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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 7.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

D3.js

It's well suited for dynamic data, especially when multiple users are using the application and generating data, it helps us to get analytics of the data for users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

We need to create/open reports every month. The manual way would be to download data manually from SAP BW and then paste in Excel to start formatting/cleaning. With SAP Analysis Office, we create a report once. Next month when we open it, we just need to change the time frame and refresh the data. It takes 5 mins to open and update data
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.2
Pixel Perfect reports
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.6
Customizable dashboards
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
7.9
Report Formatting Templates
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.1

Ad-hoc Reporting

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.2
Drill-down analysis
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.7
Formatting capabilities
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.5
Integration with R or other statistical packages
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
7.0
Report sharing and collaboration
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.4

Report Output and Scheduling

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.4
Publish to Web
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.1
Publish to PDF
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.4
Report Versioning
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.1
Report Delivery Scheduling
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.6
Delivery to Remote Servers
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.7

Data Discovery and Visualization

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.3
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.2
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.4
Predictive Analytics
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.2

Access Control and Security

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.5
Multi-User Support (named login)
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.3
Role-Based Security Model
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.4
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.5
Single Sign-On (SSO)
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.7

Mobile Capabilities

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
7.6
Responsive Design for Web Access
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.1
Dedicated iOS Application
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
7.3
Dedicated Android Application
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
7.0
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.2

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
7.9
REST API
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.5
Javascript API
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.1
iFrames
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
7.8
Java API
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.1
Themeable User Interface (UI)
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
7.5
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
7.6

Pros

D3.js

  • It provides multiple ways of visualizing data easily.
  • It is fast and light on system resources. It is built with JavaScript and visualizations can be easily hosted on the web across browsers.
  • It has a huge community backing it so it is easy to find people to help with whatever you're doing.
Firaz Peer | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

  • This software is easy to initially learn, and very powerful in producing reusable reports.
  • It is much faster than my company's internal manual queries. The ability to build off of a saved query and share queries to other users is a great positive.
  • My favorite part is that you can run queries in the background and it does not interfere with your current work or slow your computer down.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

D3.js

  • Hard to code, not a kids play toy.
  • No tutorial from official documentation.
  • Requires web development experience.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

  • The installation can be very complex and time-consuming, it requires a lot of planning and foresight as to what role the software will play in the organization.
  • The software has a relatively large learning curve that takes dedicated users months to get comfortable with, the UI is a bit intimidating for new users.
  • SAP could organize their help better, it can be difficult to find dependable solutions to issues via their website and support channels.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

D3.js

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform 8.4
Based on 22 answers
The institution has decided to move in a different direction, and will be using MSBI for reporting. I have been very happy with the Business Objects suite of tools, and will continue to use them heavily until we make the transition.
Robert Scrimshaw | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

D3.js

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform 8.7
Based on 7 answers
From a server and client side perspective. the Business Intelligence Platform provides a foundation for all aspects of content development, distribution, analysis, collaboration and self service. Ease of use from targeted content delivery through controlled accessibility. Content exporting in the format of the users choice. Scheduling for internal or external delivery. Public and private folders for secure content access when requied. Web based for viewing on the users device of choice without the need to download additional applications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

D3.js

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform 10.0
Based on 4 answers
When we implemented 3.1, we had a tough time managing the system: It took almost a year to stabilize.

With 4.0, we want to roll out to more users, and are holding back because of fears about the performance issue
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

D3.js

No score
No answers yet
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SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform 9.0
Based on 11 answers
Overall, the tool (Web Intelligence 4.2) is fast and solid. One issue is a dependability on JAVA for a full feature report creation/edit capabilities (as opposed to limited HTML option). Second, planned end of JAVA support by major browsers (Chrome is already not supporting JAVA applet).
Dariusz Zyskowski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

D3.js

D3.js 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Support can be improved by providing more educational videos.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform 8.3
Based on 10 answers
We are getting the BI support from our SAP support company. Although they are good at some basic staff, they are unable to answer our questions for some complex structures. Sometimes we got the feedback that our request was not possible to implement, however later we found there were some methods available.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

D3.js

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform 10.0
Based on 3 answers
SAP authorized training is best, Please go ahead with it. Even lot of online training options/videos available for self learning
Dharmesh Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

D3.js

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform 9.0
Based on 2 answers
I haven't used it or got feedback from the end user.

Content looks to be pretty detailed. Focused on SQL but not BW.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

D3.js

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform 9.0
Based on 8 answers
Hire specialists and experienced staff. Mix some beginners so that everyone is not a leader but a learner too. Plan well; architect well; break down implementation in small steps and move towards larger steps. Create a centralized and authorized SAP Business Objects implementation team.
Priyanka Musale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

D3.js

Protoviz does not require as much knowledge of programming to build visualizations as with D3.js or Google Charts. Highcharts or AnyChart are other alternatives that are more specific to building charts only
Firaz Peer | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

We selected SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) based on price. It can stack up against others in terms of price and honestly, that's about it. Salesforce Commerce does a hell of a better job at handling it. However, in the space of Business Intelligence, SAP can do more, and that's why at the end we went with it
Michael Diaz-Suarez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

D3.js

No score
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SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform 9.0
Based on 2 answers
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform supports SOA Service Oriented Architecture. You can start/restart/enable/disable all the servers. You can seamless do load balancing and clustering. It supports all leading application and web server. Supports LDAP SSO integration.People who can work on excel with training they can work on SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence, dashboard, Lumira, Information design tool product suite. Tool is very user friendly and easy to learn and implement
Dharmesh Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

D3.js

  • Rapid Development using templates helps faster delivery of the project.
  • Documentation requires a lot of time to study.
  • D3 creates high-quality visual effects which can be used over large screens.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

  • By generating and distributing reports in a timely manner, we were able to save millions of dollars for the company which otherwise would not have been visible.
  • Almost realtime dashboard, saved the company a huge amount by showing the outages and kept the company from buying a tool to do just that.
  • It showed the customers who were not paying the bills and were missing in the system due to some loophole. This was visible by doing reporting on the theft usage of electricity.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

D3.js

General

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

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

D3.js
8.8
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.4

Usability

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.7

Reliability and Availability

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
10.0

Performance

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
9.0

Support Rating

D3.js
8.0
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
8.3

In-Person Training

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
10.0

Online Training

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
9.0

Implementation Rating

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
9.0

Scalability

D3.js
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform
9.0

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