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Likelihood to Recommend

Noetix

If you desire to 'empower' employees to create or edit their own reports, Noetix is a great tool, though I am not particularly an 'empowerment' person. In my experience most people have enough work of their own, so to tell them they now have to create their own reports can cause problems. If someone is available, like I am, to create the reports based on user requirements, then the report can be shared with the user and they can make changes as needed. I have several users who use the same report over and over for slightly different applications, and they are happy to make the small alterations, but creating whole new reports can seem like a daunting task. I tell my users I don't want them to become frustrated. If they want to try on their own, fine, but don't waste more than half an hour, and if you start to get frustrated, stop and IM me. Ninety-nine times out of 100 I already have a report that will give them exactly what they need. I've done extensive training, and find it's quite easy for users to pick up
Darlene Mack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

Tableau Public is great, especially if you're new to the platform or considering implementing it within an organization. The Public version has most of the capabilities of the full version, with extensive community documentation to troubleshoot issues you may run into. Additionally, there are many resources to check out Public workbooks from other users and communities: a GREAT learning resource to figure out new, innovative ways to visualize and present data. It is perfect for evaluating public datasets, for doing exploratory data analysis, or contributing to cross-organizational or extracurricular projects that may benefit from more sophisticated data analysis and exploration. Tableau Public, because it stores to the cloud and has limitations on connectivity (ie, cannot connect to SQL servers) is not suited for confidential, financial, PII, etc., data, and care should be taken to avoid including sensitive data in any of the Tableau Public workbooks used by an individual or organization.
Leah Jakaitis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Access Control and Security

Noetix
10.0
Tableau Public
8.7
Multi-User Support (named login)
Noetix
10.0
Tableau Public
9.0
Role-Based Security Model
Noetix
10.0
Tableau Public
8.1
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Noetix
10.0
Tableau Public
8.8
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.8

BI Standard Reporting

Noetix
Tableau Public
9.3
Pixel Perfect reports
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.8
Customizable dashboards
Noetix
Tableau Public
10.0
Report Formatting Templates
Noetix
Tableau Public
9.1

Ad-hoc Reporting

Noetix
Tableau Public
8.3
Drill-down analysis
Noetix
Tableau Public
7.2
Formatting capabilities
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.7
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Noetix
Tableau Public
7.2
Report sharing and collaboration
Noetix
Tableau Public
10.0

Report Output and Scheduling

Noetix
Tableau Public
9.0
Publish to Web
Noetix
Tableau Public
10.0
Publish to PDF
Noetix
Tableau Public
9.6
Report Versioning
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.5
Report Delivery Scheduling
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.4
Delivery to Remote Servers
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.8

Data Discovery and Visualization

Noetix
Tableau Public
9.1
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Noetix
Tableau Public
9.1
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Noetix
Tableau Public
9.3
Predictive Analytics
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.9

Mobile Capabilities

Noetix
Tableau Public
8.7
Responsive Design for Web Access
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.2
Dedicated iOS Application
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.6
Dedicated Android Application
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.6
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Noetix
Tableau Public
9.2

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

Noetix
Tableau Public
8.5
REST API
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.6
Javascript API
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.8
iFrames
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.0
Java API
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.0
Themeable User Interface (UI)
Noetix
Tableau Public
9.4
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
Noetix
Tableau Public
8.4

Pros

Noetix

  • Noetix makes reporting easy. Users can combine vtables (the Noetix term for its views), add or delete columns, add filters or parameters, sort, add totals to columns, all from an easy to use interface. It comes with a very large number of already written reports for all areas of Oracle reporting, but it also allows for custom vtables to be written, for Oracle or any database, to expand the number of available reports.
  • Noetix has an Excel add-in that is marvelous. It eliminates the need to run a report in the web application and export to Excel. The add-in can run very large reports, up to a million lines. Once a report is run in Excel, it can be saved, and then refreshed whenever needed. It's a really good tool.
  • Noetix is flexible. Joins can be added to existing Noetix vtables and also to custom vtables, to give users a large amount of data configurations to choose from. It also allows users to create calculated fields to any report.
  • Noetix is easy to administer. Users can be added or removed and grouped by the level of permission. Although, in our case, it validates against Oracle, the level of security is dictated by Noetix.
Darlene Mack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

