"It's a pretty scalable product."
"It gives you an edge if you are on the Microsoft platform. If you have been using Microsoft products for a long time or if you have the Microsoft infrastructure, this is the right tool for you. It has seamless integration with Microsoft SQL Server and other sources, and you get the best of the three things (SSIS, SSAS, and SSRS) in one suite."
"The most valuable features are the easy creation of reports, dashboards, and the ability to perform analysis. It is important for us to create reports because we have some operations during certain hours and we can use this tool to track the information."
"It gives us, the ability to do a lot of analysis quickly, similar to ad hoc analysis."
"The stability is good."
"The amount of customization that you can do is good, and it's relatively straightforward to do."
"Constant collaboration is the most valuable. I can build a dashboard, and several co-workers can access this dashboard. We can share information that is important for decision-making. It is a very easy-to-deploy solution. It is compatible with a lot of data sources. It is also very stable and scalable. There is also a very good forum and a lot of help and online training."
"The solution integrates with other Microsoft solutions very well."
"From a scalability standpoint, I would say it's pretty fantastic."
"Spotfire is excellent for scientific applications, especially because of its integration with RNG."
"The out-of-the-box features are simple and easy to use across the board."
"The two features that I have found most valuable are its ability to customize the dashboards when it comes to the evaluation. The second feature is its ability to handle a large amount of data, which is also something very unique about it."
"I cannot comment on the stability as we haven't yet used it for a big project."
"Actionable insights could be better."
"The solution is somewhat costly in comparison with MSBI tools."
"A lot of people work on Excel, so being able to export an Excel file as part of a subscription would be an improvement."
"The Microsoft BI interface should be simpler and more user-friendly. I find it very difficult to move between their data sources and their analytics section."
"This solution's performance when handling big data could be improved. Right now, if you're handling big data, the application becomes slow and the performance is very low."
"Microsoft is behind IBM when it comes to security features."
"Lacks the ability to copy data from BI into PowerPoint."
"The handling and consumption of realtime data could be improved."
"The design of the UI could be improved."
"Personalising Spotfire, as a whole, is painful and is something that could be made easier."
"When it comes to data manipulation, there are features which are good, but one of the features which has really been missing in Spotfire is an offline ability for data manipulation."
Microsoft BI is a business intelligence solution that turns data into insightful and useful business information that is relevant to all levels of the business.
Microsoft BI combines familiar Microsoft tools - Office, SharePoint, and SQL server, with extra features for end-users, such as Power View and Power Pivot. This powerful product gives businesses a competitive advantage by allowing end-users to better analyze their data, collaborate and better present their data.
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.
Microsoft BI is ranked 1st in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 155 reviews while TIBCO Spotfire is ranked 10th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 4 reviews. Microsoft BI is rated 8.0, while TIBCO Spotfire is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Microsoft BI writes "A complete ecosystem with an builtin ETL tool, good integrations with python and R, and support of DAX and Power Query (M languages)". On the other hand, the top reviewer of TIBCO Spotfire writes "Excellent for scientific applications with a good ability to customize". Microsoft BI is most compared with Tableau, Oracle OBIEE, MicroStrategy, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform and Databricks, whereas TIBCO Spotfire is most compared with Tableau, Qlik Sense, QlikView, Alteryx and Denodo. See our Microsoft BI vs. TIBCO Spotfire report.
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