Oracle OBIEE Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Oracle OBIEE competitors and alternatives
Real User
Principle System Developer at a healthcare company with 51-200 employees
Mar 05 2017

What is most valuable?

Performance Drill-down reporting functionality Report wizard Variable Built in Formulas Presentation Options like Charts, Cross tab reports etc.

How has it helped my organization?

We develop many management reports using Crystal Reports. It has reduced the development cost, effort, and provides feature rich reports. Support of crystal report is also very good, in terms compatibility, many vendors preferred crystal... more»

What needs improvement?

It needs better support for child reports. It needs additional formulas. some performance issues when joining tables using report wizard.
Real User
Manager, Finance Operations at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Feb 27 2017

What is most valuable?

The best feature of Tableau is the usability. It allows a business user to prototype something without going through IT and spending a lot of time and money trying to translate requirements. Going back and forth, it allows you to rapidly develop things that you need to analyze the data. I also think, as I used SAP Business Objects before that and built out the... more»

What needs improvement?

The thing I don't like is the refresh feature . The users can have the web page open and there's a browser refresh every 10 minutes, or every 30 minutes, whatever IT sets as the refresh rate. You lose everything when you have to refresh the page and it may take 30 seconds. So, that's a bit frustrating too. You expect that when you leave a browser page open, you... more»
Real User
Senior Programmer Analyst with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 08 2018

What do you think of Microsoft BI?

Primary Use Case Our primary use case is for data prediction. We use our predictive model index, and then express the data to Power BI. • Valuable Features It's user-friendly and provides data abstracting capabilities. We are also able to share reports with our colleagues very easily. • Room for Improvement The DAX features need some improvement. It's not as easy as Excel. They need more DAX formulas. • Stability Issues The stability is good. • Initial Setup The setup was straightforward. • Pricing, License Cost and Setup The most important criterion for me, when selecting a vendor, is that the product is cost-effective. • Other Advice It depends on how you're going to use the reports, but when looking into this product or similar solutions, check the...

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