Training Videos

Training Module 1: Introduction to Views

The following slides are used in this on-line video : Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR. This is Module 1: Introduction to SAFR Views. Slide 2 This module provides you with a broad overview of the SAFR product and the basics of its graphical user…

Training Module 2: Performance Engine Overview

The following slides are used in this on-line video : Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting (or SAFR). This is module 2, “Performance Engine Overview.” Slide 2 This module provides you with an introduction to the SAFR Performance Engine and how to use it. By the end…

Training Module 4: Introduction to Lookups

The slides of this video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR. This is module 4: Introduction to Lookups. Slide 2 This module provides you with an overview of SAFR lookup processing. Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Describe…

Training Module 5: Introduction to the Format Phase

The slides for this video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR. This is module 5: “Introduction to the Format Phase.” Slide 2 This module provides you with an overview of the Format phase. By the end of this training, you should be…

Training Module 6 :Record Filtering

The slides for this training video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR. This is module 6: “Record Filtering.” Slide 2 This module provides you with an overview of SAFR record filtering. Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Use…

Training Module 7: Column Formulas

The slides used in the video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR. This is Module 7, “Column Formulas.” Slide 2 This module provides you with an overview of SAFR column formulas. Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Explain…

Training Module 8: Common Performance Engine Errors

The slides used in this video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR. This is module 8: “Common Errors Encountered When Running the Performance Engine.” Slide 2 This module provides you with an overview of common errors encountered when running the SAFR Performance…

Training Module 10: Hardcopy Formatted Output

The slides used in the video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR. This is module 10, “Hardcopy Formatted Output.” Slide 2 This module provides you with an overview of SAFR hardcopy formatted output. Upon completion of this module, you should be able…

Training Module 11: Logic Table Introduction

The slides used in the following video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the advanced training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR. This is Module 11: Logic Table Introduction and Trace Facilities. Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Understand the link between the Workbench…

Training Module 12: The Single Pass Architecture

The slides from the following video are shown below. Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR.  This is Module 12, The Single Pass Architecture Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Describe the Single Pass Architecture Read an Extract only Logic…

Training Module 13: Single Step Lookups

The slides used in the following video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR.  This is Module 13, Single Step Lookups Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Describe the Join Logic Table Describe the advantages of SAFR’s…

Training Module 14: Multi-Step Lookups

The slides for this video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR.  This is Module 14, Multi-Step Lookups Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Describe a multi-step lookup Read a Logic Table and Trace with multi-step lookups…

Training Module 15: Lookups using Constants and Symbolics

The slides used in this video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR.  This is Module 15, Lookups using Constants and Symbolics Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Read a Logic Table and Trace with constants and…

Training Module 16: Effective Dated Lookups

The slides used in the following video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR.  This is Module 16, Effective Dated Lookups Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Describe uses for effective-dated lookups Read a Logic Table and…

Training Module 17: Format Phase Views

The slides for the following video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR.  This is Module 17, Format Phase Views Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Describe uses for Format-Phase Views Read a Logic Table and Trace…

Training Module 18: Extract Time Summarization and Other Functions

The slides for the following video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR.  This is Module 18, Extract Time Summarization and Other Functions Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Describe uses for the Extract-Phase Record Aggregation (formerly…

Training Module 19: Parallel Processing

The slides for the following video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR.  This is Module 19, Parallel Processing Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Describe SAFR’s Parallel Processing feature Read a Logic Table and Trace with…

Training Module 20: Overview of SAFR User-Exit Routines

The slides used in the following video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR.  This is Module 20, Overview of SAFR User-Exit Routines Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Describe uses for SAFR user-exit routines Read a…

Training Module 21: The SAFR Write Function

The slides used in the following are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR.  This is Module 21, The SAFR Write Function Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Describe uses for SAFR Write Function Read a Logic Table…

Training Module 22: using Pipes and Tokens

The slides used in the following video are shown below: Slide 1 Welcome to the training course on IBM Scalable Architecture for Financial Reporting, or SAFR.  This is Module 22, using Pipes and Tokens Slide 2 Upon completion of this module, you should be able to: Describe uses for the SAFR piping feature Read a…

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