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Spotfire

Overview

What is Spotfire?

Spotfire, formerly known as TIBCO Spotfire, is a visual data science platform that combines visual analytics, data science, and data wrangling, so users can analyze data at-rest and at-scale to solve complex industry-specific problems.

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Recent Reviews

Spotfire Review.

9 out of 10
July 17, 2024
Incentivized
Spotfire is the best data analytics and business intelligence tool available today. Our business requires applications to process and …
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Good tool

8 out of 10
July 12, 2024
Incentivized
Se use the tool in order to represent BI information for some of our customers. They needed a strong solution to avoid Excel based …
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Awards

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Popular Features

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  • Visualization (7)
    8.8
    88%
  • Extend Existing Data Sources (7)
    8.0
    80%
  • Automatic Data Format Detection (7)
    7.5
    75%
  • Connect to Multiple Data Sources (7)
    7.3
    73%

Reviewer Pros & Cons

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Video Reviews

1 video

TIBCO Spotfire Review: Translates Data To Be Visualized For More Effective Understanding
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Pricing

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Spotfire for Amazon Web Services

$0.99

Cloud
Per Hour (Starting)

Spotfire Cloud - Consumer

$250/yr

Cloud
per seat

Spotfire Cloud - Business Author

$650/yr

Cloud
per seat

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee
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Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Product Demos

Spotfire Analytics Interactive Demos

www.spotfire.com
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Features

Platform Connectivity

Ability to connect to a wide variety of data sources

7.2
Avg 8.4

Data Exploration

Ability to explore data and develop insights

8.9
Avg 8.4

Data Preparation

Ability to prepare data for analysis

7.4
Avg 8.2

Platform Data Modeling

Building predictive data models

7
Avg 8.4

Model Deployment

Tools for deploying models into production

7.4
Avg 8.5
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Product Details

What is Spotfire?

Spotfire® is a data visualization platform that aims to speed individual time to insight and spur analytics adoption across the organization. According to the vendor, Spotfire helps users quickly and easily generate insights with three new ways to support their analytical preferences: NLQ powered search, AI-driven recommendations, and direct manipulation. Users can add context with native streaming for integrated analyses of real-time and historical data, best-in-class geoanalytics, and one-click predictive analytics to go beyond basic visualizations and understand the factors driving trends and what will happen next.

The vendor states Spotfire's differentiating hybrid in-memory/in-database analytics architecture supports the most demanding enterprise needs, scaling to thousands of users and limitless rows of data.

Spotfire is deployed in companies in financial services, energy, manufacturing, consumer packaged goods, government, travel & logistics, helathcare, and life sciences.

Spotfire® is a business unit of Cloud Software Group, formerly known as TIBCO Spotfire.

Spotfire Screenshots

Screenshot of Smart Visual AnalyticsScreenshot of Geospatial AnalyticsScreenshot of Intelligent Data WranglingScreenshot of Point-and-click Data ScienceScreenshot of Real-time Streaming Analytics

Spotfire Videos

Intro to Visualizations in Spotfire
Creating a Dashboard in 5 Minutes
Spotfire Application Walkthrough
Advanced Analytics Scripting with Python and R

Spotfire Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Mac
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Mobile Web
Supported CountriesAvailable in all regions
Supported LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French, German, Portugese, Chinese, Italian

Frequently Asked Questions

Spotfire, formerly known as TIBCO Spotfire, is a visual data science platform that combines visual analytics, data science, and data wrangling, so users can analyze data at-rest and at-scale to solve complex industry-specific problems.

Tableau Desktop, QlikView, and Microsoft Power BI are common alternatives for Spotfire.

Reviewers rate Interactive Data Analysis highest, with a score of 9.

The most common users of Spotfire are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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Reviews and Ratings

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Attribute Ratings

Reviews

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July 17, 2024

Spotfire Review.

Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • The application is customisable according to our needs.
  • We can project the data in the best possible visual.
  • Easy to create and use reports.
  • Reporting can also be scheduled from the application.
  • Initial training is needed to use and work on the application as it provides much functionality.
  • The cost of implementation and usage is expensive compared to other tools.
  • The complexity.
  • Data governance model needs to be checked.
July 12, 2024

