NICE Actimize vs. SAS Visual Analytics

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
NICE Actimize
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
NICE Actimize is a fraud detection solution, acquired and now supported by Nice Systems since 2007.N/A
SAS Visual Analytics
Score 8.4 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
SAS Visual Analytics provides a complete platform for analytics visualization, enabling users to identify patterns and relationships in data that weren't initially evident. Interactive, self-service BI and reporting capabilities are combined with out-of-the-box advanced analytics so everyone can discover insights from any size and type of data, including text.
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Annual By Users: 5, 10, 20
Pricing
NICE ActimizeSAS Visual Analytics
Editions & Modules
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SAS Visual Analytics for SAS Cloud
Annual By Users: 5, 10, 20
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
NICE ActimizeSAS Visual Analytics
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsSAS Visual Statistics and SAS Office Analytics are also available as add-ons.
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Features
NICE ActimizeSAS Visual Analytics
BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
NICE Actimize
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Ratings
SAS Visual Analytics
8.3
12 Ratings
1% above category average
Pixel Perfect reports00 Ratings8.012 Ratings
Customizable dashboards00 Ratings8.012 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates00 Ratings9.011 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
NICE Actimize
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Ratings
SAS Visual Analytics
8.8
13 Ratings
8% above category average
Drill-down analysis00 Ratings9.013 Ratings
Formatting capabilities00 Ratings8.013 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages00 Ratings8.011 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration00 Ratings10.012 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
NICE Actimize
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Ratings
SAS Visual Analytics
9.2
13 Ratings
9% above category average
Publish to Web00 Ratings9.012 Ratings
Publish to PDF00 Ratings9.013 Ratings
Report Versioning00 Ratings9.010 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling00 Ratings10.012 Ratings
Delivery to Remote Servers00 Ratings9.07 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
NICE Actimize
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Ratings
SAS Visual Analytics
9.7
11 Ratings
18% above category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)00 Ratings10.010 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization00 Ratings10.011 Ratings
Predictive Analytics00 Ratings9.010 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
NICE Actimize
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Ratings
SAS Visual Analytics
8.3
12 Ratings
3% below category average
Multi-User Support (named login)00 Ratings9.012 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model00 Ratings8.011 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)00 Ratings8.012 Ratings
Single Sign-On (SSO)00 Ratings8.08 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
NICE Actimize
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Ratings
SAS Visual Analytics
8.3
10 Ratings
3% above category average
Responsive Design for Web Access00 Ratings10.010 Ratings
Mobile Application00 Ratings9.08 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile00 Ratings9.09 Ratings
Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding
Comparison of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding features of Product A and Product B
NICE Actimize
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Ratings
SAS Visual Analytics
9.2
6 Ratings
15% above category average
REST API00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Javascript API00 Ratings9.05 Ratings
iFrames00 Ratings9.05 Ratings
Java API00 Ratings9.05 Ratings
Themeable User Interface (UI)00 Ratings9.05 Ratings
Customizable Platform (Open Source)00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
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User Ratings
NICE ActimizeSAS Visual Analytics
Likelihood to Recommend
7.5
(3 ratings)
9.0
(18 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.3
(3 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
6.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
NICE ActimizeSAS Visual Analytics
Likelihood to Recommend
NICE Systems
If you're looking for an End to End fraud solution you should definitely consider Actimize Integrated Fraud Management. Actimize providing great support during implementation process. And i believe both Operations And Analytics teams will find this system very friendly and useful
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SAS
I was in a meeting with the client and there I have to show them some analytic data to them. But I was confused about how I will manage to show big data to clients with accuracy. But then the SAS Visual Analytics software helps me in presenting accurate data at the moment and it was very presentable and through that, I got the deal for that business.
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Pros
NICE Systems
  • Very intuitive GUI
  • Extremely customizable
  • Ease of case management and maintainance
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SAS
  • Provides the flexibility to the end user to slice and dice the data.
  • Anyone can make predictive models with the help of in-built algorithms without the need to write a single line of code or knowledge of what's under the hood of algorithms.
  • The feature to simply ask a question related to data and getting a response in form of text, chart or graph is amazing.
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Cons
NICE Systems
  • Being able to adjust the alert parameters by specific account would be helpful.
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SAS
  • SAS is relatively expensive when compared to other BI tools and requires a large amount of upfront fee which becomes an issue for smaller organizations.
  • UI for the dashboards looks a little date in comparison to competitors like Tableau and Microstrategy.
  • Integration with other open source software like Python needs to be built in.
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Likelihood to Renew
NICE Systems
No answers on this topic
SAS
SAS really is the cutting edge in Business Intelligence. That is all they do! They are constantly coming out with new products, product upgrades, and their tech support is second to none. In addition, their support of Education has made our ability to acquire their product possible.
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Usability
NICE Systems
No answers on this topic
SAS
SAS BI is good for creating reports and dashboards and then sharing it with the users. It also has ability to manage access to the reports and dashboards but somehow with most of the world moving to open source languages R, Python and Julia, SAS BI feels to be archaic in terms of feature set and integrations it allow[s]. Also, comparing it with other Business Intelligence tools like Tableau and Microsoft BI, the functionality of SAS BI is very limited and doesn't justify the pricing.
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Support Rating
NICE Systems
No answers on this topic
SAS
When you call tech support, you are immediately routed to a person who can answer your question. Often they can answer on the spot. However, if they cannot, you are given a track number and then followed up with. There have been times when I have had multiple track numbers open and they will actually TRACK YOU DOWN to ensure that your problem has been resolved. Issues do not fall into black holes with SAS. They are also willing to do a WebEx with you to diagnose the problem by seeing your environment, which is always helpful.
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Alternatives Considered
NICE Systems
As a fraud prevention consultant i worked both with Actimize IFM And Fico Falcon.
For Card Fraud (debit/credit) Falcon has an advantage, but on the end to end fraud Actimize is a better investment.
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SAS
SAS Business Intelligence is not the cream of the crop for business intelligence applications, but it is not far behind. The software is generally easier to apply than most other business intelligence software. Additionally, SAS Business Intelligence runs smoothly in the background when making real-time updates. With that said, the software is not as efficient of many of the other business intelligence software applications that have been on the market for longer than this one.
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Return on Investment
NICE Systems
  • It has more than 300+ clients globally
  • employs close to 400 experts
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SAS
  • SAS Visual Analytics licensing cost should be reduced to enable users to use it in mass scale.
  • More statistical and mathematical equations and theories should be converted into SAS functions for reusing.
  • Because of enriched ETL and reporting capabilities SAS Visual Analytics is most preferred by business users.
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