SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

Self-service business intelligence (BI) platform

About SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

SAP BusinessObjects is a business intelligence suite with reporting and visualization tools for gaining insight into key metrics such as sales performance, revenue, budgets, and more. Empower business users with anytime, anywhere access to key insights delivered in context and in real time. The SAP BusinessObjects platform offers features such as ad-hoc reporting, role-based dashboard creation, data visualization, data transformation, trend tracking, cross-enterprise sharing, and more.

The centralized platform allows businesses of all sizes to track key insights and use this data to aid decision making and support business growth. The system is deployed on-premise and integrates with third party systems including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint for data analysis and sharing. SAP BusinessObjects also connects to other SAP tools such as SAP Business Warehouse and SAP HANA to facilitate real-time analytics.


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4.0/5
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KADir
KADir
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  • Industry: Automotive
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

SAP Business Objects Intelligience

Reviewed on 16/12/2022

SAP Business object is quite usefull follow up tool to track KPIs

SAP Business object is quite usefull follow up tool to track KPIs

Pros

KPI review is showing daily life of performance linked to IOT activities in the Industry 4.0 times

Cons

Due to re-planning of tasks , targets would be change in the operation. Follow up of changes and tracking of trend must be more visible with reasons why target is changed and until when old target was valid.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Chemicals
  • Company size: 5,001–10,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Great tool for report automization, analysis and calculation

Reviewed on 02/03/2019

It's a very powerful tool to download data, however, requires some trainings for users.

It's a very powerful tool to download data, however, requires some trainings for users.

Pros

It's intergrated in Microsoft Excel, so I can use all function of Excel on the data download by SAP Business Object.
Normally we have to go to the web version of the reporting tool and download report one by one, but with SAP business Object (Analysis Office), we can insert the data source one time, format it, do calculation with it (using all other Excel function). The next time when you need to update the data. Just simply refresh data source in your formatted file. All data are refreshed while your calculation/format are still there.
You can even write Excel VBA to load data with Analysis Office. It saves you a lot of time to download all reports based on different filter criterion.

Cons

First, it takes time to load if the data is too bid
Second, there is a limit (55 000 lines) on Excel. You can, of course, change the limit, but not everybody knows how to do it (or allowed to do it)
Thirdly, the prompts are not so well-designed and user-friendly. I normally have to scroll down a lot to find the filter. (imagine you have 10 different sheet, scrolling down will take long time).
Fourthly, VBA and Analysis Office are quite complicated to use and the trouble-shooting is quite annoying.

Aaron
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  • Industry: Glass, Ceramics & Concrete
  • Company size: 501–1,000 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

SAP BusinessObjects for Administrators

Reviewed on 20/08/2019

Pros

The system is able to interface and pull data from a very wide variety of data sources once configured and setup. The reports that come out from the system are very customization and the end users seem able to learn to write them fairly easily.

Cons

The amount of updates and complications of installing, configuring and getting the servers up and running can be time consuming. Updates are also a very tedious process ... these are all normal with a software package this large. The most end-user complaint would be the size of the PDF files, they can be quite large depending on the contents of the reports, which can quickly fill up an inbox.

Romer
Romer
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  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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Satisfied but I can still see a lot of rooms for improvement of the products.

Reviewed on 28/02/2018

Pros

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.

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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence - Good Visualization tool for SAP Eco System

Reviewed on 02/12/2022

This tool served really well for ad-hoc reporting scenarios where its WebI component provided some...

This tool served really well for ad-hoc reporting scenarios where its WebI component provided some very easy to use features to create ad-hoc reports on the data sets that were connected to Business Objects. Creating dashboards and other visualizations was fairly easy as well.

Pros

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence connects seamlessly with SAP backend. It can connect very well to SAP BW, SAP ECC etc which is always a challenge for other non SAP tools.

Cons

Connecting to Non SAP databases need some additional efforts.

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SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: $14,000.00/year
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Not Available

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SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence has the following typical customers:

501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence supports the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence integrates with the following applications:

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, SAP HANA Cloud

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep)

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