Who Uses This Software?

Enterprises with +200 employees and +10 BI users, looking for a centralized, secure web solution that can uncover hidden insights, present data in beautiful dashboards and push KPI alerts.


Average Ratings

41 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Panorama Software
  • www.panorama.com
  • Founded 1996
  • Canada

About Necto

Panorama Necto uncovers the hidden insights in your data and presents them in beautiful dashboards, powered with KPI Alerts, and is managed by the most secured, centralized & state of the art BI.


Necto Features

  • Ad hoc Analysis
  • Ad hoc Query
  • Ad Hoc Reports
  • Benchmarking
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Dashboard
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • OLAP
  • Performance Metrics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Profitability Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Trend / Problem Indicators

Necto Reviews

A good and rising option for BI's

Sep 14, 2016
4/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: It is simple and easy to use, non experience users can do visualizations in a fast way, data discovery becomes natural with necto, it has interesting features but one that I liked the most was the social or collaborations you can do

Cons: If you don't have a backend well structured (ETL) it will be kind of difficult to begin with, you have to work on your data alignment first and then use necto only as a front end, for some users or organizations this can be a problem. Before I started to use it some colleague said android integration was a problem but did not experienced that

Recommendations to other buyers: Keep in mind how is your data modeling and how well is your ETL because to do quick visualizations with necto it is better to have an structure simple source to read otherwise you will end up spending lots of time to do your dashboard app

Necto helps you to discover your own data in an easy way!

Sep 02, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: What I like the most about Necto is a self-service Product ¿ it employs both basic and advanced analytic features. Any user can create dashboards and visualizations within a secure and single application connecting multiple sources in just few clicks.

Cons: This product has not good portability, is not compatible with some other Systems like Mac and the fact that it doesn't support Predictive analytics features.

Recommendations to other buyers: Each Business Intelligence software has good features, some of them have great capabilities, for that reason Users need to evaluate what features and functions the right software must have, as a user, Panorama Necto can satisfy the basic need when you're looking for a BI tool.

Incredible Self service BI tool with impeccable collaboration features

Nov 11, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I used Necto to build a Marketing dashboard for post-launch analysis of services.
The tool is very easy to use , with a simple click , you can import Data from multiple sources and build Visualisations , It's very intuitive and very good for interactive analytics.
Excellent geo analytics support, readily integrate with maps and plots the charts
Another thing I like most is its self service capability , collaboration features with discussion/likes/dislikes and other interactive features to ensure effective data analysis. With Necto I really minimize the dependency on IT team.
In contrast Necto has a limited support for Big Data Analytics

Social Collaborating Self Service BI Tool with nice and easy to use features

Sep 03, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: It is really intelligent enough to manage the metadata and hence giving a wider and more intuitive options to use the data for creating charts and graphs. You can do everything that you wish through simply drag and drop and few clicks. This makes a user to understand the data really quick and in a more efficient manner. Everything is quick, easy and intuitive to develop, be it a simple bar graph that gives category wise measures or a trend analysis of historical data or a gauge to understand the thresholds, anything. The best part is that it a very simple mechanism to share the analysis and invite others to contribute to it. A collaborative BI platform in real sense. Don¿t worry if you have multiple databases, my client¿s had diverse databases and were present in multiple geographies to our utter surprise it was really easy to get hold of all the datasets and adding to Necto, within a couple of days my client had a development environment available to start the analysis on their data. Its a Incredible BI tool for data Exploration and Visualization.Business users are quite happy using Necto due to its ease of use and supportive business intelligence feature.

Pros: Treats the data on the fly and creates smart visualizations. Creates basic data arrangements easily without waiting for the users to instruct. For an example, given a date field it creates a calendar hierarchy by default. Comes with lot of option to modify and build the smart infographic. Uses innovative pictures and charts to create the dashboards Provides a centrally hosted collaborative platform to share your work to a wider audience but only of your choice. Panorama can help medium AND small business us to replace costly BI tools and bring down the licensing cost and made tool available to more users.

