IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook

i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium - Information Store Upload

This video shows you how to upload user-created data into the Information Store.

Time: 1 minute

i2 Analyst's Notebook - Archiving function
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This video shows you the archiving function. This feature allows you to automatically create backup copies of the different versions of an Analyst's Notebook (ANB) chart. For example, this will allow you to go back to a previous version of the ANB chart if any of the following situations occur:

  • the ANB chart file is corrupted and cannot be opened in ANB
  • you made a mistake and deleted the ANB file,
  • the changes you made on the chart were wrong
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Duration: 7 minutes


i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium - Information Store Live Formatting

This video covers the live formatting tool which was introduced in i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium version 9.1.1.

When live formatting is started, Information Store records are conditionally formatted as they are added to the chart.

Time: 2 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook - Display page boundaries
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This video shows you how to display the page boundaries for a chart in i2 Analyst's Notebook.

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Duration: 1 minute

New field actions in i2 Analyst's Notebook import
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The version 9.2.0 of IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook offers 2 new features in the Field Actions of the Import function.

  • The first one allows you to split imported text using a defined delimiter. For example, you can split an email address using the "@" character.
  • The second new Field Action feature is the ability to copy Field Action parameters from one field to another field.

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Duration: 11 minutes

i2: PMESII/ASCOPE Analysis with Sintelix

Sintelix is a plug-in for i2 Analyst's Notebook which allows users to process unstructured documents.

In this demonstration, you will be shown how Sintelix can assist with an PMESII/ASCOPE (Political, Military, Economic, Social, Infrastructure Information /  Areas, Structures, Capabilities, Organizations, People and Events) analysis methodology.

This video demonstrates three separate PMESII/ASCOPE approaches:

  • taxonomy-based approach
  • search-based approach
  • extraction-based approach

Time:  4 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook - Maximize the chart size

This video shows you how to hide panes (such as the Insert from Palette pane) in the i2 Analyst's Notebook window so you can maximize the size of your chart window. This course includes a demonstration on the options to use to hide and show panes.

Duration: 5 minutes

i2: Battlefield Intelligence with Sintelix Demonstration

Sintelix is a plug-in for i2 Analyst's Notebook which allows users to process unstructured documents.

In this demonstration, you will see how quick and easy it is to gather intelligence and understand the battlefield picture with Sintelix.

Time: 3 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook - The Snapshots function

This video shows you how to use the i2 Analyst's Notebook Snapshots function.

You can take any number of snapshots of your chart as you build it, and then later view each snapshot in turn.

This function shows you how information is added to the chart over time. Snapshots are also a useful way of focusing certain areas of your chart, for example, a particular group of entities. Snapshots are saved to your chart.

Duration: 6 minutes.

i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium - Information Store Record Inspector and Summary Bar

This video covers the new i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium function for the Information Store which allows an analyst to add notes within the Record Inspector to provide additional searchable information about an item.

This feature is new in i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium v9.0.7.

Time: 1 minute

i2 Analyst's Notebook - Rename conditional formatting specifications
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This video takes you through the improved conditional formatting specification rename shortcut available in IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook 9.2.0.

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Duration: 2 minutes


i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium - Information Store Quick Search

This video describes the new i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium function which provides the Information Store with a simple but flexible word-based search of all stored data.

This function is new in i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium v9.0.4.

Time: 1 minute

i2 Analyst's Notebook - Icon name analysis attribute
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This video take you through the new icon name analysis attribute available in IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook 9.2.0.

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Duration: 2 minutes


i2 - Sintelix OSINT and Multidimensional Analysis Demonstration

Sintelix is a plug-in for i2 Analyst's Notebook which allows users to process unstructured documents.

In this demonstration, Sintelix answers the key analysis questions of what, where and when.

In this example, Sintelix is used to analyze a range of data including OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) data, news articles and military reports, to extract key events.

You will then quickly see when and where key events that occurred with visual analysis tools, all inside Sintelix.

Time: 4 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook - Alignment shortcuts
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This video walks you through the new alignment shortcuts available in IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook 9.2.0.

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Duration: 1 minute

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook Tips and Tricks: Docking Task Panes

This video explains how to open, close, hide, move and resize Analyst's Notebook task panes.

i2: Sintelix Advanced Search Demonstration

Sintelix is a plug-in for i2 Analyst's Notebook which allows users to process unstructured documents.

This video demonstrates the power of Sintelix search, enabling quick and easy finding of data.

Sintelix offers a range of advanced search features including:

  • raw text search
  • document tag search
  • metadata search
  • find similar documents
  • stacked queries
  • wildcards
  • boolean logic
  • fuzzy searching
  • proximity searching
  • predefined watch list search

Time: 4 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook: Additional font options
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This video walks you through the new font color, shading and size options available to you in i2 Analyst's Notebook version 9.2.0.

