Knowage vs. Tableau

Knowage is ranked 15th in Business Intelligence Tools with 6 reviews vs Tableau which is ranked 1st in Business Intelligence Tools with 54 reviews. The top reviewer of Knowage writes "The Studio component permits the developer to design analytical documents". The top reviewer of Tableau writes "The visualizations bring out patterns buried under a mountain of data. The tool offers unparalleled flexibility in terms of the types of visualisation that one can create". Knowage is most compared with Pentaho, Tableau and Microsoft BI. Tableau is most compared with Oracle OBIEE, SAS Visual Analytics and Microsoft BI. See our Knowage vs. Tableau report.
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Pros
The concept of engines is quite powerful allowing the user to work with report authoring/provisioning tools of their choice.

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​Data is easily understood at all levels of the company.Business insights are shared across various departments.Its ease of use and ability to convert drag and drop gestures into queries.The ability to create complex calculations.​Its ease of use and ability to convert drag and drop gestures into queries.Tableau's support could improve.Partner support is very good.It allows us to basically understand and evaluate our numbers in an expedient manner.

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Cons
Development of SpagoBI has now been moved to Knowage. Users interested in further developments of the platform will have to look there.

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​Conditional formatting could be an interesting feature to provide to final users.The data preparation/blending options are very basic. They could be improved.Tableau is a company that does not respect partners.I would like to be able to set the parameters in a more specific manner.Small multiples (a.k.a. Trellis charts) are possible only through very hacky means. Update: Still remains a challenge.Improvements in schema security and row/column security need to be made.We would like a report model, because currently there is no schema that we can create in the tool.I would like them to include the Italian language, as I can see there are other foreign language in the product.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It allows the implementation of an effective reporting system using internal skills at a limited upfront cost.

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Tableau's licensing is pretty straightforward and simple.ROI is very high, but it requires a data preparation/blending tool.We always consider pricing when considering a new solution. We are a non-profit and price is a huge concern.Tableau is an expensive solution, though it comes with its advantages.The price could be higher for the quality of software, so they revised the pricing in this version, and I agree with the price for top version. The top version costs about $70 per month, and the price is cheap for the quality.I like the payment model. For the people who need to create, they buy their licenses. Everyone else can use the free Tableau Viewer. This is much better than some of the competitor products, which require full licences for everything.The cost is high.Deployment of dashboards to viewers and unit supervisors can be prohibitively expensive.

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Ranking
15th
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19,113
Comparisons
7,821
Reviews
6
Followers
492
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8.0
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146,517
Comparisons
69,094
Reviews
53
Followers
2,268
Avg. Rating
8.3
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
SpagoBITableau Desktop, Tableau Server, Tableau Online
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Overview

Knowage (formerly SpagoBI) has a 14-years history. The actual release is the 6.3.

Knowage offers FULL ANALYTICAL CAPABILITIES, with a special focus on big data analytics and comprehensive support to rich and multi-source data analysis. Knowage provides different modules, each one focused on a specific domain but mutually combinable (Big Data, Smart Intelligence, Enterprise Reporting, Location Intelligence, Performance Management, Predictive Analysis). Moreover, Knowage is an OPEN SOURCE solution: the source code is freely accessible, everyone is allowed to join the community and build the own business solution to ensure strategic decision-making and improved productivity. 

Knowage suite is supported by Engineering Group, the leading Italian software and services company, with about 10,000 people and more than 50 offices worldwide. Maintenance and support services (such as trainings, migration support, proof-of-concepts, etc) are provided by Engineering Group (KNOWAGE Labs) under subscription. 

Tableau is an enterprise analytics platform that enables your organization to explore trusted data in a secure and scalable environment. It gives people access to intuitive visual analytics, interactive dashboards, and limitless ad-hoc analyses that reveal hidden opportunities and eureka moments alike. Get the security, governance, and management you require to confidently integrate Tableau into your business—on-premises or in the cloud—and deliver the power of true self-service analytics at scale.

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Sample Customers
FIAT Group, Italian air navigation service provider, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Telecom Italia, ASL Genovese, San Giovanni Battista University HospitalAccenture, Adobe, Amazon.com, Bank of America, Charles Schwab Corp, Citigroup, Coca-Cola Company, Cornell University, Dell, Deloitte, Duke University, eBay, Exxon Mobil, Fannie Mae, Ferrari, French Red Cross, Goldman Sachs, Google, Government of Canada, HP, Intel, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Macy's, Merck, The New York Times, PayPal, Pfizer, US Army, US Air Force, Skype, and Walmart.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm13%
Software R&D Company12%
Retailer8%
Comms Service Provider8%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm16%
Healthcare Company9%
University9%
Manufacturing Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm19%
Healthcare Company8%
Manufacturing Company6%
Comms Service Provider6%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise36%
Large Enterprise29%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise42%
Large Enterprise48%
REVIEWERS
Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise56%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise59%
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