C2170-051 BM i2 Analyst’s Notebook V8.9
Number of questions: 53
Time allowed in minutes: 105
Required passing score: 62%
IBM Certified Analyst – i2 Analyst’s Notebook V8.9
This multiple-choice test contains questions requiring single and multiple answers. For multiple-answer questions, you need to choose all required options to get the answer correct. You will be advised how many options make up the correct answer.
This test is designed to provide diagnostic feedback on the Examination Score Report, correlating back to the test objectives, informing the test taker how he or she did on each section of the test. As a result, to maintain the integrity of each test, questions and answers are not distributed.
The test contains five sections totalling 53 multiple-choice questions. The percentages after each section title reflect the approximate distribution of the total question set across the sections.
Section 1 – General IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook Application Knowledge (17%)
Understand the key elements of entities and connections
Understand and describe the purpose of an identity
Distinguish the differences between data locations such as date and time, and cards
Understand standard attributes
Section 2 – Manual Chart Creation (17%)
Implement methodologies on creating charts from unstructured data
Add and change entity representations and types
Add links and change link properties
Differentiate between the structure of association and timeline charts
Add standard attributes and create custom attributes
Section 3 – Import Data to Create a Chart (21%)
Analyze how to structure the source data for import
List some of the different file formats that may be imported into IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook
Demonstrate ability to standardize data using Column Actions
Select appropriate import designs
Use Assign Columns to specify how to create a chart
Format date and time within an Import Specification
Identify how to resolve warnings and errors when running an Import Specification
Section 4 – Basic Principles and Analysis Tools (34%)
Differentiate between analysis functions
Construct a question and select key data using Visual Search
Demonstrate comprehension of the features in List Items
Construct a search using wildcards and regular expressions
Identify potential duplicate entities and merge them
Identify trends in data by using Filters, Histograms and the HeatMatrix
Analyze the role of semantic types in IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook
Know the differences between the centrality measures in Social Network Analysis
Demonstrate how to run a Conditional Formatting Specification and create custom Conditional Formatting Specifications
Select an appropriate chart layout for a specific task
Section 5 – Analysis to Presentation Charts (11%)
Create a presentation chart from an analytical chart
Manipulate association and timeline charts for presentation
Create and implement the different functionalities of a Legend
Understand different dissemination tools in IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook
IBM Certified Analyst – i2 Analyst’s Notebook V8.9
Job Role Description / Target Audience
This intermediate level certification is intended for professionals who are regular users of IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook V8.9. A minimum of six (6) months of experience in the product is recommended before attempting this certification.
This certification is relevant to national security law enforcement and commercial intelligence/fraud/information analysts, supervisors and managers who actively use the product, as well as researchers.
These professionals typically perform some or all of the following:
create intelligence analysis products
create associations and timeline charts; develop pattern of life
analyze financial and communication data
analyze networks and nodes
deconstruct organized crime groups
apply analytic trade craft
import structured data
assess and communicate analytical data through presentation charts
Recommended Prerequisite Skills
Before preparing for this certification, basic understanding of the following is recommended and assumed:
knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office Suite
In preparing for this certification, the following IBM courses are recommended to further improve your skills:
9I02G: IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook Essentials
The investigator wants to perform a search for “FARADAY” in Analyst’s Notebook. Which wildcard
search will return the desired results?
Which of the following will find all entities within two links of separation in a specific direction, and
in chronological order of a targeted entity?
A. Find Path
B. Find Linked
C. Visual Search
D. Find Matching Entities
Which of the following is a semantic type that can be assigned to the chart items from the
Semantic Type Library?
A. Chart semantic types
B. Entity semantic types
C. Palette semantic types
D. Identity semantic types
An analyst is creating an Import Specification. During the Assign Columns step, which task MUST
A. Assign all the identities.
B. Create more than one entity.
C. Add additional entities and links.
D. Assign all of the columns in the spreadsheet.
The Filters and Histograms feature in Analyst’s Notebook allows the user to do all of the following
EXCEPT for the ability to:
A. use analysis attributes for analyzing data.
B. isolate data based on filters or histograms selected.
C. drill-down into the data to do more in depth analysis.
D. view the data in different ways while at the same time changing the underlying data.
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