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116 Ratings
288 Ratings
116 Ratings
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Score 8.2 out of 100
288 Ratings
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Score 8.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Sisense ranks higher in 2 feature sets: Access Control and Security, Mobile Capabilities
  • Tableau Public ranks higher in 4 feature sets: BI Standard Reporting, Ad-hoc Reporting, Report Output and Scheduling, Data Discovery and Visualization

BI Standard Reporting

8.6

Sisense

86%
9.3

Tableau Public

93%
Tableau Public ranks higher in 2/3 features

Pixel Perfect reports

7.9
79%
36 Ratings
8.9
89%
10 Ratings

Customizable dashboards

9.0
90%
46 Ratings
10.0
100%
12 Ratings

Report Formatting Templates

9.0
90%
32 Ratings
8.9
89%
12 Ratings

Ad-hoc Reporting

8.3

Sisense

83%
9.2

Tableau Public

92%
Tableau Public ranks higher in 3/4 features

Drill-down analysis

8.0
80%
46 Ratings
9.7
97%
12 Ratings

Formatting capabilities

8.9
89%
46 Ratings
8.9
89%
12 Ratings

Integration with R or other statistical packages

9.0
90%
26 Ratings
8.4
84%
9 Ratings

Report sharing and collaboration

7.3
73%
3 Ratings
9.7
97%
11 Ratings

Report Output and Scheduling

8.2

Sisense

82%
9.6

Tableau Public

96%
Tableau Public ranks higher in 5/5 features

Publish to Web

8.0
80%
35 Ratings
10.0
100%
11 Ratings

Publish to PDF

9.0
90%
45 Ratings
10.0
100%
9 Ratings

Report Versioning

8.0
80%
23 Ratings
9.6
96%
9 Ratings

Report Delivery Scheduling

8.0
80%
38 Ratings
9.3
93%
9 Ratings

Delivery to Remote Servers

N/A
0 Ratings
8.9
89%
7 Ratings

Data Discovery and Visualization

9.0

Sisense

90%
9.3

Tableau Public

93%
Tableau Public ranks higher in 2/3 features

Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)

9.0
90%
44 Ratings
9.7
97%
11 Ratings

Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization

9.0
90%
41 Ratings
9.7
97%
11 Ratings

Predictive Analytics

9.0
90%
28 Ratings
8.5
85%
9 Ratings

Access Control and Security

9.9

Sisense

99%
9.1

Tableau Public

91%
Sisense ranks higher in 3/4 features

Multi-User Support (named login)

10.0
100%
44 Ratings
9.0
90%
7 Ratings

Role-Based Security Model

9.9
99%
43 Ratings
8.9
89%
6 Ratings

Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)

9.9
99%
44 Ratings
9.0
90%
6 Ratings

Single Sign-On (SSO)

N/A
0 Ratings
9.3
93%
8 Ratings

Mobile Capabilities

9.0

Sisense

90%
8.4

Tableau Public

84%
Sisense ranks higher in 2/3 features

Responsive Design for Web Access

9.0
90%
39 Ratings
7.8
78%
11 Ratings

Mobile Application

9.9
99%
25 Ratings
8.6
86%
9 Ratings

Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile

8.0
80%
33 Ratings
8.2
82%
10 Ratings

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

Sisense

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
8.9

Tableau Public

89%
Tableau Public ranks higher in 6/6 features

REST API

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
4 Ratings

Javascript API

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0
80%
6 Ratings

iFrames

N/A
0 Ratings
9.6
96%
8 Ratings

Java API

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
4 Ratings

Themeable User Interface (UI)

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
6 Ratings

Customizable Platform (Open Source)

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0
90%
5 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Tableau Public is rated higher in 6 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Usability, Support Rating, Online Training, Implementation Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

7.3

Sisense

73%
57 Ratings
9.4

Tableau Public

94%
14 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

8.9

Sisense

89%
14 Ratings
9.1

Tableau Public

91%
2 Ratings

Usability

8.0

Sisense

80%
5 Ratings
10.0

Tableau Public

100%
5 Ratings

Availability

8.2

Sisense

82%
2 Ratings

Tableau Public

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

8.2

Sisense

82%
2 Ratings

Tableau Public

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

9.0

Sisense

90%
11 Ratings
9.4

Tableau Public

94%
8 Ratings

In-Person Training

7.3

Sisense

73%
1 Rating

Tableau Public

N/A
0 Ratings

Online Training

8.2

Sisense

82%
1 Rating
9.0

Tableau Public

90%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

7.1

Sisense

71%
6 Ratings
9.1

Tableau Public

91%
4 Ratings

Product Scalability

8.2

Sisense

82%
1 Rating

Tableau Public

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

Tableau public is the best platform to build dashboards for your personal profile and share with recruiters. It's always good to keep ourselves updated on the latest features, create sample dashboards and save them to a personal profile. Tableau public is free and doesn't need any subscription. anyone can create an account and start building reports.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Sisense