Cons: Ability to handle bigdata and advance data modelling capbilities. Sometimes, the dashboard looks a bit complicated loads with lots of gadgets at first look, for the naïve users it may be difficult to analyze, though it can be changed per the requirement.

Next Gen BI Tool ¿ Best in Class Data Discovery and Virtualization

Sep 03, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: The very first thing that comes in mind about Necto - Panorama Software is its scalability and it is ready made for enterprise deployment, with very minimal efforts.

Excellent in memory performance, return results with clicks, matchless click to collaborate features, just initiate discussion on data points and context, connect relevant users and dashboards and explore suggestive auto insight. Panorama Necto provides governed and guided data discovery platform. The auto-generated dashboards feature is a very good starting point for data discovery. Simple and vibrant infographic can be customized to a cell level. It has handy collaborating feature to initiate discussions with relevant users. Good performance.

Pros: 1. Auto-generated dashboards feature 2. Easy to used and highly customized info-graphics options. 3. Tools is user friendly. 4. Error notification feature is useful. 5. Handy collaborating feature to initiate discussions with relevant users.
Though It's new BI tool in the market, we are getting good community support for users and tutorials for beginners. We highly recommend this product. Additionally it supports an infographic display for information review which is unlike most of its competitors. Business users can use Panorama Necto 14¿s self-service data discovery and visualization capability to uncover hidden insight, present vital data, and track performance using interactive

Awesomely intuitive info graphics and geo analytics with ease of use and training

Aug 17, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Pros:
1) Awesome infographics and geo analytics features
2) Ease of use and train. End-user-centric
3) Exception error handling and conditional notification to stakeholder is a nice feature offered in this tool. This feature is not available in any tools.
4) Very good collaborative capability with discussion/likes/dislikes and other interactive features ensure effective data analysis
5) Matchless click to collaborate features, initiate discussion on data points and context, connect relevant users and dashboards and explore suggestive auto insight.
6) Comparatively low licensing cost as compared to traditional tools.

Pros:
1) Limited support communities and forums.
2) Limited integration to Big Data Analytics
3) The dashboard also looks bit complicated and loaded with loads with lots of gadgets at first look

Best tool for data analysis and reporting

Aug 10, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We are using Penorama Necto to analyse sales data for one of our client and create some ad-hoc interactive reports for them. As per our personal experience, Penorama Necto is one of the most promising BI tool in the market which comes up with full fledged BI capability at one door. Business users are quite happy using Necto due to its ease of use and supportive business intelligence feature. Due to collaborative feature of Necto, communication channel became strong across the organization. We highly recommend Penorama Necto to the end users who are evaluating software like this.

Pros: - User friendly interface, easy to use - Excellent social and collaboration capabilities. - Eye catching info graphics, numerous chart options and functionality for slicing and dicing. - Allow connecting multiple databases. - Good social and collaboration capabilities.

Cons: - Limited support for big data analytics. - No support for Linux environment.

Incredible BI tool for data Exploration and Visualization

Aug 08, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: The tool is extremely easy to use, with click you can import data, explore it and create the visualizations; yes it is that easy unlike other traditional Business Intelligence tools, where you have to write tons of code! Moreover, it is excellent in memory performance, return results with clicks, matchless click to collaborate features, just initiate discussion on data points and context, connect relevant users and dashboards and explore suggestive auto insight. Don¿t worry if you have multiple databases, my client¿s had diverse databases and were present in multiple geographies to our utter surprise it was really easy to get hold of all the datasets and adding to Necto, within a couple of days my client had a development environment available to start the analysis on their data.

Pros: Eye catching info graphics, image bank, numerous chart options and functionality for slicing and dicing, amazing recommendation engine which can give more insights to users. Gives IT more power to govern and manage the platform with ease, on the other hand it is equally powerful for business users. Panorama can help medium AND small business us to replace costly BI tools and bring down the licensing cost and made tool available to more users.

Cons: Sometimes, the dashboard looks a bit complicated loads with lots of gadgets at first look, for the naïve users it may be difficult to analyze, though it can be changed per the requirement. The thing which I was expecting and is not available as of now was a personal edition for installation on Windows home edition that can come handy when practicing and training other users; I hope they plan to provide that to us soon.

