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Score 6.3 out of 100
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Score 6.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

DataRobot

DataRobot is equipped to serve both cloud computing and on-premise work. Its comprehensive cloud module, channeled through Amazon sustains highly flexible machine learning programs. Lower than average costs are provided via cloud networking because there is no need to install hardware and the additional pricing that comes along with that. DataRobot assists in eliminating hassle by offering various methods of deployment in regard to predictive modeling. The program may not be appropriate for smaller startups of 20 or fewer employees, mainly because the exportable prediction code, and native batch scoring may not translate as well to a smaller firm.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText Magellan

If you do not have a large budget and are a large organization, I would steer clear of Actuate. If you are looking to do very complex washboarding, I would not use them. Your developers have to be very skilled to work with this. Plan to bring in consultants if necessary to help your process. Adhoc reporting is weak. If your pricing is user based and you expand, this could be very expensive.
Christopher Noyes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
8.0
Customizable dashboards
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
9.0
Report Formatting Templates
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
7.0

Ad-hoc Reporting

DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
7.7
Drill-down analysis
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Formatting capabilities
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
9.0
Report sharing and collaboration
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
9.0

Report Output and Scheduling

DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
8.0
Publish to Web
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
9.0
Publish to PDF
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
9.0
Report Versioning
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
9.0
Report Delivery Scheduling
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
5.0

Access Control and Security

DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Role-Based Security Model
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Single Sign-On (SSO)
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
5.0

Mobile Capabilities

DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
3.0
Responsive Design for Web Access
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
3.0
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
3.0

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
6.2
REST API
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Javascript API
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
9.0
Java API
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
5.0
Themeable User Interface (UI)
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
7.0
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
DataRobot
OpenText Magellan
5.0

Pros

DataRobot

  • The interface is easy to use and self-service, with intuitive design.
  • The product is easy to use for data analysts and business users without having to be a data scientist, but if you are one the product is robust, so data scientists can also get some use.
  • All of the screens have explanations of all data points, models, and this makes it easy to provide explanations at the executive level and can easily modify models on the fly.
Jerry Gage-Anderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText Magellan

  • The report outputs can vary across different types such as HTML, PDF, and Excel
  • Their open source offering is very sufficient
  • There are great boards and blogs for developers and engineers to expand and use their features.
  • The people from the company that I've worked with are professional and courteous.
Bri Gipson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

DataRobot

  • Oversold the capabilities.
  • Lack of strong signals in results.
  • Requires heavy engineering support for integration.
Shanna Tellerman | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText Magellan

  • The documentation on all the available features, but most importantly on the scripting side, can be improved
  • The standard look & feel of some basic options, like parameter selection or sorting and filtering, looks dated and can't be customized
  • The server portal needs to provide better tools
  • More integration is needed with other OpenText products
Martin Rubens | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

DataRobot

DataRobot 10.0
Based on 1 answer
DataRobot presents a machine-learning platform designed by data scientists from an array of backgrounds, to construct and develop precise predictive modeling in a fraction of the time previously taken. The tech invloved addresses the critical shortage of data scientists by changing the speed and economics of predictive analytics. DataRobot utilizes parallel processing to evaluate models in R, Python, Spark MLlib, H2O and other open source databases. It searches for possible permutations and algorithms, features, transformation, processes, steps and tuning to yield the best models for the dataset and predictive goal.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText Magellan

OpenText Magellan 3.9
Based on 9 answers
I am no longer working for the company that was using Actuate but I believe they would continue to use it because the stitching costs would be to high. It would require a complete rewrite of the reports and the never version of Actuate (BIRT) even required an almost complete report rewrite
Todd Bellamy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

DataRobot

DataRobot 5.2
Based on 2 answers
We were unable to make use of the software without a lot of investment on our side. While their team reaches out frequently the software is not designed for companies with smaller data sets and this should have been reviewed before the contract was signed and not after. Their team is available to support your existing team but they cannot make the software work if it's not applied to the right size data set or the right problems. I highly recommend uncovering these issues before signing a contract.
Shanna Tellerman | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText Magellan

OpenText Magellan 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Always there on the front and backend for us and the client.
Jeffrey Fischer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

DataRobot

No competition, especially with data enablement services offered through DataRobot. The self-service and intuitive screens with explanations can’t be beat in DataRobot.
Jerry Gage-Anderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText Magellan

I've used JReports and Actuate is very similar but seems to have a lot more customization features for the end user of BIRT reports.
Amy Broome | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

DataRobot

  • DataRobot can run multiple experiments at the same time. This helps to minimize time spent on any given experiment.
  • DataRobot helps to get rid of bottlenecks by yielding various ways to enact completed models of prediction.
  • I consider the Return on Investment high. APIs for real-time scoring have saved us many dollars and time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText Magellan

  • Actuate can handle 50 to 60 sub reports inside a report very well.
  • Dynamically creating the datasource, chart, graph, reports are the main advantages. We can do any level of drilling, and can create a performance matrix dashboard efficiently.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

DataRobot

General

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

OpenText Magellan

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

DataRobot
5.3
OpenText Magellan
7.0

Likelihood to Renew

DataRobot
10.0
OpenText Magellan
3.9

Support Rating

DataRobot
5.2
OpenText Magellan
9.1

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