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  • David L.Campaign Manager
    Review
    4.5

    One of the challenges we have faced is with our clients was compiling specific reporting of to their specific KPIs. What I absolutely LOVE is how fully customizable the reporting can be. During the on boarding phase with every new client, we gather their unique compilation of target metrices and create a custom report for them. Lastly, we set the report to be automatically sent to directly to them, usually weekly or monthly. The customizability to be able to craft and deliver reports in that manner to our clients is easily why I have remained loyal to Jasper. There are a few minor things that I have found to be consistently frustrating. Jasper can takes hours to generate a report pending how complex it is and how big our architects workload is. The slow generation of the reporting also can cause major issues on my side as well. If my team ever has an emergency situation requiring immediate attention, our hands are simply tied until the report does generate. It doesnt happen all the time that it sits for hours, but it is random and you never know who else is working in the system or what they are working on. Again, minor issues to me that can be corrected. Customization of reporting is far more valuable in my opinion. Very easy system to use and the ability to customize any report a client asks for has been worth its weight in gold to me and kept me loyal despite some minor issues we had along the way. The biggest benefit in my opinion from a hands on standpoint would be the ability to customize your reporting. It provides for endless opportunities to be able to analyze different angles of areas needing improvement and can assist in honing in and identifying potential areas that may have specific issues, even perhaps a before they occur.

  • Kamta P.Technical Lead
    Review
    4.0

    This is one of the best tool for reporting, PDF rendering, and dashboard components. It is easy to integrate and simple to use. The embedded analytics is one of best feature of this tool. A use can use jasper report solution to get beautiful print-ready and interactive reports and dashboards. The jasper report engine takes the data from one data source and converts into your desire format like Excel, PDF, HTML, or text. I think that jasper report is best in all tools for PDF generation. The architecture is simple and easy to understandable to developer. The jasper report can take data from many sources like xml, database, APIs, or custom java objects. A use can choose different parsing technology based on data source type. A enterprise application can easily integrate jasper software into its ecosystem. They support virtualization. The jaspersoft for AWS is available on the AWS Marketplace. They need to enhance the jasper studio. This studio is Eclipse based project and they customised it for report designer. The report designer has many bugs and UI visibility issues. If your project requirements are to create simple dashboards and fast reporting then you can opt for Jaspersoft products. They are also available on AWS marketplace. We use Jaspersoft to create PDF in our financial system. The PDF could be the invoice or some notifications. The major benefit of jasper report is that it is easy to integrate and develop reports.

  • George R.IT Manager
    Review
    4.5

    The ability to turn SQL queries into useful and attractive reports and signs. With power comes complexity which can make it challenging to figure out how to do what you want to do. There are lots of forums with tips and answers to questions, including the one provided by TIBCO. As we're using the open-source version, we don't pay for support. TIBCO Jaspersoft was recommended as the sign printing solution for our point of sale software (ECRS Catapult), as they are moving to a java-based reporting system on their web-based backend. We have completely transformed our process. as the previous solution was expensive and only licensed to three computers. Using the open-source version of Jaspersoft, we are able to design signs and reports and upload them to our POS software, so anyone who can access the backend can use them. With the variables available in the report design we're also able to reduce the number of sign templates so that the correct formatting is determined by the timeframe of the report. I've also reduced a complicated process to a few steps using a SQL query in TIBCO Jaspersoft to generate a CSV file. I'm hoping to figure out more of these processes and save more time in the long run.

