WebFOCUS Review

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Last updated: Feb 13, 2020

WebFOCUS Review

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

Starting from $28,000 per license

WebFOCUS, the industry’s most comprehensive BI platform, offers easy-to-use BI, business analytics, and performance management capabilities to promote a proactive business culture that helps organizations gain ...

  • Categories (4/11):

    • Budgeting & Forecasting
    • BI
    • Business performance management
    • Cloud BI

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Feb 13, 2020

What is WebFOCUS?

WebFOCUS is a business intelligence and decision support solution for businesses of all sizes. It also offers data management solutions and allows you to make more informed decision. The software was designed and launched by Information Builders headquartered in New York, United States.

Average Rating -

The rating of WebFOCUS is 4.5 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

Customers of the software come from all major industries and are businesses of all sizes and types. Major industries where the customers come from include healthcare and hospitality, education, government institutions, telecommunication, transport, manufacturing, and financial services etc. Some major customers include LifeWatch, ABC Financial, and Chrome River Technologies etc.

Features

The software facilitates greater business insight with its easy to use analytical tools and data management capabilities. It also offers dashboards and scorecards to present a high-level view of critical metrics and indicators.

WebFOCUS also offers the services of mobile business intelligence, self-service tools, ad hoc analysis and reporting, dynamic report distribution, and integration with iWay.

WebFOCUS 3 Pros

  • WebFOCUS provides a high-level view of critical metrics and indicators in its dashboards.
  • The software makes information sharing simple and ad hoc with its self-service tools.
  • WebFOCUS offers integration with Adobe PDF and Microsoft Excel as data formats.

WebFOCUS 2 Cons

  • WebFOCUS does not offer the features of thematic mapping and sensitivity analysis.
  • Unlike some alternatives, there is no feature of Monte Carlo simulation on the software.

Competitors & Alternatives

Two noteworthy alternatives of WebFOCUS are Analytica and opTEAMize. Analytica, just like WebFOCUS, offers the analysis and reporting features of ad hoc reporting, ad hoc analysis, application development mobile business intelligence, and customizable dashboards. It also offers additional features of budgeting & forecasting, decision tree analysis, sensitivity analysis, and version control.

While Analytica offers only on premise deployment, opTEAMize offers supports for online and on premise models. It lacks the features of application development, rules-based workflow, self-service tools, and ad hoc reporting. It also does not offer dynamic report distribution. Important features of opTEAMize include data analysis, decision tree analysis, version control, and performance metrics.

WebFOCUS Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $28,000 per license. The experts at ITQlick has reviewed WebFOCUS pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 2 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

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WebFOCUS Categories

Budgeting & Forecasting
BI
Business performance management
Cloud BI
Dashboards & KPIs
Data analysis
Data mining
Data visualization
KPI
Mobile BI
Performance Management

Specifications

Company:
Address: Information Builders Inc, Penn Plaza, New York, NY
Customers: Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

WebFOCUS Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

WebFOCUS Vs. Alternatives

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