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ActuateActuate BIRT is a commercial offering based on open source BIRT and benefits from the rich capabilities of the Eclipse platform and a very active community of users.

Actuate BIRT provides the convenience of a one-button install, and support for production deployments via the purchase of Actuate-backed indemnification, maintenance, professional services, and support.

BIRT has two main components: a report designer based on Eclipse, and a runtime component that you can use to integrate BIRT reports into your application.

BIRT also has a charting engine that lets you include charts in your BIRT reports or add standalone charting capabilities to Java applications. Source:

Know all features of Actuate BIRT

If you want to know how Actuate BIRT scores on different selection criteria and exactly which functionality it provides, we did all the work for you. Vendors will often tell you only the strengths of their product(s). In our survey, all the features are revealed, including the weak points. Why buy?

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In the Business Intelligence Tools Survey 2019 you’ll find a thorough, 100% vendor-independent evaluation for all the major BI tools (list) in the market, including Actuate BIRT. See the picture on the right for an example of what you can expect to find in the survey report (79 pages). Table of contents.

They are promoting the use of BI quite successfully

Norman Manley, industry analyst and co-author of the BI Tool Survey, said about Actuate BIRT: “They are promoting the use of BI quite successfully with their Open source initiative but score badly in almost everything that we have measured. Given their lack of response we are considering removing Actuate from the next version of the report.” Find out more and order now the Business Intelligence Tools Survey 2019.

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