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Business Intelligence Tools articles
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zeeshaan
Real User
Developer at a manufacturing company with 500-5000 employees
17 comments
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srdirect9129Consider Jaspersoft. Easier to use and embeddable...and Open Source so price... more »
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consulta11745SAS BI is a very costly solution. Qlikview and Tableau are low cost solutions... more »
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predicti8802In my experience, the decision for a BI tool has to be aligned with the KPI´s... more »
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Director Business Intelligence at a bankWe are not using either tool. However, we do have an RFI going forward that... more »
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se11034I have no prior experience on either of the BI tools mentioned but as per my... more »
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Doug LautzenheiserWithout understanding the company's context, it is hard to recommend one over... more »
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Michael LeinoI can tell you all about SAP Business Objects. I do not have any experience... more »
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dataarch5532My experience with QlikView/QlikTech is very limited. I have used SAS BI and... more »
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Alex KriegelThese products occupy different niches...while overlapping to a significant... more »
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Kelly MartinI don't think I would be much help as I haven't used SAS BI (but I have... more »
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SrBIGuyQliktech is mainly only dashboarding. It does not do generic operational... more »
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Patrick de WittBoth are good tools, but for a different audience. This doesn't mean you have... more »
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John FoytI don't have direct experience with either tool. Anecdotally, SAP BI is... more »
Larry-keller-li?1389012431
Larry KellerIn simple terms -Both of these options have a high cost of ownership and... more »
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reviewer8829SAS is definitely not the recommended tool for this user based on this... more »
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GrahamCIn my experience neither is a good choice: SAS BI works well within a total... more »
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zeeshaanThanks all for the comments. I hope we select the right tool at our... more »
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Jhornber
Real User
BI Expert at a tech services company with 1-500 employees
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Rusty Isaac
Real User
Vice President at a financial services firm with 5000+ employees
Apr 28 2014
2 comments
Khalid-berrada-li?1391661405
Khalid BerradaDoes it open an new consolidation in the BI market similar to the one which... more »
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Mary Ann RichardsonI would be interested in learning how Tibco will integrate its business model... more »
Business Intelligence Tools questions
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rsh0303
Real User
IT Analyst at a government with 500-5000 employees
31 answers
Larry-keller-li?1389012431
Larry KellerYes - but it addresses only data visualization and analysis vendors more »
Gustavo-ramirez-perez-li?1392130268
Gustavo Ramirez PérezThe best and most known evaluation Matrix is Gartner´s Matrix. It also... more »
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Rikard MajcenGartner BI-MQ-2014 can help more »
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Luke_AlonsoThis is a pretty comprehensive overview with a Magic Quadrant... more »
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reviewer74586Gartner probably does the best job of all the rating organizations, but Klas... more »
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Phillip MarshA review of the gartner magic quadrant is a good starting point. There also... more »
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Jonathan FordWhen it comes to BI, unless the business sees the need, it will forever say... more »
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Nurul HaszeliYes. I can help out. You can send me a message. more »
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imabiproI would suggest checking in with Cindy Howson at the BI Scorecard. She... more »
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boconne27I don't have access to an evaluation matrix. I worked for a very large... more »
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reviewer93135I have one I used, but frankly I found that the "can you do this"... more »
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reviewer93888The problem with tool selection criteria is the way they are applied and the... more »
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reviewer85482I would recommend Gartner's BI Magic Quadrant see... more »
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Ariel LindenfeldVery interesting discussion! We've added several examples of BI matrices... more »
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Rusty IsaacVery useful, thanks. more »
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Privilege MatizanadzoQuite an interesting discussion and eye opener. more »
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solution9861Starting with customer acceptance criteria before going to a Evaluation... more »
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rsh0303Thanks for all the helpful comments. Please send me the full matrix from... more »
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reviewer75321Hi, before responding to this question let me be open and declare a bias... more »
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Larry KellerBrevity is rewarded - the operative word is "report" and not analysis visual... more »
