Debbie Hagen

Elite Exam - Data and Modeling now available!

Blog Post created by Debbie Hagen Employee on Oct 7, 2016

For those of you who are working toward your Apptio Elite TBMA Certification I have exciting news to share.  The Data and Modeling exam is now available.


The Data and Modeling exam incorporates your Apptio experience with the materials from both the Data and the Modeling columns in the Elite TBMA learning path. After completing both those sections you will be eligible to take the exam.  In this 25 question multiple choice exam, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your understanding of the following concepts:

  • managing your data in a functioning project including
    • Database relationships
    • Advanced Data Transformations
    • Versioning your data
    • improving data cleanliness
  • advanced data transformation topics such as
    • Use Map Table
    • Collapse Grid by
    • Manage Unique Row Filter
    • Using metafields to improve keys and Identifiers
  • Allocation improvement strategies
    • allocation strategies
    • validating and improving allocations
    • impacts of low quality allocations
  • using data link to automate your data load process
  • Changes you can make to improve model performance
    • how to identify poor model performance
    • Assignment ration tables and .DrillTos
    • Modeling best practices.