SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform Pros and Cons
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform Pros
The common metadata environment means that the entire organisation has the same definition of core measures rather than these being derived in spreadsheets or specific reports.View full review »
Through the use of Business Intelligence reporting and scheduling features, reports are generated and automatically sent according to a schedule. This has freed up countless hours spent performing the same tasks, month over month.
Enables us to present data with Smart Objects that can be embedded within presentations and which automatically update when the presentations are run.
Reporting from SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence is amazing, and gives users the ability to quickly access data from existing universes and/or relevant data sources, without the need to involve a functional business analyst or financial analyst.View full review »
It gives you a lot of flexibility in designing your dashboards.
We use it to identify critical KPIs to senior management.View full review »
It has been extremely valuable, to combine data from various data sources.View full review »
It is solid and stable.View full review »
It can process big volumes of data fast.View full review »
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform Cons
This solution is complex to configure and administer.View full review »
The biggest area for improvement would be the dashboarding capabilities due to the recent change from Xcelsius to Dashboard Designer. This has created a gigantic ripple in many companies because the skill sets required are drastically different.View full review »
The combination of Lumira along with Design Studio merger last year still needs development from a visualization standpoint.View full review »
SAP BusinessObjects is actually losing popularity within our company because people find the user interface and the way things are set up not to be as easy as many other tools that are on the market, like Qlik and things like that.View full review »
Over the years, the product tends to rename and rebrand itself and change its direction. This is a deficit of the solution.View full review »
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.View full review »
Currently, we can use Explore to do data discovering, but cannot generate charts.View full review »