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Find out what your peers are saying about QlikView vs. XLCubed and other solutions. Updated: July 2021.
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Pros
"This is a very cool application with endless options of creativity and visuals.""The language support is very good.""Our Qlikview applications help us to get a good idea of our Client Base Performance and assist us in the decision making for Seasonal Specials. On the other hand QlikView helps us to get a grasp on our Suppliers and helps us to negotiate pricing with them.""The user interface and dashboards are very good.""Easy to analyze data by click-through.""On the positive side, QlikView's scripting is a great asset as it functions as an ETL."

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"Great capability, performance, flexibility, visuals, and the solution is also very cost effective.""I am looking forward to testing their full graphics that are available, as they looked very interesting in the demo."

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Cons
"I really wish the application was easier to use in the development phase.""There is no automation or drag and drop functionality.""It would be nice if QlikView could be plugged in into the company's website or an online portal such as QlikSense is capable of. There are ways around but it takes enormous time to develop.""The solution is quite costly.""The user interface is old.""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."

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"Would like the ability to be able to benchmark.""There should be a better or an easier way to establish that connection to external sources."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"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."

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"14,000 Pounds per year for licensing.""I am still using the two-week trial, but at first sight, the price is reasonable."

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Comparison Review
Guillermo (Bill) Cabiro
I do use both Tableau and QlikView. Although very different, I really like both solutions. They belong to the new BI generation known as Interactive Visual Analytics. In my opinion, QlikView has a more intuitive interface for regular users or executives that are not technical experts but the development side is a little more complex. Up to version 12 QlikView did not provide drag & drop features. 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 Qlikview's scripting has somewhat of a learning curve. On the positive side, QlikView's scripting is a great asset as it functions as an ETL allowing the integration of hundreds of different data sources into the same visual app. Another feature that’s extremely useful is Qlik’s proprietary Associative Model that allows the users to visualize data relationships that exist as well as those that do not. Tableau on the other hand is a lot easier to use for developers, analysts or power users who need to connect, manipulate and visualize data rather quickly. While this makes Tableau a better fit for the more analytical crowd, it may not be as appealing or intuitive to the regular or casual business users as QlikView is. Tableau has full pivot, drag & drop and drill down capabilities that are great for developers or power users. They can rotate measures and dimensions and graph them instantly using visualization best practices as suggested by… Read more »
Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Easy to analyze data by click-through.
Top Answer: The user interface of QlikView is old. The provider built a new tool called Qlik Sense. So Qlik Sense is basically the offspring of QlikView. Somehow both are still supported and they've developed new… more »
Top Answer: I am looking forward to testing their full graphics that are available, as they looked very interesting in the demo.
Top Answer: I am still using the two-week trial, but at first sight, the price is reasonable.
Top Answer: The connection, definitely, is an area that could be improved. There should be a better or an easier way to establish that connection to external sources. In the next release, it should be a simpler… more »
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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.

XLCubed is an add-in tool for Microsoft Excel that allows you to point to analysis and services cubes or any other relational databases so that you can create ad-hoc analysis, reporting and even dashboards that can be published to the web with a single click. Once you put items on the web, the environments are the same, which is really cool because the user interactivity and use of the report on the web and in Microsoft Excel is the same.

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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.
Marshalls Ltd, BP Exploration and Production, Thorntons, Ted Baker, Bristol-Myers, Rank Group, ING Bank Genve, Cargill Value Investment, Chloride Power, Auchan, Erste, UEFA, Novartis, Porsche Informatik, Raiffeisen Bank International
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm17%
Manufacturing Company13%
Insurance Company5%
Consumer Goods Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm8%
Manufacturing Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm10%
Manufacturing Company7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise43%
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Find out what your peers are saying about QlikView vs. XLCubed and other solutions. Updated: July 2021.
523,372 professionals have used our research since 2012.

QlikView is ranked 7th in Reporting Tools with 6 reviews while XLCubed is ranked 15th in Reporting Tools with 2 reviews. QlikView is rated 8.2, while XLCubed is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of QlikView writes "Provides good functionality and a range of reporting to customers". On the other hand, the top reviewer of XLCubed writes "Cost effective with great capability, performance, flexibility and visuals". QlikView is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI, Alteryx, Splunk and Google Data Studio, whereas XLCubed is most compared with Microsoft BI and Tableau. See our QlikView vs. XLCubed report.

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