Chartio (discontinued) vs. OpenText Magellan

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Chartio (discontinued)
Score 7.5 out of 10
N/A
Chartio is a visualization tool designed to enable anyone to explore, transform and visualize data on the fly through a drag-and-drop interface. Chartio was acquired by Atlassian in February 2021 so that it's capabilities could be integrated into the Atlassian product portfolio's capabilities. Chartio is no longer available to new customers, standalone. Existing customers must migrate to alternatives by March 2022, when the service will be retired.
$40
per user/per month
OpenText Magellan
Score 9.0 out of 10
N/A
OpenText Magellan Analytics Suite leverages a comprehensive set of data analytics software to identify patterns, relationships and trends through data visualizations and interactive dashboards.N/A
Pricing
Chartio (discontinued)OpenText Magellan
Editions & Modules
Starter
$40
per user/per month
Professional
$60
per user/per month
Organization
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Chartio (discontinued)OpenText Magellan
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
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BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Chartio (discontinued)
6.0
18 Ratings
33% below category average
OpenText Magellan
7.0
2 Ratings
15% below category average
Pixel Perfect reports3.614 Ratings00 Ratings
Customizable dashboards7.718 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates6.714 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Chartio (discontinued)
5.7
14 Ratings
34% below category average
OpenText Magellan
8.3
3 Ratings
3% above category average
Drill-down analysis6.913 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Formatting capabilities6.112 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages3.15 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration6.513 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
Chartio (discontinued)
3.4
17 Ratings
84% below category average
OpenText Magellan
8.3
2 Ratings
0% below category average
Publish to Web2.79 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Publish to PDF6.117 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Report Versioning2.05 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling2.712 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
Chartio (discontinued)
7.5
15 Ratings
9% below category average
OpenText Magellan
8.0
1 Ratings
0% below category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)7.215 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization7.212 Ratings00 Ratings
Predictive Analytics8.03 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
Chartio (discontinued)
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Ratings
OpenText Magellan
9.0
2 Ratings
5% above category average
Role-Based Security Model00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Single Sign-On (SSO)00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
Chartio (discontinued)
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Ratings
OpenText Magellan
7.0
2 Ratings
13% below category average
Responsive Design for Web Access00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding
Comparison of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding features of Product A and Product B
Chartio (discontinued)
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Ratings
OpenText Magellan
6.2
1 Ratings
24% below category average
REST API00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Javascript API00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Java API00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Themeable User Interface (UI)00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Customizable Platform (Open Source)00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Best Alternatives
Chartio (discontinued)OpenText Magellan
Small Businesses
IBM SPSS Modeler
IBM SPSS Modeler
Score 7.8 out of 10
BrightGauge
BrightGauge
Score 9.0 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Mathematica
Mathematica
Score 8.2 out of 10
Reveal
Reveal
Score 9.9 out of 10
Enterprises
IBM SPSS Modeler
IBM SPSS Modeler
Score 7.8 out of 10
Jaspersoft Community Edition
Jaspersoft Community Edition
Score 9.7 out of 10
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User Ratings
Chartio (discontinued)OpenText Magellan
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(30 ratings)
9.0
(11 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.0
(24 ratings)
3.9
(9 ratings)
Usability
7.6
(6 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Availability
8.6
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
7.3
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Online Training
8.2
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
7.3
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
6.8
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Chartio (discontinued)OpenText Magellan
Likelihood to Recommend
Atlassian
Chartio is a great tool for building presentable dashboards. It can export, you can add read-only access, and it has permissions levels by dashboard for users. There are other data analysis tools that help to analyze the data, but few allow for such a nice presentation
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OpenText
If you do not have a large budget and are a large organization, I would steer clear of Actuate. If you are looking to do very complex washboarding, I would not use them. Your developers have to be very skilled to work with this. Plan to bring in consultants if necessary to help your process. Adhoc reporting is weak. If your pricing is user based and you expand, this could be very expensive.
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Pros
Atlassian
  • Direct linkage to our databases. Abstracts away the visualization layer so we can focus on the data and the queries.
  • Host of graphs and tools that permits all types of data visualizations.
  • Haven't quite used this yet, but there is a new embedding feature that will be very helpful so that we can embed the charts into a company central dash.
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OpenText
  • The report outputs can vary across different types such as HTML, PDF, and Excel
  • Their open source offering is very sufficient
  • There are great boards and blogs for developers and engineers to expand and use their features.
  • The people from the company that I've worked with are professional and courteous.
