Pentaho and MongoDB Rendezvous in SF

April 22, 2014

CityClubThe City Club of San Francisco is well known for hosting the swankiest of weddings in San Francisco. However, on May 1st, it will be the location of a union of a different sort – The Pentaho and MongoDB ‘Better Together’ luncheon. Pentaho and MongoDB have emerged as a powerful combination for scalable data storage, processes and analytics. This special event is not to be missed as the four hours is packed with access to industry leaders, peer use cases, and key points you need to know to make a difference in your organization right away – PLUS a free Pentaho Analytics for MongoDB book and 5 star lunch. Here is a glance at the agenda:

Agenda
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Welcome & Introductions: Pentaho & MongoDB Teams

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pentaho Analytics for MongoDB & Demo – Bo Borland, Pentaho’s VP of Field Technical Sales and author of Pentaho Analytics for MongoDB

12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Advantages, Use Cases, and Value of MongoDB

12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Customer Use Case

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Optional Breakout Session & Book Signing by Bo Borland author of Pentaho Analytics for MongoDB

We hope you can rendezvous with us on May 1 at the City Club of SF. 

Click here for more details and to register. Don’t delay – space is limited! 

Learn more about why Pentaho and MongoDB are better together

Don’t live in San Francisco? Visit the Pentaho events page to find details about Pentaho and MongoDB luncheons in Atlanta, Minneapolis and Tampa. Stay tuned for more locations and dates.


Big Data Integration Webinar Series

May 6, 2013

line-chartDo you have a big data integration plan? Are you implementing big data? Big data, big data, big data. Did we say big data? EVERYONE is talking about big data…..but what are they really talking about? When you pull back the marketing curtains and look at the technology, what are the main elements and important true and tried trends that you should know?

Pentaho is hosting a four-part technical series on the key elements and trends surrounding big data. Each week of the series will bring a new, content-rich webinar helping organizations find the right track to understand, recognize value and cost-effectively deploy big data analytics.

All webinars will be held 8 am PT / 11 am ET / 16:00 GMT. To register follow the links below and for more information contact Rob Morrison at rmorrison at pentaho dot com.

1) Enterprise Data Warehouse Optimization with Hadoop Big Data

With exploding data volumes, increasing costs of the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and a raising demand for high-performance analytics, companies have no choice but to reduce the strain on their data warehouse and leverage Hadoop’s economies of scale for data processing. In the first webinar of the series, learn how using Hadoop to optimize the EDW gives IT professionals processing power, advanced archiving and the ability to easily add new data sources.

Date/Time:
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
8 am PT / 11 am ET / 16:00 GMT

Registration:
To register for the live webinar click here.
To receive the on-demand webinar click here.

2) Getting Started and Successful with Big Data

Sizing, designing and building your Hadoop cluster can sometimes be a challenge. To help our customers, Dell has developed: Hadoop Reference Architecture, a best practice documentation and open source tool called, Crowbar. Paul Brook, from Dell, will describe how customers can go from raw servers to Hadoop cluster in under two hours.

Date/Time:
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
8 am PT / 11 am ET / 16:00 GMT

Registration:
To register for the live webinar click here.
To receive the on-demand webinar click here.

3) Reducing the Implementation Efforts of Hadoop, NoSQL and Analytical Databases

It’s easy to put a working script together as part of an R&D project, but it’s not cost effective to maintain it throughout an ever building stream of user change requests, system and product updates.  Watch the third webinar in the series to learn how choosing the right technologies and tools can provide you the agility and flexibility to transform big data without coding.

Date/Time:
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
8 am PT / 11 am ET / 16:00 GMT

Registration:
To register for the live webinar click here.
To receive the on-demand webinar click here.
4)Reporting, Visualization and Predictive from Hadoop

While unlocking data trapped in large and semi-structured data is the first step of a project, the next step is to begin to analyze and proactively identify new opportunities that will grow your bottom-line. Watch the fourth webinar in the series to learn how to innovate with state-of-the-art technology and predictive algorithms.

Date/Time:
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
8 am PT / 11 am ET / 16:00 GMT

Registration:
To register for the live webinar click here.
To receive the on-demand webinar click here.

 


Pentaho’s November Euro-Trip!

November 2, 2012

With October coming to an end, Pentaho is getting ready for a Euro-trip!  Our October events concluded in New York City this past week at O’Reilly’s Strata Conference.

November’s forecast is Big Data and long flights.  First stop is “Big Data Days 2012” in Munich, Germany on November 6-7.  This is a great conference for networking and is focused on linking together business and IT concepts.  Do we have a booth?

