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Business Intelligence Analyst - Explorer Award for Professionals 2016

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to consolidate data gathered from several sources, and run queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Reports Studio. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of 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

  • Expected to be either an IBM Customer or Business Partner attending the IBM Skills Academy, or a nominated Information Technology professional working for IBM.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of  Module II - Covering Business Analytics Foundations: 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.
  • Passing the Business Intelligence Analyst academic practice test.
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