Pentaho Competitors and Alternatives

The top Pentaho competitors are
  • Knowage
  • Microsoft BI
  • Tableau
  • QlikView
  • TIBCO Jaspersoft
  • Oracle OBIEE
  • Alteryx
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform
Read reviews of Pentaho competitors and alternatives
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MicroStrategy
Sankar Jeevarathinam
Real User
Sr Staff BI Engineer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 28 2017

What is most valuable?

* Sharing objects, which helps the end user with self-service reporting. * Security filter controls the data-level... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* * Reduced IT dependency. * * Using template * Users (Business Analyst) are using this canned report template for... more»

What needs improvement?

* MicroStrategy Desktop: Personal analytical tool that helps users to do their analytical work using multiple sources... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I would advise others to go for the Named User license instead of the Server Level license initially. License pricing... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We were previously using Crystal Reports. We switched because of the analytical solution offered with this product.

What other advice do I have?

Go for it.
Muffazzal Fani
Real User
Architect with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 31 2017

What is most valuable?

I guess most customers seek SAP BOBJ for its visualization and intuitive user experience.

How has it helped my organization?

Most of the customers where we implemented SAP BOBJ have used Analysis for Office because it uses Excel as its base and it increases efficiency. Mostly, we have seen businesses run... more»

What needs improvement?

Of course, there is always room of improvement: * The SAP BOBJ suite needs to be more stable and seamlessly integrated with SAP BW and SAP HANA (one-time variable creation, etc.).... more»

What other advice do I have?

It is a really great suite with a lot of different options and a great user interface, but requires improvement on stability and scalability.
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Microsoft
it_user232830
Real User
Head of Information Systems Department at a government
Jun 26 2017

What is most valuable?

* It provides easy integration with Office tools. * It is easy to understand BI architecture.

How has it helped my organization?

Microsoft SQL Server BI made data correlation between the agencies so fast, that the simple POCs for the dashboards let... more»

What needs improvement?

Our expectation is putting BI to work in real-time data collection systems in the maritime environment. The Automatic... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I don't want to speculate but there is room for at least 45% discount as compared to the initial price. So bargain... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We were using some open-source BI tools. It was very difficult to get support for open-source and that is why we... more»

What other advice do I have?

You will need training personnel and powerful servers.

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