QlikView vs Tableau

The QlikView Business Discovery platform delivers true self-service business intelligence that empowers business users and drives innovative decision making. It helps organizations make transformative discoveries that lead to better decisions. QlikView goes beyond what other BI software provides by enabling users to analyze and search their data visualizations, make associations, and uncover insight that other BI tools can't find. What will you discover?
Tableau complements your natural ability to understand data visually. Our breakthrough products let you create rich analyses and share your insights with colleagues in seconds. Connect and visualize your data in minutes. Tableau is 10 to 100x faster than existing solutions. From spreadsheets to databases to Hadoop to cloud services, explore any data with Tableau.
Comparing QlikView vs Tableau is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like QlikView has more user-friendly interface than Tableau because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots

To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Tableau is more popular than QlikView

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Tableau reveals Linux version (in 2017)
- Tableau acquired natural language processing startup ClearGraph (in 2017)
- Tableau to launch visual data-prep software with deep learning (in 2016)
- Qlik updates its BI and analytics engine (in 2016)
- Tableau acquired German startup HyPer (in 2016)
- Data Analytics service Tableau hits $100M per quarter revenue mark (in 2014)

Looks like Tableau was recently more active than QlikView (at least in our news).