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Score 8.3 out of 100

Tableau Online

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Score 8.1 out of 100

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

Tableau Online

Tableau [Online] is very strong for solid, standardized reporting among a variety of different dimensions. It's easy to understand and navigate for regular users. There is also a wide variety of charts and visualizations to chose from which makes it relatively easy to tell the story beyond the numbers. Tableau [Online] is less suited for ad-hoc reporting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Databox
9.1
Tableau Online
8.3
Pixel Perfect reports
Databox
9.5
Tableau Online
7.9
Customizable dashboards
Databox
9.0
Tableau Online
8.8
Report Formatting Templates
Databox
8.9
Tableau Online
8.3

Ad-hoc Reporting

Databox
8.6
Tableau Online
8.2
Drill-down analysis
Databox
8.0
Tableau Online
8.3
Formatting capabilities
Databox
8.9
Tableau Online
8.0
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Databox
7.9
Tableau Online
7.9
Report sharing and collaboration
Databox
9.6
Tableau Online
8.4

Report Output and Scheduling

Databox
8.4
Tableau Online
8.5
Publish to Web
Databox
9.0
Tableau Online
8.6
Publish to PDF
Databox
9.1
Tableau Online
8.5
Report Versioning
Databox
7.7
Tableau Online
8.0
Report Delivery Scheduling
Databox
9.1
Tableau Online
8.7
Delivery to Remote Servers
Databox
7.1
Tableau Online
8.7

Data Discovery and Visualization

Databox
7.9
Tableau Online
8.5
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Databox
8.5
Tableau Online
8.7
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Databox
7.2
Tableau Online
8.6
Predictive Analytics
Databox
8.0
Tableau Online
8.1

Access Control and Security

Databox
Tableau Online
8.9
Multi-User Support (named login)
Databox
Tableau Online
9.2
Role-Based Security Model
Databox
Tableau Online
8.8
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Databox
Tableau Online
8.7
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Databox
Tableau Online
8.9

Mobile Capabilities

Databox
Tableau Online
7.8
Responsive Design for Web Access
Databox
Tableau Online
7.6
Dedicated iOS Application
Databox
Tableau Online
7.8
Dedicated Android Application
Databox
Tableau Online
7.7
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Databox
Tableau Online
7.9

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

Databox
Tableau Online
8.0
REST API
Databox
Tableau Online
8.2
Javascript API
Databox
Tableau Online
8.1
iFrames
Databox
Tableau Online
7.9
Java API
Databox
Tableau Online
7.8
Themeable User Interface (UI)
Databox
Tableau Online
8.0
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
Databox
Tableau Online
7.9

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

Tableau Online

  • Tableau Online is completely cloud based and that's why the reports and dashboards are accessible even on the go. One doesn't always need to access the office laptop to access the reports.
  • The visualizations are interactive and one can quickly change the level at which they want to view the information. For example, one person might be more interested in looking at the country level performances rather than client level. This is intuitive and one doesn't need to create multiple reports for the same.
  • The feature to ask questions in plain vanilla English language is great and helpful. For quick adhoc fact checks one can simply type what they are looking for and the Natural Language Programming algorithms under the hood parse the query, interpret it and then fetch the results accordingly in a visual form.
Raman Ahuja | 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

Tableau Online

  • Can be a steep learning curve for new users
  • Modeling and building algorithms aren't always intuitive and take some testing/retesting to ensure it's working as it should
  • Inability to integrate easily with our HRIS platform. Reports are pulled from HRIS at various intervals and uploaded into Tableau
Anonymous | 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

Tableau Online

Tableau Online 8.6
Based on 22 answers
Works good online. No issues or reason to use offline version based on my needs. Moving to the cloud has made working within the Microsoft ecosystem much more seamless and enjoyable. Heavy users may find some reasons the offline version works better, similar to the experience I've has with excel.
Anonymous | 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

Tableau Online

Tableau Online 8.2
Based on 21 answers
In times where the system is down, support has always been quick to notify and keep us apprised of the latest developments. It's crucial for our system to always be available, but when emergencies have arisen, I don't recall a time where the Tableau Online Support hasn't been able to address our concerns in a timely manner.
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

Tableau Online

Googles dashboard suite is very user-friendly and anyone can edit and make changes with very little knowledge or practice. But nothing I’ve worked with compares to the customization and multi streams of data in a user-friendly package like tableau does. It’s a really cool piece of software and I would choose that again.
Gavin Scott-Miller | 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

Tableau Online

  • When we release new products, we are now able to quickly see data and toggle between current periods and previous to see performance
  • Generating new reports requires less IT time to build
  • Data can be shared across many different device types
  • We now have integration where our customers can extract data from our software more easily-this was a big ask from our customers
Tom Laughlin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Databox

General

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

Tableau Online

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Databox
8.1
Tableau Online
8.4

Usability

Databox
9.0
Tableau Online
8.6

Support Rating

Databox
9.8
Tableau Online
8.2

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