Customer Use Case

"Moving data across a business is an art. Pentaho transforms art into better business value."

Warren Chang, VP of Engineering, Borderfree

Borderfree

Global ecommerce solutions, from international logistics and fulfillment to marketing partnerships and strategies

Business Challenges

  • Meet client needs to assure compliance with international trade duties and taxes
  • Find ways to better mine data from heterogeneous data sources
  • Create new analytics infrastructure to build out new capabilities that better analyzer customer needs and preferences

Pentaho Solution

  • Pentaho Data Integration to extract, transform and load heterogeneous document files into MongoDB
  • Pentaho Business Analytics to provide pixel perfect reports across different organizations, and Analyzer to discovery patterns natively within MongoDB

Value Added

  • Create unique visualizations of data, without the constraints of typical RDBMS schema, which improve data discovery
  • Automated reporting and data integration helping Borderfree hedge millions of dollars of risk for their customers
  • Increased knowledge and customer perspective through optimized, blended data warehouse of key customer behavior data

Why Pentaho

  • Extensible platform which easily scales to incorporate new data sources, data types and increasing data volumes
  • Simplified agile analytics approach with native support for numerous Big Data storage systems
  • Rich business intelligence tools that enable data scientists, as well as business users to gain new insights