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Business Intelligence Analyst - Explorer Award for Students 2018

Through a faculty-led student education, 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 Analytics. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as using lists, crosstabs, charts, prompts, calculations, drill-through definitions, queries, macros, bursting report, Active Reports, and enhancing reports using HTML.

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What it takes to earn this badge

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • 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, Focus Reports Using Filters, Charts and RAVE Visualizations, Parameters and Prompts, Calculations, Drill-Through Definitions; Enhancing Report layouts, Query models and relationships (using SQL), Advanced dynamic reports, Using effective prompts, Report distribution through Bursting, Enhance user interaction with HTML.
  • Passing the Business Intelligence Analyst academic practice test.
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