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Actuate to Host Global “BIRT Live!” Free Seminar Series to Deliver BIRT Information and Training to Developers, IT Managers and OEMs

Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced a series of twelve BIRT Live!” training and networking events, starting February 12th, 2014, in eight major U.S. cities and in four international cities. The free events will open with discussions of best practices and market direction to help organizations anticipate user demands and deliver stronger customer engagement and loyalty through more effective application design. An introduction and overview of the report- and dashboard-building features of BIRT will follow. Attendees can learn how BIRT iHub™ can be used to create infinitely scalable, data-driven internal or external customer applications that can be easily embedded into existing applications – especially web applications based on Java and Java EE – whether they are delivered on mobile/touch devices, on premise, or from the cloud.

In addition to seeing and experiencing BIRT’s visual drag-and-drop design environment, live demos will go one step further to demonstrate how BIRT enables real time, interactive data visualizations and analytics. The afternoon will feature hands-on, complimentary BIRT training – valued at $600 – on how to build reliable and secure web-based applications.

“Whether an organization wants to extract more value from Big Data, drive higher end-user engagement, deliver information on mobile or touch devices, or upgrade older information applications; compelling data visualizations and analytics are not only useful today, they are expected,” said David Rosenbacher, Vice President of Worldwide Sales Engineering at Actuate. “BIRT Live! attendees will learn tips and tricks that can help their internal or external customers by providing them with an effective and personalized online application experience.”

BIRT Live! Seminar Schedule

Each BIRT Live! event will take place from 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. local time. To reserve your spot, please click your preferred city below:

Cleveland, OH: Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Washington, DC: Thursday, February 13, 2014

Rochester, NY: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Charlotte, NC: Thursday, February 27, 2014

Chicago, IL: Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Toronto, ON: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Seattle, WA: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Long Beach, CA: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Pleasanton, CA: Thursday, March 13, 2014

London, England: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Sydney, Australia: Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Paris, France: Thursday, May 15, 2014

Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided. For more information or to register for the international events, please email: [email protected].

About Actuate (NASDAQ:BIRT) – The BIRT Company

Actuate provides software to more than three million BIRT developers and OEMs who build scalable, secure solutions that save time and improve brand experience by delivering personalized analytics and insights to over 200 million of their customers, partners and employees. Actuate founded and supports BIRT – the open source IDE – and develops BIRT iHub™ – the world-class deployment platform – to significantly improve productivity of developers working on customer facing applications. Actuate’s BIRT Analytics™ delivers self-service predictive analytics to enhance customer engagement using Big Data. BIRT Content Services™ empowers organizations to easily transform, process, personalize, archive and deliver high volume content. Actuate is headquartered in Silicon Valley with more than 5,000 enterprise customers in financial services, technology and government. Visit actuate.com and developer.actuate.com.

Copyright © 2014 Actuate Corporation. All rights reserved. Actuate, BIRT iHub, BIRT Analytics, BIRT Content Services, BIRT onDemand, BIRT Viewer Toolkit, 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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