Tableau Competitors and Alternatives

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Rebecca Jackson
Real User
Strategy and Performance Analytics Director at a government
Apr 23 2018

What is most valuable?

From our perspective, what was very valuable is the ability to customize. We didn't see a solution out there that really matched exactly what... more»

How has it helped my organization?

For us, the city of Fayetteville has very disparate data sources on different RMS systems, so the benefit for us was to be able to reach out... more»

What needs improvement?

The one thing that I think we would like to see in terms of improvement of the application is the ability to print. It's fantastic to have all... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

Excel. We switched because of the need to have accurate and consistent data that was secured. Once it's been approved in BOARD, it's stable,... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would rate BOARD as an eight out of 10. The things that really could be improved would be a couple of things. I think the print issue is big,... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Junior SAP Consultant at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 31 2017

What is most valuable?

I like the integration, so it's easy to integrate different data sources. Then you can play with the data in the first screen that basically turns it into a table. I like that,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

To be honest, the way I function, I'm not sure it has improved the organization. I work for an SAP third-party vendor, so I got my Lumira license through my company. Basically, we... more»

What needs improvement?

An area of improvement, for sure, is the flexibility of the visualization. Often, my clients want us to see the data in a very specific way, maybe with their color palettes or... more»

What other advice do I have?

My rating is because I see the potential that it has for the business user. I don't think it's quite at the point where it's flexible enough to be a stand-alone data visualization... more»
Gill Staniland
Real User
Data Strategist at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

This version of Cognos combines a new modern interface and intent-driven data discovery, with the scalable, governed... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Cognos Analytics allows our business the freedom of movement and self-sufficiency we require, while keeping the IT team... more»

What needs improvement?

As there are new releases every 3 months or so, enhancements to the new dashboards are regular being released. It would... more»

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

The initial set-up price is higher than comparative tools, due to the base server component, but can be more... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We switched from ‘desktop data discovery’ tools to a more stable, scalable, enterprise ready solution, to allow for... more»

What other advice do I have?

Cognos Analytics allows for many ‘styles’ of deployment, and can be done simply ‘out-of-the-box’. To get the most from... 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... 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... 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... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

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

What other advice do I have?

* Tibco brought Jaspersoft recently which offers far better options for embedding/pixel perfect, however they are still... 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... 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... 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.

Which solutions did we use previously?

Prior to Qlik, our data modelling and reporting process consisted of SQL -> MS Access -> MS Excel -> MS PowerPoint; when requests or... more»

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