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Business Intelligence Analyst - Author Award for Educators 2016

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to consolidate data gathered from several sources, and run queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Reports Studio. The course will teach students topics such as crosstabs, filters, charts, queries, models, dynamic & web reports, bursting, structured and unstructured data, in order to author reports.

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What it takes to earn this badge

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of  Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Business Intelligence Overview; Reports and Metadata models.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Intelligence Analyst: Covering Introduction of Reporting Application; List Reports and Crosstab Reports; Advanced data filter; Data graphics (charts, numerals, visualization); Parameters and prompts; Query models and relationships (using SQL); Advanced dynamic reports; Data sorting using effective prompts; Report distribution through Bursting; Data user interaction with HTML; Structured and unstructured data.
  • Publishing the university course in the university collaboration space.
  • Submitting curriculum for the Faculty Rewards proposal.
  • Obtaining the Faculty Rewards International Curriculum review board's approval.
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