55045: Microsoft End to End Business Intelligence 2013

55045: Microsoft End to End Business Intelligence 2013 Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This five-day instructor-led course is a complete high-level tour of the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack. It introduces students to the SQL 2012 Business Intelligence and SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence services including PerformancePoint Service, Excel Services, Business Connectivity Services, Visio Services and the Business Intelligence Center focusing on their interdependency.

Each of the modules is stand-alone allowing for customization of the course for those audiences that may not have an interest in a certain service.
Each concept is demonstrated with a video before the exercise on that concept, so first you will have the short lecture then see the concept demonstrated then do it yourself. Remember if you can't do it you didn't learn it. Each of the videos, and there are approximately 13 hours of them, is intended as a take-away from the class for each student.

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Intended Audience for this 55045: Microsoft End to End Business Intelligence 2013 Course

  • » This course is intended for Project Managers, Business Intelligence Developers, SQL Server Developers and IT Professionals that will be involved with the design, development and maintenance of SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence solutions. The course introduces each of the services and minimizes or eliminates any coding.

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Course Prerequisites for 55045: Microsoft End to End Business Intelligence 2013

  • » An understanding of the benefits of business intelligence

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55045: Microsoft End to End Business Intelligence 2013 Course Outline

      1. Module 1: Course Overview
        1. Introduction
        2. Course Materials
        3. Facilities
        4. Prerequisites
        5. What We'll Be Discussing
      2. Module 2: The Business Intelligence Stack
        1. Business Intelligence in Three Ways
        2. SQL 2012 Business Intelligence
        3. New 2013 SharePoint Business Intelligence Features
        4. New 2013 PowerPivot in Excel Features
        5. Lab : The Business Intelligence Stack
        6. SQL 2012 Multidimensional Model Basics
        7. SQL 2012 Tabular Model Basics
      3. Module 3: SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) 2012
        1. What's New?
        2. Overview of Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL)
        3. SSIS Tools
        4. Change Data Capture
        5. SQL Server Integration Services Scripting
        6. Variables, Parameters, and Expressions
        7. Package Deployment
        8. Lab : SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) 2012
        9. Explore the SQL Server Data Tools
        10. Explore SQL Server Management Studio and Back Up a Database
        11. Run the Import Export Wizard
        12. Create a Project for the Exercises
        13. Add Connections to the Control Flow
        14. Add Execute SQL Tasks and Connect Precedence Constraints
        15. Add Data Flow and Use the Destination Assistant
        16. Copy a Package and Reuse Project Connection Managers
        17. Data Conversion
        18. Conditional Split
        19. Multicast
        20. Aggregate
        21. Derived Column and Sort
        22. Lookup
        23. Project Deployment
      4. Module 4: SQL 2012 Business Intelligence Semantic Model (Multidimensional Mode)
        1. The Data Warehouse/Data Mart
        2. The Tools
        3. Key Concepts
        4. Data Sources
        5. Data Views
        6. Cubes
        7. Data Profiler
        8. Proactive Cache
        9. Wizards
        10. Lab : SQL 2012 Business Intelligence Semantic Model (Multidimensional Mode)
        11. Create a Sample or Test Database
        12. Explore the Key Objects
        13. Creating a Server-Side Time Dimension
        14. Create a Data Source and Data View
        15. Explore the Cube
        16. Partitions
        17. Aggregations
        18. Data Profiler
        19. Proactive Cache
        20. Deploy and Process
        21. Build a Cube
      5. Module 5: Microsoft Multidimensional Expressions
        1. Concepts in Multidimensional Space
        2. Basic MDX Statements
        3. SQL Server Management Studio MDX Query Editor
        4. Navigating Hierarchies
        5. Working with Time
        6. Microsoft Multidimensional Expressions
        7. Lab : Microsoft Multidimensional Expressions
        8. Explore MDX
        9. Write MDX (Optional)
        10. Explore MDX - Immediate Relatives
        11. Write MDX - Immediate Relatives (Optional)
        12. Working with Time
        13. Writing MDX - Working with Time (Optional)
      6. Module 6: SQL 2012 Business Intelligence Semantic Model (Tabular Mode)
        1. The Tabular Model
        2. Data Analytic Expressions (DAX)
        3. The Editor
        4. Data Connections
        5. Creating a Tabular Project
        6. Relationships
        7. Measures and Calculated Columns
        8. Hierarchies
        9. Perspectives
        10. KPIs
        11. Partitions
        12. Processing
        13. Deployment
        14. Lab : SQL 2012 Business Intelligence Semantic Model (Tabular Mode)
        15. Creating a Project and Importing Data
        16. Manually Add a Relationship
        17. Create Measures and Calculated Columns
        18. Create Hierarchies
        19. Create a Perspective
        20. Create a KPI
        21. Process Data and Deploy
        22. Connect to a Tabular Model
      7. Module 7: SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services
        1. Report Lifecycles
        2. Installation Modes
        3. Report Creation Tools
        4. Data Sources
        5. Datasets
        6. Basic Reports
        7. Graphics
