QlikView vs Tableau, which business intelligence tool scores better on functionality, performance, visualization, analysis and dashboarding? In the 100% vendor independent comparison of the Passionned Group, QlikView and Tableau are compared on a feature by feature basis.
QlikView vs Tableau: which one scores better on core functionality
In the Business Intelligence Tools Survey 2014, 169 criteria are used to examine QlikView, Tableau and 14 other Business Intelligence tools. In the category ‘core functionality’ (29 out of 169 criteria) they score almost the same points. That is visualized in the figure below.
Figure 1: the score in the category ‘core functionality’ of QlikView vs Tableau. 29 criteria out of 169 are used to measure this score. Source: Business Intelligence Tools Survey 2014.
Both QlikView and Tableau have very less facilities for performance management: using a balanced scorecard methodology, setting norms and targets, linking key performance indicators (KPIs), and so forth.
The connectivity of QlikView differs from Tableau Software
In one category, connectivity & security, the two BI tools score not equal. Tableau Software has a better connectivity. It can connect natively to 17 data sources where QlikView has yet native support for 2 data sources. Allthough QlikView and Tableau have almost the same scores in some categories, they differ in some crucial details like support for aggregate awareness and cubes. If you want to know all the strengths and weaknesses of QlikView as well as Tableau Software, order and download the Business Intelligence Tools Survey 2014 today.
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