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Find out what your peers are saying about Google Data Studio vs. SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform and other solutions. Updated: March 2020.
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Pros
"This has improved our organization by allowing people to see their data and develop visualizations themselves."

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"It is solid and stable.""The common metadata environment means that the entire organisation has the same definition of core measures rather than these being derived in spreadsheets or specific reports.""The solution's user security is extremely effective. You can profile very well. All the users and all the functionality is protected and that includes information and data segregation."

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Cons
"There is a significant degree of sophistication required to compete with Tableau or Cognos."

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"Over the years, the product tends to rename and rebrand itself and change its direction. This is a deficit of the solution.""This solution is complex to configure and administer.""The self-service area, or dashboard, needs some improvement. While the reporting itself is great, the dashboard and Analytics Cloud are not user friendly."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Biggest concerns from our clients are how to visualize all reports into one dashboard. We use GDS to display necessary metrics from Google Analytics based on client's needs. We also use GDS to help… more »
Top Answer: There are many...It would rather depend what System BI architecture or Enterprise legacy you have at your end...I would recommend as follows:  1) If you have legacies of SAP, Oracle  - look for SAP… more »
Top Answer: Since at least 45% of BusinessObjects customers in North America also use Tableau, you would be a good company using both tools. BusinessObjects is used primarily for BI reporting and Tableau for… more »
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Data StudioSAP BusinessObjects BI Platform, SAP BusinessObjects, Business Objects
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Overview

Google Data Studio (beta) turns your data into informative dashboards and reports that are easy to read, easy to share, and fully customizable. Dashboarding allows you to tell great data stories to support better business decisions.

The SAP® BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence (BI) platform is a flexible, scalable information infrastructure that helps you more easily discover and share insights for better business decisions. The integrated, unified infrastructure enables scalability from one to many tools and interfaces on premise, in the cloud, or as a hybrid approach.

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Sample Customers
Genesys, Shueisha SRAM, Kennametal, Fairfax Water, British American Tobacco, Velux, and FedEx.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider22%
Media Company9%
Retailer6%
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Healthcare Company13%
Manufacturing Company13%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Consumer Goods Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider14%
Manufacturing Company6%
Government5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise50%
Find out what your peers are saying about Google Data Studio vs. SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform and other solutions. Updated: March 2020.
455,108 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Google Data Studio is ranked 10th in Reporting Tools with 1 review while SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform is ranked 6th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 5 reviews. Google Data Studio is rated 8.0, while SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Google Data Studio writes "Easy to use and offers a plethora of query sources". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform writes "Once you are stable on a BusinessObjects release, it is worth staying there for a while". Google Data Studio is most compared with Microsoft BI, Amazon QuickSight, Qlik Sense, Tableau and MicroStrategy, whereas SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform is most compared with SAP Analytics Cloud, Microsoft BI, Oracle OBIEE, Qlik Sense and Alteryx. See our Google Data Studio vs. SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform report.

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