PeopleNet provides fleet mobility technology to nearly 3,000 North American truckload, LTL, private, and energy services fleets, enabling greater levels of safety, compliance, cost reduction, and customer service for hundreds of thousands of vehicles and drivers.

PeopleNet’s Central Intelligence platform, based on Birst’s cloud-based business intelligence offering, leverages visualizations, data access, and data insights to provide compelling analytics and decision-making management for over 40,000 external users.

In an upcoming presentation at this month’s Birst FORWARD conference, Using Birst Web APIs to Deploy and Scale Analytics to 40,000 Users, Michele Engeseth, Software Engineer – Business Intelligence at PeopleNet will discuss how PeopleNet leveraged Birst APIs to automate all facets of its Birst configuration and data loading, including:

  • Data Management: All data loading, schedules, backfills, daily loads, step-by-step logging, automated data load validation, and data recovery methods.
  • User/Security Management: Automated/Unified user processes including profiles, group and module provisioning, multi-tenant row level security, and general user provisioning across dynamic space sets.
  • Deployment: Deployments of all features and components that are fully managed, logged, and automated.

Birst Forward 2017 PeopleNet

Michele’s presentation will provide an overview of the architecture, design, implementation, and lessons learned in automating a system for managing thousands of clients, tens of thousands of users, and large data volumes every day.

PeopleNet’s presentation at Birst FORWARD 2017 will be on Tuesday, April 25 at 2 p.m.