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Score 8.1 out of 100

Tableau Desktop

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Score 8.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Hive

Hive will fit right in to any workflow that manages multiple projects. It's also a great fit for collaboration on a per-project basis as external users can collaborate with paid users. Across a very large team it would take more planning on how to fit multiple workflows and groups into the workspace but it can be done.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

We combine data from various data sets. Most of my files are in flat files and stored by various teams. The data is added daily so we need a fast way to analyze it. Furthermore, we incorporate external data such as statistics Canada and economics. For these, [Tableau Desktop] needs to be responsive. I then use it to analyze the information. Also, the data is visualized by various teams and presented to executives.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Hive
7.5
Tableau Desktop
Task Management
Hive
8.9
Tableau Desktop
Resource Management
Hive
8.0
Tableau Desktop
Gantt Charts
Hive
8.5
Tableau Desktop
Scheduling
Hive
8.0
Tableau Desktop
Workflow Automation
Hive
8.0
Tableau Desktop
Team Collaboration
Hive
8.0
Tableau Desktop
Support for Agile Methodology
Hive
7.8
Tableau Desktop
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Hive
7.3
Tableau Desktop
Document Management
Hive
8.1
Tableau Desktop
Email integration
Hive
7.2
Tableau Desktop
Mobile Access
Hive
6.0
Tableau Desktop
Timesheet Tracking
Hive
6.3
Tableau Desktop
Change request and Case Management
Hive
6.9
Tableau Desktop
Budget and Expense Management
Hive
6.1
Tableau Desktop

Professional Services Automation

Hive
6.0
Tableau Desktop
Quotes/estimates
Hive
6.4
Tableau Desktop
Invoicing
Hive
5.9
Tableau Desktop
Project & financial reporting
Hive
6.1
Tableau Desktop
Integration with accounting software
Hive
5.5
Tableau Desktop

BI Standard Reporting

Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Pixel Perfect reports
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Customizable dashboards
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.8
Report Formatting Templates
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.3

Ad-hoc Reporting

Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Drill-down analysis
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Formatting capabilities
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Hive
Tableau Desktop
7.5
Report sharing and collaboration
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.5

Report Output and Scheduling

Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Publish to Web
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Publish to PDF
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Report Versioning
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Report Delivery Scheduling
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Delivery to Remote Servers
Hive
Tableau Desktop
7.9

Data Discovery and Visualization

Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.9
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Hive
Tableau Desktop
9.0
Predictive Analytics
Hive
Tableau Desktop
7.8

Access Control and Security

Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Multi-User Support (named login)
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Role-Based Security Model
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.5

Mobile Capabilities

Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Responsive Design for Web Access
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Dedicated iOS Application
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Dedicated Android Application
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.2

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.2
REST API
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Javascript API
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.2
iFrames
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Java API
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Themeable User Interface (UI)
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.3

Pros

Hive

  • Very intuitive user interface that makes project management, tracking and collaboration easy. Multiple project visualisation options (Gantt, Kanban, calendars, tables)
  • Great integration with a large number of tools
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • The Visualizations graphics are really good and the color options help in designing attractive charts. They help to convey more information and can be made interactive.
  • You can add filters with offer you to plug and play with values and understand different outcomes.
  • You can drag and drop options while creating charts and dashboards. also it is a very fluid layout.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Hive

  • You can't move urgent actions to the top.
  • It takes a little too much time to load up on the desktop version.
  • There's definitely room for improvement in keyboard shortcuts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • Formatting the data to work correctly in graphical presentations can be time consuming
  • Daily data extracts can run slowly depending on how much data is required and the source of the data
  • The desktop version is required for advanced functionality, editing on [the] Tableau server allows only limited features
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Hive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.9
Based on 39 answers
Our use of Tableau Desktop is still fairly low, and will continue over time. The only real concern is around cost of the licenses, and I have mentioned this to Tableau and fully expect the development of more sensible models for our industry. This will remove any impediment to expansion of our use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Hive

