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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Databox ranks higher in 3 feature sets: BI Standard Reporting, Ad-hoc Reporting, Data Discovery and Visualization
  • Databox and Google Data Studio are tied in 1 feature set: Report Output and Scheduling

BI Standard Reporting

9.3

Databox

93%
8.2

Google Data Studio

82%
Databox ranks higher in 3/3 features

Pixel Perfect reports

9.9
99%
5 Ratings
8.1
81%
35 Ratings

Customizable dashboards

9.0
90%
8 Ratings
8.7
87%
50 Ratings

Report Formatting Templates

9.0
90%
8 Ratings
7.9
79%
49 Ratings

Ad-hoc Reporting

8.6

Databox

86%
7.6

Google Data Studio

76%
Databox ranks higher in 4/4 features

Drill-down analysis

8.0
80%
6 Ratings
7.5
75%
43 Ratings

Formatting capabilities

9.0
90%
8 Ratings
7.8
78%
46 Ratings

Integration with R or other statistical packages

7.9
79%
3 Ratings
6.2
62%
25 Ratings

Report sharing and collaboration

9.5
95%
8 Ratings
9.0
90%
50 Ratings

Report Output and Scheduling

8.3

Databox

83%
8.3

Google Data Studio

83%
Google Data Studio ranks higher in 3/5 features

Publish to Web

9.0
90%
6 Ratings
9.2
92%
44 Ratings

Publish to PDF

9.0
90%
7 Ratings
8.7
87%
44 Ratings

Report Versioning

7.7
77%
4 Ratings
7.9
79%
32 Ratings

Report Delivery Scheduling

9.0
90%
8 Ratings
8.0
80%
35 Ratings

Delivery to Remote Servers

7.1
71%
3 Ratings
7.5
75%
19 Ratings

Data Discovery and Visualization

7.8

Databox

78%
7.7

Google Data Studio

77%
Databox ranks higher in 2/3 features

Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)

8.5
85%
6 Ratings
8.2
82%
49 Ratings

Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization

7.0
70%
4 Ratings
8.7
87%
46 Ratings

Predictive Analytics

7.9
79%
5 Ratings
6.1
61%
25 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Databox is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
  • Google Data Studio is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • Databox and Google Data Studio are tied in 1 area: Usability

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

Databox

80%
8 Ratings
8.4

Google Data Studio

84%
51 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Databox

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

Google Data Studio

90%
1 Rating

Usability

9.0

Databox

90%
1 Rating
9.0

Google Data Studio

90%
3 Ratings

Support Rating

9.8

Databox

98%
6 Ratings
6.8

Google Data Studio

68%
23 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Databox

I believe Databox can be an asset for any company. We are a small company, but I can see the value for large companies too. Databox is a great fit for departments or organizations that need to put their data into a readable form without needing a ton of reports. Databox allows you to save time and put together a nice report without having to do too much extra work. Once it is set up, it basically runs on its own at the frequency you set. I personally receive a daily report and have it sent to the respective people on the day of our meeting so we can quickly review it.
Heather Robinette, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Data Studio

Editing the reports is little bit tricky or time consuming , as we have have to switch between Edit and View mode to see the effect of doing changes. So basically , it's not user friendly at making reports. Whereas on the other hand when it comes to integration , i think its really good as it provides more than 300 connectors, I haven't used all of them but it's a good option
Mukul Saxena | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Databox

  • Create dashboards from a variety of data sources.
  • Set & track goals based on the data and metrics provided.
  • Send alerts and scorecard updates to Slack and email automatically.
Michael Glover | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Data Studio

  • Self-service
  • Easy to use, point and click
  • Little to no training required
  • Easy to share internally and externally
  • Rich visualizations
  • Canned reports
  • Easy to copy/paste/dupe existing reports
  • Ability to join data sets
  • Easy integration with various data sources
  • Flexible data integrations, including lowest common denominator (CSV, XLS, G-Sheets)
  • Wide range of APIs
  • Secure / authentication via Google SSO
  • Easy to share / re-assign ownership of reports and data sources
Kevin McGuire | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Databox

  • Some types of data can only be reported on for 1-2 months back. Unless I'm misunderstanding the function of the software this seems really weird. I can't figure out how to report on Activities more than 2 months ago
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Data Studio

  • Having to pay for third-party connector access.
  • Limited in terms of the number of recipients that can be included in the scheduled reporting.
  • Lots of information on some pages making it hard to understand from time-to-time. Could be cleaner from a UX perspective.
Gareth Beer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Databox

General

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

Starting Price

Google Data Studio

General

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

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Databox

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Data Studio

Google Data Studio 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It is the simplest and least expensive way for us to automate our reporting at this time. I like the ability to customize literally everything about each report, and the ability to send out reports automatically in emails. The only issue we have been having recently is a technical glitch in the automatic email report. Sadly, there is almost no support for this tool from Google, but is also free, so that is important to take into consideration
Janaye Steadman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Databox

Databox 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Databox is an intuitive, well-designed platform that can be used by non-technical marketers. It is easy to learn, and while set up takes time, usability is high and the team has enjoyed creating custom dashboards and clients have also given us great feedback regarding its usability and value. While other BI tools are much more complex to navigate, Databox is a breeze.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Data Studio

Google Data Studio 9.0
Based on 3 answers
Google Data Studio has a clean interface that follows a lot of UX best practices. It is fairly easy to pick up the first time you use it, and there is a lot of documentation on line to help troubleshoot, if needed
Meredith Walter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Databox

Databox 9.8
Based on 6 answers
I have really enjoyed using Databox and have seen the value of it in many ways. They also continue to improve the functions of it and grow their integrations and templates. I look forward to continuing to use Databox in the future, potentially even finding ways to incorporate it into other departments to help them with reporting as well.
Heather Robinette, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Data Studio

Google Data Studio 6.8
Based on 23 answers
I rated the overall support for Google Data Studio a five because it offers limited real-time chat of phone support. The best resource available to get analyst questions on Google Data Studio reporting and integration capabilities answered, is an online Google support portal with text and video tutorials: https://support.google.com/datastudio. But the analyst needs to know the correct keyword(s) to find accurate answers to his or her technical questions. Or be in the correct category of questions: Connect, Visualize, Share or Manage. So, the existing self-help portal works fine to answer basic questions on metrics, dimensions, how to integrate a data source, or how to create a custom report. It doesn't do a great job of answering advanced questions on why data doesn't match between Data Studio and Google Analytics. Why data is not showing up even though the dashboard sources have been refreshed, or how to create a custom Google Sheets to auto-update dashboard every month.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Databox

Databox is unique in its ability to report from multiple data sources. Google Analytics is the standard when it comes to web metrics, but it's just one of the tools that integrates with Databox. Tableau is fantastic for data visualizations and reporting, but it's much more expensive than Databox, so it's not ideal for everyone. Tableau is also superior with customization
Daniel Berry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Data Studio

Google Data Studio provides a great feature set considering its price point, especially when compared to commercial options from Microsoft and Tableau. While it may not be as versatile when it comes to working with and developing complex datasets, there is enough charm in its simple, easy-to-use UI to allow not-so-complex analytics to be conducted without having to hire a data analyst.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Databox

  • It has helped us to show our value to clients
  • Easily digestible dashboards make it easy to understand what you're looking at
Dustin Brackett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Data Studio

  • Free, so the only investment is time
  • Because it doesn't have native support of non-Google sources, it can cost more money than Tableau
  • The time spent formatting the templates or building connectors can have a negative impact on ROI
  • As a agency, charging for the reporting service is profitable after the first month or two after building the dashboard.
Scott Walker | TrustRadius Reviewer

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