Periscope

Data platform for business intelligence across all sources

About Periscope

Periscope Data is a data analysis tool that unifies business data across multiple different sources. The solution connects directly with databases and enables users to instantly run, visualize, and share analyses on billions of rows of data. Features include an in-browser SQL editor, dashboarding, ad hoc-querying, and data cache, as well as automatic reporting and embedding for rapid sharing and data analysis.

Periscope serves data analysts, business analysts, data scientists, and decision makers who are looking to efficiently analyze large data sets. The solution securely queries databases from the cloud over an SSL JDBC connection, and creates charts and dashboards for the entire team. The advanced SQL editor includes autocomplete, revision history, query formatting, and universal syntax helpers for various database SQL dialects.

Periscope provides organizations with end-to-end workflow optimization and instant data visualization. The integrated charting workflow eliminates jumping between tools, and generates multiple charts for the team dashboard within moments. Users can pick from table, map, or scatter plot view, and customize charts for presentable insights. Curated analysis can be saved for reuse, including complete revision history and rollback.

Users are able to schedule email reports, share secure links to interactive Periscope dashboards, as well as embed charts and dashboards directly to their website. Filters can be added to shared dashboards so that recipients can filter data and drill down for themselves. Periscope enables organizations to automatically cache their data for much faster queries, cross-database joins and more.

Key benefits of Periscope

  • Periscope Data provides organizations with up-to-date and interactive dashboards with pivot tables and drag-and-drop filters to drill down.

  • The advanced SQL editor is designed to facilitate query writing for data analysts, with intelligent autocomplete, revision history for every query, and more.

  • Users are able to send automatic email reports of any dashboard within Periscope, helping reduce the time spent on manually delivering updates.

  • Periscope's integrated workflow helps users graph any query without having to hop through various screens or tools, including extensive customization options.

  • Cross-database joins enable users to write queries that connect data from various databases, and keep them in sync in a single cluster.

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    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany and 5 others, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Mexico, United States

    Supported Languages

    English

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    Interactive dashboards with drag-and-drop filters and pivot tables to drill down
    Answer the latest question in seconds with the SQL editor
    Visualize data in seconds with an integrated charting workflow that doesn't require jumping between multiple tools
    Make the bar chart proportional for a visual representation of data
    Use Periscope’s pivot tables to quickly calculate the percentage-of-column to show the data in tabular form
    Visualize any query’s results with integrated charting
    Invite the entire team and company into Periscope and automatically share results
    Ensure that everyone has access to the right data with extensive user, group, and dashboard permissions
    Custom filters makes it easy to immediately graph any query without hopping through multiple screens or tools
    Create scheduled email reports and share results
    Periscope securely queries databases over an SSL JDBC connection
    Track the number of users acquired from each marketing source
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    Periscope screenshot: Interactive dashboards with drag-and-drop filters and pivot tables to drill down Periscope screenshot: Answer the latest question in seconds with the SQL editor Periscope screenshot: Visualize data in seconds with an integrated charting workflow that doesn't require jumping between multiple tools Periscope screenshot: Make the bar chart proportional for a visual representation of data Periscope screenshot: Use Periscope’s pivot tables to quickly calculate the percentage-of-column to show the data in tabular form Periscope screenshot: Visualize any query’s results with integrated charting Periscope screenshot: Invite the entire team and company into Periscope and automatically share results Periscope screenshot: Ensure that everyone has access to the right data with extensive user, group, and dashboard permissions Periscope screenshot: Custom filters makes it easy to immediately graph any query without hopping through multiple screens or tools Periscope screenshot: Create scheduled email reports and share results Periscope screenshot: Periscope securely queries databases over an SSL JDBC connection Periscope screenshot: Track the number of users acquired from each marketing source

