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...
November 21, 2016
Reflections on Our Friend and Advisor, Harry Weller 1970-2016
There are few times in your professional life when you meet someone who changes the trajectory of your work, broadens your perspective about how to solve business challenges, and provides the enthusiasm, passion and energy to help you win big. That is why we are shocked and saddened by the...
November 11, 2016
How Pentaho's Big Data Platform can be Used to Develop a Real-Time Smart Home Energy Management System
At Pentaho, we’re always on the lookout for interesting use cases of how people are using our platform to solve meaningful problems. A perfect example is a group of students at the American University of Sharjah, who designed and implemented a project based on Smart Energy Management using Pentaho. This...
November 4, 2016
CipherHealth Gets Customer Reports Back on Track with Pentaho Enterprise
We are excited to highlight one more winner of this year’s Pentaho Excellence Award , CipherHealth, who won in the Social Impact category. Overview CipherHealth provides technology solutions to healthcare organizations, primarily U.S.-based acute care hospitals. The company works with over 250 large medical centers to help them better communicate...
October 28, 2016
Sears Holdings Leverages Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) and Ctools to Streamline Enterprise Operations
In our continuing series of blogs posts about the 2016 Pentaho Excellence awards , today we examine how Sears Holdings Corporation (SHC), our winner the Enterprise Deployment category, leveraged Pentaho Data Integration to help them take control of two critical problems caused by an inability to quickly and accurately access...
October 21, 2016
IMS Uses Pentaho Big Data Analytics Platform to Give Customers Real-Time Access to Driver Behavior
Want to know how leading companies are using big data to transform their businesses? Check out one of the winners of the 2016 Pentaho Excellence Awards , Intelligent Mechatronic Systems , Inc. IMS won in the Embedded Analytics category. Overview IMS is a leader in connected car technology that enables...