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Duration: 2 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook - Archiving function

This course provides details on the archiving function available in i2 Analyst's Notebook (ANB) v9.2.0 and higher. This feature allows you to automatically create backup copies of the different versions of an ANB chart. So if any of the following situations occur, you can go back to a previous version of the ANB chart:

  • The chart file is corrupted and cannot be opened in ANB
  • The chart file is accidentally deleted
  • The changes made to a chart are incorrect

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Duration: 7 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium - Information Store Expand with Conditions

This video covers the new feature which allows i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium to do a selective expand for charted Information Store records.

This expand with conditions function was added in i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium 9.0.6.

Time: 1 minute

i2: Sintelix Harvester - Web and Social Media Data Extraction Introduction

Overview

Sintelix Harvester is customizable solution for extracting data from multiple web sources such news, wikis, forums, blogs and social media. You can use this solution with your IBM i2 products.

You can harvest a single page at a time or many in a batch. The system extracts text and also hyperlinks. You can harvest recursively.

Harvester only identifies relevant data, ignoring navigation, side bars, footers, advertising and any other unwanted text and passes it to Sintelix to organise, create associations and build a network.

Sintelix recognizes entities, relationships and properties from the extracted data.

Objective

  • Learn how to harvest data from web and social media in order to conduct investigations

Duration

5 minutes


i2 Analyst's Notebook and Premium 9.0.0 What's New - Part 2

Description

This video is part 2 of a two part series on what's new in version 9.0.0 of i2 Analyst's Notebook and i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium.  In this video, you will be shown how to:

  • connect data sources to i2 Analyst's Notebook
  • access information in i2 Analyze through the Intelligence Portal
  • access data from i2 i Base database
  • move i2 Analyst's Notebook task panes
  • use the File menu options
  • access and change the quick access bar menu
  • hide the i2 Analyst's Notebook ribbon interface

Duration

22 minutes

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook and Analyst's Notebook Premium v9.0.0 - What's new - Part 1

Objective

  • Learn how to use the new ribbon navigation which is part of i2 Analyst's Notebook version 9.0.0

Duration

12 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium v9 - Information Store Adhoc Importer Introduction

Objectives

Understand how the importer works with the Information Store

Duration

10 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook v9 - Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar

Objective

  • Learn about the new quick access toolbar
  • Know how to make changes to the quick access toolbar
  • Understand what tasks are under each specific ribbon

Duration

2:17 minutes

i2: Sintelix Unstructured Data Demonstration

Overview

This course demonstrates how Sintelix allows you to utilize unstructured data in IBM i2 products.

This solution provides automation of manual collation and ingestion of unstructured data from a vast range of sources.

This integrated Sintelix with IBM i2 solution provides the ability to analyze both structured and unstructured data with ease.

Duration

3 minutes

i2: Sintelix Text Intelligence Solution Introduction

Overview

Sintelix is the text intelligence software solution for intelligence, law enforcement and defense analysts. Sintelix offers fast and accurate text analytics.

Integrate with IBM i2 to analyze both structured and unstructured data with power and ease with a complete end to end text intelligence solution.

Objective

  • Learn how the Sintelix integrated solution is used as a text intelligence software solution for i2 Analyst's Notebook

Duration

5 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook v9 - Spell Checking

Objective

  • Understand how to detect and fix spell mistakes within chart item properties

Duration

7 minutes

i2 - Sintelix Web Harvest Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Demonstration

This course provides a walk-through of Sintelix which can extract data from open source intelligence (OSINT) sources for analysis. This product works together with IBM i2 software.

In this demonstration, Sintelix is used to extract data from web pages on the topic of Syria.

i2 Analyst's Notebook - QRadar Integration

Objective

Learn how i2 Analyst's Notebook QRadar Offense investigator provides integration between QRadar SIEM and i2 Analyst's Notebook.

Duration

2 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook - ESRI Maps Overview

Objective
Understand how in i2 Analyst's Notebook you can use ESRI maps to provide an integrated mapping capability with ESRI's portal for ArcGIS ArcGIS  is a system for the management, analysis, and display of geographic information.

