SAP BusinessObjects EPM Competitors and Alternatives

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Consultant
Consultant at a tech services company
Nov 21 2016

What is most valuable?

One of the HFM features that isn't talked about much that is really useful to accountants is the equity pickup module. Equity pickup is an accounting process where legal entities within a company own all or portions of each other and need to pull their percentage of net income into the investment of the subsidiary. Ultimately, as data is consolidated to total... more»

What needs improvement?

The module is not very appealing to technical users (not a lot of code, simple screen, etc.) but the process is a huge lifesaver for the accountants in the organization.
Consultant
EPM/BI certified Consultant, Oracle ACE and TeraCorp Consulting CEO at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 04 2018

What is most valuable?

Well, the PBCS is almost the same as Hyperion Planning, with the exception that you don't have access to Essbase and to the relational repository. What you got is access to a web page where you can do your development. For me, as a developer,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The improvement for the organization is the same as it is with Hyperion.

What needs improvement?

I think the biggest improvement would be to have direct access to other CS products you have; for example, that BICS could access directly the PBCS machine to produce dashboards or, better, ODI loading and extract data/metadata using a KM.... more»
Consultant
EPM/BI certified Consultant, Oracle ACE and TeraCorp Consulting CEO at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 01 2016

What is most valuable?

As a developer, I would say that the repository itself is the most valuable feature since I can easily get information and change the behavior of Planning and Essbase. For businesses, the ability to create forecasts in a fraction of time it... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It provides faster and more assertive forecast cycles. It enables businesses to improve their process since with this tool you can do things easier and quicker as the business can create more complex models than were possible before.

What needs improvement?

The security could be improved, as it would be good to have security by attributing dimensions. It also needs more power for conditional formats to disable or enable read/write in the forms based on more conditions, not just changing colors.... more»

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