Using Pentaho Business Analytics I
Course Number: SLN4000
Audience: Technical users who create reports and dashboards using established data models, including: Report Designers, Technical Business Analysts, and Power Users
Level: Introductory – This course is intended for customers new to Pentaho Business Analytics
Delivery Method: Public classroom, instructor-led online, private on-site (please contact us for on-site pricing)
Duration: 3 Days
Public Training Cost: USD $1,950 (3 credits)
Course Placement: This course is the first course in the Content Creator learning path. It replaces course SLN5000 – Pentaho Business Analytics Bootcamp.
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Pentaho Business Analytics is a tightly coupled data integration and business analytics platform that brings together IT and business users to easily access, integrate, visualize and explore any data to positively impact business results. Pentaho Business Analytics includes data discovery, data integration and data mining capabilities. With Pentaho, business users are empowered to make information-driven decisions that positively impact their organization’s performance. And IT can rapidly deliver a secure, scalable, flexible, and easy to manage business analytics platform that users love.
Pentaho Business Analytics for Business Analysts provides a hands-on overview of Pentaho for Business Analytics for business analysts, consultants and those with some business intelligence experience. Through a mixture of interactive, instructor-led activities and self-paced exercises, students learn the key components of the Pentaho Business Analytics suite, including: Pentaho Analyzer, Pentaho Interactive Reporting, Pentaho Dashboard Designer and Pentaho Report Designer. This course helps prepare you for the Pentaho Solution Consultant Exam.
Note: SLN4000 does not cover Pentaho Data Integration. For more information on Pentaho Data Integration, see course PDI2000: Pentaho Data Integration I.
At the completion of this course, you should be able to:
Some basic knowledge of desktop operating systems such as Microsoft Windows or Ubuntu Linux is required. Some knowledge of database design and dimensional modeling is preferred.
Students attending classroom courses in the United States are provided with a PC to use during class. Students attending courses outside the US should contact the Authorized Training Provider regarding PC requirements for Pentaho courses.
In general, if your training provider requires you to bring a PC to class, it must meet the following requirements. You can also verify your system against the Compatibility Matrix: List of Supported Products topic in the Pentaho InfoCenter:
Online courses require a broadband Internet connection, the use of a modern Web browser (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox), and the ability to connect to the WebEx Training Center. For more information on WebEx Training Center requirements, see http://www.webex.com. Online courses use Pentaho’s cloud-based exercise environment. Students are provided access to a virtual machine used to complete the exercises.
For online courses, students are provided with a secured, electronic course manual. Printed manuals are not provided for online courses. When an electronic manual is provided, students are encouraged to print the exercise book before class begins, though this is not required.
Students attending this course on-site should contact their Customer Success Manager for hardware and software requirements. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information regarding on-site training requirements.
Module 1: Overview of the Pentaho Business Analytics Toolset
Lesson 1 – About Pentaho
Module 2: Creating Reports with Pentaho Interactive Reporting
Lesson 1 – Creating a Basic Pentaho Interactive Reporting Report
Module 3: Creating a Pentaho Dashboard
Lesson 1 – Creating a New Dashboard
Module 4: Creating Reports with Pentaho Analyzer
Lesson 1 – Creating a Pentaho Analyzer Report
Module 5: Creating Reports with Pentaho Report Designer, Part 1
Lesson 1 – Navigating Pentaho Report Designer
Module 6: Creating Reports with Pentaho Report Designer, Part 2
Lesson 1 – Adding Report Parameters
Module 7: Working with Data Sources in Pentaho
Lesson 1 – Creating a Data Source from a CSV File
Module 8: Generating and Scheduling Reports
Lesson 1 – Report Scheduling