        8. Maps
        9. Report Parts
        10. Lab : SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services
        11. Using Report Manager
        12. Using Report Designer
        13. Data Sources and Datasets
        14. Basic Reports
        15. Graphics
        16. Basic Maps
        17. Basic Maps with Color
        18. Report Parts
      8. Module 8: Master Data Services
        1. What is Master Data Management?
        2. System Roles
        3. Master Data vs. Transactional Data
        4. Master Data Services ETL
        5. Master Data Services Key Concepts
        6. Lab : Master Data Services
        7. Create a Model
        8. Create Entities
        9. Create Members
        10. Create Attributes
        11. Create a Business Rule
        12. Deploy Model
        13. Load Data
        14. Create a Subscribing View
      9. Module 9: Data Mining/Predictive Analytics
        1. Definitions for Our Purpose
        2. Problems Addressed
        3. Business Analytics
        4. CRISP-DM
        5. Key Concepts
        6. Microsoft Data Mining Process
        7. Data Mining Tasks
        8. Microsoft Algorithms
        9. Matching the Tasks to the Algorithm
        10. Data Mining Add-in for Excel
        11. Lab : Data Mining/Predictive Analytics
        12. Using the Data Mining Add-in for Excel
      10. Module 10: SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Center
        1. New 2013 SharePoint Central Administration
        2. New 2013 Business Intelligence Center
        3. Permissions and Roles
        4. Included Document Library and List Apps
        5. Lab : SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Center
        6. SharePoint 2013 Central Administration
        7. SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Center (Optional)
      11. Module 11: SharePoint 2013 Excel Services
        1. New 2013 Excel Services Features
        2. Core Components
        3. Excel Web Access (EWA)
        4. What Excel Web Access is Not
        5. Differences in the Browser vs. Desktop
        6. SharePoint Libraries to Store Workbooks
        7. Power View Add-in for Excel
        8. The Save and Share Process
        9. Excel Web App
        10. Best Practices
        11. Lab : SharePoint 2013 Excel Services
        12. Creating a Library to Hold Excel Workbooks
        13. Exploring the Power View Add-in for Excel
        14. Save and Share an Excel Workbook to a SharePoint Document Library
        15. Add an Excel Web App to a Webpage
      12. Module 12: SharePoint 2013 PerformancePoint 2013
        1. New 2013 Overview of PerformancePoint Services
        2. Dashboard Designer
        3. Data Sources
        4. Indicators
        5. KPIs
        6. Visual Reports
        7. Filters
        8. Scorecards
        9. Dashboards
        10. Lab : SharePoint 2013 PerformancePoint 2013
        11. PerformancePoint Services Dashboard Designer Introduction and Data Source Configuration
        12. Standard or Blank KPI Demonstration
        13. Leaf KPI Demonstration
        14. Objective KPI Demonstration
        15. Visual Reports
        16. PerformancePoint Filters
        17. PerformancePoint Cascading Filters
        18. Time Intelligence Filters
        19. Scorecard Settings
        20. Scorecards Filtered Using the Wizard
        21. PerformancePoint Dashboards
      13. Module 13: SharePoint 2013 Visio Services
        1. New 2013 Visio Services Features
        2. Visio Graphics Service
        3. Visio Drawings in the Browser
        4. Visio Web Access Web Part
        5. SharePoint 2013 Visio Services
        6. Lab : SharePoint 2013 Visio Services
        7. Visio Drawing in the Browser
        8. Visio Services Data-Connected Drawing
        9. Dashboard Strategy Maps
      14. Module 14: PowerPivot
        1. New 2013 PowerPivot Features
        2. PowerPivot and Excel
        3. PowerPivot and SharePoint
        4. Enterprise Business Intelligence and PowerPivot
        5. Importing Data
        6. Enriching Data
        7. SharePoint Sharing
        8. Lab : PowerPivot
        9. Import Data from SQL
        10. Review and Edit the Imported Relationships
        11. Hide Unused Columns
        12. Create a PivotTable
      15. Module 15: SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services
        1. New 2013 Business Connectivity Service Features
        2. What is Business Connectivity Services?
        3. BCS Terminology
        4. BCS Security
        5. Using SharePoint Designer 2013 with BCS
        6. Surfacing the BCS Data
        7. Lab : SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services
        8. Setting Permissions on the BDC Store
        9. Exploring Content Types in SharePoint
        10. Add a Document Library Tied to Content Types
        11. Creating an External Content Type
        12. Creating an External List
        13. Configuring the Business Connectivity Services for a Host URL & Setting up a Profile Page
        14. Add a Custom Action to a List
      16. Module 16: Dashboards
        1. Dashboard Migration
        2. Three Types of Dashboards
        3. Successful Dashboards
        4. Tables or Graphs
        5. Types of Graphs
        6. Choosing a Chart Type
        7. Key Performance Indicators
        8. Pitfalls In Dashboard Design
        9. Microsoft Report Builder 3.0
        10. Plan Your Reports
        11. Datasets
        12. New 2013 SharePoint Designer Features
        13. SharePoint Web Apps
        14. Lab : Dashboards
        15. Explore the Report Builder 3.0 Interface (Optional)
        16. Create an Embedded Data Source into SQL 2012 Engine (Optional)
        17. Create an Embedded Data Source into SQL 2012 Analysis Services (Optional)
        18. Create a Shared Data Source Using the Report Manager (Optional)
        19. Create a Shared Dataset Using the Shared Data Source (Optional)
        20. Three Methods for Connecting Dashboard Web Apps

