Xpert BI Technical Professional Course 20th and 21st of August. - The Xpert BI Technical Professional is a course and certification available to BI Builders’ partners and customers. The course is mandatory for every consulting, professional and premier partner to ensure a good quality of project implementations and that Xpert BI is used efficiently. The course is 2 sessions, approx. 4,5 hours each. It includes an extended trial license that the participants can use on the course and for internal testing and development. Pre-requisites: Knowledge of BI and Data Warehouse development Preferable with knowledge of
BI Builders Opens New York Office - BI Builders is excited to announce its expansion into the US Market, with an office in New York. Leading the business unit is VP Business Development, Henning Hummervoll. BI Builders has had remarkable growth the past year and has been looking to expand into new markets. In this process, the management team has participated in Innovation Norway's Entrepreneurial Marketing New York Program. The objective of this program has been to evaluate the market potential for its products and services. This
BI Builders @ EnergyWorld2019 - For the 4th year, BI Builders is a partner at EnergyWorld in Stavanger. We met with many potential partners and clients. Efficiently providing easy access to data is a crucial part of a digitalization process. There is a particular interest in the access Xpert BI gives to SAP data and integrating SAP data with other data. Okea held a presentation on their journey from a exploration company to a operating company, which included the need for data availability. OKEA highlighted
The Human Factor - Many Data and Analytics Professionals attended Terje Vatle's session @GartnerDA in London today. The message was well received and very well aligned with Gartner's own keynote sessions, focusing on Humans And Machines working together to create business value. The audience took pictures of Terje's clever illustrations, and below are a few examples of the session content:
Gartner Data & Analytics Summit London 2019 - BI Builders is sponsoring the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit in London for the third consecutive year. We are looking forward to meeting new and existing clients as well as receiving valuable input from the wide variety of sessions. Terje Vatle from BI Builders will also hold a session on Monday 4th March @1:35PM. Title: The Human Factor in Analytics, Data Lake and DW Projects. Here he will discuss how the race towards AI and machine learning is increasingly becoming
BI Builders Gaselle 2018 - We are proud to share that this is the 3rd Year BI Builders is listed as Gaselle! BI Builders is growing fast, and achieved the criteria to be listed as "Gaselle" in DN ("Today's News" business newspaper). The criteria includes many factors such as revenue growth and size, maintaining positive operating profit (EBIT), not having negative growth, and more. We like to give a BIG thank you to all our employees, customers and partners for making this possible.
Meet us @ Gartner Symposium/ITExpo 2018 in Barcelona - With 6,000+ attendees, Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is Europe’s most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives. You will find us in the ITExpo at booth number 803 with the Emerging Technologies. BI Builders will also hold a session on "Releasing the Power of Your Data" at ITExpo Stage 1 on Tuesday 6th Nov 6:25 PM. You will find the session under the topic BI and Analytics
BI Builders meeting students at ICT-day, University of Stavanger - As a part of our recruitment and growth process, we participated at the “IKT Dagen” at the University of Stavanger (UiS), September 18, 2018. The event had a good attendance of students and we talked with several interesting candidates. The table football game at our stand was very popular, as usual. Do you want to join our team? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
SQL Saturday Oslo 2018 - BI Builders sponsored PASS SQL Saturday Oslo again this year. The event had many interesting sessions on a range of topics, and we also held a session about the new functionality in Xpert BI: Publish to SSAS Tabular model. The developers working with SSAS Tabular found this functionality very interesting.
Focus on Digitalization @ ONS2018 - There was a high interest in IT solutions and digital platforms at ONS2018. Data is everywhere now and companies of all sizes need efficient solutions to gather and present data. Monday and Tuesday, Roy Ruså (Head of Digitalization Initiatives) from Petoro had a short session at our Stand about the strategy and status of various digitalization initiatives in Petoro.
BI Builders on tour in Sweden - As a part of growing into the Scandinavian market, BI Builders attended the Strategy Insight Conference in Stockholm June 14th. The day in Stockholm was a definite success. We met with several potential customers and partners, and scheduled many meetings for the coming weeks. The attendees showed great interest in how Xpert BI could make their digitalisation projects and business more efficient. We are really looking forward to our next visit to Sweden.
Xpert BI now available in Azure Marketplace - Xpert BI has been certified for Azure Marketplace! This enables the combination of efficient data warehouse automation with the flexibility of the cloud. After going through a thorough process for validating our product for Azure Marketplace BI Builders and our partners are happy to finally be able to make this offering to existing and new customers. Making use of Azure offerings with Xpert BI will help our partners to deliver even more value to new and existing customers.