  • Customization - lots of supported and community plugins available. Users can also adjust the look and feel through JavaScript.
  • Innovation - Sisense is continuing to push the envelope by developing new features through Sisense Labs.
  • Customer support - the commitment to excellent customer service and ensuring organizations get the most out of their investment.
Andrew Goss | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

  • Data visualization: lots of different options, including bar, scatter, pie, waterfall charts to explore relationships between variables, and to present findings/trends to different teams
  • Integrates readily with limited, though different data sources: TXT, CSV, TDE, Access
  • Exports reports for review of different dashboards: client-ready/team-ready, with a clean and tidy presentation in PDF format (or hardcopy)
Leah Jakaitis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Sisense

  • The usability of the application on mobile devices needs some improvement, especially navigation and filtering.
  • Dashboards that are created by multiple users can be a bit of a hassle to share by Admins.
  • If you need to embed dashboards into your website, you are require to buy a license separate from the user and platform license. This is a norm on most BI visualization tools, but Sisense can seem a bit on the high side, cost-wide.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

  • Tableau Public (both Desktop and Server) like their "for a fee" counterparts offer very easy to learn and use tools to transform data into pictures and gain insights into your data. Most organizations report a reduction in development time of 10x vs. other similar tools, due to the intuitive user interface. That said, with Tableau Public, published workbooks are "disconnected" from the underlying data sources and require periodic updates when the data changes. Users are limited to 1 Gb of storage space per user ID and password as well.
  • I would like to see better options for public sharing of visualizations and data from within the "for a fee" products as more and more organizations are moving in the direction of data sharing with partners and their communities.
Steven Bohlender | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Sisense

General

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

Starting Price

Sisense Editions & Modules

Modules
SAP Connector
  1. none
Additional Pricing Details
Must contact sales team for pricing.

Tableau Public

General

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

Starting Price

Tableau Public Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

Sisense

Sisense 8.9
Based on 14 answers
I think the business and myself as a user has come to rely on SiSense as a dashboarding and quick ad-hoc reporting tool. I am hoping to integrate SiSense dashboards into more parts of the business in the future. We have reduced our report turn-around time for the most part from hours/days to minutes and in some cases almost the speed of thought. Reports are also easier on the eye and more easily distributed.I would also like to say that the support and professionalism from the SiSense team has been excellent.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Sisense

Sisense 8.0
Based on 5 answers
New V5 is ground floor of an exciting collection of possibilities. Weekly Sisense developers come up with new functionality that they share with us in their forums. The move to HTML5 has been pleasing in that widgets auto size themselves into appropriate forms in the board but everyone of them can be popped out to full page size to be looked at in more detail
Daniel Colussi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

Tableau Public 10.0
Based on 5 answers
Tableau public is a great training tool to understand the basics of Tableau before buying it. A great tool to extend Excel's visualization and to publish data for others. Not useful for anything you need secure. No ability to access databases. Static information only.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Sisense

Sisense 8.2
Based on 2 answers
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.
Michał Becker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Sisense

Sisense 8.2
Based on 2 answers
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.
Michał Becker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Sisense

Sisense 9.0
Based on 11 answers
SiSense's support ninjas are very knowledgeable and are exceptionally responsive. So far, all of the issues we ran into were resolved within minimum time. My sense of dealing with the support staff at SiSense is that they are very focused on not just answering your immediate question, but also to delve into the cause of the matter.
Wicus Verhoef | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

Tableau Public 9.4
Based on 8 answers
I have not yet required to contact support as the documentation and help i found online has always worked so far
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Sisense

Sisense 7.3
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.
Michał Becker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Sisense

Sisense 8.2
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.
Michał Becker | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Sisense

Sisense 7.1
Based on 6 answers
Remember to migrate the plugins. The documentation however is pretty straight forward.
Holke Visser | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

Tableau Public 9.1
Based on 4 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

Sisense

1) Easy to use, really, there is nothing too much to say. The set up is easy and not confusing. You can use it internally or externally.
2) Customer Service, having spoken to various product reps from similar industry. Sisense rep provides you with the best support to get started, and it is really appreciated.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

Google Charts/Drive is sufficient for simpler data sets, but it does not integrate with other web platforms and the visualization does not look as professional. I'm not aware of any other competitors that offer the same package as Microsoft.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Sisense

Sisense 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Product is quite easily scalable. The whole installation can be easily moved to stronger machine if needed.
Michał Becker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Sisense

  • Report development time is reduced from 2~3 days to 2~3 hours.
  • Report querying time is improved from 0.5~10 mins to 2~30 seconds.
  • A 2-staff team delivers 10 times the BI output that we did on the old system.
  • We were able to deliver BI and data analysis for all business functions instead of a very limited group of users
Hui (Ken) Zheng | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Public

  • Tableau Public visualizations have helped drive traffic to our content and sites
  • The lack of cost means it's easy to demonstrate our experience to attract paying clients
Christopher Penn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Tableau Public

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