Overall Satisfaction with TIBCO Spotfire
Spotfire is being used across the whole organization for various applications. Overall, it integrates multiple sources of data to be able to spend more time analyzing rather than data manipulation. For me, I merge well, completions, reservoir, and geological data together to find trends and correlations that contribute to well performance, determine top operators, and potential areas for acquisition.
- My work is done quicker, saves time.
- Better detail in my analysis, better understanding, reduce error.
- More efficient at finding "dead ends" in my analysis, better focus.
- in-person training
I never took the formal training that was offered in our company, as it happened the month before I joined. However, I learned from colleagues and through various web searches/resources. There are a lot of resources out there (Dr. Spotfire, TIBCO Community, etc.) that I use similar to how I figured out advanced functions in Excel. Through this, I became one of the power users within the company.
We also use TIBCO Data Virtualization, which gives us live links to our data.
We had Spotfire when I joined the company
Do you think TIBCO Spotfire delivers good value for the price?
Are you happy with TIBCO Spotfire's feature set?
Did TIBCO Spotfire live up to sales and marketing promises?
Did implementation of TIBCO Spotfire go as expected?
I wasn't involved with the implementation phase
Would you buy TIBCO Spotfire again?
In my work, the ability to combine engineering, geology, and economics into one platform is powerful. In my role in A&D, I use existing dashboards that I've created to quickly get up to speed in a new basin or play as I can quickly look at where the best wells are, the best operators, and also why (completions, economies of scale, concentrated land base, own facilities, etc.). If I were to do this the "old" way, it would take weeks rather than hours or days.
TIBCO Spotfire Feature Ratings
TIBCO Cloud Capabilities
The cloud services have allowed me to use Spotfire from anywhere and access the associated data from anywhere.
This was a new deployment for us and the transition went smoothly. I just had to work on moving data sets over.
Yes we have been able to migrate existing applications to the cloud. Once again, accessibility was the main driver for this, which has been achieved.
So far, it has met my organization's needs.
- Data in one spot
No, I've never used their support before.
The times where I've provided feedback, they have usually mentioned that I was not the first to make a request for a specific feature. Usually those features are already in development and I see them in 6-12 months.
- Maps of cumulative or forecasted production by section
- Maps of well activity by section or DSU
- Extremely fast operator analysis (production, activity, technology, etc.)
Using TIBCO Spotfire
12 - Finance/accounting, engineering, land, and business development
1 - Officially, we have one main person who is our expert, but there are other strong users who I've used for support.
- Evaluation of a company's well activity
- Analysis of what makes a specific oil and gas play work (ie. drilling and completions analysis)
- Understand our company's net production from our vast mineral acreage
- Integration with our finance cube
- Integration with our land records
- Forecasting of oil and gas production within Spotfire instead of another software package
I haven't used it enough to fully evaluate it, but the few times I have, it has given me some recommendations I've never considered.
Overall, the data wrangling capabilities are really good. Whether it be custom expressions or various filtering options, I can get what I need quickly.
I've recently used some R scripts within Spotfire and they work great! However, I've also encountered mysterious error messages that won't go away...
Evaluating TIBCO Spotfire and Competitors
I was not involved in the selection process.
I was not involved in the selection process, but I would stick with Spotfire if I was.
TIBCO Spotfire Implementation
I was not part of the implementation.
- I was not part of the implementation.
TIBCO Spotfire Support
There are enough online resources to find what we're looking for.
I have found Dr. Spotfire very helpful, as Neil's videos and articles lay out solutions very well. I've enjoyed them so much that I've let others know about them.
Using TIBCO Spotfire
Like to use
Easy to use
Feel confident using
- Bringing in information links
- Custom expressions
- Creating map charts with shape files
- Changing axes for a bunch of plots (things seem to reset)
- Making my dashboards look nice
- Initial set up of multiple plots
I haven't received any formal training on Spotfire, but have become a "power user" in my company. There are enough online resources to get up to speed with the software, and it has proven to be very versatile in different use cases.
Yes, but I don't use it