Lily Academy

NGDATA values our client relationships, and aims to form meaningful, long-term partnerships.

We believe that all of our clients should have a thorough understanding of each and every one of their customers in order to provide them with the best customer experiences possible. Therefore, we offer all of our clients training and certification programs to the ensure successful planning, deployment, operation and maintenance of Lily Enterprise™. 

NGDATA also offers certifications to our Partners to ensure successful planning, deployment, operation and maintenance of Lily Enterprise™. For Partners, certification of individual staff counts toward Partnership level of the company, and benefits available to that Partnership level. Be sure to certify your employees toward the better selling and support of Lily users. 

We offer our Academy training programs throughout the year. 

The Lily Academy Program contains multiple courses targeted to different user groups and with varying difficulty level.

Upon general request,  we have arranged the dates to accommodate traveling on the same day as starting the training sessions. 

The Business User 1/2 day introduction session is mandatory to follow before registering/entering any other class. Sales people also follow this training session before their individual 1/2 day sales training.
 

Lily Business User Introduction (prerequisite for all other training sessions)

The Lily Business User training is an introduction to the Lily product. This training assists all professionals who are starting with Lily to gain an understanding of the concepts surrounding and incorporated in the Lily platform. This training is a prerequisite for all other training courses. It is an 1/2 day introduction course which enables you to understand what can be accomplished with Lily. Topics include Lily positioning, basic Lily concepts and basic use case explanation.

Audience: all professionals who are starting with Lily

Duration: 0.5 Day

Dates:

Americas – March 13, 2018

EMEA – March 6, 2018

 

Lily Certified Solution Expert

The Lily Certified Solution Expert training is a valuable course that has proven to deliver capabilities in meeting real-world business requirements using Lily. This training deepens the basic Lily knowledge acquired during the Lily Business User Training by elaborating on how to implement basic use cases by configuring Lily in the right way. The participant gets the opportunity to integrate this knowledge by adjusting an existing use case in Lily. Furthermore, the participant will learn to extend his knowledge to real world use cases by implementing a new use case. After this course, the participant should have sufficient Lily knowledge and skills to translate a business use case into a Lily solution implementation and understand which use case key factors influence alternative Lily solution designs. Participants undergo testing throughout the program.

Audience: solution experts and/or consultants with no to limited experience with Lily

Prerequisites include:

  • successfully completed the Lily Business User Training
  • 'solution architect' skills (generalist rather than specialist)

Duration: 1.5 Days

Dates:

Americas – March 13 & 14, 2018

EMEA – March 6 & 7, 2018

 

Lily Certified Data Engineer

The Lily Certified Data Engineer Training program offers data engineers the ability to understand the data process within Lily Enterprise and how this fits into the client environment. It enables data engineers to manage the key data processes feeding the Lily application and other business applications. After this course, participants understand how data can be ingested in Lily (data sources, ETL and ELT), how to go from data to metrics, how to configure metrics for (groups of) customers, products (One Analytics, group DNA), how to uniquely identify customers’ through matching and configure master DNA, how to manage configurations using configuration views, how to exploit DNA to work with BI and analytical applications and support inbound and outbound customer experiences... Participants undergo testing throughout the program.

Audience: data engineers with no to limited experience with Lily

Prerequisites include:

  • successfully completed the Lily Business User Training
  • good understanding of database & schema management
  • working experience with ETL/ELT workflows
  • basic knowledge of Linux command line
  • basic knowledge of Python
  • a command line SSH client installed (Putty for Windows users, Linux and Mac users can use the standard SSH client that is already installed)

Duration: 1.5 Days

Dates: 

Americas – March 15 & 16, 2018

EMEA – March 8 & 9, 2018

 

Lily Certified Systems Engineer

The Lily Certified Systems Engineer Training program offers systems engineers the ability to understand the systems associated with a Lily Enterprise installation and running environment. Topics covered include the Lily deployment architecture, foundations, installation planning, the installation and upgrade process, configuration and tuning, authentication and authorization, operational monitoring (impact of running Lily batch processes on Lily system) and systems maintenance, trouble shooting and support, security, Lily replication and disaster recovery. Participants undergo testing throughout the program.

Audience: system engineers with no to limited experience with Lily

Prerequisites include:

  • successfully completed the Lily Business User Training
  • basic knowledge of Hadoop and its core components
  • Linux/Unix systems administration experience
  • basic networking knowledge
  • Optional: Cloudera CCAH certification, Hortonworks HDPCA

Duration: 1.5 Days

Dates: 

Americas – March 13 & 14, 2018

EMEA – March 6 & 7, 2018

 

Lily Certified Sales Specialist

The Lily Certified Sales Specialist training is for sales professionals who want to learn how to sell Lily. This training guides the sales professional through the Lily sales cycle. In the prospecting phase, learn how to qualify Lily leads. Be prepared for the typical initial meeting: present Lily as a next generation customer data platform and convey Lily’s positioning and its’ USPs, demo Lily and give an overview of the Lily solution. Get to know the typical use cases. Quickly identify customer needs and maturity and determine next steps in the sales cycle. What input do you need to answer an RFI? Learn who to pitch for and how. Know how to draft a Lily RFP.  Other topics include Lily’s pricing model, client success stories, Lily’s land and expand strategy, Lily Services and support.

Audience: sales persons with no experience with Lily who want to learn how to pitch and demo Lily

Prerequisites include:

  • successfully completed the Lily Business User Training

Duration: 0.5 Day

Dates:

Americas – March 13, 2018

EMEA – March 6, 2018