Compare Power BI vs BusinessObjects

See this comparison of Microsoft Power BI vs. SAP BusinessObjects BI based on data from user reviews. Microsoft Power BI rates 4.2/5 stars with 173 reviews. SAP BusinessObjects BI rates 3.8/5 stars with 176 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

 
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8.5
(Based on 167 reviews)
8.3
(Based on 165 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
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8.0
(Based on 167 reviews)
7.4
(Based on 166 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
8.3
(Based on 66 reviews)
7.0
(Based on 66 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
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8.2
(Based on 66 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 66 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
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7.9
(Based on 131 reviews)
7.5
(Based on 142 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
8.3
(Based on 58 reviews)
7.9
(Based on 63 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
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8.7
(Based on 165 reviews)
6.5
(Based on 162 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
25.3%
7.6%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
36.5%
22.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
38.2%
69.4%
 
Information Technology and Services
15.1%
Information Technology and Services
11.7%
 
Computer Software
7.3%
Utilities
5.8%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.9%
Hospital & Health Care
4.5%
 
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
4.5%
Consumer Goods
4.5%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
4.5%
Financial Services
4.5%
 
Other
63.7%
Other
69.1%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
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.

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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
Most Helpful Critical Review
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Cole T.
User in Insurance

Many features necessary in a BI tool are still in development, and the ability to share data across the organization is still only half-baked. I need the ability to publish Power BI Desktop reports and all the data associated with the report to...

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.

 
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