Updated Nov 2011: the meetup was a great success, 30 people were present and lots of interesting moments and presentations. The slides can be found at the end of this post. Stay tuned on this blog for the next Piwik meetup announcement!

We are happy to announce that Piwik is ranked #2 in the top of web analytics tools in Germany. A total of 13% of German websites .de that are using an analytics tool have chosen the open source alternative Piwik.

To celebrate this amazing news, we would like to invite the Piwik community to meet for our first meetup in Munich, Germany!

Location: Mannhardtstrasse 6, 80538 Munich Map & address
Date: Oct 22nd, afternoon from 2pm
Cost: Free!
Register now on the event page

We would love to see you there for an afternoon of talks, fun, meeting other Piwik community users and core team members. We also hope to discuss the roadmap and generate new ideas and suggestions to improve Piwik. Please register on the event page for a free ticket (limited to 25 seats).

More info: Piwik ranked #2 Web Analytics tool in Germany

Piwik is ranked #13 worldwide with a global marketshare of 1.5%. Piwik is the most popular open source software and the only Free software to have a significant marketshare. However in Germany Piwik has 13% marketshare in Web Analytics tools, which is an incredible achievement!!

Below is the screenshot of Web analytics Germany marketshare (Source W3techs)

Germany is leading Privacy issues awareness with open political discussions and decisions. In particular, internet businesses with servers in foreign countries are restricted in the way they collect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from German visitors. Piwik has become a building block of the Free Internet and Open data movement. We believe that user privacy should always be protected, and more websites will make use of open source technologies to keep control over this sensitive data. Work is always ongoing to make Piwik better and faster. We also hope to keep developing our active community on the forums and organise more meetups in the future.

Piwik meetup: Munich, Saturday October 22nd

Germany is the most represented country in the Piwik community, and half of the core dev team is German. So we are excited to meet community members and meet other Piwik users in Munich! We will announce the agenda (all talks will be in German language) in a few days on the event page. Food and drinks will be provided.

Click here to register quickly, limited entries (first come first served).

For any questions or feedback about the meetup, please contact us at hello@piwik.org. Thank you to Mayflower for hosting the meetup.

We hope to see you there!

Thomas, Stefan, Timo, Peter and André
Piwik team

Updated: Piwik slides can now be found below!

Piwik Roadmap 2.0 – Oct 2011, by Timo Besenreuther

Piwik Roadmap 2.0 – October 2011

Piwik Mobile Overview – Oct 2011, by Thomas Steur

Piwik Mobile Overview – October 2011

Piwik Core Team

Piwik is liberating web analytics by offering an open platform with built-in privacy. Piwik is used on more than 1 million websites worldwide and is translated in 53 languages. The Marketplace enables the community to create innovation in the world of web analytics. Roadmap - Get involved - Help & Support.

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