Compare Pentaho vs. TIBCO Spotfire

Pentaho is ranked 21st in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 3 reviews while TIBCO Spotfire which is ranked 16th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 5 reviews. Pentaho is rated 7.6, while TIBCO Spotfire is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Pentaho writes "Increases productivity and lowers costs, though should improve the construction of its dashboards". On the other hand, the top reviewer of TIBCO Spotfire writes "Connects to many data sources, enables us to quickly see insights in the data". Pentaho is most compared with Knowage, Tableau and Microsoft BI, whereas TIBCO Spotfire is most compared with Microsoft BI, Qlik Sense and Tableau. See our Pentaho vs. TIBCO Spotfire report.
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Find out what your peers are saying about Pentaho vs. TIBCO Spotfire and other solutions. Updated: July 2019.
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Pros
Easy to use components to create the job.I use the BI Server, CDE Dashboards, Saiku, and Kettle, because these tools are very good and highly experienced.

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We used it pretty heavily in gathering data, which goes to our VPs. They are able to base their next revenue planning based on this metric. So, it has been invaluable.The ability to connect to many different data sources is one of the key features. The other would then be the different ways in which that data can be visualized.R and automation services.One of the main features is integrated statistical analysis.

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Cons
Logging capability is needed.Version control would be a good addition.Pentaho, at the general level, should greatly improve the easy construction of its dashboards and easy integration of information from different sources without technical user intervention.

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We would like an easier way to get the product to the cloud. Right now, we have the on-premise version, and we would like to find a way to make it easier to migrate it over to the cloud.I would like more easy-to-implement analytical algorithms. At the moment they include things like forecasts and regressions. They need to add a lot more of these types of things to the product because not everyone is a data scientist.Print capability and trigger-based events.Compared to competitors, the UI is quite dated.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Free and commercial versions are available.

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The Tibco sales teams have been very difficult to work with - ignoring requests, misrepresenting level of demand, etc.

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7.6
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Also Known As
Pentaho Business Analytics, KettleSpotfire
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Overview

Pentaho is an open source business intelligence company that provides a wide range of tools to help their customers better manage their businesses. These tools include data integration software, mining tools, dashboard applications, online analytical processing options, and more.

Pentaho has two product categories: There is the standard enterprise version. This is the product that comes directly from Pentaho itself with all of the benefits, features, and programs that come along with a paid application such us analysis services, dashboard design, and interactive reporting.

The alternative is an open source version, which the public is permitted to add to and tweak the product. This solution has its advantages, aside from the fact that it is free, in that there are many more people working on the project to improve its quality and breadth of functionality.

TIBCO Spotfire is your secret weapon. You can create beautiful, interactive visualizations that will help you find the critical insights hiding in your data - fast. Spotfire gives you the tools to quickly and easily examine, organize, analyze and comprehend your data to see connections, patterns, and opportunities.

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Sample Customers
Cargo 2000 Lufthansa, Marketo, ModCloth, Cardiac Science, Telefonica, ExactTarget, Active Broadband Networks, and Brussels Airport.Allergan, ASSS de Montreal, Avantium, Blue River, Bank of Montreal, Citibank, FrieslandCampina, Hellmann Logistics, Merck, Novartis
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Software R&D Company15%
Financial Services Firm15%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Consumer Goods8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm25%
Comms Service Provider13%
Retailer12%
Non Tech Company7%
REVIEWERS
Energy/Utilities Company20%
Financial Services Firm16%
Healthcare Company12%
Pharma/Biotech Company12%
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