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Pricing

 
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Tableau Creator
$70
/ per user / per month / billed annually
Qlik Personal Edition
FREE
 
Enterprise Edition
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Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial
Looker
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Free Trial
Tableau Desktop
Tableau Creator
$70/ per user / per month / billed annually
Free Trial
QlikView
Qlik Personal Edition
FREE
Enterprise Edition
Contact QlikView
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.6
8.7
8.1
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.0
8.0
7.9
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.9
8.2
8.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.5
7.9
7.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.2
8.3
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.2
8.4
8.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
8.6
7.5
Meets Requirements
Looker
8.6
Tableau Desktop
8.7
QlikView
8.1
Ease of Use
Looker
8.0
Tableau Desktop
8.0
QlikView
7.9
Ease of Setup
Looker
7.9
Tableau Desktop
8.2
QlikView
8.0
Ease of Admin
Looker
8.5
Tableau Desktop
7.9
QlikView
7.9
Quality of Support
Looker
9.2
Tableau Desktop
8.3
QlikView
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Looker
9.2
Tableau Desktop
8.4
QlikView
8.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Looker
8.7
Tableau Desktop
8.6
QlikView
7.5

Features

Reports
Reports Interface
Looker
8.6
Tableau Desktop
8.7
QlikView
7.7
Steps to Answer
Looker
8.1
Tableau Desktop
8.1
QlikView
7.8
Graphs and Charts
Looker
7.8
Tableau Desktop
9.3
QlikView
8.2
Score Cards
Looker
7.6
Tableau Desktop
8.4
QlikView
7.9
Dashboards
Looker
8.5
Tableau Desktop
9.1
QlikView
8.7
Self Service
Calculated Fields
Looker
8.3
Tableau Desktop
8.5
QlikView
7.7
Data Column Filtering
Looker
8.8
Tableau Desktop
8.8
QlikView
8.1
Data Discovery
Looker
8.6
Tableau Desktop
8.5
QlikView
8.1
Search
Looker
7.9
Tableau Desktop
8.0
QlikView
8.1
Collaboration / Workflow
Looker
7.9
Tableau Desktop
7.8
QlikView
7.3
Automodeling
Looker
7.3
Tableau Desktop
7.4
QlikView
6.6
Advanced Analytics
Predictive Analytics
Looker
7.0
Tableau Desktop
7.1
QlikView
6.2
Data Visualization
Looker
8.1
Tableau Desktop
9.3
QlikView
8.3
Big Data Services
Looker
7.8
Tableau Desktop
8.0
QlikView
7.9
Building Reports
Data Transformation
Looker
8.5
Tableau Desktop
7.7
QlikView
8.4
Data Modeling
Looker
8.8
Tableau Desktop
7.3
QlikView
8.4
WYSIWYG Report Design
Looker
8.5
Tableau Desktop
8.0
QlikView
8.0
Integration APIs
Looker
8.1
Tableau Desktop
7.3
QlikView
7.1
Platform
Sandbox / Test Environments
Looker
7.9
Tableau Desktop
7.6
QlikView
7.9
Mobile User Support
Looker
6.8
Tableau Desktop
7.3
QlikView
7.5
Customization
Looker
7.9
Tableau Desktop
7.7
QlikView
8.1
User, Role, and Access Management
Looker
8.2
Tableau Desktop
8.0
QlikView
7.5
Internationalization
Looker
8.0
Tableau Desktop
7.7
QlikView
7.7
Performance and Reliability
Looker
8.5
Tableau Desktop
8.1
QlikView
8.4
Breadth of Partner Applications
Looker
7.8
Tableau Desktop
7.5
QlikView
7.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
15.7%
15.9%
7.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
70.4%
34.0%
35.3%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
14.0%
50.1%
57.7%
Looker
Small-Business
15.7%
Mid-Market
70.4%
Enterprise
14.0%
Tableau Desktop
Small-Business
15.9%
Mid-Market
34.0%
Enterprise
50.1%
QlikView
Small-Business
7.1%
Mid-Market
35.3%
Enterprise
57.7%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Internet
15.9%
Higher Education
10.7%
Computer Software
8.6%
 
Computer Software
15.5%
Information Technology and Services
10.4%
Hospital & Health Care
8.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
9.4%
Hospital & Health Care
6.1%
Retail
7.1%
 
