1) The ease with which self-service BI can be achieved via a small scale trail deployment
Improvements to My Organization:
The company moved from paper based reporting to full dashboard reporting in the Sales function
Room for Improvement:
Use of Solution:
In some cases making a design change to a Pivot table can be problematic if an additional dimension is added to a report that has a “matrix” layout like the following:
None – During a stress test it was able to load 38 million records without any problems on simple dual core PC with ONLY 1 GB OF RAM (absolutely amazing. I would not have believed it to be possible but I did the test myself)
There are frequent follow-ups from the vendor once you register on their web site.
Very straight forward for a simple 1 application installation. Just pick 32 or 64 bit and go!
Any user can implement a simple 1 application installation, then just follow good communication protocol with the IT team to get access to central data stores and you are away.
Other Solutions Considered:
Silver, Spotfire from Tibco, Tableau Public, MicroStrategy’s free Reporting Suite, Roambi Analytics, Webalo, YellowFin, Jaspersoft
Just start …the rest will follow…
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Feb 12 2014