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 88 reviews. Tableau Desktop rates 4.4/5 stars with 576 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
TIBCO Cloud Spotfire
Free Trial
PROFESSIONAL EDITION
$1,999
/ per user
 
Spotfire Platform
Contact Spotfire
Personal Edition
$999
/ per user
 
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
PROFESSIONAL EDITION
$1,999/ per user
Personal Edition
$999/ per user
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.7
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.8
8.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.9
8.2
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
6.7
7.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.1
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.8
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.6
8.6
Meets Requirements
TIBCO Spotfire
8.3
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Ease of Use
TIBCO Spotfire
7.8
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Ease of Setup
TIBCO Spotfire
6.9
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Ease of Admin
TIBCO Spotfire
6.7
Tableau Desktop
7.9
Quality of Support
TIBCO Spotfire
7.1
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
TIBCO Spotfire
7.8
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
TIBCO Spotfire
7.6
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
8.6
Tableau Desktop
9.3
Score Cards
TIBCO Spotfire
7.8
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Dashboards
TIBCO Spotfire
8.3
Tableau Desktop
9.1
Self Service
Calculated Fields
TIBCO Spotfire
7.9
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Data Column Filtering
TIBCO Spotfire
8.4
Tableau Desktop
8.8
Data Discovery
TIBCO Spotfire
8.2
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Search
TIBCO Spotfire
7.5
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Collaboration / Workflow
TIBCO Spotfire
7.3
Tableau Desktop
7.7
Automodeling
TIBCO Spotfire
7.0
Tableau Desktop
7.4
Advanced Analytics
Predictive Analytics
TIBCO Spotfire
7.9
Tableau Desktop
7.1
Data Visualization
TIBCO Spotfire
8.6
Tableau Desktop
9.3
Big Data Services
TIBCO Spotfire
7.6
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Building Reports
Data Transformation
TIBCO Spotfire
7.9
Tableau Desktop
7.7
Data Modeling
TIBCO Spotfire
7.6
Tableau Desktop
7.3
WYSIWYG Report Design
TIBCO Spotfire
7.6
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Integration APIs
TIBCO Spotfire
7.7
Tableau Desktop
7.3
Platform
Sandbox / Test Environments
TIBCO Spotfire
7.6
Tableau Desktop
7.6
Mobile User Support
TIBCO Spotfire
5.8
Tableau Desktop
7.4
Customization
TIBCO Spotfire
7.6
Tableau Desktop
7.7
User, Role, and Access Management
TIBCO Spotfire
8.1
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Internationalization
TIBCO Spotfire
7.7
Tableau Desktop
7.8
Performance and Reliability
TIBCO Spotfire
8.0
Tableau Desktop
8.1
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.)
17.9%
15.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
19.0%
33.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
63.1%
50.4%
TIBCO Spotfire
Small-Business
17.9%
Mid-Market
19.0%
Enterprise
63.1%
Tableau Desktop
Small-Business
15.8%
Mid-Market
33.7%
Enterprise
50.4%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Oil & Energy
24.0%
Higher Education
10.8%
 
Information Technology and Services
7.3%
Information Technology and Services
10.5%
 
Financial Services
7.3%
Hospital & Health Care
6.1%
 
Education Management
7.3%
Marketing and Advertising
6.0%
 
Pharmaceuticals
6.3%
Internet
5.4%
 
Other
47.9%
Other
61.3%
TIBCO Spotfire
Oil & Energy
24.0%
Information Technology and Services
7.3%
Financial Services
7.3%
Education Management
7.3%
Pharmaceuticals
6.3%
Other
47.9%
Tableau Desktop
Higher Education
10.8%
Information Technology and Services
10.5%
Hospital & Health Care
6.1%
Marketing and Advertising
6.0%
Internet
5.4%
Other
61.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Kristopher N.
Administrator in Oil & Energy

Spotfire is very easy to use right out of the box to create useful visualizations. Just drag and drop an excel file to import and that's half the work. Powerful set of tools to create different visualizations based on the data.

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
G2 Crowd User in Farming

Slow to load initial with large data sets

Kimiko T.
User in Real Estate

Needs an updated UI and better data connection process

 
TIBCO Spotfire
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Kristopher N.
Administrator in Oil & Energy

Spotfire is very easy to use right out of the box to create useful visualizations. Just drag and drop an excel file to import and that's half the work. Powerful set of tools to create different visualizations based on the data.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Farming

Slow to load initial with large data sets

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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