An Attractive Analytics and Presentation Tool
April 29, 2016

An Attractive Analytics and Presentation Tool

John Greenstreet | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with SAP Lumira

We're using it to present data from our SAP HANA and Oracle databases in an attractive, interactive manner. These reports allow users to visualize various parameters of their vehicle fleets, such as maintenance and fuel expenses. For example, they can observe the effect of preventative maintenance spending on overall maintenance costs. One feature we really like is that you can present either a finished report, or allow more ambitious, experienced users to analyze data themselves.
  • It allows you to pull together data from various sources in a reasonably intuitive manner.
  • A plethora of charting options are available making it easy to match the visualization to the data for maximum impact.
  • The user interface isn't 100% intuitive; so it's hard to use right out of the box, but if someone who knows it gives you a tour, you will pick it up right away. We have one person in our reporting department who designed a great, multi-page presentation, and when I asked him how long he'd been working with SAP, he said: "Two weeks".
  • The very modern UI is somewhat sparse in the area of tooltips. It's akin to the first time one tries to use Windows 8. But once you figure them out, it's smooth sailing.
  • I don't like that the Edit Data Source/Universe Query Panel is completely modal, making it impossible to access anything underneath it.
Visual Studio.NET, SAP Business Objects
It's better suited to the hands of an experienced developer or data consumer. Also it helps greatly to have a data model that's decipherable by normal people (no cryptic names or abbreviations).

SAP Lumira Discovery Feature Ratings

Customizable dashboards
Drill-down analysis
Formatting capabilities
Report sharing and collaboration
Publish to Web
Publish to PDF
Report Delivery Scheduling
Not Rated
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Not Rated
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Not Rated
Predictive Analytics
Not Rated