IBM Cognos Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of IBM Cognos competitors and alternatives
Real User
SSS3 at Caltrans
Nov 22 2016

What do you think of Oracle OBIEE?

Valuable Features The most valuable feature is its stability to connect with other data sources, other than Oracle. • Improvements to My Organization We basically are able to do better analytics, be able to make better decisions. • Room for Improvement I would probably just like to see more integration with big data sources. • Stability Issues Stability is very good. We've had good success using the product. • Scalability Issues Scalability has been good for us, because we have a large enterprise; it's state-wide. We scale it up to our state-wide enterprise system. • Customer Service and Technical Support Technical support is excellent, very good. • Previous Solutions We just needed to upgrade our current environment. I guess we decided to go with this...
Real User
Manager Analytics at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 30 2016

What is most valuable?

Data integration and visual drill-downs are excellent.

How has it helped my organization?

I work for a consultancy and develop projects for clients. Our clients have definitely got benefits with the use of QlikView with accessibility of their business metrics in an interactive form on their smartphones. Also, QlikView can compress... more»

What needs improvement?

* Version changes should be made fully compatible with older versions. * Advanced analytic capabilities of model building using regression or time-series analysis should also be added in the product.
Real User
Network Engineer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 28 2016

What is most valuable?

* Universe Designer - I use single interface for all the BI users who access/create ad hoc and canned report * SDK - important because we architected and designed a BI Product for 200+ customers using SDK * Lifecycle management tools - We... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's provided us with best practice reports out of the box for various modules. As well as an interface for creating adhoc reports with more analytical capabilities. This now allows us to exporting/share data in various formats (Excel, PDFs... more»

What needs improvement?

We do not have self-service BI tools which would enable SAP to compete with tools like Tableau and Qlikview. Reports/Dashboards on RDBMS cannot handle or scale the demands of the latest data analytics solutions.

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