Create, manipulate, and deploy analytical visualizations using the TIBCO Spotfire Platform with Packt’s new book and eBook.

February 2014 | Architecture and Analysis, Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book TIBCO Spotfire for Developers, an easy-to-follow guide that shows readers how to create several visualizations with the TIBCO Spotfire Platform. It’s an ideal book for users who want to discover a fast and easy way to develop Business Intelligence apps with TIBCO Spotfire, and is available in print and all the popular eBook formats priced at $39.99 and $20.39 respectively.

About the Author:

Manuel Xavier, an experienced IT Architect (certified SOA Architect and TOGAF 9), specializes in the creation of business-driven and vendor-neutral Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) and Business Process Management (BPM) solutions. Other areas he has experience in are Complex Event Processing (CEP), Case Management, Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), and Visual Analytics.

Manuel has knowledge of several platforms, such as Tibco, Oracle, webMethods, and Progress. He also has experience in Financial Services, Insurance,Telecommunications, Energy, and Utilities. He has employed analytics in multiple scenarios such as the measurement of process performance, the monitoring of Service Level Agreement expiration, and inspection and evaluation of product sales.

TIBCO Spotfire is an analytics and Business Intelligence platform for the analysis of data by predictive and complex statistics. This software was used in FIFA World Cup, 2010, to give viewers analytics on different teams' past performances. It’s the latest generation of an analytics dashboard, enabling the representation of relevant data in an intuitive fashion, fostering both rich visualizations and shortened analysis.

TIBCO Spotfire for Developers helps readers gain practical experience with the very powerful analytics tool. It introduces readers to the platform and its architecture, shows them how to install a standalone working environment. Readers will get to grips with the required functionalities and concepts, and start working with the Spotfire technology. The book also teaches users about data loading and visualization creation, using several graph types, and also goes through the features of filtering, data preparation, transformation, and layout definition. Eventually, readers will excel in library creation and deployment, as well as web player usage. Readers should, ideally, be familiar with the basics of Business Intelligence, but no prior knowledge of TIBCO Spotfire is required.

Packt Publishing has also released the following titles on similar topics:

Pentaho for Big Data Analytics (published – November 2013)

Big Data Analytics with R and Hadoop (published – November 2013)

Python Data Visualization Cookbook (published – November 2013)

All books on Microsoft Dynamics GP by Packt are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google, and SAP technologies.


TIBCO Spotfire for Developers
This book is specially for Users who want a fast and easy way to develop business intelligence apps with TIBCO Spotfire.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/tibco-spotfire-for-developers/book

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