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Score 6.9 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

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

TARGIT

Targit is very strong when the data is presented to the system. Because of this, we are able to report on almost all of the information that is valuable to us. When we have questions or ideas on how to better leverage Targit, they are great to work with. We track our sales progress/process in Targit and AP tracks things such as outstanding invoices, open invoices, etc
Kolleen Martin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

OpenText Magellan
8.0
TARGIT
9.0
Customizable dashboards
OpenText Magellan
9.0
TARGIT
9.0
Report Formatting Templates
OpenText Magellan
7.0
TARGIT
9.0
Pixel Perfect reports
OpenText Magellan
TARGIT
9.0

Ad-hoc Reporting

OpenText Magellan
7.7
TARGIT
7.0
Drill-down analysis
OpenText Magellan
5.0
TARGIT
9.0
Formatting capabilities
OpenText Magellan
9.0
TARGIT
9.0
Report sharing and collaboration
OpenText Magellan
9.0
TARGIT
9.0
Integration with R or other statistical packages
OpenText Magellan
TARGIT
1.0

Report Output and Scheduling

OpenText Magellan
8.0
TARGIT
6.6
Publish to Web
OpenText Magellan
9.0
TARGIT
8.0
Publish to PDF
OpenText Magellan
9.0
TARGIT
9.0
Report Versioning
OpenText Magellan
9.0
TARGIT
1.0
Report Delivery Scheduling
OpenText Magellan
5.0
TARGIT
8.0
Delivery to Remote Servers
OpenText Magellan
TARGIT
7.0

Access Control and Security

OpenText Magellan
5.0
TARGIT
5.0
Role-Based Security Model
OpenText Magellan
5.0
TARGIT
5.0
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
OpenText Magellan
5.0
TARGIT
5.0
Single Sign-On (SSO)
OpenText Magellan
5.0
TARGIT
5.0
Multi-User Support (named login)
OpenText Magellan
TARGIT
5.0

Mobile Capabilities

OpenText Magellan
3.0
TARGIT
4.0
Responsive Design for Web Access
OpenText Magellan
3.0
TARGIT
4.0
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
OpenText Magellan
3.0
TARGIT
4.0
Dedicated iOS Application
OpenText Magellan
TARGIT
4.0
Dedicated Android Application
OpenText Magellan
TARGIT
4.0

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

OpenText Magellan
6.2
TARGIT
3.7
REST API
OpenText Magellan
5.0
TARGIT
2.0
Javascript API
OpenText Magellan
9.0
TARGIT
2.0
Java API
OpenText Magellan
5.0
TARGIT
7.0
Themeable User Interface (UI)
OpenText Magellan
7.0
TARGIT
7.0
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
OpenText Magellan
5.0
TARGIT
2.0
iFrames
OpenText Magellan
TARGIT
2.0

Data Discovery and Visualization

OpenText Magellan
TARGIT
6.7
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
OpenText Magellan
TARGIT
9.0
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
OpenText Magellan
TARGIT
8.0
Predictive Analytics
OpenText Magellan
TARGIT
3.0

Pros

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

TARGIT

  • Quick start-up and report turnaround time.
  • Easy drag and drop capabilities as well as user friendly command options.
  • Ability to share reports among other users making it easy to use an already created report and simply changing the criteria to suit your own needs.
  • Ability to save a base report that can be modified as needed repeatedly, instead of recreating from scratch.
  • Easy visual for final layout.
  • Ability to run multiple reports within one screen without jumping around.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

TARGIT

  • Probably one of our biggest complaints from the user community is the inability for the user to see the details behind the data. I know with the tool you can write reporting services reports that would allow users to see the detail by right clicking on a measure and selecting Actions, but for a very lean IT shop there simply has not been time to build these Actions for every possible scenario a user might want to see detailed reporting on.
  • Another complaint I've heard is the inability for the user to know exactly what the data represents from the source. If Targit had maybe some type of capability to hover over a measure or dimension and see a pop up of a more detailed description this might help resolve that issue.
  • The most difficult concepts to teach our users is how and when to use comparisons and the syntax for calculations. Creating comparisons has become much simpler with the 2k11 release but it is still difficult for my users.
Sue Feneck | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

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

TARGIT

TARGIT 7.0
Based on 11 answers
It is very easy to use and I am proficient at this point to be able to figure out how to run most of the reports I need.I have had the time to "play around" in TARGIT and really teach myself about the visibility settings and other aspects - though other users have needed help with some of these aspects - but once you conceptually understand how to build the reports, it is very simple from a power user perspective.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

OpenText Magellan

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

TARGIT

TARGIT 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Everything on the back end needs to be correct, which sometimes it may not be set up or missing some variables. Some of the more difficult parts of Targit require a lot more attention and object creation to work properly
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

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

TARGIT

TARGIT 9.1
Based on 2 answers
Everyone I've dealt with at Targit genuinely cares about me and my success, and they respond to questions quickly and accurately. There is literally nothing more I could ask for from their support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

OpenText Magellan

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

TARGIT

TARGIT 5.0
Based on 1 answer
Make sure all of the back end work is done prior to getting Targit set up. Every variable you may need for calculations needs to be correct and every item needs to be uniform so it is read properly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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

TARGIT

It really met our business requirements when we were searching for a reporting/Bi tool and the flexible business model of being able to introduce additional functionally as your organization grows and requires it made the investment decision the right one for us. The functionality available in comparison to the investment is well worth it.
Jesse Reyna | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

TARGIT

  • We have been looking at our Product Hit Rate by Customer instead of just looking into Customer hit rate and adjusted our offerings accordingly.
  • Giving people the ability to run their own ad-hoc reports rather than to request them from IT is a great benefit to my department.
Franz Kistner | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

OpenText Magellan

General

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

OpenText Magellan Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

TARGIT

General

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

TARGIT Editions & Modules

Edition
Viewer$53
Standard User$105
Developer$1,500
ANTserver$8,000
Business Intelligence Accelerator$2,375
    Additional Pricing Details
    All prices given are starting points; see vendor for more details.

    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    OpenText Magellan
    7.0
    TARGIT
    7.0

    Likelihood to Renew

    OpenText Magellan
    3.9
    TARGIT
    7.0

    Usability

    OpenText Magellan
    TARGIT
    8.0

    Support Rating

    OpenText Magellan
    9.1
    TARGIT
    9.1

    Implementation Rating

    OpenText Magellan
    TARGIT
    5.0

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