Data Analytics

Anatomy of a Decision: Interactive Visualizations Make Data Easily Consumable

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published April 22nd, 2015

In the last article in our Anatomy of a Decision series, we explained the criticality of scalability and governance for analytics deployments.

Data Analytics for Successful Retail Marketing Campaigns

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published April 21st, 2015

By collecting and analyzing data about the intentions of its customers—and deriving insights into when and how often to update specific campaign strategies—one office furniture retailer realized a 35% increase in its return on advertising spend. And they did not offer even a single coupon to potential customers, according to an article in Marketing Land.

Spotfire Tips & Tricks: Accessing Third Party Data Sources Using RinR

By Erik Novik | Published April 16th, 2015

RinR is a TIBCO TERR package that enables an analyst to execute Open Source R commands. It is designed for special cases where TERR cannot execute the function directly.

How Self-Service Analytics Can Empower Your Organization

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published April 6th, 2015

Executives and employees alike are demanding self-service analytics—access to data and analytics software—to manipulate and explore data, and generate their own insights. However, most companies aren’t delivering on these needs and expectations.

Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2015—London

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published March 8th, 2015

In addition to participating in the 2015 Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit in Sydney and Las Vegas, TIBCO will be a key sponsor at the (now sold out) Gartner event in London from March 9-10, as well.

“Smart” Analytics Transform Your Big Data to Help You Find Insights

By Spotfire Blog Editor | Published March 5th, 2015

The rate at which data is being generated in our world today is growing at an astounding rate—think structured data, unstructured text-based content, sensor data, weblogs, social data, and so much more. Analysts forecast that every two years, the amount of information created is doubling and size of data are sets increasing. The Internet of Things is expected to create over 400 zettabytes of data by 2018, according to v3 technology news. Of course, the data is only as good as the insights it provides and the incremental value derived from it.

Unleashing the Power of SAP Business Warehouse with Data Analytics

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published March 2nd, 2015

In today’s “Age of the Customer,” organizations that can quickly harness Big Data to make fast decisions will outperform their competitors.

The Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit: A Benchmark for Analytics Maturity

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published February 22nd, 2015

Companies of all sizes and industries are at different phases in their analytics maturity. No matter what stage of the analytics journey your organization is at, analyst and industry conferences often represent an opportunity to determine how your organization’s capabilities stack up, and help identify new opportunities for improvement and education from your peers.

The Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit: A Benchmark for Analytics Maturity

By Spotfire Blog Editor | Published February 22nd, 2015

Companies of all sizes and industries are at different phases in their analytics maturity. No matter what stage of the analytics journey your organization is at, analyst and industry conferences often represent an opportunity to determine how your organization’s capabilities stack up, and help identify new opportunities for improvement and education from your peers.

Data Analytics Help New Orleans Slash Murder Rate

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published February 18th, 2015

In 2014, 150 people were murdered in New Orleans—a nearly 4 percent drop from 2013. Still, the city’s murder rate was one of the highest in the country and more than three times the average for U.S. cities of a similar size.