Pentaho News: Pentaho Customer Wins JBoss Innovation Award

Pentaho Customer Wins JBoss Innovation Award; Will Present At JBoss World

Planning to attend JBoss World Las Vegas? Be sure to catch the Galileo, a Cendant Company presentation on their award winning application, built using Pentaho BI Suite Professional Edition!

Galileo, a Cendant Company has won the prestigious JBoss Innovation Award in the Portal category for, a portal-based extranet application that was designed to improve user experience, reduce transaction and reporting time, and reduce overall deployment and maintenance costs. The application provides self-service capabilities to thousands of travel agents around the world, and is supported by a MySQL database.

To read more about Galileo, a Cendant Company and their Pentaho solution, visit

For more information on JBoss World and where to catch up with the Pentaho team while they are there, visit

Hands-On Technical Workshop Available: Fast Track to Pentaho Reporting Server and Pentaho BI Platform

Pentaho Partner BPM Conseil is offering a hands-on technical workshop in France, July 10th through the 12th, 2006. Designers and developers new to Pentaho will be fast-tracked to productivity with Pentaho Report Design Wizard, Pentaho Reporting and the Pentaho BI platform.

The workshop is filling up fast, reserve your seat today by e-mailing

For details on the workshop agenda and course fees visit

This Week's Tech Tip: Dynamically Generating SQL For Pentaho Reports... And More!

Sometimes, it isn't possible to pre-define your report query. In these cases it becomes necessary to generate your query (whether it's SQL, MDX, or whatever) using a programming or scripting language (such as Javascript). This tech tip goes beyond simply demonstrating building a dynamic SQL query in a Javascript rule. Here are the highlights:

  1. Dynamic SQL generation ,
  2. iterating over a result-set in a Javascript rule to get the column title based on user input ,
  3. defining a dynamic field for the column name in a report,
  4. and defining a dynamic field for the selected region in a report.

It's time to dig in and explore the power of Pentaho solutions! Start with this meaty tech article at

ThinkEquity: Open Source BI: An Emerging Disruption To Traditional BI

The analysts are validating what we've known all along - Pentaho and Open Source BI are shaking up the traditional Business Intelligence market! According to ThinkEquity Partners LLC, there is accelerating interest [in Open Source BI] and an accelerated product development curve, owing to an open source community committed to evolving and shaping the product for mainstream use. Go Pentaho Tribe!

An interesting read, you can find the full briefing at

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Posted by Gretchen Moran 2006-06-09