Microsoft BI Other Solutions Considered

Gary Gonsalves
Consultant at a consultancy
The other departments in my company were using Power BI, so it would not make sense to get another solution when they already had Power BI in other parts of the organization. View full review »
Olumide Ibilaiye
Business Intelligence Developer at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
IBM Analytics. But the learning curve for IBM, that's what actually led us to pause on the implementation of the Cognos 10. Everything was pretty much difficult to do. Things that you could do in two clicks in Microsoft, you would be doing in five, ten clicks in IBM. View full review »
Jorge Barroso
Consultor with 501-1,000 employees
I evaluated some other tools but I think they had very different objectives. Power BI looked more generic and has an easy and quick way to present the information in different forms. View full review »
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CTOINBI874
Principal at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
The short list was really only Tableau and Microsoft, and frequently clients have Microsoft products already installed so they have the security, the Active Directory, as well as the use of Excel, and the use of the collaboration tools like O365. View full review »
John Gaskell
Head of IT at a construction company with 10,001+ employees
Globally, we evaluated a number of products, including Salesforce's product, Microsoft won on the ground of simple functionally and cost. View full review »
Dipak Bhudia
Founder with 1-10 employees
The shortlist was, obviously, Tableau because they're in everyone's face and a couple of other smaller tools. View full review »
itspec564565
IT Specialist at a wholesaler/distributor with 1-10 employees
In the beginning, we were about to choose Pentaho because it is an open source suite. The problem is that beyond the enterprise version of Pentaho, it is more expensive than Microsoft. We would always need to rely on an expert of Pentaho, instead of finding solutions on the Internet, and that was the reason why we did not choose it. View full review »
Arturo Laos
CEO at a tech services company
Qlik Sense and QlikView are very good tools, very close to Power BI. Tableau is also a competitor but we haven't used it. View full review »
Da672Anly239
Data Analyst at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
I used Excel and Rapidminer in the past. But, I really like the BI product. View full review »
Christopher Herbert
Professor of Private International Law with 1,001-5,000 employees
On our short list, for future consideration: Oracle. View full review »
Guru Javvadi
Software Engineer at a energy/utilities company with 51-200 employees
We are a Microsoft partner so we did not look at other solutions. View full review »
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