There are a variety of ways to search unstructured content inside TIBCO Spotfire. The most common is by using the built-in filters to select a subset of data. With this method there is usually one filter per column. But sometimes it’s required to select a subset between two values in… Read More →
The snow has started to melt here in Boston, so what better way to heat things up even more than with some Spotfire heatmaps? I’ve been travelling a lot for work lately, so I decided to take a look at some travel data. In this post I dig in to… Read More →
There’s a lot to say about Spotfire 7. Over the next few weeks I’ll be going in-depth on some of the new innovations. For now, here’s a quick peak at some of the new features. Customers can start using Spotfire 7 right away – Spotfire 7 was announced as available… Read More →
Spotfire’s geographic mapping capabilities have long been recognized as some of the best in the business. Spotfire maps have been used to gain insight for improving operational efficiency, such as supply chain point-to-point routing or oil field exploration and discovery. But did you know this same mapping technology can also… Read More →
The filter search on the Filter Panel is used to quickly find a filter. The default search will perform a simple text match on the column name of your filters. More advanced syntax can be used to further refine your filter list.
I often get asked for pointers to Spotfire online resources. To help disseminate this information, I’ve compiled a page with some commonly used links to popular and useful Spotfire content. Please take a look – maybe you’ll find some light (or heavy) reading for your holiday break! You can click… Read More →
Spotfire includes a long list of functions that are available whenever adding a new calculated column or axis expression. It’s also possible to customize this list with your own functions using R.
Christof Gaenzler recently posted this tip to his online followers. It describes how to cleanup the legend for a more streamlined view. This is often an overlooked configuration option of the legend, but it can be a good choice for removing chart junk. If you don’t already follow Christof on… Read More →
Spotfire has long had a powerful modeling environment for connecting to data. But did you know it’s also possible to just drop in your own custom queries? This can be a quick way to connect to data, especially if you already have a query ready to go.