PI System Basics

NEW - Learn the basics about the PI System and OSIsoft Resources

About this course

By the end of the course, you will be able to...

  • Define the components of the PI System
  • Read and write PI Time expressions
  • Reflect on ways you can use the PI System tools in your organization
  • List multiple ways you can continue learning about the PI System and OSIsoft 

 

Level: Introductory

Suggested time commitment: 

  • 30 minutes for videos, plus 30 minutes for activities.

Course Format:

  • This course is self-paced for your convenience. Thus, there are no live components to the course, nor are there required login hours. Please use the video lectures for instruction along with the course exercises to gain experience working with the key concepts presented.
  • There are discussion breaks where you can brainstorm ideas on our linked discussion forums.
  • There is also a final quiz which you must pass to obtained a certificate of completion.
  • Once you register for a course, you will have access to the course materials 24/7 on this website.  

What are the course prerequisites?

  • None! This course should be part of your first steps as a PI System user, or can be used to help explain the benefits of the PI System if you don't already use the software at your organization.

Software Requirements

  • This course does not use a cloud environment.
  • Microsoft Office or equivalent is required to access the workbook and presentation provided.

Curriculum

  • Getting Started
  • Key Course Information
  • How to Navigate This Course
  • Offline Course Videos for Blocked YouTube Users
  • Course Workbook
  • Lesson 1 - Introduction
  • Course Introduction
  • What can you do with the PI System? Let's see a use case...
  • [DISCUSSION] Introductions and Brainstorm Use Cases
  • Lesson 2 - PI System Components
  • PI System Components
  • Building Blocks of the PI System
  • [Recap] What is a PI System?
  • Lesson 3 - PI Time + Building Blocks Demonstrated
  • PI Time
  • PI Time - Text Recap
  • Practice PI Time - Part 1
  • Practice PI Time - Part 2
  • Building Blocks Demonstrated
  • [DISCUSSION] AF Attributes vs. PI Points
  • Lesson 4 - Learn more...
  • Continue learning at learning.osisoft.com
  • Learning Channel on YouTube
  • Explore the YouTube Channel
  • myOSIsoft and the Customer Portal
  • PI Square and feedback.osisoft.com
  • Course Evaluation
  • Final Exam
  • Final Exam

About this course

By the end of the course, you will be able to...

  • Define the components of the PI System
  • Read and write PI Time expressions
  • Reflect on ways you can use the PI System tools in your organization
  • List multiple ways you can continue learning about the PI System and OSIsoft 

 

Level: Introductory

Suggested time commitment: 

  • 30 minutes for videos, plus 30 minutes for activities.

Course Format:

  • This course is self-paced for your convenience. Thus, there are no live components to the course, nor are there required login hours. Please use the video lectures for instruction along with the course exercises to gain experience working with the key concepts presented.
  • There are discussion breaks where you can brainstorm ideas on our linked discussion forums.
  • There is also a final quiz which you must pass to obtained a certificate of completion.
  • Once you register for a course, you will have access to the course materials 24/7 on this website.  

What are the course prerequisites?

  • None! This course should be part of your first steps as a PI System user, or can be used to help explain the benefits of the PI System if you don't already use the software at your organization.

Software Requirements

  • This course does not use a cloud environment.
  • Microsoft Office or equivalent is required to access the workbook and presentation provided.

Curriculum

  • Getting Started
  • Key Course Information
  • How to Navigate This Course
  • Offline Course Videos for Blocked YouTube Users
  • Course Workbook
  • Lesson 1 - Introduction
  • Course Introduction
  • What can you do with the PI System? Let's see a use case...
  • [DISCUSSION] Introductions and Brainstorm Use Cases
  • Lesson 2 - PI System Components
  • PI System Components
  • Building Blocks of the PI System
  • [Recap] What is a PI System?
  • Lesson 3 - PI Time + Building Blocks Demonstrated
  • PI Time
  • PI Time - Text Recap
  • Practice PI Time - Part 1
  • Practice PI Time - Part 2
  • Building Blocks Demonstrated
  • [DISCUSSION] AF Attributes vs. PI Points
  • Lesson 4 - Learn more...
  • Continue learning at learning.osisoft.com
  • Learning Channel on YouTube
  • Explore the YouTube Channel
  • myOSIsoft and the Customer Portal
  • PI Square and feedback.osisoft.com
  • Course Evaluation
  • Final Exam
  • Final Exam