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  • Krunal R.Technical Compliance - Project manager
    Review
    4.0

    Jaspersoft's architecture is very easy to blend in with your organization's structure. 1. It is Economical - Being an open source product, its pricing is unbeatable. 2. Ease of installation. Jaspersoft provides clear details on how to install the commercial, trial and open source versions of the product 3.Great functionality and efficiency. Forrester Research chief analyst has singled out Jaspersoft enterprise as being able to compete with some of the leading commercial market leaders when it comes to features and functionality. Jaspersoft does not own or control these key BI components, or their roadmap or integration. Once an organization extends the suites functionality to suit their needs, they will no longer be able to fully rely on Jaspersoft customer support since that would be a different product altogether. Some of the Jaspersofts support documents have been reported to contain errors. Excellent tool that covers Business Warehouse/Intelligence suite for reporting, analytical data processing - online and offline, great integration tool, easily graspable, custom and interactive web based reports for your organization, dashboard with drill down capability. It is a strong competitor in the open source BI market, with its main rivals being Actuate BIRT, SpagoBI, and Pentaho Enterprise. Jaspersoft suite's open source codebase also enables it to support third-party commercial and open source BI tools, which gives it its broad range of capabilities. Benefits - Great functionality and efficiency Easy to installation Leads the pack because of richness because of its reporting functionality

  • Verified User in Information Technology and ServicesMid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
    Review
    3.5

    Pagination in the reports. Highly readable layout. Plenty of configuration and tuning options from the Jasper Server GUI. Ability to log debug information useful for troubleshooting. Highly presentable and useful dashboards buildable from the front end. Only one SQL query per report. Nothing seems automatic with Jasper iReport Designer: settings in the main report do not flow into table datasets. I have not tried the iReport replacement, Jasper Studio. Workspace handling of temporary files in iReport, using long numeric names, makes is easy to overwrite the wrong report, and tricky recovering an overwritten report. Debug logs are accessible only via the backend, using WinSCP or similar software. It would be nice having a front-end solution to view such information. Only 2 execution threads in the base Jasper Server. Jasper Server and its report designer software have proven to be a useful tool for providing reports and dashboards helping clients analyze and make decisions on their enterprise operations and finances. If Jasper can surmount the shortcomings cited in this review, the future is bright for them and their clients! Features cited currently not used on the BI tab of this review are slated to be deployed in the future. Building reports for tolling operations/finances. Clients are pleased with the layout of reports. They also are using those reports to make key decisions.

  • Efrain S.Business Application Developer
    Review
    4.0

    We implemented Jaspersoft as an "add-on" to our BMC Remedy implementation. Our project consisted of providing invoicing and printout support in Remedy Mid-Tier and also developing operational reporting and metrics for IT Management across our institution. Some of my favorite things about Jaspersoft include: Java function support, ease of use while setting up the ETL processes, Highcharts features and ease of integration with other tools. One of my biggest gripes with Jaspersoft was the lack of a built in "Top N" feature. This is a standard feature in most, if not all other Reporting solutions so it baffled me that this wasn't available out of the box. Writing complex reports with multiple datasources was easy in the Dashboard tool but not in Jaspersoft Studio. A fair amount of trial and error and time spent on trying to get multiple datasources to work in a report. But Jaspersoft Support was there with us and helped us figure it out. If your organization is in need of an easy to setup reporting solution, then Jaspersoft will be worth a try. If you are interested in data science and predictive analysis, then I would recommend you go elsewhere. The main 2 benefits were the initial goals of this implementation. Providing invoicing to customers via a seamless integration with our Remedy Applications, and also offer an enterprise metrics solution for up to the minute IT support data.

GetApp
4.2
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  • Waqas S.Education Management
    Review
    5.0

    It is one of the great report generating application used with Java Application. Though the learning curve is very difficult but once you master it then you will love this application.

  • victor s.Graphic Design
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    5.0

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  • Romn Josu d.Information Technology and Services
    Review
    5.0

    Sometimes the most difficult part to create custom reports using Jaspersoft Studio, is actually to write the query that will fetch the data. After that, building the report is mainly drag-n-drop, write some Java code, setup properties and parameters, and make your report ready.

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    3.0

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  • Anonymous ReviewerTransportation/Trucking/Railroad
    Review
    3.0

    If you need a bare bones BI tool, this will work. On a rare occasion I am able to create a report that is visually appealing, works on the server, and exports well. It takes way more work and time to produce a professional grade deliverable in Jaspersoft than it does in any other BI tool I have used.