Incredible BI tool for data Exploration and Visualization

Aug 09, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: The tool is extremely easy to use, with click you can import data, explore it and create the visualizations; yes it is that easy unlike other traditional Business Intelligence tools, where you have to write tons of code!

Moreover, it is excellent in memory performance, return results with clicks, matchless click to collaborate features, just initiate discussion on data points and context, connect relevant users and dashboards and explore suggestive auto insight.

Don¿t worry if you have multiple databases, my client¿s had diverse databases and were present in multiple geographies to our utter surprise it was really easy to get hold of all the datasets and adding to Necto, within a couple of days my client had a development environment available to start the analysis on their data.

Eye catching info graphics, image bank, numerous chart options and functionality for slicing and dicing, amazing recommendation engine which can give more insights to users.

Gives IT more power to govern and manage the platform with ease, on the other hand it is equally powerful for business users.

Panorama can help medium AND small business us to replace costly BI tools and bring down the licensing cost and made tool available to more users.

One of the best self service BI tools. Real fun to use and explore

Aug 03, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I highly recommend this tool for any business that wishes for quicker and qualitative analysis of their data. This tool is hosted over web and can connect to any industry standard backend packages that we know. It is really intelligent enough to manage the metadata and hence giving a wider and more intuitive options to use the data for creating charts and graphs. You can do everything that you wish through simply drag and drop and few clicks. This makes a user to understand the data really quick and in a more efficient manner. Everything is quick, easy and intuitive to develop, be it a simple bar graph that gives category wise measures or a trend analysis of historical data or a gauge to understand the thresholds, anything. The best part is that it a very simple mechanism to share the analysis and invite others to contribute to it. A collaborative BI platform in real sense. Its ability to treat and visualize the data is simply amazing and there might be countable such options available currently apart from Necto. Slicing and dicing of data is really quick. It also provides customizable text area to place the interesting insights. I have worked on several tools before but Necto is a real game changer. It would be amazing to see what new features it evolves with. Again a highly recommended tool for holistic and self-service BI.

Pros: Connects to any data (most backend packages as per industry standards) Understands the nature of data and the metadata really well. Treats the data on the fly and creates smart visualizations. Creates basic data arrangements easily without waiting for the users to instruct. For an example, given a date field it creates a calendar hierarchy by default. Comes with lot of option to modify and build the smart infographic. Uses innovative pictures and charts to create the dashboards Provides a centrally hosted collaborative platform to share your work to a wider audience but only of your choice. The role based access is really amazing It has smart computing abilities to deliver some of the complex analytical requirements such as what-if analysis, pinpointing the actual issues and side by side comparison of business factors. Helps you identify why you are succeeding and where you should shift your focus to. The maps are amazing and they just don¿t act as control points rather you can populate various measures on them making it really efficient to understand the business in geographical info graph All in all a really great tool to work on and absolute value for money.

Cons: Ability to handle bigdata and advance data modelling capbilities.

¿Nice and easy to use BI tool¿

Jul 29, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We are using this tool for self service data discovery for quite some time. It also supports loads of info graphics which enrich dashboard¿s visual appeal. The tool is also very easy to use, we got on premise training from Panorama, within days we were novice enough to play with the tool. The customer service is very responsive, they answers our queries. I saw lot of people complaining about lack of community forum, but they do have a forum which is quite active.

Pros: The tool is very easy to use, with click you can import data and create the visualizations. The things like I most it supports variety of charts, I was quite bored with my previous BI tool which mostly support bar, line an pie chart. I can now create more meaningful charts radar, donought, pareoto, scatter, range, point, boxplot etc. Good geo analytics support, readily integrate with maps and plots the charts. Good in memory performance, return results with clicks. Relatively good performance

Cons: More community support Publishing and scheduling is bit complicated The dashboard also looks bit complicated and loaded with loads with lots of gadgets at first look No support for Linux or commodity hardware. Limited support for big data analytics

Self service BI TOOL Necto

Jul 23, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Necto is best tool to visualize the data in our own way. This does not require lot of coding knowledge. A beautiful way to present data to the business user.The best thing we like about this product is its ease of use and very good reporting capability. Provides cool features like Infographics and m any more easy graphics. Apart from its reporting capability, it has very good features like collaborative environment and supportive business intelligence.

