Dundas BI

4.5 / 5 69 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Mid-market and Enterprise customers both business and technical users


Average Ratings

69 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Dundas Data Visualization
  • www.dundas.com
  • Founded 1992
  • Canada

About Dundas BI

Dundas BI is a business intelligence and data analytics platform for medium to enterprise organizations. Our fully customizable BI platform gives you instant access to real-time data and information from across your organization, so you can transform it into interactive dashboards and reports for faster insight into your entire business. Dundas BI seamlessly integrates into your existing systems and applications for a great user experience. Free trial or download available.


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Dundas BI Features

  • Analytics
  • Content Management
  • Dashboard Creation
  • Filtered Views
  • OLAP
  • Relational Display
  • Simulation Models
  • Visual Discovery

Dundas BI Reviews Recently Reviewed!

Highly customizable BI software with awesome features and visualisations

Nov 16, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: We tried out many BI tools but Dundas is over all for us the best BI tool on the marked.

Pros: You can customize everything. Ease to use. Pixel perfect visualisations. Great support. Massive out-of-the-box capabilities.

Cons: The collaboration functionalities could be better. A function to send messages to other users for example would be create.

Dundas Preview

Oct 27, 2017
3/5
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1 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Reliability of Information The data cubes are a nice feature, it was really easily to put together and save for multiple uses. Great Customer Service- even though it took longer to understand their support team was great and was able to help us understand the system at a much faster rate then self learning.

Cons: If you are not used to windows than it takes time to navigate. It's been a challenge learning it and having to spend time training, with other software it can be easier initially. At first it crashed my computer multiple times when trying to look at the data which included a screen black out. As long as I didn't pull too much in at one time it would work fine.

Highly Customizable Dashboard Tool for Experts and Novices Alike.

Oct 24, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The ability to apply custom looks and functionality through CSS and JavaScript make it a great took for embedded BI. The data cubes make ETL simple for even complex transforms of large data sets.

Cons: The menus and sheer number of settings and options can be intimidating and a little frustrating in the beginning, but as users learn the tool and spend more time in it this is less of an issue.

Dundas embodies data visulization

Oct 12, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Comments: I think overall, I would not rule out Dundas, even with it's so called quirks. Dundas staff showed very much that they listen to users, even those that haven't purchased and have taken my criticisms to heart. Since we're not talking about a 2017 Toyota car or whatever, I feel it's important to note the constant evolution of any progressive software company. The complaints stated could be obsolete in a mere few weeks.

Pros: Dundas seems to really understand the need of handling big data and the tools needed to process these overwhelming mountains of 1's and 0's into actionable data. While working with the demo of Dundas I was able to create a very helpful tree-map that showed me the dissection of purchases comparatively from vendor to vendor to evaluate our performance or "loyalty" per vendor by item category and so on.

Cons: The U.I. of Dundas, while quite robust, seems to concern me in regards to the amount of boxes, checks, and clicks and long clicks I have to make to merely navigate my way through the program. I would rather see more keyboard shortcuts and less "Windows Vista" popups that slow my work. I felt like the settings I would implement would get lost. For instance, I would filter the vendors that weren't pertinent to my particular evaluation, then also the item categories that I wasn't interested in working with. Later on, when in the final building of the dashboard I wanted to add a checkbox filter to allow the end user to select individual item categories and be able to view 1 or all 20-30 at a time. Strangely, even though I filtered (or so I though) this data in the data cube level, I realized that the checkbox list populated with ALL the categories. This was quite frustrating. Also, I have yet to figure out how to go from an unfinished dashboard back to the data metrics screen where I built the KPI to start with. Unless i'm mistaken, it seems you have to go back to your saved metric set and then create a new dashboard after edits. Hopefully I'm wrong in my assessment of this but even so, the answer did not seem to be intuitive .

Finance, Progress Review, and BI

Sep 21, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: I have been using Dundas for a few years now and love it. I have been able to knock out really good looking dashboards in a small amount of time. It has never crashed. If I do something incorrectly there are helpful error messages and a log I can inspect.

Pros: Very powerful, tons of configuration options, great user community, gorgeous visualizations, good documentation, responsive support

Cons: I would like to see more videos with some of the more difficult business cases being solved. I would like for there to be more built in themes and styles.

Powerful and flexible BI solution

Sep 17, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Dundas BI has quick responsive support team to seek for development help; plenty of very nice looking visual components; Powerful tool with many features to quickly build up reports. Mobile device friendly

Cons: lacking of mature version control no source code visibility to do versions comparison on report, data cube, hierarchy etc lengthy click click and click on the UI many hidden tricks to learn bound to MS platform need more detailed api document with advanced usages and samples

Dundas BI allows for rapid extensibility

Sep 06, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: The ability for us to write custom extensions to use the product with our highly-customized data solutions

Cons: I wish that their support was a bit more responsive to requests the first time. I sometimes feel like they require more follow-up than I would anticipate.

Huge bang for the buck

Aug 28, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: There are so many features to this software that we learn new tricks every time we work with it, but you don't have to learn everything to start providing value to your customers. We are well ahead of schedule at moving from our old visualizations to new Dashboard and reports in Dundas. A definite productivity booster for the costly Business Analytics group and BI in general.

Pros: We're moving from a SSIS, SSRS, Datazen and Excel, very manual process over to Dundas BI (DBI) and we are daily amazed at how much we can do so quickly in DBI. The ETL process is very quick so creating the data cubes isn't rocket science. Once created a cube can be used immediately to begin providing very high-quality visualization to customers, or super users in analytics-heavy departments can start creating their own visualization for their members. Setting up users is as easy as typing in their name and setting permissions is fairly intuitive, so it only takes a few minutes.

Cons: For developers there are several things that take a little while to wrap your head around. Retraining ourselves to simplify our queries will make our whole ETL process more maintainable in the future, but it is a paradigm shift that takes a little while.

