Dundas BI Room for Improvement
Business Intelligence Consultant at Siemens Industry
Dundas BI really has all the features that we need to get the job done. Where it doesn't, we can still use the APIs they offer to get there.
There are some minor things that would make the tool easier and faster to use, however, over the last couple of releases, a lot of those have already been realized. One example for this would be that I can select a filter to see what visualizations are bound to it yet I cannot select a visualization and see what filters are connected to it. This is not preventing me from creating what I need. Still, it would make it more convenient.View full review »
The API they have can do just about anything, but their documentation on the API and examples are only for some of the basics. They need to and are working on filling in those gaps. It is understandable that they have not yet documented everything that you can do with the API because there is a lot you can do with it.View full review »
One feature I would like to see added is funnel charts. Dundas has the ability to modify a bar chart to mimic a funnel, or to ingest 3rd part visuals. But both feel a little clunky to use. An out of the box funnel chart would be preferred.
Some native functionality to 'write back' to a specific field in a database would be a welcome change as well. Dundas has the ability to create a form using text boxes that can be used as variables in a stored procedure for writing back to a SQL backend. This works, but our users have not liked the experience. What our users prefer is a grid of data with the cells being editable, allowing them to update data from within the grid.View full review »