Pros: Infographics, fast and easy deploy, visualize data by using own language to build data,fast and easy to deploy

Cons: Not supportable with different Operating Systems, Only available in English

Cool tool to visualize data

Jul 23, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Necto tool is a new tool I came across to visualize the data. I have used Lumira and BO earlier. This comes wWith all the cool features available like : Infographics, web-based UI, measures and metrics and to monitor KPIs, Geo ANalyitics and coll graphs that can be sent across to any user with Ease and good social collaboration, I suggest that Necto has more to explore to visualize the data and present the data as required.

Best competitive business intelligence tool in the market

Jul 22, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We were evaluating number of business intelligence tool for reporting and analysis purposes and fortunately we came to Panorama Necto. We found it more promising to meet our requirements.
Pros:
- User friendly user interface
- Best KPIs available.
- Collaborative and supportive business intelligence
- Annotation feature
- Performance and scalability is good

Cons:
- Does not provide API support
- Least data connection for BIG data
- As it is new in the BI market, community forums are less

Overall we are satisfied with this product and we highly recommend for reporting and analysis purposes.

Social Collaborating Self Service BI Tool

Jul 17, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Interactive and eye catchy graphs and widgets.
Real time conditional notifications on related KPI's to the users.
95% Covering the requirement of Self Service BI & Ad hoc Reporting
Better Visualization Components
Exception handling capabilities and capability to connect to multiple data source systems.
In all a nice conglomeration for flexibility to the developer and end user friendly tool
A fully web based BI tool
Easy UI
Easy Data Acquisition
Easy sending notifications in case of data issues
Built-in social BI capabilities: context sensitive discussions and annotations linked to relevant data
Contextual & suggestive data and search results
Data mash-up in one view: Access Corporate BI & Ad-hoc data sources and model together on the fly using in-memory technology
Many applications works together in a self-service mode.
You can add more user in a group for a discussions like a social media.
The interactive infographics dynamically reflect business changes.
Users can create their own infographics to visualize trends in the data.
Starting discussions, subscribing to users, searching all features are easy.
Its performance and social capabilities is very good.

PROS:
Infographics
Multiple database connections,
Security
Reporting without need of technical expertise

CONS:
Needsimprovement for big data analysis
Needs more support for predictive and forecast analysis.
Reporting customization features are limited to some extent, which might be a problem for advanced users.

New generation of Business Intelligence trend with ¿socially enabled¿ business intelligence solution

Jul 14, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I am into research and development on Business Intelligence tools and I totally believe that Panorama Necto 14 is a ¿socially enabled¿ business intelligence solution, allowing users to track not only the business data collected, but interdepartmental conversations occurring over the BI system itself. By tracking and analyzing those conversations. Necto provides suggestions on possible collaborations between team members. Comments made in the BI system are integrated as metadata attached to the intelligence being discussed. Team members are able to share data and figures in real-time between different departments, streamlining the process for any operation from identifying and remedying a sales shortfall to tracking inventory. Panorama Necto 14 on the other hand is built to support social collaboration so that its analytics features can be shared to improve decision making by incorporating various organizational inputs. Additionally it supports an infographic display for information review which is unlike most of its competitors. Business users can use Panorama Necto 14¿s self-service data discovery and visualization capability to uncover hidden insight, present vital data, and track performance using interactive

Pros: Mainly when we talk about Panorama Necto 14 pros i should write on following: Panorama Necto 14 has Built-in social BI capabilities which is amazing. where Panorama Necto 14 feature is really befitting like Contextual & suggestive data and search results Panorama Necto 14 has best of Data Discovery and Enterprise BI with a unified web-based UI Data mash-up in one view is important advantage of Panorama Necto 14 Panorama Necto 14 provides self-service modelling and self-service analytics for all user types It has single point of contact for data management with dynamic dashboards & interactive UI

Cons: Panorama Necto works heavily with Microsoft, its platform is not compatible with Macs.