    Features

    Total features of Periscope: 51

    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Ad hoc Query
    • Ad hoc Reporting
    • Automated Scheduling
    • Batch Processing
    • Charting
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Customizable Dashboard
    • Customizable Templates
    • Customization
    • Dashboard
    • Dashboard Creation
    • Data Blending
    • Data Connectors
    • Data Import/Export
    • Data Mapping
    • Data Synchronization
    • Data Visualization
    • Drag & Drop
    • Financial Reporting
    • Functions/Calculations
    • Geographic Maps
    • Geolocation
    • HIPAA Compliant
    • Integration into Third Party Applications
    • Interactive Reports
    • KPI Monitoring
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Marketing Reports
    • Performance Metrics
    • Private Dashboards
    • Profitability Analysis
    • Public Dashboards
    • Real Time Analytics
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Role-Based Permissions
    • SSL Security
    • Sales Reports
    • Scheduled / Automated Reports
    • Scorecards
    • Search/Filter
    • Secure Data Storage
    • Self-service Analytics
    • Single Sign On
    • Strategic Planning
    • Synchronous Editing
    • Two-Factor Authentication
    • Visual Analytics
    • Workflow Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4,3 /5
    (33)
    Value for Money
    4,1/5
    Features
    4,3/5
    Ease of Use
    4,4/5
    Customer Support
    4,5/5

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    Joel ángel A.
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    • Industry: Translation & Localization
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Other for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Easy to use

    Reviewed on 2019/01/17

    I have enjoyed sharing videos easily and quickly with many people at once.

    I have enjoyed sharing videos easily and quickly with many people at once.

    Pros

    The fact that it's fast and very user-friendly.

    Cons

    I don't like that there's not so much support as before for Periscope.

    Austin K.
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    • Industry: Financial Services
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

    Periscope was amazing in its time

    Reviewed on 2019/10/03

    I was at an adtech company running millions of reads and writes a month and we needed insight into...

    I was at an adtech company running millions of reads and writes a month and we needed insight into our data. At the time periscope was the most robust option. And whenever a problem happened someone was there to help remediate the issue.

    Pros

    Ease of use, caching features, and customer support were all top notch. Absolutely nothing to complain about besides the price point. If you are well funded, you will not be

    Cons

    The price point is very steep if you are a startup or if you wanted to use Periscope for a home project.

    Ionie W.
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    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Why I use Periscope

    Reviewed on 2017/05/18

    Periscope has been my saving grace by introducing me to an awesome online community of...

    Periscope has been my saving grace by introducing me to an awesome online community of broadcasters. It affords me the opportunity to engage in scopes which have helped to build me personally and professionally. I cannot go a day without being on Periscope.

    Pros

    I like the upgrades and the haste to resolve issues. The quality of programming is basically great.

    Cons

    Sometimes the app crashes and you miss your broadcast or cannot get back on for a while.

    James L.
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    • Industry: E-Learning
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Other for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Great way to connect with people using a live webcam

    Reviewed on 2018/06/28

    It allows me to connect with students live from around the country or world for that matter. It's...

    It allows me to connect with students live from around the country or world for that matter. It's an incredible opportunity that expands on Facebook Live for instance that allows for more interaction. It's a great piece of technology that becomes a tool instead of a crutch.

    Pros

    It's so easy! You pull up the application, you select go live, and then you are connected with the planet. It doesn't cost anything which is a big plus. The ability to connect and interact with students, family, and friends is a remarkable opportunity. The picture quality is sufficient.

    Cons

    The fact that anyone can comment can be more than an annoyance. As a teacher there are some things that you can't control and ugly or profane comments are a constant concern. I go live from around the country in an effort to connect students as well as family and friends to my summer travels, so there are moments where people can comment and be inappropriate. You want the ability to interact, so this is the downside.

    Sebastian W.
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    • Industry: Insurance
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    Solid BI Tool, but difficult to use

    Reviewed on 2019/04/22

    Really good tool, but not a big fan of usability. ( I am an end user, not building my own SQL...

    Really good tool, but not a big fan of usability. ( I am an end user, not building my own SQL reports).

    Pros

    I like that Periscope runs stable and doesn't have any downtime (as far as I've noticed). The tool also runs pretty quick no matter how much data/graphs you run in a dashboard.

    Cons

    I do not like their filtering system, meaning the way sorting in filtering works. The filtering should be set up similar to Google Analytics with pre-set fields e.g. data ranges compared to date ranges in the past. It would make it much easier to use it

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    • Pricing model: Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    Offering tiered pricing from Start-Up to Enterprise, dependent on features and database size. Contact Periscope for detailed pricing information.

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    Periscope has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

    Periscope supports the following languages:

    English

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    Periscope offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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