February 22, 2017
German Pentaho User Meeting 2017 Recap
German Pentaho User Meeting 2017 (#PUM17) showcases highly innovative use cases Now in its fourth year, the Pentaho User Meeting (PUM), organized by our German partner it-novum, attracted 130 attendees. Of the 13 presentations, six were use cases, half of which were about companies that have embedded Pentaho . This...
February 16, 2017
The Holy Grail of Analytics is the Value between Data and Insight
After living and breathing the world of analytics and data for 20 years, I can let you in on a little secret of how successful customers achieve business value -- It does not come from the tool, but from the data. It’s about the data. It always has been. Maybe...
February 14, 2017
Discussion With Caterpillar - Award Winning Predictive Maintenance IoT Deployment
Pentaho customer, Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence is one to keep an eye on. They recently received the 2016 Ventana Research Technology Innovation Leadership Award in the Internet of Things (IoT) category . Then, best selling author and big data thought leader, Benard Marr, featured Caterpillar in his Forbes article, “...
January 10, 2017
Big Data in Gambling: How a 360-Degree View of Customers Helps Spot Gambling Addiction
Big Data and advanced analytics can give us insight into almost anything, but one of the top use cases today focuses on better understanding customers in order to identify new opportunities as well as potential problems. One of the leading money gaming companies in Europe is using big data analytics...
January 6, 2017
Q&A With Donna Prlich, SVP of Product Marketing and Solutions
1. Tell us what you do at Pentaho. That’s always a great question to answer. For the last 5 years at Pentaho, I have positioned, worked with, written about and collaborated across departments to help transform the Pentaho platform into what it is today. This past year, I led the...
December 20, 2016
How BT Revolutionizes Cybercrime Prevention
The consensus among industry experts is that the 2016 shopping season in the run-up to Christmas will be another record-breaking period for cybersecurity breaches. For any sized company across all industries, cybercrime IS a problem that costs businesses billions of dollars each year. Additionally, governments are holding company executives accountable,...
December 19, 2016
9th Annual Pentaho Community Meeting Recap
I’m excited to report that we just completed the 9 th annual Pentaho Community Meeting (PCM). We at know.bi were proud to host the 9 th edition, PCM16, at the wonderful venue Elzenveld, a former medieval hospital and monastery in the historical city center of Antwerp, Belgium. If I think...
December 15, 2016
Pentaho + MQTT = IoT
Gartner predicts that more than half of major new business processes and systems will incorporate some element of IoT by 2020. And yet, through 2018, 75 percent of those IoT projects will take up to twice as long as planned. For this reason, there’s a growing demand from companies to...
December 1, 2016
What Will Happen With Big Data in 2017? Prepare for the Unexpected!
No, my computer hasn’t been hacked. The honest truth is that I can’t predict with certainty what surprises 2017 will bring. This year the UK voted to leave the EU and America voted for Donald Trump despite nearly all pre-election polls predicting different outcomes. The reason these events surprised us...
November 23, 2016
People at Pentaho - Our Hobbies
What do people at Pentaho do for fun? We’re a dynamic bunch and we believe in the motto “work hard, play hard” - without getting out of balance. Here’s a sampling of some hobbies of our employees: Michael Arnelle is an Enterprise Sales Representative at Pentaho in San Francisco. When...