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Score 9.9 out of 100
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Score 7.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

BizNet Software

My favorite part is using if for analytical review reports, especially budget to actual reviews. I can make changes to the GL based on issues found during the review and the report updates immediately without having to update, re-key, verify changes, etc. I know it is going to be updated and correct every time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Lumira Discovery

SAP Lumira is well suited for processing a large amount of data. Analysing those data and work on it as needed. Variety of graphs, charts for identifying trends on market. Format all the data with your own measures, and to apply needed formulas without any expertise on it. Friendly UI, easy to use and learn within a few days.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

BizNet Software
8.2
SAP Lumira Discovery
7.6
Customizable dashboards
BizNet Software
8.2
SAP Lumira Discovery
7.6
Report Formatting Templates
BizNet Software
8.3
SAP Lumira Discovery

Ad-hoc Reporting

BizNet Software
7.6
SAP Lumira Discovery
9.0
Drill-down analysis
BizNet Software
6.5
SAP Lumira Discovery
8.4
Formatting capabilities
BizNet Software
8.5
SAP Lumira Discovery
9.5
Report sharing and collaboration
BizNet Software
7.8
SAP Lumira Discovery
9.1

Report Output and Scheduling

BizNet Software
8.9
SAP Lumira Discovery
8.4
Publish to Web
BizNet Software
10.0
SAP Lumira Discovery
9.3
Publish to PDF
BizNet Software
8.2
SAP Lumira Discovery
9.3
Report Versioning
BizNet Software
9.1
SAP Lumira Discovery
Report Delivery Scheduling
BizNet Software
8.4
SAP Lumira Discovery
6.4

Data Discovery and Visualization

BizNet Software
7.3
SAP Lumira Discovery
7.2
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
BizNet Software
7.3
SAP Lumira Discovery
9.0
Predictive Analytics
BizNet Software
7.3
SAP Lumira Discovery
4.2
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
BizNet Software
SAP Lumira Discovery
8.5

Access Control and Security

BizNet Software
8.9
SAP Lumira Discovery
Multi-User Support (named login)
BizNet Software
8.4
SAP Lumira Discovery
Role-Based Security Model
BizNet Software
9.1
SAP Lumira Discovery
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
BizNet Software
9.1
SAP Lumira Discovery

Pros

BizNet Software

  • Once a worksheet has been created, you can change a single cell and update the entire report. This makes it much easier than recreating a report every time you start.
  • It draws data directly from our database that can be filtered down in various ways. This allows us to get the data that we really need quicker.
Ryan Palumbo | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Lumira Discovery

  • SAP has built in features you would expect from a data visualization package, like easy import from other SAP systems.
  • SAP has most of the typical charts that you would expect in order to visualize your data.
  • SAP allows you to have multiple charts on one visualization for your data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

BizNet Software

  • Access to comprehensive training for new users is lacking. While the pay-based BizNet University has some useful videos it doesn't allow for other learning styles.
  • Having to create a separate OCBC data source and linked server for each arm of business opened is sometimes a hassle.
Viola Avery | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Lumira Discovery

  • Even though the process of creating visualizations of data is now greatly improved, it could still be a lot better as users become accustomed to this kind of tool and bring forward edge cases the developers did not anticipate.
  • It would be awesome to have a cross platform tool that works on more than just Windows.
  • Some options for specific graphs feel limiting.
Darian Rawson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

BizNet Software

BizNet Software 6.1
Based on 2 answers
Lack of communication from BizNet on new policies with the resellers, changes in the policies that affect the client aren't positive in my opinion
Lisa Beach | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Lumira Discovery

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

BizNet Software

BizNet Software 9.1
Based on 3 answers
Excel knowledge is a prerequisite to use BizNet well.
Rick Findley BS, MS, CGFM | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Lumira Discovery

SAP Lumira Discovery 2.0
Based on 6 answers
The SAP Lumira is easy to install and learn. Lumira is a perfect tool for the end-users as it is easy to use and the built-in functions can manipulate data as well. Lumira has a lot in store for the developers as well. It is a power-packed tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

BizNet Software

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP Lumira Discovery

SAP Lumira Discovery 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Lumira is a desktop application runs in its own JVM. It installs its own java runtime libraries to avoid any core java version conflicts. The availability of the application is completely relies on individual machine hardware configuration. On a decent desktop, it performs well and always launches in either 32 or 64 bit environment based on the hosts system's OS
Ravi Ada | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

BizNet Software

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP Lumira Discovery

SAP Lumira Discovery 7.0
Based on 1 answer
The performance is linear with amount of data that is being explored. We have done some benchmarks acquiring 10million data cells without having any performance problems. We need to make proper adjustments to jvm run time properties to start with higher heap size and other parameters that optimizes the run time performance
Ravi Ada | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

