INSIGHT Web-Based Education (On Demand)

INSIGHT Recordings

Using the Stratum Connectors for Power BI & Excel 2022-09-29

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.

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Building Stratum Views – A Focus on Using Business Calculations 2022-09-15

This class is a must-attend for entry-level users and those simply looking to refresh their skills when it comes to building calculations. During it, we provide a step-by-step review of calculation building in Stratum. We show you how to create some common business calculations that you can put to use right away when building your Stratum views. And we discuss and demo some of the functions available in Stratum to make calculation building easier for you.

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Broadcast Manager: Automating Stratum Report Delivery & Alerts 2022-08-25

This INSIGHT class covers all of the steps you need to easily deliver Stratum reports and alerts to key users throughout your business. We show you how to distribute views via email and file share and the most optimal way to build alerts in Stratum that notify folks about business events that require their attention. In addition, we discuss and show you some of our newest features in Stratum 7.4 for managing broadcast actions.

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Building Stratum Views: A Focus on Time Dimensions 2022-08-11

Tune into this session to learn more about using Stratum’s time dimensions. During it we provide some guidance about when you should use “based” versus “absolute” time in your views, how you can set up trend-style views by month / weeks / days, how to drill in on time within your views, and numerous other tips and tricks related to time-based analysis in Stratum.

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Using the Stratum Connectors for Power BI & Excel 2022-09-29

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.

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Creating Sales Plans & Budgets With Stratum 2022-04-07

Join us during this session to see how easy it is to put a sales plan into Stratum and measure your performance to plan without having to go back and forth between multiple spreadsheets or apps! We’ll show you how more Stratum customers are bringing their sales planning data into Stratum from Excel to create multi-level plans. Plus, we’ll show you how you can take advantage of Stratum’s Data Copy function to easily “seed” your sales budgets and forecasts with existing Stratum data. Take the hassle out of sales planning even further with Stratum software you already own today!

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Financial Reporting with Stratum 2021-11-11

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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Broadcast Manager: Automating Stratum Report Delivery & Alerts 2022-08-25

This INSIGHT class covers all of the steps you need to easily deliver Stratum reports and alerts to key users throughout your business. We show you how to distribute views via email and file share and the most optimal way to build alerts in Stratum that notify folks about business events that require their attention. In addition, we discuss and show you some of our newest features in Stratum 7.4 for managing broadcast actions.

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Building Graphical Dashboards in Stratum V7.4: Best Practices 2022-07-14

We invite you to tune into this session and discover the new charting features offered in Stratum Dashboards. During the class we highlight several ways to visually showcase your data using gauges and a variety of other charting options. We offer up some best practices relative to what’s too much or too little when it comes to charting your data. We show you how to structure your charts so you can easily jump to views to see the underlying detail, and so much more!

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Stratum Dashboards 2022-03-24

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 listen in to 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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Managing Dimensions & Categories in Stratum 2022-05-05

During this class, we provide some tips and techniques for managing categories and dimensions in Stratum. This includes ways to manage unused dimensions and measures. We show you how to manage access to data attributes. And we discuss easy-to-manage filtering menu options for your more populated dimensions. This is the perfect class for new Administrators or for anyone who could use a little refresher on managing dimensions and categories of data within Stratum.

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Archiving & Cleaning Up Stratum 2022-04-21

It’s that time of year – and if you’ve been using Stratum for a while, there probably are a number of areas that could use some Spring cleaning. Join us during this session as we discuss those areas and the best ways to clean them up! We show you how to better organize Stratum views and the best way to archive those not regularly used. We also review best practices for archiving data that’s stored in Stratum, better manage Stratum users and objects, and customize the look and feel of your views and view groups.

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Preview of Stratum V7.4 2022-06-23

Tune into this session to discover the new enhancements that Silvon is delivering to you in V7.4 of Stratum. We discuss and show you the new graphing capabilities within Stratum Dashboards. The enhanced messaging available in the Broadcast Manager is also be shown. Thanks for listening in!

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Building Stratum Views – A Focus on Using Business Calculations 2022-09-15

This class is a must-attend for entry-level users and those simply looking to refresh their skills when it comes to building calculations. During it, we provide a step-by-step review of calculation building in Stratum. We show you how to create some common business calculations that you can put to use right away when building your Stratum views. And we discuss and demo some of the functions available in Stratum to make calculation building easier for you.

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Building Stratum Views: A Focus on Time Dimensions 2022-08-11

Tune into this session to learn more about using Stratum’s time dimensions. During it we provide some guidance about when you should use “based” versus “absolute” time in your views, how you can set up trend-style views by month / weeks / days, how to drill in on time within your views, and numerous other tips and tricks related to time-based analysis in Stratum.

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Stratum as a Service 2022-06-09

More and more Silvon customers are moving Stratum to the cloud to offload their IT resources by having Silvon host and manage Stratum for them. During this session, we discuss Stratum’s cloud architecture, the security and access measures that have been put into place for Silvon’s cloud-based clients, and what’s involved to move Stratum to the cloud should you be interested in pursuing this option with us.

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Stratum: Did You Know? 2022-05-19

There are so many things you can do in Stratum, but perhaps you’re not familiar with all of them! In this session, we cover some key tips and tricks that you may not be aware of, including cool ways to search for Stratum views, tips for including multiple values in your search selections, ways to paste search values, how to show dimensions descriptions and not values, best practices for overriding view page sizes, tips for changing user options and a whole lot more. Tune in to discover some cool things you may not be doing in Stratum today and to ask about anything we can help you with!

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Adding New Custom Groupings 2022-03-10

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. Tune in to learn more about using this function!

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Intro to Stratum for New Users – Part II – The Basics Cont’d 2022-01-27

This session picks up from the Part I session for new users. During it, we show you 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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Intro to Stratum for New Users – Part 1 (Resources Available & The Basics) 2022-01-13

If you’re new to using Stratum or want a simple tutorial on Stratum basics this session is for you! During the class, we 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 share some tips and techniques for helping you with the most common tasks related to viewing and navigating through your Stratum data. We focus on ‘just the basics’ so you can see how easy it is to use Stratum.

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Stratum View Building 101 2021-10-28

If you’re new to Stratum or looking for a refresher on some of its core functions, tune into this info-packed session! During it, we 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 are covered. We also show how you can control the cosmetic look of your Stratum views using various display options. In addition, we dish up some tips and tricks for navigating your views, so they perform efficiently for you!

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Intro to Stratum Calculations 2021-10-14

If you need to define view definitions with calculated columns, this course shows you how to create various types of common calculations like column difference, percentage calculations and conditional statements, among others. We also show you how to use the pre-defined Stratum functions, member properties and time dimensions to create calculations. Plus, we share ways in which you can use calculations to create Traffic Lights and Status Indicators as part of your views.

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Stratum Viewer Calculations 2021-02-04

If you’d like to add to your repertoire of advanced Viewer usage by extending your knowledge of calculations, you won’t want to miss this Advanced–level session. During this session we’ll go through the steps to create some of the calculated measures that we’ve had questions about in the past. Armed with this knowledge you’ll be able to take further advantage of Stratum. This session is “super–charged” in terms of content level, so we highly recommend that Advanced Users only listen in!

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