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Christopher Darling
Real User
Business Intelligence Data Architect at a construction company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 03 2016

What is most valuable?

The ability to provide drill down functionality quickly and easily into large data sets. Anyone working with a large amount of data in Microsoft... more»

How has it helped my organization?

My company was recently bought out by a competitor, now forming one group. The organisations are on different versions of a particular ERP... more»

What needs improvement?

Some improvement to the user interface (for the developers). It could certainly use a re-vamp. The existing tab structure can be confusing... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

QlikView was this company’s first foray into making use of an external business intelligence tool.

What other advice do I have?

I would suggest having someone in-house doing the development of your models for you, be it dedicated to that role or in addition to another... more»
Roy Yung
Real User
Data Architect at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 12 2016

What is most valuable?

QlikView’s associative model is a fantastic design that enabled the Green/White/Grey feature. This feature greatly... more»

How has it helped my organization?

My experience using QlikView was in a F&B chain store with outlets around the world. In such a F&B chain store,... more»

What needs improvement?

By comparing with the latest data discovery tools like Tableau, Qlik Sense and Sisense, the layout and colors are not... more»

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

My advice is to start small with the named license scheme as the price is much cheaper and it will be much easier to... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have previous experience with IBM Cognos. It was a very comprehensive solution that can be used for pixel-perfect... more»

What other advice do I have?

People who have interest on QlikView should also take a look on Qlik’s another product Qlik Sense. They have similar... more»
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Vyacheslav Koval
Real User
Board of Management with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 29 2017

What is most valuable?

Its ability to build, very quickly, very complicated models. In our case, we use for this modeling for the calculation of cost allocation and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped us to implement the accounting management system and provide a very comprehensive solution for this. Also, I already mentioned... more»

What needs improvement?

I would say it's not negative, but it's an issue because we also use other tools, like SAP BusinessObjects, for a long period of time, which is... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Because the majority of BI tools are focusing on processing a significant mass of data, we were looking for a more analytical tool with the... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this product. We have a lot of reference meetings because we were the first bank in the country to implement it, this... more»
Analyst3184
Real User
Enterprise Architecture & Business Analyst - Analytics at a paper AND forest products with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 03 2018

What is most valuable?

The in-memory feature gives us better insight. It's also easy to drill down into the information and select information. Of course, it has the typical functionalities. For example,... more»

What needs improvement?

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 that combines... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We were using a different solution and we still use a part of that solution, SAP. SAP Business Warehouse and SAP BusinessObjects. We faced a lot of problems in the migration... more»

What other advice do I have?

I rate QlikView at eight out of 10. Compared with the SAP portfolio, in terms of administration, I think it lacks features. My advice, today, is you must look at the others, like... more»
Guillermo (Bill) Cabiro
Consultant
Director of Development at Strat-Wise Consulting
May 21 2018

What do you think of QlikView?

I use both Tableau and QlikView. Although very different, I really like both solutions. They belong to the new BI generation known as Interactive Visual Analytics. In my opinion, QlikView has a more intuitive interface for regular users or executives that are not technical experts but the development side is a little more complex. Up to version 12 QlikView did not provide drag & drop features. 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 Qlikview's scripting has somewhat of a learning curve. On the positive side, QlikView's scripting is a great asset as it functions as an ETL allowing the integration of hundreds of different data sources into the same visual app. Another feature...
Shabaz Shaikh
Real User
Software Developer at a construction company with 10,001+ employees
Feb 01 2017

What is most valuable?

Extraction from almost all data sources provides a lot of value to me. Ease of operation, data modelling and creating dashboards with simple... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We managed to implement applications combining CRM (Customer Relationship Management) data and sales data from two completely different data... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see JavaScript or jQuery features added to it. Dynamic changes with respect to page scrolling, responsiveness and actions... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I did not use a different solution before Tableau. This is the first tool I have used for BI.

What other advice do I have?

Deployment and configuration of this tool is very simple. The tutorials that come with the installation of the product are very helpful with... 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... 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... 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... 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.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

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»
it_user422718
Consultant
Business Intelligence Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Integration capabilities * Speed * Amount of data that can be accessed within in a few clicks Working in the IT environment gets challenging especially when you have multiple... more»

How has it helped my organization?

QlikView has made it possible to look at large data volumes without having the drawback of strain on the database and waiting long periods for data discovery. QlikView has also... more»

What needs improvement?

This is really an awesome product, but there is room for improvement regarding the visual aspect (this has been sorted out in their new product – Qlik Sense). Some features are a... more»

What other advice do I have?

Determine what you require and get the tool that suits your need the best. Compare products and if you decide to go with Qlik, I personally prefer Qlik Sense. Again, this depends... more»
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What is QlikView?

QlikView is a Business Intelligence tool that allows you to keep tabs on all of your business-related information in a clean, clear, and easy to access database that is intuitive to build and simple to navigate. It is ideal for business owners who wish to improve overall output by creating the most productive system possible.

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Canon, Gatorade, Amcor, Panasonic, Fila, Cambridge University Hospitals, Global Retail Bank, North Yorkshire Police department, Lanoo Group Publishers, and AonGroep Nederland.

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