SAP Business Objects Software


 

With its cohesive, consolidated approach, industry powerhouse SAP BusinessObjects gives organizations a full set of tools to manage and optimize Business Intelligence. From a centralized portal, companies can handle everything from ETL and data cleansing to predictive dashboards and a variety of reports - Crystal Reports, OLAP, ad hoc and more.

The key advantage to SAP BusinessObjects is that the solution can grow with a company, allowing organizations to employ additional tools as necessary and eliminating the need to stitch together various disparate solutions that can result in a bulky, user-unfriendly system. SAP's intuitive, standardized solution encourages high end-user adoption.

SAP BusinessObjects provides solutions for SMBs to large enterprises, and can be configured for a number of industries, including government entities, manufacturing and distribution, financial services, nonprofits and more.

Users can easily mine, analyze and report information from almost any data source and present in a number of formats both internally and externally. SAP BusinessObjects Mobile gives users access to reports, metrics and other data from smartphones and other mobile devices. SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards help end-users understand complex company data and make quick and accurate decisions based on that knowledge. With drag and drop, dashboards can be personalized to each company's unique data needs.

The BusinessObjects platform uses a common semantic layer, avoiding report duplication and ensuring data is accurate and consistent across the organization. The solution can also be seamlessly integrated with other enterprise solutions, Salesforce and Microsoft Office.

SAP BusinessObjects offers a mature, industry-leading solution for comprehensive Business Intelligence.

 

Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris, Unix, IBM OS/400, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000

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jigar from ALC Digital
Specialty: Advertising
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Good experience, can be better ux

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The ability to navigate through the product is just amazing. Its easy for anyone to get a hang on and use the product.

Cons

There could be more data cleansing features.Also the some advance analytics functions could also be embedded.

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Brian from Mercy Health
Specialty: Healthcare / Social Services
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

January 2018

January 2018

Large scale, accurate and secure business intelligent at any level

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Wonderful for a large healthcare setting. The product is scalable to the system, region, facility, and patient level, and the security features ensure that PMI is never inappropriately exposed.

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It’s expensive. This product isn’t like Power BI or even SPSS in terms of buying an enterprise license or a few licenses for a hundred thousand and covering the organization. Be ready to pay for the features you’re getting with SAP.

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Ashmit from Boulay PLLP
Specialty: Accounting / CPA
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

January 2018

January 2018

Efficient Reporting

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Business Objects is one of the most efficient reporting software out there. It is fast, and its UI design makes use of any knowledge use the tool. It has its own server and file management tool which make using this software more productive.

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To report using business objects, you have to have universes those are needed to be developed by your designers. There is a lack of functionality where the user can directly query off from SQL tables. The updates and patches those are rolled out by SAP are very slow.

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Kris from Boulay PLLP
Specialty: Accounting / CPA
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

November 2017

November 2017

Powerful reporting tool with quarks

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You can accomplish a lot with this tool. The use of universes connecting the tables is powerful. I also love the ability to set up email instances of reports - it’s always helpful when a software can do a routine task for you.

Cons

There have been some weird quarks in BO 4.0. Changes that we’ve made to a report will work one day and not the next. It’s not very friendly for someone who wants to do ad hoc analytical reporting.

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Jazmin from Flour Bakery + Cafe
Specialty: Food / Beverage
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

November 2017

November 2017

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Really enjoy using Business Objects from SAP for my reporting tools. Has a ton of features that are available that I have yet to use!

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I would highly recommend to at least read the manual or get some formal training on how to fully leverage the tool because there is a lot that needs to be covered.

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robin from HIROC
Specialty: Insurance
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

October 2017

October 2017

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Traditional BI tool with good information available for developers. Good for conventional reporting.

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Lacks some of the modern reporting and dashboarding features available in similar competitor products.

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Derek from Fulton County
Specialty: Government
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

October 2017

October 2017

We use Business Objects to create reports for our ERP system and it creates reports that can be converted to excel spreadsheets for analysis

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We are looking at other apps to use the SA P product

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It is embedded into our application so users can get reports, create reports and view reports from within the app

Cons

A little more flexibility on creating new reports would be helpful for staff to meet the needs of the customers.

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Brad from SuccessLink
Specialty: Non-Profit
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Non Profits

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It's highly scalable and flexible. We use it to track participants in youth serving agencies. We use it to connect many databases together. It's the best tool we've found in almost 20 years.

