datapine vs. Entrinsik Informer

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
datapine
Score 9.7 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
datapine is a business intelligence and and data visualization solution that is focused on self-service. Its interface for data analysis and discovery combines interactive dashboards to deliver insights across and beyond the user’s organization. No coding skills are required. datapine helps businesses monitor KPIs and their artificial algorithms learn from the user’s data and inform them as soon as something…
$249
per month
Entrinsik Informer
Score 9.3 out of 10
N/A
Entrinsik Informer is a web-based reporting and business intelligence application popular in the higher education vertical market. It helps organizations transform real-time data into actionable information by delivering ad-hoc reporting, data analysis, and interactive dashboards.N/A
Pricing
datapineEntrinsik Informer
Editions & Modules
Basic
$249
per installation
Professional
$499
per installation
Premium
$769
per installation
datapine Server
$999
per installation
No answers on this topic
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
datapineEntrinsik Informer
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup Fee$2,000 per installationNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPrices are per month.
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Features
datapineEntrinsik Informer
BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
datapine
9.8
3 Ratings
18% above category average
Entrinsik Informer
7.6
8 Ratings
7% below category average
Pixel Perfect reports9.83 Ratings5.51 Ratings
Customizable dashboards9.83 Ratings9.07 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates00 Ratings8.27 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
datapine
9.9
3 Ratings
20% above category average
Entrinsik Informer
8.6
11 Ratings
6% above category average
Drill-down analysis9.93 Ratings9.09 Ratings
Formatting capabilities9.93 Ratings8.110 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration10.03 Ratings9.010 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
datapine
9.9
3 Ratings
17% above category average
Entrinsik Informer
9.1
11 Ratings
9% above category average
Publish to Web10.03 Ratings9.14 Ratings
Publish to PDF9.83 Ratings9.09 Ratings
Report Versioning10.03 Ratings9.13 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling9.83 Ratings9.07 Ratings
Delivery to Remote Servers00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
datapine
9.9
3 Ratings
21% above category average
Entrinsik Informer
7.3
1 Ratings
10% below category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)10.03 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization9.83 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Predictive Analytics10.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
datapine
9.9
3 Ratings
15% above category average
Entrinsik Informer
9.1
11 Ratings
7% above category average
Multi-User Support (named login)10.03 Ratings9.011 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model10.03 Ratings9.19 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)9.83 Ratings9.18 Ratings
Report-Level Access Control00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
datapine
9.9
3 Ratings
22% above category average
Entrinsik Informer
9.1
1 Ratings
13% above category average
Responsive Design for Web Access9.93 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile9.83 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding
Comparison of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding features of Product A and Product B
datapine
-
Ratings
Entrinsik Informer
8.2
1 Ratings
4% above category average
REST API00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
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User Ratings
datapineEntrinsik Informer
Likelihood to Recommend
9.9
(3 ratings)
10.0
(77 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.7
(67 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.1
(14 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(3 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.3
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
8.0
(1 ratings)
10.0
(11 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(5 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
7.1
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
datapineEntrinsik Informer
Likelihood to Recommend
datapine
Our team wanted a software that can handle our data in a cloud setting and connect our data sources easily. The values that we got from Datapine cannot be compared with other any other tools Because datapine always focus on the best possible user experience and can certainly compete with other, even bigger softwares in the market.
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Entrinsik
It makes creating queries very easy for end users so not only research or technicians can do it. The availability for creating Live reports that are accessible via Excel on the network has given many of our users the ability to get the information they need in a format they can use without needing someone to translate the raw data
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Pros
datapine
  • Intuitive user interface, especially within the analyzer (drag & drop).
  • Dashboard templates helped to create visually appealing dashboards.
  • Many different reporting options.
  • Customer support is really helpful.
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Entrinsik
  • Simple user-interface: Informer is relatively easy to learn and end users can begin running reports and creating new reports quickly.
  • Email "burst" functionality: This feature allows emails to be sent out based on data in the report. So for example, a report could be scheduled that would email all student employment managers listing out the specific employees that report to them that haven't submitted their time sheets. Each manager would only see the rows that correspond to their email address.
  • Analytics and grouping: Users can quickly drag columns to group and sub-total, and can use the analytics tab to get deeper insights into the data.
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Cons
datapine
  • Some advanced functions need SQL knowledge.
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Entrinsik
  • There are a lot of reports that we have in Informer that say they have never been run, even though I know they have been run. So that makes it really difficult to determine which reports can be deleted to keep a tidy report list.
  • The only other complaint I have about Informer is that there doesn't seem to be a properly detailed error code/message when the student information system can't be accessed. For example, I am currently trying to move Informer to its own standalone server and I get an error message saying that our license isn't valid. Informer Support sent a new license, which prompted the same message, and the only explanation they have given me is that Informer can't reach the student information system. I would think that if that were the case, the error message would say that instead of an invalid license.
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Likelihood to Renew
datapine
No answers on this topic
Entrinsik
Informer has been handily meeting most of our reporting needs, and we've created a library of hundreds of reports that are used every day. They have a terrific support service to help when you have questions, and I've found them to be great at listening to what customers would like and adding new features. They are a small company that really listens and really cares, and I've been very pleased over the past few years getting to know them.
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Usability
datapine
With the help of Datapine i can easily share and send my all reports at a specific time and without any worry about the updates or accuracy of information. The tool is really one of the best tool available in the market.
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Entrinsik
From the perspective of the new user and a seasoned user I would say eight would represent both parties. It presents a 'familiar' interface and easy to navigate display. Tagging is quite nice and allows for organization of reports based on those tags. These have to be monitored like anything else to keep them consistent but provides a better than average means of organizing reports.
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Reliability and Availability
datapine
No answers on this topic
Entrinsik
We have 10 concurrent licenses and we average between 6-8 at any given time during the day; and we host the application.
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Support Rating
datapine
24×7 support is available in Datapine software. They are always there to provide you every kind of support from their side.
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Entrinsik
I would have given 10 but no one and no system is perfect. The only issue with support is not the staff nor the response but the support Wiki and support pages in general run very slow at times. I believe this has been addressed by the company but the technical speed of the pages have been an issue.
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Implementation Rating
datapine
No answers on this topic
Entrinsik
We bought the product on a Thursday morning, and we were writing reports on Friday afternoon. We did take about a month to manage the Mapping, Linking and Security to allow us to open it up across campus. We are now mapping from as many third-party vendors as we can to enable the creation of more ad-hoc reporting.
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Alternatives Considered
datapine
No answers on this topic
Entrinsik
I have experience with Advizor AnalystX, and it was just awful. It is advertised as an interactive reporting tool, in which you can use your mouse to select and segment constituents by where they live (by clicking on a map), how much they've given to your institution, when they last gave, etc. In practice, their map feature was unusable; it's a static map image (imagine a paper map hung on your wall), rather than draggable and zoomable Google Maps, and it required hours of work to configure one map region. As far as computing constituents' giving statistics, it required way too much back-end work to build simple giving totals.
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Return on Investment
datapine
No answers on this topic
Entrinsik
  • We have definitely improved customer service due to better reporting using Informer. All departments are better empowered to help our students in a more timely and accurate manner.
  • Using Informer has given us the ability to eliminate functionality within our ERP system and offload reporting to a data store instead of the transactional system. This has resulted in successfully upgrading our core systems and improved response times.
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ScreenShots

datapine Screenshots

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Entrinsik Informer Screenshots

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