We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The most valuable features are the reporting and the charts. The reporting functionality is handy for aggregation, when it comes to planning. That ability is fascinating and our users are very happy with it. The charts and the reporting allow our users to see all the data and to see how things are going this year or in the COVID situation. They're seeing everything. Instead of having to check data line by line, they're seeing it in a graph and they're seeing it in charts."
"It is very easy to use. It has got what they call a toolkit, which is a no-code development environment. You can develop a whole solution with it because it is a complete platform. There is a lot of online material that can be used as a reference. You can help yourself while developing a solution. There are some prebuilt applications in the platform environment. You can very easily customize and integrate these applications. It also has flexible scaling of machine resources, which is really great."
"By using Board we can do a lot of free analysis. We can change the layout of a table and even the end-user can change the layout of a table. And in Board 11.2 you can save the layout. That's very useful for the customer, it's a very good function."
"One can see that it's a mature product because it addresses all the requirements that you must need for financial consolidation and for budgeting and planning. It's really easy to use."
"Scalability is one of this solution's big plus points."
"It's very easy to use and the functionality is quite complete."
"This product is very scalable and provides high ROI."
"Some of our users are still using an MS Office add-in for Excel for certain calculations, and when they export from Board, some of the values, some of the totals and column names, are not coming through into Excel."
"What could be better is the manual... nowadays, most people use a web client, but on the Board manual website, a lot of the information is only about the Windows client. If they could update that, it would be helpful."
"It can have more functionality for narrative reporting. They should also improve their training courses, which are currently very lightweight. When you get into more complex things, it is quite difficult to figure out what you're supposed to do, and you have to look at a lot of videos before you actually understand, which is a bit frustrating. Their training can be more comprehensive."
"This solution's stability is a little problematic."
"The level of complexity of the implementation is always a challenge."
"The solution is about to cease to exist, so it doesn't really matter if they add anything to it. It's at end-of-life."
"The Oracle technical support in our area is terrible."
"It is not the cheapest product on earth, but you get so much. It provides good value for money."
BOARD International - headquartered in Switzerland - is a leading global provider of software for improving business results through better decision making. By unifying Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management into a single product, BOARD enables companies to achieve a shared vision of their performance across the entire organization, and thus a single version of the truth.
BOARD provides seamless solutions for • Reporting & Analysis • Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting • Profitability Modelling & Optimization • Simulation & What-if-Analysis • Scorecarding & Strategy Management • Financial Consolidation. Based on visual modelling, BOARD has enabled global companies to deploy BI and CPM applications without a single line of code in a fraction of the time and cost associated with traditional solutions.
Board is ranked 3rd in Business Performance Management with 4 reviews while Oracle Hyperion is ranked 4th in Business Performance Management with 5 reviews. Board is rated 9.0, while Oracle Hyperion is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Board writes "Integration with SAP has helped with process optimization, with all data and reports in one place". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Hyperion writes "A mature, extensive solution that scales very effectively". Board is most compared with Tableau, SAP Analytics Cloud, Microsoft BI, CCH Tagetik and Jedox, whereas Oracle Hyperion is most compared with Anaplan, IBM Cognos, Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud, Tableau and Adaptive Insights. See our Board vs. Oracle Hyperion report.
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