Choosing BI Solution: Tibco Spotfire or Tableau?
Recently Business Intelligence (BI) is gaining increasing importance among successful companies. Business Intelligence allows companies to make useful decisions that will increase performance and in turn profits. BI tools allow users to view trends, make predictions without relying on IT departments. The biggest players on the market for BI Solutions are Tableau and Tibco Spotfire softwares.
Unlike for instance SAP and Oracle, it is very user-friendly and will allow any employees or analysts to collect important data that is beautifully visualized in no time without IT knowledge.
Both softwares are suitable for a wide variety of industries and both have some big-shot companies as their customers. For instance, Tibco Spotfire is used by such big players as Proctor and Gamble, Shell and Cisco while Tableau is used by Coca-Cola and Dell to name a few.
Both sofatwares will enable your business to vizualize data, come up with best strategies and decisions and mine databases in any industry. They are available in both on-premise or on the cloud. That being said, your choice between Tableau and Spotfire should be based on the kind of cloud applications and databases are used by your business. Spotfire is good for users who need more statystical analysis. On the other hand Tableau will give you better visualizations.
To make a better informed decision for your business it is a good idea to get an opinion from third-party experts who work with both softwares such as Entrance TIBCO Spotfire Consulting. Not only will they help to get you started and assist you with initail set-up, but they will also help you make a choice based on your industry and features you need. Whatever you choose, we believe that your decision to start out your company on one of the Business Intelligence Solutions is one of the best decisions that you have made for your business.