Doctor Spotfire Office Hours
Last updated:
6:11pm Feb 05, 2019

Welcome to Dr. Spotfire!

Whether you’re brand new to TIBCO Spotfire® or have a problem that’s been bugging you for a while, we’re here to help! TIBCO is now holding free, regular "office hours" for all Spotfire users where we’ll answer your questions about all things Spotfire, share tips & tricks, and help you discover powerful features you might have missed. Dr. Spotfire office hours are staffed by our top data scientists and education staff. Register now!

Watch previous Dr. Spotfire webinars here.

Who Can Attend?

Anyone can attend office hours--and it's free! New user questions as well as advanced Spotfire topics will be answered. Register now!

How Do I Get My Question Answered?

  1. Post your question to the TIBCO Community "Answers" section with hashtag #DrSpotfire
  2. Tweet it with the hashtag #DrSpotfire.
  3. Or email it, if it's business sensitive .

Your question will be considered in the next Dr. Spotfire Office Hours held on first Tuesday of every month at 9am PT.

What Topics Are Covered?

We cover all things Spotfire, including: 

  • Visualization Tips & Tricks
  • Loading Data
  • Data Wrangling and Data preparation
  • Calculations and Custom Expressions
  • Using R with Spotfire
  • Geo Analytics
  • Streaming Analytics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Machine Learning
  • Integration with Other TIBCO Products

Meet The Team


Archived Dr. Spotfire Sessions with Summaries:


Featured Session

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January 2019

Enhancing Spotfire Visualizations and Workflows with Images by Neil Kanungo


Currently Available On-Demand


December 2018

Spotfire X Data Canvas by Sean Connors


November 2018

Reliability Analysis: Estimating Part Lifetimes From Only a Few Failures by Peter Shaw


October 2018

Table of Contents in Text Areas with Bootstrap Templates by Minerva Dutta


September 2018

Overview of Community Site by Nawaz Ali Mohammad and Anna Aprelenko


August 2018

Caching Spotfire by Kushboo Rabadia

Caching, Expressions, Individual Scales, Network Analytics, Graphs, Permissions, Lines and Curves

Wiki Entry

July 2018

Custom Visualizations by Stu Blair and Minerva Dutta

Custom Visualizations, Developer Tool, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Donut Chart, Videos in Spotfire

Wiki Entry

June 2018

Self-Organizing Maps by Peter Shaw

Geoanalytics, Map Charts, Column Matching, Data Functions,  Spatial Heat Map, TERR

Wiki Entry

May 2018

QGIS & Shapefiles in Spotfire by Neil Kanungo

Geoanalytics, QGIS, Custom Shapefiles, Mapchart, Column Relations, Column Matches, TERR repository, TRAN, Candlestick Chart, Ironpython, Page width

Wiki Entry

April 2018

What's New in Spotfire 7.12 by DivyaJyoti Rajdev

What's New, Export Powerpoint, Mapchart, Advanced Excel Import, Data Functions, Expression functions, Bullet Graph

Wiki Entry

February 2018

Kerberos Authentication in Spotfire by Ninad Sawe

Calculated Columns, Scatter Plot, Expression Functions, Data Functions

Wiki Entry

January 2018

JSvis and D3.js in Spotfire by Andrew Berridge

JSviz, KPI Charts, Map Charts, Bookmarks, Action Controls

Wiki Entry

December 2017

What's New in Spotfire 7.11 by DivyaJyoti Rajdev

Iron Python, Buttons,  Graphical Table, Data Transformations, Properties, Kerberos

Wiki Entry

October 2017

Effective Bar Charts by DivyaJyoti Rajdev

Bar charts, Bullet Charts, Deviation Charts, Waterfall Charts, Export to PDF, Rotation Markers, OSIsoft

Wiki Entry