SAP report benefits over other software
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Updated July 21, 2018

SAP report benefits over other software

Score 8 out of 10
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SAP Crystal Reports

Overall Satisfaction with SAP Crystal

Reports can be made easily by Crystal Reports according to your purpose and imagination. With the help of WYSIWYG you can design your own template of reports. Crystal Reports delivers design dynamic reports that can be linked to almost any data source. It can be connected to any databases for operation reporting. SAP Crystal Reports easily offers flexibility and adaptability.
  • Reports can be very specific and highly formatted. It has an intense amount of format options and other ways to present your view and data.
  • Very powerful. Very competent.
  • It allows us to create exactly what is needed to support our operations. Crystal Reports allows us to do anything where more user-friendly software fails.
  • Crystal Reports takes a great degree of skill, experience to use it. New users should learn first how to use it. An expert's tool.
  • There are a lot of updates, versions and a number of features and it is hard to keep track of new updates.
  • You need to purchase new feature as you want and you'll realize that you're spending more than you thought.
WYSIWYG allows you to create your own template in Crystal Reports, also if you know HTML you can design it on WYSIWYG. Crystal Reports delivers design dynamic reports that can be linked to almost any data source. It integrates with a range of applications, such as Microsoft Office. It gives a skilled developer the power to create professional, highly formatted and complex query reports.
Reports can be created straight from databases for operation reporting. But for that you should know first how to connect and use it. New users find difficulties doing that. It has a lot of features which help create a report using your databases. Financial reporting such as statements and revenue reports can be quickly created, and are nothing short of pixel perfect.
Sharing reports with Crystal Reports is easy-peasy. Only the person one wants to share the report with can view it. It has good quality of security like Google Docs. Can assign any role to any person from read-only to can-edit the report. Reports can be downloaded and converted into a PDF file and shared across teams easily.
Organizing reports and sharing with colleague are very easy with Crystal reports. Rich with features as a user wants. The best part is WYSIWYG with which you can design your own template for reports. Reports can be very specific and highly formatted. It offers multi-language support in English, French, German, Japanese etc. Support system of Crystal Reports is also good and provided through any medium like online forum, email and phone.

SAP Crystal Feature Ratings

Pixel Perfect reports
7
Customizable dashboards
8
Report Formatting Templates
6
Drill-down analysis
7
Formatting capabilities
9
Integration with R or other statistical packages
4
Report sharing and collaboration
7
Publish to Web
8
Publish to PDF
7
Report Versioning
6
Report Delivery Scheduling
8
Delivery to Remote Servers
7
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
8
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
9
Predictive Analytics
8
Multi-User Support (named login)
10
Role-Based Security Model
10
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
9
Single Sign-On (SSO)
8
Responsive Design for Web Access
10
Dedicated iOS Application
9
Dedicated Android Application
7
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
8
REST API
8
Javascript API
7
iFrames
9
Java API
7
Themeable User Interface (UI)
8
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
9

Using SAP Crystal

2 - It helps us to create meaningful reports, customised reports, from a large data converting it graphs and charts. Analysing the performance of company, brands wise and campaigns. Its features include conditional box formatting, data export to multiple formats and helps creating presentation to present to clients. It also features multiple languages, Scheduling reports.
1 - It is not necessary to know everything before using SAP Crystal. People usually learn to use software's like this after using it multiple times by their own. If found any difficulty or not able to understand something , you can always take help from customer executive. They have provided email id to connect with them.
  • Creating reports of campaigns, brands performance is what we are doing. It has able to handle large amount of data and convert it to chunks and graphs.
  • Handling Reports as you need, can edit and update easily.
  • Stability.
  • Scheduling reports.
  • Supports multiple file formats to import data.