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arnabWe have noted that one single BI does not meet the requirements of large... more »
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JhornberI just completed an evaluation of (and ultimately a final selection from)... more »
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Srinivas YedallaPlease share your thoughts... more »
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Adriano CarvalhoJhornber, it will be nice to share it. more »
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Joanne MorganYes, I would be interested in seeing your... more »
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Ariel LindenfeldJhornber - Can you share your criteria here with the community? I'm sure... more »
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JhornberI've posted my BI tools selection criteria here:... more »
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Ariel LindenfeldThanks for sharing Jhornber! Which BI tool did you end up selecting? more »
Jhornber-li?1382386428
JhornberUltimately Qlikview was selected, as it seemed to best meet our particular... more »
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KLBaxterJhornber - was there a reason Cognos wasn't evaluated? All my initial... more »
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JhornberKLBaxter: Partly because we were focused mostly on the dashboarding side of... more »
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Ariel Lindenfeld
Community Mgr
Director of Community Management
IT Central Station
Mar 23 2014
30 answers
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Jegades AchappanEase of use, implementation, adaptability licensing. more »
Rusty-isaac-li?1398338860
Rusty IsaacEase of use is my #1 most important criteria. Interested to see what others... more »
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Deepak ManoharPerformance and Scalability. Ease of use goes without saying. more »
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Abhishek The following are important when researching BI Tools: 1. Licensing... more »
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Aditya ChavaliUser Friendly IT Maintenance Friendly more »
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Venkatraman SubramanianThe following is the order I follow when I research BI tools: 1. Scalability... more »
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Milind KhamkarSimplicity ~ Scaleablity ~ Sensiblity more »
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Bill FrankI believe you have to match product capabilities to company BI strategy first... more »
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Dean CareyThe most important criteria for me would be it's ease of use for... more »
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reviewer124860Most folks tend to think of UI and the flashy, sexy stuff. However,... more »
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reviewer130395User friendliness is at the top of my criteria list! more »
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Shalin GhelaniFlexibility, ease of use, scalabilty more »
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Gonzalo SegarraUser friendly and very good dashboards more »
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reviewer132927Integration with existing portfolio more »
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Dung Dinh TienFollowing this order: 1-Licence cost 2-Visualization data (dashboard,... more »
Bisera-ivanoska-li?1403285256
Bisera IvanoskaIt is important that a Business Intelligence solution supports the principle... more »
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Satyabrata MishraThe scale at which you are going to implement the BI tool. Everything else... more »
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Sanjay KumarPerformance, understandability and user-friendly more »
Aman-li?1404482575
Aman The success or failure of any BI project depends on collecting and... more »
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reviewer140223Feature Set, Ease of use, mass deployment capabilities, and licensing costs.. more »
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reviewer140463Scalability and Performance Maintenance Requirements TCO Product Roadmap more »
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Scott MitchellKey Evaluation Points for BI Tools: 1) Ease of use – Self-service analytics... more »
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Gareth CrawshawAt risk of repeating others, ease of use, scalability, security (user and row... more »
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reviewer1461871. Easy of Use 2. Licensing cost more »
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reviewer146421Check support for Analytics, Data Insights, Visualization and data as service more »
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Paresh TGood Feedback. SO based on feedback, all I can add is... more »
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reviewer149946I would start by saying that there is not a single criteria that will... more »
Joan-fabregat-serra-li?1409666270
Joan Fabregat SerraIt depends on the environment where you are implementing the BI solution. If... more »
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Ben YeungWe have found that a easy-to-use UI, Integration with our ERP/DW, and speedy... more »
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Priyadharshini PichaiPerformance, Licensing Cost and User Friendly more »
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Rubab Rizvi
Real User
Manager - Knowledge & Insights at a marketing services firm with 500-5000 employees
Apr 01 2014
36 answers
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reviewer78834Hi, I have the same question!!!!! I’m comparing both tools right now…... more »
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Teri KurtzIt is because both are desktop tools. It is back to the future. We did... more »
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Francesco MoriniWell, it really depends on what you what do to with the tool. Both are... more »
