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Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle Cloud EPM

It is well suited in a geographically distributed environment where you have various key participants in multiple time zones providing input and necessary explanations on performance and measured successIt is less appropriate where you have a single office environment with a single finance department working together.It is also less suited when the GL is NOT an Oracle product and the interface between the GL and the reporting software needs to be implemented with utmost care and handling.
Vishal Shivdasani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

It helps us to visualize and understand data. Helps in business analysis, predict market trends. Caters to the needs of an organization. Can be integrated with different kinds of data sources like Excel, CSV, different kinds of databases like Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle. On the other hand, need some understanding of statistics to use this software, cannot retrieve previous versions of the same file created. So, version management is a problem. Left joins cannot be created during data loading. These need to be created separately using blends.
Ron Rothstain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Oracle Cloud EPM
6.4
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Pixel Perfect reports
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.1
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Customizable dashboards
Oracle Cloud EPM
5.6
Tableau Desktop
9.2
Report Formatting Templates
Oracle Cloud EPM
5.7
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Ad-hoc Reporting

Oracle Cloud EPM
7.9
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Drill-down analysis
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.0
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Formatting capabilities
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.5
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Report sharing and collaboration
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.1
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
7.9

Report Output and Scheduling

Oracle Cloud EPM
8.2
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Publish to Web
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.0
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Publish to PDF
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.8
Tableau Desktop
8.9
Report Versioning
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.9
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Report Delivery Scheduling
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.1
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Delivery to Remote Servers
Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
8.4

Data Discovery and Visualization

Oracle Cloud EPM
5.7
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Oracle Cloud EPM
5.8
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Oracle Cloud EPM
6.0
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Predictive Analytics
Oracle Cloud EPM
5.4
Tableau Desktop
8.1

Access Control and Security

Oracle Cloud EPM
8.6
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Multi-User Support (named login)
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.5
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Role-Based Security Model
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.4
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.7
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.7
Tableau Desktop
8.5

Mobile Capabilities

Oracle Cloud EPM
7.2
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Responsive Design for Web Access
Oracle Cloud EPM
6.2
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Dedicated Android Application
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.2
Tableau Desktop
7.9
Dedicated iOS Application
Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
8.4

Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting

Oracle Cloud EPM
8.4
Tableau Desktop
Long-term financial planning
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.4
Tableau Desktop
Financial budgeting
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.5
Tableau Desktop
Forecasting
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.2
Tableau Desktop
Scenario modeling
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.3
Tableau Desktop
Management reporting
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.5
Tableau Desktop

Consolidation and Close

Oracle Cloud EPM
7.7
Tableau Desktop
Financial data consolidation
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.9
Tableau Desktop
Journal entries and reports
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.4
Tableau Desktop
Multi-currency management
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.6
Tableau Desktop
Intercompany Eliminations
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.8
Tableau Desktop
Minority Ownership
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.5
Tableau Desktop
Local and consolidated reporting
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.4
Tableau Desktop
Detailed Audit Trails
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.1
Tableau Desktop

Financial Reporting and Compliance

Oracle Cloud EPM
8.0
Tableau Desktop
Financial Statement Reporting
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.4
Tableau Desktop
Management Reporting
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.4
Tableau Desktop
Excel-based Reporting
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.1
Tableau Desktop
Automated board and financial reporting
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.9
Tableau Desktop
XBRL support for regulatory filing
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.2
Tableau Desktop

Analytics

Oracle Cloud EPM
7.2
Tableau Desktop
Personalized dashboards
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.0
Tableau Desktop
Color-coded scorecards
Oracle Cloud EPM
6.8
Tableau Desktop
KPIs
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.3
Tableau Desktop
Cost and profitability analysis
Oracle Cloud EPM
6.0
Tableau Desktop
Key Performance Indicator setting
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.3
Tableau Desktop
Benchmarking with external data
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.6
Tableau Desktop

