MicroStrategy Launches Jump Start

TYSONS CORNER, Virginia, August 17, 2016

MicroStrategy Launches Jump Start, Free Education Program to Kickstart MicroStrategy 10™ Adoption. New, In-person Training in Nine Different Languages Opens up in 29 Cities.

MicroStrategy® Incorporated, a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, today announced the launch of Jump Start, a free educational program designed to help MicroStrategy customers, partners, and prospects build practical skills and learn MicroStrategy 10 functionality to drive faster adoption across the enterprise. The five-day program is appropriate for all skills levels and will be held monthly in cities around the world.

“Data is a powerful business tool when you can explore, analyze, and visualize it to make better decisions,” said Rohit Amba, Senior Vice President of Education Services, MicroStrategy Incorporated. “The new Jump Start program is designed to let customers, partners and prospective customers test drive MicroStrategy’s industry-leading analytics, mobility, and telemetry applications to solve real-world business problems.”

Starting this month, Jump Start training will be delivered in nine different languages including English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Korean, Japanese and Chinese, and take place in 29 cities around the world:

– The Americas: Atlanta, Georgia; Boston, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Los Angeles, California; San Francisco, California; New York, New York; Tysons Corner, Virginia; Toronto, Canada; Mexico City, Mexico; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
– Europe, Africa and the Middle East: Barcelona, Spain; Cologne, Germany; Lisbon, Portugal; London, England; Madrid, Spain; Milan, Italy; Paris La Defense, France; Warsaw, Poland; Zurich, Switzerland; Johannesburg (Bryanston), South Africa; and Dubai.
– Asia Pacific: Hangzhou, China; Seoul, Korea; Singapore; Sydney, Australia; and Tokyo, Japan.

The program will teach MicroStrategy fundamentals, as well as more advanced topics such as creating visually compelling dashboards; connecting to data from a variety of sources including Salesforce, Facebook and Hadoop®; and creating mobile apps that deliver critical insights to users. Each day-long class is structured to stand on its own, so participants can choose to sign up for a single day or attend the full week program.

“Excellence in BI doesn’t start and end with selecting an enterprise software platform—it takes ongoing training and education to build an empowered user community capable of great things,” said Michael J. Saylor, CEO, MicroStrategy Incorporated. “We recognize that standing up an enterprise analytics platform is a long-term investment. We are excited about the Jump Start program and look forward to training customers, partners and prospective customers interested in using our newest and most innovative analytics technology to transform their data.”

About MicroStrategy Incorporated

Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. The Company’s mission is to provide enterprise analytics, mobility, and telemetry platforms that are flexible, powerful, scalable, and user-friendly. To learn more, visit MicroStrategy online, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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