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PaulDear Sir, Qlikview, Tableau, Spotfire,... are all front end tools which... more »
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Renata KuczynskaWe have just purchased Tableau, so soon I will have a first hand... more »
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reviewer91872I would recommend looking at Gartner's 2014 report which shows the pros and... more »
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rsh0303Hi, I am beginning to think that any tool that is still using OLAP cube... more »
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Renata KuczynskaI totally agree with Paul's comment, there is no magic here, just some... more »
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JhornberI would also agree that Tableau is more data discovery than classic... more »
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Noorali SomaniI think it is important to understand that it is not a situation of bias. It... more »
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Ian PrinslooThey are both good and they actually both slow down with larger volumes.... more »
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Chuck HooperIf you're having trouble with the decision, it usually means either will do... more »
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Ghislain LAMYI just know QlikView, Tableau only by name. But I know that QlikView is more... more »
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reviewer71784Automatic Drill down provided by Tableau for date is just an awesome feature... more »
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Peter NommesenHi, I have quickly gathered below my views about these two tools. Note... more »
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H.Emre ArıkanI agree with jhornber. Additionaly, as of today, QV is a in memory tool. You... more »
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Tim LittleReading through the answers on this thread, it would seem that the aspects of... more »
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Marcelo TonioloPersonally I haven’t used either tool. We are in the process of choosing a BI... more »
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John BeckerSorry Researched both, but never actually used either one (?). ... more »
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reviewer77067From my point of view people new to Business Analytics and Business... more »
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reviewer78834Excellent answer! Thanks a lot! Regards Elisabete Miranda more »
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H.Emre ArıkanThere is a fourth level, where no tool helps anymore. It is custom sql... more »
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Patrick de WittThe answer to which is better isn't that quite easy to give as you... more »
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reviewer76074Choose Spotfire if scalability is your concern. I've been using Tableau for a... more »
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Mandar ShindagiTry office365 (free for 1 month). It's way cheaper and simpler than... more »
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srdirect9129Use Jaspersoft, it doesn't have any scalability issues. more »
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reviewer93051Hi, I am not familiar with Tableau. I had very limited exposure to... more »
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Chuck HooperHave to disagree on the performance issue. I have a demo I show that is over... more »
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John BeckerSee my comment above, but in order to be truly helpful, we need to... more »
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Keerthy KeerthyMy take on QlikView vs. Tableau- QlikView performance depends on your data... more »
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Andy SheppardThis is a handy side by... more »
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Russell StoebeSorry I have not experience with either more »
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Jackie LieberI've not worked with it but to reduce your frustration, do a needs... more »
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Arzu BarskeBoth are compliant for Trend/Visual Analytics. Tableau works with local data... more »
Anand-sundararaman-li?1400165266
Anand SundararamanHave no experience with either but you may find the link provided by Jackie... more »
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reviewer145734Hi, We did this exercise of evaluation of tools qlikview vs Tableau.... more »
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Nadav Arad
Real User
Program Manager at a aerospace/defense firm with 5000+ employees
14 answers
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David EatonWe recently implemented an embedded BI solution in our collaboration software... more »
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Arsenio MonjaneI suggest you to use a report Server such as MICROSOFT (SSIRS),... more »
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MichaelnI suggest using the following tools 1. SAP Crystal Report should be pretty... more »
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David Fombella PombalI strongly recommend Pentaho Reporting capabilities, very useful for... more »
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reviewer72435Sure … If the customer needs scale in terms of both numbers of users (with... more »
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reviewer77067I recommend you do a little research on BI Open Source solutions. In your... more »
Noorali-somani-li?1396324206
Noorali SomaniSSRS may actually work pretty nice. It embeds nicely with Asp.net and it has... more »
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Mindaugas BielovasI strongly believe that Belladati can solve the issue and meet your... more »
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Alex KriegelGiven your presumable Linux expertise, I think you ought to take a look at... more »
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John BeckerNo Not really in my wheel house. more »
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Murthy KhandavilliOpen Source BI Tools like Japsersoft would be suitable to meet your... more »
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Mandar ShindagiHi, I think the open source version of eclipse BIRT will be a good option.... more »
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Marcel MagalhãesI recommend Microstrategy Report Services... more »
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Mary Ann RichardsonI would recommend looking into using Jaspersoft for embedding reports into... more »
Database Expert at a energy/utilities company with 5000+ employees
21 answers
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Mary Ann RichardsonWhat might be “easy” for some is often “difficult” for others. Some users... more »
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Rich MycroftI am still early in my Tableau experience. I do know that MS has a thing... more »
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Neeraja Rao KuppiliThank you Mary Ann and Rich. Thanks for link too Mary. I will explore further... more »
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Michael HorneYou can't really compare Tableau and Report Builder. They're both BI front... more »
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Larry KellerDoes the fact that MS wanted to buy Tableau Software tell us anything years... more »
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Peter NommesenIt has been a while since I did stuff in Report Builder. But why do you want... more »
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Todd CanedyI can't see one replacing the other. They are two distinctively different... more »
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Rich MycroftHi, What you have indicated is pretty much what I see and have been quietly... more »
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tjbateRich - I feel for you. The supposed benefits of standardisation of end-user... more »
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Todd CanedyRich- What is it that current leadership perceives as lacking in the current ... more »
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Todd CanedyRich- What is it that current leadership perceives as lacking in the current ... more »
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Todd CanedyRich- What is it that current leadership perceives as lacking in the current ... more »
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Rich MycroftI wouldn't feel too sorry, it is a very good group to work with.  After a lot... more »
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Todd CanedyRich- What is it that current leadership perceives as lacking in the current ... more »
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Neeraja Rao KuppiliReading through the responses from all you knowledgeable persons out there is... more »
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Todd CanedyRich- What is it that current leadership perceives as lacking in the current ... more »
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Rich MycroftCurrent business leadership include the VP of Finance, so determining a... more »
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Trevor GankarchIt is really the outcome and target goals that are achieved with the right... more »
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bojanakorosecTableau is more suitable for somebody that is not developer and it's very... more »
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Jeff Ridings, MBA, BISASorry to hear you have to move to Report Builder. Tableau is superior by a... more »
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Ariel Lindenfeld
Community Mgr
Director of Community Management
IT Central Station
Mar 23 2014
7 answers
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imabiproI could answer the Business Objects questions ... Webfocus is not my expertise. more »
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Alan ByersI can provide some feedback on WebFOCUS, and have SOME experience in BO. ... more »
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Ulises HerreraYes, I can help you. Feel free to send me a message. more »
Nurul-haszeli-li?1389409006
Nurul HaszeliI have to apologize as I don't have experience using WebFocus. However, I... more »
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@ANPCI have not used BusinessObjects since the acquisition by SAP, but had... more »
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reviewer73503I don't want to interfere in a community discussion, but I need to note that... more »
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Dave WallisWebFOCUS and Business Objects have pretty similar capabilities from a... more »
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reviewer91872
Real User
Senior HR Analyst at a financial services firm with 500-5000 employees
Apr 07 2014
13 answers
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Teri KurtzYou should download Lumira from Business Objects/SAP website. It is included... more »
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Larry KellerBusiness Objects now SAP and Tableau should not be in the same room together... more »
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reviewer72435I don’t think it’s one versus the other … but both depending on the use case.... more »
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Scott NeelyTableau has very nice visualization tools and if that is the extent of your... more »
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Larry KellerHaving a background in stats, I do appreciate the fact that Tableau now... more »
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Alex KriegelGiven familiarity with the Tableau toolset, and assuming that it meets your... more »
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Apostolos BafaloukasIf your HR team feels happy with Tableau and at the same time you can get... more »
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H.Emre ArıkanSure, if you have the desktop, you need the server product to publish your... more »
