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San Francisco, CA, United States, 2010/12/10 - Jaspersoft, provider of the world's most widely used business intelligence (BI) software, announced the inaugural JasperWorld conference, which will take place February 7-9 at the Hyatt Hotel Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco.
The Open Source BI Conference to include keynotes by renowned BI analyst Howard Dresner, Eucalyptus and former MySQL CEO Marten Mickos and Jaspersoft CEO Brian Gentile
Speaker proposals, event registration and nominations for Jaspersoft's Business Intelligence Rock Star Awards now open
The event, themed "Building BI in the New Tech World", will showcase the power of Jaspersoft's BI solution and provide a forum where developers, IT managers, BI enthusiasts and leaders can come together to share, learn, and gain insight into next-generation BI with Jaspersoft experts, customers and partners.
Keynotes will be delivered by industry thought leaders Howard Dresner, Marten Mickos and Brian Gentile. In addition, Jaspersoft invites its customers and partners to present real case studies demonstrating the fast and substantial ROI from their open source BI projects as well as the successful techniques used to solve key business problems. Speaker proposal submissions are now open.
"Jaspersoft sees the emergence of a new IT world driven by changes in business, technology and user requirements," said Jaspersoft CEO Brian Gentile. "This new virtualized, consumerized, and cost-focused IT world will significantly affect how BI is deployed and used, and JasperWorld will give thought leaders and practitioners the chance to explore how tomorrow's BI should be built and delivered. This first-ever event also gives Jaspersoft a great opportunity to recognize the community members, customers and partners that have made our products a cornerstone of their BI success."
Jaspersoft Business Intelligence Rock Star Awards
Nominations for Jaspersoft's first annual BI Rock Star awards are now open. The awards will recognize Jaspersoft users and customers with the most innovative business intelligence deployments, both in open source and commercial use. Awards will be given for Best Embedded Deployment, Best Stand-alone Deployment, Best Cloud Deployment, Best Partner-Led Deployment and Best Overall Deployment. Rock Star Award winners will be announced at JasperWorld on February 9.
The JasperWorld 3-day conference will include:
• In-depth, executive talks covering the new data stack, global forces affecting IT, mobile and developer-focused BI;
• Hands-on technology training including insights, tools, tips and techniques covering the new capabilities of Jaspersoft;
• Topical round-table discussions and Birds-of-a-Feather forums;
• Case studies presentations by Jaspersoft technology users;
• Networking and social events.
Resources and Link for JasperWorld 2011
• Register for JasperWorld
• Submit a speaker proposal through December 23, 2010;
• Nominate a project for the Jaspersoft Rock Star Awards;
• Become a sponsor;
• Follow JasperWorld on Twitter using #JasperWorld2011
Jaspersoft (jaspersoft.com, jasperforge.org) provides the most flexible, cost effective and widely deployed Business Intelligence suite in the world, enabling better decision making through highly interactive, web-based reports, dashboards and analysis. Leveraging a commercial open source business model, Jaspersoft provides end-to-end BI capabilities at a fraction of the cost of other vendors. The BI suite includes pixel-perfect enterprise reporting, ad hoc query, dashboards, OLAP and in-memory analysis, and data integration. Jaspersoft is the only BI vendor that enables companies to adapt to the new, virtualized world by providing a complete spectrum of on-premise, multi-tenant SaaS and cloud-based deployment options for both embedded and standalone business intelligence. Unlike traditional BI vendors, Jaspersoft is built on a modern, lightweight, standards-based architecture and offers greater vendor independence thanks to its open source codebase. Unlike niche BI vendors, Jaspersoft represents a safe choice with tens of thousands of production deployments across a wide range of industries.
Jaspersoft's open source business intelligence software has more than 12 million product downloads worldwide, 160,000 production deployments and over 13,000 commercial customers in 100 countries. Its BI suite is advanced regularly by a development community of more than 180,000 registered members.
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