Meet BI Builders at Data Innovation Summit March 22nd, Stockholm - One of the speakers is the CFO of MyBank. He will give a speak called “Creating a Business Intelligence Platform for a start-up bank”. We are happy that we have been able to help MyBank with establishing this BI platform. This year’s event will focus on practical case studies on Data Driven Innovation, Data Management, implementation of Analytics and Data Science capabilities, Artificial Intelligence, IOT insight and technology. With over 60 Nordic and international speakers on five stages and plenty
Meet BI Builders at Gartner Data & Analytics 2018, London - BI Builders is a Silver Partner at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2018 in London 19-21 March. For a company to be successful with digitalization and analytics, it takes more than a single leader. Analytics require an abundance of astute leaders distributed throughout an organization working to apply just the right technology and skill sets to their business domain. We will focus on how your enterprise can bridge your digitalization gaps using the data warehouse automation tool Xpert BI.
BI Builders at Exploration and production offshore congress hub March 5-6, 2018 Rome Italy - EPOCH is a closed-door upstream event for experts in Offshore Exploration, Subsea Drilling, Field Development and Oil Production. EPOCH is a solid networking platform which brings together technical specialists, equipment manufacturers and service providers led by the key players of the market. BI Builders is one of the EPOCH exhibitors. Visit our stand to learn how we can enable your digitalization initiatives. Click here for more information about the event.
BI Builders at Energyworld March 15, 2018 - BI Builders is a partner at Energyworld 2018. Please visit our stand to find out how Xpert BI from BI Builders can help your organisation with your digital transformation. Use BI-Builders VIP-code: EW18-BIBUILDERS-E for a free entrance voucher. Note! VIP-codes can not be used by people employed in IT/telecommunications- or consultant companies, and there is a limited number of available VIP vouchers. Computerworld will in 2018 be hosting Energyworld for the seventh year in a row. The conference will be
BI Builders at BeslutsstödsDagen 2018 - BI Builders is a Partner and active participant at BeslutsstödsDagen (Decision-Support-Day) in Stockholm 25th January. The conference will be held at Münchenbryggeriet, Mälarsalen, Söder Mälarstrand 29, on the 7th floor. Click here for map location. Espen Langbråten from BI Builders will lead an Idea Blitz roundtable on the topic: To be or not to be for the data warehouse There are discussions about the future of the data warehouse in this age of Digitalization and Big Data technology. Is there a need
Finansavisen: BI Builders All In @Gartner ITExpo - The above image shows the ITExpo Reception at the Gartner Symposium. BI Builders offered Tapas and beverages to those who walked by our booth in the Emerging Technology area. Pick up todays Finansavisen (Norwegian Financial Times) to read about BI Builders in their coverage of the Gartner Symposium/ITExpo in Barcelona last week. The article describes that two Norwegian software companies, BI Builders and Corporater, both from Stavanger delivering software and services in the BI and Analytics area, are represented as
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Barcelona 2017 - BI Builders is an Emerging Technologies Exhibitor at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017 in Barcelona 5-9 November. Come see us at stand ET19, to the left of stage 2. For a company to be successful with analytics, it takes more than a single leader. Analytics require an abundance of astute leaders distributed throughout an organization working to apply just the right technology and skill sets to their business domain. We will focus on how your enterprise can accelerate your analytics and
PASS Summit Seattle 2017 - As a ‘First Timer’ at PASS Summit in Seattle 2017, both as attendees and Sponsor, we are very happy with the event. There were many good and inspiring sessions covering several different tools and technologies in the Microsoft platform. We found there were a lot of interest in Xpert BI, being an automation tool for ETL processes, which a lot of companies have struggles with maintaining. We met ETL and BI Developers, DBAs and other database professionals who had never
SQL Saturday Oslo - This was BI Builders' first time as a sponsor for SQL Saturday in Oslo. SQL Saturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. The event turnout was impressive and the sessions had a good variety and content. SQL Saturday is clearly an event where we as Microsoft BI Professionals can meet our equals and learn and discuss detailed technical solutions. Even though the exhibitor area was in a separate room, the
Congratulations to Håkon Neset - Congratulations to Håkon Neset from NAF with the Grand Prize in our PlayStation VR Luge competition at the Make Data Smart Again conference. His time was 1:50:01 which showed impossible to beat. We are glad that NAF showed us both how to drive fast and safe even in a VR environment. The grand prize was a gift certificate to an electronic store, and we threw in a pair of Google cardboard VR glasses too. Hope we get to see you racing
Lunch seminar @Microsoft Oslo - There was a good attendance at today's lunch seminar showing Xpert BI and Power BI at Microsoft Lysaker location. The attendees ranged from technical to C-Level and the presentations and demonstrations covered both strategical and technical aspects of the theme "Releasing the power of your data" Enda Flynn and Espen Dahl from Microsoft together with Kristian Hjelseth and Espen Langbråten from BI Builders explained the various considerations and possibilities with implementing analytic platforms in today's wide variety of choices of
Great response to our Data Warehouse message @Gartner Summit London - Being a Silver partner, we were excited to see what this year’s sold out Gartner Analytics summit would bring. It all started with a solution provider and analyst networking reception Sunday evening, followed by 3 days of talking with hundreds of attendees curious to hear about Xpert BI. The event had both many customers and partners, and BI Builders was a proud Silver partner. Above, Jarle and Espen by the entrance to the Solution Showcase Monday and Tuesday evening
Big attendance @ BigDataWorld – ExCeL London - Being a part of a combined technology event with over 5000 visitors, two days at BigDataWorld has given us a high exposure. We have talked to a lot of people, both potential customers and partners visiting the BI Builders stand. With all the focus being on BigData analytics, Espen held a session on how to prepare for the growing analytic needs. Next up is Gartner Analytics Summit London, starting on Monday 20 March.