New generation of Business Intelligence to discover new information hidden inside data.

Jul 14, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Panorama Necto Pros

Panorama Necto 14 has Built-in social BI capabilities: context sensitive discussions and annotations linked to relevant data.
Panorama Necto 14 has single point of contact for data management with Dynamic dashboards & interactive UI
Panorama Necto 14 has best of Data Discovery and Enterprise BI with a unified web-based UI
Panorama Necto 14 has data mash-up in one view
Business users can use Panorama Necto 14¿s self-service data discovery and visualization capability to uncover hidden insight, present vital data, and track performance using interactive

An amazing self service BI tool with unique collaborate feature

Jul 13, 2015
4/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The most amazing features that we like about this product are its collaborate & supporting business intelligence, in cell infographics & eye catching visualization.

Cons: It provides least data connection options for BIG Data

Recommendations to other buyers: Certainly we would like to recommend this BI tool for business intelligence & reporting environment.

An outstanding self service BI tool with eye catching visualization and many more advanced features

Jul 13, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We are using Penorama Necto for one of our valuable client for financial reporting. Client is extremely happy with this product due to its ease of use, eye catching visualization, collaborative and suggestive business Intelligence. Though It's new BI tool in the market, we are getting good community support for users and tutorials for beginners. We highly recommend this product.

Pros: - Collaborative and suggestive business Intelligence - Eye catching data visualization - In cell info graphics feature - Ease of use - Performance & Scalability

Cons: - Offers less data connection compared to some leading BI tool in the market like Tableau.

Excellent self-service BI tool with social collaboration

Jul 13, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We are using Penorama Necto as reporting tool for stock market data and we are extremely happy with the product. It provides lots of amazed features like in call info graphics, collaborative & supportive business intelligence.

Pros:
- Ease of use
- Provides various charting options and good data visualization.
- Require least/no programming knowledge to use this product. Any business user can learn with little efforts
- Performance point of view, this product is amazed.
- Good community support and learning materials over internet.

Cons:
- Does not work on linux platform
- Provides least connection options for BIG Data.

Necto Excellent Self Service BI tool, but they should find a way to analyse big data

Jun 24, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Panorama Necto provides governed and guided data discovery platform. The auto-generated dashboards feature is a very good starting point for data discovery. Simple and vibrant infographic can be customized to a cell level. It has handy collaborating feature to initiate discussions with relevant users. Good performance.

Pros: 1. Auto-generated dashboards feature 2. Easy to used and highly customized info-graphics options. 3. Tools is user friendly. 4. Error notification feature is useful. 5. Handy collaborating feature to initiate discussions with relevant users.

Cons: Big Data handling is a problem. Should support all data sources.

New age tool for data visualization, collaboration

Jun 22, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We have been working and evaluating different data visualization tools and recently I tried Panorama Necto. I was really amazed with this product as it's a new age technology and powerful tool for visualizing data, creating reports.

Pros: Infographics is one of the unique feature, Rich user Interface Collaboration Easy to Implement Multiple DB connections

Cons: Less community support Tutorials for beginners. Need to focus on Big Data

Mammoth Tool with Allmost Everything you need

Jun 22, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Pros
-Panorama offers seamless out of the box integration with all major Microsoft BI technologies
- Analyze and report against business data to gain insight into your business performance - Investigate and discover the ¿why¿ behind a business event or action to improve performance
- Proactively identify business trends and challenges Determine KPIs to compare actual performance against determined goals
- Maintain a connection to data and analysis with offline capabilities
- Extend business information to customers, suppliers, partners and other key stakeholders - Guided analysesto enable users find the information they are looking for even if they don¿t know where to find it
- Proactive alerts and notifications for enhanced management by exception processes - Supports a wide range of export options, including Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, and email.

