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Software Description:

The ESM Suite helps organizations spend less time managing the process of strategic planning, and more time making better strategic decisions. ESM helps organizations design, track, and adapt their strategic plan over time through automated Balanced Scorecards, KPI monitoring, and strategic initiative management.

Organizations can track their strategy from the organizational level and cascade plans to business units and individuals.

Software Description:

This is very useful BI software for small business, that provides reports, dashboards, and data exploration within managed infrastructure.

The main purpose of SAP Crystal Server is to ease the strain on IT resources and put business analytics directly into the hands the management. The vendor’s value proposition is that this software enables business users of all levels to make informed decisions and helps IT reduce reporting backlogs, administrative complexity, and costs.

This business analytics solution closes the gap between transactions, data preparation, analysis, and action, so business owners can make more informed decisions.

Software Description:

Looker is reinventing business intelligence for the modern company. Looker works the way the web does: browser-based, its unique modeling language lets any employee leverage the work of your best data analysts. Operating 100% in-database, Looker capitalizes on the newest, fastest analytic databases—to get real results, in real time.

How Looker works in 5 simple steps:
1. Connect Looker to any relational database, like Amazon Redshift or Google BigQuery.
2. Let Looker automatically generate a data model from your schema.
3. Embellish the data model with custom dimensions and measures that reflect your company’s unique business logic.
4.Give all your users—technical and non-technical—access to Looker to answer their own questions through reports, dashboards or just exploring the curated environment you have built.
5.Relax as Looker translates their business questions into performant (and dialect-specific) SQL.*

Features:

  • Feedback Management
  • Notifications
  • Multi-User
  • Data Visualization
  • Analytics
  • Dashboard
  • Project Management

Features:

  • API
  • Data Visualization
  • Analytics
  • External Integrations
  • Data Export
  • Dashboard

Features:

  • Scheduling
  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • Customer Management
  • Analytics
  • Dashboard
  • Supplier Management
  • Notifications
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Multi-User
  • Link Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Forecasting
  • API
  • Data Export
  • A/B Testing
  • External Integrations
  • Data Visualization
  • Conversion Tracking

Summary:

  • Balanced Scorecard automation software

  • Quickly lay out your strategic plan in one powerful tool

  • Track and visualize key performance indicators with charts and online reporting

  • Monitor your project portfolio, track milestones and tasks, and align initiatives to strategy

  • Align business units to a central vision with cascading Balanced Scorecards

  • Eliminate slideware hassle with instantly generated strategic reports and documents in PDF, PPT, and Excel.

  • Visualize your plan with dynamic strategy maps

  • Align employees to the organizational plan with Personal Balanced Scorecards and employee reviews.

Summary:

  • BI essentials for small and midsize businesses

  • Easily access and share reports and dashboards from a single, quick-to-deploy solution

  • View critical insights across data sources with intuitive, guided data exploration

  • Ensure corporate data is readily accessible via a common semantic layer

  • Accelerate report design and deliver personalised reports to a dynamic list

Summary:

  • A data platform for all.

  • A powerful data platform that's easy for everyone to use.

  • Business intelligence, big data analytics, or a 360 view of your customers. Whatever you need, Looker can help. Talk to our data experts.

Pro

$880.00
per month
Included in plan:
  • Everything in free
  • Custom Balanced Scorecard Templates
  • Design Dynamic Strategy Maps
  • Configuration Training
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Balanced Scorecard Automation
  • and more...

Free

Free
Included in plan:
  • Design your Balanced Scorecard or strategic plan
  • Excel Exports
  • Create Objectives, Measures, and Initiatives all in one tool
  • SWOT Analysis
  • PESTEL Analysis
  • Porter's 5 Forces
  • Change Agendas

SaaS monthly based / Annual contract

Free
Included in plan:
  • Free 21 Day Trial

FAQs:

    Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes. ESM uses it's web services API to integrate with a wide variety of business intelligence system.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • ESM supports all modern browsers and mobile devices browsers.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Video tutorials, guides, and customer support are all offered right in ESM. In addition, we host over 1,000 Balanced Scorecard articles, research, and best practice examples.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Small-to-enterprise size organizations interested in making the strategic planning and Balanced Scorecard management process faster and easier.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Because we believe that your strategy should engage your entire company, ESM has an unlimited user licensing model. Permissions and security are controlled with a robust role-based system per team.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Organizations can quickly design their strategic plan, share their Balanced Scorecard, and track progress over time. ESM helps clients:

    save time by instantly generating strategy meeting reports and documents
    communicate the strategic plan with online views
    create a single version of the truth that eliminates the need for compiling hundreds of presentation slides

FAQs:

    What platforms does this service support?
  • SAP Crystal Server supports both Windows and Linux.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is commonly used in tandem with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Share Point.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • The main user groups of SAP Crystal Server include both small and medium businesses.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, SAP Crystal Server offers a complete set of APIs in both Java and NET.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is used as entry-level secure business intelligence (BI) solution.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Yes, SAP Crystal Server integrates with Java Portal Access, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft SharePoint.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, customer support is available through email, live chat, videos, tutorial, and phone calls.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • In addition to a dedicated support analyst and success manager, Looker offers a documentation library and discourse community to post questions, tutorial videos, etc.

    There is also in-app live chat where you speak to one of our technical analysts between business hours.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Looker offers user attributes and privacy settings to allow for permissions.

    While intended as an organization-wide solution for all of your data needs, Looker offers specific applications developed for departments or specific verticals that are a compilation best practices.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Any relational database.

    Looker is also great to pair with a predictive analytics tool such as Python or R.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Looker connects to any relational datastore such as mySQL, Google BigQuery, Amazon Redshift, etc.

    Looker has over 44 Technology Partners and 50 Systems Integrator and Consultant partners.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • You can use the Looker API with any programming language or application environment that can make HTTPS requests and process JSON responses.

    You can also embed Looker visualizations and explores into any website and give limited feature availability to clients, customers, or data digesters.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Looker supports:

    • Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Edge
    • Safari
    • Internet Explorer (version 11)

    Looker supports the current and previous major releases of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari. Each time a new version is released, we begin supporting that version and stop supporting the third most recent version.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Exploring and acting on data insights.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • All business and technical employees.

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Other:

Who uses ESM Suite
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
French, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses SAP Crystal Server
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Windows
Languages:
English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Korean, Portuguese, Swedish, Polish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Thai, Czech, Hungarian, Slovak, Turkish, Romanian, Slovenian, Arabic
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Looker
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
Only currently available in English.
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