NodeXL Pro vs. Yellowfin

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
NodeXL Pro
Score 10.0 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
NodeXL offers insights into Networks. Webs of connections define the modern world. Social networks, and particularly social media networks, are now a major force in business, politics, and culture. NodeXL enables users to collect, analyze, visualize, and report on networks. Users can import network data from Twitter, YouTube, and Wikis. Network data sets are present in many databases. When it is possible to answer the questions: Who did what with whom when and where, then NodeXL…
$39
per year per user
Yellowfin
Score 8.1 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Yellowfin is a cloud-based business intelligence and dashboarding platform.
$250
per month
Pricing
NodeXL ProYellowfin
Editions & Modules
NodeXL Pro - Annual Desktop - Student
$39
per year per user
NodeXL Pro - Monthly Cloud - Student
$39
per month per user
NodeXL Pro - Monthly Cloud - Non-profit/Academic
$69
per month per user
NodeXL Pro - Monthly Cloud - Commercial
$99
per month per user
NodeXL Pro - Annual Desktop - Non-profit/Academic
$239
per year per user
NodeXL Pro - Annual Desktop - Commercial
$799
per year per user
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
NodeXL ProYellowfin
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
NodeXL ProYellowfin
Top Pros

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Top Cons

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Features
NodeXL ProYellowfin
BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
NodeXL Pro
-
Ratings
Yellowfin
6.1
12 Ratings
29% below category average
Pixel Perfect reports00 Ratings5.85 Ratings
Customizable dashboards00 Ratings6.212 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates00 Ratings6.511 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
NodeXL Pro
-
Ratings
Yellowfin
6.6
12 Ratings
20% below category average
Drill-down analysis00 Ratings6.711 Ratings
Formatting capabilities00 Ratings7.112 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages00 Ratings6.38 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration00 Ratings6.511 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
NodeXL Pro
-
Ratings
Yellowfin
5.9
11 Ratings
34% below category average
Publish to Web00 Ratings6.411 Ratings
Publish to PDF00 Ratings6.211 Ratings
Report Versioning00 Ratings5.89 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling00 Ratings5.611 Ratings
Delivery to Remote Servers00 Ratings5.55 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
NodeXL Pro
-
Ratings
Yellowfin
5.9
12 Ratings
31% below category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)00 Ratings6.012 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization00 Ratings5.812 Ratings
Predictive Analytics00 Ratings5.810 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
NodeXL Pro
-
Ratings
Yellowfin
6.3
11 Ratings
30% below category average
Multi-User Support (named login)00 Ratings6.311 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model00 Ratings6.510 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)00 Ratings6.410 Ratings
Single Sign-On (SSO)00 Ratings5.94 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
NodeXL Pro
-
Ratings
Yellowfin
6.7
8 Ratings
17% below category average
Responsive Design for Web Access00 Ratings6.25 Ratings
Mobile Application00 Ratings6.48 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile00 Ratings6.28 Ratings
Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding
Comparison of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding features of Product A and Product B
NodeXL Pro
-
Ratings
Yellowfin
6.1
5 Ratings
26% below category average
REST API00 Ratings6.15 Ratings
Javascript API00 Ratings5.45 Ratings
iFrames00 Ratings6.05 Ratings
Java API00 Ratings6.35 Ratings
Themeable User Interface (UI)00 Ratings6.55 Ratings
Customizable Platform (Open Source)00 Ratings6.55 Ratings
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User Ratings
NodeXL ProYellowfin
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 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)
5.6
(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
NodeXL ProYellowfin
Likelihood to Recommend
Social Media Research Foundation
It is suited for social scientists who are more focused on the interpretation that fits in the area of Social Science and Humanity and has nothing to do with computer programming and mathematics
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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
Social Media Research Foundation
  • extracting the data from the social media
  • visualising the big data of the social media
  • sentiment analysis
  • cluster analysis
  • time series analysis
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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
Social Media Research Foundation
  • It would be nice if NodeXL can analyse other type of social media such as Instagram, Facebook and TikTok
  • It would be nice if it is 100 percent stable, as sometimes I have a problem with error in NodeXL when it is processing the data
  • It would be nice if is able to reduce the price for adding Microsoft Power BI in NodeXL
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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
Social Media Research Foundation
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
Social Media Research Foundation
No answers on this topic
Yellowfin
99.9% availability
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Support Rating
Social Media Research Foundation
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
Social Media Research Foundation
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
Social Media Research Foundation
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
Social Media Research Foundation
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
Social Media Research Foundation
NodeXL is userfriendly, and needed for conducting advanced data analysis techniques which emphasizes the metrics of the visualization NodeXL produce an interesting interactive visualisation
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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
Social Media Research Foundation
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
Social Media Research Foundation
  • More advance in analysis data
  • Attract more people to collaborate with me
  • Minimise the time for analysing the data
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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

NodeXL Pro Screenshots

Screenshot of Network visualization of connections  among Twitter users.Screenshot of NodeXL imports from the Twitter API 2.0 - with support for Academic accessScreenshot of Visualizations of networks can reveal the shape of the crowd and the leaders within them.

Yellowfin Screenshots

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