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February 13, 2015
Ten years ago we set out to commoditize BI, disrupt the existing old school proprietary vendors and give customers a better choice. It’s been an exciting journey building up a scalable analytic platform, building an open source community, surviving a deep recession, beating up the competition, building a great team, providing great products and services to our customers, and being a major player in the big data market. Some of the key points along the way: 2008 – the recession hits and frankly as painful as that was it actually helped Pentaho as we were the best value proposition in...
December 15, 2014
It has been a busy year for Pentaho. A few highlights include: PentahoWorld, our inaugural worldwide users conference, two new product releases (5.1 & 5.2) and a refreshed 36-month vision for our product roadmap and the future of analytics. In the opening PentahoWorld keynote Pentaho Chairman and CEO, Quentin Gallivan, shared the top three trends driving Pentaho’s vision for governed data to be delivered “at the point of business impact.” These include: The universe of data is exploding and data is connecting people and things Evolving data architectures are required to blend data sets Users expect to consume data in...
October 30, 2014
This year we celebrated our Regional Partner of the Year Award winners at a ceremony held during our first annual worldwide conference, PentahoWorld , in Orlando, Florida. Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer Richard Daley handed out awards to BizCubed (APAC), BNova (EMEA) and Oncase (LATAM) in front of 400 attendees representing 27 countries. Our Partner Awards recognize the top achieving partner in the three reseller regions APAC, EMEA and LATAM based on business services, growth and engagement in the local market. Partners’ contributions from around the globe have been an instrumental part of Pentaho's 10-year success story. Much more than...
October 9, 2014
In our hyper-competitive global economy, companies are urgently seeking to harness the value from all their data to find new revenue streams, operate more efficiently, deliver outstanding service and minimize risk. They need a platform that catalyzes collaboration between IT and business to meet demands both for governance and the business need for timely, comprehensive data. Today at PentahoWorld we’ve committed to leading the charge towards a truly data-driven future, starting with governed data delivery. In his keynote, Pentaho Chairman and CEO, Quentin Gallivan lifted the veil on a big data orchestration platform that will be instrumental in delivering this...
September 23, 2014
Guest blog by Marcos Andersen, Head of IT, SPOTPROMO I’ve watched PentahoWorld unfold over the last few months, and I see it as a must-attend for companies and professionals who have adopted Pentaho platform. Our impression is that this is a well-organized, truly global event, with users, partners, and experts from several countries, so it will be a great business opportunity to accelerate our knowledge about Pentaho, network with other users, and better understand important use cases. From a knowledge gathering perspective, it’s a fantastic shortcut to improving our knowledge about the product, attend training sessions, understand the roadmap, and...
September 9, 2014
I’m sure you know that three days of immersive learning and hands-on training will improve your effectiveness with the Pentaho Business Analytics Platform – the question is, how do you make the case to your boss and get buy-in from your company to attend PentahoWorld ? In my role as COO at Pentaho, I’m often asked to approve the expense of attending a conference. So, I thought I’d give some insight into what I would look for in a compelling business case to justify the expense - one that I would happily approve. Sell the outcome, not the cost. Pentaho...
September 5, 2014
Much like how Netflix and Amazon offer their customers ‘preferential content,’ Silverchair Information Systems is now able to provide richer and more valuable contextual data in advertising feeds to create personalized content recommendations based on a reader’s history. Working with the STM publishing industry (customers include the American Medical Association, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and McGraw-Hill Education), Silverchair has propelled user content to enable greater reach, impact, and utility through integrated and personalized solutions. Silverchair is embedding Pentaho Business Analytics to redefine how the scholarly publishing industry leverages the value of its content and provides novel insights about usage...
September 2, 2014
Before making an investment in a new car, you may first narrow down what features you want such as fast, easy to use and cost effective. Next, once you have a strategy you probably head to the dealer to test drive a few of the targeted options before making a big investment in a car that you know will improve your commute. With the rapidly changing data landscape, there are newer, faster, and easier to use options to access, analyze and predict your data that are now in the marketplace. Similar to the flashy car advertisements, its hard to separate...
August 20, 2014
Reason #10 It’s hard to pick only ten reasons why PentahoWorld is going to be the must-attend event of the year for the data community, but we’ve given it a go! For full information on the event, sessions, speakers, celebrations, and registration please visit www.pentahoworld.com . 1: Stay on top of industry trends – If you are interested in the future of big data analytics, Orlando is the place to be on 8 – 10 October. Hear about Pentaho’s vision for tomorrow from the Pentaho product and technology leadership team. 2: Meet the Experts – We plan to have our...
July 25, 2014
PentahoWorld We’ve been busy curating compelling keynotes and general sessions for PentahoWorld that will help you develop a roadmap for scale, growth and success. Before the big reveal of all of our speakers, we wanted to give you a preview of some of the big data leaders and mavericks that will be speaking at PentahoWorld in Orlando, October 8-10. We’ve selected keynotes that are big data innovators and leaders who’ve had the vision to see the potential of big data well ahead of the curve, while our general sessions will focus on more tactical information as you work to leverage...

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