BI Builders at Big Data World 2017 in London 15-16 March - BI Builders is a Kilo Partner at Big Data World 2017 at ExCeL in London 15-16 March. Getting ready for the big digitalisation projects you need to be well prepared. You can not only have an end goal, you need to plan how to get there as well. Preparing your co-workers and team is only a part of it, you need to be able to prepare your data so you are ready to meet your organizational needs. And you need
Meet BI Builders at Gartner Data & Analytics, London - BI Builders is a Silver Partner at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2017 in London 20-22 March. For a company to be successful with analytics, it takes more than a single leader. Analytics require an abundance of astute leaders distributed throughout an organization working to apply just the right technology and skill sets to their business domain. We will focus on how your enterprise can accelerate your analytics and digitalisation initiatives using the data warehouse automation tool Xpert BI.
BI Builders at EnergyWorld March 23, 2017 - BI Builders is a partner at Energyworld 2017. Please visit our stand at stand number 18 to find out how Xpert BI from BI Builders can help your organisation with your digital transformation. Use BI-Builders VIP-code: EW17-BIB-E for a free entrance voucher. Note! VIP-codes can not be used by people employed in IT/telecommunications- or consultant companies, and there is a limited number of available VIP vouchers. Computerworld will in 2017 be hosting EnergyWorld for the sixth year in a row. The
We are hiring - We are recruiting in Oslo and Stavanger. See the PDF links below for further details. Stavanger position. Oslo position.
BI Builders at BeslutsstödsDagen 26th January 2017 - BI Builders is a Partner and active participant at BeslutsstödsDagen (Decision-Support-Day) in Stockholm, Sweden 26th of January. The conference will be held at Münchenbryggeriet, Torkel Knutssonsgatan 2. Click here for map location BI Builders will be represented in the Stand area where you can get more information and demonstration of our product Xpert BI. In order to address the current market challenges and objectives, BeslutsstödsDagen are bringing leading organizations from Sweden and Europe to present practical business case studies on how to turn data
Meet us at Forum4IT 2nd February 2017 - Forum4IT - Business support systems - is a conference where attendees can meet system vendors, view system demos and attend interesting sessions and lectures. The conference will focus on various types of business systems (ERP, HR, BI, CRM) which each have different session tracks where vendors hold informative presentations. The conference is in Oslo on the 2nd February 2017, and BI Builders will do a session on the value of Xpert BI and will also have a vendor stand in the exhibition area
Exciting day at ICT-day @UiS - As a part of our recruitment and growth process, we participated at the "IKT Dagen" at the University of Stavanger (UiS), Tuesday 08th Nov 2016. The event had a good attendance of students and we talked with several interesting candidates. There were a lot of exiting activities with different "Kahoot" competitions, and the table football game at our stand was very popular, as usual. We also made good connections with other exhibitors and found this event very interesting for networking. If
3 pages in Finansavisen Oct 24th 2016 - Finansavisen (the Norwegian Financial Times) writes about how Xpert BI enables new insight in data for sales analysis, how it provides a different approach to data warehouse implementations, and gives an update of how BI Builders is growing and expanding into the European market. Click here for the full article
Takeaways from Gartner Summit - Takeaways from Gartner BI & Analytics Summit 2016 A few years ago BI Builders had ambitions to both have a product that is ready for the international market and have the economy and resource opportunity be a participant and sponsor at a Gartner Group Summit, we reached this goal this year. We were excited about learning and participating on the Gartner presentations of market trends and developments, about meeting Gartner Analysts 1-to-1, and about meeting customers and partners. The conference
Bringing Xpert BI to the European market! - BI Builders is expanding and this year we are a Silver Partner on the Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2016 in Munich 10-11 October. As a vendor and solution provider of Data Warehouse Automation at the Summit, we will focus on how to efficiently and effectively implement and maintain data warehouse solutions over time. Also, the importance of spending your resources and efforts at the value-adding activities during implementation, and leaving the "routine" jobs to machines for automation. One of our customers, Brynild
