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Alteryx Analytics

Top Rated
111 Ratings

Alteryx Analytics

Top Rated
111 Ratings
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Score 8.7 out of 101

Amazon QuickSight

15 Ratings
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Score 6 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Alteryx Analytics

Well suited: if an organization already has a lot of running ETLs or pipelines but need to systemize them, Alteryx is a good choice. It would be good to figure out how well Alteryx would be harmonized with the existing components, but in a general sense, it may be well harmonized. Less appropriate: Alteryx is good for "automation", but some data developers and analysts may prefer to remain and keep using SQL tools. One should be careful of not just adding "one more layer or tool" into the existing pipeline and make it more complicated to manage.
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Amazon QuickSight

Amazon QuickSight is well suited in any organization that is making business decisions based on performance data whether it be Marketing, Sales, Call Center, etc. It is a great tool especially for mature organizations that have a lot of data to work with. Amazon QuickSight may be not as well suited for newer organizations that are just beginning to drive data/performance metrics. The data available becomes more and more valuable to more that you have.
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Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Alteryx Analytics
7.6
Amazon QuickSight
7.4
Pixel Perfect reports
Alteryx Analytics
8.0
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Customizable dashboards
Alteryx Analytics
5.8
Amazon QuickSight
6.3
Report Formatting Templates
Alteryx Analytics
9.0
Amazon QuickSight
5.8

Ad-hoc Reporting

Alteryx Analytics
8.5
Amazon QuickSight
6.5
Drill-down analysis
Alteryx Analytics
8.1
Amazon QuickSight
7.2
Formatting capabilities
Alteryx Analytics
8.2
Amazon QuickSight
6.2
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Alteryx Analytics
9.6
Amazon QuickSight
Report sharing and collaboration
Alteryx Analytics
7.9
Amazon QuickSight
6.3

Report Output and Scheduling

Alteryx Analytics
8.6
Amazon QuickSight
5.5
Publish to Web
Alteryx Analytics
8.0
Amazon QuickSight
Publish to PDF
Alteryx Analytics
8.6
Amazon QuickSight
Report Versioning
Alteryx Analytics
9.0
Amazon QuickSight
8.0
Report Delivery Scheduling
Alteryx Analytics
8.9
Amazon QuickSight
3.0

Data Discovery and Visualization

Alteryx Analytics
8.1
Amazon QuickSight
7.9
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Alteryx Analytics
8.0
Amazon QuickSight
5.8
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Alteryx Analytics
7.7
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Predictive Analytics
Alteryx Analytics
8.7
Amazon QuickSight

Access Control and Security

Alteryx Analytics
8.3
Amazon QuickSight
6.4
Multi-User Support (named login)
Alteryx Analytics
8.0
Amazon QuickSight
8.1
Role-Based Security Model
Alteryx Analytics
8.0
Amazon QuickSight
6.7
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Alteryx Analytics
9.0
Amazon QuickSight
6.7
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Alteryx Analytics
Amazon QuickSight
4.0

Mobile Capabilities

Alteryx Analytics
4.0
Amazon QuickSight
9.7
Responsive Design for Web Access
Alteryx Analytics
4.0
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Alteryx Analytics
Amazon QuickSight
9.5

Pros

  • Alteryx provides an integrated workflow management environment for data blending, analytics, and reporting. It is also very extensible to be connected to a variety of data connections including major databases (Oracle, etc.), analytics tools (R), and visualization tools such as Tableau through its plugins. Our department used Oracle and Tableau already and it was well integrated with Alteryx.
  • The workflow authoring environment in Desktop is easy to use so that most of the users (if they are a bit skilled data developers or analysts) may not need the training to use its basic functions. Drag and drop interface and icons are intuitive to understand.
  • When running Alteryx workflows, it is easy to monitor and track what's the progress by seeing percentages. It is helpful to balance and manage bandwidths of database servers, especially when to populate large data sets.
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  • Amazon QuickSight is a really easy program to learn how to use.
  • Amazon QuickSight allows our team to customize the data using the various data sets, which makes the available reports incredibly powerful to our organization.
  • Our organization has the ability continually adjust our reports and build new reports as business needs change.
  • Even though our organization has different reports built for different departments, each department can still access and understand reports from across the company.
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Cons

