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 →
SQL Statements can be used inside TERR in several ways. One of these is the open source R package sqldf, which can run SQL statements on R data frames. The user simply specifies an SQL statement in R using data frame names in place of table names. As a result, several things… Read More →
Raw data coming from a sensor, transducer, detector, or lab instrument can exist in multiple formats, which makes analysis difficult. Sometimes, the collection methodology or storage database requires data to be in a structured format which is not suitable for analysis or creating visualizations. It could be in a text… Read More →
Problem Description: When Spotfire dashboards are published and consumed, they are frequently displayed on a variety of devices and screen display sizes. Difficulties arise when end users attempt to view the same dashboard on these variable display sizes. As shown below, a dashboard optimized for a 13-inch computer display does… Read More →
The next Spotfire Meetup is now on the calendar! Please join us on Monday, September 28 at the TIBCO Spotfire headquarters. Visit the Spotfire Boston Meetup page for additional information and to add your RSVP. Monday, September 28 281 Summer St. Boston, MA 3rd Floor 11:30am – 1:30pm This event… Read More →
In this post we explore adding R graphics to Spotfire. This is a case study of using dendrograms for the Spotfire Classification Modeling tool.
For a long time users have been able to use Spotfire to tell a compelling story with their data. Spotfire Cloud now offers an additional way to enhance the story through the use of Annotations.
The next Boston Meetup is now on the calendar! Please join us on June 23rd for an afternoon of learning and sharing. Visit the Spotfire Boston Meetup page for full details and for adding your RSVP. This event will be co-hosted with Locately in its Boston office. Fred Gruhn, from… Read More →
Funnel plots are a graphical analysis technique for identifying outliers in your data. Funnel plots are visually appealing and really simple to understand, despite some fairly involved maths and stats underlying them. TIBCO Spotfire allows you to draw funnel plots using its inbuilt scatter plot visualisation, with statistical functionality included… Read More →
Spotfire can easily access OData sources using its built-in OData connector. The OData protocol is an open standard for creating and consuming REST-based web services. There is growing community that is using OData as the preferred mechanism for sharing data. There are already many state agencies, governments, and organizations that… Read More →