Martin ZwarthoedFreelance Database Specialist at a tech services company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The setup costs for QlikView are fair as are the yearly maintenance fees. The licensing becomes a bit more expensive and requires some planning for onboarding."
Guillermo (Bill) CabiroDirector of Development at Strat-Wise Consulting
Pentaho is an open source business intelligence company that provides a wide range of tools to help their customers better manage their businesses. These tools include data integration software, mining tools, dashboard applications, online analytical processing options, and more.
Pentaho has two product categories: There is the standard enterprise version. This is the product that comes directly from Pentaho itself with all of the benefits, features, and programs that come along with a paid application such us analysis services, dashboard design, and interactive reporting.
The alternative is an open source version, which the public is permitted to add to and tweak the product. This solution has its advantages, aside from the fact that it is free, in that there are many more people working on the project to improve its quality and breadth of functionality.
QlikView is a Business Intelligence tool that allows you to keep tabs on all of your business-related information in a clean, clear, and easy to access database that is intuitive to build and simple to navigate. It is ideal for business owners who wish to improve overall output by creating the most productive system possible.
Pentaho Business Analytics is ranked 8th in Reporting Tools with 1 review while QlikView is ranked 7th in Reporting Tools with 7 reviews. Pentaho Business Analytics is rated 9.0, while QlikView is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Pentaho Business Analytics writes "Pentaho is best fit for small and medium enterprises where the quantity of data and the workload are not critical". On the other hand, the top reviewer of QlikView writes "Provides good functionality and a range of reporting to customers". Pentaho Business Analytics is most compared with Knowage, Microsoft BI, Tableau, Alteryx and Anaconda, whereas QlikView is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI, Alteryx, Splunk and Google Data Studio.
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