QlikView Vs Tableau (Jun 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 14, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - QlikView or Tableau?

QlikView is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Tableau, QlikView is rated higher (95/100) than Tableau (90/100). Tableau offers more features (14) to their users than QlikView (5).

Looking for the right Business Intelligence solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How QlikTech compares with Tableau Software?

QlikTech: QlikTech is a software company based in Radnor, Pennsylvania. QlikTech is the provider of QlikView, a Business Intelligence (BI) software, which combines the features of dynamic presentations, instantaneous data manipulation, and real-time data analysis.

Tableau Software: Tableau Software provides easy-to-use software applications for fast analytics and visualization. Its products include Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server

Who's more expensive? QlikView or Tableau?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Business Intelligence software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for QlikView and Tableau.

QlikView price starts at $1,395 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 QlikView is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Business Intelligence software. Tableau price starts at $70 per user/month , when comparing Tableau to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Business Intelligence software cost.

Bottom line: QlikView cost is around the same cost of Tableau.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared QlikView Vs. Tableau based on some of the most important and required Business Intelligence features. QlikView: Ad-Hoc Analysis, Ad-Hoc Reporting, Customizable Dashboard, Dashboarding, OLAP. Tableau: Ad-Hoc Analysis, Ad-Hoc Reporting, Automatic Scheduled Reporting, Customizable Dashboard, Customizable Features.

Target customer size

Since QlikView has the ability to handle unlimited users, it can be used by different businesses of varied sizes. Tableau is ideal for small to large scale industries, freelancers and nonprofit organizations.

QlikView

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $1,395 per license

QlikView is cloud-based data management & analytics system that is built to help users transform their entire business. The software offers four integrated modules namely; BI & Analytics platform, Embedded Anal...

Categories: BI & Analytics, Data Analysis Tools, Business Intelligence, Cloud BI.

Tableau

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $70 per user/month

Tableau is a family of data visualization software designed for business intelligence that includes Tableau Desktop, Tableau Online, Tableau Server, Tableau Public and Tableau Reader. The Tableau suite is inten...

Categories: Budgeting & CPM, BI & Analytics, Dashboards & KPIs, Data analysis, Data visualization.

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QlikView: 5 Features

Ad-Hoc Analysis
Ad-Hoc Reporting
Customizable Dashboard
Dashboarding
OLAP

Tableau: 14 Features

Ad-Hoc Analysis
Ad-Hoc Reporting
Automatic Scheduled Reporting
Customizable Dashboard
Customizable Features
Dashboarding
Forecasting & Budgeting
Graphic Benchmark
Issue Indicators
Multy Languages
OLAP
Performance Measurements
Predictive-Analysis
Trend Indicators
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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QlikView
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$1,395 per license
Functionality
15
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Tableau
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$70 per user/month
Functionality
24
SuiteAnalytics
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$499 per month
Functionality
10
Sisense
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
35
Birst
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
43
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.