BizNet Software

BizNet Software 9.1
Based on 3 answers
We have only had a few occasions to call on the support team over 4 years, but every time our need was met in a superior manner.
Dave Kolstad | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Lumira Discovery

SAP Lumira Discovery 7.1
Based on 4 answers
They have been very supportive to listen to our problems and resolve them quickly. Their customer engagement team works hand-in-hand and treat our success is their success. They are the liaison between us and their engineering teams to get access to and resolve the issues on a timely manner, otherwise our issues would have been lost
Ravi Ada | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

BizNet Software

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP Lumira Discovery

SAP Lumira Discovery 6.0
Based on 1 answer
We did not take in-person training
Ravi Ada | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

BizNet Software

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP Lumira Discovery

SAP Lumira Discovery 6.0
Based on 1 answer
Most of the user guides are pretty comprehensive and very easy to understand. The product itself is designed to be self-serve tool, did not need much of the end-user training. Most of the training we had is to how to read the data, how to explore the data, how to acquire the data etc.
Ravi Ada | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

BizNet Software

BizNet Software 9.1
Based on 3 answers
We went pretty seamlessly into BizNet, but could have had lots of trouble if the professional service was not aware of our set up and use.
Rick Findley BS, MS, CGFM | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Lumira Discovery

SAP Lumira Discovery 7.6
Based on 3 answers
Installing the desktop software on end-user machines is always challenging. The machine specifications are the biggest factor when running Lumira and be able to handle large datasets during data exploration. This often demands beefy machines at least for power-users. Although Lumira software licensing is not a big problem but managing partner's extensions and keeping track of their individual licenses may be an issue. If there is a way to bundle the more popular extensions such as vSQL or vOLAP should be bundled in core product and offer them as part of Lumira license instead of a separate license which causer operational burden.
Ravi Ada | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

BizNet Software

FRX - Great Plains Report Writer - These do produce financial reports but are much more tedious to set up.BizNet is much more flexible and easier to use. The functionality is an Excel add-on which allows us to use the powerful functionality of Excel as well as Biznet's functionality to do data retrieval from Sage 100 general ledger.
Kevin Mulhearn | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Lumira Discovery

Both Tableau and QlikView score very highly in end user experience and visualisation development compared to Lumira. However the integration of Lumira with existing Universes you may have or cost implications if you have a SAP BI Suite licence can help shift the preference into Lumira's favour. All three can sit along side a larger BI solution like SAP BI or Cognos.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

BizNet Software

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP Lumira Discovery

SAP Lumira Discovery 6.0
Based on 1 answer
Enterprise wide implementation is a challenge with data security and trustedness. No easy installation can be done across the enterprise. no upgrade paths also available from SAP. They have so much of experience with desktop implementation, there it could be a controlled environment with a capital budget. These may be resolved in the upcoming releases
Ravi Ada | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

BizNet Software

  • BizNet continues to pay for itself.
  • I am sure we haven't even learned to use half of what it is capable of and their customer service is top notch.
  • I would say that BizNet continues to have a positive impact on our entire financial portion of our business.
Sherma Thorne | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Lumira Discovery

  • For my client, the cost of Tableau made Lumira attractive but unfortunately, due to limitations on Lumira... the client is thinking the Tableau investment may have been better for achieving business objectives.
  • Data size limitiations.
Lauren Brands | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

BizNet Software

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$4,500*

* per install plus starter pack licenses

BizNet Software Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
BizInsight 7 (Stand-alone)$301
BizBroadcast$651
  1. per user, per month
SaaS Edition
BizInsight 7 (Stand-alone)$301
BizBroadcast$651
  1. per user, per month
Additional Pricing Details
BizNet Training - Standard Package (3 Seats) $795.00 Yearly BizNet Training - Premium Package (3 Seats) $995.00 Yearly BizNet Training - Premium Plus Package (3 Seats) $1,295.00 Yearly Education Block $695.00 Installation Training $225.00

SAP Lumira Discovery

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

SAP Lumira Discovery Editions & Modules

Edition
SAP Lumira, standard edition$1851
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

BizNet Software
8.9
SAP Lumira Discovery
8.9

Likelihood to Renew

BizNet Software
6.1
SAP Lumira Discovery

Usability

BizNet Software
9.1
SAP Lumira Discovery
2.0

Reliability and Availability

BizNet Software
SAP Lumira Discovery
9.0

Performance

BizNet Software
SAP Lumira Discovery
7.0

Support Rating

BizNet Software
9.1
SAP Lumira Discovery
7.1

In-Person Training

BizNet Software
SAP Lumira Discovery
6.0

Online Training

BizNet Software
SAP Lumira Discovery
6.0

Implementation Rating

BizNet Software
9.1
SAP Lumira Discovery
7.6

Scalability

BizNet Software
SAP Lumira Discovery
6.0

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