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De Bortoli Wines Invests in Blending Data, as well as Grapes

About De Bortoli Wines

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Westfield uses Pentaho to improve customer experience

 

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3 Challenges to Unleashing Your Data Preparation Potential

There is a growing trend wherein business analysts have more control than ever to prepare and analyze a variety of valuable data, often circumventing IT processes and policies.  What are IT leaders to do?  Can they liberate data to be used by analysts, yet provide checks and balances when needed?

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3 Steps to Easy Data Preparation

Data preparation is the foundation of any analytics project, but it has become more complex than ever as organizations struggle to handle new, messy data types and growing data volumes. Teams that want to build competitive advantage through analytic insight must master modern data preparation, quickly consolidating information from across an organization, regardless of data type. Pentaho ...

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Data Preparation with Limited IT Resources

I speak to a lot of customers that are all facing the same issue – they have a limited IT staff, they have a shrinking budget, they are using legacy tools to manage their growing data needs and they just don’t have enough time to accomplish it all.

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Top 5 Ways Your IT Team can Enable Analysts to Work on Data Preparation – On YOUR terms

April 27th, 2017 – by Zachary Zeus

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Family Owned Analytics

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Retail Zoo Case Study - Making Better Decisions Each Day

“Our services partnership with BizCubed and software from Pentaho has helped us give our franchisees the ability to ask more questions about their own businesses, and has provided them with tools to make real time and better retail business decisions for their stores.”  Andrew Wilson, CFO

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SFTP Algorithm Negotiation Fail with JSch and Pentaho Spoon/Kettle

Pentaho offers a step that handles the process of connecting to an SFTP server and putting and getting files, and (as always) orchestrating the steps leading up to and after the file transfer.  The step relies on the Java implementation of the SSH2 connectors done by the good folk at JCRAFT ( http://www.jcraft.com/jsch/ ) and uses the underlying Java policy files.  However, due to US export ...

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Changing the Spoon shortcut keys

As a programmer (and the lonely Windows hold-out at Bizcubed), I have a strong habit of hitting ctrl+s to save whatever I am working on, early and often.  As a wobbly typist, I also have a tendency to sometimes clip the wrong key.  So what's next to the 'S'?   The 'D' key.  And what does ctrl+d do in Spoon in versions 5 and 6?  Close the repository immediately without saving your work and ...

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