Chartio (discontinued) vs. Yellowfin

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
Yellowfin
Score 8.2 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Yellowfin is a cloud-based business intelligence and dashboarding platform.
$250
per month
Pricing
Chartio (discontinued)Yellowfin
Editions & Modules
Starter
$40
per user/per month
Professional
$60
per user/per month
Organization
Contact sales team
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Chartio (discontinued)Yellowfin
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Community Pulse
Chartio (discontinued)Yellowfin
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Chartio (discontinued)Yellowfin
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
Yellowfin
6.1
12 Ratings
29% below category average
Pixel Perfect reports3.614 Ratings5.85 Ratings
Customizable dashboards7.718 Ratings6.212 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates6.714 Ratings6.511 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
Yellowfin
6.6
12 Ratings
20% below category average
Drill-down analysis6.913 Ratings6.611 Ratings
Formatting capabilities6.112 Ratings7.112 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages3.15 Ratings6.38 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration6.513 Ratings6.511 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
Yellowfin
5.9
11 Ratings
34% below category average
Publish to Web2.79 Ratings6.411 Ratings
Publish to PDF6.117 Ratings6.211 Ratings
Report Versioning2.05 Ratings5.89 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling2.712 Ratings5.611 Ratings
Delivery to Remote Servers00 Ratings5.55 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
Yellowfin
5.8
12 Ratings
32% below category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)7.215 Ratings6.012 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization7.212 Ratings5.812 Ratings
Predictive Analytics8.03 Ratings5.810 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
Yellowfin
6.3
11 Ratings
30% below category average
Multi-User Support (named login)00 Ratings6.311 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model00 Ratings6.510 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)00 Ratings6.410 Ratings
Single Sign-On (SSO)00 Ratings5.94 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
Chartio (discontinued)
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Ratings
Yellowfin
6.7
8 Ratings
17% below category average
Responsive Design for Web Access00 Ratings6.25 Ratings
Mobile Application00 Ratings6.48 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile00 Ratings6.28 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
Yellowfin
6.1
5 Ratings
26% below category average
REST API00 Ratings6.15 Ratings
Javascript API00 Ratings5.45 Ratings
iFrames00 Ratings6.05 Ratings
Java API00 Ratings6.35 Ratings
Themeable User Interface (UI)00 Ratings6.55 Ratings
Customizable Platform (Open Source)00 Ratings6.55 Ratings
Best Alternatives
Chartio (discontinued)Yellowfin
Small Businesses
IBM SPSS Modeler
IBM SPSS Modeler
Score 7.8 out of 10
SAP Crystal
SAP Crystal
Score 8.9 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)Yellowfin
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(30 ratings)
6.3
(12 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.0
(24 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
7.6
(6 ratings)
6.3
(7 ratings)
Availability
8.6
(2 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Performance
7.3
(1 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
5.6
(7 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Online Training
8.2
(1 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
7.3
(1 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
6.8
(2 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Chartio (discontinued)Yellowfin
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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Yellowfin
We can recommend this software without hesitation, as it has the ability to generate reports and data analysis, as well as process the data automatically, which saves time. It is ideal for small and medium-sized companies that wish to improve their services in the business world
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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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Yellowfin
  • Yellowfin’s Storyboard, Timeline and Collaborative tools make it easy to share data and insights across an organisation.
  • Strong Operational and Executive Dashboards that reflect the business KPIs and can send out prompts to people within the business based on rules.
  • Yellowfin makes it incredibly easy to create dynamic reports and dashboards which incorporate maps through locational intelligence functionality.
  • Yellowfin is a single license and all access is via a web browser making it perfect for both on-premise and cloud deployment. Mobile apps are also available.
  • User roles and source filtering allows Admin/IT to offer different functions/views by user group/role.
  • Mobile BI applications to support any device ..
  • API connectors ( YF 7.2 on the way in Mar16 ) for a range of third-party Web-based applications, data sources, Enterprises CRM/ERP apps & open data platform apps, including Salesforce, Google Analytics, Twitter, Youtube , Zoho CRM, XE.com & more coming to make endusers to integrate their applications for better benefits
  • Yellowfin Integration with Predictive analytical and Big Data processing tools like R, UDF, Spark to build rich applications for end users
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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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Yellowfin
  • The ability to predefine a colour for a specific graph as a selection option dynamically.
  • The ability to customise the label of a chart, especially with respect to performance related reporting graphs we need an increase in dynamic charting options to meet our more specialised requirements.
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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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Yellowfin
No answers on this topic
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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Yellowfin
As mentioned previously, if a newer company is looking for a strong, polished BI tool, Yellowfin would be a great software vendor to consider. Unfortunately, the high cost might be a barrier to these newer companies who dont have any legacy software/agreements such as an EA agreement with Microsoft.
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Reliability and Availability
Atlassian
No answers on this topic
Yellowfin
99.9% availability
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Support Rating
Atlassian
No answers on this topic
Yellowfin
They have good support in what they provide. But what they provide is not what is promised. I would stay with them if I can. Be very careful before signing up with them. They are not what they seem in the sales pitches. Be very careful and make sure you test and test before you sign up.
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In-Person Training
Atlassian
No answers on this topic
Yellowfin
Yellowfin provides 3 levels of training to support consumers, business analytics, developers and Administrations :
  1. Yellowfin BI Training - Level 1 (Exploration)
  2. Yellowfin BI Training - Level 2 (Advanced)
  3. Yellowfin BI Training - Level 3(Expert)
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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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Yellowfin
Web-based training for large audiences for Level 1 and Level 2 I would suggest
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Implementation Rating
Atlassian
No answers on this topic
Yellowfin
Design the data model and views for each dashboard is very important and it is the success factor Configuration of cluster for large implementation
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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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Yellowfin
Yellow Fin platform is browser agnostic and is accessible from desktops as well as mobile devices. It is very simple and fast, it is integrated with Big Data, clients do not require a great training. It just works. But it’s easier to have things on the cloud, especially if you need to use different computers. Yellow Fin lacks the cloud feature.
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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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Yellowfin
- Tested 500 con-current users in Linux platform with 4 cores systems - Tested with cloud based VM - Tested with 1000 reads per minutes
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Return on Investment
Atlassian
No answers on this topic
Yellowfin
  • Yellowfin gives us a BI tool that is incredibly sleek, which leads our data to be clean, concise, and in an "easy-to-digest" format.
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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

Yellowfin Screenshots

Screenshot of Location IntelligenceScreenshot of Yellowfin DashboardScreenshot of Yellowfin SignalsScreenshot of Yellowfin MobileScreenshot of Yellowfin Sales KPIs