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JReport

6 Ratings

Amazon QuickSight

15 Ratings
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Score 6.1 out of 101

JReport

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Score 9 out of 101

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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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JReport

JReport is well suited for enterprise use. It makes creating and managing schedules easy. Each machine in the cluster is capable of functioning in isolation. Load sharing and load balancing options available OOTB are diverse for various types of business needs. The best feature is its ability to detect that a schedule did not complete due to a crash or any other reason and ensure completion through parallel nodes.JReport is not well suited for a small business.
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Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Amazon QuickSight
7.3
JReport
7.5
Pixel Perfect reports
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
JReport
Customizable dashboards
Amazon QuickSight
6.3
JReport
7.0
Report Formatting Templates
Amazon QuickSight
5.8
JReport
8.0

Ad-hoc Reporting

Amazon QuickSight
6.5
JReport
8.7
Drill-down analysis
Amazon QuickSight
7.2
JReport
9.0
Formatting capabilities
Amazon QuickSight
6.2
JReport
9.0
Report sharing and collaboration
Amazon QuickSight
6.3
JReport
8.0

Report Output and Scheduling

Amazon QuickSight
5.5
JReport
9.3
Report Versioning
Amazon QuickSight
8.0
JReport
Report Delivery Scheduling
Amazon QuickSight
3.0
JReport
10.0
Publish to PDF
Amazon QuickSight
JReport
10.0
Delivery to Remote Servers
Amazon QuickSight
JReport
8.0

Data Discovery and Visualization

Amazon QuickSight
7.9
JReport
7.5
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Amazon QuickSight
5.8
JReport
7.0
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
JReport
Predictive Analytics
Amazon QuickSight
JReport
8.0

Access Control and Security

Amazon QuickSight
6.4
JReport
9.3
Multi-User Support (named login)
Amazon QuickSight
8.1
JReport
10.0
Role-Based Security Model
Amazon QuickSight
6.7
JReport
10.0
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Amazon QuickSight
6.7
JReport
9.0
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Amazon QuickSight
4.0
JReport
8.0

Mobile Capabilities

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

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

Amazon QuickSight
JReport
7.0
Javascript API
Amazon QuickSight
JReport
6.0
iFrames
Amazon QuickSight
JReport
7.0
Java API
Amazon QuickSight
JReport
8.0
Themeable User Interface (UI)
Amazon QuickSight
JReport
7.0

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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  • Creates powerful reports and charts
  • Highly customizable and can fit multiple needs
  • Distributed Architecture offers higher reliability and avoids single point of failure
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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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  • Designing UI for a new report can be time consuming
  • Building an entirely new report requires a fully trained resource with knowledge of using the Designer tool
  • Upgrades can be complex
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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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Collaboration and Sharing

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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JReport8.0
Based on 1 answer
JReport comes built in with collaboration capabilities. With role management and user management options, schedules can be managed across diverse group of users and schedules can be delivered to many stakeholders
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Data Integration

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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JReport9.0
Based on 1 answer
JReport can connect to various data sources for pulling information
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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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JReport

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