Explore and Visualize Your Data Without Much Hassle
Updated December 13, 2018

Explore and Visualize Your Data Without Much Hassle

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Periscope Data

Periscope Data is used by most of the departments within my company. Analysts use Periscope Data to explore production datasets and create initial visualizations easily, which are later consumed by the business users. Besides visualizations, business users often download raw data provided via tables on Periscope Data, which helps as a workaround when our internal tools are still limited.
  • quick and helpful response from support
  • various visualization options
  • enables cross-database joins
  • enables shared dashboards via email
  • has alert features
  • no connection to Treasure Data
  • query error feedbacks aren't easily understood, especially on cross database joins
  • still limited filter feature for BigQuery
  • chart drill down is quite difficult to use
  • more data informed organization
  • enables collaboration and chart versioning
  • Periscope view is sometimes not reliable since we can't get the exact refresh schedule time
Periscope Data enables data wrangling and is more familiar to SQL-savvy people - which are mostly analysts. Writing query is not really tedious for them, so it is not a huge problem. Quick and nice response from Periscope support is really helpful for the users.
If your company is still on the early stage yet it produces data with various domains, your analysts will be grateful to have Periscope Data as the main tool. Although they might not be able to combine your data here - except relies on Periscope cache (which is super helpful!), they could explore the data quite easily and produce visualization without additional coding skills. Periscope Data's support team is quite responsive and they don't hesitate to jump in and help to solve your problems.

Sisense for Cloud Data Teams (formerly Periscope Data) Feature Ratings

Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
8
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
7
Customizable dashboards
7
Pixel Perfect reports
7
Drill-down analysis
6
Formatting capabilities
7
Report sharing and collaboration
9
Publish to Web
6
Report Delivery Scheduling
8

Using Periscope Data

It could be used easily by business users once they understand basic SQL and the dataset; they could perform customized query according to their needs, without having to ask analysts repeatedly to provide them. The support team is quite responsive, and they could also help directly to make your erroneous dashboard run smoothly.
ProsCons
Like to use
Technical support not required
Well integrated
Quick to learn
Convenient
Feel confident using
None
  • cross database join
  • customized visualization
  • alert function
  • maintaining cache
  • ensuring data reliability on scheduled report
  • separate data access per user group