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55045: Microsoft End to End Business Intelligence 2013 Course Benefits

  • » Browse the data within the cube using SQL Server Management Studio.
  • » Browse data using Visual Studio 2013.
  • » Connect to a tabular source, import tables, and explore the data.
  • » Successfully Navigate SQL Server Data Tools.
  • » Successfully Navigate SQL Server Management Studio.
  • » Run the Import Export Wizard.
  • » Create a Project.
  • » Add and Configure Connections to the Control Flow.
  • » Add and Configure Execute SQL Tasks.
  • » Connect and Configure Precedence Constraints.
  • » Add and Configure Data Flow Tasks.

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Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Sam P.
- Team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge.
- Over 15 years of experience in the IT industry.
- NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011.

Bio:

Sam Polsky has spent his entire career in entrepreneurial pursuits, including such fields as biotechnology, software development, data management, and business process management. He began in entrepreneurship as team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge, a business development competition geared towards Duke Universitys various graduate schools.

Sam Polsky has since co-founded a consulting firm where he has been involved in software architecture, development and implementation. On top of that, Sam has been delivering acclaimed solutions in software architecture, development and implementation for over 15 years. He is a much-admired Subject Matter Expert and Trainer at NetCom Learning and was voted NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011
Erick P.
- In-depth experience in all phases of project lifecycle: requirements gathering, specifications, development and team management, testing, end user training, and maintenance in addition to .NET, ASP, ADO, SQL, JavaScript, and SharePoint.
- Developed the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University as well as multiple online multimedia projects for the North Carolina State Government.
- Highly rated instructor averaging 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.

Bio:

Erick has been training business and IT professionals since 1989, when he developed and introduced the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University. Since then he has honed his business, programming, and database skills providing highly customized software solutions and education programs for multiple clients such as North Carolina State Government, Cisco, IBM, and Time Warner Cable.

Erick's teaching prowess and real-world experience leading a team of software application developers make him a top Instructor and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning, where he averages 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Carmille A.
- Highly-skilled in graphics and web software including Adobe CS3, CS4 & CS5 Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Captivate, Acrobat and Quark; - Expert in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2000. - Over 20 years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations such as McCann Erickson, Lintas, and Publicis. Bio: Carmille has been a Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer for years. She specializes in web development, business productivity and digital media applications such as SharePoint, Quark and the Adobe Creative Suite as well as numerous programming languages including XML, XHMTL, HTML and CSS. Carmille is passionate about educating and has a unique talent for making complex design and development principals seem "easy" to students from all levels of expertise. She currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, Microsoft Office Specialist, SharePoint End User and the acclaimed Website Development Professional courses at NetCom Learning. Her 20+ years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations bring a special and innovative approach to her classes at NetCom Learning.
Charles W.
- Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
- Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
- Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.

