Donna Prlich

Senior Vice President of Product Marketing and Solutions

April 28, 2017
Congratulations to Cloudera on a Well Earned IPO
The long anticipated Cloudera IPO is upon us. We are excited for our longtime, trusted partner and offer congratulations to CEO Tom Reilly and the entire Cloudera team on this major accomplishment. This is both a milestone for Cloudera and a testament to the whole big data industry truly delivering...
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...
October 17, 2016
Bridging the IT & Business Divide with Pentaho 7.0
Pentaho’s strategy of BI and DI “better together” has been consistent since our early days, but this value proposition has never been stronger than it is today with the announcement of Pentaho 7.0. The world of data is too vast and fast to try to deliver analytic insights without solving...
April 1, 2016
If you know Big Data, you must meet Liger
Today Pentaho announced the industry’s first native integration with “Liger” the new open source technology holding the keys to simplify both big data and IoT analytic use cases. Pentaho has always believed that BI and DI go better together. It is a logical step that we would be the first...
April 13, 2015
Pentaho's Getting Hotter
In a just published report on BI and Analytics, Ventana Research named Pentaho a “hot” vendor. The Ventana Research Value Index is an unbiased and fact-based analytic representation of how well 15 BI vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements for software that enable and support business intelligence. Big Data meets BI...
December 15, 2014
It has been a busy year for Pentaho. A few highlights include: PentahoWorld, our inaugural worldwide users conference, two new product releases (5.1 & 5.2) and a refreshed 36-month vision for our product roadmap and the future of analytics. In the opening PentahoWorld keynote Pentaho Chairman and CEO, Quentin Gallivan,...
October 16, 2014
Last week, Pentaho unveiled a Big Data Orchestration Platform instrumental to a data-driven future– one where analytics and data are embedded into the fabric of the organization to drive real time business decisions. Fundamental to Pentaho’s strategy is the concept of governed data delivery – the ability to blend trusted...
March 27, 2014
There is a time to be adventurous and take the path less travelled as Frost points out in the often quoted, “Road Not Taken” --but not with big data. I wonder what Frost would have to say about big data, a concept difficult to comprehend in the early 1900’s. In...
February 11, 2014
One of Pentaho’s core beliefs is that you can’t prepare for tomorrow with yesterday’s tools. In June of 2013, amidst waves of emerging big data technologies, Pentaho established Pentaho Labs to drive innovation through the incubation of these new technologies. Today, one of our Labs projects hatches. At the Strata...
June 26, 2013
Change and more change. It’s been incredible watching the evolution of and innovation in the big data market. A few years ago we were helping customers understand Hadoop and the value it could bring in analyzing large volumes of unstructured data. Flash-forward to today as we attend our third Hadoop...