Domo Pros and Cons

Domo Pros

Fredrik Schauman
Managing Director at TokenMarket Capital
The fact that you can add any data source is valuable. The entire data handling suite they have, all the apps, etc., is pretty amazing. One of the key things, not being a techie or a data-warehouse guy, is that you can connect data sources, and do all kinds of pretty amazing things.
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Alex Perez
Business Intelligence at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The best thing is that the data storage is pretty much free. I can store as much data as I want, from different sources.
The ETL tools they have in Redshift are pretty awesome... I can work in Redshift to get the data from AWS and work in Redshift, in Domo, to create Transforms and the data structure we need...
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Kim Galan
Manager - Talent Acquisition Analytics at a wholesaler/distributor
What makes me really fond of Domo is the ETL because it enables us to maximize a single platform for pulling reports and automating things. We can send the raw data from a third-party platform and do the rest of the ETL in Domo, including transforming data, adding columns, etc.
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Irade Kashgary
Project Manager at a marketing services firm with 51-200 employees
The ability to create custom connectors was useful because you never know, with customers, what platform they want to utilize or what data they have. It gave us a lot of flexibility in being able to bring data in from different places.
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Rohit Chavan
Software Developer at CapitalVia Global Research LTD
We've worked with all the features of Domo. Among the most important are Pivot and Sumo Cards. We can use drill-down from the top-most level with a click, generating charts.
The user interface is quite good.
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Alfredo Vidal Davalos Mora
Freelance DBA
Domo has a lot of connections using APIs where you can use data from different databases, such as NoSQLs, SQL databases, and other connections. These connections exist to obtain data and transform whatever that you want.
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Girish Kumar Dandamudi
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
I mostly see it as an ETL which has many system connectors. It does a good job of ETL.
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Menachem Hoffman
Business Intelligence Manager at a retailer with 51-200 employees
Using the "cards" which function as preconfigured reports or views. I use many of them simultaneously on an organized page, with filters that allow me to see high-level information as well as subsets across the dataset, in a few clicks. Many Excel-challenged users love to use this product for its simplicity.
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Kevin Bennett
Application Engineer at a software R&D company with 1,001-5,000 employees
This solution allows us to change our performance metrics and tracks our goals in real-time.
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Domo Cons

Fredrik Schauman
Managing Director at TokenMarket Capital
Their organization or client service didn't always keep up... They took on more and more clients and the processes slowed down a little bit.
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Alex Perez
Business Intelligence at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
They could use more charts. They have had a very limited number of charts we can use. I believe, now, there are somewhere around 30 of them, but they could definitely use some more options.
I would also like to see improvements to their drag and drop Magic ETL tool. You can drag and drop your ETL tool, but it doesn't really work for a large amount of data. It struggles with that. In a real-world application, where you're working with 30 million rows or 100 million rows, it takes a bit longer to process the data. If you do it in the Redshift ETL tool, using your own code, it's much faster.
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Kim Galan
Manager - Talent Acquisition Analytics at a wholesaler/distributor
In terms of the analytics, there is quite a limited set of options when using Domo. Whereas with Tableau we can perform heavy statistical computations, Domo doesn't have that capability. Domo is quite limited on that side.
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Irade Kashgary
Project Manager at a marketing services firm with 51-200 employees
It is very difficult too, if we do have specific requests or errors that we can't get figure out - especially when it comes to the development platform, developing custom connectors or doing any kind of API work, custom cards - in that there's a lag in the response time.
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Rohit Chavan
Software Developer at CapitalVia Global Research LTD
It's quite slow. We are using about 2,000,000 rows of data. Creating certain reports takes almost a couple of minutes, which should not be the case.
I would like to publish a dashboard for the employees so that they can also see the performance of our organization. But that is not a feature in Domo, although it's something that Zoho provided.
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Alfredo Vidal Davalos Mora
Freelance DBA
If your ETL runs more than 24 hours, it always fails because we are logging a lot of historical data, and there is a restriction on the amount of data (in rows) that you can run. The technical support has not found a solution for this yet.
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Girish Kumar Dandamudi
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Their STK is not up to date and you can't access it on their website. They have a private STK to access resources in Domo.
I would like to be able to drill down more when there is a particular area where there is a problem. I don't clearly see that in Domo at the moment.
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Menachem Hoffman
Business Intelligence Manager at a retailer with 51-200 employees
The preconfigured apps need to be more relevant to allow one, out of the box, to load data in order to use pre-set reports/views.
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Kevin Bennett
Application Engineer at a software R&D company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I would like to see more dashboard creation options.
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