SAS Activity-Based Management Review

Helps to compare production costs across different departments. Try CostPerform from QPR.

How has it helped my organization?

Helps to compare production costs across different departments.

What needs improvement?

  • The data integration is very complex
  • Visualization of the cost flow is not user-friendly
  • It takes hours to build OLAP cubes to analyze the results of the model

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using this solution for three years.

How are customer service and technical support?

I would rate the level of technical support as very low.

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

We did not use a different solution before this one.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was very complex. The software installation needed several days.

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

Try to get other products in the package like enterprise guide and SAS integration studio.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated Hyperion PCM and SAP PCM.

What other advice do I have?

Try Cost Perform from QPR. It is a better tool. We weren’t aware of the existence of CostPerform during the tender.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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