Datadeck vs. Yellowfin

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Datadeck
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
Datadeck aims to put everyone in sync with beautiful dashboards of all your data sources.N/A
Yellowfin
Score 7.9 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Yellowfin is a cloud-based business intelligence and dashboarding platform.
$250
per month
Pricing
DatadeckYellowfin
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
DatadeckYellowfin
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional Details
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Features
DatadeckYellowfin
BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.8
4 Ratings
7% above category average
Yellowfin
6.2
12 Ratings
28% below category average
Pixel Perfect reports9.04 Ratings5.85 Ratings
Customizable dashboards8.34 Ratings6.212 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates9.04 Ratings6.511 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.3
4 Ratings
2% above category average
Yellowfin
6.6
12 Ratings
21% below category average
Drill-down analysis7.74 Ratings6.711 Ratings
Formatting capabilities8.04 Ratings7.112 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages8.33 Ratings6.38 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration9.34 Ratings6.511 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.7
4 Ratings
4% above category average
Yellowfin
5.9
11 Ratings
34% below category average
Publish to Web9.03 Ratings6.411 Ratings
Publish to PDF8.74 Ratings6.211 Ratings
Report Versioning8.34 Ratings5.89 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling8.73 Ratings5.711 Ratings
Delivery to Remote Servers8.73 Ratings5.55 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.9
4 Ratings
10% above category average
Yellowfin
5.9
12 Ratings
31% below category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)9.04 Ratings6.012 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization9.04 Ratings5.812 Ratings
Predictive Analytics8.74 Ratings5.810 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.8
4 Ratings
2% above category average
Yellowfin
6.3
11 Ratings
31% below category average
Multi-User Support (named login)9.04 Ratings6.311 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model8.74 Ratings6.510 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)9.04 Ratings6.410 Ratings
Single Sign-On (SSO)8.33 Ratings5.94 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.3
4 Ratings
4% above category average
Yellowfin
6.7
8 Ratings
18% below category average
Responsive Design for Web Access8.03 Ratings6.25 Ratings
Mobile Application7.73 Ratings6.48 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile9.34 Ratings6.28 Ratings
Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding
Comparison of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.5
4 Ratings
7% above category average
Yellowfin
6.1
5 Ratings
26% below category average
REST API8.33 Ratings6.15 Ratings
Javascript API8.52 Ratings5.45 Ratings
iFrames8.53 Ratings6.05 Ratings
Java API8.52 Ratings6.35 Ratings
Themeable User Interface (UI)8.73 Ratings6.55 Ratings
Customizable Platform (Open Source)8.52 Ratings6.55 Ratings
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User Ratings
DatadeckYellowfin
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(4 ratings)
6.3
(12 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
6.3
(7 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
5.7
(7 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 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
DatadeckYellowfin
Likelihood to Recommend
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
DataDeck is an excellent solution for those who need to analyze Google Analytics daily. You can have an exclusive deck for an exclusive GAt account and select the reports and instances needed. No need to go deep into the GA menus anymore. Just pick the info you need and that specify data will be easily available. We feel that sharing the dashboard with our clients does not work well once, sometimes, have difficulties to understand the dashboard and data.
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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
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Easy to use without programming skills needed
  • All data under one dashboard
  • Reduces time to locate information
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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
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
  • There are still important pieces missing.
  • The way prices are set is a little strange.
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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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Usability
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
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
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Yellowfin
99.9% availability
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Support Rating
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
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
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
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
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Yellowfin
Web-based training for large audiences for Level 1 and Level 2 I would suggest
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Implementation Rating
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
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
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
DataDeck definitely makes the reading and analyzing data easier than accessing the GA dashboard.
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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
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
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
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Datadeck has helped us in achieving our organization goal more faster than previously
  • It has helped us in collecting more data and providing the best results when needed, which makes our work more efficient and systematic
  • It has helped us in analysing our work process and has increased our productivity
  • It has increased our ROI upto 9%
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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

Yellowfin Screenshots

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