Pentaho & Big Data Ecosystem 2014

Following the huge success of the Pentaho & Big Data Ecosystem 2013 live seminar, we are delighted to announce this year’s conference will join some world leaders in the IT industry, to introduce the new generation of Big Data & Business Intelligence solutions. This event will be held on 18th November, between 08h45 and 12h40, at Hard Rock Cafe – Lisbon.


This initiative aims to introduce some of the best open source tools and methodologies used by several Fortune 500 companies to create business value through correct data management.

  • In this session we’ll cover topics such as:
  • Introduce Pentaho Business Analytics;
  • Big Data challenges and opportunities;
  • The next generation applications for big data & analytics;
    • Distributed Databases – Hadoop/ Cloudera;
    • Analytic Databases – Vectorwise;
    • NoSQL Databases – Mongo DB.

Join the conversation: #PentahoBigDataEco

Participation Conditions

The free participation in this event is exclusive for end customers. The registration must be done using the form on the right side or by email: [email protected]. The registration is valid only after Xpand IT confirmation.

If you do not receive a confirmation within 48 hours, please contact us by phone: +351 21 896 71 50 or e-mail


08.45h Reception and Welcome Coffee
09.15h Welcome & Introduction
Ricardo Pires – Associate Partner & Business Intelligence Lead, @Xpand IT
09.30h Introduction to Pentaho’s Unique Arquitecture and Its Competitive Advantages
Ricardo Pires – Associate Partner & Business Intelligence Lead, @Xpand IT
10.00h Reducing the Big Data Gap with Pentaho Data Integration
André Simões – BI Architect & Big Data Evangelist, @Xpand IT
10.25h Practical Data Blending with Pentaho Data Integration
André Simões – BI Architect & Big Data Evangelist, @Xpand IT
10.50h Pentaho Customer Success Story: Municipal Transparency Portal
Fábio Fernandes – Local Government Secretary of State Deputy
11.15h Coffee-Break & Networking
11.45h The Big Data Landscape & TOP Adoption Uses Cases
Nuno Barreto – Associate Partner & Data & Middleware Infrastructure Lead, @Xpand IT
12.10h Cloudera: Analytics Everywhere
Romain Picard, Regional Sales Director of Southern EMEA, @Cloudera
12.30h MongoDB: The “D” of Data and the “B” of Big
Norberto Leite – Senior Solutions Architect, @MongoDB
12.50h Open Discussion, Q&A and Final Raffle

Final Raffle

Win 1 MiniDrone!*

Parrot MiniDrone Jumping Sumo

Connectivity: Generates its WiFi(r) (AC) 2.4 or 5 Ghz network.

Range: Up to 50 meters in free-field conditions

Directional stability: Inertial unit with a gyroscope and an accelerometer

Camera: Resolution: 640 x 480 px, 15 frames per second

Kit: 1 Jumping Sumo, 1 micro-USB cradle, 3 stickers, 2 rubber pads, 1 battery, 1 quick start guide.

*Valid for all participants who fill the survey handed out at the opening of the event. The raffle will be held in the end of the event.


Ana PaneiroPentaho & Big Data Ecosystem 2014

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