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SAP Lumira enables you to take full advantage of the massive amounts of data available to your business using data visualization. You can bring together and quickly make sense of all data in diverse forms and on multiple platforms. Go beyond spreadsheets and basic data presentations all without predefined scripts, complicated queries or complex reports.

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SAP Lumira Reviews

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4.5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
3.5/5

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Raghavendar N.
Sr.BI consultant
Information Technology and Services, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
6/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 1, 2019

“Visualization tool from SAP leavening HANA and Business Objects”

OverallI have been working on Business Objects since many years and past 2 years we started using Lumira as an additional visualization tool for our clients. Even though we have business Objects Web Intelligence tool, we need one such visualization tool, to quickly analyze the data and find the insights in the data, unlike Enterprise reporting. Also, if the client is already using BO from years, it easy to fit this visualization tool rather than others like Tableau.
ProsSAP Lumira is very good visualization tool, allowing to connect to SAP HANA, SAP BW, Universe and other sources. It have lot of automation build into, to connect with sources, prepare the data and quickly prepare the different types of visuals. It has lot of built in functions which makes calculation very easy but at the same time, representation of the information into the charts, graphs and maps makes it more intuitive. SAP Lumira is a tool which can mastered easily and start using it day one. It is like plug and play. It has dashboard to put the visuals.
ConsMarking has to be increased to compete with Tableau. The look & feel is not as good as Tableau so there is a room for improvement. Tableau to can connect to literally everything but Lumira has limitation. Also, compatibility between BO other reporting tools and Lumira has to be increased further.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 1, 2019
Verified Reviewer
Publishing, 1001-5000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
December 27, 2018

“SAP experience”

OverallI have worked with the software for 3 years, it has been a great experience to learn all the functions.
ProsIt is well organized, it has many great options depending on what are your interests.
ConsIt has many subdivisions or that sometimes is difficult to find an information.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
December 27, 2018
Harold J.
Managing Consultant
Information Services, 501-1000 employees
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Source: Capterra
November 22, 2016

“Nice and Easy Visuals”

OverallI was the 1st member of my team to install Lumira 1.30 desktop and connect to HANA, MS SQL and Oracle databases. We are currently installing Lumira 1.31 on Linux Server for Enterprise sharing.
ProsSeemless "Prepare", "Visualize" and "Compose" functionality. Including linking files, filtering and multiple charting options. Like the hierarchy features for geographic and date drilling. Also, support for numerous data sources
Consformatting, sizing and scheduling refreshes
Recommendations to other buyersincorporate more true dashboard functionality instead of user story strategy like the Design Studio product.
Source: Capterra
November 22, 2016
Tom L.
Accountant
Unspecified
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
December 5, 2017

“SAP Lumira is a fantastic software that is easy to use as well.”

ProsWe used SAP for accounting and reporting, but the reports were hard to interpret. Even with very little background with these types of software, I was able to turn reports into easy-to-read dashboard and other graphics.
ConsThere is a bit of a learning curve for this powerful tool. Without a background or training you will be left to your own devices on how to properly present the information you want.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
December 5, 2017
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Mboswobeni M.
Founder & CEO
Construction, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 6, 2018

“Good for Job site”

OverallIt help in even people using mobile to can access this site and its matterial
ProsI have used these from the third party and found it accurate to use and flexible. For them they used it as Job application site.
ConsAll that I found for this software were great indeed the speed to open the site
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 6, 2018
Javeid Q.
SAP Manager
Automotive, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Source: Capterra
December 13, 2016

“SAP BO Lumira Reporting tool”

OverallSAP Lumira came out of SAP Business Explorer, the company's previous, but more basic, self-service data visualization tool for functional business users. My Analysts using SAP Lumira can alter data structures and correlations in whatever way they want, without the help of their IT department, then push the data back into the system so it can then be consumed by more casual users in tools like Business Explorer. One of the perfect tool to be used along with SAP HANA. Lot user-friendly for expanding the age reports involved in monthly reviews
ProsSAP Lumira can either be used in conjunction with the SAP HANA in-memory platform or without.
ConsEducations is from SAP needed
Recommendations to other buyersIntegration with MS excel needs to enhance for importing data from no CVS format.
Source: Capterra
December 13, 2016
Mohamad C.
Owner
Accounting, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: SoftwareAdvice
December 26, 2018

“Business analysis ”

ProsEasy to use ,seamless integration with SAP S4HANA and SAP ECC,can be integrated with other databases easily
ConsDesigning fancy dashboard limited to the built in tools,functionality compared to other similar product limited
Reviewer Source 
Source: SoftwareAdvice
December 26, 2018
Verified Reviewer
Automotive, 501-1000 employees
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 21, 2019

“Adds life to messy and confusing large set of numbers”

OverallThe pricing and economic feasibility makes it a useful tool
ProsThe ability to interpret, display and organize large data sets into neatly and precise charts/graphs/tables which help me make a better analysis of data and hence enable me to make much more well thought out prudent business decisions. Sap lumira allows me to physically visualize information and notice business trends.
ConsRequires supervised training to adapt to and learn which takes up effort Still needs more user friendly User Interface.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
April 21, 2019
Irina C.
Sr Business Analyst
Building Materials, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
6/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 14, 2017

“Great tool for visualizing data”

OverallVisualizing and creating reports using SAP data.
ProsEasy to load the data and clean up the data within the tool. Produces nice advanced visuals for reports that can be refreshed by any user. Good tool to work with SAP data directly.
ConsThe tool Does require training. It is rather pricey and offers limited visual capabilities compared to other analytical tools.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 14, 2017
James R.
Unspecified
Used the software for: Unspecified
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Source: Capterra
November 23, 2016