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Cons
Atlassian
  • There is not a last full month date range option. You can still get the range that you need, but the dashboards will have to be manually updated to exclusively display one whole month.
  • When building a chart, the area which displays your tables and fields is finite. You can't adjust the size to make it easier to see. They do allow a mouse-over to see the entire name of your table/field, but I would prefer to adjust the width.
  • Once you modify a query in the Custom Query tab, there doesn't seem to be a way to go back to using the U.I.
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OpenText
  • The documentation on all the available features, but most importantly on the scripting side, can be improved
  • The standard look & feel of some basic options, like parameter selection or sorting and filtering, looks dated and can't be customized
  • The server portal needs to provide better tools
  • More integration is needed with other OpenText products
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Likelihood to Renew
Atlassian
Great customer support: You will receive an answer by email usually within 20-30 minutes. Not only that but our CSMs for Chartio go out of their way to help, they have even created charts for some of the less experienced users that wanted an example to work from. We have had nothing but great experiences with this team.
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OpenText
I am no longer working for the company that was using Actuate but I believe they would continue to use it because the stitching costs would be to high. It would require a complete rewrite of the reports and the never version of Actuate (BIRT) even required an almost complete report rewrite
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Usability
Atlassian
I really like using Chartio. I use it on a daily basis for pulling data from different sources and combining data (the explore tab was a great idea for this use). I think I would give it 8/10 because there needs to be more documentation or maybe blog posts about things people are doing with it. I only have my own ideas about what to do /how to graph things. I know there are some articles, but it would be awesome to have a section on the neat dashboards people are building or how they show data in different ways. Another complaint is how much time it takes to load. I know our databases aren't set up precisely for Chartio and I have been creating data stores. But the data stores have so many more limitations that adds a whole new layer of frustration. Love the product, keep up the good work and the fast fixes.
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OpenText
It is quite intuitive to use. It is fit specifically for doing sentiment, emotion, and intention analysis as well as text classification and text summarization. I would have given 10 if it is fit for the purpose of doing image processing and analysis as well. There is a huge market to analyze video and image data.
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Support Rating
Atlassian
No answers on this topic
OpenText
Always there on the front and backend for us and the client.
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Online Training
Atlassian
I use self learning materials. Pretty helpful. I find myself having to go back to the "drilldown" instructions though, and have a hard time finding hidden variables on a dashboard, so perhaps there is room for intuitive improvements (or maybe I'm just being lazy)
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OpenText
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
Atlassian
Chartio so far has been the easiest BI tool to setup and has also been the most affordable. There are some other, great, BI tools out there but they were a bit to heavy handed for what we needed. Also - despite the high cost per user in Chartio, the other tools were still more expensive.
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OpenText
It is vastly superior to these in many ways, for complex reporting it is a much more sophisticated solution. Visualizations are very good. Javascript extensibility is very powerful, others don't support this or as well. Pentaho and MS are both OLAP oriented. Pentaho is moving more toward big data, which was not our primary focus. Others are stuck in the Crystal Reports Band metaphor.
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Scalability
Atlassian
Chartio has worked well as our datawarehouse has rapidly expanded, and the usability/performance hasn't seemed to have suffered. What we haven't yet realized is additional savings from additional users. We have some dashboard needs for users who truly just view of a few charts, and the licensing structure hasn't yet been structured in a way that would support that type of approach...having 50 "core" licenses, and then potentially several hundred view only licenses for partners that would use the application infrequently.
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OpenText
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Atlassian
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OpenText
  • Actuate can handle 50 to 60 sub reports inside a report very well.
  • Dynamically creating the datasource, chart, graph, reports are the main advantages. We can do any level of drilling, and can create a performance matrix dashboard efficiently.
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ScreenShots

Chartio (discontinued) Screenshots

Screenshot of Sample Executive DashboardScreenshot of Sample Zendesk DashboardScreenshot of Chartio's SQL Mode Chart CreatorScreenshot of SQL EditorScreenshot of Query BuilderScreenshot of Data Pipeline

OpenText Magellan Screenshots

Screenshot of A Magellan BI & Reporting dashboard that an individual can interact with and personalize to their needs, such as changing chart types or computations.Screenshot of Magellan Data Discovery provides a Smart User Interface, designed to equip new users and users seeking a more streamlined set of features for insightsScreenshot of Magellan Data Discovery provides an Advanced User Interface that allows data analytics pros to leverage its breadth of sophisticated capabilities for insightsScreenshot of Magellan Text Mining insights can be displayed within easy-to-use dashboards.Screenshot of Data scientists can create visualizations within the Magellan Notebook and see it dynamically update as they write changes to it.