We have one stop on our tour in the U.S. of A. – in the hometown of Pentaho’s headquarters, Orlando, FL., for TDWI.  TDWI’s World Conference Series will be held at The Renaissance Orlando Hotel at SeaWorld November 11-16.  TDWI promises an in depth look at the emerging trends for the upcoming year in Big Data.  If you are at TDWI don’t forget to stop by our booth (rumor has it there are some t-shirts left over from Strata).

From there we take a short trip to Zurich for DW2012  on November 12-13.  In its twelfth year, DW2012 is a great place to meet leaders in Big Data and BI – but be warned, the conference is hosted in German, so if you don’t “sprechen sie Deutsch” you might want to hire a translator.  Do we have a booth?

Next stop – Milan, Italy.  The Big Data Congress on November 22nd is a free conference that will be “themed conversations” between big data solutions suppliers and users.  Not only is it going to be greatly informative, it is free, and in Milan – how many more reasons do you need to attend?

Finally, we wrap up the month in London for Enterprise Business Intelligence (EBI) 2012 on November 28th at the Russell Hotel.  Pentaho is proud to be a silver sponsor of the event put together by Whitehall Media featuring the leading BI world.

To register for any of the events, or for more information visit Pentaho’s event page.

If you are attending any of these events and would like to set-up an in person meeting with Pentaho, contact us!


Big Data Panelmania

September 21, 2012

From sea to shining sea, Pentaho leaders will be busy with big data discourse during two panel discussions on Tuesday, September 25th. In San Francisco, Chief Technology Evangelist Ian Fyfe will weigh in on what makes data visualization the hot, must-have big data tool. Later in the day, founder Richard Daley will the discuss the effects (and the challenges) big data technology has on business intelligence. He’ll also discuss why SMBs shouldn’t feel left out of what big data has to offer. We’d love to see you at either panel (or even both, if you have one of these).

The Details:

What: DataWeek panel on “Why is Data Visualization Insanely Popular”
Where: San Francisco
When: Tuesday, September 25th, 12pm/pt
Join Us: http://www.dataweek.co/index/conferencespeaker/event/23

What: Enterprise Insights panel on “Go Big (Data) Or Go Home”
Where: 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York City
When: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 6pm/et
Join Us: http://www.nybimeetup.org/events/78002042/?eventId=78002042&action=detail


Pentaho News, Event and Press Update

April 23, 2012

It has been a very busy April as you can see from four news announcements already this month. We know you are busy so we have put together a summary of important company and product news, upcoming events and press highlights. Also, to give you an insider tip…stay tuned to Pentaho’s Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn pages this week for a BIG announcement.

Company and product news

Upcoming events and webinars

  • Webinar: Building the Business Case for Embedded BI
    May 2, 2012 | 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET Details and Register
  • Pentaho and Linalis Exclusive Business Analytics and Big Data Seminar
    May 2, 2012 | 10:00 – 17:00 (GMT) | Hotel Russell, London UK  Register
  • Webinar: Better Data for Better Analytics – Human Inference Data Quality Now Fully Integrated into Pentaho
    May 10, 2012 | 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET  Details and Register

Press highlights

Don’t forget to follow Pentaho on Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn to stay up to date on the latest news (especially this week)!


We’re All Over the World this November

November 1, 2011

This month, Pentaho is offering a host of training classes all over the world – from Mumbai to Paris to Chicago. Take one of our Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp classes (offered in more than 15 cities this month!) to get started with Pentaho or hone your skills by taking an advanced class. To learn more about Pentaho’s new extreme in-memory analytics capabilities, register for our webinar on November 10.

Webcasts
Nov 10 – Delivering Extreme-Scale In-Memory Analytics – Online

Live Events
Nov 3 - Seminar in French: Accélérez votre processus d’information décisionnelle grâce à Pentaho – Paris, France
Nov 8 – Financial Information Management Conference and Exhibition – London, UK
Nov 16 - Seminar in Portuguese: Maior Autonomia e Poder Para o Utilizador – Libson, Portugal
Nov 24 – Conference: A Demonstration of Pentaho’s Support for Big Data – Netherlands
Nov 29 – Big Data and Analytic Databases Forum – Neuss, Germany

