This is a post by Scott Rosenbaum of Innovent Solutions. It does not necessarily reflect the view of any of the other BIRT project members.
One of the things that I often get asked is how does BIRT compare to BrandX? For the last six years, I have been creating solutions using BIRT, so the easy answer would be just use BIRT. Unfortunately it is not that simple.
Innovent Solutions' corporate goal is Enabling Intelligent Decisions® and we use a variety of commercial and open source tools to achieve that goal. Over the last fifteen years, experience has taught us:
- Analysis, communication, and project management are the keys to BI and reporting success
- Any sufficiently mature technology can be successful in the right situation