Yellowfin

Yellowfin

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Score 7.3 out of 100
Yellowfin

Overview

Recent Reviews

Yellowfin and healthcare data

10 out of 10
August 02, 2016
Our company produces IT applications that are sold to health and social care organisations across the UK. Yellowfin is used as a BI user …
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Popular Features

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Formatting capabilities (13)

7.4
74%

Customizable dashboards (13)

7.0
70%

Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.) (13)

6.9
69%

Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization (13)

6.7
67%

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Pricing

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Entry-level set up fee?

  • Setup fee optional
For the latest information on pricing, visithttps://www.yellowfinbi.com/plans

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

Starting price (does not include set up fee)

  • $250 per month

Features Scorecard

BI Standard Reporting

6.8
68%

Ad-hoc Reporting

7.2
72%

Report Output and Scheduling

6.8
68%

Data Discovery and Visualization

6.7
67%

Access Control and Security

7.1
71%

Mobile Capabilities

7.6
76%

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

6.9
69%

Product Details

What is Yellowfin?

Yellowfin is an analytics suite that combines action based dashboards with automated analysis and data storytelling.


By aiming to deliver the best analytical experience, Yellowfin provides users with ways to engage with and act on their data, and addresses the needs of data analysts, business users, customers and developers who want to build, deploy or use amazing analytical experiences.


Analytics for software companies

Integrate and embed analytics with a difference into your app.

  • Replace legacy or home grown reporting tools

  • Embed a modern self-service analytics suite

  • Deliver an exceptional customer experience

Analytics for enterprise

Get more value from your data in new and innovative ways.

  • Migrate from spreadsheets to a modern analytics platform

  • Replace legacy BI applications

  • Embed analytics into operational workflows

Analytical Application Builders

Leverage your domain expertise to create data products that delight

  • Create unique data driven applications

  • Close the loop on analytics

  • Deliver insights as a service

Yellowfin Features

BI Platform Features

  • 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
  • Supported: Report sharing and collaboration

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
  • Supported: Delivery to Remote Servers

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: 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)
  • Supported: Single Sign-On (SSO)

Mobile Capabilities Features

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

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding Features

  • Supported: REST API
  • Supported: Javascript API
  • Supported: iFrames
  • Supported: Java API
  • Supported: Themeable User Interface (UI)
  • Supported: Customizable Platform (Open Source)

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Yellowfin Customer Size Distribution

Consumers0%
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)5%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)80%
Enterprises (more than 500 employees)15%

Yellowfin Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, SaaS
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Mac
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android, Mobile Web
Supported CountriesAll
Supported LanguagesJapanese, English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Thai, Chinese

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Yellowfin?

Yellowfin is a cloud-based business intelligence and dashboarding platform.

How much does Yellowfin cost?

Yellowfin starts at $250.

What is Yellowfin's best feature?

Reviewers rate Formatting capabilities highest, with a score of 7.4.

Who uses Yellowfin?

The most common users of Yellowfin are from Small Businesses (1-50 employees) and the Information Technology & Services industry.

Reviews

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Luis Alcalá | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • It allows trend analysis, real time analysis and predictive analysis, which helps us to know the market and making good decisions.
  • It also allows you to view all data in real time and benchmark results.
  • It has mobile access, which allows us to monitor the data collected at any time and place. And it has the drag and drop tool that few similar software have and is very useful.
  • Data extraction can be a bit slow, I don't know if it is due to my computer or a system problem.
  • The integration with google Analytics, was quite cumbersome, so much so that we required help from technical support.
  • If they could have the cloud based version of the program, that would be great, so my computer wouldn't carry so much weight.
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • Characteristics that aid collaborative work, such as a communication function required for discussions between relevant parties based on various reports.
  • Fine-tune access privileges in a simple and clear manner.
  • Strong services expertise.
  • Program with an option for cloud.
  • Some issues during loading items and charts.
  • Some reports are difficult to produce, it lags and hangs sometimes.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Reseller
Review Source
  • Action based dashboard / home page
  • Quick, powerful tool to visualize data in an easy to digest format
  • Pretty expensive solution relative to Power BI
Nicky Downing | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • Presentation of information for executive reporting.
  • Collaboration and action task assignment on pinpointed issues highlighted in reports and dashboards.
  • End client easy self - service reporting.
  • 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.
Johan Pietersen | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Reseller
Review Source
  • The Yellowfin user interface fits seamlessly into our own web software as it too is designed in the latest web technologies making it easy to use and easily accessible to our client base.
  • The Yellowfin user interface is intuitive and easy to use, elevating VSV clients from needing in-depth training on the product before true value can be realised.
  • The Yellowfin architecture supports the Pintl architecture 100% due to a similar design strategy and as such no real overhead is added to the Pintl system for the addition of the Yellowfin product nor does it add any additional IT overhead to be used.
  • The Yellowfin product is quick and simple to develop reports and dashboards in cutting turn-around-time at the VSV development team and when new/custom reports are required by VSV clients.
  • Initially the Yellowfin business model was difficult to align to the VSV model but through some simple negotiations a workable model was reach which made in commercial application viable
  • Some additional licensing models could also be of value as we do not use the product in a pure business intelligence only application.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • Ease of use due to a clear and good structured user interface
  • Easy to administrate and to develop new BI content even for personnel without IT background
  • Powerful features for collaboration and sharing (social BI)
  • Very helpful documentation (wiki), support portal and monthly webinar series
  • More options to include meta data (column description, data annotation, report annotation) for BI self service end users
  • The compliance to the International Business Communication Standards (IBCS) is currently not possible
Phil Serfaty | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 5 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • Yellowfin has great visualizations and has been designed well for the business user to be able to simply navigate without issue.
  • The tool is very flexible to use allowing multiple data sources to connect.
  • They have done a good job in researching the market to understand and position their tool for a great core audience -- the tool was great for us at the time.
  • The tool was somewhat clunky to use at times (specifically the mapping functionality).
  • Could use some tips from Tableau to understand the "Apple" like design and simplicity of developing.
  • Should have worked closer with the supporting vendor as the tool did not feel seamless in how it operated with ACL and their data/analytics tools at the time.
  • Yellowfin was a tool that completed the task we initially asked it to do, however upon further research, we rated other tools to be more capable and user friendly. With a little improvement Yellowfin could continue rising into a great analytics tool.
Samir Kumar Sahoo | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Reseller
Review Source
  • 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
  • Predictive analytics features within Yellowfin tool.