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Pros
"It helped the managers to visualize the data activities.""The most valuable feature of Amazon QuickSight is its connectivity with other Amazon services.""The solution is simple to implement.""The query and dashboard capabilities are entirely good.""Amazon QuickSight can provide insights from the available data. It supports various rule types. We get the options of machine learning and insights, which are not available in other intelligence tools. It is easier to use, more stable, and cheaper than other solutions.""The solution is very quick to turn around and integrate.""The solution's most valuable feature is its flexibility to visualize certain logs.""Easily able to connect with our other services and easy to manage."

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"This solution has simplified getting to and understanding our data, no matter where it is housed.""You can switch views easily.""It's pretty easy to deploy.""The solution is fast.""It is a stable product.""Our Qlikview applications help us to get a good idea of our Client Base Performance and assist us in the decision making for Seasonal Specials. On the other hand QlikView helps us to get a grasp on our Suppliers and helps us to negotiate pricing with them.""We can scale it if we need to.""One of the good thing is that you can integrate different data source technologies. So you can model your environment without having any of our views running."

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Cons
"I would like to see a feature that allows us to save a draft version before making it public and publishing it.""It can be made more user-friendly as some users might find this solution hard to implement. Qlik Sense, for example, is very user-friendly.""They could provide more options for graphics and other features.""The product has some storage and SPICE data issues.""There should be better connectors for different data sets.""The product is quite expensive because the price is too close to QlikView's prices but it does not ring as well as QlikView.""Amazon QuickSight's visualization could be improved.""There is room for improvement in terms of the number of visualizations and dashboards that are available."

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"They should offer the capability to directly access data from SaaS environments, as it would simplify the migration process, and while it may seem like a minor enhancement, it would be beneficial to our clients.""Sometimes, dealing with complex reports requires more effort, which could be really improved.""I would like to see more advanced features from Qlik Sense integrated into QlikView to keep it competitive and up-to-date.""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.""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.""The user interface is old.""The user interface and ease of use takes a bit of a learning curve to pick up.""Sometimes the filters are disappearing, and I'm not sure why this is happening."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "I wouldn't say that it is an expensive product, but to stay competitive they would need to bring down the prices."
  • "It is simpler and cheaper than other solutions."
  • "Amazon QuickSight you subscribe and you use the service."
  • "The standard edition is free to use for exploration purposes while the enterprise edition needs to be paid for. The pricing for this solution is very reasonable."
  • "The Amazon QuickSight licensing model my company's on is pay-as-you-go, but I wouldn't be able to give the figures because that's handled by the finance department."
  • "I'm using a paid version of Amazon QuickSight, paying about $22 monthly. As I have yet to learn about the pricing for other tools, such as Power BI, I won't be able to compare."
  • "The pricing is cost-effective with a good plan."
  • "A highly affordable cost structure with fixed membership and timeframe basis options."
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  • "Pricing is a bit too high and I think licenses should be unlimited."
  • "QlikView pricing and licensing is on the high side for a small sized company, but it's competitive among its peers."
  • "Qlik is fairly high in terms of pricing."
  • "The pricing is too high compared to the other solutions on the market."
  • "It is not very expensive. I think it it is on par with other similar products on the market."
  • "The setup costs for QlikView are fair as are the yearly maintenance fees. The licensing becomes a bit more expensive and requires some planning for onboarding."
  • "It has an annual license. It is expensive as compared to other competitive tools that do more for less. In South African rands, we pay about 100,000 to 200,000 a year."
  • "On a scale of one to ten, where one being low price and ten being high price, I rate pricing a four."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The integration is very seamless. We stored our result CSV files in S3 and connected directly from there.
    Top Answer:My company had a corporate discount and other arrangements, so I'm not familiar with the standard pricing.
    Top Answer:Compared to Power BI, I felt QuickSight lacks some features, like delayed drill-downs. Drill-downs were the main area where we found QuickSight lacking. Especially for root cause analysis, the ability… more »
    Top Answer:If you correctly use the product for your use cases, it provides value for money.
    Top Answer:My firm got the product at a cheap price, but in general, I believe that the product is a bit costly.
    Top Answer:Many of the features in Qlik Sense need to be available and reintroduced in QlikView. I believe many of the features have been added to QlikView after the layout containers were introduced. QlikView… more »
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    Overview

    Amazon QuickSight is a fast, cloud-powered business analytics service that makes it easy to build visualizations, perform ad-hoc analysis, and quickly get business insights from your data. Using our cloud-based service you can easily connect to your data, perform advanced analysis, and create stunning visualizations and rich dashboards that can be accessed from any browser or mobile device.

    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.

    Sample Customers
    MLB Advanced Media, Infor, HotelBeds, Gemini, Jivochat, Edmunds.com
    Canon, Gatorade, Amcor, Panasonic, Fila, Cambridge University Hospitals, Global Retail Bank, North Yorkshire Police department, Lanoo Group Publishers, and AonGroep Nederland.
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company40%
    Financial Services Firm20%
    University7%
    Educational Organization7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company16%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Government6%
    REVIEWERS
    Manufacturing Company16%
    Financial Services Firm16%
    Consumer Goods Company6%
    Retailer6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Financial Services Firm16%
    Computer Software Company12%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Insurance Company6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise30%
    Large Enterprise57%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise64%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business39%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise41%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise71%
    Buyer's Guide
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    Amazon QuickSight is ranked 4th in BI (Business Intelligence) Tools with 24 reviews while QlikView is ranked 5th in Reporting with 158 reviews. Amazon QuickSight is rated 6.8, while QlikView is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Amazon QuickSight writes "Useful for developing dashboards for various lines of business". On the other hand, the top reviewer of QlikView writes "Useful for data visualization and business intelligence". Amazon QuickSight is most compared with Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, Looker, Google Data Studio and Databricks, whereas QlikView is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server, TIBCO Spotfire and IBM Cognos.

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