Web-Based Training Series
Fall 2021

Gain tips and techniques to help you better manage and use Stratum whether you’re new to the application, looking to explore more advanced uses of it, or simply interested in refreshing your skills.

Be part of the action with Stratum INSIGHT education!

Held bi-weekly, Stratum INSIGHT sessions deliver the know-how you need to exceed with your planning, analysis and reporting initiatives. The sessions are taught LIVE over the Internet by a Stratum expert while providing the opportunity for participants and the instructor to interact with each other.

INSIGHT is available free-of-charge to all Silvon customers on maintenance. Each class is less than 30 minutes in duration and kicks off at 11:00 a.m. (Central).

Course Information

If you need to define view definitions with calculated columns, this course will show you how to create various types of common calculations like column difference, percentage calculations and conditional statements, among others. We’ll also show you how to use the pre-defined Stratum functions, member properties and time dimensions to create calculations. Plus, we’ll share ways in which you can use calculations to create Traffic Lights and Status Indicators as part of your views.
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If you’re new to Stratum or looking for a refresher on some of its core functions, you won’t want to miss this info-packed session! We’ll cover a host of best practices for building Stratum views, starting from building a view from scratch and the effort and thought process involved. Primary elements such as dimensions, measures, time-ranges, filtering and sorting will be covered. We’ll also show how you can control the cosmetic look of your Stratum views using various display options. In addition, we’ll dish up some tips and tricks for navigating your views, so they perform efficiently for you!
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Join us during this session to learn how the Financial analytics within Stratum can be used to drive a consensus-based budgeting and planning process for your business; foster improved management of budgets and expenses; and link financial reports with your operational performance metrics. You’ll also learn how to use the new Excel Add-In to pull Stratum data into your financial reports, charts and dashboards and automatically refresh that data once your financial reports and visuals have been created.
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Make sure your Stratum environment is ready for the new year by tuning into this recorded session! We’ll walk through the items to verify so you are ready for 2022… and offer suggestions for getting your year-end tasks completed as effectively as possible.
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If you use Power BI for building visual dashboards and Excel for creating sales and other plans, you won’t want to miss this session! During it, we’ll take you step-by-step through the process of creating and displaying 3-to-4 drill-through visualizations of Stratum data within a Power BI report. You’ll also see how easy it is to request information from Stratum when working on your sales plans and budgets in Excel … and then push updated plan and budget information back into the Stratum data hub. We look forward to showing you how you can leverage these powerful, new Stratum connectors!
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