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Likelihood to Recommend

Anaconda

Anaconda is great for academic and private organizations that cannot afford more expensive Python/R package managers. Also, it is more appropriate for intermediate to advanced Python users--Anaconda can be somewhat frustrating for beginners, as it takes some practice to get comfortable with the workflow. I find it particularly useful for working in teams, because if everyone uses the same package manager, it is easier to troubleshoot issues and makes for reproducible research. For wealthier organizations, a premium package management system (with tech support) would be ideal. Anaconda is also great for people working independently on code development.
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Factiva

A large part of our work depends on the ability to source quality media content from a breadth of dependable sources globally. This is Factiva's bread and butter: it has a very comprehensive list of 'quality' media sources such as nationals, dailies, business journals and magazines from around the world that are easily mined for the content they hold. If you're thinking about anything other than these 'traditional' media sources then Factiva probably isn't your thing. It doesn't do social media.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Platform Connectivity

Anaconda
7.0
Factiva
Connect to Multiple Data Sources
Anaconda
10.0
Factiva
Extend Existing Data Sources
Anaconda
8.0
Factiva
Automatic Data Format Detection
Anaconda
3.0
Factiva

Data Exploration

Anaconda
7.5
Factiva
Visualization
Anaconda
8.0
Factiva
Interactive Data Analysis
Anaconda
7.0
Factiva

Data Preparation

Anaconda
7.5
Factiva
Interactive Data Cleaning and Enrichment
Anaconda
8.0
Factiva
Data Transformations
Anaconda
9.0
Factiva
Data Encryption
Anaconda
6.0
Factiva
Built-in Processors
Anaconda
7.0
Factiva

Platform Data Modeling

Anaconda
8.1
Factiva
Multiple Model Development Languages and Tools
Anaconda
10.0
Factiva
Automated Machine Learning
Anaconda
6.5
Factiva
Single platform for multiple model development
Anaconda
8.5
Factiva
Self-Service Model Delivery
Anaconda
7.5
Factiva

Model Deployment

Anaconda
6.5
Factiva
Flexible Model Publishing Options
Anaconda
7.0
Factiva
Security, Governance, and Cost Controls
Anaconda
6.0
Factiva

BI Standard Reporting

Anaconda
Factiva
5.2
Pixel Perfect reports
Anaconda
Factiva
5.0
Customizable dashboards
Anaconda
Factiva
6.1
Report Formatting Templates
Anaconda
Factiva
4.4

Ad-hoc Reporting

Anaconda
Factiva
4.0
Drill-down analysis
Anaconda
Factiva
4.0
Formatting capabilities
Anaconda
Factiva
5.1
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Anaconda
Factiva
6.0
Report sharing and collaboration
Anaconda
Factiva
1.0

Report Output and Scheduling

Anaconda
Factiva
6.8
Publish to Web
Anaconda
Factiva
5.0
Publish to PDF
Anaconda
Factiva
8.6
Report Versioning
Anaconda
Factiva
7.0
Report Delivery Scheduling
Anaconda
Factiva
6.4

Data Discovery and Visualization

Anaconda
Factiva
5.3
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Anaconda
Factiva
1.0
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Anaconda
Factiva
8.0
Predictive Analytics
Anaconda
Factiva
7.0

Access Control and Security

Anaconda
Factiva
7.3
Multi-User Support (named login)
Anaconda
Factiva
7.9
Role-Based Security Model
Anaconda
Factiva
8.0
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Anaconda
Factiva
6.0

Mobile Capabilities

Anaconda
Factiva
6.3
Responsive Design for Web Access
Anaconda
Factiva
7.0
Dedicated iOS Application
Anaconda
Factiva
5.0
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Anaconda
Factiva
7.0

Pros

Anaconda

  • Clear install story. There are a lot of ways to install python. There's only one way to install anaconda. This makes teaching and standardizing much easier.
  • Batteries included. It's easy to install things in python, but anaconda ships with most of what you need out of the box. This helps with standardization and reproducibility.
  • Good integrations with Jupyter and other visual tools. Jupyter is really convenient when learning various python packages. Anaconda makes these tools easy to launch and to use.
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Factiva

  • Factiva offers excellent search builders so that I am able to narrow my search to specific companies or topics very easily.
  • Factiva combines a large number of credible sources into one place and allows me to search all of these sources.
  • Factiva's use of timestamps helps me understand when the news was known by the market which allows me to analyze how (if at all) that particular piece of news impacted the company's stock price.
  • Provides an excellent starting place for learning about a company and/or industry.
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Cons

Anaconda

  • Although some other users mentioned the installation is "simple", we did encounter some challenge in a highly controlled environment (due to security reasons).
  • Jupyter Notebook is extremely slow when the client/server side of the network's speed/bandwidth is not balanced.
  • Bootstrapping Anaconda takes too long, sometimes I even started doubting it would respond any more.
  • If there are extra python packages you need but are not by default installed by Anaconda, then some efforts will be required to figure out how to put them in the right place.
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Factiva

  • The UX leaves room to be desired
  • There are often repetitive entries
  • The functionality can be confusing
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Likelihood to Renew

Anaconda

Anaconda 7.0
Based on 1 answer
It's really good at data processing, but needs to grow more in publishing in a way that a non-programmer can interact with. It also introduces confusion for programmers that are familiar with normal Python processes which are slightly different in Anaconda such as virtualenvs.
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Factiva

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Anaconda

Anaconda 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It's really good at installing and getting started. It's less usable and configurable after that. If you stay in the ecosystem, and don't know how to Python any other way - it works really well.
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Factiva

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Anaconda

ANACONDA VS Alteryx Analytics: Even though I find Alteryx to be an excellent tool for managing extremely massive data, Anaconda is much better and easy for analytics.Anaconda VS. MicroStrategy Analytics: Compared with Anaconda, MicroStrategy Analytics is very difficult to use and counter-intuitiveAnaconda VS. Power BI For Office 365: One of the main advantages of BI for Office 364 is its capacity to data connectivity. However, it's very hard to edit data connections, once BI for Office is deployed in other platforms
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Factiva

At the time, Factiva was already being used by the company I worked for - they had developed procedures specifically for using Factiva, so there wasn't really an option. I've used Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg exclusively for legal research, so there wasn't really an overlap with Factiva.
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Return on Investment

Anaconda

  • We can get any new employee set-up on Python for Machine learning in minutes, without any assistance from IT. That's real $ savings.
  • We started to experiment with Machine Learning a lot more, which leads to creating new projects which can have a tremendous impact on the business.
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Factiva

No answers on this topic

Pricing Details

Anaconda

General

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

Factiva

General

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

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