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Pentaho for Business Analysts

(Duration : 3 Days)

This Pentaho for Business Analysts training course provides a hands-on overview of Pentaho for Business Analytics for business analysts, consultants and those with some business intelligence experience. You will learn the key components of the Pentaho for Business Analysts suite, including: Pentaho Analyzer, Pentaho Interactive Reporting, Pentaho Dashboard Designer and Pentaho Report Designer.

By attending Pentaho for Business Analysts workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Improve productivity for the team with the skills one need to succeed with Pentaho for Business Analysts
  • Speed time-to-market and reduce project failure rates by providing the report designers and content developers with the ability to quickly create compelling reports and dashboards using the Pentaho suite
  • Provide the content creators with reporting best practices and techniques for minimizing maintenance and increasing the speed of content creation

Some basic knowledge of desktop operating systems such as Microsoft Windows or Ubuntu Linux is required. Some knowledge of database design and dimensional modelling is preferred.

This Pentaho for Business Analysts class is intended for:

  • Business Analysts
  • Solution Developers
  • Administrators
  • Business Users



Overview of the Pentaho for Business Analysts Toolset

  • About Pentaho
  • Configuring the Pentaho Exercise Environment
  • Introduction to Pentaho Tools

Creating Reports with Pentaho Interactive Reporting

  • Creating a Basic Pentaho Interactive Reporting Report
  • Create a Basic Report Using Pentaho Interactive Reporting
  • Pentaho Interactive Reporting Business Scenario

Creating a Pentaho Dashboard

  • Creating a New Dashboard
  • Create a New Pentaho Dashboard
  • Pentaho Dashboard Designer Business Scenario
  • Creating Content within a Dashboard
  • Create a Table and Chart in a Dashboard
  • Creating a Dashboard with Content Linking

Creating Reports with Pentaho Analyzer

  • Creating a Pentaho Analyzer Report
  • Create a Report Using Pentaho Analyzer
  • Pentaho Analyzer Business Scenario
  • Creating a Pentaho Interactive Visualization

Creating Reports with Pentaho Report Designer, Part 1

  • Navigating Pentaho Report Designer
  • Connecting to a Data Source and Writing a Query
  • Adding Data Elements and Creating Report Groups
  • Add Data Elements and Create Report Groups
  • Creating Totals
  • Create Group and Report T
  • Creating the Report Header and Footer
  • Formatting the Report
  • Applying Conditional Formatting
  • Publishing the Report
  • Create the Report Header and Footer, Format the Report, and Publish the Report

Creating Reports with Pentaho Report Designer, Part 2

  • Adding Report Parameters
  • Creating Hyperlinks
  • Add a Parameter and Hyperlink
  • Creating Charts and Sub-reports
  • Viewing Sample Reports
  • Using the Report Wizard

Working with Data Sources in Pentaho

  • Creating a Data Source from a CSV File
  • Creating a Report Using the CSV Data Source
  • Using Pentaho Metadata Editor
  • Metadata Concepts

Metadata Concepts

  • Report Scheduling

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