SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform Competitors and Alternatives

The top SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform competitors are
  • Tableau
  • Microsoft BI
  • Oracle OBIEE
  • SAP Analytics Cloud
  • MicroStrategy
  • QlikView
  • IBM Cognos TM1
  • SAP Crystal Reports
Read reviews of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform competitors and alternatives
it_user365271
Real User
Vice President at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 26 2017

What is most valuable?

One of the main features is integrated statistical analysis. At time of first purchase, presentation of tree maps was... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The same way any visualization product has improved things.

What needs improvement?

Compared to competitors, the UI is quite dated.

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

Negotiating large/enterprise licenses has been a trial. The Tibco sales teams have been very difficult to work with -... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We are a large organization, and so have Tibco and most of its competitors deployed in one place or another. So there... more»

What other advice do I have?

Keep an eye on competitors - the usual suspects like Tableau and Qlik as well as tools like Alteryx. There are still... more»
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Microsoft
SenProgrammer29
Real User
Senior Programmer Analyst with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 08 2018

What is most valuable?

It's user-friendly and provides data abstracting capabilities. We are also able to share reports with our colleagues very easily.

What needs improvement?

The DAX features need some improvement. It's not as easy as Excel. They need more DAX formulas.

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

The most important criterion for me, when selecting a vendor, is that the product is cost-effective.

What other advice do I have?

It depends on how you're going to use the reports, but when looking into this product or similar solutions, check the security side of things. If you don't want to share... more»
Nicolas Fontan
Consultant
Senior Business Intelligence consultant, freelance at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is scalability. It works perfectly for companies from 100 users to companies with several... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It provides us with a wide range of professional report types through the central report designer tool, Report Studio.... more»

What needs improvement?

The Cognos BI suite is missing a user-friendly tool/functionality that makes it possible for regular BI users (not... more»

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

Licensing is expensive and can be an issue to expand the number of users within a company or to get new customers. Only... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have worked in migration projects from BusinessObjects to Cognos, as the customer had bought a global IBM solution.

What other advice do I have?

Employ some experts with a lot of experience, or hire consultants with documented experience if it's difficult to... more»

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