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Real User
President & CEO at Infosol Inc
Jul 26 2018

What do you think of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform?

It is true that there are often challenges when upgrading between releases of BusinessObjects but this has always been the case as it has been for all the other BI and software application vendors too. A few rules of thumb for BusinessObjects software are: 1. Never upgrade to an x.0 release - always wait for at least the x.1 release and even the first or second service pack of that release 2. Never attempt to perform a release upgrade if you have not done one before. Get training and experience first or use a reputable BO Consulting company 3. Experiment with the new release on a sandbox environment to become familiar with the changes and find any major issues before attempting a migration to production Once you are stable on a BusinessObjects release, it is worth...
Real User
Business Intelligence Applications Team Leader at a energy/utilities company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Sep 24 2017

What is most valuable?

It allows the analysis of business data and enables decisions based on the analysis. I found the SAP suite of products powerful. They scale well for enterprise use, i.e., thousands of recipients of the output of the products as dashboards... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It gets people off Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and sharing the same reports/dashboards, so departments receive the same figures for KPIs and company performance. This stopped the waste of time in management meetings, whereby people would... more»

What needs improvement?

More thorough testing of Service Packs before release.
Real User
Senior Business Intelligence Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Feb 27 2018

What is most valuable?

Depends on the use case. The 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... more»

How has it helped my organization?

In the past, customers - both internal and external - were crying for data towards the end or the beginning of month, for month-end reporting. Through the use of Business Intelligence reporting and scheduling features, these reports are... more»

What needs improvement?

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.

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