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Pentaho Community Meeting 2017

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Kupferbergterrasse Mainz

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Happy birthday! Pentaho Community Meeting PCM17 celebrates its 10th anniversary this November with a 3-days event full of workshops, presentations and networking. And it-novum has the honor to host the event together with Pentaho. PCM17 will take place in Mainz where everything started in 2008. Mainz is centrally located and just a 20 minutes train ride away from Frankfurt international airport.

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).

PCM17 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.

Please note that all presentations will be in English.

Call for Papers

The agenda is meant as a presentation stage for all Pentaho users who want to share insights, learnings and findings of their Pentaho projects. To register your proposal for the agenda, please use the contact form to send a brief description including title and short abstract in English to Jens Bleuel (deadline September 30).
Also see the FAQs “Can I present at the event?

Agenda for Pentaho Community Meeting 2017 in Mainz

Please note that all presentations at the event will be in English
Agenda is subject to change, watch out for updates on Twitter

Friday, November 10 | Hackathon

06:00 PM – open end
Location address: Lomo, Ballplatz 2, 55116 Mainz
We meet at Lomo to start the three-day PCM in a cozy wine cellar lounge with a Hackathon, networking and drinks. No problem if you arrive hungry – Lomo also serves dishes.

Saturday, November 11 | Conference Day

9:00 AM – 06:00 PM
Location address: Kupferbergterrasse, Kupferbergterrasse 17-19, 55116 Mainz
After the welcome speech by Stefan, Pedro and Jens, everybody splits up to join the business or the techie track.

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM: REGISTRATION
Reception with coffee & snacks
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM: WELCOME AND OPENING (ROOM A)
Stefan Müller (it-novum), Pedro Alves and Jens Bleuel (Pentaho)


TECHNICAL TRACK (ROOM B)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Pedro Alves | Senior Vice President Community at Pentaho
All about Pentaho 8.0
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Jens Bleuel | Sr. Product Manager Data Integration at Pentaho
What’s new in PDI 8.0?
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Matt Casters | Chief Architect, PDI Kettle Project Founder at Pentaho
What’s brewing in the Pentaho Labs?
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Wael Elrifai | Director Enterprise Solutions at Pentaho
A framework for IOT, rules for implementation at the Edge, Gateway, and Data Lake.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM: LUNCH BREAK
01:00 PM - 01:20 PM: Dan Keeley | Open Source BI Consultant at Code BI Ltd
Data Pipelines - Running PDI on AWS Lambda
01:20 PM - 01:40 PM: Hiromu Hota | Researcher at Hitachi America
Updates on webSpoon and other innovations from Hitachi R&D
01:40 PM - 02:00 PM: Kleyson Rios | Solutions Architect at Pentaho
Understanding the NewMapComponent
02:00 PM - 02:20 PM: Francesco Corti | Product Evangelist at Alfresco
Pentaho 7 Reporting for Java Developer - 2017 Edition
02:20 PM - 02:40 PM: Pedro Vale | VP Engineer at Pentaho
Machine Learning in PDI - What's new in the Marketplace?
02:40 PM - 03:00 PM: Caio Moreno de Souza | Consultant at Pentaho
Working with Automated Machine Learning (AutoML) and Pentaho
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM: COFFEE BREAK
03:30 PM - 03:50 PM: Uwe Geercken | IT Manager bei Swissport
Pentaho PDI and the rule engine. Enhanced agility - enhanced quality
03:50 PM - 04:10 PM: Nelson Sousa | Business Intelligence Consultant bei Ubiquis Consulting
10 WTF moments in PDI
04:10 PM - 04:30 PM: Technical presentation 9
04:30 PM - 04:50 PM: Technical presentation 10
04:50 PM - 05:10 PM: Technical presentation 11
05:10 PM - 05:30 PM: Technical presentation 12


BUSINESS TRACK (ROOM C)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Stefan Müller | Director BI & Big Data at it-novum
How to gain control over SAP data with Pentaho
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Wael Elrifai | Director Enterprise Solutions at Pentaho
IoT, Big Data Science and the process of research and development and innovation
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Devan Manharlal | Health Information Systems Senior Specialist bei Jhpiego
Using a BI tool to improve Management of Human Ressources for Health in Mozambique
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Pedro Alves | Senior Vice President Community at Pentaho
All about Pentaho 8.0
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM: LUNCH BREAK
01:00 PM - 01:30 PM: Jens Bleuel | Sr. Product Manager Data Integration at Pentaho
What’s new in PDI 8.0?
01:30 PM - 02:00 PM: Kamil Nešetřil | Researcher at Technical University of Liberec
Environmental data management and analysis
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM: Use Case Presentation – 4
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM: Matt Casters | Chief Architect, PDI Kettle Project Founder at Pentaho
What’s brewing in the Pentaho Labs?
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM: COFFEE BREAK
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM: Use Case Presentation 5
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM: Use Case Presentation 6
04:30 PM - 05:00 PM: Use Case Presentation 7
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM: Use Case Presentation 8


05:30 PM - 05:45 PM: CLOSING NOTE (ROOM A)
Stefan Müller (it-novum), Pedro Alves (Pentaho), Jens Bleuel (Pentaho)
Everything you always wanted to know about the Pentaho community…
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM: DINNER (ROOM A)
Buffet and drinks in the restaurant

Everyone who’s not tired after a full day of data injection is welcome to join us in a pub in Mainz (November 11 is carnival season start)!

Sunday, November 12 | Social Event

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Jump on a school bus to have a fun sightseeing tour across beautiful Mainz and Wiesbaden. Featuring: tour guide Jens Bleuel :)

How to get to Mainz

Arrival by plane: When you arrive at Frankfurt airport you can take a taxi for about 60-70 Euros to Mainz. Or you just take the local train (Regionalbahn) to Mainz Hauptbahnhof (main station). Train schedules are available at Deutsche Bahn.

Arrival by train: When arriving at Mainz main station (Hauptbahnhof) our venue and nearby hotels are a 10 minutes’ walk away. There are taxis available at the station if you don´t want to walk with your luggage.

Book your hotel stay

We have reserved a hotel contingent at Novotel Mainz, just 2 minutes by foot from our event location. Please book yourself in for 79€/night (single or double room) by sending an email to h5407-re1@accor.com and mentioning the code word „it-novum GmbH". The contingent is available until October 13. If you wish you can add breakfast for 18€/day or have breakfast in one of the small bakeries or cafés in the city center (f.e. Café Extrablatt).
Hotel address: Novotel Mainz, Augustusstrasse 6, 55131 Mainz

FAQs

Here you can find the FAQs

Curious to see how it all started?

Have a look at some fun photos from the first PCM in 2008! And try to find out who from 2008 will again join in 2017 :)

About the organizers of this year’s Pentaho Community Meeting

About Pentaho

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.

Do-it-yourself Big Data Analytics for Business Analysts

Business analysts depend on their IT department for analyzing data. Pentaho’s „Streamlined Data Refinery“ architecture enables business users to do on-demand analyzes of big data. In Pentaho, they can mix big amounts of different data, blend it with other data sources and load it in Pentaho Analyzer. Analyzes are automatically generated and published in the user’s format of choice. Business analysts benefit from a wide range of reports, dashboards and visualizations for self-service analytics.

About it-novum

it-novum’s business intelligence and big data 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.

To deliver the best and most flexible solution to our customers we use Pentaho, the leading open source platform for data integration and business analytics. Pentaho offers solutions that are up to 90% cheaper than traditional big data and business intelligence vendors.

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