News - April 27, 2017
"Making Cloud Analytics Work the Mid-Market"  
by Lyndsay Wise, EMA BI Industry Analyst

"The partnership between Birst and Yosemite Analytics gives organizations the ability to take advantage of a full-scale business intelligence platform and leverage mid-market expertise, essentially adopting technology and an approach to BI adoption that keeps mid-market needs top of mind. Donald Farmer, Principal at TreeHive Strategy, stated that other partnerships like this do not exist and that there is a benefit to mid-sized companies because they are able to leverage solutions specifically targeted to them."

Press Release - February 15, 2017

Dylan Kaufman Joins Yosemite Analytics Advisory Board

                

Well-known Birst Veteran Consultant Brings His Deep Technical Expertise to Yosemite Analytics

Press Release - January 18, 2017

Donald Farmer Joins Yosemite Analytics Advisory Board

                

BI Industry Veteran Shares Vision of Birst and Yosemite Analytics Founders About the Game-Changing Nature of Cloud BI & Analytics for the SME Market

Press Release - December 1, 2016

   Yosemite Analytics Teams with Birst for Unique Business Intelligence Solution for Small and Mid-Sized Enterprises

 

                Yosemite Analytics announces hosted Cloud BI solutions tailored for the SME market,

                                              powered by industry-leading Birst BI and Analytics.

 
Press Release - February 15, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Dylan Kaufman Joins Yosemite Analytics Advisory Board

 

Well-known Birst Veteran Consultant Brings His Deep Technical Expertise to Yosemite Analytics

 

Phoenix, AZ, February 15, 2017 — Dylan Kaufman, an internationally respected Birst technical expert, consultant, and speaker, has joined the Yosemite Analytics (www.yosemiteanalytics.com) Advisory Board as Principal Architect and Technical Advisor.

 

Dylan was the founding member of the Birst Professional Services team when he joined Birst in 2006. He worked for Birst for seven years and has been an independent Birst consultant for the last three years.

 

Dylan is an expert in most areas of the Birst BI & Analytics platform, especially in the areas of data modeling, data delivery, and performance tuning. He provides services related to the Birst platform including:

 

-          Implementation of data models, ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load), reports, and dashboards

-          Performance tuning for data loads and front-end query

-          Mentoring of Birst admins and power users

-          Birst/BI project architecture, strategy, and roadmap

-          Birst/BI process automation design

-          Birst platform use and management

-          General BI planning and architecture

Dylan Kaufman

Kaufman said, “I am looking forward to helping Yosemite Analytics operate and optimize their Birst platform for the SME market, and to working with Yosemite’s partners and customers as we all expand the reach and impact of this industry-leading BI & Analytics solution.”

 

“Dylan is an internationally-recognized figure in the Birst community and has established himself over the last ten years as an expert in practically every area of the Birst platform. We are delighted to be working with Dylan,” said Bob Abernethy, President of Yosemite Analytics. “Dylan’s unique background and his extensive experience with Birst make him a valuable member of our team as we go to market with our specially-designed Cloud BI solution for SMEs – which we define as any organization with annual revenue up to $250 million.”

 

“Dylan knows Birst inside and out, having worked on a wide variety of Birst implementations throughout the last ten years. We are happy to be able to bring his expertise to the SME market, even to those companies that don’t have the IT budgets of their larger competitors.”    

 

About Yosemite Analytics

Yosemite Analytics is a Phoenix-based BI & Analytics SaaS company that offers cloud-based enterprise BI solutions. Yosemite specializes in providing BI solutions priced and packaged for SME companies. In December 2016, Yosemite Analytics announced their specially-designed partnership with Birst Inc. which brings unique Cloud BI capabilities to the global small and mid-sized enterprise (SME) market. More information about Yosemite Analytics can be found at www.yosemiteanalytics.com.

 

Contact:

Americas: cthomas@yosemiteanalytics.com

 
Press Release - January 18, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Donald Farmer Joins Yosemite Analytics Advisory Board

                

BI Industry Veteran Shares Vision of Birst and Yosemite Analytics Founders About the Game-Changing Nature of Cloud BI & Analytics for the SME Market

PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) JANUARY 18, 2017 -- Well-known BI industry veteran Donald Farmer has joined the Yosemite Analytics Advisory Board. (http://www.yosemiteanalytics.com)

Donald Farmer is an internationally respected innovator and thinker in the areas of analytics and data management. Most recently, Donald worked at Qlik Technologies, first as Vice President of Product Management, then as Vice President of Innovation and Design. Prior to his time at Qlik, Donald spent almost 10 years at Microsoft leading teams designing and developing cutting-edge Business Intelligence products.

Donald Farmer

Farmer said, “Too often the Business Intelligence industry focuses on the largest enterprise deals as a measure of the maturity or the significance of the market. But today every business needs analytics to compete in a market where even small and medium enterprises face national or global competition. Yosemite is putting together a unique set of offerings to address the needs of these SMEs and I am looking forward to advising them on the technical possibilities and the market dynamics in this important space.”

“We are very pleased to be working with Donald, who is a well-known and highly respected visionary and communicator,” said Bob Abernethy, President of Yosemite Analytics. “Donald’s background and experience with market-leading vendors puts him in a unique position to help guide Yosemite Analytics as we go to market with our specially-designed Cloud BI solution for SMEs – which we define as any organization with annual revenue up to $250 million.”

“We believe there is a large unmet need for Business Intelligence & Analytics in the SME market. Donald shares our vision and our passion for helping SMEs achieve better business results through the use of advanced, cloud-based BI and Analytics.”

