Microsoft BI Competitors and Alternatives

The top Microsoft BI competitors are
  • Oracle OBIEE
  • Tableau
  • Google Data Studio
  • MicroStrategy
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform
  • IBM Cognos
  • Qlik Sense
  • QlikView
Read reviews of Microsoft BI competitors and alternatives
Erin Mis
Real User
Application Support at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 19 2017

What is most valuable?

Qlik Sense is much more user-friendly and easier to read then QlikView.

How has it helped my organization?

We currently use QlikView for much of our business needs, for example, we use QlikView for our inventory tracking. However, there are other... more»

What needs improvement?

Possibly offering some more basic, simpler templates. We have some users who have some technical proficiency but others who may just want to... more»

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

The cost is not bad considering the flexibility and support you receive from Qlik. I believe it is worth the cost.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We currently use QlikView.
RiskOpsManager580
Real User
Risk and Operations Manager at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

The reports and analytic view feature and the ability to generate large reports in background are most valuable to us. The feature that allows... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It helps to process very quickly and present it in a very understandable way for the business people.

What needs improvement?

I would definitely recommend to evaluate this product in the context of other business intelligence tools that are currently on the market.

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

All this is being handled by our IT department.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not have any other solutions before.
Muffazzal Fani
Real User
Architect with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 31 2017

What is most valuable?

I guess most customers seek SAP BOBJ for its visualization and intuitive user experience.

How has it helped my organization?

Most of the customers where we implemented SAP BOBJ have used Analysis for Office because it uses Excel as its base and it increases efficiency. Mostly, we have seen businesses run... more»

What needs improvement?

Of course, there is always room of improvement: * The SAP BOBJ suite needs to be more stable and seamlessly integrated with SAP BW and SAP HANA (one-time variable creation, etc.).... more»

What other advice do I have?

It is a really great suite with a lot of different options and a great user interface, but requires improvement on stability and scalability.

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