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JhornberI'm reiterating what has been said in one way or another but: We currently... more »
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Teri KurtzI would agree. However, the new tool Lumira is developed and designed for the... more »
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Msc001I think you have quite convincingly answered your question. IT made... more »
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Teri KurtzI think you all need to understand that Business Objects has several... more »
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Paul GrillI agree with Larry Keller's first comment that you should not be comparing... more »
System Analyst at a tech services company with 1-500 employees
Apr 24 2014
7 answers
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David Fombella PombalPentaho is better than Jasper, more active community. Full BI suite... more »
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jrbideve8199I can provide you with information regarding your questions. Contact me if... more »
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Krishnamurthy Swaminathan PMPIn general, Pentaho is better because it provides more features and also... more »
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jrbideve8199This will help you to understand the tool difference and selection.... more »
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Jose Francisco OsorioI have to agree with those who tout Pentaho as the superior solution. Though... more »
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Chetan AhujaAgree, as per feedback from my clients, Pentaho has the confidence, but... more »
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Togar HutabaratThank you very much guys. I didn't think my post would get a response like... more »
Manager at a tech company with 5000+ employees
Apr 28 2014
9 answers
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jrbideve8199Sorry I can't help, I only use Pentaho, Jaspersoft and Talend technologies. more »
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David SelibI have worked with Spotfire but not QlikView. So I can't provide a... more »
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H.Emre ArıkanQV dashboards are clearly fancier, normally they're faster too because of... more »
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reviewer104349I am evaluating BI vendors who built integrated platforms form the ground up... more »
Petr-kucera-li?1394821366
Petr KučeraYou are right. QlikView is very aggressive and very good. Unfortunately I... more »
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JhornberI would agree with what's been stated above. Spotfire definitely has an edge... more »
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reviewer97383I'm more comfortable with more enterprise class solutions such as Microsoft,... more »
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reviewer107994Yes, I have worked on QlikView. The interface is very friendly and helps... more »
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director9561Yes, I have been through the software selection with QlikView. One of the... more »
Manager of Data Analytics at a pharma/biotech company with 1-500 employees
Consultant at a consultancy with 1-500 employees
May 19 2014
10 answers
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reviewer74586This would be a popular question – I think a lot of people would be very... more »
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iannicholsonIf you are investigating new BI tools like Tableau and QlikView, then you... more »
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Venkatraman SubramanianI agree with Ian that you would want to try something on the cloud, that will... more »
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David SelibI can't address QlikView, but Tableau is a great tool for visual... more »
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Reviewer103722Hi I don’t have a current comparison. My 2 cents: QV is better for... more »
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reviewer71784I am not the correct person to explain the pricing part but definitely I can... more »
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reviewer75321Development times will be very different. Qlikview requires scripting... more »
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Paul OsuldsenTake a look at Power BI in office 365. This will give approximately the same... more »
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pillarA quick overview of Tableau: - It offers business intelligence for dummies,... more »
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John BeckerHere's what I posted on an earlier associated posting: Sorry Researched... more »
Jun 05 2014
14 answers
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reviewer119382Sorry I cannot comment on Spotfire, just Tableau, and we are a medium to... more »
Sharon-shelton-li?1400696208
Sharon SheltonHave you looked at Entrinsik Informer? With an intuitive user interface,... more »
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Reviewer516I can give my opinion about Tableau: it is a good tool, user friendly, easy... more »
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arthurIf you want usability VS best price, consider trying the Tableau solution... more »
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patrickpitreSpotfire is expensive and has better statistical functionality than Tableau.... more »
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John BeckerSort of depends on our friends’ use case ... Different business sectors,... more »
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David SelibI think I addressed this in another reply, but... For a 'small' business,... more »
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Director461I cannot comment in Spotfire but we use Tableau rather extensively. Users... more »
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Larry KellerPut price aside until you know: - who are the users?.......business types... more »
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David SelibLarry, no matter what reporting tools selected, they are all a... more »