  • Kate S.Computer Software
    Review
    3.0

    If you need a pixel perfect reporting engine, Jaspersoft is going to be one of your best options. For those kind of reports, there are a lot of great features and you can do a lot. That being said, I think they got lazy because they had significant market share and could charge an arm and a leg for it for a long time, and now there are other competing systems coming out that are slicker and cheaper. Hoping that Jaspersoft gets back into a growth phase and cleans up the system while making their prices more competitive.

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  • Rob WilliamsCEO
    Review
    5.0

    The breadth of features and functionality, Ease of access to a vast community of users for support. The key factor after comparing features and functionality was price. The Jaspersoft suite is hands down the best value bay a large margin..
    After working with Microsoft's Reporting Services, Analysis Services and Integration Services, IBM Cognos TM1 and many other BI solutions, the power of Japsersoft's suite and its low price make it the hands down winner.
    Jaspersoft's suite of report writing, report distribution and ETL have provided my clients with a solution that is both easy to use and powerful, allowing for rapid deployment of basic reports and extensive flexibility for advanced configuration, Data Warehouse development and reports and OLAP analysis. The iReport report writer allows both graphical report design and development and direct code writing allowing me to quickly train users on how to graphically design and build reports using the drag and drop user interface and rapidly develop custom components. The breadth of report development features is massive including; Drill down report links, sub-reports, built in extensible graphs and maps of all kinds, a vast array of data sources, easy passing of variables from and to sub-reports, adding custom code to components using Java, custom style development and assignment. iReport is internally integrated with Jasperserver allowing easy report deployment to the enterprise report and analysis portal. The Mondrian OLAP Work Bench is a fantastic tool for designing and deploying OLAP cubes for online analysis. The graphical UI is easy to use and allows for advance configuration of Cubes and their components. With a built in MDX designer, Cube design and query result can be tested in one place. Cubes and queries can be directly uploaded to the Jasperserver portal which provides a visually attractive and feature rich Analysis View feature for OLAP analysis. Analysis Views on the report server can be drilled to from reports designed in iReport providing a very powerful view of information The JasperETL tool, which is based on the Talend* ETL suite, is so powerful that we use it both for Data Warehouse population but also for Enterprise Application Integration projects as well. From basic JDBC data pulls to transactional data layers, to complex transformation to Data Marts and FACT Tables this tool does it all. We have successfully deployed ETL projects that pull and combine data from MSSQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Flat File, Web Services, LDAP, Spreadsheets,MDM and REGEX files to produce rich and effective reporting Data Marts and Topics. I cannot say enough about this suite and it's power and flexibility. Jasperserver is the web-app based reporting portal that acts as the hub of the Jaspersoft reporting suite. The server is easily integrated with your LDAP enabled directory services and can quickly be configured for SSL or be placed behind your Apache HTTP server. Reports and OLAP Analysis developed using iReport or OLAP Workbench can be uploaded directly to the server. The server provides for iReport Reports, Mondrian OLAP analysis Views as well as views on any Cube that is XML/A enabled, Ad-hoc reports, Static Content Deployment (PDF, XLSX, DOCX, HTML and much more). In addition powerful Dashboards that combine multiple reports can easily be created using the GUI provided in the Jasperserver portal. Access can be controlled through users and groups which can be directly integrated into your corporate Directory Services (Active Directory, OpenLDAP, etc) and data can be filtered within reports based on those assignments. The server can be extended into clusters for large enterprise deployments. The portal can be customized extensively from basic styling and branding to full JSP/Spring development of new pages and functionality. This is hands down the best report server I have worked with. Jaspersoft has moved to Jaspersoft Studio as it's preferred report writer and will be the only report writer supported fro new features. Bug fixes and technical support for iReport will be supported through 12/31/2015. Built on top of the popular Eclipse Integrated Development Environment, Jaspersoft Studio delivers a sophisticated graphical reporting experience with extensible component configuration for advanced report development. Features include: Visual drag and drop designer for rapid report development Easy access to Report Elements and Tools within report designer Large inventory of Report Elements and Tools for rapid development of visually rich reports Complete set of charts for dynamic visual presentation of reporting data Integrated preview allows viewing report results as you design Built-in Expression Editor with Syntax Highlighter Easy Access Data Explorer Extensible for Custom Report Plug-ins Dynamic and Cascading Report Parameters Vast array of configurable Data Sources Extensible properties for exporting formatting and formulas to Excel Extensible properties for exporting PDF formatting Develop your own styles for consistent look and feel across all reporting elements Version control to GIT,SVN and more Export to PDF, HTML, XHTML, XLS, RTF, DOCX, Text, CSV, OpenOffice, XML, PNG Full integration with Jasperserver including publishing, server explorer and resource editing
    While many of the advanced report writing features of iReport are available through the GUI, customization requires knowledge of Java. We often need to produce reports that are exportable to Spreadsheets with formulas and formatting intact. As consultants we can produce this quickly for our clients, but the GUI tools are not as friendly as they could be. While Jaspersoft does offer the Talend Integration Server which is a web-app and execution server of it's own, the basic ETL tool requires some sophisticated knowledge to deploy scheduled jobs on Linux or Windows servers. Managing the libraries and status of the jobs can become non trivial as they grow in number. Finding qualified consultant like RLWilliams Consulting can be difficult.

