December 1, 2016
What Will Happen With Big Data in 2017? Prepare for the Unexpected!
No, my computer hasn’t been hacked. The honest truth is that I can’t predict with certainty what surprises 2017 will bring. This year the UK voted to leave the EU and America voted for Donald Trump despite nearly all pre-election polls predicting different outcomes. The reason these events surprised us...
November 23, 2016
People at Pentaho - Our Hobbies
What do people at Pentaho do for fun? We’re a dynamic bunch and we believe in the motto “work hard, play hard” - without getting out of balance. Here’s a sampling of some hobbies of our employees: Michael Arnelle is an Enterprise Sales Representative at Pentaho in San Francisco. When...
November 21, 2016
Reflections on Our Friend and Advisor, Harry Weller 1970-2016
There are few times in your professional life when you meet someone who changes the trajectory of your work, broadens your perspective about how to solve business challenges, and provides the enthusiasm, passion and energy to help you win big. That is why we are shocked and saddened by the...
November 11, 2016
How Pentaho's Big Data Platform can be Used to Develop a Real-Time Smart Home Energy Management System
At Pentaho, we’re always on the lookout for interesting use cases of how people are using our platform to solve meaningful problems. A perfect example is a group of students at the American University of Sharjah, who designed and implemented a project based on Smart Energy Management using Pentaho. This...
November 4, 2016
CipherHealth Gets Customer Reports Back on Track with Pentaho Enterprise
We are excited to highlight one more winner of this year’s Pentaho Excellence Award , CipherHealth, who won in the Social Impact category. Overview CipherHealth provides technology solutions to healthcare organizations, primarily U.S.-based acute care hospitals. The company works with over 250 large medical centers to help them better communicate...
October 28, 2016
Sears Holdings Leverages Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) and Ctools to Streamline Enterprise Operations
In our continuing series of blogs posts about the 2016 Pentaho Excellence awards , today we examine how Sears Holdings Corporation (SHC), our winner the Enterprise Deployment category, leveraged Pentaho Data Integration to help them take control of two critical problems caused by an inability to quickly and accurately access...
October 21, 2016
IMS Uses Pentaho Big Data Analytics Platform to Give Customers Real-Time Access to Driver Behavior
Want to know how leading companies are using big data to transform their businesses? Check out one of the winners of the 2016 Pentaho Excellence Awards , Intelligent Mechatronic Systems , Inc. IMS won in the Embedded Analytics category. Overview IMS is a leader in connected car technology that enables...
October 17, 2016
Bridging the IT & Business Divide with Pentaho 7.0
Pentaho’s strategy of BI and DI “better together” has been consistent since our early days, but this value proposition has never been stronger than it is today with the announcement of Pentaho 7.0. The world of data is too vast and fast to try to deliver analytic insights without solving...
October 14, 2016
Pentaho Excellence Awards - Customer Case Study of Award Winner: Veikkaus
Veikkaus Oy improves targeted marketing efforts for Finnish national lottery with Pentaho’s Data Integration In the latest post in our ongoing series highlighting the winners of the 2016 Pentaho Excellence Awards , let’s examine Veikkaus Oy . They are the Finnish national lottery and winner of this year’s Pentaho Excellence...
October 7, 2016
12 Years of Self-Service Business Analytics with Pentaho
A lot can happen in twelve years…that’s 624 Sunday morning papers, 48 lunar eclipses, and three presidential elections. Twelve years ago on October 8, 2004, five technologist gathered with the desire to achieve positive, disruptive change in the business analytics market, dominated by expensive heavy-weight products built on outdated technology...and...