An Alternative to SAP Business Objects
In the category of general ratings, InetSoft won over SAP Business Objects in Meets Requirements, Ease of Use, Ease of Setup, Ease of Admin, Quality of Support, Ease of Doing Business With, and Product Direction (% positive). These high marks come as no surprise, as making BI easy to implement and use is a central aspect of InetSoft's core mission.
Reports provide particular information that businesses need in order to run effectively and efficiently. Report information is to be presented in easy to read charts that display data in ways that non technical users can understand. Most management dashboards combine multiple charts and text KPIs to give an overall picture of how the business is doing. The G2 crowd comparison between InetSoft and SAP place InetSoft's capability to deliver value where parameters like Graphs and Charts, Dashboards, Scorecards, Report Interface, and Steps to Answer were evaluated.
The Self Service Category measured the following parameters - Calculated Fields, Data Column Filtering, Data Discovery, Search, Collaboration/Workflow and Automodeling. InetSoft won 6 out of 6 parameters in this category. With traditional BI software, business users have had to rely heavily on IT to get access to information to make business decisions. This not only causes inordinate delays in decision-making, but also places extra dependencies on IT, increasing the overall cost of doing BI.
InetSoft's BI platforms strengths in the above mentioned functionalities allow business users to access and work with data analytics by generating custom reports and analytical queries without the help of the IT department. This allows IT departments to focus on other tasks at hand. This is how InetSoft's Style Intelligence can help organizations make better decisions and operate more efficiently.