Bio:

Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
Emilio G.
- Vastly experienced working within multinational environments and capable of connecting to different audiences - In-depth expertise in the implementation, troubleshooting and documentation of networks and security systems, with strong "hands on" technical knowledge of CISSP, CEH and CHFI. - Master of Science in Electronics Engineering, and holder of several technical certifications. - Highly-skilled in diverse fields ranging from Security, Computer Forensics, Networking, Routing Protocols, Programming, Databases and Applications to name a few. Bio: With over 25 years of technical experience, Emilio brings a dynamic set of skills supported by a Masters Degree in Electronics Engineering and on-the-field experience working in multinational environments. He also holds more than 12 Cisco, CompTIA, and Microsoft certifications. Although he is well versed and thorough in multiple technological fields, his technical forte lies in the security domain, specifically CISSP, CEH and CHFI. Emilio's skills have evolved over time, studying closely and constantly staying well informed of the growing cyber threats. These are just some of the few reasons why Emilio brings to his classes more than just what's in the books.
Enayat M.
- Bachelors Degree in Mathematics and holder of several Cisco, CompTIA and Microsoft certifications. - Experienced instructor working in the field since 1999 and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning since 2006. - Worked as Technical Support at Solomon Smith Barney/Citibank. Bio: Enayat Meer has a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics and holds numerous certifications such as A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA, MCT, and MCTS to name a few. He is an experienced trainer, and has served as an A+, NT4.0, Window 2000 and Windows 2003 instructor in a variety of New York schools since 1999. Since that time, he has also provided technical support at Solomon Smith Barney/Citibank in its private banking and global assets management group. Enayat has trained over 800 students at NetCom Learning. He has been a Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning since 2006 and his hands-on project expertise is an invaluable addition to NetCom Learning's classroom instruction, helping to bring theoretical topics to life.
J Tom K.
- Software Developer and sought-after Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with over 30 years of hands-on experience.
- Expert in Microsoft technologies: .NET Framework, C#, VB .NET, ASP .NET, XML Web Services, ADO .NET, SQL Server, SharePoint Portal Server, Content Management Server, Commerce Server, BizTalk, MSMQ, COM+, COM Migration to .NET and PocketPC development.
- Extremely knowledgeable and rated as excellent by NetCom Learning students.


Bio:

Tom Kinser is an accomplished Software Developer and sought-after Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). Tom is also an expert in successfully designing software, managing and training programmers for over 30 years.

Tom specializes in helping businesses, enterprises, and government agencies apply current technologies to solve their unique business problems. He accomplishes this via hands-on training in cutting-edge programming and database design techniques. Tom consistently delivers successful training engagements in both classroom and live-online settings and is rated as excellent by NetCom Learning students.
Jayson F.
- Over 32 years of experience as well as 18 certifications, including Cisco, CompTIA, and Microsoft.
- Strong background, with web development & design of infrastructure for companies such as AT&T, Sports Illustrated, and Toys R Us.
- Specialist in applying process and finding solutions to solve them in addition to training people in the skills to manage the process and meet goals.

Bio:

Jayson is a talented and valued Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with over 32 years of IT experience. Along with web development & design of infrastructure for companies such as AT&T, Sports Illustrated, and Toys R Us, he holds several IT certifications. He is a CCDA, CCNA, Security+ certified, MCDBA, and MCSE to name a few.

Jayson's focus is on finding solutions to problems and applying process to solve them. He instructs professionals in the skills to manage the process and meet goals, which makes him a respected trainer at NetCom Learning.
Michael G.
- Over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer.
- An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, as well as select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.
- High-skilled and acclaimed instructor. Has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning.

Bio:

Michael has over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer. An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, Michael also teaches select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.

Michael's dedication and passion for teaching is unmatched. He has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning since 2006 and his evaluation scores average 8.7 out of 9.
Owen J.
- NY State Certified instructor since 1998.
- Highly-skilled A+ and Network+ instructor; consistently scoring 9/9 on evaluation scores.
- Acclaimed by students to be a very knowledgeable and hands-on instructor, while mixing personal and professional experiences with training.

