Spotfire - All in one tool for reporting, analytics and dashboards
Updated October 26, 2017

Spotfire - All in one tool for reporting, analytics and dashboards

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review

Overall Satisfaction with Spotfire

Spotfire is used extensively at our organisation and by our clients to leverage and gain insights into large quantities of data. We primarily use it for data exploration, reporting, predictive analytics and data segmentation. With Spotfire we are able to build comprehensive dashboards quickly and efficiently without the need for specialist BI developers.
  • Quickly build reports from large quantities of data and then publish those reports via the web player.
  • Ability to work with data sets in different formats, i.e. data aggregation or SQL queries are not required.
  • Out of the box analytics that makes it easy for business users to gain insights into their data.
  • Ability to leverage R scripts in Spotfire.
  • Easier functionality of Python scripts.
  • Stability improvements are required, software has a tendency to crash.
  • Easier optimisation of reports for the web player especially where large data sets are involved.
Spotfire is used company wide by approximately 30 consultants. We have a few data scientists that makes use of the more advanced features.
It is a simple process to source data from different sources on different platforms, e.g. SQL server, Oracle, HANA, etc. These data sets can be combined and aggregated into different views using the Spotfire product which can then be represented in different ways.
Using the Spotfire Web Player it is very quick and easy to create and share reports, insights, etc. with many different users inside and outside the organisation. Using Tibco automation servces reports can be distributed to many different users in different formats.
Visualisation are aesthetically pleasing and always well presented. The ability to drill down into single data rows is very useful.
I found Spotfire easier to use.
Spotfire may not be appropriate for mission critical reporting, e.g. financial reporting.

Well suited to enable business users to quickly build, change and enhance reports.

Spotfire Feature Ratings

Pixel Perfect reports
Customizable dashboards
Report Formatting Templates
Drill-down analysis
Formatting capabilities
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Report sharing and collaboration
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Predictive Analytics
Multi-User Support (named login)
Responsive Design for Web Access
Mobile Application
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile

Using Spotfire

Spotfire is well entrenched in our organisation. All our consultants are using the tool and we are able to provide analytics services to many clients quickly and efficiently as a result.
Works great in the states - however does not work well in Africa.

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