BI Builders at Dataforeningen MeetUp Sept 8 - BI Builders will be demonstrating the data warehouse automation tool Xpert BI at the Dataforeningen MeetUp September 8th. We look forward to meet our customers, competitors and peers at this technical session. The purpose of this DND Meetup is to demonstrate and evaluate similarities and differences between 3 Data Warehouse Automation Tools. All three vendors will prepare a short ppt to present technical insights and hopefully differentiators. All three vendors are given the same simplified database which is a small
BI Builders makes the front page in IngeniørNytt - Norway’s largest polytechnical newspaper has published an article about BI Builders called “Efficiency, the new growth industry”. The article describes the use of Xpert BI and the cost savings and added quality Xpert BI will give a data warehouse solution. It gives a short explanation to the use of Xpert BI at Det Norske oljeselskap ASA and states that BI Builders is looking to triple their annual revenue in 2016. For a pdf including the front page and the article
BI Builders at ONS 2016 - As a part of Avito Energy, BI Builders will be represented at the ONS IT Pavilion. You will find us at “Hall 6” stand 6980. Please visit our stand and find out how we provide experience, knowledge and methodology that add execution strength and measurable value to our Clients. For more than 40 years ONS has been gathering the international oil and gas industry to network, debate, do business and plan for the future. Last time more than 90 000
Xpert BI User Forum - The first Xpert BI user forum was conducted today. The user forum started with breakfast and mingling, and then we moved on to describing and discussing features which will be included in the upcoming release. The most important part of the user forum was the features suggestion session. The attending users gave us great feedback and several new features have been added to our product backlog. Some of these features will be prioritised into our next release. A big thank
BI Builders at EnergyWorld 2016 - BI Builders is a partner at Energyworld 2016. Please visit our stand at stand number 32 to find out how Xpert BI from BI Builders can be the means to provide your organisation with the right information at the right time for making fact-based decisions. Send us an e-mail on email@example.com for a free entrance voucher code. EnergyWorld's main focus this year will be on how IT can be the driving force that can help create more efficient processes and an increased production
We are hiring - We are recruiting in Oslo and Stavanger. See the PDF links below for further details. Stavanger position. Oslo position.
Fact based decisions using Business Intelligence - Regnskap Norge has published an article describing how the software Xpert BI by BI Builders can facilitate data for fact based decisions. For the full article (in Norwegian): Regnskap Norge - Faktabaserte beslutninger med Business Intelligence The article was published on https://www.regnskapnorge.no/
BI Builders – Gaselle 2015 - There were many exiting speeches at yesterday’s Gaselle 2015 announcement in Stavanger. It was very inspiring to see other local, successful and growing companies receive recognition for their achievements. The speech from Øystein Dørum (DNB) focused on facts and trends in the Norwegian economy with predictions for the future. He emphasized that despite the current economic downswing, especially in the Stavanger region, this also opens up opportunities for new companies, new initiatives and possibilities. Siri Kalvik presented some astonishing
BI Builders at Beslutningsstøttedagen 23rd Sept 2015 - BI Builders is a Partner and active participant at Beslutningsstøttedagen (Decision-Support-Day) in Oslo 23rd September. The conference will be held at Hotel Continental, Stortingsgaten 24/26. Click here for map location Anja Loug Helland from BI Builders will participate as a Moderator on discussion boards and in the discussion panel on the main track. BI Builders will also be represented in the Stand area where you can get more information and demonstration of our product Xpert BI. Click here for more speaker info
Bodø kommune chooses Peanuts and BI Builders - The project entails an enterprise BI solution with data warehouse and Sharepoint. For the full article (in Norwegian) visit : Peanuts.no
Magical things happened - Finansavisen (the Norwegian Financial Times) published another article about BI Builders today. The article describes the challenge of selling software that automates manual processes, and also features Jon Oluf Brodersen, CIO Nokas, who says that "Within one week, magical things happened" when BI Builders - using Xpert BI - extracted all their SAP data into an understandable data model. For the full article (in Norwegian): Finansavisen - Business Intelligence