Integration

Oracle Cloud EPM
7.9
Tableau Desktop
Flat file integration
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.9
Tableau Desktop
Excel data integration
Oracle Cloud EPM
8.6
Tableau Desktop
Direct links to 3rd-party data sources
Oracle Cloud EPM
7.3
Tableau Desktop

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
7.9
REST API
Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Javascript API
Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
8.2
iFrames
Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
7.4
Java API
Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
7.8
Themeable User Interface (UI)
Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
7.7

Pros

Oracle Cloud EPM

  • Account Reconciliation CLoud Services provides tight integration with Oracle R12 and 11i . Provides drillback capability. It is flexible and provides rich functionality to users.
  • We have implemented ARCS on cloud and migrated planning and budgeting from On premise to PBCS and EPBCS. Functionality is onpar with onpremise. Provides regular updates monthly
  • We don't need to upgrades every year and saved a lot on Hardware.
Raju Aenike | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • With Tableau you do not need to have technical knowledge to do the data integration and you get a quick response of what you are looking for, being your visualization of high quality.
  • We can say that it is free software and it is not a limited version
Yusmelys Lopez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Oracle Cloud EPM

  • The limitation of constrained out of the box dimensions that requires ripping the initial implementation to add the new dimensions is a major drawback.
  • Smartview interface is cumbersome for many.
  • The only financial adapter is available for integration for other modules we have to go with file-based uploads which is cumbersome and not real-time.
  • It is very costly in terms of licensing unlike other Oracle products.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • Tableau is ill-suited to work with SSAS cubes, at least when you are used to analysis within Microsoft tools
  • Data preparation is not up-to-par with other leading vendor tools (although can be improved through Alteryx if you have access to it)
  • The ease-of-use is true for basic analysis, but rapidly gives way to a steep learning curve with more complex queries or when the business context is more mathematics oriented
Charles Saulnier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle Cloud EPM

Oracle Cloud EPM 9.0
Based on 3 answers
We have a pretty good userbase who are at the high level who gained value from this tool. Discontinuing this tool is prone to impact their day to day operations. Also the data in this tool cannot alter the source, which maintains the integrity of this tool. Smartview is a cool addition that gained lot of traction as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.9
Based on 39 answers
Because right now its the best option out there (disclosure: I haven't used Qlikview or some of the other direct competitors of Tableau). The big investment is in Tableau Server not desktop. For the cost of the license of Tableau desktop, its a pretty good deal. You can hook it up to pretty much any data source easily. You can easily share the visualizations with your team/colleagues easily. Tableau Desktop is generally easy to use for business users. But the more advanced stuff is better suited for a analyst or someone with a IT/CS background.
Mashhood Syed | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Oracle Cloud EPM

Oracle Cloud EPM 8.0
Based on 1 answer
EPM usability is good in some modules but needs some improvement in others
Aissam Drai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.9
Based on 23 answers
I am really a fan of tableau for its quick setup, data connection, dashboard creation time and very easy to use UI.As i have used multiple Bi tools like QlikView and SAP BO, i can say all other tools take really long time in performing above functionalities except QlikView which is really fast in term of performing analysis.
Chandra Bhanu Pratap Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Oracle Cloud EPM

Oracle Cloud EPM 10.0
Based on 2 answers
EPM has been so far available all the time
Aissam Drai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 10 answers
When used as a stand-alone tool, Tableau Desktop has unlimited uptime, which is always nice. When used in conjunction with Tableau Server, this tool has as much uptime as your server admins are willing to give it. All in all, I've never had an issue with Tableau's availability.
Brad Llewellyn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Oracle Cloud EPM

Oracle Cloud EPM 9.0
Based on 2 answers
The product performance is so far very good
Aissam Drai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 6.1
Based on 9 answers
Tableau's connections to third-party sources can be somewhat slow due to the time required to speak to a source over a network. However, if you properly utilize Tableau's Data Source Extracts, then the speed is incredible. On the other hand, Tableau makes it very easy for the user to put too much data into one dashboard, which can impact performance. All in all, if you use the tool properly, speed should not be a concern.
Brad Llewellyn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Oracle Cloud EPM

