Customer Use Case

"Pentaho was the only solution that could deliver reports to the standards we require."

Per Einar Dybvik, CEO, WiMP Music

WiMP Music

Ad-free music service that provides recommendations, tips and playlists for its audiences

Business Challenges

  • Wimp Music needed to cope with large amounts of metadata across millions of music tracks.
  • The company wanted a BI tool to track downloads and micro-payments for WIMP, its online music service which rivals iTunes and Spotify.

Pentaho Solution

  • Pentaho BI Suite Enterprise Edition
  • Worked with Pentaho reseller CONDUCT to build an open source proof of concept with Pentaho, JBoss and MySQL

Value Added

  • Able to create complex reports detailing how much, and to which record companies it pays royalties
  • Provide fast and accurate presentation of important information
  • Norwegian Computer Society awarded Wimp Music the 2013 BI Award for Innovation for their analytics deployment

Why Pentaho

  • Reporting with higher frequency and details
  • Highly scalable and able to analyze streaming data patterns
  • Able to meet high standards of their enterprise solution, providing insight to KPIs