Elite Technology Business Management Analyst Certification

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Apptio and TBM

Apptio provides a suite of cloud applications that give you the facts you need to:

  • Manage IT as a business.
  • Make IT organizations strategic partners to the businesses in which they reside.


Apptio Elite Technology Business Management Analysts (ETBMAs) use Apptio to deliver TBM success and advance their organizations.


Apptio Certified Elite TBMA: 


ETBMAs have demonstrated mastery in Apptio TBM Data, Modeling, Reporting, and Troubleshooting and further serve as thought leaders in the TBM Adoption space. Becoming an ETBMA requires extensive study and the successful completion of multiple examinations designed to validate industry knowledge, Apptio product expertise, and real-world TBMA skill.


Program Requirements:

  • Apptio Recognized TBMA title 
    • Complete 50 hours of study and an online examination
  • Mastery of Apptio Data and Modeling
    • Go deeper into best practices for supporting and managing your Data in Apptio. Gain a comprehensive understanding of allocations and modeling for performance.
    • Successfully pass an online examination on data management and Apptio modeling 
  • Mastery of Apptio Reporting and Troubleshooting
    • Apply advanced techniques for custom report creation and develop the skill necessary to resolve miscalculations. 
    • Successfully complete a hands-on product validation. Candidates are supplied with a real-world value statement for which they must build a supporting Apptio report, troubleshoot any issues highlighted by the report and finally create a brief presentation to explain and defend the reports findings.
    • Candidates who do not successfully pass the exam after 2 attempts must wait a 30 day study period before reattempting and must submit a recorded version of their report presentation.
  • Demonstrated TBM thought leadership
    • Build skills in communicating, presenting and helping others to adopt TBM
    • Establish and maintain thought leadership on TBM Community


View the full ETBMA course and examination path here.


Current ETBMAs

  • View current title holders and their Apptio Comunity blog posts from the ETBMA Wall of Fame


A Note for Apptio Employees or Partners

The Elite TBMA certification is designed for and awarded to individuals who consistently use Apptio within an Apptio customer organization. For information on employee or partner programs, consult your manager or partner manager respectively. 

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