Pentaho Excellence Awards

2015 Pentaho Excellence Award Winners

The Pentaho Excellence Awards recognize the innovative, interesting and impressive ways that Pentaho users leverage the Pentaho platform to drive value for their organizations.

We would like to congratulate the 2015 Pentaho Excellence Award category winners. At PentahoWorld October 14-15 we will highlight and recognize these leaders for their achievements to drive business value for their companies, as well as unveil the Overall Award Winner!


Click the "+" symbol to learn why they were selected as a 2015 Pentaho Excellence Award Winner:

Tidal

TIDAL is making big waves in the music business as the first artist-owned streaming service. TIDAL uses Pentaho for all its big data analytics and reporting needs, including tracking each stream, compensating copyright owners based on a complex collection of contracts and agreements, and providing artists with an on-demand dashboard report of how and where their music is being consumed. The company estimates that Pentaho paid for itself in manpower and design time in only six to eight months. TIDAL uses the full Pentaho platform to its max and sees no limits to its big data analytics capabilities.

WINNER

Platform Innovator

Tidal
BlackArrow

BlackArrow helps the world’s largest service providers monetize their video across multiple viewing platforms. By embedding Pentaho with Apache Spark, BlackArrow has created a stand-out product with instant reporting and visualizations to reduce time-to-market and improve customer experience. A wide range of people use the system ranging from distributors (e.g., Comcast) to content providers (e.g., Disney) to various business roles (e.g., IT operations, ad sales, traffickers). Pentaho’s flexible platform allows BlackArrow to cater to this wide variety of users with an embedded solution that delivers a seamless, unified experience.

WINNER

Embedded Analytics

BlackArrow
FINRA

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) is a private self-regulatory organization (SRO) and the largest independent regulator for all US-based securities firms. FINRA estimates that it stores and monitors several trillion historical records in the U.S. equities, options and fixed income markets and adds 75 billion new ones every business day.  Finding the right data ‘needles’ in this growing ‘haystack’ is a huge challenge that would normally compromise productivity. FINRA overcame this by embedding Pentaho Analyzer into its analyst-facing application for interactive data exploration, running on Amazon Web Services’ highly available cloud infrastructure. Now, FINRA’s analysts create private data marts on demand, resulting in soaring productivity.

WINNER

Big Data

Finra
CERN

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world's largest and most respected centers for scientific research. CERN’s Advanced Information Services (AIS) group has embarked on an enterprise-wide deployment to embed Pentaho into internal applications, to help optimize all of the operational groups responsible for running the world’s largest particle physics laboratory. When the project goes live at year-end 2015, CERN’s community of 15,000+ users will benefit from a single, 360-degree view of all native operational data along with analytics and self-service reports.

WINNER

Enterprise

CERN
Mo'mix

Mo’mix’s products and services support the public sector’s challenge of making data consolidated, accessible, and understood, empowering better decision making now and in the future. Mo’mix Performance Center is a SaaS Solution that embeds the Pentaho platform, promoting a pre-packaged analytical solution developed exclusively for Government and Education. Benefits range from decreased staff time on reporting and analytics to helping a Municipality become more transparent to its constituents. Mo’mix estimates the cost savings to public sector organizations (and in turn to the taxpayers) are immediate. The product’s ROI is measured not only in Dollars but also on its ability to help analyze trends that impact decisions of tax dollar spend and help plan for better programs that can improve their citizens quality of life.

WINNER

ROI

MoMix

Honorable Mention: Extra Srl, Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS), Pragmatix, Spotpromo

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