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Likelihood to Recommend

App Annie

I would think for basic level app activity, this would be a great software. For more complex level data, I don't think this platform serves as well as others out there that are available
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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

App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Pixel Perfect reports
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Customizable dashboards
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.8
Report Formatting Templates
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.1

Ad-hoc Reporting

App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Drill-down analysis
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Formatting capabilities
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Integration with R or other statistical packages
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Report sharing and collaboration
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.7

Report Output and Scheduling

App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.8
Publish to Web
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Publish to PDF
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Report Versioning
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.3
Report Delivery Scheduling
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.5
Delivery to Remote Servers
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.3

Data Discovery and Visualization

App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.8
Predictive Analytics
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.1

Access Control and Security

App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.6
Multi-User Support (named login)
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Role-Based Security Model
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.4
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.6
Single Sign-On (SSO)
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.3

Mobile Capabilities

App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.7
Responsive Design for Web Access
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Dedicated iOS Application
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.3
Dedicated Android Application
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.1
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.3

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.1
REST API
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Javascript API
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.1
iFrames
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
6.7
Java API
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
6.9
Themeable User Interface (UI)
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.0
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
App Annie
Tableau Desktop
7.0

Pros

  • The visuals in the platform are easy to read and understand and make it simple to understand the data you are looking at.
  • I find that the data in App Annie is very reliable in terms of the number of downloads we see on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
  • It gives me the ability to integrate the data here with other analytics and provide viewers and consumers good solid information on our performance.
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  • 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

  • I do think there are quite a few side bar options when you first login to the software. I'd like to see the features maybe more condensed.
  • For us, it would be super useful to see more zip code or county level data in the software.
  • I would like to see a PDF version offered in the export options. It would make the presentation of the chart data more appealing.
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  • There is no concept of Change Management or versioning. The way it works is -i) Connect to your source ii) Build the reports in Desktop iii) Publish them online. Now for example if you did some modification & republished it, Tableau Online would always show the latest version. There is no way to retrieve the previous version of report.
  • 3D Charts are not available
  • Connecting live to Hadoop via ODBC driver is still painful because of its performance.
  • Cost is high,this means you need to buy a Desktop license and server separately. The cost is a major factor desktop - $2000 with yearly maintenance paid upfront. This combined with maintenance of - $200, which you need to pay every year. This is per user.
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Likelihood to Renew

App Annie10.0
Based on 1 answer
Well the fact that the freemium features are all that I need right now, I will most definitely continue to use it on a daily basis. I might upgrade to the pro version in the future if I need more data than what I am getting now. But for now it works great for what I need.
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Tableau Desktop8.9
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

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Tableau Desktop8.6
Based on 23 answers
Still requires a lot of work to create a good looking dashboard.
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Reliability and Availability

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Tableau Desktop8.0
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

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Tableau Desktop6.7
Based on 9 answers
The performance of tableau heavily depends on size of data and sheet objects and visualizations used. So yes the performance of tableau degrades based on its complexity.
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Support

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Tableau Desktop8.9
Based on 16 answers
I personally have no had any experience with the HelpDesk. However, our clients speak highly of it.
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In-Person Training

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Tableau Desktop9.4
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

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Tableau Desktop8.0
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

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Tableau Desktop8.1
Based on 34 answers
Time needs to be spent ahead of implementation to make sure data sources are set up and ready. Consultants need to understand the data sources and the goals before setting foot on-site. Installation is easy, learning to use it takes time. The training resources available are great.
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Breadth of Deployment

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The department I worked in had around 30 people. I believe we had at least 15 licenses possibly more.
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Alternatives Considered

We use Google 360 and are able to do a much deeper dive into the activity we see on our apps. I think App Annie is a great starting point product, but for more in depth analytics, something like a Google 360 or Adobe might be better.
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Performance: Power BI does not stack up against Tableau if there are huge amounts of data needs to report or dashboarding. The visualization interface of Tableau is much more user-friendly than its competitors. Therefore, we are using the Tableau for our reporting, dashboarding, and many pattern recognitions. It is a great tool.
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Collaboration and Sharing

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Tableau Desktop8.2
Based on 81 answers
It's easy to share reports and for our teams to be able to look at the same information but it would be nice for it to go to the next level like Google's applications do. Being able to see each other work in real time on one report [would be nice].
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Data Integration

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Tableau Desktop8.2
Based on 81 answers
Easy to merge disparate sources.
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Scalability

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Tableau Desktop7.0
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

  • Since I'm not a purchaser of the product, only a user, I can't really speak to the ROI.
  • I do think it serves a purpose and we are able to get some usable data from it.
  • I think until we add other analytical software, this was a great starting point.
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  • It is very difficult to quantify the effect that using Tableau has had on our clients. The one major benefit I can think of is the reduction of operational expenses. Tableau allows them to keep one person who maintains ten dashboards instead of the twenty people it took when they were using Excel.
  • Having a series of relevant, automatically refreshing dashboards allows for "quick response" to business problems, which could save tremendous amounts of money. If a problem is occurring, you would see it on your dashboard the next day, instead of an analyst finding it a month later.
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Pricing Details

App Annie

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
App Annie Editions & Modules
App Annie
Additional Pricing Details

Tableau Desktop

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Tableau Desktop Editions & Modules
Tableau Desktop
Edition
Personal
$9991
Professional
$1,9991
1. per user
Additional Pricing Details
Free trials are available for both editions.