Workshops on Wednesday, April 19

How to Build Mobile Productivity Apps for iPad

Time: 11:30am-12:30pm

During this workshop, you’ll build a mobile workflow app for the iPad. Along the way, attendees will discover how to use out-of-the-box mapping capabilities, perform geospatial analysis, incorporate features that are optimized specifically for the iPad, and configure and create transactional inputs. In addition to your laptop, please bring your iPad to this session, as there will be a limited number of iPads available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Data Discovery for Beginners

Time: 11:30am-12:30pm

If you’re just getting started with MicroStrategy, join us for this session where you’ll learn to connect, prepare and enrich your company’s data with MicroStrategy Desktop. You’ll also get to design and edit a dashboard using multiple data visualizations.

How to Build Reports with Ragged Hierarchies

Time: 2:15pm-3:15pm

Access MDX data and build a data mashup. Construct a hierarchical report with many different levels, design other types of visualizations using MDX data and learn about different formatting and filtering options to help you drill down and visualize information.

How to Wrangle and Profile Data

Time: 2:15pm-3:15pm

Take a deep dive into advanced data discovery functionality with this workshop that focuses on data preparation and data blending. You’ll also get a quick look at how MicroStrategy integrates with Narrative Science, a natural language generation (NLG) platform to convert visualizations into more readable text-based narratives.

How to Build a Custom Visualization Plugin Using the Visualization Builder

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm

If you have the IT skills and want to learn how to create your own custom visualization, join us at this session. You’ll learn how to tap into open source libraries and design your own plugin – vastly expanding your options for visualizing data.

How to Visualize Geospatial Data on Native and Custom Maps

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm

If you’re new to geospatial mapping with MicroStrategy, this workshop is for you. It will cover the use of maps in both data discovery dashboards and pixel-perfect documents.

How to Design Mobile Analytics Apps for iPhone

Time: 4:45pm-5:45pm

Presented by Claraview, a Division of Teradata, this workshop will walk you through a series of guided steps to transform a web analytics report into an executive-facing dashboard. In less than 50 minutes you’ll walk away with the basics of building a mobile app for the iPhone. In addition to your laptop, please bring your iPhone to this session.

How to Build Dashboards with Custom Visualizations

Time: 4:45pm-5:45pm

Take a deep dive into advanced data discovery functionality. We’ll focus on how to include open source and third-party charts and visualizations in your analyses. You’ll also get a quick look at how MicroStrategy integrates with Automated Insights, a natural language generation (NLG) platform to convert visualizations into more readable text-based narratives.

Workshops on Thursday, April 20

How to Incorporate Advanced Analytics and R into Your Dashboards

Time: 11:30am-12:30pm

Take a deep dive into advanced data discovery functionality and learn how to use the MicroStrategy R Integration Pack. We’ll focus on leveraging native analytics functions, data mining capabilities, and R models.

How to Deploy Enterprise Analytics and Mobility on AWS

Time: 11:30am-12:30pm

Learn all about how you can deliver secure analytics to teams of any size without the hardware cost and setup time associated with traditional on-premise deployments. You’ll spin up and manage your own MicroStrategy cloud instance on AWS and publish a dashboard created with MicroStrategy Desktop to the cloud.

How to Build Analytics Applications with Salesforce.com Data

Time: 2:15pm-3:15pm

Discover the value of putting MicroStrategy on top of your Salesforce system. Access Salesforce.com data using native MicroStrategy connectors and combine it with other data sources for a 360-degree view of your customers. See how easy it is to embed MicroStrategy in your Salesforce.com portal.

How to Build and Visualize Machine Learning Predictions with Microsoft Azure and MicroStrategy

Time: 2:15pm-3:15pm

Get up-to-speed on the benefits of machine learning with Microsoft Azure. In this session, you’ll learn how to use publicly available data to make predictions and quickly create useful dashboards. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have built your first model with Azure Machine Learning, and be able to visualize predictions using MicroStrategy Desktop.

How to Build a Dashboard for Personal Finances

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm

If you work in the personal finance field, stop by to discover how to make the most of MicroStrategy dashboards and take your company data to the next level.

In-memory Big Data Analytics with MicroStrategy

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm

Alongside our partner InfoCepts, we’re covering how to make the most of in-memory big data analytics using MicroStrategy on Alluxio and HIVE. By the end of the workshop, you’ll learn how to handle high volumes of transaction-level data while maintaining performance.

How to Design Mobile Apps for Android

Time: 4:45pm-5:45pm

Discover how to build an Android app in under an hour in this workshop hosted by Claraview, a division of Teradata. Participants will learn key design and user experience considerations for using MicroStrategy Mobile on Android smartphones, and transform a web analytics report into an executive-facing dashboard. In addition to your laptop, please bring an Android device to this workshop.

How to Build Dashboards with Custom Visualizations

Time: 4:45pm-5:45pm

Take a deep dive into advanced data discovery functionality. We’ll focus on how to include open source and third-party charts and visualizations in your analyses. You’ll also get a quick look at how MicroStrategy integrates with Automated Insights, a natural language generation (NLG) platform to convert visualizations into more readable text-based narratives.