I’m pleased to announce that our eLearning content offering has been enriched with two new catalogues, theWeb ExperienceandCloud Management. They’re now online!
The first catalogue (Web Experience) is conceived to provide all the necessary information to successfully approach to the new WEB Designer. You will understand how to convert existing capsules to be Board 10.5 ready and how to create and manage new capsules in the Web environment. You will also do a dive into the Data Model web designer, understanding how to build your Data Model directly on the WEB. Then you will familiarise yourself with all the Administrative tools, and explore interesting features such as the XBRL Reporting and the powerful Broadcasting options. You will also understand how to build and print a web report, and how report subscriptions work.
The second catalogue (Cloud Management) is conceived to provide a step by step tutorial that drives you through the Cloud activation process and provides you with a complete overview of the Cloud Admin Portal functions, with some tips for best practices on how to share files and work through the Board Cloud.
Both courses are available in the eLearning Platform. You can reach them by directly clicking here
I would like to share with all of you what's coming up next for you in the Board eLearning.
As all of you know, a few weeks ago Board 10.5 was launched, which is the very first full web Board version.
We have structured an eLearning catalogue based on Board 10.5 named the Web Experience. The eLearning will help you understandhow the Web designer works and how you can easily convert Capsules from older versions. This material will help you get up to speed, and then go even faster with the new web version of Board.
We are also launching a catalogue of material related to Cloud Management. We've structured a step by step tutorial to explain to customers and partners how the Cloud Activation process works, and some tips to get the most value from using the Cloud.
Those two catalogues will be available by the end of May.
Board 11 is now reality! We’re all excited about this, and we’re working hard to deliver the new Board 11 Product Tutorial, covering all the necessary knowledge to be proficient and effective in using Board 11.
we are pleased to announce that the first part of the Exercises environment is available!
Starting from now, you can find two different catalogues within the eLearning Platform (boardeducation), that cover the basic part of the Exercise environment.
These two catalogues have been created in combination with the Board Product Tutorial, in particular the courses Database Modelling and Capsule Design.
By doing the Database Modelling Catalogue, you will have the opportunity to familiarize with the main features related to the Database Creation. By doing the exercises you will be driven through all the steps necessary to create a new Board Database.
By doing the Capsule Design Catalogue, you will be supported, in a driven manner, in the creation of you first BI Application.
Each course is organized into three different parts.
Firstly (1), you should look at the Board Exercises_General Information tutorial, which explains how to do the exercises. After this, you can download the Exercises List(2), plus the Required Documents, and try to solve the exercises on your own. If you are not able to do them, or you wish to look at the recommended solution, you can look at the Video Solutions(3).
If you have any question about eLearning please let me know, I'll be glad to give you more information!
This catalogue is designed for people who are completely new to Board and are interested in understanding how to create a Board Database.
Each exercise is logically linked to a specific section of the Board Product Tutorial. In the exercise text you can find the reference to the related TTA within the Tutorial, helping you to switch easily from theory to practice.
The exercises are designed to be self-sustainable; every exercise has a video solution that the Learner can use to check if the solution they found is correct.
This catalogue is designed for people who are completely new to Board and are interested in understanding how to create a Board BI Application.
Each exercise is logically linked to a specific section of the Board Product Tutorial. In the exercise test you can find the reference to the related TTA within the Tutorial, helping you to switch easily from theory to practice.
The exercises are designed to be self-sustainable; every exercise has a video solution that the Learners can use to check if the solution they found is correct.
The Board E-Learning Subscription is your best way et to continuous learning. As an E-Learning Subscriber, you will have unlimited access to our Board Product Tutorial catalog covering everything from beginner to advanced techniques.
With a unique, unlimited and convenient subscription option, there’s no better way to get the training you need to increase your Board knowledge and skills.
The E-Learning subscription includes the access to all courses included in the Board Product Tutorial catalog, forever. You can attend any of our virtual courses and build your own learning path.
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What's the best way to structure your learning path?
We have identified some paths tailored upon some Job Role samples, here there are some suggestions for Board Users.
Depending if you are a Win or Web Client User start from the related tutorial in the User’s Experience Catalog, or in the Web Experience Catalog.
Next it’s important to understand how to interact with data (regardless the Client you’re using) .
Whilst you are doing this take some time to understand the Security model.
Even if you not assigned to Board development tasks, understanding the data-model bricks will be a big assistance in your self-service analysis and help you articulate any requests you may have for enhancements to your Board developers.
