KNIME Pros and Cons

KNIME Pros

AmanKumar
Business Intelligence Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
This open-source product can compete with category leaders in ELT software.
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Vadim Shumilov
Data Analytics Consultant at Optivia
The visual workflow tools for custom and complex tasks always beat raw coding languages with the agility, speed to deliver, and ease of subsequent changes.
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SnehaaSelvakumaran
BI Solutions Developer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The product is open-source and therefore free to use.
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Hemant Addal
Senior Vice President at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
From a user-friendliness perspective, it's a great tool.
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Benedikt Schwaiger
CEO at SMH - Schwaiger Management Holding GmbH
All of the features related to the ETL are fantastic. That includes the connectors to other programs, databases, and the meta node function.
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Piotr Świątek
Test Engineer at ProData Consult
What I like the most is that it works almost out of the box with Random Forest and other Forest nodes.
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Tseesuren Batsuuri
VP, Software and IT Service at ITZone LLC
This solution is easy to use and it can be used to create any kind of model.
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Angus Lou
Head Of Business Solutions | Unmanned Shop | Automated Retail | AI | IoT | Robotic | Data Science at Smart Retail
This solution is easy to use and especially good at data preparation and wrapping.
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Vivek Rane
CEO at Alpha Analytics
It is very fast to develop solutions.
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MEHRAN MOHTADI
Teacher at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
It's a coding-less opportunity to use AI. This is the major value for me.
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KNIME Cons

AmanKumar
Business Intelligence Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The ability to handle large amounts of data and performance in processing need to be improved.
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Vadim Shumilov
Data Analytics Consultant at Optivia
I would like to see better web scraping because every time I tried, it was not up to par, although you can use Python script.
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SnehaaSelvakumaran
BI Solutions Developer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
They should look at other vendors like Alteryx that are more user friendly and modern.
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Learn what your peers think about KNIME. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2021.
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Hemant Addal
Senior Vice President at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
If they had a more structured training model it would be very helpful.
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Benedikt Schwaiger
CEO at SMH - Schwaiger Management Holding GmbH
The predefined workflows could use a bit of improvement.
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Piotr Świątek
Test Engineer at ProData Consult
The documentation is lacking and it could be better.
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Tseesuren Batsuuri
VP, Software and IT Service at ITZone LLC
KNIME needs to provide more documentation and training materials, including webinars or online seminars.
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Angus Lou
Head Of Business Solutions | Unmanned Shop | Automated Retail | AI | IoT | Robotic | Data Science at Smart Retail
It needs more examples, use cases, and MOOC to learn, especially with respect to the algorithms and how to practically create a flow from end-to-end.
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Vivek Rane
CEO at Alpha Analytics
There are a lot of tools in the product and it would help if they were grouped into classes where you can select a function, rather than a specific tool.
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MEHRAN MOHTADI
Teacher at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
There should be better documentation and the steps should be easier.
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Learn what your peers think about KNIME. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2021.
456,966 professionals have used our research since 2012.