Businesses become more successful when they start listening to the needs and feedback of their customers. This is also true for companies and their relationships with their employees. By investing on what customers and employees get to say, establishments forge a stronger relationship.

The offering of Actuate Software Corporation intends to bridge the gap between companies and their employees and customers. The business is registered as a software company that provides reporting, analytics and customer communications platform. Actuate directly deals with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other businesses that serve client and partners in the verticals of manufacturing, government, telecommunications, healthcare and finance industries. The platform offered by the company is incorporated to the offerings of these OEMs. Actuate Software is best known for the project launched by Eclipse Foundation in 2004. This project is the open source Eclipse BIRT business data reporting tool, which makes generation of reports possible as an embedded feature in various applications. The commercialized products of the company include the BIRT iHub development and deployment platform, BIRT Designers, BIRT Analytics and the Actuate Customer Communications Suite.

By deploying these platforms, companies are able to understand and predict customer behavior. They also get to have the insights on the purchasing patterns of these customers. Companies around the world make use of these offerings to better understand and deliver what their customers want. By so doing, they are not just promoting their services, they are also creating a loyal following.

Actuate Software is headquartered in San Mateo, California. It is listed as a component of the Wilshire 5000 Index and is traded publicly on the NASDAQ. Its common stocks are marketed under the ticker symbol BIRT. Founded in 1993, the company is now a multi-million venture that continues to generate more than $134.6 million. There are more than 570 employees working for the business.