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Pentaho News: pentaho Roadmap 2007 Now Available

Pentaho Community Connection


Pentaho Roadmap 2007

The Pentaho Roadmap for 2007 is HERE! The major investment themes of 2007
for Pentaho include ease of use, maintenance and administration, and
platform extensions.

Check out the roadmap at
http://community.pentaho.org/roadmap/.

Let us know what you think! Email your comments, questions or concerns to
mailto:roadmap@pentaho.org.


Satyam and Pentaho Strike Strategic Alliance

Pentaho and Satyam are pleased to announce a strategic alliance to deliver
technology and implementation expertise to address the full spectrum of
business intelligence market needs across all verticals and geographies.

With a large pool of Satyam employees providing consulting and business
development expertise around Pentaho’s Open BI Suite, this alliance
represents the largest consulting partnership in the open source BI market.

Click here
http://www.pentaho.org/news/releases/20061107_pentaho_satyam_strike_strategic_alliance.php
to read the full press release.


Case Study: Unionfidi S.C. Deploys Balanced Scorecard Application Powered by
Pentaho


Unionfidi S.C. has deployed Pentaho’s Open BI Suite to deliver a balanced
scorecard, reporting, and analysis application that provides vital
information and decision support to multiple departments. Two Heads I.T., a
Pentaho Certified Partner, led the implementation and drove the project from
initial requirements to deployment in only eight weeks.

Check out the case study with additional details on Unionfidi S.C.’s
implementation of Pentaho, available at http://www.pentaho.com/products/demos.


"OLAP for MySQL using Mondrian" Webinar Replay Available

Pentaho and MySQL provide a great combination to deliver world-class OLAP
applications on an open source foundation using Pentaho’s Mondrian OLAP
project and MySQL 5.

In this Web Seminar you will get a look at:

Pentaho’s Mondrian OLAP project, which provides high-performance,
interactive OLAP on top of MySQL
OLAP technologies including dimensional data models, query languages, and
OLAP schemas
Case Studies
Why Pentaho-MySQL is the best way to deliver OLAP and analytical solutions

Visit
http://www.mysql.com/news-and-events/on-demand-webinars/pentaho-20061024.php
to play this webinar at your convenience, on-demand!


Latest Releases

Mondrian and JFreeReport rolled out new releases early this month. Download

Mondrian 2.2.2
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/mondrian/mondrian-2.2.2.zip?download

or

JFreeReport 0.8.7-10
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=51669&package_id=45618

today.


Upcoming Training Events

Two courses being offered for the months of November and December:

Building Analytic Solutions with Pentaho

Operational Reporting using the Pentaho BI Platform

*Paris, France, Nov 27 - 29
http://www.bpm-conseil.com/Formation_Pentaho_Reporting.pdf
(French only)


Internationalization Updates

We have new Simplified Chinese additions to our translated documentation.
Click the links below to download:

*Pentaho Dashboard Building
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/pentaho/Pentaho_Dashboard_Building_zh_CN_1.2RC3.pdf?download

*Pentaho Cube Designer User Guide
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/mondrian/Pentaho_Cube_Designer_User_Guide_zh_CN_0.7.0.pdf?download


New Tech Tips

Trend Lines in Mondrian
http://www.nicholasgoodman.com/bt/blog/2006/10/31/trend-lines-in-mondrian/

Take a look at forecasting with trend lines in Mondrian.

MDX Calculations: Previous Period Growth
http://community.pentaho.org/techtip/articles/mdx_calculations_previous_period_groth.php

Learn how to implement some common MDX calculations using the
SteelWheelsSales sample cube.

MDX Calculations:Percentage Shares and Allocations
http://community.pentaho.org/techtip/articles/mdx_calculations.php

The second article in the series on common MDX calculations.

Posted by Gretchen Moran 2012-10-08