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We performed a comparison between Looker and Sisense based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Embedded BI Tools solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Looker vs. Sisense report (Updated: September 2022).
635,162 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The stability of Looker has been good since I have been using it. However, it depends on what components are being used.""From a developer's perspective, the way the functionality's being handled is great."

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"The best part about this solution is how easy it is to mash up the data from many sources. Sisense is fast compared to other solutions.""This solution is easy to learn how to use."

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Cons
"It needs to be more user-friendly."

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"This solution does not have tabs. In order to have tabs, you have to download an add-on to mimic the tabs. They should be integrated to improve the solution.""I would like Sisense to improve its performance, particularly when we are dealing with large-scale data."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Looker is expensive and could be made better by reducing it."
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  • "This solution is more expensive than Tableau, Qlik and Dundas. It is an expensive tool. They charge $75,000 while Tableau is $45,000."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:From a developer's perspective, the way the functionality's being handled is great.
    Top Answer:I don't know their subscription fees. I am not really aware of where they stand in terms of pricing. However, it's my understanding that Tableau is more expensive. The pricing for Power BI and Tableau… more »
    Top Answer:They need to work more on interactivity in order to help users interact with the tool itself. It needs to be more user-friendly. People should be able to access the tool in a much easier way when they… more »
    Top Answer:The best part about this solution is how easy it is to mash up the data from many sources. Sisense is fast compared to other solutions.
    Top Answer:Sisense's pricing is based on an annual subscription of approximately $35,000 USD. It is a bit more expensive when compared to other products like QlikView, Tableau, or Power BI. However, these… more »
    Top Answer:I would like Sisense to improve its performance, particularly when we are dealing with large-scale data.
    Ranking
    4th
    out of 23 in Embedded BI Tools
    Views
    3,520
    Comparisons
    2,653
    Reviews
    2
    Average Words per Review
    623
    Rating
    8.5
    5th
    out of 23 in Embedded BI Tools
    Views
    2,284
    Comparisons
    1,737
    Reviews
    2
    Average Words per Review
    361
    Rating
    8.5
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    Overview

    Looker is a data platform that brings data and business teams together by making it easy for everyone to explore and understand the data that drives business.

    Sisense is an end-to-end business analytics software that enables users to easily prepare and analyze large, complex datasets. Sisense’s Single-Stack BI software includes data preparation, data management, analysis, visualization and reporting capabilities.

    Offer
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    Sample Customers
    Yahoo!, Etsy, Kohler, Hipcamp, Hubspot, Kickstarter, Venmo, Dollar Shave Club, 600+ customer
    Ebay, WIX, Wave Accounting, ESPN.com, Magellan Luxury Hotel, Paylogic, Sony, Merck, EDA, One Hour Translation, NASA, Plastic Jungle, Philips, Yahoo
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Retailer14%
    Recruiting/Hr Firm14%
    Computer Software Company14%
    Marketing Services Firm14%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company17%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Media Company7%
    REVIEWERS
    Retailer10%
    Recruiting/Hr Firm10%
    Media Company10%
    Leisure / Travel Company10%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Healthcare Company6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise45%
    Large Enterprise27%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise69%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business63%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise24%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise61%
    Buyer's Guide
    Embedded BI Tools
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Qlik, Dundas, Looker and others in Embedded BI Tools. Updated: September 2022.
    635,162 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Looker is ranked 4th in Embedded BI Tools with 2 reviews while Sisense is ranked 5th in Embedded BI Tools with 2 reviews. Looker is rated 8.6, while Sisense is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Looker writes "Easy to set up and has good community support but requires better UI". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sisense writes "Good solution for reporting and is fast compared to other solutions". Looker is most compared with Tableau, IBM Cognos, Qlik Sense, Google Data Studio and AtScale Adaptive Analytics (A3), whereas Sisense is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau, Amazon QuickSight, Qlik Sense and Oracle OBIEE.

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