QlikView Pros and Cons

QlikView Pros

Vyacheslav Koval
Board of Management with 501-1,000 employees
Its ability to build, very quickly, very complicated models.
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Analyst3184
Enterprise Architecture & Business Analyst - Analytics at a paper AND forest products with 1,001-5,000 employees
The in-memory feature gives us better insight. It's also easy to drill down into the information and select information.
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Guillermo (Bill) Cabiro
Director of Development at Strat-Wise Consulting
On the positive side, QlikView's scripting is a great asset as it functions as an ETL.
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reviewer1185771
User at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
This is a very cool application with endless options of creativity and visuals.
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reviewer436578
User
This solution has simplified getting to and understanding our data, no matter where it is housed.
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KamalNaithani
Technical Lead at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The initial setup is not very complex.
You can do a lot of things on the back end which are not possible in the other solutions on the market.
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Alexis Hadjisoteriou
Partner with 51-200 employees
Associative model - no more cubes.
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assistan867504
Assistant Manager at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Scripting as per a customer's need, which is a pretty cool feature and not available in other tools.
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ManFin32102
Manager, Financial Systems Deployment, EPSI at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It's pretty easy to deploy.
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Archana Jha
Assistant Manager at a consultancy with 5,001-10,000 employees
I had the option to prepare data myself instead of always having to depend on the data team.
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QlikView Cons

Vyacheslav Koval
Board of Management with 501-1,000 employees
Improvement in collaboration, between that and publishing of reports and publishing of models.
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Analyst3184
Enterprise Architecture & Business Analyst - Analytics at a paper AND forest products with 1,001-5,000 employees
For me, it is important to have a mix, what is the "view" and what is the "sense", Qlik Sense. They have two tools, but for me it is important to have only one tool, which combines the functions that we have from one side and the other side.
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Guillermo (Bill) Cabiro
Director of Development at Strat-Wise Consulting
If a user wanted to see something not included in the application the new object had to be created by a power user or developer because Qlik view's scripting has somewhat of a learning curve.
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reviewer1185771
User at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
I really wish the application was easier to use in the development phase.
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reviewer436578
User
This solution would be improved with the inclusion of a feature that would allow us to add a common library of (our) commands used in load scripts and expressions, so with a keyword, we would get a drop down to select the command we are looking for, as opposed to the generic help.
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KamalNaithani
Technical Lead at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The pricing is high.
It needs work with visualization.
Needs improvement with UI transparency.
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Alexis Hadjisoteriou
Partner with 51-200 employees
Although Qliktech's road map clearly states that QlikView has a long way to go, most of the R&D effort seems to be benefiting Qlik Sense.
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assistan867504
Assistant Manager at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Installation and deployment could be made easier and quicker.
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ManFin32102
Manager, Financial Systems Deployment, EPSI at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I would want them to have more options as a user. It would be nice for them to create their own dashboards and add fields.
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Archana Jha
Assistant Manager at a consultancy with 5,001-10,000 employees
More/newer visualisation components need to be added.
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