Bio:

Owen has a NY State instructor license since 1998 and has been working in the industry since then. He is a Subject Matter Expert in A+ and Network+, consistently scoring 9/ 9 on student evaluation scores.

Owen brings real life situations into the classroom to help students better understand how the technology is being used and how to resolve issues. He is very acclaimed by his students for his knowledge and teaching techniques.
Patrick L.
- More than 13 years working in the IT field and more than a decade holding a Microsoft Trainer certification.
- Widely recognized as Microsoft Exchange Subject Matter Expert.
- Averages 8.6 out of 9 on NetCom Learning instructor evaluation scores.

Bio:

Patrick began working in the IT field as a network administrator and message systems specialist in 1999. After two years he found his calling as a Microsoft Certified Trainer and has been a top-rated educator ever since.

Since 2007, Patrick has been focusing heavily on the Microsoft Exchange product family, where he's widely recognized as a leading authority and Subject Matter Expert. He is a sought-after consultant in the design, management and upgrade of client/server networks to Active Directory. Patrick is a favorite among NetCom Learning students, averaging 8.6 out of 9 on evaluation scores.
Paul B.
- Microsoft Office Specialist with over 14 years of training experience.
- Expert in the IT industry, working in the IT field since 1986.
- Highly rated instructor with an all-time average evaluation score of 8.7 out of 9.

Bio:

Paul is Subject Matter Expert specializing in the Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint end-user technologies with more than 25 years of practical experience in the IT industry. He is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with over 14 years of training experience.

A sought-after instructor and eternal favorite among students, his instructor feedback scores are among the industry's highest at 8.7 out of 9.0. As a trainer, his knowledge and passion for the subject matter as well as his personable nature, excellent communications skills and sense of humor are implicit in every class. NetCom Learning is proud to have Paul on our roster of IT geniuses.
Ramesh P.
Ramesh holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science with specialization in Information Security and is pursuing his Doctoral degree in IT from the University of South Australia (UniSA). He is a one of a kind trainer - he has been working in the IT field since 1995 and is an expert in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Java/J2EE, PL/SQL, VB, ASP, and XML technologies. Ramesh also has extensive experience developing and implementing BizTalk and SharePoint in large corporations, as well as more than 10 years experience working with Oracle and SQL server/Sybase databases. With more than 19 certifications, Ramesh is an IT guru and trainer with worldwide experience, which includes presentations and trainings across US, Asia, and Middle East. He is a full time instructor at NetCom Learning and we couldn't be happier in having him as one of our Subject Matter Experts.
Richard B.
- More than 25 years of know-how in the IT industry, including Product Engineering at Panasonic. - CompTIA and Microsoft Subject Matter Expert with over 9 certifications. - Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning since 2006, where has trained more than 1300 students. Bio: Richard Brown is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Subject Matter Expert specializing in Microsoft and CompTIA. Richard has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry with a successful career as Product and Network Engineer in Fortune 500 companies such as Panasonic. A sought-after enterprise technician, Richard is a natural educator teaching beginner to advanced Server 2008 R2 and SharePoint 2010 as well as A+ and Network+ classes. Richard has trained more than 1300 students at NetCom Learning with an average evaluation score of 8.6 out of 9 since 2006.
Richard L.
- Over 20 years experience in the IT industry.
- CEH and Microsoft training for many government agencies, including the United States Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- CEH and Microsoft training for Fortune corporations such as Merrill Lynch and ADP.

Bio:

Richard is a premier Microsoft Certified Trainer and Certified EC-Council Instructor. He has over 20 years of experience as a network administrator, security consultant, vulnerability assessor, and penetration tester for assorted Fortune companies.

Richard??s knowledge on the development and implementation of policies and procedures concerning the security of network data is unsurpassed. He has conducted successful CEH and Microsoft training classes for many government agencies including the United States Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as well as Fortune enterprises such as Merrill Lynch and ADP.
Richard O.
- IT specialist for over 30 years and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 1995. - Microsoft SharePoint expert since 2001. - Microsoft Lync Server top instructor. Bio: Richard has been an IT professional for over 30 years and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 1995. He has been working with Microsoft SharePoint since the first version was released in 2001; an accomplished courseware designer he was recently selected by Microsoft to contribute to the official SharePoint 2010 courseware. Richard's boot camp students enjoy unprecedented pass-rates and scores on their certification exams. Richard's specialties include Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange, Windows 7, SQL Server and Windows Server 2008. His latest passion is Microsoft Lync Server, where he is already distinguishing himself as a leading subject matter expert.
Ronald C.
- Founder and Managing Partner of Guided Technology Inc. which provides Microsoft consulting expertise and educational services for corporate and government.
- At Guided Technology, Ron was responsible for creating a strategic roadmap for First Data Corporation.
- At New York City Department of Finance, as Senior Manager & Design Architect, Ron designed and implemented IBM Servers collecting $15 billion in tax revenue.