Next, focus on export & print, the edit layout possibilities and finally the benefit of the MS Excel add-in. In addition, have a look at the Web Report course in the Web Experience Catalogue.
If you are a Power User knowing the Capsule Paradigm is a must to watch. Gradually extend your knowledge to the entire Capsule Object Parade.
What's the best way to structure your learning path?
We have identified some paths tailored upon some Job Role samples, here there are some suggestions for Board Administrators.
Start from the first two Tutorials of the Administration Catalogue. When your Board Client is up and running, download some samples from the Resources section (Wiki) of this Community and walk through the Application Screens. If you're working on Cloud, jump to the Cloud Tutorials to understand how the Cloud environment works.
This will help to clarifies the perception users have of the Board platform.
Even if you don’t necessary develop it’s extremely useful for you to have an understanding of the bricks and foundations of the Board Database and the Web Data Model Editor. Explore its Catalogue, narrow your exploration to those videos you believe are the “must watch”.
Next, it’s important to understand the Capsule Paradigm.
Now you have all the elements to tackle the “Load the Data” topic. This will drive you across different TTAs and Crumbs spread in different catalog.
At this point go back to the Administration Catalog. Here you should complete the Admin tutorial first and then navigate through the optimization tutorials. This will help you to talk with developers and troubleshoot.
What's the best way to structure your learning path?
We have identified some paths tailored upon some Job Role samples, here there are some suggestions for Board newbie Developers.
Start from the first two Tutorials of the Administration Catalog.
When your Board Client is up and running, download some samples from the Resources section (Wiki) of this Community and walk through the Application Screens. If you're working on Cloud, jump to the Cloud Tutorials and understand how the Cloud environment works.
While doing this enjoy the TTAs of the User Experience Catalog. Navigate the data at your fingertips and familiarize with the Workspace.
It’s time to move on to the Database Modelling Catalogue. Narrow your search to those “must watch” videos. Do and re-do a couple of times, alternating tutorials and simple exercises. If you are working with the full web client, have a dive into the look and feel of the new Data Model Web Designer. It is also important to understand how to share data through Cloud.
Before digging into the Business Cases have a look at the first tutorials of the Capsule Design. It’s likely at this stage you will come to realize Board development life is much more advanced and interesting than expected. Don’t expect to understand everything, diversions on unexplored TTA are likely to happen in most of the Business Cases.
Now you have the foundations to watch the Capsule Design video-set. A full immersion is not mandatory however, leave the “Data-Entry” for the next round: it’s a different challenge and you make take some time to get the Capsule paradigm first.
When you believe are ready (or need) explore the Data-Entry tutorials. They are very connected with the Procedure tutorials so you will be “naturally” driven to have a look at them too.
Focus on the Data-Flow tutorial and leave the others for later. Doing some practicing at this stage is mandatory.
Finally complete your knowledge with the other Admin tutorials (Security’s is mandatory). Optimization Tutorial are interesting as well, but leave them after some training on the Job.
This course is for system administrators who would like to be self-sufficient during BOARD system installation and implementation. The fundamental concepts of installing and uninstalling BOARD will be discussed.
The course covers the fundamental mechanisms of hardware LAN or WAN architecture setup and of the applicative architecture of the Database and Capsule. It also discusses hardware and software dimensioning issues, security maintenance, data access and licensing.
Continuous improvement is a key factor to leverage and develop workforce in any organization, especially in the Technology industry, marked by the rapid rate of change and innovation. Whether you are an inexperienced user or a seasoned pro, the Board e-Learning platform suitably addresses your training needs, no matter where you or your organization is geographically located.
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What-Why-How: take advantage of the “3 Pillars” learning approach throughout most of the video courses. Discover WHAT you are going to learn; understand WHY that topic is critical and which benefits it can bring to an organization or a department; find out HOW to implement the relevant solution within Board.
Firsthand knowledge: see Board in action in the real-world. The Board library of courses takes you through fundamental basic concepts right into concrete business cases and provides you an in-depth.
This course is designed for advanced users who would like to proactively develop analyses and applications within BOARD. The course introduces the methodological approach of the Toolkit which allows user to easily prepare their own applications through the parameterization and assembly of objects. It also covers the definition of the Capsule as a workspace and container for objects. The course shows and describes the features useful for the creation of BOARD applications, notions of parameterization and the relationships among them, including data-entry definitions and predisposition of simulation and budgeting environments (BOARD as CPM Tool).