Microfinance Leader Provides Accurate Reporting

Case Study

Challenge: Sought a modern, comprehensive business intelligence (BI) solution to replace its internally developed application.

Solution: Desjardins chose the Pentaho platform to support global microfinance initiatives.


  • Improved service to international microfinance partners.
  • Reduced costs of financial intelligence solutions for partners.
  • Enabled partners to rapidly analyze financial statements and performance.

Développement International Desjardins (DID) supports the development of financial institutions around the world.

The Challenge: Replace Internal Application With Comprehensive BI Solution

The company had limited business intelligence capabilities, relying upon an internally developed application. This BI application was challenging and costly to maintain.

Développement International Desjardins

Pentaho provides world-class software and support, ensuring success for years to come.
– Arnaud Levesque-Poirier, IT Consultant, Développement International Desjardins

The Solution: Pentaho Data Integration and Pentaho Business Analytics

CentOS Linux; SQL Server® and MySQL databases complement Pentaho.

The Outcome: Improved Financial Intelligence, Affordable Insights for Partners

With Pentaho, DID is now able to complete timely and accurate financial reporting to government entities.

The company is also able to provide an affordable financial intelligence application to aid the development of microfinance cooperatives.

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