QlikView vs. Sisense

QlikView is ranked 3rd in Business Intelligence Tools with 22 reviews vs Sisense which is ranked 14th in Business Intelligence Tools with 8 reviews. The top reviewer of QlikView writes "Enables us to build complex models very quickly and helps with data visualization". The top reviewer of Sisense writes "A very simple setup: Easy to download, install, and updates are pain free". QlikView is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau and Oracle OBIEE. Sisense is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI and Qlik Sense. See our QlikView vs. Sisense report.
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Pros
On the positive side, QlikView's scripting is a great asset as it functions as an ETL.It's pretty easy to deploy.The initial setup is not very complex.You can do a lot of things on the back end which are not possible in the other solutions on the market.I had the option to prepare data myself instead of always having to depend on the data team.Scripting as per a customer's need, which is a pretty cool feature and not available in other tools.The in-memory feature gives us better insight. It's also easy to drill down into the information and select information.Associative model - no more cubes.

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I have found the dashboard creating feature helpful.It has allowed me to move my data to the cloud.​Allows users to build their own solutions without as much reliance on technology staff.Ability to work with very large data sources without the limitations of Excel.The dashboard design interface is very intuitive and allows you to quickly and easily produce professional, innovative dashboards.No issues with stability. It is a very stable solution.A very simple setup: Easy to download, install, and updates are pain free.Support is very responsive and clearly one of the strengths of Sisense. I have always received a fast response and the staff is very helpful.

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If a user wanted to see something not included in the application the new object had to be created by a power user or developer because Qlik view's scripting has somewhat of a learning curve.I would want them to have more options as a user. It would be nice for them to create their own dashboards and add fields.The pricing is high.It needs work with visualization.Needs improvement with UI transparency.More/newer visualisation components need to be added.Installation and deployment could be made easier and quicker.For me, it is important to have a mix, what is the "view" and what is the "sense", Qlik Sense. They have two tools, but for me it is important to have only one tool, which combines the functions that we have from one side and the other side.

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They should improve the filters to create downloaded data by moving them to the top of the dashboard.I would like to see more development and growth for the support of Knowledge Base and Community forums.I would love to have more customization capabilities for building dashboards, especially in creating custom widget sizes.I would also like to be able to run a bursts of reports based on different field values with PDF output right in the tool, rather than filtering on each field value and generating each PDF manually.The initial version we purchased only ran on Windows servers, which was less than ideal for our DevOps team. I believe that has been remedied in the latest release.The administrative side of Sisense is a little cumbersome and confusing.Larger datasets will sometimes give a "Accumulated logs" error when trying to make minor changes. T

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It is not very expensive. I think it it is on par with other similar products on the market.The pricing is too high compared to the other solutions on the market.Qlik is fairly high in terms of pricing.QlikView pricing and licensing is on the high side for a small sized company, but it's competitive among its peers.Pricing is a bit too high and I think licenses should be unlimited.

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Overview

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.

Sisense is an end-to-end business analytics software that enables users to easily prepare and analyze large, complex datasets. Sisense’s Single-Stack BI software includes data preparation, data management, analysis, visualization and reporting capabilities.

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Sample Customers
Canon, Gatorade, Amcor, Panasonic, Fila, Cambridge University Hospitals, Global Retail Bank, North Yorkshire Police department, Lanoo Group Publishers, and AonGroep Nederland.Ebay, WIX, Wave Accounting, ESPN.com, Magellan Luxury Hotel, Paylogic, Sony, Merck, EDA, One Hour Translation, NASA, Plastic Jungle, Philips, Yahoo
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm19%
Manufacturing Company11%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
Insurance Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm20%
Manufacturing Company8%
Media Company6%
Transportation Company6%
REVIEWERS
Marketing Services Firm11%
Manufacturing Company11%
Retailer11%
Recruiting/Hr Firm11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm12%
Marketing Services Firm12%
Manufacturing Company7%
Software R&D Company7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise43%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise55%
REVIEWERS
Small Business61%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise25%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise45%
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