Cons
-you cannot install this on Linux/Unix

An outstanding self service BI product for collaborative and suggestive business Intelligence

Jun 22, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We have been using Panorama Necto for quite some time and quite happy with its features and performance. The tool helped us promote self service and collaboration within our insight team and business users. It got excellent social and collaboration capabilities

Matchless click to collaborate features, initiate discussion on data points and context, connect relevant users and dashboards and explore suggestive auto insight.

Eye catching info graphics, image bank, numerous chart options and functionality for slicing and dicing

Online help and video tutorials and good customer service. They are proactively collecting requirement for future releases.

On con side, Need more onsite support and enhance installation on Linux commodity servers

The Best BI Tool in new market - Much Recommended

May 08, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: Extremely easy in terms of use Fully Web based, modern and stylish UI for the everyday business users Easy to connect all most all the database and OLAP sources Report Execution and performance tuning in ETL

Pros: A fully web based Stylish UI simple ETL Processes In-cell infographics easy to design executive analysis personalized decision making workboard

Cons: Nothing much we came to know so far, but require more support for training and tutorials and online help

Easy to use

May 05, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: A good tool and easy to use. Good from end users' point of view. Some more improvement is required in performance.

Pros: good collaboration Nice graphics User friendly

Cons: Performance with large data needs improvement.

impressive collaboration with really cool infographics

May 03, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: awesome recommendation engine and awesome collaboration feature

Cons: no knowledge base available on internet, couldn't find information related to certifcation

Recommendations to other buyers: if you want to implement collaboration in BI then you can look after this.

Empowering BI graphics and Enabling BI social connect

Apr 30, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: I would like to say a superb approach to Business Intelligence. Necto is a pro in daily emerging market with below features: 1.) Vivid Infographics - provides user a lot of flexibility to display variations in data 2.) Heterogeneous Sources - multiple source type support makes it more adaptable 3.) Human Language - Natural language processing is the latest in market query technology and it makes Necto easy to use 4.) Social Blink - collaborative decision by a group within a BI tool, just in time There is more in the box to offer such as exception handling, stylish dashboard for business KPI's, suggestive analysis and real time data support and on the go web accessibility etc.

Cons: Necto needs improvement for big data analysis and technical documentation to make it more aligned with developers

Recommendations to other buyers: Must try it once for it's new features like collaborative analysis and solution discovery.

Immature with BigData Analytics

Apr 26, 2015
2/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I am into the process to suggest a nice BI tool our management team wherein I am looking for different BI tools available in the market. Certainly, Necto is good at: Infographics Multiple database connections, Security It has nice social features which can give context based discussions & search for users and relevant content within the system Necto gives Twitter like feeling. We can subscribe to users in Necto. Subscribing to one of our colleagues lets us follow all the changes made to his or her workboard.

Cons: I am disappointed at following points -No BigData talks -Predictive analytics looks little immature Nowadays everybody is going towards BigData & in this scenario, if any tool falls short in this ternimologies then its a red signal for all of us.

Recommendations to other buyers: If users are concerned with large scale queries OR BigData technology then I don't recommend this tool

Collaborative Info-graphic New Age Interactive Self Service BI end to end solution

Apr 18, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: I am currently working as Data Analyst and for the purpose of ETL,Reporting,and daily BAU activities I have been using Panorama Necto since last 1 year. I must say I am highly impressed with some of it's competitive features which can be answer to many critical business user questions

Pros: Highly Infographic with plenty of options to choose from chart components and maps. Seamless collaboration helps carry out a context based discussion which helps quick decision making without the need to preparing big presentations and setting up meeting rooms for verbal discussion. Exceptional Error handling capability and its notification capability to users makes it stand out compared to other BI tools Ability to connect to multiple datasource

Cons: Support for connectivity to Netezza is not confirmed Multilingual Support needs enhancement

An end user centric, highly presentable report\dashboard developer tool

Apr 17, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: With a strong warehouse in background we are looking for a tool which is highly presentable with eye catchy infographics and easy for a Non Bi person

Pros: As the end users of our reports are mainly non BI people we were looking for a platform where they can log in and create ad hoc tailored reports with minimum confusion and array of questions with highly interactive and presentable graphics and reports for management people who drive the business based on the numbers provided. The first and foremost request of infographics is met by Necto. Secondly considering the development goes in the report creation a strong exception handling module with suggestive and interactive and collabaration capabilities. A nice collage of strong developer and easy on the end user features.