Duration
2 minutes


i2 Analyst's Notebook v9 - Find Connecting Entities

Objective

  • Know how to reveal the network connections between entities

Duration

15 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook v9 - List Most Connected

Objective

  • Know how to reveal the network connections between entities

Duration

1:03 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook - Additional Cyber and Social Media Icons

Objectives

  • Know what additional cyber icons have been added to the Cyber Crime palette
  • Learn about the new social media palette

Duration

1 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook: How to Add Entities to an ESRI Map Using i2 iBase

Objectives

  • Understand how to prepare entities so that you can place the entities in an ESRI map using iBase
  • Know how to move the entities into an ESRI map in Analyst's Notebook


Time

12 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook - How to Install ESRI Maps

Objective

Know the steps to install ESRI maps in Analyst's Notebook or Analyst's Notebook Premium


Time

2:32 minutes

i2 Analyst's Notebook: Introduction to Social Network Analysis

The two videos in this course provide an introduction to Social Network Analysis (SNA) and the SNA interface. The topics covered include:

  • What is Social Network Analysis
  • What kind of relationships does SNA help you analyze
  • What does the SNA interface look like in i2 Analyst's Notebook
  • What is enhanced analysis
  • What is normalize results
  • What are advanced options in the SNA interface

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook v9.x - Compatibility Printing Mode

This video shows you how to resolve some printing issues which can be experienced when printing charts from IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook.

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook: Data Duplication

This course presents a series of videos dealing with data duplication on IBM Analyst's Notebook chart. The ways to resolve or working with the data duplication is using one of the many options within the i2 Analyst's Notebook application. These topics describe the following:

  • Provides the three kinds of duplicate data and how you might choose to resolve the duplication.
  • Describes how to handle the duplicate data when it is imported into i2 Analyst's Notebook.
  • Use the Find Matching Entities option,  which essentially means Fund Duplicate Entities in i2 Analyst's Notebook. The video describes how to use the Find Matching Entities option.
  • Describes how to use Smart Matching within i2 Analyst's Notebook to find matches in the data.
  • Provides an example of how to use the Smart Matching Against Selection option when searching for matching data.
  • Introduces using the Previously Linked Matches option to retrieve all the matches you previously found and linked.
  • Describes how to exclude two or more entities that are not duplicates. This prevents those matches from occurring in future Find Matching Entities searches.

i2 Analyst's Notebook: Healthcare Billing Fraud Use Case

This course provides two example use cases using i2 Analyst's Notebook. The cases  are for healthcare billing fraud.

  • Example 1 shows you how  i2 Analyst's Notebook can help protect a healthcare company from billing fraud using i2 Analyst's Notebook in conjunction with i2 Intelligence Portal and IBM Case Manager .
  • Example 2 walks you through how i2 Analyst's Notebook can help you narrow down suspects in a billing fraud scheme using i2 Analyst's Notebook in conjunction with i2 Intelligence Portal.

i2 Analyze Connector Creator - A Simple First Deployment

This video describes the first step you need to take in order to build your first i2 Analyze connector creator configuration file.

Duration

6 minutes

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook Merging Entities and Links and Combining Attributes

These videos provide you with an introduction to merging entities and links, and, combining attributes.

  • It is useful to merge entities when you identify two or more entities on your chart that represent the same real-world object. For example, you might incorporate data into your chart from a source that uses different naming conventions or you might discover that several people on your chart are the same person with different aliases.
  • It is useful to merge links when you have several links between two entities that represent a number of events and you want to represent them as a single link. For example, you might want to represent several transactions from one bank account to another as a single link that indicates the total amount that is transferred.
  • in the case of attributes, if you add data from two data sources, the different sources might use different attribute classes to denote the same information. You can combine these two classes into a single attribute class.
  • IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook: Finding Networks in a Chart Part 1

    This course is a set of videos that provide an overview of ways to find a network within an i2 Analyst's Notebook chart.

    The topics for the three videos in this course are:

    • Calculate Binding Strength
    • Find Clusters
    • Find Connecting Network

    IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook Semantic Types

    This video will discuss semantic types and the role they play in searching and analysis in Analyst’s Notebook.

    IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook Activity View

    This video provides an introduction to the IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook activity view. When you add items to the Activity View, any temporal data that is associated with them is represented as activity indicators on the item timeline. The activity indicators provide a different view of the data, allowing greater visibility and comparison.

    IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook Conditional Formatting

    This video provides an introduction to IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook conditional formatting feature. Conditional formatting is a process of defining and applying rules to change the chart items appearance automatically based on the item properties.

    i2 Analyst's Notebook: Analyst's Notebook chart types

    Charts are how data is displayed in IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook. This video investigates the differences between analysis and presentation charts as well as the distinctions between association and timeline charts.

    i2 Analyst's Notebook Social Network Analysis - Centrality and Clustering

    This course covers two functions for using Social Network Analysis within i2 Analyst's Notebook:

    • Centrality
    • Clusters

    i2 Analyst's Notebook: Comparing Entity Type to Entity Representation

    This video demonstrates the functionalities and differences between entity type and entity representation in IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook. In this video, you learn why the entity type is important, the features of the seven entity representations, and how to edit both the entity type and entity representation in pre-existing charts.

