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Likelihood to Recommend

Alteryx Analytics

It is well suited where the user likes to write some code from time to time and also in cases where machine learning is required. Alteryx uses R for its machine learning which makes it life easier. Scenarios where maps need to be created for visualization are the examples. It lags a lot compared to other similar softwares for visualization but is very friendly for data analysis.
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QlikView

It is well suited for creating simple dashboards. Larger data models will require significant back-end development to make up for QlikView's lack of front end caching. QlikView is a much better alternative than creating Excel pivot tables powered by macros. Its security settings, scalability, and stability surpass anything that can be built in Excel
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Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Alteryx Analytics
7.6
QlikView
7.0
Pixel Perfect reports
Alteryx Analytics
8.0
QlikView
6.2
Customizable dashboards
Alteryx Analytics
5.9
QlikView
8.0
Report Formatting Templates
Alteryx Analytics
9.0
QlikView
6.8

Ad-hoc Reporting

Alteryx Analytics
7.8
QlikView
7.5
Drill-down analysis
Alteryx Analytics
7.2
QlikView
8.0
Formatting capabilities
Alteryx Analytics
7.3
QlikView
7.3
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Alteryx Analytics
9.1
QlikView
7.3
Report sharing and collaboration
Alteryx Analytics
7.6
QlikView
7.5

Report Output and Scheduling

Alteryx Analytics
8.1
QlikView
7.4
Publish to Web
Alteryx Analytics
8.0
QlikView
7.4
Publish to PDF
Alteryx Analytics
7.3
QlikView
7.5
Report Versioning
Alteryx Analytics
9.0
QlikView
7.5
Report Delivery Scheduling
Alteryx Analytics
8.2
QlikView
7.3

Data Discovery and Visualization

Alteryx Analytics
7.8
QlikView
7.0
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Alteryx Analytics
8.0
QlikView
8.3
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Alteryx Analytics
7.5
QlikView
5.9
Predictive Analytics
Alteryx Analytics
8.0
QlikView
6.8

Access Control and Security

Alteryx Analytics
8.3
QlikView
8.1
Multi-User Support (named login)
Alteryx Analytics
8.0
QlikView
8.3
Role-Based Security Model
Alteryx Analytics
8.0
QlikView
8.2
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Alteryx Analytics
9.0
QlikView
7.7

Mobile Capabilities

Alteryx Analytics
4.0
QlikView
7.0
Responsive Design for Web Access
Alteryx Analytics
4.0
QlikView
7.0
Dedicated iOS Application
Alteryx Analytics
QlikView
5.9
Dedicated Android Application
Alteryx Analytics
QlikView
7.7
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Alteryx Analytics
QlikView
7.4

Pros

Alteryx Analytics

  • It can independently generate required analytics instead of having to require specialists.
  • The ability to read and write in a multitude of formats: from Excel, Access tables, Tableau and Teradata to MapInfo, ESRI, Google Earth, etc.
  • Single drag and drop workflow instead of multiple tools.
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QlikView

  • Dashboards can be created easily with basic programming skills. A typical business analyst will not require a developer once the underlying data model is in place.
  • Qlikview can be used as a web based application allowing users to access dashboards anywhere permissions allow.
  • Qlikview provides a variety of pre-built objects that gives designers flexibility to represent data in multiple ways.
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Cons

Alteryx Analytics

  • You cannot as a novice just play around and get started. The learning curve is very steep, rewarding, but steep. I can't help but wonder if the product would not benefit from a "light" version for less data-mining accustomed business managers.
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QlikView

  • Like a lot of software, QV starts with a blank page. If you are like me, you dive in without reading the instruction manual. Big mistake. There is a rigid stepwise process that you must follow to make it work....
  • I've never used anything quite as powerful as QV, so I cannot compare this to many other packages. ... but with 30 minutes of training and an hour of practice, you can be pretty proficient.
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Likelihood to Renew

Alteryx Analytics

Alteryx Analytics 6.5
Based on 14 answers
I would love to renew, but Alteryx is not available for Mac computers.
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QlikView

QlikView 8.8
Based on 29 answers
Ease of use, ability to load from pretty much any data source. today I created an application that loaded time sheets from excel that are not in a table format. With Qlik's "enable transformation steps" I was able to automate loads of multiple spreadsheets and multiple tabs easily. Could not do that with any other tool.
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Usability

Alteryx Analytics

Alteryx Analytics 10.0
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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QlikView

