Actuate's Jeff Morris to be Interviewed by The Pulse Network on How Developers Use Open Source BIRT

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Actuate's Jeff Morris to be Interviewed by The Pulse Network on How Developers Use Open Source BIRT and ActuateOne, in a Webinar on June 13 th at 2:00 p.m. EDT

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Actuate Corporation (NAS: BIRT) , The BIRT Company - delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined, today announced Jeff Morris and Jason Weathersby will be interviewed by Butch Stearns on an upcoming episode of The Pulse Network, entitled "ActuateOne®and Open Source BIRT: Developing Better Analytics Apps - Even for Big Data." The suggested audience for this webinar includes BIRT developers and their technical managers as well as other application developers who may be interested in learning about open source BIRT and ActuateOne®. BIRT is the open source toolset designed to help developers design and deploy superior analytic functionality.

The interview will uncover answers to questions like:

  • What is open source BIRT and what is it used for?
  • Why should I be interested in BIRT?
  • Do BIRT and ActuateOne have a role in Big Data and how can this software reduce development time and increase functionality for teams and corporations?
  • I'm already using BIRT; why should I consider ActuateOne?
  • Why are analytics apps that are based on open source BIRT better than traditional, proprietary BI solutions?

Jeff Morris is the Vice President of Product Marketing at Actuate, the makers of the ActuateOne® BIRT-based suite of commercial products for development and deployment of custom business analytics applications for Big Data, Predictive Analytics and Customer Communication Management. Mr. Morris' career spans more than 20 years in the technology industry in Internet, open source technologies, and application development, and he is a frequent guest contributor to publications like WIRED, ZDNet, and Big Data Republic.

Jason Weathersby , a long-standing BIRT expert and evangelist, is a committer on the BIRT project at the Eclipse Foundation and a member of the BIRT Project Management Committee. Jason has co-authored three BIRT books and is a proponent of HTML5, Open Source and all things related to web-based gaming. Jason has over 20 years of experience in the software development field, ranging from real time process control to business intelligence software.

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Actuate - The BIRT Company

Actuate founded and co-leads the BIRT open source project, which is used by over 2.5 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, BIRT-based business analyticsand 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 deployment.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Actuate has over 5,000 customers globally in a diverse range of business areas including financial services,technology and the public sector. Actuate is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol BIRT. For more information, visit or engage with the BIRT community at

Copyright © 2013 Actuate Corporation. All rights reserved. Actuate, ActuateOne, The BIRT Company, BIRT onDemand, BIRT Analytics, and the Actuate logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Actuate Corporation and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain other countries. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between Actuate and any other company. All other brands, names or trademarks mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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