What are the best data analysis tools?

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    #1Excel 2016

    Excel 2016

    Microsoft Excel 2016 is the latest entry to Microsoft's venerable Excel series of spreadsheet software. The great new feature of Excel 2016 is that it automatically suggests graphs and charts that are appropriate for the data you're processing.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $79.99

    Anthony Contreras
    Written on September 8, 2017
    "When it comes to data entry software, you are not going to be Excel. Track your spending, track your income, you can literally track anything you want using this product. I use to have all sorts of scrap pieces of paper laying on my desk as I tried to track my bank account. Now, I just plug in the numbers and it's done. A great, and accurate, product."
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    #2MATLAB

    MATLAB
    MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, analysis, and programming.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $133.43- (Home version) Trials upon request.

    Joshua Lopez
    Written on March 23, 2017
    "I needed some data analysis tools and MATLAB got me exactly what I needed. There's a free thirty day trial which is even better. I'm pleased with the analysis tools I obtained."
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    #3Sisense

    Sisense

    Sisense is a Business Intelligence reporting software that lets any user easily transform data into interactive reports. It is available as a free trial with other prices plans available to unlock more features and functionality.

    Online Tools

    Price upon request

    Harold Guerrero
    Written on February 12, 2017
    "Sisense is a simple marketing tool that will help you with your analytics. Sisense will take all of your complex marketing information and simplify it to meet your needs. With color graphics and an array of export techniques, this is sure to fit your needs."
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    #4Microsoft SharePoint

    Microsoft SharePoint
    SharePoint is a web-based, collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. You can share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.
    Websites

    Free- /month. Varies by plan

    Brian Myers
    Written on February 22, 2017
    "I use a few different tools for data analysis. One of my absolute favorites is Microsoft SharePoint. There are many different options but I prefer Office 365 Enterprise E3 because it includes everything I need."
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    #5Dundas BI

    Dundas BI
    Dundas BI is a dashboard, reporting, and data analytics software all on a single business intelligence platform.
    Websites

    Free- Price upon request. Free Trial Available

    James Armstrong
    Written on January 17, 2017
    "Analyzing data from a site can be laborious and, in some cases, confusing as you may not have any idea what you're really looking at, or what it even means. Having a customizable dashboard with, as they call it, "visualizations" (the pretty stuff), means that the data is easier to understand. It's also good if you make a presentation at work because not only do you need to actually know what it is that you're looking at, others need to be able to understand it, and have something aesthetically pleasing at which to look while you go over important points in the meeting. This is precisely how data analysis tools should be made. It doesn't have to be a mystery, and it doesn't need to intimidate."
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    #6Joojip

    Joojip
    Joojip is a powerful stream processing engine to take data from a device to dashboard in minutes.
    Websites

    Free- Price upon request

    Michael Austin
    Written on May 27, 2017
    "Joojip is an analytics platform designed to provide real-time statistics on productivity, employee performance, online and social media interactions, and a wealth of other metrics for businesses, particularly those with vast IoT networks. Like most big data applications, Joojip is of more use to large businesses than small, local businesses, given the volume of data you would expect to handle using a big data platform. Joojip is designed to handle vast quantities of information and in real time, so the set up costs are a bit pricey. Relative to other analytics platforms, Joojip demonstrates more flexibility and customization ability, but you have to be prepared to open your wallet for it. "
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    #7Apptopia

    Apptopia
    Apptopia is a website that will get you information about your competitors and their performance on the app business. This is a helpful tool that will give you information about how to get the best from the app market and for your android or iOS app.
    Websites

    $897- Varies by Plan

    Daniel Gaytán
    Written on November 2, 2017
    "When I needed analytics on my app Apptopia was a great option. They have amazing looking charts with real-time data. They offer free app data analysis. "
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    #8Splunk

    Splunk
    Splunk offers tools and solutions for business analysis, application delivery, cloud solutions and more.
    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Louis Bell
    Written on November 3, 2017
    "This app analysis regression, or any type of business analysis you want to carry out, It is far better than spss or Excel, I recommend it for user and it is 100% ads free"
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    #9Social Harvest

    Social Harvest
    The open source social media analytics platform that helps marketers, researchers, small businesses, bloggers, brands, and content creators act on social data.
    Websites

    Free

    Louis Lopez
    Written on February 7, 2017
    "Data is hot commodity nowadays. If you are a marketer, business owner, or any type of content creator having data is crucial to positioning yourself for success. I tried Social Harvest as an option for a data analysis tool mostly because I heard it was open source, which is great if you don't have the capital to invest, as most other tools are extremely expensive. Social Harvest is a work in progress, and does have a learning curve but you can gather some robust data from social media using this platform."
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    #10Soasta ClodTest

    Soasta ClodTest
    The SOASTA platform enables digital business owners to gain unprecedented and continuous performance insights into their real user experience on mobile and Web devices – in real time, and at scale. 

    Websites

    Free- (Lite). Varies by plan.

    Jack Cole
    Written on October 9, 2017
    "If you need a data analysis tool, you might want to stay away from Soasta ClodTest. It is difficult to use and the instructions are poorly explained."

Summary

Best What are the best data analysis tools
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Excel 2016Software 16 Paid
2MATLABSoftware 12 Paid
3SisenseOnline Tools 8 Paid
4Microsoft SharePointWebsites 7 Free
5Dundas BIWebsites 4 Free
6JoojipWebsites 1 Free
7ApptopiaWebsites 1 Paid
8SplunkWebsites 0 Free
9Social HarvestWebsites 0 Free
10Soasta ClodTestWebsites 0 Free
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