Promising, good and high potential but not there yet

Jul 17, 2017
3/5
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2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Comments: Dundas BI is a very good contender in the BI segment and has great potential. At the moment it is a tool for developers proficient with JavaScript and not recommended for end users. There are great potential with DBI. Unfortunately v4 got the wrong focus on non-essential upgrades thus put the bar high for version 5. To compete with Power BI, Tableau and QlikView DBI need much improvement on user-friendliness. If DBI can be really improved on administration and formatting and keeping the flexibility it will surpass most of it's competitors.

Pros: Relatively easy to get started and creating visualizations and dashboards. The scorecard, which is a kind of repeating panel is brilliant and undervalued. The report is a great addition which makes DBI an all-in-one BI tool. Dashboard layers and pop-ups enhances the experience. Data driven notification adds to a useful experience. ETL cube with data warehouse has powerful transformations and much capabilities. The open API with JavaScript makes it flexible beyond expectations.

Cons: Project and file and content management is amongst the worst in class! This need to be completely changed in v5! It's a frustrating experience to organize content. Auto save is okay, but need to be able to decide where. Check in /out is over-used and add frustration to developing dashboards. Poor cube management; need option to process multiple cubes and have incremential processing as option. Need an equation writer for those who is not proficient in JavaScript. Need more formulas for metric sets. Hidden metric sets in dashboards are a bad idea. Properties tab need complete re-organization.

A very powerful and highly customisable data visualisation tool

Jul 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: The tool allows you to display your data in any way you like. Almost anything can be customised, and the interactions (both built in and through scripting) really make the difference. The support is also excellent!

Cons: There¿s so much customisation available, it takes a little while to get use to all the options available, and where they are.

Small Software company seeing a BI functionality for multi-tenanted environment

Jun 30, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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Pros: Dundas delivers multi-tenancy in an elegant way. It has a great architecture allowing us to provide some powerful reportings options to our clients and take full credit for it.

Cons: While they do have quite a few examples of how you can use the environment these could be a lot more substantial. Admittedly any question we have put to them they have managed to cover off through the support desk.

Dundas BI is a great dataviz program with a ton of flexibiltiy.

Jun 20, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Dundas BI allows you to display data with a large variety of visualization that can match nearly any data set. Dashboard building is simple and intuitive.

Cons: There are some bugs. Notably with the maps feature and some inconsistencies in data cube construction. Troubleshooting can be a pain.

Dundas allows you to display your data exactly as you want.

Jun 20, 2017
5/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: The platform is so powerful and versatile. Using the GUI you can do a ton of stuff, add in the programming and customization and anything is possible Customer support and community is superb. Works on any HTML5 device and integrates with any other platform

Cons: With the complexity comes a steep learning curve, and all the options make it difficult to choose the best fit for each case. I'm just starting out so perhaps it gets easier with experience.

Overall a very unique and powerful BI visualization tool.

Jun 19, 2017
3/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Comments: Overall a very good BI tool. It has so much to offer so that takes users more time to get really good at it. Most of the time customer service is great. Sometimes issues raised would get ignored unless ask about it again.

Pros: - A lot of existing visualization components - Very simple and clean UI - Support various customization - Open API that gives the users ability to do almost anything

Cons: - Deployment issue happens often - System errors that are hard to interpret/troubleshoot - Not enough 'basic' functionality

Functionality that blows my mind

May 15, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: In my opinion, this is the top of the line business intelligence visualization tool out there.

Pros: The platform is so powerful. What one can do without much programming is amazing. Throw in the programming and customization pieces and WOW! Customer support is superb. It feels like the customer support team and technical team is vested in our successful deployment. Visualization components and built-in graphing, charting, sparklines, etc. very very robust.

Cons: Versioning is a little confusing, but I think it is just taking some getting used to with the check in check out and how our local projects tie in with the deployed.

Visualizing Data is super easy

Apr 17, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: The number of visualizations is great. Nothing is left to the imagination. The easy to us drag and drop capabilities make going from pure data to visual representations in no time. The ability to manipulate and massage your data before trying to visualize it is perfect. Ease of getting up to date versions.

Cons: Some features desired still have to be scripted. Some bugs have been found - but none that the support team haven't fixed in future versions.

Great tool for your BI toolbox

Apr 10, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Quick time to market - drag and drop excel sheet for instant analysis, connect to SQL (including SSAS) easily for quick browsing of data. The tool can be customized to meet our needs.

Cons: No out of the box funnel chart - I really had to think about a con, I couldn't think of anything I don't like about Dunas BI

Overall: We have been using Dundas BI for over a year now and everyone loves it. The visuals look good,are very customizable and the data loads quickly. We utilize this tool embedded in SharePoint using a SharePoint WebPart, as well as in our custom apps utilizing an iFrame.

Dundas BI leading

Mar 08, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Comments: After working with different BI tools, i believe the best one i dealt with is Dundas BI. It is a very intelligence tool easy to use and customer friendly. It has a multiple features that is not there in other BI tools, most of the functionalities that you need is there already built in inside the tool and in case it is not there you have the flexibility to write scripts in order to achieve whatever you need. their customer support team are so professionals and supportive. the customers always like the look and feel that dundas BI gives them other than other tools which lack of that visualizations.

Quality product exceptional service

Mar 03, 2017
4/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Comments: After a little learning Dundas BI is a powerful tool with enough functionality for most enterprise environments. Easy to deploy with a simple architecture.

Pros: Speed of deployment is a real plus. Customized white labeling, multitenancy, and a simple administration interface make this a powerful tool.

Cons: Does take a little learning and needs a big server Ram for in memory processing.

Awesome BI Product!

Mar 03, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: Excellent Visualizations and integration possibilities.

Pros: Integrates into your existing business systems in no time!

Cons: programming/scripting knowledge for advanced functionality

Loving Dundas so far . . .