    i2 Analyst's Notebook - How to Add Entities to an ESRI Map

    Objective

    • Understand how to place entities on an ESRI Map
    • Know how resolve an issue if the entity does not appear on the map

    Time

    6 minutes

    i2 Analyst's Notebook: Entity Link Properties (ELP)

    This video defines the differences between entities, links, and properties in i2 Analyst's Notebook.

    i2 Analyst's Notebook: Installing Analyst's Notebook

    The two videos in this course will teach you the basics of installing i2 Analyst’s Notebook for a single user as well as the installation and product licensing issues for group policy or enterprise level installations. This course includes the following videos:

    • Installation
    • Licensing

    IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook: Find Networks in a Chart Part 2

    Overview: This course is a set of videos that provide an overview of ways to find a network within an i2 Analyst's Notebook chart.

    The topics for the four videos in this course are:

    • Find Linked Items
    • Find Path
    • Find Matching Entities
    • Find Networks

    Duration: 10 minutes

    i2 Analyst's Notebook: Navigating the user interface

    IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook user interface contains many useful features for the creation and presentation of your charts. These features are located throughout the ribbon at the top of a chart and allow charts to be put together properly, viewed properly, and analyzed in depth. 

    i2 Analyst's Notebook: Using the Identity and Label fields

    Understanding how the Identity field functions is key to performing analysis in Analyst’s Notebook. This video examines how Analyst’s Notebook utilizes the identity to make items unique, to prevent duplication, and to merge entities together when copying and pasting.  This video also highlights the differences between the Identity and Label fields and how to use the label to make the chart easier to interpret.

    i2 Analyst's Notebook: Importing data into charts

    In this video course, you will learn how the i2 Analyst’s Notebook Importer tool can convert data into charts automatically, saving time and allowing the analyst to concentrate on actual analysis. You will learn about the types of data that you can import, how to create import specifications, and how to solve common errors you may encounter. This course includes the following videos:

    • Import merging
    • Importing layouts
    • Importing file formats

    i2 Analyst's Notebook - Importing entities

    In this video, you will learn how to import data which could be seen as ambiguous. It shows you how to ensure that the entities are displayed with unique identities in i2 Analyst's Notebook.

    Time: 9 minutes

    i2 Analyst's Notebook: Searching charts

    IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook provides many different features to help you search the items and properties on your chart. These features are largely available in the Analyze ribbon in the main toolbar.

    i2 Analyst's Notebook: Publishing intelligence data

    IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook provides many different features that help you explain, export, and control access to the data in a chart. This functionality is largely available on the Publish ribbon or in the File menu. This course includes the following videos:

    • Export 
    • Reports
    • Legend


    Rescuing Corrupted Charts with i2 Analyst's Notebook 9.1.x

    This video will demonstrate how i2 Analyst's Notebook version 9.1.x can easily open charts locked by corrupted files  unlike previous versions of i2 Analyst's Notebook.

    IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook - Drag chart feature

    In this video, you will learn about the i2 Analyst's Notebook capability that allows you to drag charts or drag chart items.

    Time: 1 minute

    i2 Analyst's Notebook - Ad hoc data import with i2 Analyze Information Store

    Overview

    This video course walks you through the steps of importing a data set, including data transformations, into an instance of i2 Analyst's Notebook that is connected to an Information Store.  You can upload data into the Information Store for storage and shared use.
     

    Objectives

    • Load a data set into the Import tool
    • Transform data to match the Information Store data schema
    • Import data into a chart
    • Upload imported data into the information store
    • Search the information store

    Duration: 60 minutes

    i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium - Information Store Upload

    This video shows you how to upload user-created data into the Information Store.

    Time: 1 minute

    i2 Analyst's Notebook - Showing the number of financial transactions

    This video shows you how you to set up an import so you can display the number and the amount of financial transactions in a link on an Analyst's Notebook chart.

    This is accomplished by the import of financial data.

    Time: 8 minutes

    i2 Analyst's Notebook - Linking event frames to theme lines quickly

    This video shows you a shortcut for quickly linking event frames in a i2 Analyst's Notebook chart to theme lines.

    Duration: 1 minute

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    i2 Analyst's Notebook: Analyst

    An analyst who uses Analyst Notebook is responsible for gathering data into association and temporal charts to discern networks and sub-networks as well as patterns of activity.


    Analyst Notebook Foundations

    These courses teach you the fundamentals of link analysis and how to get started creating charts

    Data management

    These courses teach how to turn structured data into link analysis charts

    Reporting and publishing

    These courses teach how to print and deseminate print analysis charts and results

    Private Workshop

    These course are available by private arrangement and cover a large variety of tasks