Actuate is founder and co-leader of BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools), the leading open source BI reporting project of the Eclipse Foundation.
Applications built using the open source platform Actuate provide users on both sides of the firewall, such as employees, customers, partners and the organization, with easily accessible and understandable information that can be used to yields, reduce costs, improve customer satisfaction, streamline operations, create competitive advantage and make better decisions.
Actuate has over 4,000 customers worldwide across various business areas including financial services and the public sector. Actuate, founded in 1993, has offices worldwide and is headquartered in San Mateo, California, USA. Actuate is listed on the NASDAQ under BIRT.