Mar 01, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: We have had a great first week learning and building. It has been challenging in the most productive ways and our trainer is amazing! We are all enjoying how interactive and hands on the training is and we appreciate all of the best practice advice up front.

Pros: Data Cube creation is seamless

Cons: No snapping feature

Good one

Mar 01, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Comments: We checked several products and this one fit us the most.

Dundas BI - If you don't have it, get it...

Nov 02, 2016
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: We have been a partner with Dundas BI for almost two years, since the initial release of the product. We were searching for a BI offering to present to our clients and stumbled upon Dundas almost by accident. Good thing we did. In hindsight, choosing any product other than Dundas BI would have been the wrong choice. The architecture of Dundas BI uses HTML5, CSS and JavaScript - no legacy technology here. The product is can be deployed on-premise or in the cloud, includes multi-tenant functionality, includes out-of-the-box connectors to an array of data sources, allows for ETL in the application, gives developers granular control over most design elements, the dashboard features are almost limitless and the support team is outstanding.

Pros: Flexibility and functionality.

Cons: I'll never fully exploit the capabilities of the software - it's simply too massive.

Recommendations to other buyers: Get. It. Now.

flexibility and more

Nov 02, 2016
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Comments: Flexibility - Ability to customize , extend and integrate with one fully programmable platform for data integration , reporting , dashboards and analysis Innovation ¿ Easy to use BI solution designed with flexibility and customization in mind including data integration , self-service data discovery , unified single experience and powerful visualizations Enterprise-ready ¿ Ease of management with full control . Security and governance needed for large-scale integration and deployment Trusted Partner ¿ Strong history in data visualization with loyal customer base. Professional services and support ¿ We focus on our customers Business needs through a consultative and best practice , end-to-end solutions approach.

End to End Enterprise BI Solution

Nov 01, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: I used Dundas BI for almost the last two years, Dundas BI is Enterprise end to end solution where you can connect to your data through wide range of data sources available and the ability to add extra data sources through its open API, Dundas BI contain embedded ETL engine to transform the data and it allows for multiple data access options (Datawarehouse, In memory analysis and direct connection to data). by using Dundas BI you can build your dashboards, reports and scorecard with friendly interface and with rich library of visualization charts from bar and pie charts and ending with relationship chart and histogram chart. Also Dundas BI allow business users to do their self service analysis with referring back to IT people, I cannot forget their customer support, they have well trained team to support their customers from incidents and issues and service request like helping us in writing Java codes to do amazing things in the solution. The tools is completely open and it is build over JS and HTML5, this is so amazing since Dundas BI is fully supported on mobiles with all mobile features like pinch to zoom and others. As Dundas BI have full Java and .Net APIs then it is very easy to integrated Dundas and embedded it in other portals and it has out the box integration with SharePoint.

Pros: Flexible tool where you can do what ever you want, I beleive that 95% of use cases can be build in Dundas BI as quick-wins and the rest is possible through JS and HTML5.

Cons: I wish Dundas BI to have out the box integration with web-services as this will be helpful and currently not available but it can be done through programming,

Recommendations to other buyers: I recommend to watch all videos on Dundas website before trying the tool as this will help the user to get the value of the tool

Programmer Review of Dundas BI

Nov 01, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Comments: I am still somewhat new to this product, but have enjoyed using it so far. It's ease of usability spearheaded by its drag and drop methodology makes it easy to pick right up and start visualizing your data. I continue to find new and improved possibilities over past products used - so the future is looking bright with Dundas BI.

Pros: The easy to use drag and drop capabilities. Also, often forgotten, and also in many instances - a pain, the easy to use Update wizard is a breeze with DundasBI... makes the updates that Dundas pushes very exciting.

Cons: Not much on this side yet, but have had a couple nuances that Dundas has found to be bugs - but none that their customer support team hasn't already relayed to their developers.

Recommendations to other buyers: SO far cant imagine another Data Visualization Tool that would out perform what DundasBI has to offer.

Dundas BI Amazing tool

Oct 27, 2016
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Comments: I was fresh graduate when i started with my company, they assigned me to work with Dundas BI as it was the new tool in the department for the new guy, so i started the self learning journey watching videos , reading articles, doing samples and the tool was user friendly it was easy to use and entertaining i liked it very much and wanted to learn more and more about it. and now i am the Dundas BI expert and consultant in my company

Pros: Flexibility, easy to use, Functionality

Cons: Nothing till now

Features & Functionality

Oct 17, 2016
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Comments: Flexibility - Ability to customize , extend and integrate with one fully programmable platform for data integration , reporting , dashboards and analysis
Innovation ¿ Easy to use BI solution designed with flexibility and customization in mind including data integration , self-service data discovery , unified single experience and powerful visualizations
Enterprise-ready ¿ Ease of management with full control . Security and governance needed for large-scale integration and deployment
Trusted Partner ¿ Strong history in data visualization with loyal customer base.
Professional services and support ¿ We focus on our customers Business needs through a consultative and best practice , end-to-end solutions approach.

Easy and Quick BI experience

Oct 14, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: It is simple to use, but has a lot of great features and customization options.

Cons: Some parts of the program took some getting used to since there are so many options available, but once you get used to where to find certain options it isn't that bad.

Overall: I have had a great experience with Dundas BI so far. The standard controls and features are great, and being able to leverage Javascript alongside the built in tools has enabled us to do some really cool things with our dashboards. I am still a beginner as far as BI goes, but I've been able to pick up Dundas BI and build several dashboards so far without any problems.

Recommendations to other buyers: Just give it a try and you won't be disappointed.

New life and light for the dark side of information

Oct 12, 2016
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The flexibility. A developer (license type) can do almost anything imaginable.

Cons: The flexibility. There's a lot of details to attend to, and the complexities can lead to misinformation if you don't continuously validate the visualizations of the data.

