Altair SmartSight vs. Dundas BI

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Altair SmartSight
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Altair SmartSight (formerly Carriots Analytics) is a cloud data analytics platform for embedded, Big Data, and IoT applications. It provides secure and rapid free-form data visualization and exploration, scalable throughout the enterprise in real time.N/A
Dundas BI
Score 8.9 out of 10
N/A
Dundas BI is a business intelligence and data visualization software that includes customizable dashboards, reporting, and visual data analytics. Dundas BI can be integrated into users’ existing business applications and its visualization and reporting tools can be customized to their needs.N/A
Pricing
Altair SmartSightDundas BI
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Altair SmartSightDundas BI
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
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Features
Altair SmartSightDundas BI
BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Altair SmartSight
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Ratings
Dundas BI
8.4
51 Ratings
3% above category average
Pixel Perfect reports00 Ratings8.443 Ratings
Customizable dashboards00 Ratings8.651 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates00 Ratings8.139 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Altair SmartSight
-
Ratings
Dundas BI
8.1
51 Ratings
0% above category average
Drill-down analysis00 Ratings7.951 Ratings
Formatting capabilities00 Ratings8.250 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages00 Ratings7.633 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration00 Ratings8.645 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
Altair SmartSight
-
Ratings
Dundas BI
7.9
49 Ratings
5% below category average
Publish to Web00 Ratings8.442 Ratings
Publish to PDF00 Ratings7.845 Ratings
Report Versioning00 Ratings7.838 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling00 Ratings8.337 Ratings
Delivery to Remote Servers00 Ratings7.23 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
Altair SmartSight
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Ratings
Dundas BI
7.8
49 Ratings
3% below category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)00 Ratings8.148 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization00 Ratings7.941 Ratings
Predictive Analytics00 Ratings7.432 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
Altair SmartSight
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Ratings
Dundas BI
8.2
49 Ratings
4% below category average
Multi-User Support (named login)00 Ratings8.648 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model00 Ratings8.045 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)00 Ratings8.246 Ratings
Single Sign-On (SSO)00 Ratings8.25 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
Altair SmartSight
-
Ratings
Dundas BI
8.2
45 Ratings
3% above category average
Responsive Design for Web Access00 Ratings8.344 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile00 Ratings8.140 Ratings
Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding
Comparison of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding features of Product A and Product B
Altair SmartSight
-
Ratings
Dundas BI
7.8
7 Ratings
1% below category average
REST API00 Ratings8.25 Ratings
Javascript API00 Ratings8.66 Ratings
iFrames00 Ratings7.05 Ratings
Themeable User Interface (UI)00 Ratings7.76 Ratings
Customizable Platform (Open Source)00 Ratings7.52 Ratings
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User Ratings
Altair SmartSightDundas BI
Likelihood to Recommend
8.4
(5 ratings)
8.3
(52 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
8.3
(5 ratings)
8.0
(6 ratings)
Support Rating
8.7
(5 ratings)
8.8
(11 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Altair SmartSightDundas BI
Likelihood to Recommend
Altair Engineering, Inc.
As per my knowledge and Altair Product experience, It is really a good product that comes with multiple features like IoT, BigData, dashboards, and other things. I personally really enjoyed using the services provided by Altair. It is well suited for the organizations who don't spend much time setting up their own platform, maintenance, and much more because Altair not only provides the platform but they will care about your products with good customer support and maintenance. I only found a bit low in the case of machine learning and AI products because I have checked different products that provide these services with good accuracy.
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Dundas Data Visualization
For all the scenarios I have so far worked on or I am currently working on, Dundas BI has proved to be more than adequate and apt to handle all of those. It is a very easy-to-use tool with quick shortcuts enabling you to prepare ad-hoc reports or dashboards in a matter of minutes.
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Pros
Altair Engineering, Inc.
  • The global navigation bar with links to the library for easy access and management within the platform.
  • Simplified task viewer where we can find the profile, performance, help, resources and a link also to manage your account.
