPad without needing to know a thing about developing an Apple application.

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This article was originally published on Tuesday Aug 10th 2010
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