Tableau vs Tibco Spotfire

Tableau complements your natural ability to understand data visually. Our breakthrough products let you create rich analyses and share your insights with colleagues in seconds. Connect and visualize your data in minutes. Tableau is 10 to 100x faster than existing solutions. From spreadsheets to databases to Hadoop to cloud services, explore any data with Tableau.
Tibco Spotfire
TIBCO Spotfire is analytics software that helps you quickly uncover insights for better decision-making. TIBCO Spotfire designs, develops and distributes in-memory analytics software for next generation business intelligence. Compare how your data looks in different visualizations. Spotfire Recommendations will inspect your data and make suggestions based on what you upload.
Comparing Tableau vs Tibco Spotfire is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Tibco Spotfire has more user-friendly interface than Tableau because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots

To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Tableau is more popular than Tibco Spotfire

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Tableau reveals Linux version (in 2017)
- Tableau acquired natural language processing startup ClearGraph (in 2017)
- Tableau to launch visual data-prep software with deep learning (in 2016)
- Tableau acquired German startup HyPer (in 2016)
- Data Analytics service Tableau hits $100M per quarter revenue mark (in 2014)
- Tibco to update its Business Intelligence software (in 2014)

Looks like Tableau was recently more active than Tibco Spotfire (at least in our news).