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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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Tableau Desktop

We use Tableau when we want to obtain a fast and efficient result, since this option allows to work with data in real time or in memory, being able to extract massive data for a limited exploration quickly, using technology of database and computational graphics to analyze enormous sets of data and which is used in the different areas of the organization when we want to have quick results and easy to analyze according to the graphics presented.
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Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Amazon QuickSight
8.2
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Pixel Perfect reports
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Customizable dashboards
Amazon QuickSight
7.5
Tableau Desktop
9.1
Report Formatting Templates
Amazon QuickSight
7.2
Tableau Desktop
7.7

Ad-hoc Reporting

Amazon QuickSight
7.5
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Drill-down analysis
Amazon QuickSight
8.0
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Formatting capabilities
Amazon QuickSight
7.0
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Report sharing and collaboration
Amazon QuickSight
7.5
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Report Output and Scheduling

Amazon QuickSight
5.5
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Report Versioning
Amazon QuickSight
8.0
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Report Delivery Scheduling
Amazon QuickSight
3.0
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Publish to Web
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Publish to PDF
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Delivery to Remote Servers
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
8.3

Data Discovery and Visualization

Amazon QuickSight
8.6
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Amazon QuickSight
7.2
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Predictive Analytics
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
7.3

Access Control and Security

Amazon QuickSight
7.0
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Multi-User Support (named login)
Amazon QuickSight
8.5
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Role-Based Security Model
Amazon QuickSight
7.7
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Amazon QuickSight
7.7
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Amazon QuickSight
4.0
Tableau Desktop
7.8

Mobile Capabilities

Amazon QuickSight
9.6
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Responsive Design for Web Access
Amazon QuickSight
10.0
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Amazon QuickSight
9.3
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Dedicated iOS Application
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
7.7
Dedicated Android Application
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
7.3

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
7.4
REST API
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Javascript API
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
7.4
iFrames
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
6.8
Java API
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
7.4
Themeable User Interface (UI)
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
7.6
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
Amazon QuickSight
Tableau Desktop
7.1

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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Tableau Desktop

  • With Tableau you do not need to have technical knowledge to do the data integration and you get a quick response of what you are looking for, being your visualization of high quality.
  • We can say that it is free software and it is not a limited version
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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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Tableau Desktop

  • The information emptied by the users are not totally private
  • Improve the modality of granting permissions to access files
  • The files used for graphics must be updated constantly, it is suggested that this act be automatic
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Likelihood to Renew

Amazon QuickSight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.9
Based on 39 answers
Because right now its the best option out there (disclosure: I haven't used Qlikview or some of the other direct competitors of Tableau). The big investment is in Tableau Server not desktop. For the cost of the license of Tableau desktop, its a pretty good deal. You can hook it up to pretty much any data source easily. You can easily share the visualizations with your team/colleagues easily. Tableau Desktop is generally easy to use for business users. But the more advanced stuff is better suited for a analyst or someone with a IT/CS background.
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Usability

Amazon QuickSight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.7
Based on 23 answers
I am really a fan of tableau for its quick setup, data connection, dashboard creation time and very easy to use UI.As i have used multiple Bi tools like QlikView and SAP BO, i can say all other tools take really long time in performing above functionalities except QlikView which is really fast in term of performing analysis.
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Reliability and Availability

Amazon QuickSight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 10 answers
Have seen issues with the vertica DB driver which manifest as errors for the end user.
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Performance

Amazon QuickSight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 6.3
Based on 9 answers
It performs as well as could be expected; the challenge is making sure the data is organized correctly to optimize performance.
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Support

Amazon QuickSight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 9.0
Based on 16 answers
Because I have never really faced any issue with the support team and they are usually quite active so it's quite helpful.
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In-Person Training

Amazon QuickSight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 9.4
Based on 4 answers
Extensive and beneficial - users have shown great benefit of training and put it to practical use.
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Online Training

Amazon QuickSight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 4 answers
The training for new users are quite good because it covers topic wise training and the best part was that it also had video tutorials which are very helpful
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Implementation

Amazon QuickSight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 34 answers
Be very specific about the version of tableau desktop you are going to use since supporting version of tableau server also needs to set up.
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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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Tableau Desktop

My current work environment uses both Tableau Online, MicroStrategy & SSRS in parallel. Tableau is much closer to the SSRS in terms of visualization tool where as MicroStrategy is an enterprise data modeling and reporting tool.Based on the use case we use different tools. Here are the pros & consProsi) Suits perfectly for SQL Environment( not big data). We have created the maximum of our dashboard against SQL Server Database. They are perfectly designed, fast while retrieving data, and has very efficient online manipulation. ii) I prefer using Tableau Online if I want to drill down. iii) Unlike MicroStrategy we don't have to create attributes and facts inside the tool. Tableau just sits a extra layer on top of my data model and inherits all objects inside the tool. iv) Unlike SSRS Tableau Online helps us to create on the fly calculations in the web browser. So no manipulation is needed every time in the dataset v) Good Customer Support unlike MicroStrategy (In MicroStrategy cases are opened for weeks but no proper resolutions are made by experts).Consi) Report Scheduling Options are not the best in Tableau. If we see new a requirement of a report with email distribution, mobile distribution we don't prefer Tableau ii) Big Data (Hadoop) Live Interactions are slow. You need a special approach and extra implementation using middleware to make data retrieval fasteriii) Architect mode is not available
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Scalability

Amazon QuickSight

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 7.0
Based on 3 answers
Although tableau is highly interactive and fast but with very large dataset its performance degrades heavily. So up to certain extent its really good but after that we have to take care of its performance issues.
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Return on Investment

Amazon QuickSight

No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

  • Tableau has provided my clients with the information necessary to allocate multi-million dollar research budgets effectively, ensuring the company is getting the most bang for its buck.
  • Tableau has given my office the ability to present data quickly and easily in a professional format that customers can understand, and has them returning frequently for additional analysis and projects.
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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

Tableau Desktop

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details
Free trials are available for both editions.

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