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The only drawback is not the software itself, but rather training. We use it in a fairly non-traditional way, but I struggle to find training that is appropriate for our needs.

 
 

Josh from AT&T
Specialty: Telecommunications
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

March 2017

March 2017

Awesome product

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Sap business objects is a great product, i would recommend to anyone looking for a reporting solution

Pros

Easy to use with a wide array of features

Cons

Cost

 
 

Neelam from L&T
Specialty: Engineering
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

February 2017

February 2017

It is a great software. Very useful and is customer friendly. Meets the need.

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Modules can be designed as needed. Reports that extracted can meet the requirement and hence makes it more useful.

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it is a little complex, specially while dealing with data management.
not flexible with data input methods or formats

 
 

Harkiran from JPI
Specialty: Real Estate
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

January 2017

January 2017

SAP business objects

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I am using SAP business objects at my current position for report creation and adjacent data queries and for simple data dumps

Pros

It's easy to use, the cost is less as compared to tableau or other BI products in the market and customer care is good.

Cons

You need to maintain universe layer to talk to the database, it does not talk to databases directly. If you have to add a new field in the report from the database then you have to add that particular field in universe layer which is added headache.
If you have to create a report by using data from multiple data sources then you have to create detail variable, which is again a mess!!!
Also, visualization wise it is pathetic because I have checked tableau. Usually, I use excel to do my visualization and presentation because it's better than business objects
Also, you cannot use it for predictive analysis.

Advice to Others

If you are looking for a product just to create simple monthly or yearly reports for small department then sap is good but if you want to do more with the data then look for other products in the market.

 
 

boaty from acme
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

December 2016

December 2016

Great Software

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SAP BPC is an easy to use tool for reporting.Data can be easily loaded and then regular excel features can be used to run reports.

Pros

Easy to use

Cons

Expensive

Advice to Others

Great product for complex scenarios

 
 

Albano from IBM
Specialty: Consulting
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

November 2016

November 2016

Business Object the best BI visualization tools

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In a previous experience working with a consulting company for seven years, we delivery Business Objects in differentes companies.

I think is a very complete BI suite, with a extense range of tools for extract, modeling and analyze data. The potential benefits of business Objects programs include accelerating and improving decision making; optimizing internal business processes and increasing operational efficiency

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It's a very robust tool
Very easy to use.
It´s a very intuitive tool

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Support is really weak.
Tool is little expensive.

 
 

Tyler from Meriwest Credit Union
Specialty: Banking & Financial Services
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

October 2016

October 2016

SAP Business Objects

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I find Business Objects to be an extremely useful tool to organize, display and share useful data throughout the company. My current and past employer both use the the enterprise reporting tool and have been for quite sometime. It is very end user friendly as well as super user friendly whenever edits need to be made or errors need to be fixed. This product has been around for a while and has constantly been updated with better improvements over time. All the data can be manipulated through queries or a drag and drop method for those who aren't as SQL savvy.

Pros

Ease of use

Cons

Limited data visualization capabilities

Advice to Others

If you aren't already using a reporting tool, definitely schedule a demo with SAP!

 
 

Ben from Day & Zimmermann
Specialty: Energy & Utilities

September 2016

September 2016

SAP Business Objects Helping Us Gain Visibility and Transparency

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In my opinion, not all SAP BO offerings are equal, but several are very useful. The offerings we have chosen to utilize will, without doubt, help us to transform our business.

The offerings I find most useful for helping our field personnel and leadership get a better understanding of their environment are Lumira, Crystal Reports, Information Design Tool and HANA Studio. The Implementation of HANA is critical for reaching the next level of performance as well.

SAP has very good customer service and the free education and learning resources are very useful.

Likes Least

As with any new product there are bugs and errors. I have been frustrated at times with the newer software and sometimes even the more mature software can be frustrating.

Recommendations

- Take advantage of the learning resources to limit the learning curve.
- Be sure to FULLY understand each offering's value before deciding to adopt it.
- Get HANA implemented and start using it! Compared to the previous database architecture .... well .... there really is no comparison!

 
 

Alejandro from Derevo SA de CV
Specialty: Software / Technology

September 2016

September 2016

SAP BO is a Powerful Inteligent solution for your Business.