About Yosemite Analytics: 
Yosemite Analytics is a Phoenix-based BI & Analytics SaaS company that offers cloud-based enterprise BI solutions. Yosemite specializes in providing BI solutions priced and packaged for SME companies. In December 2016, Yosemite Analytics announced their specially-designed partnership with Birst Inc. which brings unique Cloud BI capabilities to the global small and mid-sized enterprise (SME) market. More information about Yosemite Analytics can be found at http://www.yosemiteanalytics.com.

Contact: 
Americas: cthomas@yosemiteanalytics.com 
Asia-Pacific: apac@yosemiteanalytics.com 
Europe, Middle East, Africa: emea@yosemiteanalytics.com

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Press Release - December 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

   

 

   Yosemite Analytics Teams with Birst for Unique Business Intelligence Solution for Small and Mid-Sized Enterprises

 

Yosemite Analytics announces hosted Cloud BI solutions tailored for the SME market powered by industry-leading Birst BI and Analytics.

 

Phoenix, AZ, December 1, 2016 —Yosemite Analytics (www.yosemiteanalytics.com) is announcing a specially-designed partnership with Birst Inc. which brings Birst’s industry-leading Cloud BI capabilities to the global small and mid-sized enterprise (SME) market.

 

The worldwide agreement with Birst enables Yosemite Analytics to offer BI solutions which are packaged and priced for SME companies, defined as organizations with less than $250 million in annual revenue.

 

“We are thrilled to welcome Yosemite Analytics into the Birst partner community.  Its unique focus on delivering SME-specific Birst solutions will be a tremendous benefit to customers,” said Kim Davis, Birst VP of Alliances.

“We are excited to offer the Yosemite Powered by Birst solutions to companies who previously couldn’t afford industry-leading, enterprise-class BI & Analytics,” said Bob Abernethy, President of Yosemite Analytics. “Cloud-based BI brings special benefits to SME organizations. We have worked closely together with the clear industry leader, Birst, to create a unique set of offerings which for the first time enables SMEs worldwide to harness the power of Birst’s top-rated, enterprise-class BI to compete more effectively not only with other SMEs, but with their larger competitors as well.”

Abernethy also commented on the new Birst 6 release recently announced on November 29, 2016:

“Birst 6 cements and extends Birst’s status as the industry leader and visionary. Birst’s unique ability to deliver connected, smart, trusted, and enterprise-class BI & Analytics makes the Birst and Yosemite Analytics solution even easier to use and get up and running quickly for SMEs who don’t have many – or perhaps any – IT and BI staff and power users.”

 

“We’re also announcing the availability of a our Birst Best Practices white paper and our complete library of free on-demand videos we’ve created which make it easy for anyone to learn more about the power of Birst BI and our Yosemite Powered by Birst solutions. We provide expert guidance and assistance as needed to any customer – even those without an IT department – to help them get up and running quickly with enterprise-class BI & Analytics to optimize their business and gain competitive advantage.”

 

Solutions and Pricing

Yosemite levels the playing field for SMEs with its Trailhead, Ascent, and Summit offerings which are hosted by Yosemite and Powered by Birst:

 

Trailhead - Powered by Birst  .................................. $6K /year

Trailhead makes enterprise-level analytic tools available to small businesses.  It offers full dashboards & reporting but limits the complexity of the data model and number of users. Trailhead pricing starts at only $6K per year which includes 3 users and can be flexibly upsized a la carte up to 9 users.

 

Ascent – Powered by Birst ....................................... $22K /year

Ascent makes analytic reporting available to medium-sized enterprises. The data model is more sophisticated and is maintained by Yosemite Analytics. Ascent pricing starts at only $22K per year which includes 10 users and can be flexibly upsized a la carte up to 50 users.

 

Summit – Powered by Birst ..................................... $36K /year

Summit makes complex analytic reporting available to medium-sized enterprises.  Each enterprise can maintain and enhance their own data model. Summit pricing starts at only $36K per year which includes 25 users and can be flexibly upsized a la carte to an unlimited number of users.  

 

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OEMs

Yosemite Analytics also provides an affordable Powered by Birst BI solution for ISVs who have existing software applications. Yosemite is looking to partner with software vendors who want to add industry-leading Business Intelligence to their solutions.

 

Consultants and System Integrators

Yosemite’s unique partner program enables consultants and system integrators to augment their services-based revenue with a SaaS-based recurring revenue stream. For more information, contact Yosemite Analytics. 

 

About Yosemite Analytics

Yosemite Analytics is a Phoenix-based SaaS company that offers cloud-based enterprise BI solutions powered by Birst, the clear industry leader according to Gartner and other industry analysts. Yosemite specializes in providing BI solutions priced and packed for SME companies. More information about Yosemite Analytics and the Yosemite Powered by Birst solutions can be found at www.yosemiteanalytics.com.

About Birst

Birst is the world's most advanced networked business analytics platform. Organizations can now achieve a new level of trusted insight and decision making by connecting their data and people via a network of analytics services. Birst scales from individuals to the enterprise in a manner that is smarter, more connected, and more scalable than any previous analytics and business intelligence platform. Learn more at www.birst.com and join the conversation @BirstBI.

 

Contact

Americas: cthomas@yosemiteanalytics.com

Asia-Pacific: apac@yosemiteanalytics.com

Europe, Middle East, Africa: emea@yosemiteanalytics.com

 

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