MicroStrategy Competitors and Alternatives

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Consultant
Business Reporting Engineer (Contracter) with 10,001+ employees
Feb 27 2017

What is most valuable?

The use of the dimensional and relational data model for drill-down, drill-up and drill-through: This is how you can switch between analysis on a high-level, aggregated data and detailed data.

How has it helped my organization?

I have been a business intelligence and analytics consultant for 15 years and I have always provided value to my customers.

What needs improvement?

The improvement to make is for BI to be extended into analytics; more Watson technology in BI. Watson from IBM is for more predictive and prescriptive analysis (big data) and Cognos BI is for more descriptive (BI). When IBM brings the Watson... more»
Tableau
Real User
Data Scientist at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
Aug 19 2018

What is most valuable?

I believe the most valuable feature of Tableau is the flexibility it offers with regards to the types of visualizations the user can create. A lot of other products in this space offer limited chart types and work in a way that provide little... more»

How has it helped my organization?

In our line of work, we primarily use Tableau Desktop/Server to visualize data based on our clients’ requirements. Once, while dealing with a procurement scenario, we found that the client could save $2.00 on each unit of Part A if they... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see the inclusion of a template to create a speedometer chart. I can understand that Tableau doesn’t have it as one of its default chart types because it’s not a good way to represent the data. Indeed that’s true, but... more»
Real User
Technical Manager at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 16 2018

What do you think of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform?

Primary Use Case It's used for business reporting and it performs well. • Improvements to My Organization It allows hundreds of end-users to be able to access business reports and make business decisions based upon them. • Valuable Features It provides good centralized management, and it performs well against our day-to-day solution. • Room for Improvement The admin features for disk space management need work. It's very difficult to manage the disk space by the application; good admin features and not included to allow you to do that. I don't believe that is in the latest version of the product either. • Stability Issues We find it's stable, very little down time, good level of performance. • Scalability Issues It's scalable simply by adding extra servers,...

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