The ForestRIM Story

ForestRim Technology was founded by Author and Technology Pioneer Bill Inmon.  Best known as the “Father of Data Warehousing”, Bill Inmon has become the most prolific and well-known author worldwide in the big data analysis, data warehousing, and business intelligence arena.

In addition to authoring more than 60 books and 1,000s of articles, Bill has been a monthly columnist with the Business Intelligence Network, EIM Institute, and Data Management Review.

Bill was named by Computerworld as one of the “Ten IT People Who Mattered in the Last 40 Years” of the computer profession.

Check out Bill's Books

Take a peek inside some of more than 60 books authored by Bill Inmon

Management Team

Introducing our inspiring team 

Carol Renee

Executive Director

Carol leads our organizational strategy. She is the guru of business plans, improving performance across all platforms and ensuring every member of the team is well-equipped to meet goals.

Rick Tanler

Chief Innovation Officer

Rick leads innovation. He was recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst &Young after taking the company he founded, Information Advantage, to an IPO. Rick is a leader in the Business Intelligence/data warehousing market and author of The Intranet Data Warehouse.

ForestRIM History

Driving technology since 1992

The Dawn of the Data Warehouse

Bill Inmon publishes the first book ever on the data warehouse, “Building the Data Warehouse’, which goes on to sell 500,000+ copies and is available in 7 languages.

1992

The Onset of ETL

Bill Inmon takes his company “Prism Solutions” public, offering the first ETL solution.

1996

The Revelation

Long before the rise of IoT Smartphones and Big Data, Bill realizes the need for an textual data warehouse is imminent 

Early 2000s

Inception of ForestRim Technology

Bill independently establishes Forest Rim Technology to begin the development of an ETL solution for the textual data warehouse and the idea of “Textual ETL is born.

2008

Product Development

Bill publishes 40+ books and finishes crafting the 67 algorithms capable of addressing the nuances found in language and comprehending context. 

2008-2020

The Forest Rim Team

Bill forms a leadership team.  A cloud version of Textual ETL is launched allowing a sustainable and scalable business model. Industry leaders  take notice and partnerships critical to the distribution strategy emerge.

2021

Are you interested in how we can help your organization visualize the knowledge within your data, are you considering joining our team, or just curious about Textual ETL? If you have any questions, we’d love to talk. Contact us.  info@forestrimtech.com