QlikView Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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Jay Bockstoce
Real User
Cognos BI Developer at a construction company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 08 2017

What is most valuable?

* Ability to produce reporting solutions which are accessible on other devices (iPads, iPhones and Android). * Ability to… more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Active Reports: More detailed data is available to sales reps and management. The reports are configured for the… more»

What needs improvement?

When bursting a low volume report using a burst key, I would like the ability to copy myself on the reports. The Carbon… more»

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

The standard user licensing is straightforward. It seems like they are expanding these licenses now to cover more of the… more»

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

I am not aware of any previous solutions.

What other advice do I have?

Cognos provides a multitude of reporting options and I love working with it. I would recommend it as a reporting… more»
Anonymous User
Consultant
Senior BI Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 27 2017

What is most valuable?

It is very easy for non-IT personnel to create (grid) reports. And once the report is created, the user can switch rows… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It did not really change the way the organization works. But it has improved our budgeting process. It also gives us a… more»

What needs improvement?

It has two versions: web and desktop. Some changes can be done with the web tools and some can be done with the desktop… more»

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

I am not in charge of licensing. They made a change in the licensing module some time ago and we can now use all the… more»

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

I am an external consultant and I know the Microsoft BI suite. I also worked a bit with QlikView. The company that uses… more»

What other advice do I have?

If you use MicroStrategy on top of a data warehouse, put all the code translation in a snowflake schema. The reason is… more»
John Laws
Real User
Manager Data Services at a logistics company with 201-500 employees
May 08 2017

What is most valuable?

ETL process is excellent as well as the admin tools to set it up. Creation of the meta-data layer has been well thought… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Prior to using Birst, Apex did not have BI readily available to the customers. Now we have three tool sets, each matching… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see stronger in-built permissions capabilities. Everything we need to do can be done and passed to the… more»

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

Birst is a reasonably priced tool with a wide array of capabilities. Make sure you understand the depth and breadth of the… more»

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

We did not previously use a different solution. This is the first venture into BI for Apex. In the past, the customers… more»

What other advice do I have?

Fantastic user community. We use it daily for advice or to offer advice. Birst employees regularly add information, tips… more»
BIDeveloper124
Real User
BI Developer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Good data transformation tools. * Excellent connectivity to different data sources. * Good forecasting and statistical… more»

How has it helped my organization?

* It has enabled staff to easily create reports/dashboards without having to involve a developer in most cases. * It has… more»

What needs improvement?

* Spotfire is poor at pixel perfect embedding in a website. * It can be difficult to remove the Spotfire branding for… more»

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

Tibco is an expensive product and although we purchased it initially for a small user group, as usage grew licencing costs… more»

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

We used Oracle Portal. We switched as the technology was becoming dated and our analysts wanted something they could use… more»

What other advice do I have?

* Tibco brought Jaspersoft recently which offers far better options for embedding/pixel perfect, however they are still in… more»
Carlos Artieda
Real User
Manager Of Financial Planning And Analysis at a healthcare company with 51-200 employees
Apr 17 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of BOARD is that it is comprised of a full bundle package solution, while being a BI and CPM tool. Meanwhile, some of its… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The benefits of the solution are a lot of flexibility from a data modeling standpoint. The product can add specific line items into our budget, for… more»

What needs improvement?

One thing that I personally would like to see is additional visualization tools for visuals. A lot of its competitors are releasing different… more»

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

We were using a different solution and needed to increase automation, and we needed to stray away from Excel spreadsheets and the combination of… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would say the best is yet to come. Based on all the new, upcoming releases, features, and eLearning. If you are looking to make a decision, you… more»
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