Overall: We are a privately held company with multiple locations using shared services for administration, accounting, HR, risk management, acquisitions and mergers. Our ERP uses IBM DB2, and Dundas letting us tap into a wealth of details that would otherwise be buried in thousand-page reports. Never before has the ability to profile previous periods and events had such speed and accuracy (our data goes back over 15 years). The access and sumarization of this data is revealing patterns and insight to the business processes. We've only just begun and are excited about our game-changing experiences!

Recommendations to other buyers: Best ROI in the industry, you'll love their product, and more importantly, their customer support. They really care about my success in using Dundas BI 24x7.

Explore, analyze and get fast insights of your data in an easy and fast way using Dundas BI.

Oct 12, 2016
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: The drag and drop feature for creating views is a very productive feature. The ETL is also great, it's easy to use and, for more advanced users, it evens permits to write direct sql against tha data source you choose. Regarding performance it has two possibilities, you can cache in memory or in DBI data warehouse. The collaborative feature of this tool is a must to have feature, I specially like the data driven notification option that could alert you by email when a specific metric goes behind a threshold or state.

Cons: It needs to take a step further and aboard predicted analytics!

Overall: I've been working in Business Intelligence for quite a long time and in the beginning it was hard to explore data and show information in form of data visualizations for the end users. Since I discovered Dundas BI, this task turned to be much more simple and easy to achieve! Dundas Bi has an IDE for developing Dashboards, Reports and Scorecards that uses the last technologies in web applications developments which makes your life simplier. The smart drag and drop design tools, the rich set of data visualizations customizable to the lowermost detail, the style and themes feature, turns possible to create rich and interactive dashboards in a breeze! Dundas BI comes with an ETL (Export , Transform and Load) layer, where you can clean and prepare your data, this is done using a canvas where you can drag your tables from a data source, choose the columns you want, aggregate them, join with other tables, filter and a lot of interesting features regarding the ETL process. It connects to a lot of data sources: Oracle, Microsoft SqlServer, Excel files, ... It is a collaborative tool, with scheduled reports, based on a metric or not, you can even annotate data points, writing a comment on it in a way that others can see and respond to it! Every view can be exported to excel, pdf, image and even powerpoint.

The management of the software is in the form all in one! every thing is done in the application, from user creation object permissions, overall configuration, project exporting/importing and management!

We did not install this product. Where only evaluating

Sep 14, 2016
4/5
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3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
3.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3.5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Visualizations and intuitive experience are very good.

Cons: This is a relatively costly product so you will need to revisit your budgets

Recommendations to other buyers: Yes I will recommend this product to others based on their reporting needs.

Great BI tool

Sep 07, 2016
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Flexibility to do whatever you want, Open API and known scripting languages like HTML5 and JS where 99% of your word can be accomplished through drag and drop including preparing the connections to database, you can do all the task which usually have to be done through SQL language by using Dundas and only drag and drop like join, sort , filter, union, aggregation and more.

Cons: The tool doesn't support the 3D Charts even it is clear that 3D charts are not professional.

Overall: We have chosen Dundas BI because of its flexibility and the ability to integrate with wide range of data sources, the open API platform that allows to do non-traditional integrations with our in-house systems.
Dundas support team are always on time to solve any issues or to provide any suggestions and java scripts to help our issues.

Recommendations to other buyers: All you need is to visit Dundas website and watch the videos and step by step you will be a great developer/designer in dundas BI.

Dundas BI is a fantastic tool

Sep 07, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use and beautiful data visualizations.

Cons: Nothing

Overall: Dundas BI is a fully realized BI system providing beautiful data visualizations in a easy to use interface. I say system because it is more than just a chart generator. It contains user account management that integrates with ActiveDirectory, connectivity to a slew of data sources, a number of cool features I would never have expected in a web application. Dundas' support team is great.

Dundas BI review

Sep 07, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The number of visualisations and the flexibility especially when you also start scripting

Cons: At the moment we have some difficulties with the export but that it also our own fault. We created a very complex table that we need to export.

Overall: Dundas BI is a very flexible tool to create the most creative dashboards and or reports. If there is something you can't figure out you can contact there support and you will always get an answer within a day.

Recommendations to other buyers: Try the demo and see how flexible Dundas BI is

Flexibility in design,

Sep 06, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Flexibility in design, variety of charts and data sources, open API and the great dundas support

Cons: No 3D charts even it is clear to me that 3D is not professional but some people just like to see it.

Overall: I am developer and implementer of Dundas BI. I rememered how we choosed dundas from 10s of options for to many aspects like flexibility to do whatever you want , variety of data sources and the open API. Moreover, the price od dundas is reasonable comparing to the features that it provides and cheaper comparing to other products in the market.
Later on, our requirements increased but dundas BI was flexible enought so we did all them. In dundas BI, think what to do rather than how to do it or if it is doable or not.
One year later, dundas become the central portal for every department including Executives ,IT, sales, and marketing. By giving other departments small training on dundas bi, they started to build their reports and dashboards, our role was to prepare the connection to databases and the data cubes only.
Dundas Support team are great and reply to any query withen same day. I liked their support because they are ready to help in building java scripts that solve or do my requests or to to provide solutions to issues which were sometimes related to OS or the database.

Recommendations to other buyers: All you need is to get a training on dundas BI or watch the videos on dundas and steo by step you will be great developer of Dundas.

Rapid Dashboard Development

Aug 08, 2016
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
4.5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The product allows you to build dashboards quickly by providing a platform that makes it easy to integrate and visualize data from many different sources. It allows you to create aesthetically pleasing dashboards that empower users to make informed decisions. The vendor is local and very responsive to support requests. Bugs and feature requests are taken seriously and are resolved quickly in version releases.

Cons: Issues related to integration and infrastructure with other platforms are not easily resolved. I'm not sure it can be blamed on the vendor as the product itself has very few problems. It would be nice to have integration experts on their team though ot quickly troubleshoot and resolve these problems.