Marketing and Advertising
6.5%
Marketing and Advertising
6.0%
Medical Devices
6.6%
 
Financial Services
4.8%
Internet
5.3%
Insurance
6.6%
 
Other
48.0%
Other
61.5%
Other
63.1%
Looker
Internet
15.9%
Computer Software
15.5%
Information Technology and Services
9.4%
Marketing and Advertising
6.5%
Financial Services
4.8%
Other
48.0%
Tableau Desktop
Higher Education
10.7%
Information Technology and Services
10.4%
Hospital & Health Care
6.1%
Marketing and Advertising
6.0%
Internet
5.3%
Other
61.5%
QlikView
Computer Software
8.6%
Hospital & Health Care
8.1%
Retail
7.1%
Medical Devices
6.6%
Insurance
6.6%
Other
63.1%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Alan C.
Administrator in Staffing and Recruiting

So many things are done right: - The simplicity of creating a meta schema using lookml, the learning curve is lightning fast - The flexibility of the system, making data available to inter customer has never been so easy - The support team is really...

Jeff B.
User in Retail

Tableau enables users the ability build data visualizations in the matter of minutes without requiring technical report development knowledge. In my opinion, the top 5 best qualities: 1. Drag and drop functionality is easy for any user to...

G2 User in Computer Software

As an end user: - Filter once and have it apply to all of the visuals - Graphs and tables render quickly (I had a table that took about 10 minutes to refresh in an excel pivot table, and it only took about 2 seconds in QV) - Good looking UI - Emailed...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Information Technology and Services

I have some trouble making visualizations exactly to my liking in Looker. It can handle basic charts such as line and bar graphs well, but when I want to create a complex visualization I often find myself longing for more customization.

Kimiko T.
User in Real Estate

Needs an updated UI and better data connection process

G2 User in Information Technology and Services

-It takes considerable effort to create a simple, good looking visualisation as there are a vast amount of options -Often, there is a requirement to work with the keyboard and code, which moves development of analysis to the IT side of the business -No...

 
Looker
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Alan C.
Administrator in Staffing and Recruiting

So many things are done right: - The simplicity of creating a meta schema using lookml, the learning curve is lightning fast - The flexibility of the system, making data available to inter customer has never been so easy - The support team is really...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Information Technology and Services

I have some trouble making visualizations exactly to my liking in Looker. It can handle basic charts such as line and bar graphs well, but when I want to create a complex visualization I often find myself longing for more customization.

Tableau Desktop
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jeff B.
User in Retail

Tableau enables users the ability build data visualizations in the matter of minutes without requiring technical report development knowledge. In my opinion, the top 5 best qualities: 1. Drag and drop functionality is easy for any user to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Kimiko T.
User in Real Estate

Needs an updated UI and better data connection process

QlikView
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Computer Software

As an end user: - Filter once and have it apply to all of the visuals - Graphs and tables render quickly (I had a table that took about 10 minutes to refresh in an excel pivot table, and it only took about 2 seconds in QV) - Good looking UI - Emailed...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Information Technology and Services

-It takes considerable effort to create a simple, good looking visualisation as there are a vast amount of options -Often, there is a requirement to work with the keyboard and code, which moves development of analysis to the IT side of the business -No...

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Videos

 

See the simple process of connecting your database to Looker and gaining insights to your data with Anika Kuesters Smith - Smith of Looker. With Looker's modeling language, LookML, your business logic is easily repeatable and reusable, allowing your analysts to better leverage the data and save time from writing SQL queries. Easily visualize your data sets and create dashboards, connecting your organization's teams to better collaborate and gain insight.

In this demo you'll learn about:

- Connecting your data to Looker
- Building out your data model
- Creating and sharing dashboards
- Generating and scheduling reports for various departments

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Looker

See the simple process of connecting your database to Looker and gaining insights to your data with Anika Kuesters Smith - Smith of Looker. With Looker's modeling language, LookML, your business logic is easily repeatable and reusable, allowing your analysts to better leverage the data and save time from writing SQL queries. Easily visualize your data sets and create dashboards, connecting your organization's teams to better collaborate and gain insight.

In this demo you'll learn about:

- Connecting your data to Looker
- Building out your data model
- Creating and sharing dashboards
- Generating and scheduling reports for various departments

Tableau Desktop
No videos provided
QlikView
No videos provided

Downloads

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QlikView
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