MicroStrategy Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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Lunik Kanungo
Real User
Assistant Vice President - BICC - Development at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 03 2018

What is most valuable?

It's the ease of use, the quick deployment from developing it and then moving it on to our servers. It's much faster than our Cognos deployment. It… more»

How has it helped my organization?

In the long run, things should be faster to deployment, to production, than they used to be before. It's the speed of getting results, based on… more»

What needs improvement?

I think they have just come out with a tool called Prep, which we just heard about today. It was something that was missing, a little data… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

The switch was driven by the end-user level. We discovered that people were actually getting the self-service tool without us really being aware of… more»

What other advice do I have?

My advice would be that you should consider Tableau. Certainly, for visualization-type projects, it would definitely be one of the products to look… more»
EricJohnson
Real User
Director, Supply Chain Services Operations at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 22 2017

What is most valuable?

QlikSense has drastically and dramatically made our analytical function more efficient. The QIX engine delivers performance speeds that are simply… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Qlik has, simply but strongly put, removed a significant amount of our time spent engineering data and given that time back to our team to analyze… more»

What needs improvement?

If Qlik can further unify its products into a single platform, there would be no stopping them!

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Build some expansion and user growth into your initial purchase.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Prior to Qlik, our data modelling and reporting process consisted of SQL -> MS Access -> MS Excel -> MS PowerPoint; when requests or report… more»
AyodeleMakun
Consultant
Qlik Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jun 23 2017

What is most valuable?

E-T-L, The Extract, Transform, and Loading capabilities of QlikView make it a highly sophisticated self-service business… more»

How has it helped my organization?

As a consultant for my organization using Qlik to design management dashboards, analysis and ad-hoc reports, I have seen… more»

What needs improvement?

The user interface and ease of use takes a bit of a learning curve to pick up. There is no drag and drop functionality at… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

QlikView pricing and licensing is on the high side for a small sized company, but it's competitive among its peers.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We did not use a solution previously.

What other advice do I have?

Invest in the memory and RAM of your PC or server you intend to use for QlikView. Ensure you have all the necessary… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
IT Project Manager with 5,001-10,000 employees
Mar 05 2018

What do you think of SAS Visual Analytics?

How has it helped my organization?

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.

What is most valuable?

Agility in dashboard creation and evaluating statistics with simple models.

What needs improvement?

Connectivity with other data origins Visualization is poor Create KPIs directly

For how long have I used the solution?

One to three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Normally it is stable, if the hardware is correct.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

There are scalability issues. It depends on the data volume and number of end-users. VA requires a lot of hardware resources…
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