Oracle Cloud EPM 7.0
Based on 6 answers
Support from our implementation partner is a 10/10, but support from Oracle is awful. Case in point: recently over a 2-day period, there were a series of intermittent outages. Oracle actually asked US for the outage time-stamps. I would have thought that, since we were paying them, they should probably be able to tell us!
Greg Grey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 9.0
Based on 16 answers
I still haven't found something that stumped me for long. The company materials are first-rate and their seems to be a natural affinity among the professionals using the product. It seems there are many who want to help those that are following them onto the platform. I've never noticed any condescension to new users or obvious questions in the forums or my personal exchanges.
David Fickes | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Oracle Cloud EPM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 9.4
Based on 4 answers
It is admittedly hard to train a group of people with disparate levels of ability coming in, but the software is so easy to use that this is not a huge problem; anyone who can follow simple instructions can catch up pretty quickly.
Jon Boeckenstedt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Oracle Cloud EPM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 4 answers
The training for new users are quite good because it covers topic wise training and the best part was that it also had video tutorials which are very helpful
Chandra Bhanu Pratap Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Oracle Cloud EPM

Oracle Cloud EPM 8.1
Based on 32 answers
I suggest doubling the time to implement from the initial quote you get from the Sales team. That's always been the case for me for multiple EPMs now. The out-of-the-box functionality of Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud is pretty robust so I appreciate that and it really helped us get the ball rolling quickly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 35 answers
Time needs to be spent ahead of implementation to make sure data sources are set up and ready. Consultants need to understand the data sources and the goals before setting foot on-site. Installation is easy, learning to use it takes time. The training resources available are great.
Phillip Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Oracle Cloud EPM

Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud fared very well against Adaptive, Anaplan, and Host Analytics. We ultimately decided on Oracle due to its reputation and strength of existing customers. We are happy with our decision.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

When we first looked at getting a visualization software for analytics we looked into two options Microsoft Power BI and Tableau Desktop, and even though Power BI is more cost-effective we decided to go with Tableau Desktop as it had more options that we are looking for such as free reader and Tableau Server and offers a very comprehensive and simple interface that is easier to learn for new staff.
Clinton Shields | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Oracle Cloud EPM

Oracle Cloud EPM 8.0
Based on 1 answer
The product is scalable
Aissam Drai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 7.0
Based on 3 answers
Although tableau is highly interactive and fast but with very large dataset its performance degrades heavily. So up to certain extent its really good but after that we have to take care of its performance issues.
Chandra Bhanu Pratap Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Oracle Cloud EPM

  • Significantly reduced the amount of money we spent for the maintenance of in-house hardware.
  • We now need less employees to manage the configurations of Oracle EPM Cloud.
  • There have been many time savings as a whole to apply to more productive causes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • Tableau has provided my clients with the information necessary to allocate multi-million dollar research budgets effectively, ensuring the company is getting the most bang for its buck.
  • Tableau has given my office the ability to present data quickly and easily in a professional format that customers can understand, and has them returning frequently for additional analysis and projects.
Tim McClelland | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Oracle Cloud EPM

General

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

Tableau Desktop

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle Cloud EPM
8.3
Tableau Desktop
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle Cloud EPM
9.0
Tableau Desktop
8.9

Usability

Oracle Cloud EPM
8.0
Tableau Desktop
8.9

Reliability and Availability

Oracle Cloud EPM
10.0
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Performance

Oracle Cloud EPM
9.0
Tableau Desktop
6.1

Support Rating

Oracle Cloud EPM
7.0
Tableau Desktop
9.0

In-Person Training

Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
9.4

Online Training

Oracle Cloud EPM
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Implementation Rating

Oracle Cloud EPM
8.1
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Scalability

Oracle Cloud EPM
8.0
Tableau Desktop
7.0

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