  • Craig LaValleDirector of Data Services
    Review
    5.0

    The closest product we've used to TIBCO Jaspersoft is SAP Crystal Reports. The only advantage Crystal has over Jaspersoft is that more report developers are familiar with it. Otherwise Jaspersoft beats it hands down. We have found Jaspersoft to be faster, cheaper, reliable, flexible, and powerful. And JasperSoft just offers more with its dynamic report output and ad hoc capabilities on top of standard canned report generation.
    Jaspersoft seems extremely well suited to creating reports against large, complicated, RDBMS systems. It is also well suited in organizations that have technical expertise, particularly in Java. It does require some expertise to get at most of the real power of the system. For a smaller system with an organization that doesn't have technical expertise, I think JasperSoft may be overkill. A smaller organization with a simple data set may get some use out of domains and ad hoc reporting but much of the real advantages of JasperSoft would go to waste in that environment.
    Flexibility. TIBCO Jaspersoft is extremely flexible. We use the embedded report engine to crank out thousands of static reports in PDF and Excel format. We use JasperServer to serve up HTML and javascript based dynamic reports and dashboards through visualize.js. We also use JasperServer directly for working with data in an ad hoc fashion. There are even ETL capabilities (though we haven't really explored those much). There is also flexibility when it comes to connecting to different data sources, defining security, etc. Within reports you aren't even limited to the libraries that JasperSoft provides! We've done some very rich and complex visualizations through JasperSoft using third party libraries like D3.js. Really, the sky is the limit. I haven't run into a data presentation problem yet that I can't solve at least in part by using Jaspersoft. Report creation tools. Jaspersoft Studio is extremely powerful. It is also a very familiar environment for folks coming from other report creation tools. This is important to us because we have to train dozens of report writers across our clients every year. For those that come from Crystal Reports, Jaspersoft Studio feels very intuitive very quickly. Pixel perfection. We have a lot of standardized reports from the IRS and other government entities. Jaspersoft makes it easy to put a very visually complex form together quickly and accurately. Power. I have yet to run into a reporting problem Jaspersoft cannot solve.
    Excel defaults. When designing a report for PDF then exporting to Excel, Jaspersoft, in an effort to maintain pixel perfection, makes the excel version a bit unusable. It is possible to mitigate some of that with some intelligent directives but it would be easier if some things -- getting rid of extraneous rows and columns, for example, would behave a bit more intuitively without intervention. More intuitive security on JasperServer. Much of the security features on Domains and Ad Hoc reporting require either direct manipulation of SQL, XML, or repository placement. I'd like to see some intuitive screens for setting up security in a more visual and intuitive manner. More flexible security on JasperServer. I'd also like to see security down to the data source layer. Going through Domains is not always viable. Better automatic validation up and down the Datasource to Domain to Ad Hoc chain when there is a change to a datasource or domain.