Training
Nov 1 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – San Francisco, CA
Nov 7 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Guadalajara, Mexico
Nov 7 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Lyon, France
Nov 7 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Santiago, Chile
Nov 7 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Warsaw, Poland
Nov 8 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Wien, Austria
Nov 8 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Nieuwegein, Netherlands
Nov 8 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Manila, Philippines
Nov 8 – Pentaho Data Integration for Database Developers – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nov 14 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Mumbai, India
Nov 15 – Agile BI for Business Analysts – Online (Italian)
Nov 15 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Chicago, IL
Nov 15 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Frankfurt, Germany
Nov 15 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Orlando, FL
Nov 15 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nov 15 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Fulda, Germany
Nov 15 – Pentaho Data Integration for Database Developers – Frankurt, Germany
Nov 21 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Roma, Italy
Nov 21 – Agile BI for Business Analysts – Online
Nov 21 – Penatho BI Suite Bootcamp – Paris, France
Nov 21 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Bucharest, Romania
Nov 21 – Pentaho Report Design Techniques – Online (German)
Nov 21 – Pentaho Report Design Techniques – Online
Nov 22 – Pentaho Report Design Techniques – Online (Spanish)
Nov 22 – Pentaho Data Integration for Database Developers – Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Nov 29 – Pentaho Architect’s Bootcamp – San Francisco, CA
Nov 29 – Pentaho Report Design Techniques – Online (Italian)
Nov 29 – Pentaho Report Design Techniques – Online


Five Things to Consider When Evaluating a BI Solution

September 19, 2011

If you are at any phase in your evaluation of a Business Intelligence (BI) solution, please take the next minute to download a straightforward resource, The CFO’s Ultimate Guide to Buying Business Intelligence.

Not only will you learn what five things you must consider when evaluating a BI solution, you will also learn:

  • What most BI vendors don’t want you to know
  • Checklist of questions you must ask before you buy a BI solution

Here is the link to download the free guide: http://www.pentaho.com/cfo-ultimate-guide-to-buying-bi/

Pentaho’s COO and CFO, Doug Johnson, is leading an in-depth webinar on this topic on Thursday, September 22nd. You can register here: http://www.pentaho.com/events/20110922-CFO-buying-guide-webinar/

The agenda will cover:

  • Five areas of cost for a CFO to consider
  • How different types of BI compare
  • Customer success stories
  • Demo of Pentaho BI
  • Q&A

Where is Pentaho this September?

September 7, 2011


With students back in school and summer winding down, it’s time to improve your Business Intelligence knowledge and skills by attending a Pentaho event or training class. We have some great upcoming events, including the Agile BI Live Webinar: The True Story Behind the Buzz this Thursday. Our BI Suite Bootcamp series is taking the world by storm in September with stops in San Francisco, Italy, Turkey, London and Buenos Aires. We hope to see you at one of our events!

Webcasts
Sept 8 – Agile BI Live Webinar: The True Story Behind the Buzz – Online (English)
Sept 8 – The Open-Source Inflection Point, Are We There Yet? – Online (English)

Live Events
Sept 14 – BI Days Benelux. Visit Pentaho and Experience Pentaho BI 4 – Belgium
Sept 21 – Suite de Inteligencia de Negocios Pentaho 4.0 – Madrid

Training Classes (Listed by start date; class length varies.)
Sept 13 – Agile BI for Business Analysts – Online (Italian)
Sept 13 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – San Francisco
Sept 19 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Italy
Sept 19 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Turkey
Sept 20 – Pentaho Database Integration for Database Developers – Buenos Aires
Sept 26 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – London
Sept 27 – Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp – Buenos Aires
Sept 27 – Pentaho Database Integration for Database Developers – Washington, D.C.
Sept 27 – Pentaho Report Design Techniques – Online (English)

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Back to School Savings

August 23, 2011

It’s that time again… school is back in session. As kids head back to school in the States, its time to start thinking about heading back to school yourself. Pentaho training has a full session of classes this semester featuring a few of the most popular courses of the year. These are classes that you don’t want to skip.

Need an extra incentive to enroll? Check out these upcoming classes and receive a 25% discount!

Take the BI Suite Bootcamp and attain the latest Pentaho certification! The four day BI Suite Bootcamp class provides a hands-on overview of the Pentaho BI suite.
Original Course Fee: $2500/ now $1,875 (Save 25% with discount code:  25PERCENTOFF. Discount valid only for 9/13 San Francisco and Frankfurt, Germany class.)

Experienced Pentaho BI Suite developers can advance their technical skills and register for an Architect’s Bootcamp class. *This course has a prerequisite of the BI Suite Bootcamp.
Original Course Fee: $3995/ now $2,996 (Save $995 with discount code: 25PERCENTOFF. Discount valid only for 9/19 Frankfurt, Germany class.)

Don’t be tardy and register now. For more information, please visit www.pentaho.com/training or email training@pentaho.com.