Successful GOBI conference - As a gold partner at this year’s GOBI conference, we had a lot of activity on our stand and many of the BI professionals who attended the conference were interested in learning more about Xpert BI. Jon Oluf Brodersen, CIO Nokas, was on the main stage explaining how Nokas utilized Xpert BI in their acquisition of G4S Norge. This was a very interesting session. We arranged a ‘Data Import Challenge – create an idealized model in under 5 minutes with
GOBI 2015 key note: Nokas and BI Builders - BI Builders presents Jon Oluf Brodersen, CIO of Nokas at Gurus of BI 2015. Theme of the presentation: Nokas is a company continouously performing mergers and acquisitions. Brodersen will share how Nokas quickly get synergies, and also support requirements for audit and accounting rules through getting quick and easy access to data from new businesses. Furthermore, he will talk about Nokas’ data warehouse, BI plans and strategy. Please visit our stand at GOBI 2015 @ Oslo Spektrum 15th June. Tickets
ICT day at UIS - BI Builders is entering an exciting period and is now searching for new talented employees, both experienced and new graduates. As a part of the recruitment process, we participated at the"IKT Dagen" at the University of Stavanger, Tuesday 21 April. The event had a good attendance of students and we talked with several exciting candidates. The atmosphere was great and the table football game at our stand was very popular. If you were not on ICT day, but are interested
Stavanger Kommune sees results - Using Xpert BI, Stavanger Kommune made available data within Health Care. Stavanger Kommune (municipality) now has control of resource needs in "hverdagsrehabiliteringstjenester". Xpert BI distribute data to enable flexible and detailed reports and analysis. Stavanger municipality can now plan resource use and analyze trend development and correlation of various services offered in the health and social welfare. The Xpert BI solution also includes Absence and Financial Reporting. The clip below is from the local newspaper Stavanger Aftenblad. ---- Ved
BI Builders in Teknisk Ukeblad - Norways leading engineering journal has published an article called "Xpert BI - Norwegian technology will revolutionize Business Intelligence". The article describes the use of Xpert BI and the cost savings and added quality Xpert BI will give a data warehouse solution. Stein Arve Finnestad, Head of Big Data and Business Analytics at Capgemini has been quoted saying that they consider Xpert BI to be a very interesting software. For the full article visit: Norsk teknologi vil revolusjonere business intelligence
Partnership with DatabaseForum - We would like to wish our latest partner, DatabaseForum, welcome on board! DatabaseForum has several certified Xpert BI technical professionals and a team with strong database competency. They are already implementing BI solutions with Xpert BI, and are exploring new areas in which Xpert BI can be used to create great value for their customers.
BI Builders in Finansavisen - Finansavisen (the Norwegian Financial Times) writes about BI Builders in an article called: Norwegian software revolution Full article (in Norwegian): Bi-Builders - Finansavisen
Partnership with Steria - We are happy to announce our partnership with Steria. Steria is increasing its focus on Business Intelligence and the partnership with BI Builders will enable them to deliver even higher value to new and existing customers. Xpert BI by BI Builders is a powerful tool that our partners will use to effectively deliver high quality BI solutions to the market.
Partnership with Webstep - We are happy to announce our partnership with Webstep. Webstep has experience from several large Business Intelligence projects, and have further strengthened their commitment to delivering great solutions to their customers by establishing "Webstep Innsikt". Xpert BI by BI Builders is a powerful tool that our partners will use to effectively deliver high quality BI solutions to the market.
BI Builders achieves a Microsoft Silver Data Platform competency - To earn a Microsoft silver competency BI Builders' XpertBI application has gone through a certification process and is now Silver SQL Server 2012 Platform Ready. The Microsoft Platform Ready Test inspects the applications to uncover common application vulnerabilities and compatibility issues. Also, to ensure the highest quality of services, Microsoft requires customer references for successful implementation and customer satisfaction. Several projects from our largest customers were used as reference cases. "By achieving a silver competency, organizations have proven their expertise
New module available: Xpert BI Collection - We are happy to announce our new Xpert BI module; Collection. Xpert BI Collection enables data collection from flat files (csv, text etc), XML files, Web services, and more. This module will enable you to include 'non-database' data in your data warehouse solution, and to store it in the same structure as the rest of your company's data. This means that you are now able to do reporting and analysis on these data in the same way as with data