The MicroStrategy data visualization challenge


Which Micro is the best? Strategy or Soft?

The customers have spoken – MicroStrategy consistently receives the Gartner PeerInsights Customers’ Choice designation and outperforms Power BI in average customer ratings. Do you agree? If so, we’d like to hear about your experience and why you think MicroStrategy outperforms Power BI.


About the challenge

The DossBoss is a monthly data visualization contest open to everyone, from analytics newbies to MicroStrategy experts. The rules are simple:

Step 1: Gather your tools.

Download the assigned dataset for the month and create an intuitive dossier with MicroStrategy Workstation.

Step 2: Submit your dossier.

Submit your dossier by the deadline. Check the chart below for each month’s theme, dataset, and submission deadline.

Step 3: Win!

Contest winners will be featured in The DossBoss Gallery and The MicroMinute, the MicroStrategy Community digital newsletter.


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DossBoss Community Group

The official DossBoss Visualization Challenge group, get information on the latest challenges and winners from the competition here.

Community Dossier Best Practices Guide

Review all of the best practices for dossier authoring and how you can create the most impactful dossiers to guide strategic decisions across the enterprise.

Data Visualization Gallery

Here you can find various visualizations to spruce up your dashboards. Learn how to build them or download and customize.

DossBoss schedule

Submission Date
Summer 2023 Micro Challenge  $100 gift card and a Free Architect Education Pass Due by June 16th, 2023 Data of your choosing
World 2023 Challenge Grand prize of $10,000! Due by April 17th, 2023 Data of your choosing
Fall 2022 World Cup Challenge Free Architect Education Pass and $100 gift card! Due by January 6th, 2023 Download Dataset
Summer 2022 F1 Challenge Free Analyst Education Pass and MicroStrategy Swag! Due by September 30th, 2022 Download Dataset
Spring 2022 Netflix Movies Challenge Free Analyst Education Pass and MicroStrategy Swag! Due by July 1st, 2022 Download Dataset
World 2022 Crypto Challenge  Apple Watch, Free Analyst Education Pass, and MicroStrategy Swag! Due by Jan 26th, 2021 Download Dataset