The Olliance Group and DLA Piper will host the 3rd Annual Open Source Think Tank on September 27th and 28th at the Golden Tulip Champs-Elysees Hotel, Paris, France. As note d in this release on Market Watch, a panel discussion that brings together the three major open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendors; Actuate, Jaspersoft and Pentaho.
"The panel, titled: 'Open Source, The Future of Business Intelligence', will discuss industry trends and dynamics, the road ahead and the challenges to be faced. In a frank and open discussion, industry experts from Actuate, Jaspersoft and Pentaho will describe the benefits open source is accruing for their customers, the hurdles being bridged and the likely response of their closed source brethren.
"'Open source is now an absolutely essential element of the computing environment, but there are challenges to be addressed: business models, intellectual property rights, the impact of the Cloud and more. I am looking forward to hearing how these experts plan on tackling them,' said Mark Radcliffe, Partner, DLA Piper and Co-host of the event."