TIBCO Spotfire Executive, Customer to Speak at Leading Life Sciences Events in April

Somerville, Mass


07 April, 2010


TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that TIBCO Spotfire's Senior Director of Life Sciences Clinical Practice, Dr. Michael O'Connell, will present at a leading life sciences event this month, the Drug Development Congress 2010 being held on April 22-23, 2010 in London, U.K. In addition, TIBCO Spotfire customer, Infinity Pharmaceuticals will also present at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo '10 being held April 20-22, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. Since its debut in 2002, the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo has established itself as a premier event showcasing the myriad applications of IT and informatics to biomedical research and the drug discovery enterprise.

Participation details regarding each conference is as follows:

What: TIBCO Spotfire Senior Director of Life Sciences, Dr. Michael O'Connell, will present a session entitled 'Safety Data Visibility and Analytics for Risk Management in Drug Development' at the Drug Development Congress 2010.

Session Overview: The session will explore drug safety and risk assessment as well as reducing bottlenecks in drug development, including new technologies and references to case studies from multiple therapy areas.  

Session attendees will learn about:

  • Safety data analysis technologies throughout drug development
  • CIOMS VI, SPERT and FDA guidelines
  • Visualization and statistical analytics for safety assessment
  • Signal detection and management of false positives
  • Interactive exploratory review and patient profiling
  • Collaboration across clinical program teams through data visualization


Where: The conference is being held on April 22-23, 2010 at the Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington in London, U.K.

When: Dr. O'Connell will present on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 11:40 a.m. local time.

Information: For more information about the Drug Development Congress, visit: http://www.drugdevelopment-summit.com/index.asp.

What: Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc., a TIBCO Spotfire customer, will present at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo '10. John Walker, associate director of clinical informatics at Infinity Pharmaceuticals, will lead a session titled 'Making Clinical Data Integration Work in a Heterogeneous Environment.'  

Session Overview: Infinity Pharmaceuticals' clinical infrastructure has evolved over the past five years to accommodate trials of varying phase, indication and breadth. Execution of the trials involves a hybrid of internal and external resources leading the team to create an architecture that supports information sharing across organizations. The integrated architecture, comprised of the following systems: CTMS, Pharmacovigilance, EDC and a CDISC-compliant data warehouse, contains validated and commercial off-the-shelf components interspersed with not validated and custom software. Automated reporting and a progressive approach to data visualization and analysis have led to broad use of the platform throughout the company. This adoption has improved communication between groups and facilitated more efficient strategic and tactical decision-making. 

Where: The conference is being held on April 20-22, 2010 at the World Trade Center in Boston, Mass.

When: Mr. Walker will present on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. local time.

Information: For more information about the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, visit: http://www.bio-itworldexpo.com/ 

Currently, nine of the top ten global pharmaceutical and biotech companies leverage the TIBCO Spotfire® platform to drive shorter development cycles and faster approvals of drugs that are safe and effective. To learn more about TIBCO Spotfire's next generation of life science research products, visit: http://spotfire.tibco.com/spotfire-for-you/by-industry/life-sciences/life-sciences-analytics.aspx.


TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) 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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