Ron has always enjoyed teaching and instructing others, whether in the installation process of software and hardware upgrades, or as working as the Head of Training for Valinor, a Microsoft Consulting Partner, where Ron managed the company's training centers and worked as a Senior Instructor (MCT).

In addition to working in the management level of the business and software consulting market for over 18 years, Ron also worked as a Surface Warfare Officer and Weapons Officer in the United States Navy, serving two tours of duty. He served aboard the USS Tuscaloosa from 1984 -1987, and participated in two Western Pacific Deployments.

Ron loves basketball and played on Trinity College's varsity basketball team for all four years of college.

Rooz K.
- Subject Matter Expert working in the network administration field since 1996.
- Holds 21 Microsoft Certifications.
- Consistently scores 9 out of 9 on student evaluations.

Bio:

Ruzbeh Kheirabi has worked in network administration since 1996 and has extensive experience consulting, installing and customizing products required to provide robust networking for a diverse customer base. In addition, Ruzbeh got his first Microsoft certification in 2003 and since then he has added 20 more certifications.

As a NetCom Learning instructor, Ruzbeh has conducted training in CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, as well as courses for Microsoft certifications (MCDST, MCSA, and MCSE) using Microsoft Official Curriculum. He masters 9 out of 9 on evaluation scores consistently and holds an all-time average score of 8.7.
Vijanti R.
- Specialist in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, FrontPage, and Access. Microsoft Office Specialist and Microsoft Office Master.
- Degree in Information and Business Technology from South Bank University - United Kingdom.
- Business professional since 1992 and Information Technology instructor since 2003.

Bio:

Vijayanti has been a business professional for over 20 years and an Information Technology instructor for over 10 years. She is a Microsoft Office Specialist and a Microsoft Office Master with a degree in Information and Business Technology from South Bank University in the UK.

Vijayanti also trained and qualified as an Information and Communications Technology Teacher. She has been working at Netcom Learning as a Software Instructor with an extensive know-how in Microsoft Office Suites.
William "Glen" C.
- Highly experienced IT professional, working in the IT industry since 1989.
- CompTIA and Microsoft Windows Subject Matter Expert, holding several certifications from both vendors.
- Incomparable technical skills in Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008.

Bio:

Glen is an experienced IT professional, working in the IT industry since 1989. His experience began over 20 years ago, when he used to install and maintain automated systems at Time Management Systems. At the same time Glen would build computers for friends and train them as well, and that is how he developed a passion for teaching.

Glen also holds several CompTIA and Microsoft certifications. As a Subject Matter Expert, he has a lot of experience developing hands-on Server 2008 training labs and curriculums, while also giving numerous lectures on CompTIA A+, Network +, and Security +, as well as Windows 7.
RJ T.
- RJ has over 15 years of experience in the business with a focus on SAP and Microsoft platforms.
- Founder and CEO of T3 Solutions, a consulting company which provides IT solutions and training to a variety of clients.
- Cofounder and COO of the North American branch of TC&C USA, now Verba Technologies, a telephone call recording vendor, RJ was responsible for day to day operations of the company, including product introduction, and sales.

Bio:
RJ has devoted much of his time in the last few years to honing his skills as an instructor, taking classes and obtaining practical learning so that he could attain his certifications in Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Sharepoint 2010 and his Microsoft Certified Trainer certification. In 2006, RJ was awarded the Dale Carnegie Sales Talk Champion.RJ is an avid athlete and is currently a certified spinning instructor.
A love of teaching provides RJ's students with a committed, and enthusiastic instructor who ensures that his students know the expectations in his class, and who can benefit from his use of specific examples from his experience and technological background to make each class interesting and engaging. RJ believes that having a sense of humor is essential for an instructor in order to make learning fun while still covering all the required material.
Roggie C.
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The instructor was excellent. He explained the concepts before showing how to do things which was very helpful.

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