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Likes Best

SAP is one of the most acepeted BI tools in the market, its suite are design for all company sizes, so it can handle your organization grows, SAP BO allows to connect to a multiple data sources and connect to a different integration points like sharepoint, java, etc.

Likes Least

First of all, this toll is quite expensive, small and medium companies are not capable to spend a lot of money acquiring it and continue paying for supporting cost. Another think I dislike about SAP BO is it require a number of servers so this increment the amount of the spend.

Recommendations

If what you are looking for a software that is stable, well known and proved in the market, safe and Highly scalable and if you can afford it, you will acquire a great tool that will help you increase your prodcutivity.

 
 

Carl from Day & Zimmermann
Specialty: Construction / Contracting

September 2016

September 2016

Powerful Suite for all your BI needs

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The best part of SAP Business Objects is it's powerful suite of tools. You can run Analysis for Office for many end users and they are able to self serve whatever they need. You can build out powerful storyboards with Lumira. You can also create standardized formatted reporting with Crystal Reports. That doesn't even touch on Design Studio, which can also be a powerful tool.

Likes Least

Some of the programs are still not quite as bug free as you would expect from a vendor like SAP. I feel like we still have too many freezes, crashes, and unexplained behavior. However, I will say that SAP is very quick to respond and they are a great vendor to work with.

Recommendations

Have a very clear understanding of what you want to get out of this before making any decisions. There are a lot of products involved, and the licensing options are also varied. It can be very easy to make a mistake when purchasing. But I will also say that SAP is a wonderful partner and very willing to work with you.

 
 

Luca from Intralot
Specialty: Software / Technology

March 2016

March 2016

A great BI suite

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SAP is one of the leading companies in the business intelligence industry.
The seriousness and professionalism of SAP is maximum, the products are highly professional and suitable for large companies wanting to establish a comprehensive BI solution structured and well-functioning.
Through SAP Business Objects you can independently develop highly professional products business intelligence, creating optimal and detailed reports, dashboards attractive, and OLAP structures by connecting to different heterogeneous data sources.

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SAP Business Object surely is not a product that can be developed by inexperienced users, can certainly be used by intermediate users following a minimum of necessary training.

Recommendations

Depending on your needs and depending on your budget available, carefully consider your goals before you start a process of development and maintenance of a Business Intelligence infrastructure.

 
 

GP from Independent BI Consultant
Specialty: Telecommunications

October 2015

October 2015

Robust, scalable and user friendly enterprise BI solution

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SAP business objects is a no frill enterprise BI suite, it is very stable, robust and deliver good performance on large scale use.
Self service quite easy once universe is built
One click Scheduling and Publishing capabilities.
Data is cached, giving users the ability to work offline.
Wide variety of support for charts and functions.
Abundant online forum for help.

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Know how is quite complicated for new users. specially syntax and dealing with measures, attributes and variable
Data base integration often malfunctions for some RDMS, for example Netezza queries are often lost in queue.
Adding new data sources and change request require complicated changes in Universe.
Poor capability ability for adhoc analysis like users want to load data to check against warehouse.
relatively less visual appeal for dashboard compare to other BI tools

Recommendations

It is certainly a well tested enterprise BI solution for operational reporting, however for data analysis and discovery this might not be the right choice.

 
 

Albano from dtm enterprise
Specialty: Consulting

October 2015

October 2015

A complete BI solution with the best visualization tools

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Business Objects provides an easy way to generate and format reports, This solution provide a multiple way of visualization. reports, queries, dashboards.

Likes Least

Business Objects would be more integrated and more usefull.

Recommendations

SAP Business Objects is more appropriate for large organizations with big structure and longer implementation times.It is stronger for standard reporting in HR, Finance, Supply Chain, Sales, Procurement, etc.

 
 
 
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Xiaojun from UHCL

April 2018

April 2018

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I used it to teach business analytics. It serves as a great tool to get students interested.

Pros

I like the most about this software is it is easy to use, fast and cool looking. There is little prior knowledge required.

Cons

What I like the least about the product is sometimes different to find help and its documentation is not clearly written.

