Stratum INSIGHT
Web-Based Training Series
Winter 2022

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.

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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’re new to using Stratum or want a simple tutorial on Stratum basics this session is for you! During the class, we’ll show you the best resources that are available to novice users, along with how to simply use Stratum to see and find the information you are looking for. We’ll share some tips and techniques for helping you with the most common tasks related to viewing and navigating through your Stratum data. We’ll focus on ‘just the basics’ so you can see how easy it is to use Stratum.
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This session picks up from the Part I session for new users, we’ll show how to drill, filter and sort the data as needed among a few other fundamental concepts. Join us as we wrap up our section designed to help you understand the basics of Stratum!
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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 use Power BI for building visual dashboards and Excel for creating sales and other plans, we invite you to tune into this session! During it, we 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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Need to add a custom grouping not found in your ERP solution to your Products or Customers? You can easily accomplish this in Stratum using the Master Data Import. This function was added to Stratum based on customers looking to add new attributes and groupings to data to allow for additional reporting and analysis that is not possible using only the data attributes coming from ERP master data.
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If you’re interested in being able to quickly and easily create and display multiple views of Stratum data on a single page without having to know how to program, you’ll want to attend this session. Learn how to create simple dashboard concepts in minutes using Stratum and supply the necessary dashboards executives need to guide the business. Tune in and check it out!
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