TIBCO Spotfire® Getting Started & Ongoing Learning Resource Guide
Last updated:
8:48am Sep 24, 2018

  Welcome to the Spotfire Getting Started & Ongoing Learning Resource Guide!

This page is your guide to a literal treasure trove of Spotfire resources.  No matter where you are in your journey, whether this is your first encounter or you are already an advanced user, you will find links to content and events that will accelerate your move to the next level.  

Here, you will find links to get started, find meetups and events, download solutions, find tips and tricks, attend a help session or training class, access documentation and more. For a newsletter-like view of this kind of information with bite-size weekly updates on new events, articles, noteworthy Q&A discussions, and more, checkout the Spotfire Customer Success Center.

Analytics New Customer Orientation.  TIBCO helps organizations develop insights from any data, deliver them in real time, and automate actions to make better decisions faster.  This page is a guide for those users: System Admins to Data Architects to Analysts and Power Users. While emphasizing Spotfire, the approaches here also apply to the full analytics portfolio:  Streaming Analytics, Data Science, Reporting & Dashboards.  This orientation provides new customers with a variety of recommendations to quickly move from first login to first insight.

This page has a selective list of Essential Spotfire Analytics Resources 

Get Started Using Spotfire: You just heard Spotfire is cool (it is!) - where do you start? It depends on what device you want to use:

Weekly Orientation Webinar. New users get an introduction to how to get started using Spotfire.

What's New in Spotfire Spotfire® 7.12 brings a whole new capability to Export in Spotfire; the ability to prepare professional PDF reports based on the visualizations and pages in the Spotfire DXP file. The prepared PDF reports can easily be exported by end users, or exported and distributed automatically through TIBCO Spotfire® Automation Services. In addition, Spotfire 7.12 adds important improvements in Visual Analytics such as fixed height/width visuals and text areas, the ability to maxmize a single visual and then restore it to original size, and also continues on the Data Wrangling track of "Edit everything" by introducing the ability to remove individual data sources.  Read this Wiki page for a tour of what's new in Spotfire today.

TIBCO Spotfire Meetups and UsergroupsOnline communities are great, but it's more fun to meet in person. Find a Meetup in your area and review the ones we've done recently. 

Spotfire App Store and Component ExchangeWe've launched our TIBCO Component Exchange here on our new TIBCO community. The Exchange is a place to find and share free, BSD-licensed components for Spotfire.  Download Data functions and Analysis templates that enable you to easily extend Spotfire capabilities.  And we continue to have a great network of partner marketplaces like Exchange.AI, which includes apps for data quality, data science, finance, integration, knowledge management, manufacturing, oil and gas, and more.

Spotfire YouTube Channel:  English  |  en Espanol . Everything from accomplishing simple tasks to leveraging advanced analytics in Spotfire.

Spotfire Learning videos:  Wide range of topics, beginner to advanced

Free Quick Reference Topics. Expand your proficiency with Spotfire in short, free, 20 minute education modules.

Spotfire Demo Gallery. Great inspiration on how to deliver stories about your data in Spotfire. 

Ask 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 and tricks, and help you discover new powerful features you might have missed. Dr. Spotfire office hours are staffed by our top data scientists and education staff—the experts from TIBCO Software. 

Tips & Tricks. How-to tips & tricks to get you on your way to becoming a Spotfire power user!

The Spotfire Community Newsletter is a quarterly newsletter for the Spotfire community and analytics enthusiasts. It is a great resource for Spotfire product news, upcoming events, featured technologies, thought leadership articles and more.  Overview with topics links to all editions to-date and sign-up details - don't miss out!

TIBCO Spotfire Product Documentation. The home of the official Spotfire product documentation. 

Interactive Guided Spotfire Cloud Getting Started Tutorial:  Please use this step-by-step interactive tutorial to quickly learn how to use Spotfire to build effective analytical solutions and dashboards.

Spotfire Training. Online and on-demand training for TIBCO Spotfire Professionals tailored by Spotfire user role (analyst, business author, consumer, administrator), and links to other training options. 

    Spotfire Learning Hub. Links to all the community forums, training sites, documentation, and webinars. 

    Spotfire consulting services from TIBCO. TIBCO expert professional services for Spotfire.

    The Spotfire Partner NetworkLooking for a partner for help with Spotfire? Want to join our community? Start here, or look for how they can help you on the partner community Wiki page here.

    Spotfire Product Overview. Overview of all Spotfire products on the community site. 

    Book: TIBCO Spotfire - A Comprehensive Primer by Michael Phillips

     

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    Feedback (2)

    Hi Mansi, Thanks for your interest in Spotfire. It is easy to get started with Spotfire, and no prerequisite knowledge is needed. You may also find this customer success page useful for information about tips & tricks, events, educational options, Dr. Spotfire, and more resources available to you as you get started with Spotfire. Here is the link to begin your Spotfire trial

    wdurrett 11:03am Nov. 07, 2017

    Hey..

    Yes I have heard lot about TiBCo Spotfire is cool and interesting to get on with it. I need to know whether any prerequisite knowledge to posses before getting started with Soptfire.

    ~Mansi Rao

    missmansirao 8:17pm Nov. 05, 2017