TIBCO Spotfire

According to Forrester, TIBCO Software is back as a Leader for full-spectrum data visualization and analytics. After a brief slowdown due to the company’s privatization in 2014 and the associated management and key personnel changes, TIBCO Spotfire is back in the market as a formidable player in full spectrum analytics, from basic descriptive analytics to advanced data visualization and predictive analytics. Forrester’s evaluation gave Spotfire top scores for advanced analytics and ease of use. Customer references also rated Spotfire highly for quick time-to-value, scalability, data visualization, end user self-service, and cloud/hybrid architecture. In this world of modern BI, Gartner rewards smart data discovery, self-contained data prep, interactive visualization, embedded advanced analytics, analytic dashboards, and collaboration, along with platform capabilities such as workflow, architecture, security and data source connectivity all as criteria in their MQ evaluation.

In this world of modern BI, Gartner rewards smart data discovery, self-contained data prep, interactive visualization, embedded advanced analytics, analytic dashboards, and collaboration, along with platform capabilities such as workflow, architecture, security and data source connectivity all as criteria in their MQ evaluation.

With Spotfire, it’s quick and easy to access and wrangle data and create an analytic dashboard with interactive visualizations, and to add advanced analytics and geoanalytics into the dashboard. Here’s a simple example of a modern dashboard built in a few hours, showing geo-driven demand forecasting, campaign effectiveness, and supply side optimization. This dashboard hits the basics of CPG-Retail, Category Management, Trade-Fund Optimization, and Supply Chain.

Gartner called out TIBCO Spotfire’s loyal global customer base of advanced users and improved user enablement as strengths, along with its improved customer experience and view of the future.