Advanced Analytics in TIBCO Spotfire®

Advanced Analytics is a term often used for Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics.  TIBCO® Spotfire® has built-in capabilities for statistical analysis and modeling available directly from the user interface.  These include calculated columns, expressions in visualizations, visualization features such as boxplot comparison circles and line chart forecasting and Tools menu data relationships, clustering and modeling.  These built-in capabilities can be quickly extended to incorporate custom calculations of any complexity using TIBCO® Enterprise Runtime for R and other advanced analytics engines.

Out-of-the-Box Advanced Analytics

You can create predictive models and apply advanced techniques from the Spotfire user interface.

  • Calculations: Aggregations on Visualizations, Expressions 
  • Statistical Features: Clustering, Box plots & comparison circles, Relationships between categorical variables (Chi-square)
  • Data Relationships Tool – The Data Relationships tool is used for investigating the relationships between many column pairs. The Linear regression and the Spearman R options allow you to compare numerical columns, the Anova option will help you determine how well category columns categorize values in (numerical) value columns, the Kruskal-Wallis option is used to compare sortable columns to categorical columns, and the Chi-square option helps you to compare categorical columns.
  • Predictive Analytics:  Regression Models, Holt-Winters Forecast
  • Clustering: Data clustering is the process of grouping things together based on similarities between the things in the group. See how Spotfire makes it easy to perform clustering