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Raul Bernardino, B. of Comp. Sc, MSc in ISMOther reference is explained by Andrei Pandre on data visiausation please... more »
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gagneetI would prefer Tableau over Spotfire, mainly because of the features it... more »
Peter-storbeck-li?1398826017
Peter StorbeckAgree with the answers recommending Tableau. What is not mentioned is... more »
User at a tech services company
Jun 09 2014
5 answers
Md-shams-sultan-li?1400226543
Md. Shams SultanBeginning with version 7.0.4, Tableau supports connecting directly SAP®... more »
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reviewer86880Tableau is a data exploration and visualization tool with an in... more »
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Director461Tableau and Business Objects come from two different (although overlapping)... more »
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reviewer77067Basically and besides for some differences between tools, Business Objects... more »
Enrico-ruggeri-li?1398761298
Enrico RuggeriSorry, I do not know Tableau, I know BO just for upgrading old reports. I use... more »
Jun 12 2014
8 answers
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reviewer84291I haven't used either, but I can Imagine that if you already have an Oracle... more »
Reviewer78465-li?1401979194
John BeckerI don't have any experience with these two BI solutions, but just came back... more »
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György KissI think OBIEE isvery powerful when it comes to huge data volumes. You can set... more »
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Md. Shams SultanOBIEE is very powerful when it comes to huge data volumes more »
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reviewer74910I'd suggest you look at these... more »
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reviewer125577Thank you all. more »
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reviewer124860I would concur with Reviewer78465 above, and suggest you strongly consider... more »
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Abhishek I used both products rather briefly. In my experience, OBIEE is better... more »
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Avigail Sugarman
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Jun 17 2014
12 answers
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Saumil SahebaSAP BO is a very robust tool for BI but is very structured and is difficult... more »
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srdirect9129neither--consider Spotfire/Jaspersoft from Tibco.--full fledged BI stack with... more »
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Rich MycroftIn my experience the two are different tools for different purposes. QlikView... more »
Md-shams-sultan-li?1400226543
Md. Shams SultanQlikView does an excellent job of evolving with an organization as it can... more »
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Johnny YaromThe tools have total different approach : in BO you have to build your... more »
Patrick-de-witt-li?1379754335
Patrick de WittI would say they serve different audiences but can also be used at the same... more »
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Lalitha RamalingamOur company evaluated QlikView but found SAP BO meeting our needs. Hence we... more »
Reviewer75321-li?1386861145
reviewer75321In my experience, Business Objects has enterprise administration and... more »
Anh-le-dung-li?1400334665
Anh LE DUNGQlikView = SAP BO * 1000 at a reporting level. Nowadays, SAP BI solutions... more »
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Marcel MagalhãesHi, I think SAP BO is better than Qlikview, because SAP uses Crystal... more »
Georgy-kasabian-li?1402865275
Georgy KasabianHi, We haVE experience with both, so my summary is as follows: SAP BO... more »
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Venkatraman SubramanianSAP - BO is all traditional and extracts data from a structured sources and... more »
Business Analyst at a tech services company with 1-500 employees
Jun 29 2014
11 answers
Larry-keller-li?1389012431
Larry KellerSelf service Visual Intelligence left the station some time ago. Tableau... more »
Peter-tomusange-li?1403892822
Peter TomusangeThank you for your insights. I have done some due diligence. I am however... more »
Aleksey-alpatov-li?1403774275
Aleksey AlpatovHi, Tableau Desktop - $1999. You can use one license key for two PCs. Your... more »
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Aleksey AlpatovI forgot to mention- Tableau Desktop Installs by clicking setup.exe - very... more »
Reviewer91872-li?1396368688
reviewer91872I'm in the middle of a Tableau implementation going from desktop to server. ... more »
Andrew-mcswiggan-li?1400779004
Andrew McSwigganRegarding Tableau  There are 2 versions of the software Desktop and... more »
Gopal-tandon-li?1403242211
Gopal TandonWe are using Tableau and satisfying our more than 250 clients. Its easy to... more »
Peter-storbeck-li?1398826017
Peter StorbeckI work with a competing product, QlikView, but the rules are similar. Tableau... more »
Peter-tomusange-li?1403892822
Peter TomusangeDear Peter, Your analysis is so ever helpful. The imaginary TCO as broken... more »
Jay-sundaramoorthy-li?1386933133
Jay SundaramoorthyI was in the same boat. Sisense said if you have any single table of more... more »
Peter-tomusange-li?1403892822
Peter TomusangeThanks everyone for the great input... I have zeroed down to Tableau; and... more »
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Avigail Sugarman
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IT Central Station
Jul 09 2014
7 answers
Reviewer75321-li?1386861145
reviewer75321You might want to also check out the recent Forrester Report on Agile... more »
Md-shams-sultan-li?1400226543
Md. Shams SultanI agree with Gartner's 2014 report. Tableau desktop software is a powerful... more »
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Director461Our users love Tableau and the number of Tableau users keeps growing. For... more »
