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 157 reviews. SAP BusinessObjects BI rates 3.8/5 stars with 169 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

 
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8.5
(Based on 150 reviews)
8.2
(Based on 160 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
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7.9
(Based on 150 reviews)
7.4
(Based on 161 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
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8.1
(Based on 55 reviews)
7.0
(Based on 64 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
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8.2
(Based on 56 reviews)
7.3
(Based on 64 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
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8.0
(Based on 117 reviews)
7.5
(Based on 138 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
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8.3
(Based on 48 reviews)
7.8
(Based on 61 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
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8.7
(Based on 148 reviews)
6.6
(Based on 156 reviews)
Small Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
26.1%
8.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
34.6%
23.3%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
39.2%
68.7%
 
Information Technology and Services
15.1%
Information Technology and Services
12.4%
 
Computer Software
8.2%
Utilities
6.2%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.0%
Consumer Goods
4.8%
 
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
4.6%
Internet
4.3%
 
Marketing and Advertising
4.1%
Retail
4.3%
 
Other
63.0%
Other
68.1%
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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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.

 
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