  • Sometimes the desktop version of authoring tool crashes! It's been unstable in the previous versions but gets better. Even if it doesn't crash, it used to be slow or not responding.
  • When running several version of database drivers in local machine or server, it is tricky to set up database connections. Often you have to figure out it by googling the problem and solution. There are not many knowledge bases from Alteryx.
  • Alteryx project file creates .bak file automatically. It is useful to prevent for the purpose of back up, sometimes it's not necessary. But it is not changeable for some reason. By default, it always creates backups.
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  • One of the primary challenges I've had with Amazon QuickSight so far is that some of the reports I want to build use data from different data sets. Instead of being able to put all of the information I want to see into one report.
  • Some of our Amazon QuickSight reports only update every 24 hours. It would be great to see that data in real-time.
  • I would remove the various time zones from Amazon QuickSight and only use the time zone we are in.
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Likelihood to Renew

Alteryx Analytics6.5
Based on 14 answers
I personally have moved to a different position that does not require data analysis tools. I really enjoyed working with Alteryx and think it is a great tool, but have moved to a different organization and role.
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Usability

Alteryx Analytics10.0
Based on 2 answers
Through a graphical UI one can perform engineering and development, other vendors do not have such a code-less interface.
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Reliability and Availability

Alteryx Analytics10.0
Based on 1 answer
I use many programs and compared to others, Alteryx virtually never goes down, freezes up or gives an application error. Over a 4 year time period that I have used this program, any of these may have happened 3 times. It is an incredibly stable program that I feel completely confident in.
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Support

Alteryx Analytics9.9
Based on 2 answers
Overall pretty good. Depending on the quality of the question posed the CS team will get back as they are available
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Implementation

Alteryx Analytics10.0
Based on 1 answer
There is really not much to it (the installation, that is). Once you get it installed, along with any of the add-ons (demographics, R, etc.), you are up and running almost immediately. There is really no additional setup. You can immediately begin blending data, running demographics, performing spatial queries, running predictive analysis, etc. And for many of these functions, the learning curve is quite easy.
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Breadth of Deployment

Our company kept it contained in the marketing department. Other departments may not understand it.
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Alternatives Considered

Talend is primarily for data integration and has quite advanced capabilities. But the user has to be more technical. Alteryx makes the process simple and any user can make use of its features.Tableau was a good choice for data visualization. We needed beautiful charts and ways to represent data. Alteryx falls short in this aspect.
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All of the other reporting platforms my organization has used previously were within our CRM and not a standalone program. In that we were very limited in being able to slice and dice the data the way that we wanted to
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Collaboration and Sharing

Alteryx Analytics7.2
Based on 16 answers
Other than being able to load my colleagues modules, I don't really use any other collaborative features in Alteryx.
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Amazon QuickSight5.8
Based on 2 answers
There are many members across my organization that use the QuickSight reports throughout each business day. There are various reports built for various departments as well as reports that cross over to all departments. There have not been any issues across the various departments with viewing the reports and using unique filters to look at the reports differently. Our IT department is the only department within the organization that has the necessary permissions to create new reports and/or make changes to existing reports
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Data Integration

Alteryx Analytics8.9
Based on 16 answers
Range of sources is the definitely the reason it deserves a 9 out of 10. From someone lacking a technical background, I enjoy using Alteryx in some of my project management responsibilities, and being able to load all the deliverables I am tracking is a huge differentiator from an Excel spreadsheet.
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Amazon QuickSight7.5
Based on 2 answers
All of the data that feeds into Amazon QuickSight comes from our CRM, Clarity. We do not have data coming in from any other sources. Some of the data that comes in is in real-time and some of the data only updates every 24 hours. Overall, the API feed of data seems to be very seamless and there have not been any hiccups in the feed.
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Return on Investment

  • Definitely increased employee efficiency.
  • The company was able to offer more products to better serve the customers. Site selection with a click, more detailed segmentation, etc.
  • The program itself made the job more enjoyable. The ease of the software and also "Lego"-like interface made going to work fun.
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Pricing Details

Alteryx Analytics

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Alteryx Analytics Editions & Modules
Alteryx Analytics
On-premise Edition
Alteryx Designer
$3,9951
Alteryx Designer with Spatial
$12,9951
Alteryx Designer with Data
$29,9951
Alteryx Server
$45,0002
1. per user, per year
2. per server, per year
SaaS Edition
Alteryx Analytics Gallery
$1,5001
1. per user, per year
Additional Pricing Details
The above prices are in USD for Alteryx products and are per-year subscription prices based on a 3-year contract, with annual payment.

Amazon QuickSight

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Amazon QuickSight Editions & Modules
Amazon QuickSight
Additional Pricing Details