Dung-dinh-tien-li?1394160080
Dung Dinh TienI agree with the point that Tableau is a top visualization data tool. more »
Aleksey-alpatov-li?1403774275
Aleksey AlpatovYea, I agree. Tableau is a complex BI solution in the best way... more »
Andrew-mcswiggan-li?1400779004
Andrew McSwigganThis ranking makes sense to me from an operational perspective as the tool... more »
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CPoderosoI agree with Mike L. Tableau seems to be a very good end user tool - I am not... more »
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Avigail Sugarman
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Jul 28 2014
19 answers
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Adi AzariaWhen looking into a new Bi solution you need to consider a few things: 1.... more »
Sylvain-depont-li?1405692800
Sylvain DepontHi, I'm looking the same thing, but unfortunately, BO & MSBI can't be the... more »
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Nick RosarioWe have tried many BI / Analytic solutions, Cognos (all studios, cubes, etc),... more »
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reviewer91872We have been using Tableau for a few years. It has an Excel pivot drag and... more »
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David SelibThe question was ... For a company which has been using SAP BO and... more »
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Chuck HooperSimple answer=Tableau. Easiest to get started with, and, has incredible... more »
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reviewer77067Hi, I suggest you use Arcplan which already has SAP connectors. As you may... more »
Patrick-de-witt-li?1379754335
Patrick de WittIt depends more on having insight on the datamodel and how difficult... more »
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Keith BreedloveI've been looking at these tools for a lot of years from the perspective of... more »
Reviewer74586-li?1386800202
reviewer74586I would focus on Tableau and MicroStrategy (we went with MSTR several years... more »
Avishek-kundu-li?1404451145
Avishek KunduI would suggest looking at Tableau for requirements of self-service nature.... more »
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Tresy UnahI suggest Power Data, the new Microsoft develop. more »
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Keith BreedloveNick, Good comments similar to the points I was making. I think that it... more »
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Andrew McSwigganSap business objects can provide a sophisticated self service solution that... more »
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wjgrayThese solutions seem good for Visualizations. I like Pentaho personally. ... more »
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Marcel MagalhãesHello, I think Microstrategy has a good choice. Any doubts look... more »
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Krish KompellaAll the traditional BI platforms including Business Objects and Microsoft... more »
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George VigilYour Collegue may want to look at Tableau. more »
Developer at a maritime company with 5000+ employees
Aug 07 2014
22 answers
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iannicholsonFor SQL Server Analysis Services cubes you might consider Yellowfin BI or Zap... more »
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Guru KalleDid you try IBM Cognos ?? It is a good tool to use on OLAP/BI. more »
Yitz-isaac-corn-li?1399532863
Yitz (Isaac) CornAnother option is good old Microsoft Excel 2010/2013. You can link a... more »
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Hirdesh SinghAs you are using Microsoft Services, the best solution would be to utilize... more »
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Keith BreedloveCheck out MicroStrategy's Analytics Enterprise. It has connectors to... more »
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Johan Ludvig BrattåsFirst of all, Tableau isn't a complete solution in that it doesn't do ETL .... more »
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David SelibYou also may want to consider TIBCO spotfire. Yes, that and Tableau... more »
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pentahob91065Hi, Neither Qlikview or Tableau have there own ETL solutions, but they... more »
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reviewer84489There is no generic Business Intelligence Tool. It depends on data you intend... more »
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Teri KurtzWhy do you want to move the data out of the cube into another tool. Find one... more »
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selva kumaranHi, Yes, based on my recent evaluation and implementation of... more »
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reviewer68091Hi,   It depends on what he is trying to achieve. I currently work with SAP... more »
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Jim ManousosWe work extensively with QlikView and have had great success. With a team of... more »
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reviewer143262You are right, QlikView and Tableau are complete solutions that includes... more »
Andrew-mcswiggan-li?1400779004
Andrew McSwigganQlikview and Tableau are BI solutions , primarily analytical tools that... more »
Erik-stenson-li?1401292660
Erik StensonI've always used business objects. It's great because you can connect to so... more »
Antonio-lira-li?1406676548
Antonio LiraMy advice is Qlikview, is very powerful and not very complex to use, but you... more »
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Marcel MagalhãesHello, You can connect Qlikview and Tableau in SQL... more »
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Guru KalleIf you are already using Microsoft SQL Analyis Services, you must be able to... more »
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reviewer135999Hi, I’m afraid I don’t use SSAS however your colleague is right about... more »
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Diego ScaravaggiI joined a project related to Qlikview and MS sql server 2008 in 2012 and the... more »