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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 7.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ClicData

We used ClicData dashboards in a somewhat unorthodox way: we used "Indicators", or icons within tables to represent data, and the results looked great. The ability to integrate 3rd party HTML into dashboards was valuable (although Clic Data correctly warns that response time may suffer).The ability to start small and release dashboards incrementally suited our needs very well. We also valued the responsive account team getting us quickly pointed in the right direction.
Ben Warren | TrustRadius Reviewer

MicroStrategy Analytics

MSTR is great for any organization that is looking for a way to deliver complicated data in an uncomplicated way. From business teams to marketing and finance, several departments benefit from using MSTR to keep track of KPIs enabling teams to make optimizations along the way. MSTR provides great visual representations of data enabling team members to distill thousands of data points into easily digestible charts and graphs
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

ClicData
9.5
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.0
Pixel Perfect reports
ClicData
10.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
6.8
Customizable dashboards
ClicData
9.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.6
Report Formatting Templates
ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
6.8

Ad-hoc Reporting

ClicData
7.7
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.0
Drill-down analysis
ClicData
7.5
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.2
Formatting capabilities
ClicData
8.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.5
Report sharing and collaboration
ClicData
7.7
MicroStrategy Analytics
6.9
Integration with R or other statistical packages
ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
6.3

Report Output and Scheduling

ClicData
8.5
MicroStrategy Analytics
6.9
Publish to Web
ClicData
10.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
6.6
Publish to PDF
ClicData
9.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.8
Report Versioning
ClicData
7.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.5
Report Delivery Scheduling
ClicData
8.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
6.9
Delivery to Remote Servers
ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
5.7

Data Discovery and Visualization

ClicData
7.7
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.5
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
ClicData
8.5
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.0
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
ClicData
7.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.0
Predictive Analytics
ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
8.4

Access Control and Security

ClicData
9.5
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.4
Multi-User Support (named login)
ClicData
9.2
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.3
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
ClicData
9.7
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.2
Role-Based Security Model
ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.6
Single Sign-On (SSO)
ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.5

Mobile Capabilities

ClicData
4.7
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.3
Responsive Design for Web Access
ClicData
5.5
MicroStrategy Analytics
6.5
Dedicated iOS Application
ClicData
1.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
8.4
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
ClicData
7.7
MicroStrategy Analytics
6.4
Dedicated Android Application
ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
8.2

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

ClicData
10.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
8.2
iFrames
ClicData
10.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
8.5
Themeable User Interface (UI)
ClicData
10.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
8.3
REST API
ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.5
Javascript API
ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
8.1
Java API
ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
8.6
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
8.2

Pros

ClicData

  • Ease of use, I can put together a dashboard in about an hour that is used by daily.
  • Support, their support team is super helpful and always has detailed insight.
  • Connectors, they have a huge number of connectors that allow easy integration of your data sources.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MicroStrategy Analytics

  • They sell the product well, and make promises you will actually believe
  • "checks the box" for most features a company would need. Doesn't actually deliver them though
  • They answer the phone in a timely manner. Can't answer your questions or provide support, but the queue time isn't bad
  • They have online documentation. It's not up to date, and likely doesn't reflect the version of software you are using, but hey... they can point to it.
Jeff Harris | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ClicData

  • More widgets.
  • Sometimes it takes a while to refresh.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MicroStrategy Analytics

  • The graph options are not as robust as an Excel user might want.
  • The metadata layer can sometimes be slower, and it takes a long time for reports to run.
  • Viewing the data feed entered can be cumbersome at times, in terms of validation with reports.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

ClicData

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

MicroStrategy Analytics

MicroStrategy Analytics 9.9
Based on 27 answers
I would always choose to renew MicroStrategy as long as they lead the market in features, functionality and price. The support of MicroStrategy is timely and professional, I frequently get answers to my questions within 24 hours and normally have solutions within 48 hours. Training available for MicroStrategy completely covers everything required to be able to expertly use MicroStrategy and understand data warehousing.
Paul Campbell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

ClicData

ClicData 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Like I mentioned before, the ease of use means we not only get very quick results and beautiful dashboards in minutes, it means my team is actually using it because they aren't frustrated in the learning curve or wasting time trying to accomplish simple tasks.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MicroStrategy Analytics

MicroStrategy Analytics 7.0
Based on 6 answers
The standard grid reporting could look more like the styling and object used for the Import and Visual Insight products. In addition, object properties almost seem to be hidden when first using the product. It's as if they are asking the engineers to only use the presets we make available...and, these presets are 10+ years old. On the positive side, Microstrategy seems to be the only product, not named Cognos, which can scale to Big Data. The product is "hackable" via the SDK or tricking the Intelligence Server to do uncommon things. The Microstrategy development team also seems to be very involved with their OEM partners; especially when it comes to features and enhancements. A large majority of the improvements we suggested have made it into the product or on the roadmap for future enhancements. Only suckas fall for the shiny objects from most other vendors; Microstrategy is really the only choice for Enterprise BI.
Wm. Dexter Jones | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

