Who are Pentaho?
Pentaho, a Hitachi Group company, are providers of data integration and business intelligence software, with coverage within the USA, APAC, Europe and the UK. Their mission statement “is to help organizations across industries harness the value from all their data, including big data and Internet of Things (IoT), enabling them to find new revenue streams, operate more efficiently, deliver outstanding service and minimize risk.” Pentaho have been named as a Visionary in the Gartner MQ for BI & Analytics Platforms and their BI Suite Enterprise Edition provides comprehensive reporting, OLAP analysis, dashboards, data integration, data mining and a BI platform. They are a fast-growing organisation, and their suite is the world’s leading and most widely deployed open source BI suite. Pentaho’s products have been downloaded more than three million times, with production deployments at companies ranging from small organisations to The Global 2000.
Who are Pentaho?
What was the brief?
Pentaho required the assistance of JPS Selection to complete the hire of a Senior Sales individual for one of their European territories. They were looking for new business hunters with big data, analytics and database backgrounds with contacts in Tier 1 organisations within the territory.
What was our process?
JPS Selection utilised their extensive network of senior-level professionals for this particular placement. Shortlisting 17 donor companies, and then gathering names of aligned candidates from within the database and approaching these directly, JPS Selection were able to present a number of candidates who were a great fit for the role – one of which Pentaho hired.
What was the outcome?
The process took around five weeks to complete, and the candidate is still within the business. They have presently brought on around four million US dollars of business.
More information on Pentaho can be found here: www.pentaho.com
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