OpenText Magellan Reviews

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Martin Rubens | TrustRadius Reviewer
July 03, 2020

OpenText Magellan is very powerful for custom reporting

Score 7 out of 10
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Use Cases and Deployment Scope

OpenText Magellan is being used to fulfill specific reporting requirements across the whole company. The reports are served to users through links or being embedded within custom solutions. OpenText Magellan allows us to provide reporting capabilities to our custom solutions. The ability to generate complex reports even allowed us to replace some screens in our solutions with Magellan reports. Users don't really know they are accessing a different solution for their reports, which makes up for very smooth user experience.
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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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We are using it to present reports to customers and to our executives for our rich media advertising business. Our entire business uses this as a reporting platform. We had internally developed reporting, that worked well, but was hard to support and extend and expensive to maintain. We also wanted to embed it in another application to include customer facing reporting in the platform they use.
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Lynn Kutz | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 18, 2015

Former System Admin for Scorecard Module

Score 6 out of 10
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Actuate is being used by selected user groups across the entire organization. It allows us to bring in data from multiple sources and evaluate performance under consolidated locations and measures.
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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 an embedded part of several of our applications. It helps us deliver information content via reports to end users and it allows the user to customize the reports with many excel like features such as sorting, aggregation, font changes, hide/show, etc.
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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 being used with IBM Maximo to generate reports from our CMMS system. The reporting software served as our primary reporting tool and paper work order generation mechanism. Its availability and continuity were crucial to the maintenance and indirect procurement functions.
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Shawn Thomas | TrustRadius Reviewer
October 06, 2014

Actuate Review

Score 7 out of 10
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Actuate is being used to understand extracts from current systems. It is used for IT internally only. This tool is also being used for data extractions.
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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 the standardized reporting platform for seamless integration of custom schedule and ad hoc reporting into our internally built applications. Reports are made available across the firm in all lines of business and support services allowing access to data from our core repository. There are both dynamic (allowing the passing of parameters) and static reporting available.
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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