Actuate to Participate in Industry Panel at DBTA Roundtable Webinar on Accelerating Analytics for Faster Insights on September 18

Peter Hoopes, VP and GM of Actuate’s BIRT Analytics Group, to join IBM and Cirro executives at complimentary event for CIOs, senior- and mid-level business managers

SAN MATEO, Calif.--()--Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced its participation in the September 18th Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) Roundtable webcast entitled, “Accelerating Your Analytics for Faster Insights.”

Peter Hoopes, Vice President and General Manager of the BIRT Analytics Group at Actuate, will join Mark Theissen, CEO of Cirro; and Amit Patel, Program Director, Data Warehouse Solutions Marketing at IBM, in this 60-minute panel discussion. The panelists will discuss the best tools and techniques for more efficiently identifying and tapping the right data, and improving the productivity of analytical systems in any industry.

In today’s hyper-competitive economy, organizations need to be able to analyze their data and obtain business insights in real-time to gain competitive advantage – without waiting for lengthy IT projects to conclude. The panel will explore this reality and related issues. The panel will also discuss the conclusions behind recent DBTA research showing that 50% of organizations today are spending too much time finding the data they need to analyze. Panelists will present solutions that enable organizations to more efficiently find, organize and operationalize insights from relevant data sources.

Additionally, Hoopes will discuss how BIRT Analytics™ provides real-time, self-service analysis for business analysts, reducing costs of Big Data projects and enabling business unit teams to easily use advanced analytics techniques to create powerful business strategies.

About DBTA’s Roundtable Webcast

Title: “Accelerating Your Analytics for Faster Insights”

When: 11:00 a.m. PDT / 2:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, September 18, 2014

To register and for more information:

About Actuate (NASDAQ:BIRT) – The BIRT Company™

Actuate provides software to more than 3.5 million BIRT developers and OEMs who build scalable, secure solutions that save time and improve brand experience by delivering personalized analytics and insights to over 200 million of their customers, partners and employees. Actuate founded and supports BIRT – the open source IDE – and develops BIRT iHub™ – the world-class visualization and deployment platform – to significantly improve productivity of developers working on customer facing applications. Actuate’s BIRT Analytics™ delivers self-service predictive analytics to enhance customer engagement using Big Data. The Actuate Customer Communications Suite™ empowers organizations to easily transform, process, personalize, archive and deliver high volume content and individualized correspondence. Actuate is headquartered in Silicon Valley with more than 5,000 enterprise customers in financial services, technology and government. Visit and

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Actuate to Participate in Industry Panel at DBTA Roundtable Webinar on Accelerating Analytics for Faster Insights on September 18. BM and Cirro to present with Peter Hoopes, VP and GM BIRT Analytics


Actuate Corporation
Kate Lynch, +1 650-678-8658 (mobile)