Recommendations to other buyers: Take the product for a spin. It is easy to install and test. You are bound to fall in love with Dundas BI!

Dundas BI is on a sharp upward trajectory, check it out!

Aug 02, 2016
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4.5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Dundas BI lets you install, prepare data, visual, and explore your data within minutes. It has a fast and intuitive user interface. No corners have been cut and the features are impressive. You can prepare data as well as a true ETL tool and prepare multi page reports as well as the big stack vendors. Finally, I want to laud their customer service. No other tech company comes close to the high standards Dundas has set for service and reliability.

Cons: There is only a small community of users compared to bigger solutions. It's not the fault of Dundas. It's a niche product and it's something to consider.

Recommendations to other buyers: Download the trial and get ready for incredible data discovery.

New generation self-BI

Jul 25, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
2.5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Dundas BI is the flexible BI tool I've ever seen and quite easy to use for BI developers. For the end-users, It can be a bit confuse at the beginning. But when they learn to manage the functionality and abilities of Dundas BI they will probably really like it. They can learn it quickly with free videos and once data model ready; end-users can start to build their own report without need any technical support cause you don't need to create scripts. You can easyly create your dashboards with drags and drops. Dundas BI has also a great support team. They are always there for you. On the website you can easyly reach all the documention and examples. Dundas BI makes the complex reporting system too simple for you like version management, multi-tanency.

Cons: The product is huge ability. You can create whatever you want(I saw an example like a developer was changing the lamps with a bar of Dundas). But to manage this ability you need to have a good Java Script knowladge which i don't like.

Recommendations to other buyers: For product, They need to keep focus on the ease of use. I am so excited about the new verison of creating data model on dashboard. For costumers, Just download the free trial of product and see how easy to have a BI system.

Data Visualization specialists

Jul 08, 2016
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: What i like most about the software is the many different ways to be able to connect and visualize data. to be able to manipulate your data to be displayed how you want becomes very useful. if there is a way you want to visualize data, im sure dundas has a way of doing so. Their customer support is one of their top qualities, they typically respond within 24 hours and are very interested in a very helpful way.

Cons: the terminology can be pretty difficult sometimes to understand. Other than that, some of their features have minor glitches which im sure they are in the process in fixing as their customer support is tremendous.

Overall: Overall it has been a great experience working with Dundas BI. We use Dundas to help our co workers be able to visually see how certain programs in our company are running, how much money is being spent and so on. Having this tool gave us the ability to do all of this. There is lots Dundas BI can and cannot do but has been progressing quickly releasing new versions of the software. Always including new features and letting users try new versions and give their feedback on how they like the new software compared to the old. Overall it is a very useful program, but for new users it may be complex to get used to.

Dundas BI Review

Jul 06, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I think we like the ease of use the best but also its flexibility and customization capabilities

Cons: There are times when the web app is a bit buggy for developers but not often

Overall: We implemented Dundas BI a year ago and have found it to be extremely easy to use, and rich in features. It has really helped to transform our BI Solutions

Recommendations to other buyers: Just make sure you do as much training as possible

A really good DataVisualizzation tool.

Mar 16, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I have not had the opportunity to delve in detail this product as I wanted, we have created several dashboards and reports in the evaluation phase of the software and must say it is really a great product, quick enough to develop after a little practice and a lot attractive. The strength of Dundas BI is definitely its optimization for tablets and mobile devices, it is a SharePoint integrated software, you can use several different data sources, all the most common including OLAP, the development interface is very linear and intuitive. It has several interesting features such as the functionality of the dynamic system (directly from the dashboard so no need for IT side changes) and useful homescreen user interface so that each user can customize their own "home."

Cons: The software is really good and attractive, just about the license cost of Dundas BI is not very cheap, furtherermore if you want to upgrade your product it requires a payment additional subscription.

Recommendations to other buyers: Currently there are really a lot of data visualization softwares on the market, each of them has their own strength points, weigh up the costs and benefits of each product before choosing your way.

Visual BI

Jan 13, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Scalable embedded BI platform that enables any user to run data and make faster business decisions. Such ease of running analytics and creating visualizations, dashboards and reports. Dundas BI combines the best of visual BI and analytics in one platform, accessible anywhere at any time, I love it!

Cutting edge BI solution. Very little if anything compares.

Jan 07, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: This product is extremely flexible and very robust. From a BI and visualization standpoint what you can do with it is limitless. And the support and development team at Dundas are top notch. When you need something they're available AND knowledgeable. In the software world this is a rarity. Only con, from a visualization development standpoint it's still a tool for the business analyst or IT professional. But our users aren't complaining - they LOVE the visualizations we're creating.

Dundas BI

Jan 04, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: While there is a bit of a learning curve with Dundas BI, the software is extremely powerful and flexible. The Dundas BI support team is great at helping clients get through the initial educational process and provides outstanding customer service.

Great product that balances Ease-of-use with Functionality well.

Oct 19, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Striking the balance between functionaility and ease-of-use, Dundas BI is accessible while remaining robust, which is unusual for this type of software. The out-of-the-box functionality is deep, and most things you cannot do natively can be scripted using Javascript. The learning curve is short to get started creating high level visualizations.

Cons: The depth is nearly unlimited, however you have to know Javascript (or be willing to learn it) to get functionality that isn't native to the product. As the product is relatively new, there are some bugs, but they have a reasonably fast release cycle and those bugs are squashed quickly and/or have an acceptable short-term workaround. Sometimes it is difficult to understand what an error means without some technical background, but their support makes up for this.

Recommendations to other buyers: If you need a deep tool that will give you plenty of flexibility this product will suffice. The customer support great. Their pricing is very flexible. For any tool like this, massaging/preparing your data is the most time-consuming part and Dundas is no different. After that, though, they excel in creating usable, great looking, data visualizations.

