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Pros
"I have found the auto-generated document very useful as well as the main keywords that are highlighted, which are used for the search functionality within IBM Watson Explorer."

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"This open-source product can compete with category leaders in ELT software.""The visual workflow tools for custom and complex tasks always beat raw coding languages with the agility, speed to deliver, and ease of subsequent changes.""This solution is easy to use and especially good at data preparation and wrapping.""It's a coding-less opportunity to use AI. This is the major value for me.""This solution is easy to use and it can be used to create any kind of model.""All of the features related to the ETL are fantastic. That includes the connectors to other programs, databases, and the meta node function.""What I like the most is that it works almost out of the box with Random Forest and other Forest nodes.""It is very fast to develop solutions."

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Cons
"The solution is expensive."

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"The ability to handle large amounts of data and performance in processing need to be improved.""I would like to see better web scraping because every time I tried, it was not up to par, although you can use Python script.""It needs more examples, use cases, and MOOC to learn, especially with respect to the algorithms and how to practically create a flow from end-to-end.""There should be better documentation and the steps should be easier.""KNIME needs to provide more documentation and training materials, including webinars or online seminars.""The predefined workflows could use a bit of improvement.""The documentation is lacking and it could be better.""There are a lot of tools in the product and it would help if they were grouped into classes where you can select a function, rather than a specific tool."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"KNIME is free as a stand-alone desktop-based platform but if you want to get a KNIME server then you can find the cost on their website.""The price of KNIME is quite reasonable and the designer tool can be used free of charge.""It's an open-source solution.""The price for Knime is okay.""At this time, I am using the free version of Knime.""This is an open-source solution that is free to use.""There is a Community Edition and paid versions available.""KNIME assets are stand alone, as the solution is open source."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The solution is used for a government company for data collection and analysis.
Top Answer: I have found the auto-generated document very useful as well as the main keywords that are highlighted, which are used for the search functionality within IBM Watson Explorer.
Top Answer: The solution is good for teaching, since there is no need to code.
Top Answer: The solution is open-source and therefore cheap to use. Anyone can access it. They can just download it off the internet and start. Alteryx is way too expensive. In terms of pricing, it's always… more »
Top Answer: An improvement which can universally be made to products is to make them more simple. Code-less products are simplified. Both RapidMiner and KNIME should be made easier to use in the field of deep… more »
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IBM WEX
KNIME Analytics Platform
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Overview

IBM Watson Explorer is a cognitive exploration and content analysis platform that lets you listen to your data for advice. Explore and analyze structured, unstructured, internal, external and public content to uncover trends and patterns that improve decision-making, customer service and ROI. Leverage built-in cognitive capabilities powered by machine learning models, natural language processing and next-generation APIs to unlock hidden value in all your data. Gain a secure 360-degree view of customers, in context, to deliver better experiences for your clients.

KNIME is the leading open platform for data-driven innovation helping organizations to stay ahead of change. Use our open-source, enterprise-grade analytics platform to discover the potential hidden in your data, mine for fresh insights or predict new futures.
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Sample Customers
RIMAC, Westpac New Zealand, Toyota Financial Services, Swiss Re, Akershus University Hospital, Korean Air Lines, Mizuho Bank, Honda
Infocom Corporation, Dymatrix Consulting Group, Soluzione Informatiche, MMI Agency, Estanislao Training and Solutions, Vialis AG
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government12%
Financial Services Firm6%
REVIEWERS
Retailer23%
University23%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government15%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider22%
Computer Software Company19%
Financial Services Firm8%
Manufacturing Company8%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise64%
REVIEWERS
Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise32%
Large Enterprise36%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise56%
Find out what your peers are saying about Knime, IBM, SAS and others in Data Mining. Updated: September 2021.
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IBM Watson Explorer is ranked 8th in Data Mining with 1 review while KNIME is ranked 1st in Data Mining with 15 reviews. IBM Watson Explorer is rated 10.0, while KNIME is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of IBM Watson Explorer writes "A data analysis tool that is scalable and includes keyword search functionality". On the other hand, the top reviewer of KNIME writes "Has good machine learning and big data connectivity but the scheduler needs improvement ". IBM Watson Explorer is most compared with SAS Analytics, Salesforce Einstein Analytics, Tableau and Microsoft BI, whereas KNIME is most compared with Alteryx, RapidMiner, Databricks, Weka and Dataiku Data Science Studio.

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