Last night we held our Q2 Pentaho London usergroup at the ever excellent skillsmatter. Actually that may be the last time we go there as they are moving to a stunning new venue in the next few weeks, yay!
Anyway we had a great night, you can see the talks here:
And as discussed details about PCM London can be found here:
As well as meeting a guy from Cern there was another guy interested in PDI, Spark and R. It was a pleasure to meet all the regulars as well as quite a few new faces. The discussion continued down the pub as ever (and ahem – started in the pub too) and we then got to wait many many hours for our food at Pizza “express”. Pfft.
The next event is not scheduled yet – however we do have a plan. We won’t be doing talks, instead we’ll be doing labs. So how will this work?
Well there will be tickets available for you to bring your problem/solution to a Pentaho expert to discuss, review and resolve the issue. You’ll be expected to show your issue, and then we’ll have a tech discussion and possibly even build a solution.
At the same time, you’ll be expected to share your experience with others. So you’ll probably need to make sure there’s no personal data on display!
There’ll probably just be 2 sessions for each pillar of the stack and the sessions will run in parallel. The pillars covered will be Mondrian, PDI, Reporting and cTools. We may do a Weka session too if there is interest.
So; If people think this is a good idea, we’ll setup a ticket system which:
a) allows you to get a ticket to present to an expert
b) allows you to get a ticket to watch a particular session.
Feedback please… Would this work at PLUG?