Upcoming Training classes (listed by class type; class length varies)

Location Language Provider Date/Time Availability
Online Italian Sep 13, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Online English Oct 4, 2011   1:00 PM Register Now
Online English Nov 8, 2011   11:00 AM Register Now
Online Italian Nov 15, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Location Language Provider Date/Time Availability
Frankfurt, Germany English Sep 19, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Orlando, FL English Oct 18, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Location Language Provider Date/Time Availability
Sydney, NSW, Australia English Aug 30, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico Spanish Sep 5, 2011   8:00 AM Register Now
Santiago, Chile, Spanish Sep 5, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Nieuwegein, Utrecht, Netherlands Dutch Sep 6, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Paris, , France French Sep 12, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Manchester, United Kingdom English Sep 12, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Frankfurt, Germany English Sep 13, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
San Francisco, CA English Sep 13, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Massa, MS, Italy Italiano Sep 19, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Istanbul, Turkey English Sep 19, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Orlando, FL English Sep 20, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Barcelona, Spain Spanish Sep 26, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Buenos Aires, Argentina Spanish Sep 27, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Singapore, Singapore English Oct 3, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Milano, MI, Italy Italiano Oct 10, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Genève, Switzerland French Oct 10, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Melbourne, Australia English Oct 10, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Orlando, FL English Oct 11, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Padova, PD, Italy Italiano Oct 17, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Toronto, Canada English Oct 17, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Auckland, New Zealand English Oct 17, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Vancouver, Canada English Oct 24, 2011   12:00 AM Register Now
London, United Kingdom English Oct 24, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Johannesburg, South Africa English Oct 24, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Antwerpen, Belgium Netherlands/Belgium Oct 26, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
San Francisco, CA English Nov 1, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Sydney CBD, NSW, Australia English Nov 1, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Jakarta, Indonesia English Nov 1, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Athens, Greece English Nov 1, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Lyon, France French Nov 7, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Manila, Philippines English Nov 7, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Warsaw, Poland English Nov 7, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Wien, Austria German Nov 8, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Nieuwegein, Utrecht, Netherlands Dutch Nov 8, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Mumbai, India English Nov 14, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Belgrade, Serbia English Nov 14, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Frankfurt, Germany English Nov 15, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Orlando, FL English Nov 15, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Buenos Aires, Argentina Spanish Nov 15, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Fulda, Hessen, Germany German Nov 15, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Location Language Provider Date/Time Availability
Roma, RM, Italy Italiano Sep 5, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
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Where is Pentaho this August?

August 2, 2011

With the number of out-of-office emails increasing, we at Pentaho have some excellent events and webcast for those of us enjoying a quieter workday in the month of August. One of the largest events of the month is TDWI World in San Diego August 7-12 (Come visit us in booth #209). At the conference we will make a big announcement and will go into details on a webcast on August 11th.

If you are like the lucky guy in the photo above to work remotely, I am envisioning you are attending one of our great webcast in August from a beautiful cliff overlooking the ocean. Wherever you are working or relaxing around the world this August, hopefully you will find the time to attend one of our webcasts, live events or training classes listed below.

Make sure to check our events page for the latest and greatest happenings at Pentaho.

Webcasts
August 3 – Successfully Evaluating Pentaho BI – online
August 10 – Regístrese para la demo de Pentaho BI 4.0 y repasar el caso de éxito de Banelco – online (Spanish)
August 11 – Product announcement - TBA – Check back for info and registration details
August 31 – OEM Tech Webcast Series: Architecture of the BI Server – online

Live Events
August 8-10  – TDWI World Conference – visit Pentaho in Booth #209 – San Diego
August 10 – Apertura de Datalytics en Colombia, Pentaho Platinum Partner y presentación de Pentaho BI 4.0 – Colombia

Training classes (listed by class type; class length varies)

Agile BI for Business Analysts

Location Language Provider Date/Time Availability
Online English Pentaho Aug 30, 2011   11:00 AM Register Now

Pentaho BI Suite Bootcamp

Location Language Provider Date/Time Availability
Zurich, 8021, Switzerland English Linalis Aug 8, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Madrid, , Spain Spanish Porta BI Aug 8, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Orlando, FL English Pentaho Aug 9, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Jakarta, , Indonesia English Porta BI Aug 15, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Dubai, , United Arab Emirates English Porta BI Aug 22, 2011   9:30 AM Register Now
Sydney CBD, NSW, Australia English BizCubed Aug 30, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now

Pentaho Data Integration for Database Developers

Location Language Provider Date/Time Availability
San Francisco, CA English Pentaho Aug 16, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now
Frankfurt, , Switzerland English Linalis Aug 29, 2011   9:00 AM Register Now

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