Compare TIBCO Spotfire vs Tableau Desktop

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comparison of TIBCO Spotfire vs. Tableau Desktop
based on data from user reviews. TIBCO Spotfire rates 4.1/5 stars with 111 reviews. Tableau Desktop rates 4.4/5 stars with 614 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
TIBCO Cloud Spotfire
Free Trial
Tableau Creator
$70
/ per user / per month / billed annually
 
Spotfire Platform
Contact Spotfire
 
Spotfire Cloud Enterprise
Contact Spotfire
 
Spotfire for Amazon Web Services
Free Trial
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
TIBCO Spotfire
TIBCO Cloud Spotfire
Free Trial
Spotfire Platform
Contact Spotfire
Spotfire Cloud Enterprise
Contact Spotfire
Spotfire for Amazon Web Services
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Tableau Desktop
Tableau Creator
$70/ per user / per month / billed annually
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.4
8.7
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.9
8.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.1
8.1
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
6.8
7.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.3
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.9
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.8
8.6
Meets Requirements
TIBCO Spotfire
8.4
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Ease of Use
TIBCO Spotfire
7.9
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Ease of Setup
TIBCO Spotfire
7.1
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Ease of Admin
TIBCO Spotfire
6.8
Tableau Desktop
7.9
Quality of Support
TIBCO Spotfire
7.3
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
TIBCO Spotfire
7.9
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
TIBCO Spotfire
7.8
Tableau Desktop
8.6

Features

Reports
Reports Interface
TIBCO Spotfire
8.1
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Steps to Answer
TIBCO Spotfire
7.5
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Graphs and Charts
TIBCO Spotfire
8.7
Tableau Desktop
9.2
Score Cards
TIBCO Spotfire
7.7
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Dashboards
TIBCO Spotfire
8.4
Tableau Desktop
9.1
Self Service
Calculated Fields
TIBCO Spotfire
8.0
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Data Column Filtering
TIBCO Spotfire
8.3
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Data Discovery
TIBCO Spotfire
8.3
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Search
TIBCO Spotfire
7.6
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Collaboration / Workflow
TIBCO Spotfire
7.4
Tableau Desktop
7.7
Automodeling
TIBCO Spotfire
7.0
Tableau Desktop
7.4
Advanced Analytics
Predictive Analytics
TIBCO Spotfire
8.0
Tableau Desktop
7.1
Data Visualization
TIBCO Spotfire
8.6
Tableau Desktop
9.3
Big Data Services
TIBCO Spotfire
7.8
Tableau Desktop
7.9
Building Reports
Data Transformation
TIBCO Spotfire
8.1
Tableau Desktop
7.7
Data Modeling
TIBCO Spotfire
7.7
Tableau Desktop
7.4
WYSIWYG Report Design
TIBCO Spotfire
7.8
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Integration APIs
TIBCO Spotfire
7.6
Tableau Desktop
7.3
Platform
Mobile User Support
TIBCO Spotfire
6.4
Tableau Desktop
7.3
Customization
TIBCO Spotfire
7.7
Tableau Desktop
7.6
User, Role, and Access Management
TIBCO Spotfire
8.1
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Internationalization
TIBCO Spotfire
7.9
Tableau Desktop
7.8
Sandbox / Test Environments
TIBCO Spotfire
7.6
Tableau Desktop
7.6
Performance and Reliability
TIBCO Spotfire
8.1
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Breadth of Partner Applications
TIBCO Spotfire
6.9
Tableau Desktop
7.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
20.6%
15.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
24.3%
33.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
55.1%
50.8%
TIBCO Spotfire
Small-Business
20.6%
Mid-Market
24.3%
Enterprise
55.1%
Tableau Desktop
Small-Business
15.8%
Mid-Market
33.4%
Enterprise
50.8%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Oil & Energy
19.8%
Information Technology and Services
11.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
13.5%
Higher Education
9.7%
 
Education Management
7.2%
Marketing and Advertising
5.9%
 
Financial Services
6.3%
Hospital & Health Care
5.6%
 
Pharmaceuticals
5.4%
Internet
4.6%
 
Other
47.7%
Other
63.1%
TIBCO Spotfire
Oil & Energy
19.8%
Information Technology and Services
13.5%
Education Management
7.2%
Financial Services
6.3%
Pharmaceuticals
5.4%
Other
47.7%
Tableau Desktop
Information Technology and Services
11.1%
Higher Education
9.7%
Marketing and Advertising
5.9%
Hospital & Health Care
5.6%
Internet
4.6%
Other
63.1%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Vanessa B.
User in Biotechnology

I enjoy the dynamic visualizations of Spotfire, the ways that I can share my data with colleagues and upper management, and the different kinds of visualizations at my disposal. Visuals help me understand my data better and gain scientific insights faster.

Jeff B.
User in Retail

Tableau enables users the ability build data visualizations in the matter of minutes without requiring technical report development knowledge. In my opinion, the top 5 best qualities: 1. Drag and drop functionality is easy for any user to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Christopher N.
User

I’ve gone to grad school, and I attempted to get an academic license. I received an email saying it was accepted, but when I tried to obtain a license to download, I kept getting an ATMOSPHERE error of some kind, and couldn’t log into the site. When I tried...

Kimiko T.
User in Real Estate

Needs an updated UI and better data connection process

 
TIBCO Spotfire
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Vanessa B.
User in Biotechnology

I enjoy the dynamic visualizations of Spotfire, the ways that I can share my data with colleagues and upper management, and the different kinds of visualizations at my disposal. Visuals help me understand my data better and gain scientific insights faster.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Christopher N.
User

I’ve gone to grad school, and I attempted to get an academic license. I received an email saying it was accepted, but when I tried to obtain a license to download, I kept getting an ATMOSPHERE error of some kind, and couldn’t log into the site. When I tried...

Tableau Desktop
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jeff B.
User in Retail

Tableau enables users the ability build data visualizations in the matter of minutes without requiring technical report development knowledge. In my opinion, the top 5 best qualities: 1. Drag and drop functionality is easy for any user to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Kimiko T.
User in Real Estate

Needs an updated UI and better data connection process

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Videos

 

Introducing Spotfire X
Spotfire Quickstart
An Overview of Spotfire X - Analytics, accelerated

No videos provided
TIBCO Spotfire

Introducing Spotfire X
Spotfire Quickstart
An Overview of Spotfire X - Analytics, accelerated

Tableau Desktop
No videos provided

Downloads

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TIBCO Spotfire
Tableau Desktop
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