In this tip, we’re going to look at visualizing geospatial data using the distance from a specific point on a map. We’ll draw a circle around the point using a user-specified distance. We’ll then group the data based on its distance in order to perform a segmentation analysis.
There were a few requests for an interactive example of the territory selector (see post from earlier this week). As a follow up to that post, click here for a “live” example. Resources: Live example of interactive territory selection Blog Post: Interactively draw territories on a map with a TERR data function
Defining territories on a map is a useful analysis and reporting method. Examples include visualizing customers near stores, or city residents near fire stations, schools, homeless shelters or hospitals. Once a collection of locations has been defined, drawing a bounding polygon in Spotfire is straightforward using a TERR data function… Read More →
Excel is one of the world’s most widely used tools for data analysis and modeling. In many industries, Excel is used to distribute complex business rules to individual workers. While the in-memory processing of relatively small data sets is rapid in Excel, this model for distributed analysis leads to various… Read More →
One of the most talked about advancements in Spotfire 7 is the new way to apply a Visual Theme to your dashboard. These new capabilities make it even easier to create a dashboard that suits your unique design and style requirements, and also to apply custom branding to your work…. Read More →
For Spotfire fans in Boston & New York, new Meetup groups have formed. Be sure to join at meetup.com – the Spotfire group links are pasted below. Members receive automatic notifications once the next event has been scheduled.
RinR is a TIBCO TERR package that enables an analyst to execute Open Source R commands. It is designed for special cases where TERR cannot execute the function directly.
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 →