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Likelihood to Recommend

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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Bright Gauge

Any data-driven business that requires metrics and performance benchmarks, that need to drill into data for analysis, should use Bright Gauge. If you don't require data that can be displayed in a meaningful way, and that's not important to your business, then this product is probably not for you; otherwise, it's great.
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Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Amazon QuickSight
8.2
Bright Gauge
7.9
Pixel Perfect reports
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Bright Gauge
8.2
Customizable dashboards
Amazon QuickSight
7.5
Bright Gauge
7.5
Report Formatting Templates
Amazon QuickSight
7.2
Bright Gauge
8.0

Ad-hoc Reporting

Amazon QuickSight
7.5
Bright Gauge
7.8
Drill-down analysis
Amazon QuickSight
8.0
Bright Gauge
8.6
Formatting capabilities
Amazon QuickSight
7.0
Bright Gauge
8.2
Report sharing and collaboration
Amazon QuickSight
7.5
Bright Gauge
8.4
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
6.0

Report Output and Scheduling

Amazon QuickSight
5.5
Bright Gauge
8.3
Report Versioning
Amazon QuickSight
8.0
Bright Gauge
5.5
Report Delivery Scheduling
Amazon QuickSight
3.0
Bright Gauge
9.6
Publish to Web
Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
9.6
Publish to PDF
Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
7.7
Delivery to Remote Servers
Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
9.0

Data Discovery and Visualization

Amazon QuickSight
8.6
Bright Gauge
7.1
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Amazon QuickSight
7.2
Bright Gauge
7.4
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Bright Gauge
7.0
Predictive Analytics
Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
7.0

Access Control and Security

Amazon QuickSight
7.0
Bright Gauge
7.5
Multi-User Support (named login)
Amazon QuickSight
8.5
Bright Gauge
7.8
Role-Based Security Model
Amazon QuickSight
7.7
Bright Gauge
7.0
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Amazon QuickSight
7.7
Bright Gauge
7.8
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Amazon QuickSight
4.0
Bright Gauge

Mobile Capabilities

Amazon QuickSight
9.6
Bright Gauge
8.5
Responsive Design for Web Access
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Bright Gauge
9.0
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Amazon QuickSight
9.3
Bright Gauge
8.0

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
5.7
REST API
Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
7.5
Javascript API
Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
5.0
iFrames
Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
6.0
Java API
Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
6.0
Themeable User Interface (UI)
Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
5.0
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
Amazon QuickSight
Bright Gauge
5.0

Pros

Amazon QuickSight

  • 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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Bright Gauge

  • It is a simple and powerful way to visualize data with no SQL experience necessary. The interfaces are largely drag-and-drop and it's easy to put together dashboards, gauges, internal reports, and external reports.
  • BrightGauge's support team is the best I've ever encountered. Their response time is usually within an hour for all my requests, whether they be simple dataset field additions or large scale projects. Every support rep I have worked with has been friendly and beyond helpful.
  • Their blog, webinars, and podcast are full of useful information about metrics, business practices, gauge suggestions, and more.
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Cons

Amazon QuickSight

  • 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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Bright Gauge

  • Needs to add more Data sources
  • Ways to combine data sources
  • Some gauges are rigid looking
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Alternatives Considered

Amazon QuickSight

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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Bright Gauge

We looked very briefly at Solar Winds, but due to Connectwise the reporting was not very accurate and was conflicted.
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Pricing Details

Amazon QuickSight

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

Bright Gauge

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Additional Pricing Details

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