Compare Microsoft Power BI vs QlikView

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comparison of Microsoft Power BI vs. QlikView
based on data from user reviews. Microsoft Power BI rates 4.2/5 stars with 260 reviews. QlikView rates 4.1/5 stars with 168 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
POWER BI
FREE
Qlik Personal Edition
FREE
 
POWER BI PRO
$9.99
per user
Enterprise Edition
Contact QlikView
 
POWER BI PREMIUM
Capacity Pricing
per node
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Microsoft Power BI
POWER BI
FREE
POWER BI PRO
$9.99per user
POWER BI PREMIUM
Capacity Pricingper node
Free Trial Unavailable
QlikView
Qlik Personal Edition
FREE
Enterprise Edition
Contact QlikView
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.5
8.1
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.9
7.9
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.3
8.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.1
7.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.9
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.1
8.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
7.6
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Power BI
8.5
QlikView
8.1
Ease of Use
Microsoft Power BI
7.9
QlikView
7.9
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Power BI
8.3
QlikView
8.0
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Power BI
8.1
QlikView
7.9
Quality of Support
Microsoft Power BI
7.9
QlikView
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Power BI
8.1
QlikView
8.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Power BI
8.7
QlikView
7.6

Features

Reports
Reports Interface
Microsoft Power BI
8.5
QlikView
7.7
Steps to Answer
Microsoft Power BI
7.8
QlikView
7.8
Graphs and Charts
Microsoft Power BI
8.8
QlikView
8.2
Score Cards
Microsoft Power BI
7.7
QlikView
7.9
Dashboards
Microsoft Power BI
8.5
QlikView
8.7
Self Service
Calculated Fields
Microsoft Power BI
7.9
QlikView
7.8
Data Column Filtering
Microsoft Power BI
8.3
QlikView
8.2
Data Discovery
Microsoft Power BI
8.0
QlikView
8.1
Search
Microsoft Power BI
7.7
QlikView
8.1
Collaboration / Workflow
Microsoft Power BI
7.8
QlikView
7.4
Automodeling
Microsoft Power BI
7.7
QlikView
6.6
Advanced Analytics
Predictive Analytics
Microsoft Power BI
6.8
QlikView
6.2
Data Visualization
Microsoft Power BI
8.8
QlikView
8.3
Big Data Services
Microsoft Power BI
7.3
QlikView
7.9
Building Reports
Data Transformation
Microsoft Power BI
7.8
QlikView
8.5
Data Modeling
Microsoft Power BI
8.3
QlikView
8.4
WYSIWYG Report Design
Microsoft Power BI
8.2
QlikView
8.0
Integration APIs
Microsoft Power BI
7.8
QlikView
7.2
Platform
Mobile User Support
Microsoft Power BI
7.8
QlikView
7.4
Customization
Microsoft Power BI
8.0
QlikView
8.1
User, Role, and Access Management
Microsoft Power BI
7.9
QlikView
7.6
Internationalization
Microsoft Power BI
8.2
QlikView
7.7
Sandbox / Test Environments
Microsoft Power BI
7.7
QlikView
7.9
Performance and Reliability
Microsoft Power BI
7.8
QlikView
8.4
Breadth of Partner Applications
Microsoft Power BI
8.3
QlikView
7.5

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
23.0%
6.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
38.5%
34.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
38.5%
58.4%
Microsoft Power BI
Small-Business
23.0%
Mid-Market
38.5%
Enterprise
38.5%
QlikView
Small-Business
6.8%
Mid-Market
34.8%
Enterprise
58.4%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
12.4%
Computer Software
9.0%
 
Computer Software
7.4%
Information Technology and Services
7.8%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Retail
7.2%
 
Financial Services
4.3%
Hospital & Health Care
7.2%
 
Marketing and Advertising
3.5%
Medical Devices
6.0%
 
Other
68.2%
Other
62.7%
Microsoft Power BI
Information Technology and Services
12.4%
Computer Software
7.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Financial Services
4.3%
Marketing and Advertising
3.5%
Other
68.2%
QlikView
Computer Software
9.0%
Information Technology and Services
7.8%
Retail
7.2%
Hospital & Health Care
7.2%
Medical Devices
6.0%
Other
62.7%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Agency in Marketing and Advertising

Visualizations. They're absolutely fantastic. Importing data is incredibly easy and it's much more powerful than excel or many SQL based visualization tools.

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
Cole T.
User in Insurance

Many features necessary in a BI tool are still in development, and the ability to share data across the organization is still only half-baked. I need the ability to publish Power BI Desktop reports and all the data associated with the report to...

Consultant 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...

 
Microsoft Power BI
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Agency in Marketing and Advertising

Visualizations. They're absolutely fantastic. Importing data is incredibly easy and it's much more powerful than excel or many SQL based visualization tools.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Cole T.
User in Insurance

Many features necessary in a BI tool are still in development, and the ability to share data across the organization is still only half-baked. I need the ability to publish Power BI Desktop reports and all the data associated with the report to...

QlikView
Most Helpful Favorable Review
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
Consultant 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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