Hive 9.0
Based on 1 answer
I love Hive so much because it has made a huge difference regarding team communication and project management at the same time. We experienced almost no bugs and in the few cases that we did have some trouble, the customer service team was very responsive and solved our problems very quickly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.9
Based on 61 answers
I think it is easy to use and provides beautiful charts. It is easier to do storytelling or to give a quick overview about your work.Tableau also makes it easy to share the dashboards and manage access right to them.I would recommend Tableau as one of the best visualization tools out there.(From my point of view, Tableau is like Apple and Power BI is like Android phone).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Hive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 10 answers
When used as a stand-alone tool, Tableau Desktop has unlimited uptime, which is always nice. When used in conjunction with Tableau Server, this tool has as much uptime as your server admins are willing to give it. All in all, I've never had an issue with Tableau's availability.
Brad Llewellyn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Hive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 6.1
Based on 9 answers
Tableau Desktop's performance is solid. You can really dig into a large dataset in the form of a spreadsheet, and it exhibits similarly good performance when accessing a moderately sized Oracle database. I noticed that with Tableau Desktop 9.3, the performance using a spreadsheet started to slow around 75K rows by about 60 columns. This was easily remedied by creating an extract and pushing it to Tableau Server, where performance went to lightning fast
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Hive

Hive 8.7
Based on 6 answers
Our CSR is easily accessible and they have support built into the app itself. They also have a pretty robust support site. We also took advantage of the free trial and learned so much by putting Hive through the paces and figuring out the best way to mold it to our needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.4
Based on 54 answers
Tableau support team took their own time to reach out with their solution. However, Tableau online community forums where many visitors and user are ready to lend a hand to others and share their experiences provide support and help in any issues encounter during the development phase.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Hive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 9.4
Based on 4 answers
It is admittedly hard to train a group of people with disparate levels of ability coming in, but the software is so easy to use that this is not a huge problem; anyone who can follow simple instructions can catch up pretty quickly.
Jon Boeckenstedt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Hive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 4 answers
The training for new users are quite good because it covers topic wise training and the best part was that it also had video tutorials which are very helpful
Chandra Bhanu Pratap Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Hive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 36 answers
Again, training is the key and the company provides a lot of example videos that will help users discover use cases that will greatly assist their creation of original visualizations. As with any new software tool, productivity will decline for a period. In the case of Tableau, the decline period is short and the later gains are well worth it.
David Fickes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Hive

I would say that in comparison to Asana, Hive is a better interface an UI. I think Asana is more robust in terms of what it can do in conjunction with Confluence but I think Hive is a better entry-level model for new employees. Hive is much simpler and more straight forward and its integration with Slack is preferred.
John Bianchi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

If we do not have legacy tools which have already been set up, I would switch the visualization method to open source software via PyCharm, Atom, and Visual Studio IDE. These IDEs cannot directly help you to visualize the data but you can use many python packages to do so through these IDEs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Hive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 7.0
Based on 3 answers
Tableau Desktop's scaleability is really limited to the scale of your back-end data systems. If you want to pull down an extract and work quickly in-memory, in my application it scaled to a few tens of millions of rows using the in-memory engine. But it's really only limited by your back-end data store if you have or are willing to invest in an optimized SQL store or purpose-built query engine like Veritca or Netezza or something similar.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Hive

  • Positive ROI comes from our whole team being on the same board. We used to have separate boards for each group.
Cameron Michael Rhoads | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • Tableau was acquired years ago, and has provided good value with the content created.
  • Ongoing maintenance costs for the platform, both to maintain desktop and server licensing has made the continuing value questionable when compared to other offerings in the marketplace.
  • Users have largely been satisfied with the content, but not with the overall performance. This is due to a combination of factors including the performance of the Tableau engines as well as development deficiencies.
John Stuchly | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Hive

General

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

Hive Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Tableau Desktop

General

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

Tableau Desktop Editions & Modules

Edition
Tableau Creator$70.001
  1. Per User / Per Month
Additional Pricing Details
All pricing plans are billed annually.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Hive
8.1
Tableau Desktop
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.9

Usability

Hive
9.0
Tableau Desktop
8.9

Reliability and Availability

Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Performance

Hive
Tableau Desktop
6.1

Support Rating

Hive
8.7
Tableau Desktop
8.4

In-Person Training

Hive
Tableau Desktop
9.4

Online Training

Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Implementation Rating

Hive
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Scalability

Hive
Tableau Desktop
7.0

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