BOARD Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of BOARD competitors and alternatives
Real User
Developer with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 31 2016

What is most valuable?

* ETL functionality is hugely important, as data rarely are provided smooth and clean, even when the assumption is it has been cleaned beforehand. Plus, usually in BI, we need to create custom groupings, and being able to do that in script... more»

How has it helped my organization?

With QV, literally all departments across the company have started “owning” data in terms of getting hands on data, knowledge about data, how it is built up, and the ability to slice and dice, add, expand, or decrease the size or granularity... more»

What needs improvement?

Regex. Cleaning out data during script regex could be really handy. Otherwise, I am having a hard time thinking of any other areas with room for improvement.
Tableau
Real User
ProductEngineer with 51-200 employees
Aug 23 2017

What is most valuable?

The feature which I value the most about Tableau is its ability to plot nonstandard charts/graphs, such as coxcomb, streamgraph, chord, sankey, and hexbin charts, etc. The map feature is cool, too. For now, it can integrate with Mapbox and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Unlike most of products which have a limited period for trial use, Tableau Public is free, and because of that, our team is able to hold a regular workshop, in which each team member can have chances to share of what he/she learned from using... more»

What needs improvement?

I think dashboard and story can still improve. For example, the placement of sheets on dashboard are quite tedious work, especially when the page is long. The automation of adjusting size of sheets has given us a hard time to place sheets... more»
Consultant
Business Intelligence Consultant - IBM Cognos at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Sep 20 2016

What is most valuable?

This software uses in-memory processing, so performance is a strength, as are the flexibility to make development changes and the facility to learn the programming language.

How has it helped my organization?

I work at a company that implements this software for a lot of clients. The clearest improvement is that, after the implementation, the clients have a lot of more time to analysis their results and make strategic decisions, as opposed to... more»

What needs improvement?

I think the software front-end on Cognos Contributor should be developed further to provide the final user with a better and clear design. The view where the user makes inputs and analyses data is not user-friendly.

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