OpenBI Presents at Fast Track BI Seminar

OpenBI and Pentaho present seminar on AgileBI approach.

Chicago, IL, April 27, 2011 --( OpenBI, a leading a professional services firm specializing in open source business intelligence solutions, will partner with Pentaho Corporation, a commercial open source business intelligence company, on their Fast Track BI Seminar series. The free half-day seminars focus on leveraging the Agile BI approach to build more effective, accurate and efficient business intelligence applications. The first seminar with OpenBI is scheduled for Friday, May 20th, in New York City.

This seminar series is designed to provide an interactive forum to learn how companies are approaching Business Intelligence projects. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with peers who are facing similar challenges, as well as with Pentaho and OpenBI representatives.

Kevin Haas, principal consultant, will be the lead presenter for OpenBI. Using a case study based on a recent Pentaho implementation with eShots, a leading interactive event marketing company, Kevin will provide an in-depth look at a real-life business challenge and how it was overcome through the use of Agile BI. Seminar attendees will learn how the Agile BI methodology allows business users and IT to collaborate on fast, iterative development of BI applications and will gain in-depth knowledge of the technology and services available.

The New York seminar will be held at the New York Marriott Marquis,
1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, on Friday, May 20th, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. View the full agenda and register at

Additional seminar dates and locations to be announced.

About OpenBI

OpenBI professional services and outsourcing firm provides open source business intelligence (OSBI) solutions to commercial enterprise IT executives, managers and architects. Our goal: help you bring actionable intelligence to your business strategies and operations through best practice data warehouse integration, analytics, and performance management services – all while attaining the economic and architectural benefits of commercial open source software.

Lee Haas
(312) 863-8660