“How well do you know your customers?” “What products do they buy?” “Do they only buy one type of product, or are they also likely to buy products from other categories?” “What product groups are they likely to purchase together?” “Can you find similarities among your customers and make relevant… Read More →
Problem description: I’ve worked on a number of projects lately where a common problem has been presented. The scenario goes something like this: Consider the Spotfire table below. For each category, there are several machines. Daily estimated values for each machine are reported over a period of time. When I… Read More →
TIBCO is excited and proud of this year’s sold out Energy Forum taking place in Houston, Texas. The annual event, which kicked off September 7, brings together energy specialists to share their experiences and best practices for analytics implementations, as well as discuss the latest innovations and market trends.
Data clustering is the process of grouping items together based on similarities between the items of a group. Clustering can be used for data compression, data mining, pattern recognition, and machine learning. Examples of applications include clustering consumers into market segments, classifying manufactured units by their failure signatures, identifying crime… Read More →
This upstream oil and gas company is a leading natural gas and oil producer with expertise in developing tight gas, shale gas, coal bed methane, and unconventional oil resources. Its goals included being the most efficient and prudent operator among all oil and gas companies, especially for unconventional resources. To… Read More →
We all know that TIBCO Spotfire is a powerful tool that packs a lot of functionality on your screen. As someone who is tasked with a creative data project—whether it’s a new dashboard for your team or a personal tool to do some fast visualization and calculations—Spotfire can get the job… Read More →
Vestas is the only global energy company dedicated exclusively to wind energy—and to improving business case certainty and reducing the cost of energy for customers. It’s the global market leader in manufacturing and servicing wind turbines, and it got there using “huge stacks of technologies and massive amounts of data… Read More →
The energy economy has been patchy in 2016. Engineering innovations in drilling and completions have been successful, leading to a glut in crude supply. Cheap crude has increased fuel production, and refinery margins are narrowing.
What do Marketo, Slack, Salesforce, Office 365 and Google Apps all have in common? They make life easier, but at the same time create all kinds of tedious tasks around gathering, managing, and moving data from these systems, as well as from coworkers and customers.
Problem Description: Although the ability of Spotfire to import mapping layers from a Web Mapping Service (WMS) is not new, I am routinely surprised to learn that many Spotfire users are unaware that this feature even exists. Once I explain what a WMS layer is and demonstrate how simple they… Read More →