2015 Dimensional Insight Users' Conference

B O S T O N | M A Y 3 1 - J U N E 4

“We do the impossible with Diver”

Don’t you want to know how? That’s what our Users’ Conference is all about – learn how to do the impossible with your data. Make it come alive. Feed your users. Answer the tough questions and most of all do it better, faster, and be more productive by seeing what new tools and features are available to you. There’s one place where you can get all of this, plus training – and it’s at DIUC 2015 in Boston. We’ve changed our agenda to provide you with even more learning opportunities. So, mark your calendars and buckle up! Come. Learn. Do the impossible.

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Agenda | May 31 - June 4

The All Access pass to DIUC 2015 comes with 5 days of learning and information packed developer and end user sessions.

Attendees can elect to join us for Conference Only (Tuesday and Wednesday) or add-on pre-conference training or a post-conference workshop dedicated to 7.0 features and functionality.

Industry focused breakout sessions will be held on Wednesday, June 3rd where you can hear best practices and see implementations from actual Diver users!

Dimensional Insight Users Conference 2015

Agenda

Sunday, May 31, 2015 – TRAINING DAY 1

8:30-4:30 Day 1 of BI Developer Essentials

Course Description:
This course is intended for IS professionals who are looking for an introduction to the “back-end” concepts and tools of The Diver Solution. Visual Integrator is the key  component to administering the “back end” along with ProDiveMaster and ProDiver.  A brief introduction to DI Production is also presented. The Diver Solution v6.4 will
be used with Distribution data.

The student will design, build, and tune Models by creating scripts in Visual Integrator. Extensive use of hands-on exercises and major projects are used to create and improve Visual Integrator scripts.

Students are expected to be familiar with the following: creating Markers using ProDiver, and Microsoft Windows© — the operating system on which Visual Integrator runs. Experience with databases and knowledge of programming languages is very helpful.

Components used in this course:

  • Visual Integrator
  • ProDiver
  • ProDiveMaster
  • DI Production (introduction only)
8:30-4:30 Day 1 of Enterprise Web Developers Essentials

Course Description:
This course is designed for IS professionals who are tasked with designing, configuring, and maintaining their organization’s DivePort installation. This course will explore the components and interfaces required.

Course includes:

DivePort Design & Administration

DivePort provides users with a portal interface to The Diver Solution via a web browser. This class presents best practices in portal design and administration, and explains the advanced features of DivePort used to deploy dashboards, scorecards, ad hoc analytics, and web-based report views. Class examples are limited to the Microsoft Windows environment.

Topics Covered:

  • Basics of portal technology
  • Dashboard Design Essentials and Mockup
  • How to configure DivePort (including Environments)
  • Functionality of the various Portlet types
  • Using the Report Wizard in ProReporter
  • Quickview Portlets and Click Actions
  • How to implement optional portal security
  • Customized pages for user’s needs

Prerequisites:

Students are required to have experience creating and maintaining Diver Markers. It is recommended that students take DiveLine Administration prior to this class and be able to perform system administration tasks within their production environment.

Who Should Attend:

This lecture/lab class is designed for the IS professional who will be involved in the design and maintenance of DivePort installations. Individuals responsible for creating and distributing Diver Markers will also find this class valuable.

8:30-4:30 Day 1 of Report Writing & Publication Essentials

Course Description

This course is designed for the power user or business analyst who requires an in-depth understanding of how to access and navigate data, generate reports, perform ad hoc analysis, and publish created views to DivePort for access by other users.

This course includes:

  • Diver Fundamentals
  • Diver Intermediate
  • Report Preparation & Delivery

This course is intended to be the first introduction to “Diving” and the full capabilities of the reporting and analysis tools of The Diver Solution.


Diver Fundamentals

Diver Fundamentals is a core class in the DI Training Series. This class teaches important skills and terminology required to successfully understand and navigate DI’s flagship client interface, Diver, as well as DI’s web-based analytics client, NetDiver. Student learning is reinforced with hands-on labs. Users will learn to access data, navigate, explore display options, and generate simple reports and graphs.

Topics Covered:

  • How to Dive, select data display options, export data, and save work
  • Diver terminology (Dive Window, Console, DI Model, display types) and navigation
  • Diving, Cascading, Filtering, Sorting, Finding and Focusing
  • Data presentation (Tabulars, Basic Reports, Basic Charts)


Diver Intermediate

This class delivers more advanced features of the Diver interface including columns & calculations, Time Series, and QuickViews. This class is intended for the power user.

Topics Covered:

  • Calculations, Functions, Dimcounts, Named Groups
  • Time Series (DI Model structure, Dimension options, Date roll-up)
  • Creation of QuickViews (Pulldowns and PickLists)


Report Preparation & Delivery

This class will cover report formatting features. Power users will learn how to go beyond the default report view by unlocking and formatting several different report types. Students will then have the opportunity to review how to publish Diver Markers (reports) in DivePort for viewing by other users. The class will also demonstrate best QuickView practices. QuickViews allow users to filter information on-the-fly within the DivePort interface.

Topics Covered:

  • Report formatting methodology
  • Creating, using, and editing report templates
Monday, June 1, 2015 – TRAINING DAY 2
8:30-4:30 Day 2 of BI Developer Essentials

Course Description:
This course is intended for IS professionals who are looking for an introduction to the “back-end” concepts and tools of The Diver Solution. Visual Integrator is the key  component to administering the “back end” along with ProDiveMaster and ProDiver.  A brief introduction to DI Production is also presented. The Diver Solution v6.4 will
be used with Distribution data.