ClicData

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

MicroStrategy Analytics

MicroStrategy Analytics 9.0
Based on 3 answers
I've never had an issue with MicroStrategy not being available due to MicroStrategy application malfunction. It is very robust and only failures I've seen were due to user error or the platform the machine running the service failed some how.
Paul Campbell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

ClicData

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

MicroStrategy Analytics

MicroStrategy Analytics 9.0
Based on 3 answers
Being able to customize the performance based on the business need is extremely powerful. Proper configuration and understanding of the usage pattern is key, if the technical ability of the architect is not at top level, then the product will not be configured correctly which will lead to poor performance.
Paul Campbell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ClicData

ClicData 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We've only needed support a couple times in the beginning as we were learning the system and how to display our data in interesting ways. Every time we reached out we got very detailed responses and were connected to someone that you could tell was very interested in making sure we were happy with how things were going.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MicroStrategy Analytics

MicroStrategy Analytics 6.0
Based on 9 answers
MicroStrategy's support is very good. We don't have a lot of technical issues in the first place, but when we do have to open a case with them, their front-line engineers seem very capable and resolve most of the issues without escalation. Our sales team is also very good and keeps us in the loop on new features and makes sure we are satisfied customers.
Mark McCully | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

ClicData

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

MicroStrategy Analytics

MicroStrategy Analytics 9.0
Based on 5 answers
I have attended many trainings offered by MicroStrategy; both distance and in-person training. I earned my CRD (Certified Report Developer) certification via the online training. I found the training to be well organized and concise. Overall I will definitely continue to increase my knowledge with MicroStrategy via the online training offering.
Shawn Stephens | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

ClicData

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

MicroStrategy Analytics

MicroStrategy Analytics 9.0
Based on 7 answers
We measured following KPI for the success
  • Increase in Business Feeds Loads
  • Reduction in Controllers Manual Work.
  • Conversion of Manual Work into Systematic Workflows.
  • Increase in Customer Spend
  • Reduction in Service costs
  • Reduction in time-to-market for new campaigns
  • Increase in cross sell and Up sell
  • Error reduction in customer Identification
  • Existing client retained
Dharmesh Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ClicData

ClicData was the most flexible. It is cloud-based and even has WebService access. You can publish your data for access from other applications. The sheer number of data connectors is amazing. The ability to not only create dashboards, but you can schedule them to be delivered to specific recipients on a scheduled basis via PDF or a static HTML page.
Ben Warren | TrustRadius Reviewer

MicroStrategy Analytics

Tableau is probably MicroStrategy Analytic's biggest competitor I've noticed over time, and I'm not sure why. Tableau only covers visualizations independently for each business user, which then creates the issues of every employee creating their own version of the data, and then you have 20 versions of the truth. A enterprise data warehouse and MicroStrategy's Visual Insight is a better method.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

ClicData

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

MicroStrategy Analytics

MicroStrategy Analytics 9.0
Based on 2 answers
This software is extremely scaleable, one can add more core servers which performs as a load balancing. The configurations available to manage usage patterns and daily activity are as high a caliber as any other enterprise level software. This product can be installed on both a windows and unix platform allow for integration on a budget.
Paul Campbell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ClicData

  • ClicData was by far the most reasonable cost-wise, and we were able to get ROI within just minutes of using it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MicroStrategy Analytics

  • MicroStrategy was helpful for reducing the amount of time we needed to spend number crunching large data sets, and in doing so, allowed me as the primary users to spend more time gleaning insights from the data that in turn informed our leadership team to make strategic decisions.
  • By creating numerous canned reports available to all members of the team through email distribution or basic access to the platform, we were able to reduce the time I spent showing people how to pull the data in Microsoft Excel by nearly 40% .
  • We ended up needing to make many changes to the way our DMP was feeding data into MicroStrategy due to incorrect reporting that caused complications in accounting and finance.
Toreyan Clarke | TrustRadius Reviewer

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MicroStrategy Analytics

Pricing Details

ClicData

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$71*

* data volume, type of data source and level of automation

ClicData Editions & Modules

Edition
Premium$791
Team$2591
Enterprise$4991
Dedicated$8901
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details
All plans include multiple users licenses but dashboards can be shared with external users via live links, no license needed. Plans and pricing vary based on the data connectors, refreshes, and the level of automation needed. A few hours of Expert Service are including in all plans but more hours can be purchased. A white label option is also available for consultants and agencies.

MicroStrategy Analytics

General

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

MicroStrategy Analytics Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Desktop$6001
  1. per named user
SaaS Edition
Web$6001
Web$300,0002
Mobile$6003
Mobile$300,0004
  1. per named user
  2. per CPU core
  3. per named user
  4. per CPU core
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ClicData
9.2
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.4

Likelihood to Renew

ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
9.9

Usability

ClicData
10.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
7.0

Reliability and Availability

ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
9.0

Performance

ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
9.0

Support Rating

ClicData
10.0
MicroStrategy Analytics
6.0

Online Training

ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
9.0

Implementation Rating

ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
9.0

Scalability

ClicData
MicroStrategy Analytics
9.0

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