“Simple out of the box BI”

OverallLumira is a good addition to the BI landscape. I found it very easy to work with and understand, and fairly priced. You can hook up some data sources and be up and running in very little time (as long as your source data is good of course!). It is mostly a front end tool. Don't expect to do too much complicated crunching of multiple data sets...for that other tools such as MS PowerPivots & Power BI are probably better - but for a very good, usable, BI solution to sit on top of some ready made data sets, Lumira is an excellent choice.
ProsEasy to understand Easy to get started with Easy to scale Fairly priced
ConsSome of the output formats are bit rigid Limited functionality to manipulate data before reporting (ie the 'transform layer')
Source: Capterra
November 23, 2016
Verified Reviewer
Public Safety, 51-200 employees
Used the software for: 6-12 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 31, 2019

“Great for Organizing data ”

ProsSAP Lumira allows me to take large data sets that are messy and organizes the data. That data gets put into charts and graphs, which allows me to analyze the data, recognize trends and lows and make strategic decisions. The reports are simple and easy to interpret.
ConsThe use of the software can be quite confusing at first, it definitely requires some training.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 31, 2019
Verified Reviewer
Marketing and Advertising, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: I used a free trial
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 30, 2019

“Best Data Visualization Software ”

OverallAllows me to take a large amount of data, organize it and display it in a visually appealing way where the data is much easier to comprehend, analyze and make decisions based of such as how much of the advertising budget to allocate towards a specific advertising medium, and see where more our potential market is clustered geographically.
ProsThis software takes large amounts of messy data, organizes it, and shows them into charts and graphs thus visually mapping out the data in ways that make it easier to analyze data and make informed decisions.
ConsGreat App, only if it was available on Mac software.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 30, 2019
Saran E.
Consultant
Computer Software, 51-200 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Source: Capterra
March 2, 2017

“SAP Lumira Consulting Project ”

OverallI have implemented this tool across different organizations and trained users in using Lumira's visualization capabilities.
Source: Capterra
March 2, 2017
Verified Reviewer
Health, Wellness and Fitness, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 1-2 years
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Features
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 29, 2019

“Needed for sap daahboards”

ProsGood as a backbone for universes and dashboard design studio in sap
ConsAdditional level of complexity to go wrong
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
July 29, 2019
Brian J.
Owner
Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees
Used the software for: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
October 4, 2017

“Is is a great product”

OverallConnectivity and look and feel.
ProsIt is easy to create stories and create new data models. It is possible to create hierarchies and it has a great look and feel.
ConsIn the last version, you were able to publish into the cloud. Now it is not available anymore.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
October 4, 2017
David B.
Unspecified
Used the software for: Unspecified
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
Source: Capterra
November 22, 2016

“A robust BI tool ”

OverallLumira's functionality is very straightforward, allowing you to quickly run up the learning curve. After evaluating many alternatives, Lumira was the best value for the money!
Source: Capterra
November 22, 2016
Verified Reviewer
Information Services, Self-employed
Used the software for: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
January 22, 2019

“great but there are qually great alternative”

Prosit is very useful tool in terms of data visualisation
Conssince it is a proprietary software it is expensive and needs training for users
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
January 22, 2019
Lokesh S.
Unspecified
Used the software for: Unspecified
Overall Rating
3/5
Ease of Use
2/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
2/5
Source: Capterra
November 22, 2016

“Limited feature available to effectively use for Production deployment”

Overallwhen working with Lumira, we noticed not that many charts available to do any statical analysis. for example No Control charts, Histogram, Gantt chart, Highlight Table. Hope Lumira can incorporate some of these feature in later versions.
Source: Capterra
November 22, 2016
akila w.
SAP admin
Food & Beverages, 51-200 employees
Used the software for: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Source: Capterra
November 22, 2016

“Great Product”

OverallVery easy to use. Can create presentations with great data within few minute. You can save lot of time and hassle to figure out how to make presentations.
Proseasy to use. save time
Source: Capterra
November 22, 2016
Steven C.
Unspecified
Used the software for: Unspecified
Overall Rating
3/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Customer Service
2/5
Features
2/5
Value for Money
3/5
Source: Capterra
April 6, 2017

“Limited Drill Down Feature of Lumira”

OverallLumira is a powerful visualization tool. It could be even more powerful if it had excel-like pivot table drill down features. Currently it requires some preparation work.
Source: Capterra
April 6, 2017
Niclas E.
Business Intelligence
Food Production, 501-1000 employees
Used the software for: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
1/5
Features
3/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
6/10
Source: Capterra
November 23, 2016

“Good and bad”

OverallThe most positive aspect is that it's easy to install and get started, as well as easy use various data sources. However I do miss ver much the functionality of scheduling/broadcasting reports, resulting in that I have to to that manually, resulting in that in many cases I do not use Lumira for that reason.
ProsEasy to install and get started. Ability to use different kinds of data sources easily.
ConsThe absence of broadcasting functionality.
Source: Capterra
November 23, 2016
Robin Y.
BI Analyst
Construction, 1001-5000 employees
Used the software for: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
4/5
Value for Money
3/5
Likelihood to Recommend
8/10
Source: Capterra
November 22, 2016

“Small POC Project”

OverallWe have got lumira for a small poc. The product itself is very good up to par with many of its rivals. The only issue we have is with the licencing complexity.
Prosease of use
Conslicence complexity
Source: Capterra
November 22, 2016