Anthony DebyserBI Architect at ArcelorMittal
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"We especially like the initial part of feature engineering, because feature engineering is included in most engines, but DataRobot has an excellent way of picking up the right features."
"All of the modules that we used to have separately in our on-premises solution are now integrated into one platform."
"The Smart Predict, Smart Insights, and Smart Discovery predictive analysis features are quite good."
"The most valuable features are the visualization and user-friendliness."
"The ease of use of the solution is its most valuable feature. We haven't tried all of the features yet. The graphing and the ease of using the analytics tools have been great. It's all drag and drop; you don't need to code anything."
"Provides rich features for developing automated reports and dashboards."
"The user interface is quite good for developing reports out of models."
"Planning is the most valuable feature of the product because it's integrated and that means we don't need to rely on an independent planning environment."
"If we could include our existing Python or R code in DataRobot, we could make it even better. The DataRobot that we have is specific to an industry, but most of the time we would have our own algorithms, which are specific to our own use case. If we had a way by which we could integrate our proprietary things into DataRobot with a simple integration, it would help us a lot."
"There should be more features for the time series charts."
"I would like to see reporting to the Analytics cloud directly."
"Some of the standard visualizations, such as a speedometer or a goal chart, are not there and should be added."
"We are currently working on connectivity with S/4HANA, but we would like to have better connectivity with our legacy systems."
"Statistical analysis should be a bit more profound than it is."
"SAP Analytics cloud needs better exporting options."
"There is no direct connector from SAP to Redshift, so we are required to use a third-party product that was recommended by SAP."
"When it comes to planning there is a concern about the ability to match the exact requirements of the customer with what the product offers."
"We dropped the plan to use DataRobot, because we found the pricing to be on the higher sise. We liked DataRobot a lot, but due to the pricing, we dropped that idea."
"It is a bit expensive, but really worth it, especially if you are already using other SAP tools."
"It is not the most expensive one. You have to do the cost-of-ownership analysis and take a lot of things into consideration to come up with the conclusion that it is cheaper or not, but its price is reasonable. It provides value for money."
"It's quite expensive and costs a lot to maintain, especially with licensing."
"It's not that costly as such for the time being."
"Its licensing is on a monthly basis."
"Compute and storage features should be sold separately."
"Its pricing is okay as compared to its competitors."
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DataRobot is ranked 4th in Predictive Analytics with 1 review while SAP Analytics Cloud is ranked 2nd in Predictive Analytics with 22 reviews. DataRobot is rated 8.0, while SAP Analytics Cloud is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of DataRobot writes "Has a set of good features and an easy setup". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Analytics Cloud writes "Enables us to allocate, spread, and distribute actual figures". DataRobot is most compared with Alteryx, RapidMiner and SAS Predictive Analytics, whereas SAP Analytics Cloud is most compared with Tableau, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, Microsoft BI, Oracle Analytics Cloud and Qlik Sense.
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