Compare Dundas BI, Microsoft Power BI, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI), and Tableau Desktop

Pricing

 
POWER BI
FREE
PROFESSIONAL EDITION
$1,999 / per user
 
POWER BI PRO
$9.99 per user
Personal Edition
$999 / per user
 
POWER BI PREMIUM
Capacity Pricing per node
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Dundas BI
Free Trial
Microsoft Power BI
POWER BI
FREE
POWER BI PRO
$9.99per user
POWER BI PREMIUM
Capacity Pricingper node
Free Trial Unavailable
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
Free Trial Unavailable
Tableau Desktop
PROFESSIONAL EDITION
$1,999/ per user
Personal Edition
$999/ per user
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.6
8.4
8.0
8.7
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.9
7.9
7.1
8.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.7
8.2
6.8
8.2
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.3
8.1
7.1
7.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.9
7.8
7.1
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.2
8.1
7.6
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.0
8.6
6.0
8.6
Meets Requirements
Dundas BI
8.6
Microsoft Power BI
8.4
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
8.0
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Ease of Use
Dundas BI
7.9
Microsoft Power BI
7.9
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.1
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Ease of Setup
Dundas BI
8.7
Microsoft Power BI
8.2
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
6.8
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Ease of Admin
Dundas BI
8.3
Microsoft Power BI
8.1
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.1
Tableau Desktop
7.9
Quality of Support
Dundas BI
8.9
Microsoft Power BI
7.8
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.1
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Dundas BI
9.2
Microsoft Power BI
8.1
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.6
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Dundas BI
9.0
Microsoft Power BI
8.6
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
6.0
Tableau Desktop
8.6

Features

Reports
Reports Interface
Dundas BI
8.0
Microsoft Power BI
8.4
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.7
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Steps to Answer
Dundas BI
8.0
Microsoft Power BI
7.7
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.1
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Graphs and Charts
Dundas BI
9.4
Microsoft Power BI
8.8
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.3
Tableau Desktop
9.3
Score Cards
Dundas BI
8.4
Microsoft Power BI
7.7
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
6.8
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Dashboards
Dundas BI
9.2
Microsoft Power BI
8.5
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.3
Tableau Desktop
9.1
Self Service
Calculated Fields
Dundas BI
8.0
Microsoft Power BI
8.0
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.7
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Data Column Filtering
Dundas BI
8.8
Microsoft Power BI
8.2
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.8
Tableau Desktop
8.8
Data Discovery
Dundas BI
8.4
Microsoft Power BI
8.0
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.5
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Search
Dundas BI
7.3
Microsoft Power BI
7.7
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.0
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Collaboration / Workflow
Dundas BI
7.8
Microsoft Power BI
7.7
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
6.6
Tableau Desktop
7.7
Automodeling
Dundas BI
7.7
Microsoft Power BI
7.6
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
6.2
Tableau Desktop
7.4
Advanced Analytics
Predictive Analytics
Dundas BI
7.3
Microsoft Power BI
6.8
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
6.6
Tableau Desktop
7.1
Data Visualization
Dundas BI
9.2
Microsoft Power BI
8.8
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.3
Tableau Desktop
9.3
Big Data Services
Dundas BI
7.5
Microsoft Power BI
7.3
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
6.9
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Building Reports
Data Transformation
Dundas BI
8.1
Microsoft Power BI
7.8
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.7
Tableau Desktop
7.7
Data Modeling
Dundas BI
8.2
Microsoft Power BI
8.3
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.7
Tableau Desktop
7.3
WYSIWYG Report Design
Dundas BI
8.2
Microsoft Power BI
8.1
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.6
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Integration APIs
Dundas BI
8.0
Microsoft Power BI
7.9
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.6
Tableau Desktop
7.3
Platform
Sandbox / Test Environments
Dundas BI
9.0
Microsoft Power BI
7.7
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.9
Tableau Desktop
7.6
Mobile User Support
Dundas BI
8.6
Microsoft Power BI
7.9
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
6.9
Tableau Desktop
7.4
Customization
Dundas BI
8.9
Microsoft Power BI
8.1
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.2
Tableau Desktop
7.7
User, Role, and Access Management
Dundas BI
8.7
Microsoft Power BI
8.0
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.5
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Internationalization
Dundas BI
8.4
Microsoft Power BI
8.2
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.6
Tableau Desktop
7.8
Performance and Reliability
Dundas BI
8.2
Microsoft Power BI
7.9
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.6
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Breadth of Partner Applications
Dundas BI
8.4
Microsoft Power BI
8.3
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
7.3
Tableau Desktop
7.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
19.5%
23.8%
8.1%
15.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
35.4%
38.3%
24.7%
33.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
45.1%
37.9%
67.2%
50.3%
Dundas BI
Small-Business
19.5%
Mid-Market
35.4%
Enterprise
45.1%
Microsoft Power BI
Small-Business
23.8%
Mid-Market
38.3%
Enterprise
37.9%
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
Small-Business
8.1%
Mid-Market
24.7%
Enterprise
67.2%
Tableau Desktop
Small-Business
15.8%
Mid-Market
33.9%
Enterprise
50.3%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
19.6%
Information Technology and Services
13.0%
Information Technology and Services
8.8%
Higher Education
10.8%
 
