Information Builders WebFOCUS Competitors and Alternatives

The top Information Builders WebFOCUS competitors are
  • Tableau
  • Microsoft BI
  • Oracle OBIEE
Read reviews of Information Builders WebFOCUS competitors and alternatives
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Tableau
reviewer639489
Real User
Enterprise Risk Manager at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 23 2017

What is most valuable?

The most attractive feature for our users is the ease of visualizing data in a meaningful manner. The ease of... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Key users of Tableau are from the Internal Audit team. Introduction of the tool has allowed the team to move away from... more»

What needs improvement?

Improvement is required in the way filters operate when applied on large data sets. Having the ability to select and... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The Desktop and Professional version pricing is straightforward. Cannot comment on the Server licensing aspect.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We have used (and continue to use) ACL for data analytics. However for simple analytics, and in particular, data... more»

What other advice do I have?

Thoroughly test your data connectivity requirements to make sure everything works well. From an end user perspective,... more»
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Microsoft
Rafael Martins Cardoso
Consultant
Business Intelligence Analyst & Developer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jan 31 2017

What is most valuable?

Since its integration into SQL Server 2005, Microsoft has made a number of improvements and added many new features. It had a big overhaul in... more»

What needs improvement?

The few things I mention below constitute very strong reasons why Microsoft has essentially abandoned the platform and why I agree with them. *... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The SQL Server Reporting Services works as a part of SQL Server license. If we have a licensed copy of SQL Server, we can run Reporting Services... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I switched from 2005 to 2008 in order to get more features.

What other advice do I have?

SQL Server Reporting Services is one of the most popular components of SQL Server, but it has always been surprisingly difficult to get from one... more»
sranalys6d97
Real User
Sr. Analyst - Business Applications at a software R&D company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 03 2016

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is that we don't have to do anything. They give the code by themselves. We just have to do minor customizations. Its usability is really good. When we implement the tool, we can implement it in a short span of time... more»

What needs improvement?

The only thing is: Upgrades are critical. They are migrating their business intelligence systems. They have introduced cloud-based analytical solutions. I like where it is going, but with what we have been using, we are facing difficulties in... more»

What other advice do I have?

This is definitely a good tool. I recommend it. Moreover, if someone was thinking about implementing this solution and they came to me, I would have a quick chat telling them the pros and cons we faced during the implementation. I would give... more»

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