  • Tableau Public offers free tools for creative people to learn the products with minimal investment "up front", as well as providing a place to share data visualizations and insights with the world. Visualizations are hosted (for no charge) by Tableau Software and may be accessed by members of the local community (via links from an organization's website) or from anywhere in the world. Workbook(s) published to Tableau Public may be downloaded by viewers to see techniques used by the creator, and get good ideas.
  • Tableau Public Premium is similar but removes the download functionality. This works well when the publisher wants to share access to the visualizations (e.g. on the organization's website) but NOT share the underlying workbooks nor data, keeping both confidential.
Steven Bohlender | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Noetix

  • I like the fact that the output is standard, but I would like to be able to move columns around on the output screen, rather than having to go back to the editing screen, move the columns, then rerun the report.
  • Drag and drop of columns would be nice on the edit screen. Currently if you add a column to a report, it automatically goes to the bottom. Relocation of the column has to be done a line at a time. I would prefer to be able to grab the field I want from those available, and drop it into the report where I want it.
  • When adding a filter (or parameter), the available fields automatically come up in alphabetical order, but on the columns screen, they don't. They come up in the order they actually are in the query. That means, when creating custom vtables, to have the fields in alphabetical order, one must put them that way. It would be nice if Noetix put the fields in alphabetical order for the user.
Darlene Mack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

  • In order to keep your data private, you have to buy a subscription
  • Problems with embedding on some websites
  • Must have a professional subscription to share with your network
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Noetix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Public

Tableau Public 9.1
Based on 2 answers
It's free, right? I'll keep using the free version. So the real question to ask is this? Will I pay $999 for the Personal version or $1,999 for the Professional? Yikes! That is a big stretch. I'm not sure about that. The product comparison chart is at: http://www.tableausoftware.com/public/comparison
Bonnie Holub | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Noetix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Public

Tableau Public 9.1
Based on 1 answer
By far the most easy to use and intuitive user interface I've seen with any tool.
Steven Bohlender | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Noetix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Public

Tableau Public 9.0
Based on 2 answers
I haven't needed any technical support, so I toyed with the idea of rating this 10, since it is well designed, and there are sufficient videos on their site to help me learn it.
Bonnie Holub | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Noetix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Public

Tableau Public 9.0
Based on 1 answer
I found it sufficient, and fast. I could easily "kick the tires" with Tableau on my data so I got up and running fast.
Bonnie Holub | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Noetix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Public

Tableau Public 9.1
Based on 2 answers
Start at the end and work backward. Identify the business case / issue and questions the end users have, then identify the data needed, and where to get it.
Steven Bohlender | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Noetix

I believe Noetix is much easier to use than either Crystal Reports or InfoMaker. When I worked with InfoMaker I used to say it took 5 minutes to get the data and 5 hours (and sometimes days) to make it look good. The same can be true for Crystal Reports. Noetix has a standard format, and most people export to Excel anyway. Who prints reports? So formatting is not all that important.
Darlene Mack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

Tableau Public provides a variety of visualization and point-and-click functionality, with little or no scripting, gives Tableau the advantage. Also, being lightweight, Tableau Public finds the ease of use from our PSU bank-clients that use low-end hardware and devices. Tableau public helps raise satisfaction index, by way of ease of use and beautiful visualizations.
Hiren Mistry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Noetix

No answers on this topic

Tableau Public

  • Quick visualizations.
  • Clean design. If you are a fan of Edward Tufte or Stephen Few, then you favor a lean, clean look. That seems to be Tableau's default. I appreciate that.
Bonnie Holub | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Noetix

General

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

Tableau Public

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Noetix
10.0
Tableau Public
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

Noetix
Tableau Public
9.1

Usability

Noetix
Tableau Public
9.1

Support Rating

Noetix
Tableau Public
9.0

Online Training

Noetix
Tableau Public
9.0

Implementation Rating

Noetix
Tableau Public
9.1

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