|By Business Wire
|November 14, 2012 10:00 AM EST
Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT
Company™ – delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies
combined – today announced that it has recognized two customers: North
Star BlueScope Steel (NSBSL), and Access Data (Broadridge Financial),
with 2012 Actuate Excellence Awards for their implementations of
ActuateOne® with BIRT, and of BIRT Performance Analytics.
North Star BlueScope Steel (NSBSL) Recognized in the “BIRT
Implementation” Category, for Streamlining Multiple Interfaces into a
Single BI Visualization Framework to Drive Operational Improvement on
NSBSL won for their implementation of ActuateOne with BIRT, to support
replacement of their multiple, disparate reporting solutions with a
single, standard BI framework. ActuateOne provided value-added
functionality that NSBSL needed to make that transition, including the
ability to retrieve data from any source, no matter how large. Another
factor in the decision to choose Actuate was the ability to leverage
NSBSL’s existing investment with IBM Maximo through seamless
integration via BIRT.
“When I saw a demo of the tools Actuate provided, I knew right away it
would help us increase the visibility of our essential operations
and help the management team run the business with improved operational
efficiency and agility,” said Miguel Alvarez, NSBSL President. “This had
become a top priority for our development staff.”
ActuateOne, with its ease of use and virtually unlimited extensibility
for collaboration, allows NSBSL to provide operational information to
all 350 employees as well as to customers, vendors and suppliers, making
visualizations and performance dashboards available to everyone from any
Access Data Recognized for OEM Implementation of ActuateOne with BIRT
Access Data, a Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR) company, and a
long-time customer of Actuate, won an award in the “BIRT OEM
Implementation” category, for the implementation of ActuateOne v11 with
BIRT embedded as part of their SalesVision® platform, an
enterprise data management and reporting solution. The features of
ActuateOne allowed Access Data to offer asset managers and financial
intermediaries the ability to personalize their own reports with exactly
the capabilities they want. Access Data’s SalesVision automates the
collection of mutual fund transactions across all distribution channels
and delivers consistent, reliable and timely information from one data
“Having partnered with Actuate for years, we quickly realized that the
enhanced visualization features of ActuateOne with BIRT would allow us
to offer our customers the interactive reporting capabilities they were
asking for,” said Mike Bryan, Development Manager, at Access Data.
Winners of the Actuate Excellence awards were honored this morning
in New York City, at ActuateOne Live! 2012 – Actuate’s annual industry
event. Join the conversation on Twitter: #A1Live.
– The BIRT Company™
Actuate founded and co-leads the BIRT
open source project, which is used by over 2 million developers
around the globe and serves as the foundation of the ActuateOne®
platform. Applications built on ActuateOne deliver more business and
consumer insights to more people than all BI companies combined -
ensuring organizations are ready for the exponential growth of Big Data
and the proliferation of touch devices.
The ActuateOne platform empowers developers to rapidly develop custom,
analytics and customer
communications applications. ActuateOne applications built with one
BIRT design can access and integrate any data, including
unstructured sources. They provide one
user experience regardless of skill level and are supported by one
platform for any cloud, hybrid, on-premise, web or touch device
Headquartered in Silicon
Valley, Actuate has over 5,000 customers globally in a diverse range
of business areas including financial
and the public
sector. Actuate is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol BIRT. For more
information, visit www.actuate.com
or engage with the BIRT community at www.birt-exchange.com.
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All other brands, names or trademarks mentioned may be trademarks of
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