QlikView 9.8
Based on 6 answers
Once the data is loaded (which can range from simple to complex depending on the data set), it is relatively easy to create new charts/dashboards
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Reliability and Availability

Alteryx Analytics

Alteryx Analytics 10.0
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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QlikView

QlikView 9.8
Based on 4 answers
We have not had any downtime issues with the product nor uncovered any significant bugs
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Performance

Alteryx Analytics

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QlikView

QlikView 8.6
Based on 4 answers
It is not a SAAS product.
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Support

Alteryx Analytics

Alteryx Analytics 9.9
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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QlikView

QlikView 2.1
Based on 7 answers
Qlik does have a tendency to push back sometimes stating that the issue is not related to QlikView but the system it is hosted on
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In-Person Training

Alteryx Analytics

No answers on this topic

QlikView

My team attended, but I cannot myself rate, but I think it was good as they've successfully launched a training program at our company themselves for users. It was 3-4 day training.
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Online Training

Alteryx Analytics

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QlikView

QlikView 8.0
Based on 3 answers
Training was as expected. The demo environments tend to be more fully featured that our own environment, but the training was clear and well delivered.
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Implementation

Alteryx Analytics

Alteryx Analytics 10.0
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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QlikView

QlikView 7.4
Based on 13 answers
QlikView were here for a few days, and it was up and running. It was very fast.

Where it fell short, is they did the implementation in demo mode, and didn't initially work with us to help us scale. For example, should we consider a load balancer and multiple servers?. How much capacity can this environment handle from a data and user perspective. We had to learn on own by trial and error. We are bringing them in to do an architectural assessment, but we have to pay for this.

We are now bringing them back in for architectural assessment. It is a fee based engagement.
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Alternatives Considered

Alteryx Analytics

When we \ evaluated this product, we were focussed on doing advanced analytics with our data like the predictive, spatial and descriptive analysis. In all of these categories, Alteryx was the best. It took very less time to do this analysis in our environment. So, we opted Alteryx as the best solution.
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QlikView

Our shortlist included Tableau, a newer version of Microsoft's SSRS and Qlikview.

We also knew what Micro Strategies and Business Objects had to offer from our experiences with them at other companies, and knew what we could afford. We eliminated them on price and the complexity of set-up.

We liked QlikView's in memory, associative model, and self-service capability.

With "in-memory", everything that gets consumed from a dashboard is loaded in memory so it is incredibly fast. Although Qlik touts its mobile distribution capabilities, that was not a huge differentiator for us, but is something we are now exploring. Microsoft and and BO do have in-memory capabilities now.

The associative model is patented by QlikView. Basically it starts to understand the associations in your data, e.g. if A=B and B=C, then A=C. It means you can build a Qlikview model very quickly. In traditional data warehousing, you work with users and understand their requirements, refine the data model, start to physicalize it, tune it, build ETLs. It's a 3 month at best delivery cycle. That doesn’t work here at this company. Our business users will not wait for you. Our business is dynamic, we are launching new products all the time. Instead of going through an arduous process, you just load data into QlikView and build an associative model. It link things up. If it doesn’t work, you can change things very quickly. You don’t have to write data definitional language. Where you get into trouble, is if you load very large data sets into QlikView, memory not as abundant. They are releasing a tool called data explorer which allows you to do a hybrid approach – load some in memory and some in database. If data is going into frequently used dashboards it goes into memory. If infrequent access is required and the data set is very large, it makes sense to leave it in the database.

We also have a company called DataRoket that builds connectors for us, e.g. load this relational data into QlikView. They have built adapters for QlikView-Hadoop integration
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Return on Investment

Alteryx Analytics

  • Definitely, an increase in employee efficiency. With the right tools and hardware, Alteryx can reduce the processing time significantly.
  • Automation and/or automatic report scheduling frees up a lot of time that can be used elsewhere.
  • Licensing updates are somewhat not handled easily and quite often create issues with modules to run slowly and/or not being active.
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QlikView

  • Generate quick reports for requirements that don't require complex calculations. ROI was fine, but Tableau software was much more intuitive for non-technical users on our team
  • When putting Qlikview reports side by side with Tableau, we ended up delivering Tableau reports since they were quicker to generate and required no technical expertise
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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.

QlikView

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

QlikView Editions & Modules

QlikView
Edition
QlikView Desktop
Free1
QlikView
Custom2
1. Personal Edition
2. Per License
Additional Pricing Details
On an perpetual license basis, based on server plus number of users. Contact vendor for pricing.

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