Anonymous UserJunior Consultant at a tech services company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"I find Crystal Reports very easy to use, even for a non-technical person."
"The most valuable feature is that from a user's point of view, it is easy to use and requires just a simple click to generate a report."
"Great capability, performance, flexibility, visuals, and the solution is also very cost effective."
"I am looking forward to testing their full graphics that are available, as they looked very interesting in the demo."
"There could be improvements made to the analytics capabilities."
"A real improvement would be a simpler system that allows users to play with the visualization without needing specialized skills and code."
"Would like the ability to be able to benchmark."
"There should be a better or an easier way to establish that connection to external sources."
"This product costs a lot of money."
"14,000 Pounds per year for licensing."
"I am still using the two-week trial, but at first sight, the price is reasonable."
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XLCubed is an add-in tool for Microsoft Excel that allows you to point to analysis and services cubes or any other relational databases so that you can create ad-hoc analysis, reporting and even dashboards that can be published to the web with a single click. Once you put items on the web, the environments are the same, which is really cool because the user interactivity and use of the report on the web and in Microsoft Excel is the same.
SAP Crystal Reports is ranked 9th in Reporting Tools with 2 reviews while XLCubed is ranked 15th in Reporting Tools with 2 reviews. SAP Crystal Reports is rated 8.0, while XLCubed is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of SAP Crystal Reports writes "Offers a good user experience that can export reports to different platforms, but it requires a specialized skillset to develop them". On the other hand, the top reviewer of XLCubed writes "Cost effective with great capability, performance, flexibility and visuals". SAP Crystal Reports is most compared with Microsoft BI, TIBCO Jaspersoft, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, Oracle OBIEE and Tableau, whereas XLCubed is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau and QlikView. See our SAP Crystal Reports vs. XLCubed report.
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