Cons: Performance in case of huge datasets needs to be further analysed. Security model put forth needs to be taken in to account as banking frims will take a hard look at it. Third party collaboration and single sign on can be a bit of a task.

Powerful Database friendly BI tool

Apr 17, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: The primary criteria for selecting BI tool is that it should be versatile in all aspects. When we started reviewing BI Tools, we liked following things in Panorama Necto. Panorama Software has added -social features -exception tracking -automated insights Along with this panorama Necto is available both as a client server and online service offers support through email, phone and tutorials offers Mobile Intelligence technology and supports Android and iOS devices is one of the few companies out there offering Business Intelligence 3.0 allows users to connect to any data source and model it via in-memory technology

Pros: Social Features Necto's supports ability to subscribe to users via social features. Users can initiate context-based discussions, and search for users and relevant content within the system. it maintains and provides its own security mechanism but integrates with Active Directory (AD), third-party authentication tools, and in-house custom security mechanisms. Subscribing to users. Necto gives Twitter like feeling. We can subscribe to users in Necto. Subscribing to one of our colleagues lets us follow all the changes made to his or her workboard. Because you can view users' shared workboards, you can concentrate on those that are active. Subscribing is easy. You just need to click a person in the social bar, then click the Subscribe icon. A second click will unsubscribe you. Users can start context-based discussions. include context and annotations, which are saved as part of the workboard to add more depth and foster knowledge sharing.

Cons: Shortcomings As Panorama Necto works heavily with Microsoft, its platform is not compatible with Macs. Also, its functionality is not supported for Blackberry devices. Also, it does not support multiple languages, as well as profit and predictive analysis features. Note that Panorama does not offer in-person training or online chat support.

Nice tool for context-based discussions. Thums up.

Apr 17, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: Panorama Software has added social features, exception tracking, and automated insights to its self-service BI solution. Social Features Necto's supports ability to subscribe to users via social features. Users can initiate context-based discussions, and search for users and relevant content within the system. it maintains and provides its own security mechanism but integrates with Active Directory (AD), third-party authentication tools, and in-house custom security mechanisms. Subscribing to users. Necto gives Twitter like feeling. We can subscribe to users in Necto. Subscribing to one of our colleagues lets us follow all the changes made to his or her workboard. Because you can view users' shared workboards, you can concentrate on those that are active. Subscribing is easy. You just need to click a person in the social bar, then click the Subscribe icon. A second click will unsubscribe you. Users can start context-based discussions. include context and annotations, which are saved as part of the workboard to add more depth and foster knowledge sharing.

Pros: allows users to connect to any data source and model it via in-memory technology available both as a client server and online service offers support through email, phone and tutorials

Cons: Following are the shortcomings. As Panorama Necto works heavily with Microsoft, its platform is not compatible with Macs. Also, its functionality is not supported for Blackberry devices. Also, it does not support multiple languages, as well as profit and predictive analysis features. Note that Panorama does not offer in-person training or online chat support.

Nice tool with end user perspective

Apr 15, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: A good and powerful tool in terms of user-centric BI tool. Amazed with the mobile capabilities shown and infographics. New concept of recommendation engine which is really great.

Pros: Excellent Infographics, user can build their own as well. excellent Recommendation engine Superb on Mobile platform

Cons: 1. Slow in processing 2. scripting is required when it comes to administration in terms of 3rd party authentication 3. Handling large queries is a point of concern.

