Leading Industry Analyst to Host TIBCO Spotfire Webinar on Business Intelligence in the Cloud

Somerville, Mass.


17 August, 2010


Who: James Kobielus, senior analyst, Forrester Research

What: Webinar: "BI in the Cloud: A Self-Service Alternative to 'Big BI'"

Cloud technologies are spurring dramatic evolutionary shifts in business intelligence (BI). Vendors are combining traditional analytics applications with social media paradigms to create collaborative user experiences that help remove barriers to self-service BI. In this webinar, Forrester Research Senior Analyst James Kobielus will discuss the most important factors that are causing enterprise BI environments to embrace social technologies. Executives from TIBCO will discuss its vision for social BI and describe the social-centric features of the recently released TIBCO Silver™ Spotfire®.

During this webinar attendees will learn:

  • How to extend or supplement a BI environment with a social capability to tap the best human intelligence across an organization;
  • Best practices for implementing social BI platforms that facilitate analysis of user-generated content and support publishing of reports, dashboards, and other analytics to social media; and
  • The importance of employing social BI to support collaborative development of models by business analysts and data mining specialists.

When: Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

Webinar Information: To register for this complimentary webinar, go to: http://goto.spotfire.com/g/?DI4S3TL5E6=clicksrc:event-pg.

Webinar attendees are encouraged to use the Twitter hashtag #SocialBI to tweet before, during, and after the event to join in on the discussion. TIBCO will collect pertinent tweets and post them on the TIBCO Spotfire BI Blog to continue the conversation. Twitter users can also locate both Jim Kobielus (@jameskobielus) and attendee tweets by searching for the #SocialBI hashtag at http://search.twitter.com/.

TIBCO Spotfire, a product group of TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX - News), is a leading provider of enterprise analytics software for next generation business intelligence. TIBCO Spotfire products offer a visual and interactive experience that helps professionals quickly discover new and actionable insights in information. Distinguished by its speed to insight and adaptability to specific business challenges, Spotfire rapidly reveals unseen threats and new opportunities, creating significant economic value. Spotfire customers include industry leaders among the Global 2000 that have deployed Spotfire analytics to gain an information advantage over their competitors. For more information, visit http://spotfire.tibco.com.

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