Good tool

Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Lots of charts
  • Possibility to explain complex analysis
  • Functions can be internally applied
  • It is not user friendly to use
  • Admin settings are complex
  • You cannot find a lot of help on the internet
James Fairley | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • The ability of Spotfire to handle large and complex datasets is one of its strongest points. Spotfire excels in the area of dynamic and interactive visualizations as well.
  • Numerous visualization options, including bar charts, scatter plots, warmth maps, and more, are provided by the software.
  • It's also important to highlight Spotfire's sophisticated analytical capabilities. Users are empowered to conduct intricate analyses and arrive at informed judgments by use of the software's support for multiple statistical functions and predictive modeling techniques.
  • While Spotfire offers a lot of features, navigating through them can sometimes be confusing and overwhelming.
  • Another area of improvement for Spotfire is in terms of data manipulation and transformation capabilities. While the tool offers basic data cleaning and wrangling functionalities, there is room for more advanced features.
  • Lastly, an area where Spotfire could improve is in its support for advanced statistical analysis. While the tool has some basic statistical functions, it lacks more advanced capabilities such as multivariate analysis or time series forecasting.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • With the help of this, a large volume of data can be handled and offered and has advanced data visualization.
  • Powerful data visualization capabilities allow users to build interactive charts, graphs, and dashboards.
  • This helps to analyze and present data effectively.
  • High cost required for licensing and maintenance, especially for smaller organizations.
  • I have realized, that it takes a lot of time to get used to a wide variety of graphs.
  • Limited data connectors.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Spotfire excels at visualizing complex data, making it easy to understand trends and patterns.
  • It also helps in quick analysis and sharing insights with our team
  • Spotfire could improve in simplifying its user interface, making it more intuitive.
  • It could also enhance guidance for new users and provide more templates for quicker analysis
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • geo mapping
  • chart visualization
  • easy calculated columns
  • making it easier to make pages that use the same data set have different filtering options instead of just one that makes everything move
  • more youtube videos
  • training in python and r for spotfire related querries
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Trend charts for QC metrics that can rapidly be filtered by process inputs
  • Yield reporting trends and grouping by process inputs
  • Dashboards for statistical analysis of process inputs as compared to historical performance
  • I would love to see a native Pareto chart visualization
  • Have an way to default a "profile" setting. For example coloring on visualizations Pass/Good should be green and Fail/Bad should be red
Mark Edralin | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Matrix Table or CrossTable
  • Scripting to build some complicated calculations
  • User Friendly Visualizations configurations
  • The donut chart is I guess a powerful illustrations but I hope it should be done quite simple in Spotfire. But in Spotfire there are lots of steps involve just to build a simple donut chart.
  • Table calculation (like Row or Column Differences) should be made simple or there should be drag and drop function for Table Calculation. No need for scripting.
  • Information Link should be changed. If new columns are added to the table just refreshing the data should be able to capture the new column. No need extra step to add column
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Efficiently pulls large data
  • Versatile tool that is easily customizable
  • Easy to learn
  • The Iron Python scripting feels very limited
  • Better modeling tools to help with analysis
  • The annotation is too limited
  • Would love to see a method to sample the data, such as every x number of lines.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • combine data from multiple sources
  • user friendly controls
  • various ways to manipulate data
  • process to store passwords for data could be easier
  • preview for data transformation steps does not work well (or at all at times)
  • Messages for information link errors could point out problems better
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Easy integration with open source R and Tibco's R.
  • Web and mobile capable.
  • Interactivity between visualizations is well designed.
  • Integration with open source Python.
  • Built-in visualization variety falls behind competitors.
Score 5 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Spotfire is a powerful BI Platform
  • Spotfire can easily perform data operations (ETL) within the platform and leverage existing code from R and Python
  • the suite of visualization options is extensive
  • Spotfire requires IT support for implementation
  • Spotfire requires IT support for ongoing maintenance
  • The tool navigation can be difficult to navigate
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Customize visualization reports; the ability to create a real-time data mark
  • Adverse event tracking
  • Data angling features
  • Scalable; robust tool
  • Quick and direct analysis
  • Cost
  • Handling and consumption of real-time data
  • Initial setup
  • Default properties of the solution
  • Visualization library to expand
March 17, 2023

Entry level user

Marco J. Morelli | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 5 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Ease of use
  • Visualization
  • Communication
  • Generating figures
  • Handling of samples. We would have liked something closer to a laboratory information management system, where samples could be tracked before sequencing. Even tracking the position of a vial in a fridge/rack would be useful for us.
  • Documentation
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Custom calculations within visualizations.
  • Flexible data source connectors.
  • Built-in trend and statistical analysis.
  • More customization within each visualization ie. manually adjusting elements within a chart, such as labels.
  • More user-friendly automation to allow for scheduled updates of files.
  • Map-based visualizations are much harder than they need to be.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • The drill down of data works very well. No static reports anymore, but fancy reports, from which you can check the details (by the drill down).
  • the relations which can be found in the data can be very helpful.
  • I find it very useful that we can make one report with several datasources underneath. (I'm used to Business Objects, you couldn't do that very easy in that too.)
  • You can make a basic report with different tabs in it, f.e. For stock and use this report as a ‘linked report’ in several other reports. So you keep your maintenance low.
  • We use often the possibility of using one report for several kind of users. = one view!
  • Spotfire reports are very ‘visual’, you can see, in one view where the deviations are.
  • The courses aren't good. No documentation and I think it's called 'robotcourses'. You get to know what you can do with Spotfire (how to click), but principles, pros and cons aren't explained.
  • Spotfire could pay more attention to the dataset, how it's best organized to get the best results from your reports.
  • It would be helpful if the course could be held in Dutch.
Trevor Harley | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Easy template spreadsheet reports and charting for daily consumption
  • Easy deployment of new features to users
  • Easy application updating to users when addressing bugs in the app
  • Ability to leverage emailing reports automatically for staff in office and away
  • Upgrading the product is still clunky.
  • Support website to search is poor. Google is friendlier to find what I need
  • More granularity for permissions to the library
  • Improve web player design to current web standards
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