Microsoft BI Other Solutions Considered

Roman Nedzelsky, MVP
Senior Consultant | Architect at DHL
I played with Tableau. I see many similarities in Power BI to other products, so there is no reason to combine many different vendors/third parties to build such a complex BI solution. View full review »
Olumide Ibilaiye
Business Intelligence Developer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 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 »
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 »
PerHemström
Partner at a consultancy with 11-50 employees
We are constantly looking for what is hot in the market and this has really come up as a rising star on the BI market, so it was not so much of a question about it at all. Quite obvious. View full review »
it_user232830
Head of Information Systems Department at a government
We evaluated other open-source alternatives. View full review »
John Gaskell
Head of IT at a construction company with 5,001-10,000 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 »
Gilberto Gutierrez
Presales Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We evaluated products such as Oracle, MySQL, and Postgres. 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 »
Munashe Muwonde
Chief Tecnical Officer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The following products were evaluated: * QlikView * Dundas View full review »
Farhan Ahmed MCTS/MCITP/MCC SQL Server
Senior Software Engineer - Business Intelligence at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
We tried Tableau. Although Tableau itself is a great product, we chose Power BI due to its pricing and Microsoft's focus to make it a better product. 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 »
Khumbulani Chikura
Business Intelligence Architect at a tech services company
Dung Dinh Tien
Database Expert & BI Developer at a outsourcing company
There are a lot of factors which we analyze and consider before we choose any product. In case we need a solution that we can develop, deploy quickly, and adapt to our business changes, Microsoft is the best candidate. View full review »
George Chinowaita
Business Intelligence Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We looked at other solutions, namely Crystal Reports and Oracle BI Publisher. 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 »
Akshata Tare
Data Analyst at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We looked at Tableau and Qlik; we are using Qlik. View full review »

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