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Software Engineer at a tech services company
Nov 26 2017

What do you think of SAP Crystal Reports?

What do you like best? It has been around long enough that any challenges you encounter can easily be found with a Google search. For the same reason (i.e., it has been around for a while), you can also find email automation software that works with Crystal to automate reports. I am satisfied with all the emailing options. What do you dislike? Long, complex, crosstab reports, which are nearly impossible! I have to think up crafty ways to enter the SQL, so I can get the data to appear. For the sake of data integrity, the base of all reports should be the raw data that the report pulls from, then do the counting, summing, etc. with that raw data. With Crystal, it is nearly impossible to work with the raw, row-by-row data. Recommendations to others considering the product Crystal is…
Jason Borucki
Real User
Director of Business Intelligence, Allstate Investments at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 04 2019

What do you think of SAP Crystal Reports?

What is our primary use case?

Tabular reporting, primarily just data and tables, no charts Specific highlighting/formatting.

How has it helped my organization?

I've used it for a long time, and familiarity with the product allows for faster delivery.

What is most valuable?

Pixel-perfect formatting It's extremely customizable.

What needs improvement?

Charting capabilities are incomplete relative to competitors.

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.


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