Hospital & Health Care
16.5%
Computer Software
8.3%
Hospital & Health Care
6.3%
Information Technology and Services
10.5%
 
Computer Software
6.2%
Hospital & Health Care
5.1%
Utilities
5.9%
Hospital & Health Care
6.1%
 
Utilities
5.2%
Marketing and Advertising
3.8%
Retail
4.6%
Marketing and Advertising
6.0%
 
Telecommunications
4.1%
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
3.5%
Consumer Goods
4.6%
Internet
5.4%
 
Other
48.5%
Other
66.3%
Other
69.7%
Other
61.3%
Dundas BI
Information Technology and Services
19.6%
Hospital & Health Care
16.5%
Computer Software
6.2%
Utilities
5.2%
Telecommunications
4.1%
Other
48.5%
Microsoft Power BI
Information Technology and Services
13.0%
Computer Software
8.3%
Hospital & Health Care
5.1%
Marketing and Advertising
3.8%
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
3.5%
Other
66.3%
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
Information Technology and Services
8.8%
Hospital & Health Care
6.3%
Utilities
5.9%
Retail
4.6%
Consumer Goods
4.6%
Other
69.7%
Tableau Desktop
Higher Education
10.8%
Information Technology and Services
10.5%
Hospital & Health Care
6.1%
Marketing and Advertising
6.0%
Internet
5.4%
Other
61.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Kris B.
Consultant in Computer Software

The entire system is massive - can connect to anything, customize most everything (or not), report on any kind of data. If you can dream it, you can build it. But what I like best is the support team - want an answer? Just shoot them an email and you'll...

G2 Crowd User in Marketing and Advertising

Visualizations. They're absolutely fantastic. Importing data is incredibly easy and it's much more powerful than excel or many SQL based visualization tools.

Victor M.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

What I like best is how robust BusinessObjects is. SAP brings together Dashboards (For dynamic reporting), Web Intelligence (For ad-hoc reporting), and Crystal Reports (For clean, formatted reporting) all in one package. This gives customers/clients a lot...

Jeff B.
User in Retail

Tableau enables users the ability build data visualizations in the matter of minutes without requiring technical report development knowledge. In my opinion, the top 5 best qualities: 1. Drag and drop functionality is easy for any user to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Financial Services

Update: As of version v2.6.2 few issues we highlighted have been addressed. Previous Review as of v2.5.1: Although support does answer most questions and are friendly. I would say their slow response at times causes lot of frustration. Product team...

Michael R.
Internal Consultant in Computer Software

As with any data visualization tool, the quality of data must be attended to prior to exposing it to Power BI. My data was in Excel - 1M rows, about 90 columns, obviously normalized. The data upload failed a couple of times (non-descriptive error was...

Susie C.
User in Automotive

Acronyms are in German. I understand it's created by Germans but some of the acronyms in there do not make sense. It also takes a LONG time to load if you have a big data set. I've learned to break every pull piece by piece otherwise it'll clog the system.

Kimiko T.
User in Real Estate

Needs an updated UI and better data connection process

 
Dundas BI
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Kris B.
Consultant in Computer Software

The entire system is massive - can connect to anything, customize most everything (or not), report on any kind of data. If you can dream it, you can build it. But what I like best is the support team - want an answer? Just shoot them an email and you'll...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Financial Services

Update: As of version v2.6.2 few issues we highlighted have been addressed. Previous Review as of v2.5.1: Although support does answer most questions and are friendly. I would say their slow response at times causes lot of frustration. Product team...

Microsoft Power BI
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Marketing and Advertising

Visualizations. They're absolutely fantastic. Importing data is incredibly easy and it's much more powerful than excel or many SQL based visualization tools.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Michael R.
Internal Consultant in Computer Software

As with any data visualization tool, the quality of data must be attended to prior to exposing it to Power BI. My data was in Excel - 1M rows, about 90 columns, obviously normalized. The data upload failed a couple of times (non-descriptive error was...

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI)
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Victor M.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

What I like best is how robust BusinessObjects is. SAP brings together Dashboards (For dynamic reporting), Web Intelligence (For ad-hoc reporting), and Crystal Reports (For clean, formatted reporting) all in one package. This gives customers/clients a lot...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Susie C.
User in Automotive

Acronyms are in German. I understand it's created by Germans but some of the acronyms in there do not make sense. It also takes a LONG time to load if you have a big data set. I've learned to break every pull piece by piece otherwise it'll clog the system.

Tableau Desktop
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jeff B.
User in Retail

Tableau enables users the ability build data visualizations in the matter of minutes without requiring technical report development knowledge. In my opinion, the top 5 best qualities: 1. Drag and drop functionality is easy for any user to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Kimiko T.
User in Real Estate

Needs an updated UI and better data connection process

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Videos

 

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