OpenText Magellan Reviews

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Christopher Noyes | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 24, 2015

If you have the budget for it it can do great things, if you are a small company run, don't walk away.

Score 8 out of 10
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Adopted by infrastructure, ad-operations, sales, business, and account support. We are a small company and maintain a small number of accounts on this system. If pricing would be acceptable, we would roll this out to all of our customers.
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Bri Gipson | TrustRadius Reviewer
October 13, 2014

Actuate BIRT - open source that's worth a look

Score 8 out of 10
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Breadth of Deployment

The design tool is useful for basic reporting, but many reports require some experience in SQL and JavaScript. Java programming, though not a required skill for basic reports, is needed for better reporting and to access the more advanced features (such as debugging).
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Amy Broome | TrustRadius Reviewer
September 19, 2014

Developer Perspective on Actuate

Score 8 out of 10
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Actuate is used in 3-4 product lines. We have about 30 developers company wide that develop reports and perhaps 100 testers and business analysts that use it. Then we resell it with our product which is used by thousands of end users.
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Todd Bellamy | TrustRadius Reviewer
September 17, 2014

Acuate 8 before the birth of BIRT

Score 6 out of 10
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Actuate was used by the indirect procurement team and the maintenance departments company wide across many facilities. Well over 100 concurrent users at anytime. Actuate was used across vast majority of locations with the ERP solution we had at the time.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
September 11, 2014

Actuate gets the job done!

Score 8 out of 10
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Actuate is used extensively as a developemnt tool and by 10s of thousands of end users. Virtually every line of business in our large financial institution uses Actuate - many who are unaware because the components are built into our home grown applications.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Customizable dashboards (1)
9
Report Formatting Templates (1)
7
Drill-down analysis (2)
5.0
Formatting capabilities (2)
9.0
Report sharing and collaboration (1)
9
Publish to Web (1)
9
Publish to PDF (1)
9
Report Versioning (1)
9
Report Delivery Scheduling (1)
5
Role-Based Security Model (1)
5
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete) (1)
5
Single Sign-On (SSO) (1)
5
Responsive Design for Web Access (1)
3
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile (1)
3
REST API (1)
5
Javascript API (1)
9
Java API (1)
5
Themeable User Interface (UI) (1)
7
Customizable Platform (Open Source) (1)
5

About OpenText Magellan

OpenText Magellan is a flexible AI and Analytics platform that combines open source machine learning with advanced analytics, enterprise-grade BI, and capabilities to acquire, merge, manage and analyze Big Data and Big Content stored in your Enterprise Information Management systems. Magellan enables machine-assisted decision making, automation, and business optimization.

OpenText Magellan Features

BI Platform Features

Has featureAdministration via Web Interface
Has featureLive Connection to External Data
Has featureSnapshot of External Data
Has featureIn-memory data model
Has featureMulti-Data Source Reporting (Blending)
Has featureData warehouse / dictionary layer
Has featureETL Capability
Has featureETL Scheduler

Supported Data Sources Features

Has featureMS Excel Workbooks
Has featureText Files (CSV, etc)
Has featureOracle
Has featureMS SQL Server
Has featureIBM DB2
Has featurePostgres
Has featureMySQL
Has featureODBC
Has featureCloudera Hadoop
Has featureHortonworks Hadoop
Has featureSalesforce

BI Standard Reporting Features

Has featureCustomizable dashboards
Has featureReport Formatting Templates

Ad-hoc Reporting Features

Has featureDrill-down analysis
Has featureFormatting capabilities
Has featurePredictive modeling
Has featureIntegration with R or other statistical packages
Has featureReport sharing and collaboration

Report Output and Scheduling Features

Has featurePublish to Web
Has featurePublish to PDF
Has featureOutput Raw Supporting Data
Has featureReport Versioning
Has featureReport Delivery Scheduling

Data Discovery and Visualization Features

Has featurePre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Has featurePredictive Analytics
Has featureSupport for Machine Learning models
Has featurePattern Recognition and Data Mining
Has featureIntegration with R or other statistical packages

Access Control and Security Features

Has featureRole-Based Security Model
Has featureMultiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Has featureReport-Level Access Control
Has featureTable-Level Access Control (BI-layer)
Has featureField-Level Access Control (BI-layer)
Has featureSingle Sign-On (SSO)

Mobile Capabilities Features

Has featureResponsive Design for Web Access
Has featureDashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding Features

Has featureREST API
Has featureJavascript API
Has featureJava API
Has featureThemeable User Interface (UI)
Has featureCustomizable Platform (Open Source)

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OpenText Magellan Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux
Mobile Application:No
Supported Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish