About Yellowfin

Yellowfin is your complete Business Intelligence platform. From data to dashboards Yellowfin delivers an amazing Collaborative BI experience.

Everybody claims ease of use, but Yellowfin actually defines the standard for everyone else. Our interface is more than beautiful. You’ll find the most advanced BI features, in the most logical places, all with point and click simplicity. You don’t have to learn a single line of SQL – now that’s making Business Intelligence easy.

Key benefits of Yellowfin

Yellowfin is a BI solution that is easy to develop, share and consume.
Yellowfin provides you with BI for anywhere and anytime access.
Yellowfin is a collaborative decision-making tool that delivers results.


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United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 3 others, India, Japan, Germany

Supported Languages



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Total features of Yellowfin: 37

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Ad hoc Query
  • Ad hoc Reporting
  • Authentication
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Intelligence
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Collaborative Workspace
  • Customisable Reporting
  • Dashboard Creation
  • Data Filtering
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Mapping
  • Data Profiling
  • Data Visualisation
  • Email Alerts
  • Filtered Views
  • Geographic Maps
  • HTML5 Technology
  • Heatmap
  • Knowledge Base Management
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Monitoring
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Risk Alerts
  • Search Functionality
  • Task Management
  • Third Party Integration
  • Trend Analysis
  • Video Support
  • Visual Analytics
  • Web Analytics
  • Widgets
  • Workflow Management


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Oliver elijah L.
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  • Industry: Information Services
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Yellowfin is integrated with predictive and Big Data processing tools.

Reviewed on 08/12/2018

The VSV team develops reports and dashboards quickly, simply and dynamically. Yellowfin has an easy...

The VSV team develops reports and dashboards quickly, simply and dynamically. Yellowfin has an easy to use and intuitive user interface (clients do not need deep training). We managed to create reports and panels with maps thanks to location intelligence. In addition, the integration of Yellowfin with predictive analytical tools and Big Data processing such as R, UDF, Spark are ideal for creating rich applications for end users. Yellowfin allows the connection of multiple data sources.


Yellowfin is a very fast and very simple product to create reports and panels. We were able to greatly reduce the response time of the VSV equipment and when VSV clients require new custom reports. It is also excellent that clients do not require in-depth training. The integration capacity of Yellowfin with Big Data is excellent.


We have obtained great positive results with Yellowfin. To be honest, I consider that it meets the expectations. It is very simple and fast, it is integrated with Big Data, clients do not require a great training. It just works.

James D.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Easy to use, worth the money.

Reviewed on 11/08/2018

We really like using Yellowfin. While the lack of cloud services and coding to customize are minor...

We really like using Yellowfin. While the lack of cloud services and coding to customize are minor issues, we do not have much to complain about. It’s very user-friendly and we have easily been able to teach others how to use it. The fact that the program is useable on both Mac and PC makes it a great option. The program is certainly worth the cost.


This program was very easy to setup and use. Within a few hours, we were working. The program is very user-friendly and it did not take long for us to train our employees to use it. The dashboards are very pleasing to the eye, and we thoroughly enjoyed using Yellowfin. It was also very affordable, especially as we added users. We loved the customization of the program, and we could really make it our own. When we did have technical issues, customer support was able to resolve them very quickly.


We really wish that this program had a cloud option. While it’s always good to have data stored on a computer, it’s easier to have things on the cloud, especially if you need to use different computers. While this program is rather bug-free, we did have a few issues loading items and charts, but any bugs we had were resolved with either time or calling customer service. Otherwise, it’s been a pleasure to use. We aren’t a fan of having to code to customize colors, but it’s not a deal-breaker.

Erik L.
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  • Industry: Financial Services
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  • Likelihood to recommend 3.0 /10

Yellowfin was not as flexible or as robust as other options.

Reviewed on 06/09/2016


The simplicity of the interface was a plus, but unfortunately that simplicity went through to the backend. It didn't have the robust features and support that Salesforce did, and I feel it didn't manage multiple data sources as well as DOMO did. I feel that if you want to completely control your reports and have a BI dedicated team build reports where no one else can, it might be a solution for you.


Anytime I needed a report, I ran into issues with this software. We used yellowfin for a period of months, having switched from Salesforce. I found the reports were difficult to produce, and the data management was okay at best. We later switched to DOMO which was a breath of fresh air, as far as it comes to ease of use and data management.

Response from Jimmy

Thanks for the review, Erik! Customer feedback is the main engine of Yellowfin’s innovation. With that said, we’re extremely bummed about your negative experience with Yellowfin and are regretful that we couldn’t work with our Partner that was handling your account in a more effective manner. For what it’s worth, our newest version 7.2 tackles the issues you bring up. If anything changes for you in regards to your current BI platform, we’d love to show you the newest version of Yellowfin and win you back!
Cheers - Yellowfin.

Anthony A.
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  • Industry: Gambling & Casinos
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10


Reviewed on 27/11/2020

Overall it's a great product for casino business use.

Overall it's a great product for casino business use.


I really like the reporting functions. It's simple and easy to download as excel or PDF which saves me processing time.


I am just a user, so I don't have much to say about what I least liked about the software. It worked for me.

Krissy G.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

We attempted to use Yellowfin as a Dashboard backbone software. The system is great but...

Reviewed on 08/12/2017

We did not end up implementing this live for our clients but it was a nice software and if our...

We did not end up implementing this live for our clients but it was a nice software and if our client base was smaller or our software data scheme less complex we would have used this. There was not anything wrong really just was not the correct software for our company.


I like the user friendly layout, how writing your own "queries" and updating the data the way you want is easy. I like that it is easy to connect to a DB using ODBC or other options (I did not explore all of these). I liked the way the screen displayed and I liked the way that customer service responded well when I had questions. There was a decent amount of documentation and videos available online. The ability to customize colors is decent as well as adding titles and everything to the pages.


I did not like how customizing colors was writing code or specific selects, I did not like how you could not easily create "custom fields" or formulas. The system was a little slower than I would have liked but I believe it is mostly due to how the data was being extracted. The system was pretty user friendly but had issues with displaying our data set and pulling data from our system easily.

Response from Yellowfin International

Dear Ms Gray,
Thank you for your review of Yellowfin, we appreciate your feedback. We're sorry you did not end up choosing Yellowfin, but happy to hear your positive comments about our analytics tool.
Yellowfin works on a real time connection to its data sources, so you are correct to say it was probably down to how the data was being extracted. We've made some pretty exciting updates to our platform in the last few weeks and creating custom fields or formulas has never been easier.
Good luck with your analytics journey.

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Yellowfin FAQs

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Yellowfin offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$600.00/year
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

We have packaged our products into a number of plans to suit different BI needs. Choose AI-powered automation with Yellowfin Signals, data storytelling with Yellowfin Stories, which can sit alongside your existing dashboard tools, or Yellowfin Analytics+ which contains our complete suite of products.

Yellowfin offers the following features:

  • Analytics
  • BPM
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Analytics
  • Interactive dashboards
  • Mobile BI
  • Multi-Dimensional Analytics
  • ODBC
  • OLAP
  • Proactive alerts & exception reporting
  • Reporting & Dashboard
  • Sharing and collaboration

Yellowfin has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business

Yellowfin supports the following languages:


Yellowfin supports the following devices:

Android, iPhone

Yellowfin integrates with the following applications:

Blendo, Dynamics 365, Marketo Engage, Microsoft Azure, Oracle CRM On Demand, PieMatrix "Pie", Salesforce Sales Cloud, Twitter, Xero, Zendesk

Yellowfin offers the following support options:

Online Support, Video Tutorials, Knowledge Base

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