Oracle Essbase Competitors and Alternatives

The top Oracle Essbase competitors are
  • Microsoft BI
  • IBM Cognos TM1
  • Oracle OBIEE
  • Tableau
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform
  • IBM Cognos
  • MicroStrategy
  • Alteryx
Read reviews of Oracle Essbase competitors and alternatives
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Microsoft
Norbert Langewiesche
Real User
Interim Manager Supply Chain / IT with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 25 2018

What is most valuable?

Its connection to every database: Whatever and wherever it is. It is easy to work with and very chic.

How has it helped my organization?

We approve it for use with SAP BI, so it has been more effective for our users and much cheaper. So, the costs are small and the benefits are high.

What needs improvement?

The look is simple, and could be a little more professional.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We have SAP BI working. It has cost us more than a million Euro, and it does not work. This was one of the reasons to change. Power BI is very... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend Power BI as the best working solution. Most important criteria when selecting a vendor: Usability of the solution.
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MicroStrategy
Hayward Wilson
Real User
Senior Applications Developer at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Jan 28 2018

What is most valuable?

It is always nice to have one solution in a single platform. I think that was part of the reason for selecting MicroStrategy. You can do pretty... more»

How has it helped my organization?

What we are trying to do is eliminate the need for them to actually do anything Self-Service. We are trying to establish interface agreements so... more»

What needs improvement?

I hate the user interface. I hate having to sit down and put in every little thing. It is almost like we are always having a start from scratch... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No. We were producing Excel spreadsheets and putting them out in order for people to consume, then we produced those. Now, they are just in... more»

What other advice do I have?

MicroStrategy is probably overkill for what you are going to use it for. Just like when we were in school at tech studying electrical... more»
ceo9b19
User
CEO at a pharma/biotech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 20 2017

What is most valuable?

For me, it makes the difference is in terms of our users being able to take advantage of a product which allows you to get access to data, reports, make decisions quickly, and have better insights regarding operations.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yeah, we were using an old product that Oracle sunsetted, I believe. This product, OBIEE, they acquired, they didn't build it. This is now their choice of tools for reporting. Before, they were using an Oracle product which was not the... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend that you get your end-users ready, because a lot of information is transparent with this tool, which gives them better insight regarding how their operations are running. They might find something that was not visible to... more»

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