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Wicus Verhoef | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
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We had a very important demo to clients involving some data shown in SiSense dashboards. An hour before go-live we discovered that some content was not displaying properly. After contacting SiSense support and immediately getting help, the problem was traced to a misconfigured third-party plugin. SiSense's support was instrumental in zeroing in on the problem and solving it, saving the demonstration.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
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At one point we did not have an active directory built and available for use but I still needed the product to be responsive to allowing individuals to access their specific boards. As a team of just myself, I couldn't load in 100's of staff members myself so I had to embed Sisense into our student information system and pass variables via JavaScript. The support division of Sisense went out of their way to build a generalized user that would authenticate when any staff member logged into the SIS and allowed the java scripting to take over using filters. It was an awesome short term solution to help me meet a development deadline.

Sisense Scorecard Summary

Feature Scorecard Summary

BI Standard Reporting (3)
84%
8.4
Pixel Perfect reports (36)
72%
7.2
Customizable dashboards (46)
91%
9.1
Report Formatting Templates (32)
90%
9.0
Ad-hoc Reporting (4)
81%
8.1
Drill-down analysis (46)
80%
8.0
Formatting capabilities (46)
83%
8.3
Integration with R or other statistical packages (26)
88%
8.8
Report sharing and collaboration (3)
73%
7.3
Report Output and Scheduling (4)
82%
8.2
Publish to Web (35)
84%
8.4
Publish to PDF (45)
87%
8.7
Report Versioning (23)
81%
8.1
Report Delivery Scheduling (38)
76%
7.6
Data Discovery and Visualization (3)
89%
8.9
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.) (44)
89%
8.9
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization (41)
88%
8.8
Predictive Analytics (28)
88%
8.8
Access Control and Security (3)
94%
9.4
Multi-User Support (named login) (44)
97%
9.7
Role-Based Security Model (43)
93%
9.3
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete) (44)
92%
9.2
Mobile Capabilities (4)
86%
8.6
Responsive Design for Web Access (39)
86%
8.6
Dedicated iOS Application (24)
93%
9.3
Dedicated Android Application (20)
88%
8.8
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile (33)
76%
7.6

What is Sisense?

Sisense data & analytics platform is designed to make it easy to mashup data from across the entire data landscape and transform it into actionable analytics applications that can be embedded anywhere. The vendor boasts innovative startups and global brands like GE, Nasdaq, and Philips, as well as organizations worldwide are using Sisense to accelerate innovation and drive digital transformation by embedding Sisense into their businesses. Whether data is in the cloud, on-prem, or a mix of both, Sisense gives users everything needed to successfully deliver on analytics application strategy today, allowing you to:

  • Securely connect and ingest data into cloud data warehouses to create a single store for your data
  • Mashup data from dozens of sources for a complete view of your business
  • Leverage a combination of live or cached data models to optimize performance and manage resource utilization
  • Build beautiful visualizations and actionable application components using the robust library of integrated widgets and certified add-ons
  • Develop and white-label with ease using a full suite of APIs and developer toolkits
  • Differentiate products and services with fully integrated, white-label analytics in the office or on mobile devices for users on the go

Sisense Features

BI Platform Features

  • Supported: Administration via Windows App
  • Supported: Administration via MacOS App
  • Supported: Administration via Web Interface
  • Supported: Live Connection to External Data
  • Supported: Snapshot of External Data
  • Supported: In-memory data model
  • Supported: OLAP (Pre-processed cube representation)
  • Supported: ROLAP (SQL-layer querying)
  • Supported: Multi-Data Source Reporting (Blending)
  • Supported: Data warehouse / dictionary layer
  • Supported: ETL Capability
  • Supported: ETL Scheduler

Supported Data Sources Features

  • Supported: MS Excel Workbooks
  • Supported: Text Files (CSV, etc)
  • Supported: Oracle
  • Supported: MS SQL Server
  • Supported: IBM DB2
  • Supported: Postgres
  • Supported: MySQL
  • Supported: ODBC
  • Supported: Cloudera Hadoop
  • Supported: Hortonworks Hadoop
  • Supported: EMC Greenplum
  • Supported: IBM Netezza
  • Supported: HP Vertica
  • Supported: ParAccel
  • Supported: SAP Hana
  • Supported: Teradata
  • Supported: Sage 500
  • Supported: Salesforce
  • Supported: SAP
  • Supported: Google Analytics

BI Standard Reporting Features

  • Supported: Pixel Perfect reports
  • Supported: Customizable dashboards
  • Supported: Report Formatting Templates

Ad-hoc Reporting Features

  • Supported: Drill-down analysis
  • Supported: Formatting capabilities
  • Supported: Predictive modeling
  • Supported: Integration with R or other statistical packages

Report Output and Scheduling Features

  • Supported: Publish to Web
  • Supported: Publish to PDF
  • Supported: Output Raw Supporting Data
  • Supported: Report Versioning
  • Supported: Report Delivery Scheduling

Data Discovery and Visualization Features

  • Supported: Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
  • Supported: Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
  • Supported: Predictive Analytics
  • Supported: Support for Machine Learning models
  • Supported: Pattern Recognition and Data Mining
  • Supported: Integration with R or other statistical packages

Access Control and Security Features

  • Supported: Multi-User Support (named login)
  • Supported: Role-Based Security Model
  • Supported: Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
  • Supported: Report-Level Access Control
  • Supported: Table-Level Access Control (BI-layer)
  • Supported: Field-Level Access Control (BI-layer)

Mobile Capabilities Features

  • Supported: Responsive Design for Web Access
  • Supported: Dedicated iOS Application
  • Supported: Dedicated Android Application
  • Supported: Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile

Sisense Screenshots

Sisense Integrations

  • Splunk Enterprise
  • Salesforce
  • Google Adwords & Analytics
  • SAP & all database servers
  • Excel & CSV Files

Sisense Competitors

Sisense Pricing

Sisense Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, SaaS
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Mac
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry
Supported CountriesAll

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sisense?

Sisense is a BI software and analytics platform. With what the vendor calls their In-Chip™ and Single Stack™ technologies, users have access to a comprehensive tool to analyze and visualize large, disparate data sets without IT resources.

What is Sisense's best feature?

Reviewers rate Multi-User Support (named login) highest, with a score of 9.7.

Who uses Sisense?

The most common users of Sisense are from Mid-size Companies and the Computer Software industry.