The Differences Between Domo and Sisense

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Domo vs. Sisense

Domo works to bring together people, data, and systems into one place. With a fully mobile, cloud-based operating system at its core, Domo unifies all areas of business and makes modern business intelligence (BI) accessible for everyone. It specializes in data integration, BI & analytics, intelligent apps, and embedded analytics. Domo works with an organization’s existing technologies and integrates data from any source to create live visualizations.

Sisense focuses on optimizing data analytics and infusing data into everyday workflows and applications. It allows organizations to process large volumes of disparate data sets while making data preparation simple enough for everyone, no matter their data expertise, to gain insights. The platform is available on-premises, on the cloud, or in a hybrid format.

 

A deeper look at Domo

With Domo, you can enhance your existing data warehouse and BI tools or choose to build custom applications and use the power of Domo’s cloud data warehouse solution. Organizations can build business value by publishing insights alongside data visualizations and sharing them with customers and partners. With Domo, those partners also have the option to integrate their own data with yours to build in-depth and customized data experiences.

Product highlights

Platform. Domo operates entirely on the cloud to allow for optimal scalability and access.

Connectors. Over 1,000 connectors and systems available and counting.

Interface. The Domo interface is designed to be intuitive and clean. Major components include access to dashboards, alerts, the Buzz conversation tool, the Domo Appstore, and the data center for managing all Domo data. Users can also access the Asset Library, projects and task manager, publishing tools, and scheduled reports.

Dashboards. With customizable business reporting, any user can create shareable dashboards.

Visualizations. Access an extensive chart library of over 150 interactive chart types and more than 7,000 custom maps for visual reporting. Any user can create visualizations.

Analytics. With a scalable predictive analysis engine, organizations can look to the future and test options with machine learning, natural language queries, enterprise AI, and R and Python integration.

Storage. Domo includes a cloud-based data warehouse to store data and provide instant insight into data sources.

Collaboration. Built-in chat offers instant collaboration with additional features for scheduled reports, tasks and projects, and unlimited card sharing.

Publishing. Domo Everywhere gives organizations the ability to quickly build and deliver powerful data experiences for customers and partners with low- and no-code software. It goes beyond shareable dashboards and visualizations with options to share real-time data with a unique URL, embed real-time data via a website, customer-facing portal, or custom app — with access to hundreds of pre-built business apps for iOS and Android — and the option to White Label those experiences with your own branding guidelines.

Security. Enterprise security features include SSO integration, personalized data permissions, and bring your own key (BYOK) data encryption.

 

A deeper look at Sisense

Sisense enables organizations to build custom analytic experiences for everyone. The platform helps simplify data analysis. With Sisense, users can build visual interactive experiences.

Product highlights

Platform. Works with data in the cloud, on-premises, and in hybrid environments.

Connectors. Nearly 200 connectors to connect to various platforms and data sources.

Interface. Sisense offers the option to customize the user interface with typography, background colors, and system themes. From the interface, you can view dashboards, access admin features, and manage ElastiCubes.

Dashboards. Create dashboards specific to your industry, business goals, or roles.

Visualizations. Sisense offers a number of chart options for visualizing data. Additional charting options can be purchased as add-ons or premium features.

Analytics. ElastiCubes handle 99% of ETL functions to negate the need for an external tool in most cases. Add-ons are available for writing back to data sources. Users can dive deeper into raw data with Python, SWL, and R. And, you can augment your data analysis with predictive analytics, machine learning, and AI.

Storage. While Sisense doesn’t offer a data storage solution, it works with existing data warehouses and pulls data from the original data sources themselves. Then, Sisense uses ElastiCubes to determine and load only the data you need. This optimizes a computer’s disk, RAM, and CPU to crunch large amounts of data with a single server and standard machine.

Collaboration. While Sisense doesn’t offer a chat feature within the interface, users can use tools like Slack, Salesforce, and G-Suite through the Sisense Extense Framework.

Publishing. Dashboards can’t be shared directly with unregistered users, but can be embedded for better data visualization.

Security. Sisense allows users to govern data with SSO integrations and multi-level security in an API-First platform.

 

Why Domo stands out

While there are many data analytics, data visualization, and business intelligence tools on the market, Domo offers a complete platform with all those capabilities in one alongside data storage and maintenance, ETL tools, and the ability to easily work on mobile devices — all included without an added cost. With Domo’s cloud-based approach, organizations can gather and share near-real-time data at scale without burdening IT departments and data analysts.

Although Sisense and Domo have similar goals, Domo stands apart in execution, delivering insights faster and integrating easier with more than 1,000 connectors and built-in chat and collaboration features. It also offers an extensive chart and app library at no extra cost. The cloud-based data warehouse allows for scalable storage, anywhere access, and fast queries. This makes Domo a more cost-effective solution overall.

Popular features

With Domo, you can make data part of everything you do. Some of its most popular features include: 

Data Integration
Connect your data with both cloud and on-premises connectors as well as connections to proprietary systems. Bring together data from file uploads, email attachments, and use Domo’s federated adapters to keep your existing data warehouse behind firewalls while still querying and visualizing the data. Combine and transform data with Domo’s Magic ETL, automated machine learning, and SQL dataflows. 

BI and Analytics
All users enjoy self-service access to data and can choose from more than 150 chart types and over 7,000 custom maps. Use native iOS and Android Domo apps to view data on the go. Collaborate with Domo’s built-in chat app, Buzz, and create tasks for teams to manage projects. 

Intelligent Apps
Access hundreds of pre-built apps designed to address specific business and industry needs by role or use case. Create custom apps and connectors and develop on Domo’s platform using Java and Python. 

Embedded Analytics
Share data externally with customers and partners, allow them to interact with your analytics, and even customize the look and feel of your analytics to match your branding. 

Security and Governance
Assign personalized data permissions with row-level access. Create policies based on custom roles or user attributes. Stay secure and compliant with multiple logical and physical security layers. Domo meets GDPR, HIPAA, SOC 1/2, and ISO standards.  

Education and support

With Domo University, every team member can become more comfortable using data. The full suite of Domo training modules can be found for free in Domo University. These short e-learning courses cover Domo basics and advanced features. You can also get answers to your questions and learn new skills with hundreds of how-to videos and over 1500 articles. Domo also offers public courses, custom webinars, and the option to stream training onsite at your own location. 

Whenever you have questions, Domo support resources are available 24/7 to help. Simply use the online customer portal in the user interface or online. If our library of self-help resources can’t answer your question, you can get live support in your native language. 

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