Pentaho Community Meeting 2018 will take place in Bologna from November 23-25. It will be organized by Italia Pentaho User Group and by it-novum, the host of PCM17. As always, it will be a 3-days event full of presentations, networking and fun and we invite Pentaho users of every kind to participate!
For PCM18 we will meet in the beautiful city of Bologna. The guys of Italia User Group will take care of the venue and the program. With Virgilio Pierini as group representative we not only have a Pentaho enthusiast but also a native of Bologna guiding us to the beautiful corners of the hometown of Europe’s oldest university!
What is Pentaho Community Meeting?
Pentaho Community Meeting is an informal gathering for Pentaho users from around the world. We meet to discuss the latest and greatest in Pentaho products and exciting geek stuff (techie track) as well as best practices of Pentaho implementations and successful projects (business track). Read this summary of Pentaho Community Meeting 2017 to learn more.
PCM18 is open to everyone who does something with Pentaho (development, extensions, implementation) or plans to do data integration, analytics or big data with Pentaho. Several Pentaho folks – architects, designers, product managers – will share their latest developments with us.
The event is community-oriented and open-minded. There’s room for networking and exchanging ideas and experiences. Participants are free to break off into groups and work together.
Call for Papers
For sure, this is intended to be a community event - for the community and by the community. To register your proposal for the agenda, please use the contact form to send a brief description including your name and title in English until September 30th.
Register now for free!
The agenda will be updated continuously, so stay tuned for updates!
Friday, November 23 | Hackathon
We start the three-day PCM with a hackathon, snacks and drinks. After a 2-hour hackathon, a highly esteemed jury will award the most intelligent/awkward/funny hacks.
Saturday, November 24 | Conference Day
- Welcome speech | Stefan Müller and the Orga-Team
- The future of Pentaho in Hitachi Vantara | Pedro Alves, Hitachi Vantara
- What's new in PDI 9.0 | Jens Bleuel, Hitachi Vantara
- Kettle and the Neo4j graph database | Matt Casters, Neo4j
- Gabriele Thiede, CERN
- Pentaho User Group Italia
- SSBI (Self Service BI ) - Pentaho Plugin Update | Pranav Lakhani, SPEC INDIA
- Scaling Pentaho Server with Kubernetes | Diethard Steiner
- Useful Kettle plugins | Mat Casters, Neo4j
After the lunch, everybody splits up to join the business or the techie track.
Sunday, November 25 | Social Event
Brunch, sightseeing and... let´s see!
You have a question? Please check out the FAQs
We reserved for you two neighbour Hotels in the city centre of Bologna within walking distance to the Hackathon, Meeting Location and Social Event:
Via Indipendenza, 47
40121 Bologna (Italy)
Tel: +39 051 248878
Communicate the keyword “PCM18” via e-mail or phone call and you get access to our contingent and special rate for the Community Meeting.
Please keep in mind that this is a limited offer - first come, first serve!
You can not attend the event? We will gladly send you all information afterwards.
About the organizers of this year’s Pentaho Community Meeting
About Italia Pentaho User Group
Italy is among the countries with the widest open source adoption. There is a bunch of Pentaho users ranging from governmental organizations to large and small companies. PCM already took place in Italy in 2011. Italia Pentaho User Group is the central platform for Pentaho users in Italy providing a networking hub for developers and users. Contact them at @PUG_Italia
it-novum’s big data analytics department is specialized on integrating and enhancing open source business solutions, f.e. for data integration and data warehousing, reporting and analytics. We are a full service provider including consulting, proof of concepts, workshops, implementation and support.
Our expertise lies in combining technology expertise with a deep understanding of business processes in companies. We have demonstrated our competence in regards to open source in more than 750 complex and demanding projects.
Pentaho is the leading open source platform for data integration, business analytics and visualizations for thousands of organizations worldwide. Pentaho offers analytics solutions up to 90% cheaper than traditional big data and business intelligence vendors.
Pentaho supports enterprises in making the right decisions on operational and strategic levels. As the only platform both for business intelligence and big data Pentaho offers a comprehensive solution for data integration, analytics, data mining, reporting and dashboards plus a mobile app.
With Pentaho you can easily extract, transform and visualize data from big data stores via one single platform. Pentaho processes data up to 15 times faster than comparable solutions. This helps to drastically reduce the time for creating, developing and providing big data analytics solutions.
About Hitachi Vantara
Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. Hitachi Vantara combines technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers' experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Only Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. Hitachi Vantara works with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes.