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TIBCO Software Inc.

March 12, 2013 08:00 ET

Top TIBCO Data Experts to Meet and Present at Transform Energy Forum and Gartner BI & Analytics Summit

Events to Highlight TIBCO Advancements in Data Science, Discovery, Big Data and Predictive Analytics

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 12, 2013) - TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced it will be presenting at two upcoming industry events: the TIBCO Transform 2013 Energy Forum, March 18-20 in Houston, Texas, and the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit, March 18-20 in Grapevine, Texas. 

Amid depleting reserves, increasingly difficult plays and reduced margins, energy companies are focusing on analytics to drive better decisions and speed new innovations to market. Over 240 top experts in data science from the data-savvy energy industry will gather at the Transform 2013, to discuss the latest practices for dealing with big data, predictive analytics, mashing-up data and deploying self-service analytics to make smarter decisions across energy companies. Chevron will discuss its recently developed analytics tool, which uses TIBCO Spotfire® to display data geographically and chronologically at user-selected resolution. Marathon Oil will present on how analyzing stimulation methods can impact well performance. Additional speakers include Teradata, PBF Energy, Geoseis Inc., Cadeon Associates, Schlumberger, and Bill Barrett Corp. In a rare appearance, IDC Energy Insights Vice President, Jill Feblowitz, will predict what oil and gas companies and the vendors supporting them can expect next. The event will also feature lectures from top TIBCO data science experts, including TIBCO Spotfire Chief Data Scientist Michael O'Connell, PhD.

Analytics remains a top buying priority on CIOs' 2013 budgets and the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit is the industry's flagship event for evaluating BI trends and vendors. On the heels of its February jump into a market-leading position, TIBCO is scheduled to present and exhibit at the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit. Using real use cases, Brad Hopper, Office of the CTO at TIBCO Software, will showcase how TIBCO's predictive analytics, data visualization event-enablement have unlocked the power of the two-second advantage® for major enterprises. He joins a schedule of recognized data gurus, including Nate Silver, Statistician and Founder of The New York Times political blog FiveThirtyEight.com and Jeff Gibson, Vice President of Consulting, The Table Group. TIBCO Spotfire is positioned in the Leaders quadrant in Gartner, Inc.'s February 2013 Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms Magic Quadrant*. Vendors were evaluated based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.

Information: To register for the TIBCO Transform 2013 Energy Forum, March 18-20 in Houston, Texas, please visit: http://transform.tibco.com/#houston

Please visit TIBCO at the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit, March 18-20 in Grapevine, Texas, in booth 303.

More information about the Gartner BI Magic Quadrant report and related research is available at: http://www.gartner.com.

*Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms," February 5, 2013 by Kurt Schlegel, Rita L. Sallam, Daniel Yuen and Joao Tapadinhas

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About TIBCO
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) is a provider of infrastructure software for companies to use on-premise or as part of cloud computing environments. Whether it's efficient claims or trade processing, cross-selling products based on real-time customer behavior, or averting a crisis before it happens, TIBCO provides companies the two-second advantage® -- the ability to capture the right information, at the right time and act on it preemptively for a competitive advantage. More than 4,000 customers worldwide rely on TIBCO to manage information, decisions, processes, and applications in real-time. TIBCO Spotfire® is the company's in-memory analytics software for next generation business intelligence. By offering a visual, interactive experience, Spotfire® helps professionals quickly discover new and actionable insights in information. Learn more at http://spotfire.tibco.com or follow Spotfire on Twitter at @TIBCOSpotfire.

TIBCO, TIBCO Software, TIBCO Spotfire, Spotfire, and two-second advantage are trademarks or registered trademarks of TIBCO Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other product and company names and marks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners and are mentioned for identification purposes only.

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