November 2008

November 19, 2008: Open Source Business Intelligence with Pentaho

An introduction to Business Intelligence with Pentaho's Open Source, Java based, BI Tools

This talk will include a high level intro into what business intelligence is, along with details on various open source Java based BI projects from Pentaho including Reporting, OLAP, ETL, and Data Mining. Will Gorman will demonstrate building a Data Warehouse to show how all the tools can be used together.

About the Speaker

Will Gorman works for Pentaho, a venture backed open source business intelligence company based in Orlando, Florida.

About Pentaho

Pentaho is the commercial open source alternative for business intelligence (BI). Pentaho Open BI Suite provides comprehensive reporting, OLAP analysis, dashboards, data integration, data mining and a BI platform that have made it the world's leading and most widely deployed open source BI suite. Pentaho's commercial open source business model eliminates software license fees, providing support, services, and product enhancements via an annual subscription. In the years since Pentaho's inception as the pioneer in commercial open source BI, Pentaho's products have been downloaded more than three million times, with production deployments at companies ranging from small organizations to The Global 2000.

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The event will be hosted by FCCI Insurance Group. FCCI located at 6300 University Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34240, which is just east of exit 213 off I75.
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Food and refreshments will be provided by Pentaho

Meeting Schedule

6-7PM: Food and Networking
7PM - 9PM: Presentation