Pentaho Excellence Awards

2017 Award Winners

The Pentaho Excellence Awards recognize the innovative and impactful ways that customers worldwide deploy Pentaho technologies. Customers were evaluated based on the creativity, impact, and business value of the Pentaho deployment.

Congratulations to the 2017 Pentaho Excellence Award Winners and Honorable Mentions! Read more about how each company uses Pentaho to revolutionize their business.

Big Data Winner

ZeniMax Media Inc.

ZeniMax Media Inc. creates and publishes video games for consoles, PCs, and mobile devices. To address their big data management requirements, ZeniMax chose solutions from Amazon Redshift, Cloudera, Databricks, and Pentaho. Since implementation, they’ve reduced the time data scientists spend manually creating scripts to acquire data, and have gained a better understanding of consumer behavior across multiple games. These insights help ZeniMax drive user engagement and increase revenues.

Honorable Mention: Singapore Pools Ltd.

Embedded Analytics Winner


STIWA Group develops high-performance automation and manufacturing software for automotive supplier production and other industries. After implementing Pentaho, they have the infrastructure in place to respond to changing market demands in real-time and to identify new revenue streams. Without sacrificing their high level of quality, STIWA has empowered their customers to increase production line productivity by 15%, shorten the ramp-up phase for new machines by 30%, and decrease IT integration costs by 35%.

Honorable Mention: Randstad US

Enterprise Deployment Winner

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon is a leading global investments company dedicated to helping clients manage their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. As part of a company-wide strategy to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and minimize risk, BNY Mellon sought to optimize their technology processes. With Pentaho, they’re achieving their goals of transforming data into insights.

Honorable Mention: Bell Canada

IoT Winner

Teletrac Navman

Teletrac Navman is a telematics company that provides over 50,000 fleet management customers with key insights to drive behavior changes, efficiency improvements and margin expansion. Teletrac Navman’s powerful, user-friendly platform, DIRECTOR, factors in every facet of their customer’s business. With Pentaho, they provide customers with self-service reporting tools, benchmark data, and access to data from third party software systems for a complete 360 degree view of their business. This enhanced visibility has provided strong year-over-year improvements in the areas of customer retention, revenue growth and customer satisfaction.

Honorable Mention: Hyosung Corporation, Tire and Industrial Reinforcements Performance Unit

ROI Winner

LAZIOcrea | Partner: BNova

LAZIOcrea is the administrative branch of Italy's central region (Lazio Regione); it includes Rome and is home to six million people. With the help of Pentaho’s partner, BNova, LAZIOcrea has implemented Pentaho to better analyze healthcare data and costs with a single view. Since implementation, they have seen a reduction in unnecessary prescriptions and a savings of 41 million euros.

Honorable Mention: State of Louisiana, Office of Technology Services | Partner: Deloitte

Social Impact Winner

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is the largest singly-accredited community college in the USA educating nearly 160,000 students at 45 campuses and sites across the state. With Pentaho, they were able to consolidate data from over a dozen systems into one interactive solution available to thousands of administrators, faculty, and staff. As a result, Ivy Tech’s data democracy is helping to optimize operations with intuitive access to relevant information, improve student success with applied predictive analytics, and facilitating identification of thousands of additional graduation opportunities for students each year. 

Honorable Mention: Bundespolizei (German Federal Police) | Partner: IT-Novum

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