Jonathan Shafer

Senior Product Customer Marketing Manager

January 6, 2017
Q&A With Donna Prlich, SVP of Product Marketing and Solutions
1. Tell us what you do at Pentaho. That’s always a great question to answer. For the last 5 years at Pentaho, I have positioned, worked with, written about and collaborated across departments to help transform the Pentaho platform into what it is today. This past year, I led 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 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...
September 16, 2016
Pentaho Announces 2016 Excellence Award Winners
Today, we are excited to announce the winners of the 2016 Pentaho Excellence Awards! Now in its third year, the annual award program recognizes our customers for the most innovative and impactful implementations of Pentaho technology. The submissions were evaluated based on creativity, impact and business value of their Pentaho...
September 2, 2016
CTools, Smart Cities, and More - An Interview with Pedro Alves
1) Tell us about yourself. My name is Pedro Alves; I’m the SVP for Community, Pentaho Product Designer and GM of Webdetails (aka Pentaho Portugal office). It may sound like a lot of stuff to do, but it’s actually very useful; I often tell people I have to focus on...
August 26, 2016
How Big Data Analytics is Changing the Competitive Auto Industry
For a long time, car insurance companies had based insurance premiums on aggregated data such as age, gender, and type and color of vehicle. However, if you were a young male driver, then you were probably paying a higher premium as this demographic had traditionally been involved in more accidents...
August 22, 2016
Data Preparation with Limited IT Resources
I speak to a lot of customers that are all facing the same issue – they have a limited IT staff, they have a shrinking budget, they are using legacy tools to manage their growing data needs and they just don’t have enough time to accomplish it all. We have...