A MicroStrategy Education Snapshot of What's New and Exciting in 2018
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Incorporated (Nasdaq:MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise
analytics and mobility software, today announced enhancements to its
suite of education offerings for 2018 at its annual user conference, MicroStrategy
World™ 2018. MicroStrategy's Education offerings
have been upgraded and diversified to help MicroStrategy's global
customers build their own Enterprise Intelligence Centers. Organizations
can now leverage MicroStrategy Education's suite of product offerings to
develop and certify the required roles within a fully functioning
"Enterprise analytics is constantly evolving to address the changing
needs of organizations. As this technology changes, so too must the
methods we use to train the professionals who use it every day," said
Steve Holdridge, Senior Executive Vice President, Worldwide Services at
MicroStrategy Incorporated. "MicroStrategy's deep expertise in and
commitment to understanding our customers' industries and problems have
led us to develop new approaches to education that can solve their
unique analytics needs."
Enroll in Free Jump Start Program Taught in Nine Languages Across 40
Totaling 30,000 registrations to date, the Jump Start program continues
to enroll individuals interested in learning more about business
intelligence and MicroStrategy. Each Jump Start day is structured to
stand on its own, allowing users to attend any day or all five days.
Today, the program is taught in nine languages online and in over 40
cities worldwide, and has been refreshed to reflect the release of our
MicroStrategy also provides a library of short video tutorials for users
to gain quick, helpful tips on the MicroStrategy platform. The tutorials
are a resource for any MicroStrategy user regardless of the level of
experience. All tutorials are available via the MicroStrategy
Community or the MicroStrategy
Community YouTube channel.
Choose MicroStrategy Education for Regularly Updated Course Content,
Keeping content updated to reflect the quarterly releases, customer
feedback, and latest global industry trends is key to ensuring customer
success. MicroStrategy courses are expertly refreshed on a monthly basis
so users are learning on an up-to-date platform of materials, including
the introduction of new content to support major product releases such
as Dossier and Workstation.
Build a Certified MicroStrategy Intelligence Center
Role-specific project certifications help ensure that the employees
within your Intelligence Center serve as trusted MicroStrategy advisors.
As the platform continues to evolve, MicroStrategy continuously makes
improvements to our suite of courses and certifications, giving
customers access to the latest information. For this reason,
MicroStrategy recommends that customers refresh their core knowledge and
certifications on a yearly basis. To make it convenient and to minimize
impact on employee productivity, we have multiple options to help users
get trained and certified:
Certify at Your Own Pace: Our 2018 schedule offers courses for
the most popular certifications and the certification projects
themselves on a frequent basis, enabling organizations to build a
training and certification schedule that works for their specific
Fast Track: This option is an efficient and expedited way to
certify, and we compress a lot of knowledge into a short amount of
time. Depending on a user's role, level and certification need, a user
can expect to become certified in five to 10 days.
Demonstrate Your Experience: Depending on a user's familiarity
with MicroStrategy, a user may already have the knowledge needed. Take
the challenge and pass the project with a minimum score of 80 to
become MicroStrategy Certified.
Take Advantage of Self-Paced, Enterprise E-Courseware Learning
For organizations wanting to get a large number of analysts up and
running within a few hours of training, our E-courseware modules are an
ideal option. Our expanded Enterprise E-Courseware learning catalog is
the most cost-effective and efficient option to get end users proficient
on MicroStrategy. The Education Services team has made significant
investments into the portfolio of Enterprise E-Courseware learning
modules with a total of 10 of our most popular end user courses now
available as self-paced modules.
Leverage New Course Customization Option
Organizations can now customize course content around their data and how
they use it in their day-to-day jobs. With this new offering, content
can be personalized to reflect a MicroStrategy customer's brand, its
datasets and tie it into real-world applications and benefits.
Customization offers employees the information and specific skill sets
they need to boost their performance and help ensure their organization
is making the most of its training.
Sign up for a Free Introductory Data Discovery Class at MicroStrategy
MicroStrategy World attendees can take advantage of a free MicroStrategy
Education course -- Introduction to Data Discovery: Storytelling and
Collaborating -- either before or after the event. End users can learn
how to create interactive dossiers that transform data into
visualizations to quickly and easily analyze trends and key performance
indicators. Attendees will also learn best practice design principles,
how to share insights across the enterprise through MicroStrategy Library™,
and how to deploy responsive mobile dossier apps. Sign
up for the free Data Discovery class on either Monday, January 15
from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or Thursday, January 18 from 8:30 a.m. to
12:30 p.m., and meet with the MicroStrategy Education team in the
Pavilion and the Genius Bar.
"Whether you are a first-time user looking to get started, or an
experienced MicroStrategy professional seeking additional expertise, the
MicroStrategy team is committed to helping every customer leverage our
new Education offerings on the road to success," added Mr. Holdridge.
"Join us at MicroStrategy World where attendees can learn how to
supercharge their MicroStrategy Intelligence Center, map out their
education needs for 2018, and kick start the new year with a
complimentary Data Discovery class."
Visit the new
Education website to register for MicroStrategy's expanded suite of
courses and certifications and view our full course Education catalog.
About MicroStrategy Incorporated
MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a worldwide leader in enterprise
analytics and mobility software. A pioneer in the BI and analytics
space, MicroStrategy delivers innovative software that empowers people
to make better decisions and transform the way they do business. We
provide our enterprise customers with world-class software and expert
services so they can deploy unique intelligence applications. To learn
more, visit MicroStrategy
online, and follow us on LinkedIn,
MicroStrategy, MicroStrategy Education, MicroStrategy World,
MicroStrategy Library and Dossier are either trademarks or registered
trademarks of MicroStrategy Incorporated in the United States and
certain other countries. Other product and company names mentioned
herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180115005138/en/
Claudia Cahill, 703-270-2207
Source: MicroStrategy Incorporated
News Provided by Acquire Media