Information Builders WebFOCUS

Information Builders WebFOCUS

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Makers of business intelligence (BI), data integrity, and integration software: WebFOCUS & iWay Software. Tens of thousands of customers, decades of experience.

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Information Builders WebFOCUS review by User in Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
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"Great product"

What do you like best?

Excellent BI tool. Adaptive. Works across many different platforms. Love the options of working in both GUI and text. Forum is super helpful.

What do you dislike?

Biggest complaint is upgrades. Code changes that worked in former releases no longer work in some instances.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use this on the daily for basic and complex reporting. Also a great tool to write processes within.

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Information Builders WebFOCUS review by User in Hospital & Health Care
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"Bringing Life to Data"

What do you like best?

Information Builders cares about and supports their customers. The product is scalable, flexible, and evolving.

What do you dislike?

It's not always easy to scale up licensing, to include new products, but trials are usually available.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Collaborate with peers, learn from others, share your learnings, and the product experience will grow.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Clinical improvements, financial sustainability, system of care development, employee engagement, innovation

What Business Intelligence Platforms solution do you use?

Thanks for letting us know!
Information Builders WebFOCUS review by Michael P.
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"WebFOCUS InfoAssist 8.2 review"

What do you like best?

new and improved interface; mapping functionality and auto-resizing

What do you dislike?

out of box installation required some customizing

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

better address customer's reporting news

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by User in Hospital & Health Care
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"WebFocus Review"

What do you like best?

It provides a better integration features for various data sources that we use and also add much flexibility in adding features in reports.

What do you dislike?

We've been having some learning curve with technology but are seeing progress.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Timely data to highlight business insight

Integrated reports to have a balanced approach to performance measurement and problem soliving

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by Internal Consultant in Computer Software
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"Great software"

What do you like best?

the ease of use, the ability to access multiple type of database, the way to create reports graphs, portals is very easy. The connection to mainframe and oracle file reporting is seemliness.

What do you dislike?

Upgrades take a while, and involved a lot of time.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Giving the end-users access to their data in a timely fashion

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by Administrator in Information Technology and Services
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"I have beenusing WebFOCUS for 12 years"

What do you like best?

How quick you can create a report and how easy administration setup takes.

What do you dislike?

We have had issues with Functions that we have used numerous times no longer working.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I was able to convert a Synergy database over to a MS SQL database with the help of an adapter

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Oil & Energy
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"WebFocus Review"

What do you like best?

I have been IBI customer for over 25 years, the product always evolves with the times, and is always getting better. Great customer service

What do you dislike?

I wish they would do more advertising and have more of a footprint in the workplace.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Too many to list

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by User
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"WebFocus"

What do you like best?

It GIVES ME the ability to automate my report using portals

Does take most of the data types

What do you dislike?

Playing with graphs could be a little bit difficult

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Dashboard, deck, with tables and sub tables and graphs

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by Internal Consultant
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"New but Positive"

What do you like best?

The ability to do complex actions without having to write alot of code

What do you dislike?

The optimization could give automatic warnings

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Creating real-time dashbords. This saves us time having to generate this data for our users

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by Executive Sponsor in Hospital & Health Care
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"Intuitive, rapid development and scalable"

What do you like best?

User interface for development and end user interaction

What do you dislike?

Different functionality between webfocus and infoassist.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Training with data that the organization uses, helps with adoption.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Patient flow, utilization, quality of care. Benefits: financial, quality of care

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"WebFOCUS"

What do you like best?

Flexibility of the solution and willingness to work with clients to enhance their base product

What do you dislike?

There is nothing I dislike about WebFOCUS

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Needed an easy to use platform for ad hoc reporting. Users like the solution.

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Higher Education
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"WebFocus Rocks"

What do you like best?

App Studio and new features that are coming in 8.2

What do you dislike?

Nothing really anything. I think IBI is on the right track.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

All of our reporting across the college is accomplished using WebFocus

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by User in Hospital & Health Care
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"WebFOCUS BI "

What do you like best?

Ease of use. Quick metadata, instant results with drag and drop visibility.

What do you dislike?

Pricing has been the only roadblock.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Utilize Information Builders; don't try to do it alone.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

User satisfaction with data visualization.

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by User in Financial Services
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"Best in class"

What do you like best?

Built in responsive design framework for easy device to device implementation.

What do you dislike?

PDF creation tool is weak. HTML is the tools sweet spot, not PDF.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Web Analytics, visits, response times and utilization.

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
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"WebFocus Review"

What do you like best?

Ease of use, easy to learn, great support

What do you dislike?

Being a new developer, i have not found much that i dislike.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Transportation Company - Driver performance and such

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by User in Financial Services
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"World Class - Industrial Strength - Knowledge Builder. "

What do you like best?

Ability to build systems that delight users. WebFOCUS is a truly elegant language. Rapid prototyping.

What do you dislike?

Information Builders is a little shy about its accomplishments.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Financial/Record Keeping/Profitability.

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by Internal Consultant
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"Valuable Tool"

What do you like best?

Ability to empower users for self service reporting

What do you dislike?

There is nothing at the present time that I can thinkof

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Single Source of Truth

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by User in Pharmaceuticals
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"WebFOCUS User"

What do you like best?

The flexibility and scale-ability of webFOCUS is nice.

What do you dislike?

Learning curve to get a report up and going... could improve on that.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Reporting

Information Builders WebFOCUS review by Executive Sponsor
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"Informative"

What do you like best?

Data visualization, analytics, cleansing

What do you dislike?

Visual representation of graphical data--more modern

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Data compliance, integrity, spend analysis, workload balancing

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