MicroStrategy workshop series

Free hands-on introductory workshops

Intro to Business Analytics workshop

An Introduction to Building Pervasive, Secure and Scalable Business Applications and Reports. Experience firsthand the ease and power of building analytic applications with MicroStrategy Platform features like single unified architecture, reusable metadata and real time WYSIWYG report design.

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Learn How to:

  • Create an entire Business Analytic application in less than a day
  • Design dynamic and interactive reports in just a few minutes
  • Understand the requirements of Business Analytics users and learn how to rollout BI through easy-to-use, intuitive interfaces and mobile devices
  • Deploy enterprise analytic applications, from development to production, with great ease
  • Minimize maintenance tasks by automatically propagating changes throughout the application
  • Improve user self-service within your business applications
  • Maximize your ROI by delivering more value and increased productivity
  • Use Business Analytic applications to drive strategy and operational efficiency

Who Should Attend:

Business or IT professionals who...

  • Use data to make daily business decisions
  • Are frustrated with slow, inefficient reporting
  • Want better visualizations that are easy to understand
  • Are struggling to manage growing volumes of data efficiently and with the best performance


8:30AM - 9:00AM

Pre-Class Check-In

9:00AM - 12:30PM

Morning Session: Interactive User Experience: Access, Format, Analyze and Share Information

  • Understanding the role of Business Analytics within an organization
  • Learning about enterprise-caliber BI architecture
  • Discovering scorecards, dashboards, operational reports, and alerts*
  • Sharing critical information with your colleagues immediately*
  • Analyzing data intuitively right from a mobile device
  • Creating a Business Analytic application from scratch*

12:30PM - 1:30PM

Lunch Provided

1:30PM - 5:00PM

Afternoon Session: Business Analytic Application Development: Performance, Visual Insight and Lowest Total Cost of Ownership

  • Deploying applications quickly, from development environment into production*
  • Maintaining and monitoring business applications
  • Experimenting with different data views to discover insights*
  • Uploading data and quickly uncover problems, and detect patterns and trends*
  • Sharing visual analysis to become an information publisher*
  • Providing enterprise grade foundation for the next generation of business analytic applications

*Includes coordinating hands-on exercise.