IBM Cognos TM1 Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM Cognos TM1 competitors are
  • Microsoft BI
  • Oracle Essbase
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform
  • QlikView
  • Jedox
  • BOARD
  • Tableau
  • IBM Watson Analytics
Read reviews of IBM Cognos TM1 competitors and alternatives
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Microsoft
itspec564565
Real User
IT Specialist at a wholesaler/distributor with 1-10 employees
Aug 06 2018

What is most valuable?

It has the most secured database that I have ever used, which is the most important part of Microsoft BI.

How has it helped my organization?

* It is free. * SSAS and SSRS work great together. * There is a lot of help and documentation on the Internet, so no special training is needed... more»

What needs improvement?

The reporting part of Microsoft BI is rather limited compared to other reporting tools.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously used iFrame. We did long studies about which tool to use in our company. We decided to use Microsoft BI because it was a complete... more»

What other advice do I have?

Most important criteria when selecting a vendor: * Price * Ability to go on the Internet and locate support information. * Secure product * Easy... more»
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Tableau
Dante Garcia
User
BI Operations Support Leader at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 24 2018

What is most valuable?

* Visual analytical reporting * Ad hoc reporting * Self-service; users can build their own reports based on their needs. * Drag and drop to create analytical dashboards. * Multiple... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It provides business users with a tool, so they are not dependent on IT.

What needs improvement?

Needs bursting email and export to Excel. Many users still need to download the information (to Excel) and export to an Excel macro to merge the info with some other info. Bursting... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Analysis is now more visual than in the past, which was only long operational support reports with bunches of info.
Leonardo Salvino
Consultant
Business Intelligence Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Aug 25 2018

What is most valuable?

The easy integration with different database sources and the strength when working with complex data. It’s possible to integrate different data... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Before using OBIEE, my customer had difficulties building Dashboards and usine visual components to show information. Now they can do it fast... more»

What needs improvement?

I think there are some issues to be solved, and it needs some visual improvements, especially on the charts, but it is still the best solution... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I had aready used Microsoft reporting services. I migrated to OBIEE because my customer doesn´t use Microsoft tools for BI.

What other advice do I have?

My customers want a solution that connects any data source, and does all the jobs for them. It doesn´t exist. People have to know their data,... more»

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