Solid Performer

Oct 14, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The ease of use is fantastic. New users can have a dashboard up and running in minutes but it still offers the depth required to create custom visualizations and interactions.

Cons: Sometimes the controls can be frustrating to access with lesser-used settings that are buried several menus deep.

Recommendations to other buyers: Cost, ease of use, and customization (without expensive consulting) are key.

Powerful visualizations at a cost effective price

Oct 13, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The software is very flexible and has a variety of options to choose from when building dashboards. The Dundas Team is professional, responsive and easy to work with.

Cons: It would be beneficial if there was a technical rep in the DFW area.

Recommendations to other buyers: Do your research about the staging of the data. Understand the pitfalls associated with connecting directly to source systems.

Great BI Platform to Satisfy Broad Spectrum of BI Stakeholders

Oct 13, 2015
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: This is a well designed end to end, ie data staging to visualization tool. It will satisfy the dev and power analysts through decision makers. Unlike many legacy platforms, this is not bulky, can be on prem, in the cloud or hosted. It is a fully browser enabled application, unlike leading newcomers who have bulky client components. The collaborative capabilities are unique and differentiate this product from leading players. Lastly, the output is fully HTML5 enabled for mobile consumption. Competitors have developed siloed device OS apps which are costly and complex to support.

Cons: Dundas has been a well kept secret, even though they've been around for 20+ years. New marketing and partner relationships will deal with this.

Recommendations to other buyers: Dundas BI definitely should be on your list when selecting a BI solution. The pricing model is unique, in particular the elasticity model which no one else offers.

Fast dashboard development

Oct 12, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Product: That they have taken the HTML5 path and eventually the tool will become more responsive so solution providers can get closer to the build once and deploy on any device nirvana that clients are coming to expect. Vendor: The awesome support team. Always very responsive to any queries that we have had.

Cons: Product: The navigation paradigm for people who don't embed this tool in another application, but rather use it as a stand alone tool. You pretty much need to roll your own. Vendor: That they don't have the exposure yet that some of the other BI tool providers. It is harder to convince a client to consider a product that they haven't heard about. We in no way think this reflects on the capability of the product.

Recommendations to other buyers: Be cognizant of the environmental constraints into which you will ultimately deploy, for example, will you need dev, test, production, Disaster recovery instances. Dundas has improved their licensing model and we think it is very attractive compared to some other products we have looked at. If possible speak to a Dundas partner who operates in your vertical/industry and can demo the product capability using your industry data set and applications.

Dundas Developer for the last 3 years

Oct 12, 2015
4/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
3.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: 1. Data Visualisation is what Dundas do, and do well at; as opposed to many BI vendors, who offer a broader range of functionality but end up being a jack of all trades, and a master of none. 2. It's a difficult balance for a product to be easy to use, as well as being flexible. It's subjective, but I feel that they have the balance right. 3. I can't speak highly enough about the support team.

Cons: 1. Exports to Powerpoint, etc... are needed. 2. Ability to work off line, with everything nicely cached. I agree the benefit will diminish over the years, but other products, like Microstrategy, do. Senior managers like this. 3. A better way to add comments; something like Cognos. 4. More an issue with the previous Dundas product, and though rare, but we had a couple of cases where newer versions could often resolve one issue raised, but result in something else no longer working, which made us look a rather silly. With new versions, don't assume anything, and test thoroughly again. 5. Greater presence in Europe.

Recommendations to other buyers: 1. I would strongly recommend getting Dundas design team involved at the start, as they take your ideas, and improve the design significantly. 2. What ever you want, there does seem to be a way to replicate your design. There maybe a wrong around, but you get there in the end.

I am Dundas BI/Dashboard Developer since 5 years.

Oct 12, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Firstly, Its flexibility in both the design and its capability to integrate with other systems. Dundas Team are keen always to server our clients and they are trying always to make customer life is easy. Secondly, It is ease of use.

Cons: It does not support 3D Charts even it is clear that 2D chart is more professional but we receive many requests on 3D charts.

Recommendations to other buyers: All you need is just small training on the tool and you will be Dundas BI developer/designer since Dundas BI is designed to be used by Business more than IT.

A fresh view of analytics with Dundas BI

Oct 11, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Having used other dashboard and reporting softwares, Dundas brings a breath of freshness into the analytics domain. The rendering of graphs, charts and other visualization is very appealing to novice as well as experienced users. The fact that it is web based with the flexibility to connect to a raft of datasets makes it a strong contender.

Cons: As the resultant information that Dundas produces are viewed in different kinds of mediums, the responsive design architecture needs to a bit more intuitive and easy to design and develop. Similar to the sandbox view, there could be other predefined views targeting mobile and tablets.

Recommendations to other buyers: The training courses will give the understanding and hands on experience is the best way of learning the software.

Dundas Review

Oct 09, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Product : Dundas BI has a very friendly interface and in the same time offers advanced features that help us adding Analytics Layer to our reporting projects. Vendor : Special Thanks to presale and partner teams for their help and patience. As a Partner, we received a toolkit including licenses, training a pre sale material.

Cons: I would have like getting more detailed information / training about the R analytic engine.

Recommendations to other buyers: It is worth deploying Dundas BI on your lab, the deployment procedure is easy to follow.

Intuitive and flexible

Oct 09, 2015
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: It is very eays to setup connection to data and build your first metric. The scripting engine is very strong, so you can practically do anything you like with your dashboard. We use Dundas BI to our customers and here it is a really relevant that Dundas offers a multi-tenancy license.

Cons: There are some export features, but the export to PowerPoint is missing some features like export to multiple slides.

Recommendations to other buyers: Consider how flexible the product should be regarding to control colors, hierarchies and other dashboardelements. If you need a flexible dashboard you also need a strong scripting engine.

