Industry Experts Shaku Atre, Stephen Few and Geoff McGhee to Discuss Big Data Analysis and Visualization Augmenting Conference Workshops and Training Sessions for BIRT Developers and Business Users
San Mateo, Calif. – September 24 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ – delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined – today announced registration is open for the annual one-day Actuate conferences. Taking place in San Francisco on November 8th and New York City on November 14th, ActuateOne Live! 2012 will feature influential industry speakers – presenting the latest trends and best practices on Big Data and data visualization – along with the annual keynote speech by Actuate CEO Pete Cittadini. During the complimentary conference, attendees will learn best practices and gain insights into the future of Business Intelligence and Business Analytics – while experiencing the related benefits of ActuateOne®.
Through a wide range of business and technical sessions, attendees will learn how to use ActuateOne to deliver powerful analyses and dashboards that lead to new insights and better business decisions. The conference goal is to show how ActuateOne and BIRT can minimize the effort needed to analyze and visualize data from virtually any source – including Big Data – and make the results available on any computer or touch device at any time.
Data visualization and graphics guru Geoff McGhee explains, “In the effort to manage the volume of public and private data available today, interactive visualization of data anomalies and trends becomes even more critical. I’m pleased to present at Actuate’s event in New York my findings and recommendations on how to ease this process." McGhee is a multimedia and graphics journalist who spent years at The New York Times, ABC News and Le Monde, and is the producer of the acclaimed 2010 documentary "Journalism in the Age of Data.” He now works at the Bill Lane Center for the American West, a research institute at Stanford University.
“I follow Actuate’s progress, and am always pleased to hear how the company continues to make strides when it comes to creating actionable information through the use of their products,” said Atre, Founder and Managing Partner of the Atre Group. “At ActuateOne Live! in both NYC and San Francisco, I look forward to sharing the latest in Big Data, advanced analytics and other trends affecting the field of Business Intelligence.”
Session highlights in both locations include:
Register today for ActuateOne Live! 2012 in San Francisco or New York City. Interact with colleagues, Actuate management, BIRT experts and the larger BI community. The Twitter hash tag for the conferences is #A1LIVE.
Actuate provides software to more than 3.5 million BIRT developers and OEMs who build scalable, secure solutions that save time and improve brand experience by delivering personalized analytics and insights to over 200 million of their customers, partners and employees. Actuate founded and supports BIRT – the open source IDE – and develops BIRT iHub™ – the world-class deployment platform – to significantly improve productivity of developers working on customer facing applications. Actuate's BIRT Analytics™delivers self-service predictive analytics to enhance customer engagement using Big Data. The Actuate Customer Communications Suite™ empowers organizations to easily transform, process, personalize, archive and deliver high volume content and individualized correspondence. Actuate is headquartered in Silicon Valley with more than 5,000 enterprise customers in financial services, technology and government. Visit actuate.com and developer.actuate.com.
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