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"The most valuable feature is that from a user's point of view, it is easy to use and requires just a simple click to generate a report."

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"I am looking forward to testing their full graphics that are available, as they looked very interesting in the demo."

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"A real improvement would be a simpler system that allows users to play with the visualization without needing specialized skills and code."

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"There should be a better or an easier way to establish that connection to external sources."

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  • "This product costs a lot of money."
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  • "I am still using the two-week trial, but at first sight, the price is reasonable."
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    Top Answer:This was a good platform when it first came out but right now, it has become a complicated behemoth. These days, things are a little more dynamic and you really need a platform where you can change… more »
    Top Answer:We are a software development company and we have a lot of experience with different tools, including SAP Crystal Reports. This product is one that we have implemented in different hospitals. We have… more »
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature is that from a user's point of view, it is easy to use and requires just a simple click to generate a report.
    Top Answer:I am looking forward to testing their full graphics that are available, as they looked very interesting in the demo.
    Top Answer:I am still using the two-week trial, but at first sight, the price is reasonable.
    Top Answer:The connection, definitely, is an area that could be improved. There should be a better or an easier way to establish that connection to external sources. In the next release, it should be a simpler… more »
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    Overview

    Turn information from almost any data source into a sophisticated, interactive report with SAP Crystal Reports. This powerful, user-friendly application for small businesses and departments can help you deliver key insights to the right decision maker, at the right time, in the right format. 

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    Produce insightful, interactive reports on, company-wide metrics for any business audience. Now all in Excel.
    Pixel-perfect financial reporting with the skill sets you already have. No IT required.
    Meet XLCubed: The data-connected Excel add-in for all your reporting needs.

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    Sample Customers
    City of Buenos Aires, ASR Group, Citrix, EarlySense, Usha International Limited, Automotive Resources International (ARI), LivePerson, Coelba (Grupo Neoenergia), RZD Russian Railways, National Basketball Association - NBA, TALLY WEiJL, El Machetazo, Young Heroes, Mozzart, Mitsui Knowledge Industry (MKI) , Surgutneftegas Open Joint Stock Company, The VELUX Group, AOK Bundesverband, AL-KO KOBER GROUP
    Marshalls Ltd, BP Exploration and Production, Thorntons, Ted Baker, Bristol-Myers, Rank Group, ING Bank Genve, Cargill Value Investment, Chloride Power, Auchan, Erste, UEFA, Novartis, Porsche Informatik, Raiffeisen Bank International
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    Healthcare Company19%
    Financial Services Firm16%
    Government9%
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    SAP Crystal Reports is ranked 9th in Reporting Tools with 1 review while XLCubed is ranked 16th in Reporting Tools with 1 review. SAP Crystal Reports is rated 7.0, while XLCubed is rated 5.0. The top reviewer of SAP Crystal Reports writes "Offers a good user experience that can export reports to different platforms, but it requires a specialized skillset to develop them". On the other hand, the top reviewer of XLCubed writes "Connection should be simplified, but it's priced well". SAP Crystal Reports is most compared with Microsoft BI, TIBCO Jaspersoft, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Tableau and SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, whereas XLCubed is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau, Jedox, Board and IBM Planning Analytics.

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