Business Analytics Services and Education offers more interactive opportunities to learn and discover at this year’s BA Forum
Business Analytics Forum at Information on Demand (IOD) 2011 will offer more opportunities than ever to get firsthand experience with Business Analytics Lab Services and Education offerings. With preconference training sessions, a host of hands-on labs, a variety of breakout sessions, and complimentary certification exams, you can address your Services & Training needs right at the event.
Business Analytics Forum at IOD always offers a valuable opportunity to learn how IBM Business Analytics software and services can improve your company’s performance and minimize costs. And because IBM is delivering so many opportunities to learn and discover – including an unprecedented 30 hands-on lab learning sessions – it makes even more sense to attend IBM BA Forum 2011.
Pre-conference training gives you the opportunity to get a jump on your training for the coming year with two full days of hands-on training, specially priced for Business Analytics Forum registered attendees. On Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23, take advantage of a 15 % discount and pay just $1200 for any the following valuable two-day training courses:
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- B51C9: IBM Cognos Report Studio V10.1: Author Professional Reports Advanced
- B51C1: IBM Cognos Report Studio V10.1: Author Reports with Multidimensional Data
- P65C7: IBM Cognos TM1 V9.5: Analyze Data
- P65C5: IBM Cognos TM1 V9.5: Administer the Technical Environment
- 0G5C9: Data Management and Manipulation with IBM SPSS Statistics
- 0ACG2: Automated Data Mining with IBM SPSS Modeler (This is a one-day course offered at $600.)
Take advantage this opportunity to learn about IBM Business Analytics Lab Services in action. From a case study on how IBM Business Analytics Lab Services successfully led a critical migration project, to presentations on subjects like promoting user adoption and aligning strategies with a performance management framework, there is a wealth of knowledge to be gained by attending these informative sessions.
Hands-On Lab Sessions
Hands-On sessions offer a unique opportunity to gain practical experience with IBM Business Analytics solutions. This is not just a quick tour of solution highlights. These three-hour training sessions delivered by professional educators offer a combination of instructor-led and hands-on workshops. This is a great opportunity to really use the latest IBM Business Analytics software and have your questions answered by technical experts. This is your chance to evaluate new products, assess which training you may want to pursue in more depth, or gain some new tips and techniques from Business Analytics specialists.
Complimentary Certification Exams
Complimentary Certification gives you yet another reason not to miss out on BA Forum this year. IBM software certification exams are available to registered attendees during the conference. Attendees may take up to three exams at no charge. You can write additional exams at a discounted fee of $100 USD.
Business Analytics Center in IOD Expo Hall
Stop by the Business Analytics Center in the IOD Expo hall and visit the Business Analytics Services & Education Lab, the Services & Education Demo Pedestal and the new Navigating IBM for Support & Training Lab.
Services & Education Lab
This drop-in, hands-on lab environment allows you to explore training options at one of 16 different workstations at your own pace. Take advantage of this self-guided training experience with experts on hand to answer any of your questions. Work with an Education expert to create your own training plan. You can also explore:
- Web-based training courses (WBT)
- Self-paced virtual classes (SPVC)
- Instructor-led online training (ILO)
- Cognos 10 Consumer Learning Library
- SPSS Statistics Learning Library
- Embedded learning videos (Cognos 10)
On the Services side, you can take advantage of five seating areas for expert one-on-one consulting on proven practices workshops, or to go through an implementation roadmap.
Services and Education Demo Pedestal
This is your chance to speak with an education expert and build a training plan that includes role-specific training and certification recommendations. You can also discuss cost-saving strategies to get the most from training budgets. Consult with a Lab Services professionals to learn about new offerings, like proven practice workshops. This is a great opportunity to find the right people and solutions to meet your Services requirements.
Navigating IBM for Support & Education
We recognize that many customers experience challenges in uncovering the information they need to take full advantage of IBM Support and Education offerings. This newly-introduced drop-in lab area offers you the chance to address customer care and web navigation issues, along with training schedule and registration questions.
For more information on Business Analytics Forum @ Information on Demand, visit http://www-01.ibm.com/software/data/2011-conference/ba-forum.html