Very Intuitive

Oct 08, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Product: The balance between ease of use and flexibility to customize Vendor: Our Account Rep Denise

Cons: Support has been more difficult requiring long detailed emails be sent instead of directly speaking with someone on the phone when the issue is something beyond a simple fix

Recommendations to other buyers: Decide what you want to see and there is always a way to make it happen in this software

Great Tool

Oct 08, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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Pros: The flexibility of the tool that allows limitless options.

Cons: There is really nothing that I don¿t like about the product. I have used Dundas for over 6 years. I have demoed a lot other visualization tools and none of them compare to Dundas.

Recommendations to other buyers: It¿s a great product without any limit¿s. The only limit to what Dundas can do is the limit you put on yourself.

Dundas is the way to go!!!

Oct 07, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The visualization is great! I think this is exactly what executives are looking. We looked at several other software that did the same thing but they weren't as visually awesome as Dundas. Dundas BI is much much easier and user friendly than the first version they had. I like this one very much... They have basically incorporated the SSRS, SSIS and SSAS in a nice neat package. The drag and drop features for Excel documents are great.

Cons: The mobile app functionality isn't what we thought it would be. It is a bit difficult to understand and get at first. Currently I'm fighting adding maps to it(I don't be believe this is a Dundas issue), but it would've been cool if they had the US states in the default map along with "every other country in the world"

Recommendations to other buyers: Know your clients! Know what data they are looking for... Test it out a few times with a couple different scenarios. The video tutorials are great, but they make it look easier than it is sometimes! Remember your clients don't know what they want until they see what they don't want... expect modifications. :)

Powerful, Flexible, and Well Supported

Oct 07, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Products that are powerful, flexible, and feature-rich can often be complex and take time to learn. Dundas makes the learning easy, with rich documentation, videos, example scripts, and a wonderful support team. Once you've mastered the basics, creating powerful dashboards in Dundas is surprisingly quick and easy. Dynamic elements give our users the flexibility they need without complex scripting being required, and I love the ability to use Layers for a cleaner design experience.

Cons: While we understand the good reasons behind switching from Dundas script to JavaScript, this transition is a bit of an extra learning curve for our team.

Recommendations to other buyers: Challenge yourself to do a complete a proof of concept using each tool on your shortlist, making sure your POC contains the most complex scenario your user base demands.

New to Dundas BI Platform

Oct 06, 2015
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Dundas BI is fairly intuitive, which makes for a quick win. This product is extremely flexible, dynamic, and easy to use. The support staff will go far and above in assisting you, they will help you truly understand what the issue is so you can learn from it not just repair it.

Cons: Part of what I appreciate about the product also frustrates me. It is so customizable that you can get lost in customizing and forget about `why¿ you were developing the visualization to begin with. I am new to this product and have found myself calling support because I have "customized myself" into an error, but never fear the support team always manages to untangle my mess. We were somewhat hoping to reuse some of the datasets we created in Dundas for other projects but unfortunately the way the warehouse it set up it is not possible to reuse the data (that I am aware of).

Recommendations to other buyers: The biggest hurdle we have faced is our data structure (or lack thereof) which makes for some difficulty getting started, however Dundas has provided an overabundance of data connection sources and customization, which allows for this product to be used by novices and experts. Be patient as you won't be an expert overnight, but you can definitely move forward quickly. I would also recommend the training program for beginners, even if you have worked in the application for a while, there are so many tips and tricks that you can pick up or ask about.

Comprehensive BI = Dundas BI

Oct 01, 2015
5/5
Overall
2.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Dundas BI is the most comprehensive BI platform available (trust me, we looked at BI products for almost a year before choosing DBI). Our three main criteria when selecting a BI platform for our clients were visualizations, reports and mobile. DBI covers all three criteria (with a codicil that will show up in the "What I like least" section) and the licensing costs are reasonable. Key features that are crazy cool: 1) DBI is data-source agnostic, 2) the scripting capability allows developers to do just about anything, 3) DBI is based on HTML5 technology (other well-known BI products are based on proprietary and/or outdated technology) and 4) the DBI support team (including the development team) provides excellent customer service. For us, as a small software company, there is always the chance to second-guess the selection of a BI product. This was a critical decision for us as the BI software we deploy to our clients will directly impact the viability of our organization and our ability to stay relevant in the coming years. It is a testament to the DBI product and the Dundas team that the answer to the question "Did we select the right software?" is always a resounding "Yes".

Cons: The one knock on DBI is the lack of a mobile app. User experience is the number one factor for us when delivering products to our clients. Currently, mobile data is delivered via web pages. DBI would be greatly enhanced if the mobile experience was via a mobile app (even if the "app" was simply a wrapper the redirects users to the web page).

Recommendations to other buyers: Know your data, your audience and what you want to deliver. Call Dundas.

Dundas is the most advanced and superior BI tool

Oct 01, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Dundas is a pixel perfect business analysis tool. The OLAP cube compatibility is outstanding and we really enjoy the fact that Dundas is a very well thought out product that has everything we need plus so much more. Dundas does the thinking for us with advanced functionality and great canvass components that accomodates large data sets with ease. I can highly recommend this software as is a clear winner on so many fronts.

Cons: Slightly difficult to learn in the beginning once you get used to making scorecards and use the reporting module as there is a wealth of features and tools. Thou the dashboard construction is really easy and allows for a lot of controls and flexibility.

Recommendations to other buyers: Go for a software that is scalable, robust and innovative and has a strong self service and ad hoc reporting. Technology is moving fast, so you want to partner up with the best in the Industry.. Pay attention to the ease of setting up data connectors, if you using multi tenancy the software provider has to cater for such an environment. Also look out for mobile and tablet compatibility.

Our go to data visualization tool

Sep 30, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
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Pros: We do like the flexibility, especially through the open API as well as the performance of the entire dashboard. Integration into our own infrastructure was very easy. The performance of cubes (especially when build in-memory) is fantastic.

