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Actuate's Utpal Bhatt to Speak at Annual Evans Developer Relations Conference on Monday, March 24th in Santa Clara

Presentation to share Actuate’s experience of building a developer community from zero to more than three million

San Mateo, Calif. – March 19, 2014Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced that Utpal Bhatt, VP Marketing, will lead a session at this year’s Evans Developer Relations Conference on March 24th, entitled, “Growing a community from 0 to over 3M BIRT developers: Lessons learned and where we go next.”

The Evans Developer Relations Conference is an annual event sponsored by Evans Data Corporation, the industry leader in working with high-tech developers and related professionals to conduct custom market research focused on all areas of software and hardware development. The Conference features presentations from developer relations experts in leading companies. The event showcases the latest survey data on developers' technology adoption, views on program features and adoption, development preferences and “wish lists” on topics such as Cloud, mobile development and embedded systems.

“Whether using open source BIRT or Actuate’s BIRT iHub™ suite of commercial products for development and deployment of data-driven, customer-facing applications – our developers have invaluable knowledge and influence that supports the community development efforts,” said Bhatt. “In this session, we’ll share what we’ve learned about working with the developer community to deliver products they are passionate about using.”

“Actuate cofounded and maintains the Eclipse Foundation BIRT project – an open source data visualization and reporting technology platform used by more than three million developers in 157 countries to embed superior functionality in their reports, dashboards and applications,” continued Bhatt. “In this session, we will share real-life lessons we learned from our efforts to better meet the needs of our developers and grow the community size and engagement.”

Register here for the Conference and to attend Bhatt’s break out session in Track 1 on March 24th from 4:45-5:30 p.m., just before the cocktail reception.

The Evans Developer Relations Conference runs March 24-25, 2014 at the Biltmore Hotel and Suites, Santa Clara, California, U.S.

About Actuate (NASDAQ:BIRT) – The BIRT Company ™

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 Communication 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 and

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