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Sisense

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Sisense

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Likelihood to Recommend

GoodData

GoodData can easily integrate with cloud-based data sources such as Salesforce.com, Adobe Marketing Cloud, Magento, and various other CRM or analytics platforms. It also integrates with databases, protocols, and structured and unstructured data sources. So a friend of mine is gonna be likely using these data sources so Gooddata platform seems a good option to integrate analytics services and reporting tools
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Sisense

I believe Sisense is perfectly suited for any organization of any size that have access to the proper resources, as the tool is very expensive. The data connectors come in all shapes and sizes out of the box, which allows a great deal of data control within the ElastiCubes. Additionally, while the platform only runs on Windows platforms, the web application can be accessed on any client: mobile, Apple, Windows, etc. This allows a much more flexible user experience, resulting in data and dashboards reaching further than any other tool.
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Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

GoodData
8.1
Sisense
8.4
Pixel Perfect reports
GoodData
7.6
Sisense
8.0
Customizable dashboards
GoodData
8.8
Sisense
9.1
Report Formatting Templates
GoodData
7.9
Sisense
8.0

Ad-hoc Reporting

GoodData
7.9
Sisense
8.2
Drill-down analysis
GoodData
8.8
Sisense
8.8
Formatting capabilities
GoodData
7.7
Sisense
8.2
Integration with R or other statistical packages
GoodData
6.8
Sisense
8.6
Report sharing and collaboration
GoodData
8.1
Sisense
7.3

Report Output and Scheduling

GoodData
8.4
Sisense
8.7
Publish to Web
GoodData
7.6
Sisense
9.0
Publish to PDF
GoodData
8.8
Sisense
9.0
Report Versioning
GoodData
8.3
Sisense
7.7
Report Delivery Scheduling
GoodData
8.9
Sisense
8.9

Data Discovery and Visualization

GoodData
7.8
Sisense
9.0
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
GoodData
8.8
Sisense
9.2
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
GoodData
6.5
Sisense
8.9
Predictive Analytics
GoodData
8.0
Sisense
8.8

Access Control and Security

GoodData
7.8
Sisense
9.0
Multi-User Support (named login)
GoodData
8.2
Sisense
9.0
Role-Based Security Model
GoodData
8.0
Sisense
9.0
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
GoodData
7.3
Sisense
9.0

Mobile Capabilities

GoodData
6.4
Sisense
8.2
Responsive Design for Web Access
GoodData
7.6
Sisense
8.6
Dedicated iOS Application
GoodData
4.5
Sisense
7.9
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
GoodData
7.2
Sisense
7.8
Dedicated Android Application
GoodData
Sisense
8.3

Pros

  • The platform provides a very robust data infrastructure and business intelligence tools to support the data engineers and analysts. It also has a very capable and user friendly visualization/reporting interface for the end user.
  • It is an excellent analytics platform for beginners as well. The resources available online are in good number and learning guides are easy to understand.
  • Single-Sign-in functionality of GoodData allows integration with other enterprise platforms very easily.
  • GoodData also provides excellent implementation consulting services and post-implementation customer service.
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  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Service
  • Visualization
  • Customizability - SQL/CSS, iFRAME/JS
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Cons

  • It is not the best solution for the printable reports.
  • Formatting of the output is limited and some classic visualisations are not available.
  • It is a pure BI tool, there is nothing to support predictive analytics or forecasting.
  • Data is not easily available, so we have to have an intermediate staging data warehouse. This literally doubles number of required ETL processes.
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  • Missing functionality - Joins
  • More attention on community forums
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Likelihood to Renew

GoodData8.1
Based on 14 answers
GoodData provides the metrics/reports that we were told it would provide. It is meeting the client's expectations at a reasonable price point.
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Sisense8.9
Based on 14 answers
I absolutely love this product. However, they are moving to a new version that is almost a total redesign of the product. It remains to be seen how much work will be involved to transition
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Usability

GoodData9.0
Based on 1 answer
Each graph/report is defined on the dashboard, which makes it easier to understand what you're analyzing. Another simple example - we changed the standard metric of Region by User to our Region by Account in less than 10 minutes
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Sisense7.3
Based on 4 answers
For at least 80% of our business requirements Sisense works perfectly.
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Reliability and Availability

GoodData7.0
Based on 1 answer
We are approximately one month since go-live. There has been one short outage.
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Sisense8.2
Based on 1 answer
There are very few situations when there is unexpected downtime. Mostly during development, new dashboard implementation and during upgrades. other then that there were very few crashes.
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Performance

GoodData8.0
Based on 1 answer
Performance on refreshing metrics works well.
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Sisense8.2
Based on 1 answer
SiSense is usually performing better then other solutions even if going for complex reports/dashboards(of course within reasonable frames). I haven't noticed any bad influence on other systems, usually if something happens it stays within SiSense.
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Support

GoodData8.7
Based on 2 answers
During the one outage we were clearly communicated to that there was an issue, and that support was working to resolve it. The issue was resolved within an hour.
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Sisense10.0
Based on 5 answers
This team is one of the few companies where I can literally Skype them for help and they respond immediately. Most don't realize how rare that actually is in the industry. Expanding their presence to the eastern time zone of the United States has made them more accessible as a result
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In-Person Training

GoodData9.0
Based on 1 answer
Petr was a rock star - patient, knowledgeable, clear and easy to work with.
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Sisense7.3
Based on 1 answer
Easy and free training that allowed us quickly understand basics in SiSense and start using them. More advanced features requires some browsing through SiSense forums, but there is always support to help, and SiSense support is one of the best whith which I worked so far.
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Online Training

GoodData8.0
Based on 1 answer
GoodData implementation team was professional and courteous
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Sisense8.2
Based on 1 answer
Many examples, videos and scenarios which you try on your own right away. This combined with in-person training gives you enough to utilize most of SiSense's power.
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Implementation

GoodData9.0
Based on 2 answers
Thorough, professional and on time.
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Sisense7.1
Based on 3 answers
Remember to migrate the plugins. The documentation however is pretty straight forward.
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Alternatives Considered

The back end design of Birst was not matching any of the classic DW approaches and we could not understand how ETL works.
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Before purchasing Sisense and began recommending it as a solution to our clients, we tested four other BI visualization tools. All four of these ranked high on the Gartner Magic Quadrant. We researched Domo, Looker, MS Power BI and Tableau. Looker could be a better solution if you are willing to invest about six times what you would by purchasing Sisense. Domo is very competitive with Sisense but their support rankings are low and too many customers report dissatisfaction, above that is it priced higher than Sisense. Now, as for MS Power BI and Tableau, they are priced similarly but the tools do not have the engine or power that Sisense has.
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Scalability

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Sisense8.2
Based on 1 answer
Product is quite easily scalable. The whole installation can be easily moved to stronger machine if needed.
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Return on Investment

  • Increased resolution rates by raising awareness
  • Centralized reporting allowed to reduce time spent running multiple reports in multiple systems
  • Setup was very quick and easy
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  • I don't have specific numbers back from the customer where we deployed the product. However, I know that they used it daily to track their product shipments and machine efficiencies. I would say it did the job we deployed it to do and did it effectively.
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Pricing Details

GoodData

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
based on implementation*
1.  subscription based on data volume
GoodData Editions & Modules
GoodData
Additional Pricing Details
Pricing is available upon request based on implementation and data volume.

Sisense

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Sisense Editions & Modules
Sisense
Modules
SAP Connector
1
1. Per User per Month
Additional Pricing Details