Review Source: Capterra
 


April 2018

April 2018

I test different BI tools to advise customers what is best for them, positive but not intuitive

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a solid BI system, I had the maximum control of the data

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Probably the most complete BI software, it interfaces with any database. it's cloud based so I can access it from anywhere, it's mobile/tablet friendly, it works also in real time. Excellent tool to create static reports and send them by email. Easy to visualize the source data (useful to create data clouds), low maintenance because the system is stable

Cons

it would be nice if the graphic presentations were more animated, more interactive. IT COSTS TOO MUCH (it is not recommended for SME). it requires expensive hardware (powerful machines), it requires a technical figure to update the software (and the procedure can last even a whole day). the end user must be trained with a short session

Review Source: Capterra
 

David from RTL LLC

March 2018

March 2018

Decent but not great

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We had 4 admins users and all we able to login at the same time. It is fairly easy to learn and use unlike SAP Enterprise

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Expensive. Also we struggled to get the visuals setup properly, like graphs, charts, etc. Also not happy with our SAP partner's support in getting this up and running. Too slow and too long to respond

Review Source: Capterra
 

Fotis from British American Tobacco Hellas
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

March 2018

March 2018

An excellent reporting tool

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A lot of customization options
Formatting the final report is very easy
Creation of cross tables with just a few clicks

Cons

Processing time when working on an online universe
Could be very helpful if you could download the universe and work with offline reporting

Review Source: Capterra
 

Olayinka from MPI
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

March 2018

March 2018

It is an excellent software. It allows many users to navigate through the databases easily

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It allows many users at the same time.
It can be easily used with different databases configuration.
Easy to learn and use.

Cons

inability to generate graphics such as graphs, charts, etc.
Sometimes slow depending on the nature of task.
Not for economically ok for individuals or small corporation

Review Source: Capterra
 

Romer from Fasttrack Solutions, Inc.

February 2018

February 2018

Satisfied but I can still see a lot of rooms for improvement of the products.

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SAP BusinessObjects is a wide collection of softwares that businesses can use to handle different functions such as reporting, business analytics, forecasting, etc.

Based on my experience, the softwares are easy to use with interactive graphical user interface. Also, with its point and click functionality, new users can easily familiarize with the system. In addition, the ability to customize the system for more advanced users is absolutely commendable. Few systems are flexible enough like SAP BusinessObjects. The integration of SQL Database Management makes it easier for more advanced users to customize the system according to the company¿s needs and demands.

Cons

Since the software is mostly Window-based, computers using other programming language might have some difficulty in using the system. The wide variety of functionality also makes it a little bit confusing with new users especially those with no knowledge of SQL syntax.

Review Source: Capterra
 


February 2018

February 2018

Used SAP to produce business reports for financial and agricultural business customers

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The ability to produce needed report for management and divisional groups.

Pros

The ease of use with universes to hold all of the needed data for reporting purposes. The ability to combine many reports from different universes into one report for easy running and maintenance.

Cons

The inability to have more than two cross tab columns on one report. The only workaround I could find was concatenating multiple fields so that all information would show up. The timeout of your user id as you work.

Review Source: Capterra
 


January 2018

January 2018

Excellent platform for handling large data

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It helped me generate reports of data which were needed to fulfil the requirement of my stakeholders and also for me to learn about the business with a bit of digging.

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This is the platform my org used before migrating to SAP HANA. It was really good and easy to handle large amount of data and generate reports of data needed.

Cons

It was slow and some of the options are not very intuitive. Again similar to SAP HANA need considerable amount of training to become proficient in it.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Joseph from benjamin moore
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

October 2017

October 2017

SAP Business objects is east to use tool with Adhoc reporting capabilities, user friendly

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Self-service reporting, easy to use, various tools based on use case. lot of formatting and charts inclusion options.

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Self-service reporting, easy to use, various tools based on use case. lot of formatting and charts inclusion options.

Cons

visualizations and dash boards products instability and not mobile friendly , many tools and need to learn various tools for each use case.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Brian from Danwor consulting
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

October 2017

October 2017

It is a great suite of products

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It provides an analytic suit, easy to work and with a great look and feel.

Pros

It has different product for every user type. From excel integration to mobile funcionality. It is very complete.

Cons

It would be better to have a strongest desktop tool to work with webis, etc.
the roadmap of SAP BO tool is changing very fast.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Tiffany from Stryker Sustainability Solutions
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

August 2017

August 2017

Good Software, little dated and not as user friendly as hoped.

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Ability to bring data out of JDE and report on it has made customizing and reviewing reports/data much easier.

Pros

The ability to customize reports for dates, etc is a great functionality. Also the ease of saving report templates and categorizing them.

