SAS Visual Analytics vs. Yellowfin

SAS Visual Analytics is ranked 16th in Business Intelligence Tools with 3 reviews vs Yellowfin which is ranked 28th in Business Intelligence Tools with 1 review. The top reviewer of SAS Visual Analytics writes "the best tool for insightful and analytical dashboard development and reporting". The top reviewer of Yellowfin writes "It is a central source of up-to-date data and information, but needs more charting capabilities". SAS Visual Analytics is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI and QlikView. Yellowfin is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI and ELK Kibana.
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Pros
Quick deployment to dashboards and analytics features (using SAS Visual Statistics and Enterprise Guide). Easy to create a simple forecast and discover business insights using segmentation tools.Simplifies report designs and quickly displays tables and graphs.The speed to display charts and react to users' choices is great.The alert generation feature also helps in sending out ad hoc messages to the business users if business thresholds have been crossed.

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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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Better connectivity with other data origins, better visualization, and the ability to create KPIs directly would all help.There are scalability issues. It depends on the data volume and number of end-users. VA requires a lot of hardware resources to move volumes of data.The charts and tables could use better sorting, primarily using other variables than the ones on the figure. If they could implement views like in the older version (previous to Viya), it would be very nice.Colours used on report objects

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

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Licensing is simple.

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16th
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31,490
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14,062
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1,028
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3,798
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1,320
Reviews
1
Followers
276
Avg. Rating
7.0
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Overview

SAS Business Intelligence package offers business owners an all-in-one tool for data analysis. It is mainly comprised of analytics software that can handle all of the statistical analysis that a company requires. Functions include mining and managing to fetching important information from a variety of sources and even adapting that information, all for the purpose of analyzing the data for future use.

The SAS Business Intelligence software allows users to handle, understand, and analyze their data in both past and present fields, as well as influence vital factors for future changes. Users can also create and publish reports based on their findings so that others in their field can share the information and input suggestions. The graphic presentation is another benefit that many businesses find useful when presenting their findings to others.

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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Sample Customers
Staples, Ausgrid, Scotiabank, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, Xcel Energy, and Triad Analytics Solutions.NCS, Universitat Konstanz, AT&T, PG&E, SingTel, InternetStores
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm20%
Transportation Company10%
Professional Training And Coaching Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm24%
University9%
Government7%
Insurance Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm13%
Manufacturing Company9%
Comms Service Provider8%
Government7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise63%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise32%
Large Enterprise39%
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