SOURCE: Pentaho


June 22, 2010 08:00 ET

Scholarship America Expands Business Intelligence Use With Pentaho

Leading Education Services Organization Extends Reporting and Dashboards to More Users

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - June 22, 2010) -  Pentaho Corporation, the open source business intelligence (BI) leader, today announced that Scholarship America has deployed Pentaho BI Suite Enterprise Edition to update its operational management system and make standardized and custom reports and dashboards available to its clients.

Scholarship America, one of the nation's most fiscally responsible nonprofit organizations according to Charity Navigator, makes postsecondary education possible for all students through scholarships and educational support. Its Scholarship Management Services (SMS) division is responsible for designing, administering and managing the scholarship programs for more than 1,200 clients nationwide. SMS sought to enhance value for its clients through greater visibility into program status and operations and turned to Pentaho for a modern, flexible reporting solution.

"We wanted to leverage our already excellent customer experience by giving clients real-time access to information on scholarship programs," said Terrance Kraling, chief operating officer at Scholarship America. "Pentaho BI Suite gives us, and our users, the capabilities we need in a cost-effective, financially responsible package."

"We're thrilled that Scholarship America selected Pentaho BI Suite to deliver services to scholarship sponsors," said Richard Daley, founder and CEO of Pentaho. "Customer focused organizations like Scholarship America are discovering how Pentaho BI Suite delivers comprehensive and affordable solutions that help organizations and individuals make faster, more informed decisions." 

About Scholarship America®
Scholarship America® is a national education service organization that mobilizes support for students getting into and graduating from college. Since 1958, Scholarship America has awarded more than $2 billion in scholarship assistance to more than 1.7 million students through our three core programs: Dollars for Scholars®, Scholarship Management Services®, and Dreamkeepers Emergency Financial Assistance program. More information is available at

About Pentaho Corporation
Pentaho Corporation is the open source business intelligence leader. Thousands of global organizations deploy Pentaho software to make faster and better business decisions that positively impact their bottom lines. Pentaho provides a comprehensive BI suite that includes capabilities for data integration/ETL, modeling, data mining, analysis, predictive analysis, reporting and dashboards. The Pentaho BI suite supports the company's Agile BI initiative, which enables organizations to build BI applications more quickly, respond to business changes more easily and expedite time-to-value for up to 90% less cost than traditional BI vendors. Pentaho was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Orlando, FL, USA. For more information, visit