Highly Addictive Info-graphic & Collaborative BI Tool

Apr 14, 2015
5/5
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4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: This is self serviced highly info-graphic and collaborative new age BI Tool. Very easy user friendly tool and can be learned very easily iOS, Windows & Android app version makes it look more stylish Using its collaborative capability adds more value by way of discussion and like/dislikes Error notification is one of its unique features Extremely knowledgeable, responsible and prompt customer service

Cons: Need support for more language Need more support for predictive analysis

Recommendations to other buyers: Easy to use rich infographic and cost effective BI Tool

An innovation!!

Apr 14, 2015
5/5
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4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
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Pros: I have been evaluating tools within our organization to be suggested to different clients which are less technical and more business user oriented for fast first hand analytics. I came across one such tool with the name Necto. I was thrilled with the capabilities of astonishingly ready to build and simplified, modern and in-cell infographics that can be used by just right clicking on the attributes. Another feature that I think stood out in this tool is of it being suggestive which leads to automated analysis and recommendations. I also observed that it uses crowdsourcing to recommend workboards. This tool also gives a feature of it being collaborative in decision making experience wherein one can directly connect with the associates within the enterprise from within the tool.

Cons: Performance in case of huge datasets needs to be further analyzed. A good application for basic analysts but more advanced features needs to be released by the vendor for power users in coming versions. Cost of implementing multiple analytical tools for different sect of users should be considered. Technical documentaion needs to be evolved with time.

Recommendations to other buyers: Please do go through the demo version of the tool certainly and I am sure you will be impressed

Smart self service BI with amazing collaboration

Apr 12, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3.5 / 5
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Pros: Necto's self-service environment is really easy for end users. It can place all your business data in just one place regardless of data source. You can create a scalable dashboard and reports with no extra effort.

Cons: Subscribing and following any users during collaboration is like twitter. It stores all discussions like a chart history that works like a problem solving tool for any executive.

Recommendations to other buyers: Building a workboard and sharing among portal users is easy. Info-graphics are unique, and it visualize presenting capability is impressive. It provides lots of automated analysis and recommendation that are very helpful for business decision making process. It is less-friendly, if you want to use direct SQL query and Non-English Lagrange in reports.

An original and innovative BI tool with excellent self service and collaboration capabilities

Apr 07, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: The management of our company has set a few goals for the Analytics and Reporting team and one of them is to find the best front-end tool for our business users. We are trying to get the load off the developers and provide the business users with the tool for self service BI. We have been evaluating a couple of the solutions present on the market and found Necto very innovative with some unique and useful features.

Pros: Ability to collaborate with other users by sharing content, starting discussions, subscribing to users, searching for the relevant content. Automatic identification of exceptions in the data and automated insights including root cause analysis. Mobile application provides the users the same experience on any device. This is great for the executives who travel a lot and are often in the meetings. Great visualization capabilities, especially infographics which represent a unique way to easily present the trends in data.

Cons: Needs more support for ETL and data transformation support Needs more support for predictive and forecast analysis. Does not support multiple languages. Resolution of some potential issues is not available in forums or some other knowledge bases, you need to reach out to the customer support.

New age BI tool with excellent Infographics - really fun to use

Apr 07, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: Panorama is very a powerful tool for data discovery and dashboarding. We are using this tool to demonstrate run a number of operational reports on automotive parts inventory, supply and quality metrics which require loads of collaboration on key statistics. We were simply spell bound with capability.

Pros: Excellent Info graphics Very user interactive Seamless collaboration Impressive Performance

Cons: User console seems very complicated at first look

Very cost effective next generation data discovery solution

Mar 30, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Excellent data visualization with rich info graphics. Amazing collaboration support. Very cost effective.

Cons: More community support & awareness. More Data base plug in and SQL query support. More ETL or data transformation support.

Recommendations to other buyers: If you are looking for a cost-effective, next generation BI solution with good performance and social capabilities, Panorama Necto is a certainly a choice for consideration.

Very satisfied

Dec 31, 2014
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: It has great infographics, social features, and amazing performance.

Cons: The notification feature is great, but it needs to be integrated with a reporting service in order to actually spit out detailed reports.

Recommendations to other buyers: If your tech stack is Microsoft-based, this is the best solution out there!