  • System administrators can define profiles for task execution.
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Dundas Data Visualization
  • Project organization from Development to Production, you get a production and development license but I think the best way to do it is with DEV and Prod project in the Production box. Use the development box for testing updates and really crazy things. With the Dev and Prod projects on the same box, you just publish from Dev to Prod and you are done. Users only have access to the Prod projects so no one can mess up what you are working on.
  • Security - If you have a hierarchy (subsidiaries, divisions, department, teams) and you want each group to see only their data, then Security hierarchies are for you!
  • Dependent filters! What's this you ask? Here is an example of how it can be used, in your company you have departments and who works for what department is in your database. You make a dashboard that has a department filter (only show these departments), a managers filter, and employee filter. Not every manager or employee is in multiple departments usually only one. With dependent filters you can say that the manager and employee filter are dependent on what is selected in the departments filter so when you go to filter them they only show the managers or employees that are part of that department, and you can even it do so employees are not only dependent on department but on manager as well. Then it gets even better as it can be done in reverse as well so when you select a manager then go to the department it only shows the departments he works for (there are better situations where this is more useful).
  • It is scriptable! From calculate columns, null replacements, button actions, load actions, hover over events there a way to do what you want.
  • They are constantly improving and listens to your suggestions.
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Cons
Altair Engineering, Inc.
  • Integration with other systems could be better.
  • Ability to handle large amount of data.
  • Expertise services might be better.
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Dundas Data Visualization
  • Not too many cons for how we use the application. It really is easy and powerful. Very powerful.
  • Licensing is one thing that could be looked into. It is simple, but a little confusing. For example, if I get a license today, but a new release comes out tomorrow, it seems that the license doesn't work with the new release. Maybe that is by design, but it would be nice to clearly understand.
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Usability
Altair Engineering, Inc.
Very user-friendly UI and visual representation is also good for the price offered. Good tool but lacks some advanced and AI-based insights. It has an edge over other tools for the price of this tool. It has some great potential and i would consider this in my top 5 when considering tools of this domain
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Dundas Data Visualization
We are still in the implementation phase, but so far we are finding it to be easy to use and learn. The eLearning courses that they have made available for free, as well as User Forums and other training videos have made even difficult concepts easier to understand.
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Support Rating
Altair Engineering, Inc.
I only had one problem with the software, and the support system response was very quick.
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Dundas Data Visualization
We have bi-weekly calls with our Success Manager, as well as access to support as needed. Any question that I have had, multiple people have been willing and able to jump on a call to talk me through it, or send an email with the solution
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Implementation Rating
Altair Engineering, Inc.
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Dundas Data Visualization
Providing that you have the client's needs well known, creating BI content using Dundas BI is a walk in the park!
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Alternatives Considered
Altair Engineering, Inc.
Altair smart sight stacks up against all the products mentioned above because it comes with a wide variety of applications and services like Big Data, IoT services, Embedded systems, cloud-based service, data visualization, Machine learning, dashboarding, and much more. I have used the other products like Logi Composer, Tableau CRM, and PowerBI but they only handle the specific use cases. So Because of that Altair Smartsight really provide a good and wide range of solution.
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Dundas Data Visualization
Per dollar spent, it offers the widest range of features of the tools that we evaluated. It offers lots of options for how to configure your environment, though they are not always intuitive to figure out. Having an ETL layer was a must have for us, as well as the ability to host to secure HIPAA compliance. It is not a replacement for ad hoc reporting, but does a great job of creating parameterized reports and dashboards that look great.
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Return on Investment
Altair Engineering, Inc.
  • The workflow interface consists of the workflow canvas where we do our actual pipeline and workflow execution log, display information and each process.
  • You can use it to create a workflow and the available execution profiles in which to run them.
  • We currently have one session running for each workflow.
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Dundas Data Visualization
  • Coming from an SQL based standard delivery model, Dundas BI has provided a fantastic rate of ROI.
  • The preparation and delivery time has reduced from weeks to just a few hours.
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