Tableau is an enterprise-grade business intelligence and analytics platform. It offers various visualization features, including interactive charts, dashboards, graphs, heat maps, pie charts, and infographics. Tableau provides multiple versions of its software: Tableau Desktop, Tableau Online, and Tableau Public. Apart from data visualization, Tableau offers collaboration features, security, mobile accessibility, and even AI and machine learning capabilities for predictive modeling.
2. Microsoft Power BI
Like Tableau, Microsoft Power BI is a major player in business intelligence, analytics, and data visualization. Power BI allows you to create interactive dashboards to monitor key metrics and KPIs for your e-commerce business. It especially benefits existing Microsoft customers who want to integrate their software. Power BI offers various plans, including a free version for smaller businesses and premium options for advanced features like AI and self-service data preparation for big data.
3. Google Analytics
Sisense is a cloud analytics platform recognized as a leader in the field by market researchers like Gartner, Forrester, and G2. It allows you to embed analytics into your workstreams or products and build custom self-service experiences with AI-driven insights. Sisense offers robust visualization capabilities, enabling users to create custom dashboards, widgets, and interactive visualizations using a drag-and-drop interface. These visualizations can be easily shared or embedded for quick access by decision-makers.
Datawrapper is an open-source online service that helps you create visually appealing charts, graphs, tables, and maps. It allows users to upload documents like Excel spreadsheets or CSV files and select the best way to visualize the data within. The resulting visualizations can be published or embedded. Datawrapper is popular among small e-commerce websites due to its free and open-source nature.
How Athenic Can Help with Analyzing E-Commerce Data
From Tableau to Microsoft Power BI and beyond, the best tools for visualizing e-commerce data all share one thing: they make it easy for businesses to start gleaning valuable data-driven insights.
There’s just one problem. Time.
All of these platforms take time to generate ad-hoc reports, and if you don’t have the skill set to dig into SQL data at will, then you may be looking at hours or even days to generate the answer to a simple question.
Athenic is a natural language platform that quickly retrieves answers and graphs from raw SQL data with just a question.
Like a Google search JUST for your database.
We built Athenic for teams who need quick insights but don’t have time to go digging through databases, building pivot tables, and fumbling with SQL. In fact, it works alongside all the other tools here to make them more powerful and make you look like a superhero.