  • Peter LarabellProgrammer/Analyst II
    Review
    5.0

    We do not use another product like Jasper Reports. We did use another reporting software in the past, but it was and still is so overwhelmingly inferior to TIBCO Jaspersoft Reports Server that the two cannot be "stacked up against eachother" in any way. There is literally no advantage the other software had.
    If your organization needs reports in PDF, XLSx, CSV, or one of many other supported formats, and you want some of them auto-scheduled and sent to various FTP servers or email addresses, Jasper does that very well. [It's] Easy to install, easy to add a user account, and easy for end users. For any small technical things someone can say they wish Jasper did better, there are a LOT of things Jasper does REALLY well.
    This may not be an obvious one, but the installer is well done. A lot of these products that are somewhat of a combination of other "back-end" components can be a pain to install. The fact that TIBCO/Jaspersoft bundles everything required into ONE installer is a huge blessing to any IT person wanting or needing to do an installation. Jasper makes upgrades VERY easy. Since the entire reporting repository can be exported in a few clicks of a mouse (or via the shell/command-line) and imported AS-IS into a newer version is a major win. The configuration files for Jasper's reporting server are all XML. Human readable. That's a big plus for people used to being forced into using proprietary software with closed-format binary configurations.
    Documentation. While *using* Jasper Reports server is super simple and probably doesn't need much in the way of documentation, the overall quantity of documentation regarding some of the smaller details is severely lacking. The reports editor. JasperStudio is OK. We use it, we make loads of reports with it, it's 100 times better than what we used before. But, the documentation for the report editor is terrible, and it seems as if some things just don't make sense. For example, no quick way to signify that you just want columns of data in a delimited file, no formatting, no special spacing, no anything other than straight data. There IS a way to do that in JasperStudio, but it's time-consuming, and it's very "repeatable" in the sense that it COULD be automated fairly easily, but just isn't. Virtual Data Sources. This is one of the coolest and most useful things Jasper can do, but it's crippled and no explanation is given as to WHY it is that way. Crippled in what way, you may ask? The VDS system works in the Jasper Server, but NOT in the report editor. :/ As such, you can't test a report in the editor which needs data from a VDS then import that report into Jasper and use it. You can kinda fake it with datasets and connection parameters, but it just isn't what it COULD be with a little extra development.

Negative Comments
  • Verified User
    Review
    2.5

    At the time, we selected Jaspersoft because we did not have a multi-tenant model, and we needed a reporting solution that offered a package with many licenses at a reasonable cost. Now our needs have changed, and the licensing model no longer makes sense. Tableau is much easier to use, and has vastly superior data exploration capabilities, but if I want to distribute a report to a large number of users, the licensing model doesn't work as well. Tableau also doesn't have as many options for report distribution. The Tableau monthly licensing model works much better for us. Yellowfin is similar to Jaspersoft, and has an entry point that makes sense for an organization like us (it is free to start).
    For pixel-perfect reporting, distributed by email to a large number of users, it works very well if you can get to grips with Jaspersoft Studio. The Jaspersoft ad-hoc dashboard designer is good for making simple dashboards, especially if they are going to be embedded in another application. Jaspersoft Studio is completely unusable for regular business (non-IT) users. Jaspersoft is not well-suited for ad-hoc data exploration.
    If you need a pixel-perfect report, Jaspersoft Studio makes that available in various formats. I can make a report and be confident that looks exactly as I want it. Jaspersoft makes it easy to publish and schedule reports for distribution to users via email.
    Jaspersoft Studio originates from an open source project, and it still has that feeling. The learning curve can be very steep. Making graphs is quite painful and not at all intuitive. I need to know about things like Java data types, casting of those data types. Sometimes the errors I see are just Java stack trace, which I don't expect from a licensed enterprise tool. Sometimes I encounter quirky issues that take hours to resolve. The licensing structure does not work well for us. We need a licensing option that acknowledges where we are at in our company development. The starting price is way too high. We need a licensing structure that gives us an entry point for an early-stage company such as us, that is just starting to gain traction with customers. As a consequence, we use the lowest licensing level, that does not give us access to the web-based ad-hoc dashboard designer. I have used that in the past, and it is so much easier to deal with than Studio, but the hike in price is too much for us to swallow.