Cons: Because the product is very new, I wouldn't call it feature complete yet. On the data visualization side of things, we have everything we need, but we need more options in the (still brand new) ETL module. Mainly we need to be able to change data after aggregation has happened (e.g. in case you do not want to show results if the base is too low).

Recommendations to other buyers: Building simple dashboards can be done in a couple of minutes. Do invest the time to build the most complex dashboard your organization requires to know that all requirements are met.

Quick and Easy KPI's for the masses

Sep 29, 2015
5/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The software is great - the latest versions of the dashboard are contemporary and look great. The company is friendly and always on hand to help.

Cons: The software is not particularly cheap - which does mean that mass take up could be expensive for many named users.

Recommendations to other buyers: Understand your data from the outset and be sure you have a good design for how you want to drill down through your data. This will ensure you start with a solid foundation.

I've using this tool for quite a while, used it in various projects

Sep 25, 2015
5/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: It's very easy to use, customizable enough, good performance and, most of all, has a great support team.

Cons: I really for the moment have nothing to appoint regarding this vendor is product.

Recommendations to other buyers: Try Dundas BI. It's very easy to create something awesome. Experiment a centralized well designed BI tool.

Outstanding data visualisation platform!

Sep 25, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Product: Truly flexible, dynamic, and easy to use visualisation product. We have reviewed many that are available on the market, but Dundas stands out because of the stunning aesthetics, responsive and touch-enabled interface and highly robust deployment capabilities. Vendor: I can not fault the customer service, it is one the best that I have ever come across. For this reason in particular, I'd highly recommend Dundas to anyone without a doubt.

Cons: Nothing to add here - very happy with the service provided and the Dundas BI solution.

Recommendations to other buyers: Understand your top 3/5 priorities, is it 'value for money' or 'very interactive', or 'mobile friendly', once you know what your priorities are as an organisation and what you are looking to deliver, it becomes much easier to choose a suitable platform.

A steep learning curve, with great reward at the end of it.

Sep 25, 2015
5/5
Overall
2.5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Dundas is a conglomeration of expertly coded dashboard development tools and infrastructures. The thing I like most about Dundas is that they are very helpful, the gentleman assigned to me to educate me in the ways of Dundas, was one I will never forget to this day, he was calm, helpful, understanding and with his help I learned Dundas in no time. I like the way Dundas structure's its Dashboard development, it starts with virtual tables, where the programmer can manually or automatically generate SQL queries, these queries are then used for the basis of adding statistical flavour to the Dashboard, the way this is done is very straight forward. Dundas has a steep unforgiving learning curve, but when you master the fundamentals, the sky really is the limit. Also their support service is world class, the representatives will assist you in any way they can, they will help you understand what the issue you are facing is and provide a resolution. If they cant help you via email, they will 'WebEx' you, i.e skype call with 2 way screen control. Everything in Dundas is customizable, charts, graphs and other statistical data can be glossed up and made to look as simple or as plush as the user envisions. You can add formulae, trend analysis and other key statistical methods are employed by Dundas. They have charts for Finance, Risk analysis and other key statistical methodologies. All of these charts can be jazzed up with scripts so that you can Drill down and filter through the data you want in order to get the right Business Intelligence feel to your work. Dundas supports the Data Cube, It supports Microsoft, Oracle, MySQL, EXCEL, it has export capabilities onto Excel, so those clients which prefer their data in Spreadsheets can manually export directly from the dashboard. Everything in Dundas is designed to give you the most professional feel possible at all times!

Cons: Dundas, for the good of it's users needs to publish more comprehensive educational equipment to train it's users, it is very hard to get to an expert level in Dundas without some help from your Friends in Dundas. I would love to see Dundas publish university style lectures, with step by step guides that show every aspect of the working sphere. With adequate educational material, one would be able to gain adept or even artisan status with the Tool on their own.

Recommendations to other buyers: I recommend that if your getting stuck and your finding it hard at first, you need to just keep at it, even if the pace is baby steps, take comprehensive notes, and try to remember the internal logical structure of Dundas, it is imperative that these key fundamental steps are taken so that when you become better at making queries you will find it easier to navigate through Dundas and achieve what you want quickly. Also make sure you label KRI's and Virtual Tables and Data Sets clearly, make sure you obey some logical structure in your workings, because its very easy to get confused, especially if you have a project with 10+ dashboard screens, you will get very confused if you don't use folders and a hierarchy (through text in your work) in order to achieve a functional and easy to main dashboard.

Dundas BI for Web Analytics

Sep 25, 2015
4/5
Overall
4.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Dundas BI has a very powerful scripting engine for both the frontend and backend. I've only seen a handful of products in the BI space that has scripting capabilities, and nothing comes close to what Dundas BI has to offer. The in-memory caching feature allows a dashboard to render in only a few seconds. It's truly amazing.

Cons: I am currently evaluating version 2 of Dundas BI. It's a relatively new piece of software, so documentation and samples are really lacking.

Recommendations to other buyers: Do spend some time to go through the documentation and talk to support when you get stuck. If you are looking to create very customized dashboard (with special visualization, or custom integration with your ecosystem), then you need to consider getting a software developer.

A Powerful Tool with some Amazing Capabilities

Sep 25, 2015
5/5
Overall
3.5 / 5
Ease of Use
4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Product: I can create fantastic data visualizations quickly. Everything is self-contained--from security to data extraction to visualization. I don't have to spend time cobbling things together with JavaScript and bailing wire; I can just create dashboards. Vendor: They provide great customer service and support for their products and I feel like I'm their only or top customer. I know I'm not, but it feels that way.

Cons: It would be nice if their support hours extended a little later for those of us in the Pacific time zone.

Recommendations to other buyers: You should be able to get started using a product you are evaluating quickly. You shouldn't need the full evaluation period to get a feel for the product and start creating something cool.