Business Intelligence Education Series

Brandon Boyd

The Jet Reports Business Intelligence Education Series is back by popular demand. Join Jet Reports’ own Business Intelligence experts, Brian Petersen and Lars Rasmussen, and fellow Microsoft Dynamics Users for 30 minute, informative webinars to learn and collaborate on the latest topics in BI.

Our Director of Business Intelligence, Brian Petersen will lead the US webinars. Brian has been with Jet Reports for almost 9 years and manages our team of BI consultants. Lars Rasmussen, Jet Reports Senior BI Analyst, is based out of our European office and he will lead the webinars in the UK time zone.

The first webinar in the series, OLAP Cubes 101, was the most popular webinar in Jet Reports history! If you missed the OLAP Cubes 101 webinar, don’t worry, you can watch the recording and download the slides at the BI Education Series page. We are excited for the rest of the series with many BI topics, including the much talked about Data Warehouse Automation. To register for a webinar and for detailed information, visit the BI Education Series page.

Join us for BI School with these upcoming webinars:

Consolidating Data Systems

Learn how bringing disparate information into a single place with a Business Intelligence solution can lower data analysis costs, decrease upgrade expenses and lead to happier users.

Power BI and Data Warehousing

Power BI, a suite of Business Intelligence tools from Microsoft was announced July 2013 at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. In this webinar, you’ll learn more about this exciting solution and how having a Data Warehouse can get you the most value out of Power BI.

The Link Between ERP and Business Intelligence

Why is it hard to get data out of your ERP system? And what can you do about it? Deep dive into how a business system can provide optimum value in conjunction with a Business Intelligence solution built to leverage its data, making it easily accessible and consumable for users.

Debunking 3 Common Myths About BI and Cubes

While undisputedly useful, over the years cubes have gained a reputation for being expensive, resource-intensive tools only fit for large companies with infinite IT resources. This session with cover the top 3 myths about cubes and how the latest technology in BI can help you gain all the benefits cubes have to offer, without any of the common pitfalls.

Data Warehouse Automation

As organizations continue to look for ways to shorten and improve the process of getting the data they need through Business Intelligence, the subject of Data Warehouse Automation (DWA) surfaces more and more often. This session will review exactly what Data Warehouse Automation is, how it looks, and the role it plays in speeding up all BI processes, without increasing costs.

Build vs. Buy: BI Implementation

Review the key differences between using the tools that come with SQL Server to build an in-house BI solution versus using an ETL and Data Warehousing automation tool to deliver successful BI projects.



Happy Holidays!

Brandon Boyd

Happy holidays from your friends at Jet Reports! It’s been a great year, thanks to our wonderful customers and partners. Please enjoy this holiday animation we created for you.

We wish you a prosperous 2015 filled with new insight and endless possibility.


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Free to download on the Catapult website, the eBook, titled “Planning Your Upgrade to Dynamics NAV 2015: The Definitive Guide” provides a comprehensive framework for completing a successful NAV upgrade. (more…)

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Sarah Kloser, Services Manager

Prove your knowledge

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The Jet Reports Certification program is a skills-based program designed by our in-house experts to help you learn and validate your expertise across the spectrum of reporting and Business Intelligence.

A series of tests help you track your knowledge in every aspect of the Jet Reports portfolio of solutions with the backing of a company that is well-respected in the Microsoft Dynamics community.

To make this as easy as possible for you certification is free. (more…)

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Meet us in St. Louis!

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Jet Essentials 2015 introduces compatibility for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015, OAuth authentication and reporting performance improvements.

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