  • Davide MarzuccoPost Provisioning & Deployment Manager
    Review
    3.5

    We decided to move from the reporting solution provided by Microsoft SQL Server to TIBCO Jaspersoft mostly because of the ease to let end users to design their own reports by themselves, within the custom business application, with a friendly user interface, and with the ability to let the application designers to limit the scope of the data. This also reflects in allowing end users not to create massive data access that could impact application performance.
    The scenario where TIBCO Jaspersoft is perfectly fitting is the integration with a custom business application, where end users are required to use a custom designer to define their personal reports, tailored to their needs, based on a specific set of data information, which can be identified in the application design phase. This allows the designers to limit the scope of the data, but allows the user the freedom to design the look and feel of their reports.
    TIBCO Jaspersoft is able to integrate perfectly with our custom business application. TIBCO Jaspersoft has a valuable designer to let the end users design their own tailored reports based on a selection of data provided in application design phase. TIBCO Jaspersoft is able to manage multi-tenancy for our end users, allowing for the segregation of duties and data isolation.
    It requires a lot of resources to provide a good end user experience, especially in terms of memory. The management of custom domains to define the users and properties is hard to manage, causing a tree-structure with too many leaves. The integration between TIBCO and SQL Server should be improved since its installation and maintenance is currently not as easy as the integrated database solution.

  • Vicky MooreGeneral Manager, Data Management & Insights Team
    Review
    3.0

    I have trialled Tableau, QlikSense and Power BI. Honestly, I feel that these products are leagues ahead of Jaspersoft. It may be because I am a SQL developer that I find them easy to use, but they seem far more intuitive to use.
    It is easy to connect to databases around the world and Jasper's domains and ad hoc creations are simple to use. Jaspersoft Studio has also been created for being able to create any report we could think of. The limitations I noted in the previous questions are the reasons why I wouldn't recommend Jasper. I have also found it cumbersome to deal with our account manager over the years.
    It's relatively simple for us to call Jasper reports from our application Jasper's data is displayed in a clean format - I feel more for people who like to "see" data as opposed to seeing pretty graphs.
    Jasper has certain limitations that I would call bugs but they seen as "features". An example is when I need to go into a user's account to add or change an attribute, I HAVE to enter the password for that person or else the password is lost. This has meant that we have had to keep a log of our users' passwords and we have not been able to give them the ability to change their own passwords. All saved ad-hocs in Jasper store the label name of a field instead of the id (best practice) which has made it impossible for us as a company providing Jasper to our users, to change the names of fields whenever we want to. This is very frustrating.

