Getting started with OSIsoft and the PI System

NEW - Become familiar with the initial steps in the OSIsoft customer journey

About this course

This module is the first part in a three-part series from the “Project Manager” learning path.

The main objective of this part is to assist you in becoming familiar with the initial steps in the OSIsoft customer journey and exploring the available training and support services. Although the focus of this module isn’t on the technical aspects of the PI System, we will provide you with an overview of the basic concepts of the OSIsoft data infrastructure. This should be enough foundational knowledge for you to successfully proceed with the other modules in this series and enable you to effectively communicate and collaborate with other stakeholders in your business.

We hope you enjoy the module and please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any comments or feedback.

By the end of the course, you will...

  • Have a better understanding of the object and breadth of OSIsoft’s operations.
  • Be familiar with how customers obtain value from our products and services.
  • Be able to describe how the PI System operates, what are its main components and what is the main suite of OSIsoft products.
  • Be aware of the learning, support and community options available.

Level: Introductory

Audience: This course is designed for people who are just starting their journey with OSIsoft and who would like to learn more about the company, its products and services and how customers are gaining valuable business impacts.

Suggested time commitment: 2 hours.

This Course Includes...

  • Videos, discussion opportunities and quizzes to help you learn the material
  • A sharable certificate of completion

Prerequisites

  • Optionally, you can first complete the "PI System Basics" course
  • This course should be part of your first steps as a PI System user or project manager.
  • You can access our YouTube content.

Software Requirements

  • There is no software requirement for this course. For the time being, simply watch the introductory video tutorials.
  • PDF reader or equivalent is required to access the workbook and presentation provided.

Further Information

  • Once you register for a course, you will have access to the course materials 24/7 on this website. 
  • This is a self-paced course. Any questions or assistance needed about the material can be asked in this course's space in the OSIsoft PI Square community
  • When you complete the examination at the end of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion which can be shared and directly posted on LinkedIn.
  • For more information about our Online Courses please visit our FAQ page

You can audit the full video lecture content right now on the OSIsoft Learning YouTube Channel

Download Course Workbook

 

Curriculum

  • Getting Started
  • Key Course Information
  • How to Navigate This Course
  • Offline Course Videos for Blocked YouTube Users
  • Course Workbook
  • Lesson 1 - Introduction to OSIsoft
  • Course Introduction
  • [POLL] Who's from what industry
  • [DISCUSSION] Introductions
  • OSIsoft overview
  • Exercise – Watch OSIsoft onboarding videos
  • Exercise – Locate an OSIsoft office
  • Learn more
  • Lesson 2 - Customer Success
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Introduction to the onboarding program
  • Software Reliance Program
  • Customer Success Stories
  • Industry examples of customer success
  • More industry examples of customer success
  • [DISCUSSION] Look at other customer stories
  • Knowledge Check
  • Learn More
  • Questions?
  • Lesson 3 - OSIsoft Products
  • Learning Outcomes
  • PI System overview
  • PI Connectors, PI Interfaces, Asset Framework
  • PI Vision, PI DataLink, PI Webparts, PI ProcessBook
  • OSIsoft Cloud Services (OCS)
  • Edge Data Store (EDS)
  • Knowledge Check
  • Learn more
  • Lesson 4 - Overview of Training Options
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Overview of learning options
  • Online Courses
  • Instructor Led and Virtual Live Classroom Training
  • Exercise – Search the OSIsoft Learning Channel
  • Exercise - Find a playlist on YouTube
  • Events, OSIsoft blog and webinars
  • Learn more
  • Lesson 5 - Overview of Support Options
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Overview of support options
  • Engaging with the community
  • OSIsoft marketplace & Feedback
  • Exercise – Navigating PI Square
  • Learn more
  • Questions?
  • Next Steps
  • Next steps
  • Course Evaluation
  • Final Exam
  • Final Exam

About this course

This module is the first part in a three-part series from the “Project Manager” learning path.

The main objective of this part is to assist you in becoming familiar with the initial steps in the OSIsoft customer journey and exploring the available training and support services. Although the focus of this module isn’t on the technical aspects of the PI System, we will provide you with an overview of the basic concepts of the OSIsoft data infrastructure. This should be enough foundational knowledge for you to successfully proceed with the other modules in this series and enable you to effectively communicate and collaborate with other stakeholders in your business.

We hope you enjoy the module and please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any comments or feedback.

By the end of the course, you will...

  • Have a better understanding of the object and breadth of OSIsoft’s operations.
  • Be familiar with how customers obtain value from our products and services.
  • Be able to describe how the PI System operates, what are its main components and what is the main suite of OSIsoft products.
  • Be aware of the learning, support and community options available.

Level: Introductory

Audience: This course is designed for people who are just starting their journey with OSIsoft and who would like to learn more about the company, its products and services and how customers are gaining valuable business impacts.

Suggested time commitment: 2 hours.

This Course Includes...

  • Videos, discussion opportunities and quizzes to help you learn the material
  • A sharable certificate of completion

Prerequisites

  • Optionally, you can first complete the "PI System Basics" course
  • This course should be part of your first steps as a PI System user or project manager.
  • You can access our YouTube content.

Software Requirements

  • There is no software requirement for this course. For the time being, simply watch the introductory video tutorials.
  • PDF reader or equivalent is required to access the workbook and presentation provided.

Further Information

  • Once you register for a course, you will have access to the course materials 24/7 on this website. 
  • This is a self-paced course. Any questions or assistance needed about the material can be asked in this course's space in the OSIsoft PI Square community
  • When you complete the examination at the end of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion which can be shared and directly posted on LinkedIn.
  • For more information about our Online Courses please visit our FAQ page

You can audit the full video lecture content right now on the OSIsoft Learning YouTube Channel

Download Course Workbook

 

Curriculum

  • Getting Started
  • Key Course Information
  • How to Navigate This Course
  • Offline Course Videos for Blocked YouTube Users
  • Course Workbook
  • Lesson 1 - Introduction to OSIsoft
  • Course Introduction
  • [POLL] Who's from what industry
  • [DISCUSSION] Introductions
  • OSIsoft overview
  • Exercise – Watch OSIsoft onboarding videos
  • Exercise – Locate an OSIsoft office
  • Learn more
  • Lesson 2 - Customer Success
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Introduction to the onboarding program
  • Software Reliance Program
  • Customer Success Stories
  • Industry examples of customer success
  • More industry examples of customer success
  • [DISCUSSION] Look at other customer stories
  • Knowledge Check
  • Learn More
  • Questions?
  • Lesson 3 - OSIsoft Products
  • Learning Outcomes
  • PI System overview
  • PI Connectors, PI Interfaces, Asset Framework
  • PI Vision, PI DataLink, PI Webparts, PI ProcessBook
  • OSIsoft Cloud Services (OCS)
  • Edge Data Store (EDS)
  • Knowledge Check
  • Learn more
  • Lesson 4 - Overview of Training Options
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Overview of learning options
  • Online Courses
  • Instructor Led and Virtual Live Classroom Training
  • Exercise – Search the OSIsoft Learning Channel
  • Exercise - Find a playlist on YouTube
  • Events, OSIsoft blog and webinars
  • Learn more
  • Lesson 5 - Overview of Support Options
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Overview of support options
  • Engaging with the community
  • OSIsoft marketplace & Feedback
  • Exercise – Navigating PI Square
  • Learn more
  • Questions?
  • Next Steps
  • Next steps
  • Course Evaluation
  • Final Exam
  • Final Exam