Compare Tableau and Qlik Sense - Nov 2022

Tableau

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $15 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.

Qlik Sense

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $30 per user/month

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, Dashboards & KPIs.

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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

Qlik Sense: 5 Features

Ad-Hoc Analysis
Ad-Hoc Reporting
Customizable Dashboard
Dashboarding
OLAP
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Nov 09, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Tableau or Qlik Sense?

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

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

Tableau Software Vs. QlikTech

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

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.

Who is more expensive? Tableau or Qlik Sense?

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 costs" as well. We prepared a TCO (Total Cost) calculator for Tableau and Qlik Sense.

Tableau price starts at $15 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Tableau is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Business Intelligence software. Qlik Sense price starts at $30 per user/month , when comparing Qlik Sense to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Business Intelligence software cost.

Bottom line: Tableau cost is around the same cost of Qlik Sense.

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared Tableau Vs. Qlik Sense based on some of the most important and required Business Intelligence features.

Tableau: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Ad-Hoc Analysis, Ad-Hoc Reporting, Automatic Scheduled Reporting, Customizable Dashboard, Customizable Features, Dashboarding, Forecasting & Budgeting, Graphic Benchmark.

Qlik Sense: Ad-Hoc Analysis, Ad-Hoc Reporting, Customizable Dashboard, Dashboarding, OLAP.

Target customer size

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

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Tableau
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$15 per user/month
Functionality
24
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Qlik Sen...
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$30 per user/month
Functionality
15
SuiteAna...
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$499 per month + $99 per user
Functionality
10
Sisense
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$83 per employee/month
Functionality
35
Infor Bi...
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
43

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