TIBCO Spotfire: A Comprehensive Primer - Second Edition

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  • Work with Spotfire on its web, Cloud, PC, Mac and mobile clients
  • Deploy Spotfire's suite of visualization types effectively and intelligently
  • Build user-friendly analytics frameworks and analytics applications
  • Explore Spotfire's predictive analytics capabilities
  • Use Spotfire's location analytics capabilities to create interactive spatial analyses
  • Write IronPython scripts with the Spotfire API
  • Learn the different ways Spotfire can be deployed and administered

The need for agile business intelligence (BI) is growing daily, and TIBCO Spotfire® combines self-service features with essential enterprise governance and scaling capabilities to provide best-practice analytics solutions. Spotfire is easy and intuitive to use and is a rewarding environment for all BI users and analytics developers.

Starting with data and visualization concepts, this book takes you on a journey through increasingly advanced topics to help you work toward becoming a professional analytics solution provider. Examples of analyzing real-world data are used to illustrate how to work with Spotfire. Once you've covered the AI-driven recommendations engine, you'll move on to understanding Spotfire's rich suite of visualizations and when, why and how you should use each of them. In later chapters, you'll work with location analytics, advanced analytics using TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R®, how to decide whether to use in-database or in-memory analytics, and how to work with streaming (live) data in Spotfire. You'll also explore key product integrations that significantly enhance Spotfire's capabilities.This book will enable you to exploit the advantages of the Spotfire serve topology and learn how to make practical use of scheduling and routing rules.

By the end of this book, you will have learned how to build and use powerful analytics dashboards and applications, perform spatial analytics, and be able to administer your Spotfire environment efficiently

  • Get to grips with a variety of TIBCO Spotfire features to create professional applications
  • Use different data and visualization techniques to build interactive analyses.
  • Simplify BI processes and understand data analysis and visualization
Page Count 578
Course Length 17 hours 20 minutes
ISBN 9781787121324
Date Of Publication 29 Apr 2019


Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips is the original author of the first edition of TIBCO Spotfire: A Comprehensive Primer. He is an eClinical product innovator specializing in informatics solutions that support the drug development process generally, and clinical risk management in particular. He is a creative analyst with over 14 years' experience in IT and business intelligence and 5 years' experience in clinical informatics. He has a background in medicine and general science publishing, and a PhD in biochemistry (drug metabolism).

Andrew Berridge

Andrew Berridge is a data scientist at TIBCO Software Ltd. He has 10 years' experience with TIBCO Spotfire—first as an end user and latterly (for nearly 8 years) as a TIBCO employee. He is a world-renowned Spotfire expert and has assisted with selling Spotfire and implementing it for many customers. He has also developed parts of the latest versions of Spotfire, being on the team that implemented the AI-Driven Recommendations feature in Spotfire X. Prior to his role at TIBCO, Andrew was an internal consultant at one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies.

In his spare time, Andrew restores classic cars. He is also an orchestral horn player. He is dedicated to his family and enjoys spending time with his wife and children.