SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform Review

​Provides autonomy for all the business users to develop their own reports


How has it helped my organization?

Autonomy for all the business users to develop their own reports.

What is most valuable?

The report development tool called SAP Web Intelligence under the BI Launch Pad portal.

What needs improvement?

This product could be improved with Cloud Integrations and Predictive Analytics functions integration.

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support is excellent.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

No.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is not an expensive platform. The licensing is for a package of users starting at 10 users. Currently, it has an option of a Cloud Platform (SAP Analytics Cloud) which has a lower price than the on-premise platform, and you can buy individual licences per user.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated Cognos and OBIEE.

What other advice do I have?

It is a very good product, stable, and has good technical capabilities.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

BI Platform 4.2
**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner.
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