This two-day course is designed to provide an intensive overview of the MicroStrategy platform. In this course, you will learn about the functionality MicroStrategy provides for creating projects, developing reports, and designing documents, analyses and dynamic enterprise dashboards. You will also learn about deploying reports and documents through a variety of interfaces and delivery mechanisms. In addition, you will learn about administering and maintaining projects over time. Through a combination of lecture and hands- on exercises, this course provides examples of the core capabilities of the MicroStrategy platform and how you can use it to deliver enterprise reporting and analysis to your users.

A portion of this course is dedicated to hands-on learning. Each day focuses on a different group of MicroStrategy products:

Topics:

Day 1: Project Design, Basic Reporting, Advanced Reporting, and Web Reporting

  • Business Intelligence Overview
  • Building the Foundation in MicroStrategy Architect
  • Developing Reports in MicroStrategy Desktop
  • Creating Reports and Related Objects
  • Creating OLAP Services Reports
  • Creating Advanced Reports in Desktop
  • Creating Reports in MicroStrategy Web
  • Exercises: Project Creation in Architect graphical interface, Basic and Advanced Report Creation, and Report Manipulations in Web

Day 2: Basic Documents, Dynamic Dashboards, Office and Mobile Deployment, Transaction Services, Report Distribution, and Administration- Creating Basic Report Services Documents

  • Creating Report Services Dynamic Dashboards and Visual Insight dashboards
  • Deploying Reports Using MicroStrategy Office
  • Deploying Reports on Mobile Devices
  • Transaction Services
  • Deploying Reports Using MicroStrategy Distribution Services
  • Managing the Project with MicroStrategy Intelligence Server and Other Administrative Products
  • Exercises: Dynamic Dashboards, Visual Insight, Alerting by Distribution Services, and Project Administration
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