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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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Dimensional Insight

In my experience, Dimensional Insight products are excellent. They are well suited to integrate data from multiple sources and allow for dissecting information based on dimensions defined. Once you understand the logic and the powerful functions available it is easy to use, specially if you get used to using integrated visual tools. The tunnels allow for selection of a subset of data from Diver portal and the dials are great to build markers and send files in different formats to users via email.
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Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Amazon QuickSight
7.5
Dimensional Insight
8.0
Pixel Perfect reports
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Dimensional Insight
8.0
Customizable dashboards
Amazon QuickSight
6.5
Dimensional Insight
8.0
Report Formatting Templates
Amazon QuickSight
6.1
Dimensional Insight
8.0

Ad-hoc Reporting

Amazon QuickSight
6.7
Dimensional Insight
8.8
Drill-down analysis
Amazon QuickSight
7.3
Dimensional Insight
10.0
Formatting capabilities
Amazon QuickSight
6.3
Dimensional Insight
8.0
Report sharing and collaboration
Amazon QuickSight
6.5
Dimensional Insight
9.0
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Amazon QuickSight
Dimensional Insight
8.0

Report Output and Scheduling

Amazon QuickSight
5.5
Dimensional Insight
9.7
Report Versioning
Amazon QuickSight
8.0
Dimensional Insight
Report Delivery Scheduling
Amazon QuickSight
3.0
Dimensional Insight
9.0
Publish to Web
Amazon QuickSight
Dimensional Insight
10.0
Publish to PDF
Amazon QuickSight
Dimensional Insight
10.0

Data Discovery and Visualization

Amazon QuickSight
8.0
Dimensional Insight
9.0
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Amazon QuickSight
6.1
Dimensional Insight
9.0
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Dimensional Insight
9.0
Predictive Analytics
Amazon QuickSight
Dimensional Insight
9.0

Access Control and Security

Amazon QuickSight
6.5
Dimensional Insight
10.0
Multi-User Support (named login)
Amazon QuickSight
8.2
Dimensional Insight
10.0
Role-Based Security Model
Amazon QuickSight
6.9
Dimensional Insight
10.0
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Amazon QuickSight
6.9
Dimensional Insight
10.0
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Amazon QuickSight
4.0
Dimensional Insight

Mobile Capabilities

Amazon QuickSight
9.7
Dimensional Insight
8.0
Responsive Design for Web Access
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Dimensional Insight
8.0
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Amazon QuickSight
9.4
Dimensional Insight

Pros

  • 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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  • The product is excellent!
  • Experienced DI Consultants with a broad knowledge in both, product and client data.
  • Customer service and technical support is always available; very professional and investigate reported issues until resolved.
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Cons

  • 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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  • Technical documentation: make it easier to find examples or functions definitions.
  • Allow more flexibility in report design, maybe allow to combine columns.
  • I know with Diver 7.0 some of the missing functionality is resolved so I won't be suggesting any other improvement until we upgrade.
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Usability

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Dimensional Insight9.0
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Navigation thru the Diver portal is simple; some users have trouble but it also depends on how the analysts build models and present the reports with quickviews selections and report layouts. I am aware of DI capability to access reports thru mobile devices but I have not experience it first hand.
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Support

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Dimensional Insight9.0
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Overall support is very good. In cases where is a delay I have been notified of the status of it and what DI expert team is investigating. I might not get a fix right away depending on pending releases and when my company decides to plan for the upgrade but response time is good.
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Implementation

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Dimensional Insight9.0
Based on 1 answer
I don't have direct experience with the first time DI was implemented but on subsequent upgrades there have been positive experiences with support and seamless transitions to avoid users discomfort.
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Alternatives Considered

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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Pricing Details

Amazon QuickSight

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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Dimensional Insight

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