Cons

Not as many fields as I would like are able to be brought in. For instance the GL module and AP module are hard to interact with each other sometimes and bring in the data I'm looking for.

Review Source: Capterra
 

NavyTim from ISRG
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

August 2017

August 2017

BOXI fairly powerful but needs lots of IT expertise and hand-holding

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Better data capture from SAP than available within SAP

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Directly takes SAP data as is and is flexible to allow re-positioning and formatting of data to meet analytics and graphics needs

Cons

Latest BOXI revisions are a bit temperamental and require extensive IT pro help and support to avoid data confusion and incorrect messaging

Review Source: Capterra
 

Irv from Vixxo
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

August 2017

August 2017

Simple, fast, and powerful software that has been an amazing asset for my team

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The main benefit is a great UX interface that makes building queries easy, repeatable, and amazingly quick. The ability to run queries in the background as well as scheduled daily/weekly queries is a major selling point as well. You can act as your own data analyst for a small business without having to manually update your reports.

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Much faster than manual queries and data pulls from our internal software
The ability to build off of a saved query expedites all future queries
Features including reoccurring queries and running queries in the background so it does not interfere with your current work

Cons

There is a learning curve to understand how to use the queries, so there is some training involved
Some of the "result objects" do not pull data but that may be our data sources, not the program itself

Review Source: Capterra
 

Johan Esteban from Punto de Pago S.A.S.
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Easy to use for a Big Companies, structured, modular, interconnected.

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Structure in a robust and discriminated online way the daily information of the company (Sales, Purchases, Revenue, Exits, etc.)

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Easy to genenate reports, ease of modeling the integrated databases in order to obtain the required information.

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Costs of maintenance, help support (Chat, e-Mail, Phone line), the user modules in a few times presents updates that slow the diary operation.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Shiva from ifox

July 2017

July 2017

This is a very good transaction level analytical took that can be used in enterprises

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facilitates self service and is user friendly to write queries with basic training of users thereby reducing reliance on central IT. Also data can be exported to excel/pdf etc.

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This product works well when there is a data warehouse and data is regularly uploaded to the data warehouse so that users can write query and generate data from the query.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Andrew from LDS Church
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

June 2017

June 2017

I've enjoyed Business Objects. There are some unintuitive features. But. I like it

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It's great for sharing reports with other users since you can view it in your browser. This makes it very nice since you know they'll see exactly what you're seeing.

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Takes some time to learn it. Not a lot of learning resources. It really takes some time to Google and find what you're looking for

Review Source: Capterra
 

Diego from Universidad de Montevideo

June 2017

June 2017

Very powerful BI tool, but not very user friendly

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The set of tools for BI it includes is good. We used just WEBI. It is really powerful for Data extraction purposes and we could match our information needs without much problems.

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I feel that the WEBI interface is not very user friendly. At least for our type of reports. The navigation through the different reports was not smooth enough.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Hasnain from Insideseed

June 2017

June 2017

Used this for supply chain reporting and metrics analysis

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The best part was the robust enterprise nature of the system. Data quality is controlled centrally by IT and processes and users always know that the data they are getting is good quality and usable. It becomes a single source of truth

Cons

This product is definitely not user friendly. Takes a lot of IT support to get up and running and often if changes are to be made to existing reports also IT needs to get involved. Plus its very pricey and not meant for smaller businesses

Review Source: Capterra
 

Paul from Vixxo
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Great tool for big data analysis, visualization, and automation.

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It frees up time

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Every day I learn something new about the software and I'm always blown away but the capabilities. I dont know that I can pick out one thing I like most although a big one is how it allows me to take reports that to refresh previously would take quite a fair length of time but now that I have built the same reports in Business Objects I have automated most, if not all, of them. And many are even emailed to me at a time which I've scheduled so now that the reports are built, all I do is nothing. Just wait for them to be sent to my email inbox.

Cons

I wish there was an easy way to have my scheduled reports send to SharePoint (if there is a way please let me know);

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jennifer from MSA

April 2017

April 2017

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Overall SAP is a very useful system. There is a ton of modules we are not taking advantage of with SAP. SAP is an easy system to use to create BOMS, ROUTINGS, COSTING, Etc. It is user friendly, but there is a lot more we need to learn about the system.

Review Source: Capterra
 
 
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