Capterra
4.2
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  • Romn Josu d.Data Science Team Lead
    Review
    5.0

    Sometimes the most difficult part to create custom reports using Jaspersoft Studio, is actually to write the query that will fetch the data. After that, building the report is mainly drag-n-drop, write some Java code, setup properties and parameters, and make your report ready.
    This software is one of the best choices to create reports if you are a Java developer. All you need to know about is Java and SQL for the queries. It integrates with many databases, and I personally have used it with PostgreSQL and it works well. The reports you create from scratch are fully customizable, and can include the elements you need: labels, tables, images, ... I like a lot the subreport element, as it allows to create even more complex / nested reports, in which you usually follow a master-detail model. In addition, you can use the Java libraries to integrate Jasper reports into your Java application, either Desktop or Web, this will enable
    Some features or properties are not too intuitive, which is understandable if we think this is a tool for developers. Even though, it would be nice to have a more intuitive GUI.

  • Verified Reviewer
    Review
    3.0

    If you need a bare bones BI tool, this will work. On a rare occasion I am able to create a report that is visually appealing, works on the server, and exports well. It takes way more work and time to produce a professional grade deliverable in Jaspersoft than it does in any other BI tool I have used.
    This software is very customizable in terms of the output formats. Scheduled report delivery is very easy to accomplish on their reporting server. It also has the ability to create HTML 5 charts.
    The design interface for report creation is atrocious. Very clunky, not intuitive, and dated especially when compared to other tools available (MS Power BI, Tableau, etc.). It is maddeningly picky when it comes to formatting. Reports will function well on in Jaspersoft and not function on a server. The error output is cryptic and requires decoding. Exported reports will look excellent in one format and awful in another. Ineffective documentation from Tibco makes learning the software a challenge if you are not an explorer. Drillable datasets are impossible.

  • Kate S.Developer
    Review
    3.0

    If you need a pixel perfect reporting engine, Jaspersoft is going to be one of your best options. For those kind of reports, there are a lot of great features and you can do a lot. That being said, I think they got lazy because they had significant market share and could charge an arm and a leg for it for a long time, and now there are other competing systems coming out that are slicker and cheaper. Hoping that Jaspersoft gets back into a growth phase and cleans up the system while making their prices more competitive.
    Powerful features Easy to jump between editing design or XML source Preview within app works relatively well
    Still finding sloppy bugs in designer years after release Pricing is extremely high compared to more recently launched systems that are definitely stealing market share Some long-requested features have gone unaddressed.

  • Robert M.Sr. Software Architect
    Review
    4.5

    We've been using Jaspersoft in lieu of SSRS for several years now. The software is updated regularly, new features being added with every release. Jaspersoft supports a large number of data sources, including MongoDB. The support for their product is top-notch. We receive responses to our cases within minutes and most issues are solved shortly thereafter. On issues that we were not able to resolve, it was escalated to be fixed/included in the next software update.
    Being a JAVA application, it was a bit tricky to embed into our .NET application. There's supposed to be easy ways to integrate, but none of those worked with our custom authentication. Unless you are using the approved and documented authentication methods, integration will be quite a bit of work, including custom JAVA classes, etc.

  • Waqas S.Lecturer
    Review
    5.0

    It is one of the great report generating application used with Java Application. Though the learning curve is very difficult but once you master it then you will love this application.
    JasperSoft is one thing that comes in mind when we require our Java application to export data in visualization and state of the art format. I provides lots of features you can think of. In short is ease the job of Java developers to create gorgeous reports. It also provide function to create template of the reports that can be filled by data obtain from the database on the fly by the Java Applications.
    Well it's learning curve is very hard due to little documentation is present. Integration with the application is also difficult and if you integrate it than you can create many reports with minimum code.

  • anthony e.Business Analyst for Data Analytics
    Review
    4.0

    Jaspersoft help us to create reports which data source are come from different databases with ease and without worrying on display capabilities.
    I like the most on this software is the ease of you. It is very easy to understand the user interface. With it you can easy understand the flow on how to use it especially when you have experience on using other reporting tool. Objects are dependable to display what you need. Filters is very flexible. it is also capable to connect to other many sql servers such as MSSQL, MySQL, posgres and many more as long you have a driver.
    i don't like on this software is the looks. it is very corporate. This is because today's users are looking for fancy looking softwares.