Bizcubed Blog

The Road to Reliable Predictive Analytics and the Top 10 Requirements That Bridge IT and the Business

In her latest contribution to Computer Business Review, Pentaho CMO Rosanne Saccone reflects on the book, “Do Lunch or Be Lunch,” by Harvard Business School faculty member Howard H. Stevenson. As she points out, while Stevenson’s book itself may be a bit dated, the ability to make accurate predictions continues to separate the world’s most profitable and successful organizations from the ...

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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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CTools Tips and Tricks

The CTools are a set of community-driven tools which are installed as a stack on top of the Pentaho BA server. They extend the Pentaho platform capabilities by providing a framework for more flexible development. This blog covers few tips and trick for developing CCC (Community Charting Components) and using the CGG (Community Graphics Generator).

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Setting up a Pentaho server as a Windows service

1. Download the 64-bit version of Apache Tomcat that matches the Apache Tomcat version that was bundled with the PDI Server

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PCM 16

9th annual PCM in Europe.

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Pentaho acquired by HDS

Pentaho acquired by HDS - what it means for Australia and New Zealand

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Pentaho World 2014 - BizCubed wins APAC partner of the year award

BizCubed is excited to announce it has won the Pentaho Partner of the Year for APAC at Pentaho World 2014.  We were really excited to be part of the first Pentaho World conference.  This was the first time customers, partners, and users got together with Pentaho. The conference was in Orlando and there was a real buzz that comes when a smart technology company is shifting from being a niche ...

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