The student will design, build, and tune Models by creating scripts in Visual Integrator. Extensive use of hands-on exercises and major projects are used to create and improve Visual Integrator scripts.

Students are expected to be familiar with the following: creating Markers using ProDiver, and Microsoft Windows© — the operating system on which Visual Integrator runs. Experience with databases and knowledge of programming languages is very helpful.

Components used in this course:

  • Visual Integrator
  • ProDiver
  • ProDiveMaster
  • DI Production (introduction only)
8:30-4:30 Day 2 of Enterprise Web Developers Essentials

Course Description:
This course is designed for IS professionals who are tasked with designing, configuring, and maintaining their organization’s DivePort installation. This course will explore the components and interfaces required.

Course includes:

DivePort Design & Administration

DivePort provides users with a portal interface to The Diver Solution via a web browser. This class presents best practices in portal design and administration, and explains the advanced features of DivePort used to deploy dashboards, scorecards, ad hoc analytics, and web-based report views. Class examples are limited to the Microsoft Windows environment.

Topics Covered:

  • Basics of portal technology
  • Dashboard Design Essentials and Mockup
  • How to configure DivePort (including Environments)
  • Functionality of the various Portlet types
  • Using the Report Wizard in ProReporter
  • Quickview Portlets and Click Actions
  • How to implement optional portal security
  • Customized pages for user’s needs

Prerequisites:

Students are required to have experience creating and maintaining Diver Markers. It is recommended that students take DiveLine Administration prior to this class and be able to perform system administration tasks within their production environment.

Who Should Attend:

This lecture/lab class is designed for the IS professional who will be involved in the design and maintenance of DivePort installations. Individuals responsible for creating and distributing Diver Markers will also find this class valuable.

8:30-4:30 Day 2 of Report Writing & Publication Essentials

Course Description

This course is designed for the power user or business analyst who requires an in-depth understanding of how to access and navigate data, generate reports, perform ad hoc analysis, and publish created views to DivePort for access by other users.

This course includes:

  • Diver Fundamentals
  • Diver Intermediate
  • Report Preparation & Delivery

This course is intended to be the first introduction to “Diving” and the full capabilities of the reporting and analysis tools of The Diver Solution.


Diver Fundamentals

Diver Fundamentals is a core class in the DI Training Series. This class teaches important skills and terminology required to successfully understand and navigate DI’s flagship client interface, Diver, as well as DI’s web-based analytics client, NetDiver. Student learning is reinforced with hands-on labs. Users will learn to access data, navigate, explore display options, and generate simple reports and graphs.

Topics Covered:

  • How to Dive, select data display options, export data, and save work
  • Diver terminology (Dive Window, Console, DI Model, display types) and navigation
  • Diving, Cascading, Filtering, Sorting, Finding and Focusing
  • Data presentation (Tabulars, Basic Reports, Basic Charts)


Diver Intermediate

This class delivers more advanced features of the Diver interface including columns & calculations, Time Series, and QuickViews. This class is intended for the power user.

Topics Covered:

  • Calculations, Functions, Dimcounts, Named Groups
  • Time Series (DI Model structure, Dimension options, Date roll-up)
  • Creation of QuickViews (Pulldowns and PickLists)


Report Preparation & Delivery

This class will cover report formatting features. Power users will learn how to go beyond the default report view by unlocking and formatting several different report types. Students will then have the opportunity to review how to publish Diver Markers (reports) in DivePort for viewing by other users. The class will also demonstrate best QuickView practices. QuickViews allow users to filter information on-the-fly within the DivePort interface.

Topics Covered:

  • Report formatting methodology
  • Creating, using, and editing report templates

Monday Night

6:00-9:00 pm – Welcome Reception

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 – CONFERENCE DAY 1

9:00-4:00 pm – Main Conference Day 1

Tuesday Night

6:00-10:00 pm – Kick-Off Dinner & Event

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 – CONFERENCE DAY 2

9:00-4:00 pm – Main Conference Day 2

Wednesday Night

5:00-7:00 pm – Poster Board Competition

Thursday, June 4, 2015 – ALL ACCESS participants only

 

9:00-4:00 pm – Post-Conference 7.0 Workshops

Conference pricing + packages

Each of our conference packages includes breakfast and lunch for each day of your attendance at the event as well as tickets to our Welcome Reception and Kick-Off events. Group discounts for “Team” sends are available; contact your sales representative for more information.

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$1,295

ALL ACCESS

Attendees are enrolled in pre-conference training, main conference, and our post-conference 7.0 new product workshop.

$995

CONFERENCE

+ TRAINING

Attendees are enrolled in the main conference and can add their choice of either the pre-conference Diver training OR the post-conference 7.0 new product workshop.

$695

CONFERENCE ONLY

Attendees are enrolled in the main conference only which takes places on June 2-3.

Venue information

Hyatt Boston Harbor
101 Harborside Drive
Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 02128
Tel: 1-617-568-1234
Fax: 1-617-567-8856

Dimensional Insight has secured a room block for conference attendees and a discounted group rate of $259/night*. Please reference to Dimensional Insight conference when booking to receive the discount.

*A limited number of rooms will be available at this rate on a first-come, first served basis. Once the block is filled availability and rates are determined by the venue based on current availability.