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March 28, 2016
From ingestion to analytics, Pentaho's Chuck Yarbrough discusses Hadoop is hard ahead of Strata + Hadoop World 2016 in San Jose. Let’s face it, Hadoop is hard. Gartner predicts, "Through 2018, 70% of Hadoop deployments will fail to meet cost savings and revenue generation objectives due to skills and integration challenges.” [i] This statement should give most IT groups pause, but what is equally concerning is the fact that many organizations are still struggling to determine how to deliver value from Hadoop in the first place. To combat these key challenges, organizations must develop a clear plan for their Hadoop...
March 24, 2016
Pentaho was a proud sponsor of the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit in Grapevine, Texas last week. The Pentaho team had the opportunity meet impressive practitioners and attended some great sessions on the future of analytics and data integration from several different analysts including Cindi Howson, Carlie Idoine, Josh Parenteau, Joao Tapadinhas and more. There were a few key themes that resonated throughout the conference, and we wanted to share these with you: 1) The Evolution of Analytics Business intelligence is a dated term at this point. We aren’t saying it’s obsolete; it’s just evolved. Analytics no longer follows...
August 10, 2015
If it was hard to pick just 10 good reasons to attend PentahoWorld last year , it was even harder to narrow it down this time. Here are 10 reasons you should attend PentahoWorld 2015 on October 14-15 in Orlando, Florida. 1. Meet The Experts – This was a big hit last year, so we have added more experts and time slots for you. PentahoWorld attendees can schedule a 1:1 session with a wide range of Pentaho innovators, architects, developers and implementers. They will be ready to answer your questions – and will offer specific feedback and strategic advice on...
October 16, 2014
Last week, Pentaho unveiled a Big Data Orchestration Platform instrumental to a data-driven future– one where analytics and data are embedded into the fabric of the organization to drive real time business decisions. Fundamental to Pentaho’s strategy is the concept of governed data delivery – the ability to blend trusted and timely data to power analytics at scale for all users and in all environments. Today, at Strata + Hadoop World, Pentaho announced new automated data modeling and publishing capabilities to help organizations establish a Streamlined Data Refinery solution architecture – empowering business users while still meeting IT requirements. Pentaho...
April 22, 2014
The City Club of San Francisco is well known for hosting the swankiest of weddings in San Francisco. However, on May 1st, it will be the location of a union of a different sort - The Pentaho and MongoDB 'Better Together' luncheon . Pentaho and MongoDB have emerged as a powerful combination for scalable data storage, processes and analytics. This special event is not to be missed as the four hours is packed with access to industry leaders, peer use cases, and key points you need to know to make a difference in your organization right away – PLUS a...
February 11, 2014
One of Pentaho’s core beliefs is that you can’t prepare for tomorrow with yesterday’s tools. In June of 2013, amidst waves of emerging big data technologies, Pentaho established Pentaho Labs to drive innovation through the incubation of these new technologies. Today, one of our Labs projects hatches. At the Strata Conference in Santa Clara, we announced native integration of Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) with Storm and YARN . This integration enables developers to process big data and drive analytics in real-time, so businesses can make critical decisions on time-sensitive information. Read the announcement here . Here is what people are...
January 30, 2014
If you are like most Enterprise IT decision makers, there’s a 50/50 chance you are already knee deep into Big Data or on a path to figuring out how to get started. One of the “must attend” conferences for anyone involved in Big Data is the O’Reilly Strata Conference (Santa Clara, February 11-15, 2014). Join Us! Pentaho is excited to return as a sponsor this year and we have a number of ways you can learn more about getting the most out of your Big Data initiatives. The Pentaho team of executives, technologist and data scientist will be on hand...
October 4, 2013
Eddie White, EVP Business Development, Pentaho This week, Pentaho was on site for Splunk .conf2013 in Las Vegas and the show was buzzing with excitement. Organizations big and small shared a range of new innovations leveraging machine data. Eddie White, executive VP of business development at Pentaho, shares his first-hand impressions and insights on the biggest news and trends coming out of .conf2013. Q: Eddie, what are your impressions of this year’s Splunk conference? There’s a different feel at the show this year -- bigger companies and more business users attended this year. What traditionally has been more of an...
September 24, 2013
Splunk has been leading the way in the new world of Big Data for some time, and if you look at their recent earnings you will see that they are matching the marketing with solid growth. Their recent announcements like HUNK also show they are building a solid roadmap for their platform that will enable the Enterprise to embrace both the Splunk platform and the newer disruptive technologies like Hadoop well into the future. I am looking forward to seeing more of this in Vegas later this month at .conf2013 . And yes, I do love Vegas. We recently developed...
May 6, 2013
Do you have a big data integration plan? Are you implementing big data? Big data, big data, big data. Did we say big data? EVERYONE is talking about big data…..but what are they really talking about? When you pull back the marketing curtains and look at the technology, what are the main elements and important true and tried trends that you should know? Pentaho is hosting a four-part technical series on the key elements and trends surrounding big data. Each week of the series will bring a new, content-rich webinar helping organizations find the right track to understand, recognize value...