Self-service business intelligence (BI) training

Key Points

  • Self-service BI empowers individuals to build and publish a BI solution
  • Many self-service BI tools have very low start up costs
  • Most BI tools require the same core skills and design patterns
  • CMBI provides training and mentoring on self-service BI technology and tools

Self-service business intelligence (BI) technology empowers individual analysts and business units to develop and publish insights to stakeholders without additional internal IT infrastructure. This greatly reduces the time and costs of the solutions and makes the business more responsive to change. CMBI provides advice about technology options and technical training and mentoring for the most popular self-sevice BI tools.

About CMBI

What is Self-service BI?

Self-service BI tools often have much the same functional capabilities as regular corporate BI tools - data integration, modelling, slice and dice, dashboards, analytics, and data mining - but with an emphasis on the usability of the tool, low initial startup costs, and a development and publishing model that does not require additional IT infrastruture.

What skills are required for self-service BI?

CMBI helps managers and analysts develop the skills they need to use self-service BI tools. These include

  • Automating data integration from different sources
  • Data modelling
  • Creating scenario comparison models and forecasting models
  • Designing and implementing metrics and KPIs
  • Dashboard and report design and layout
  • Preparing data sets for data mining and predictive analytics

One day introduction to self-service BI

CMBI offers a 1 day introduction to self service BI as well as ongoing mentoring and training to individuals, business units, and companies who want to further develop their self-service BI capability.

About CMBI

CMBI designs and develops business intelligence and analytics solutions for clients in Sydney and regional NSW. CMBI technology expertise includes Power BI, Power Pivot, Excel, SQL Server, Analysis Services, SharePoint BI, and Tableau

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