Compare Pentaho vs. Yellowfin

Pentaho is ranked 20th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 3 reviews while Yellowfin which is ranked 30th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 1 review. Pentaho is rated 7.6, while Yellowfin is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Pentaho writes "Increases productivity and lowers costs, though should improve the construction of its dashboards". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Yellowfin writes "It is a central source of up-to-date data and information, but needs more charting capabilities". Pentaho is most compared with Knowage, Tableau and Microsoft BI, whereas Yellowfin is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI and Sisense.
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Pros
Easy to use components to create the job.I use the BI Server, CDE Dashboards, Saiku, and Kettle, because these tools are very good and highly experienced.

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It reduces time to reproduce reports, provides easy access to organisational data, and has the ability to generate a wide range of reports and analysis.It is a central source of up-to-date data and information.It is able to create information dashboards for various users' throughout.

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Logging capability is needed.Version control would be a good addition.Pentaho, at the general level, should greatly improve the easy construction of its dashboards and easy integration of information from different sources without technical user intervention.

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It needs more presentation/charting capabilities and integration with GIS.

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Free and commercial versions are available.

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Pentaho Business Analytics, Kettle
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Overview

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.

Yellowfin offers a business intelligence (BI) platform that allows users to interact with big data in a variety of ways. Yellowfin works to provide big data access to companies of all sizes, from small business to billion-dollar enterprises. It is designed for providing data quickly and allowing users to filter for specific results, maximizing gain from big data. Yellowfin has a variety of dashboards so the user can filter, drill to detail, and have data analysis in the same browser. The data can also be easily shared with others via email, wiki embed, and reports. There is a mobile app as well, which works automatically with the desktop dashboards to allow users to access their data on the go, and alerts can be set up to notify a user via email or push to a mobile device if the data is indicating a critical event taking place. Yellowfin also can map data to locations, providing not only the what of data, but also the where. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust provides its community in England with mental health and community care services. Using Yellowfin's mobile business intelligence capabilities to deliver reporting and analytics to approximately 6000 clinicians, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was able to greatly improve the quality of its patient care. Yellowfin allowed the Trust to access and share independent data from mobile devices as well as create a Balanced Scoreboard to quickly gather and report information on the company's performance to its executives, management, and directors.
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Cargo 2000 Lufthansa, Marketo, ModCloth, Cardiac Science, Telefonica, ExactTarget, Active Broadband Networks, and Brussels Airport.NCS, Universitat Konstanz, AT&T, PG&E, SingTel, InternetStores
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Software R&D Company15%
Financial Services Firm15%
Consumer Goods8%
Recruiting/Hr Firm8%
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Financial Services Firm25%
Comms Service Provider14%
Retailer12%
Non Tech Company8%
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