Performance Navigator and Power Navigator Classes:

We offer a handful of classes on our software. You can travel to our offices in Boulder (limit 4 per class), or our Director of Education, Doug Mewmaw can travel to your offices (so the limit of attendees is based on your facilities). We also offer web classes, and have several webinars recorded you can reference. YouTube videos are also available.

Please contact Doug to inquire about pricing and scheduling your classes. You can choose your own class dates - first come, first served.

Performance or Power Navigator for System Administrators (highly recommended):

This 2.5 day "hands on" lab class is recommended for system administrators that want to learn all facets of the product (Problem Determination, Performance Management, & Capacity Planning). As part of the class, vital production systems are analyzed to ensure they are running optimally and within best practice guidelines.

The powerful class agenda is as follows:

Performance or Power Navigator Basics:

  • Learn the product basics/screen interface
  • Learn the performance data collection process (Product architecture)

Performance Management:
  • Understanding performance trends for all critical metrics
  • Discuss best practice guidelines
  • Learn how to do comprehensive management reporting

Problem Determination:
  • Learn how to do fast/easy problem determination (Figuring out what just happened to the system)

Power Analytics:
Before vs After Analysis
  • Learn the successful methodologies to measure the impact of future/recent changes to your system
What's Different Analysis
  • When comparing a good day vs. a bad day, this report will help you answer the question, "What was different between the two days?”
Why is my disk space growing at an alarming rate?
  • Learn how to do comprehensive disk/library/IFS analysis
Comprehensive Job Analysis
  • Learn why jobs are suddenly running longer
  • Understand when jobs are starting/ending
  • Learn what jobs are using the most resources (Monthly Resource Consumption Analysis)
EXPO (Executive Performance Overview):
  • Understand the EXPO architecture
  • Learn how to use/automate the EXPO process
  • See performance for your entire enterprise

Capacity Planning Basics:
  • Learn the methodologies for successful capacity planning
  • What IF® modeling process


Performance or Power Navigator 101:

This one day class is recommended for all users who want a higher level of understanding of Performance of Power Navigator, especially the methodologies for managing their vital systems. This class will not only cover the product basics, but we will also teach some key functionality that every skilled system administrator can use to effectively manage the IT enterprise.

The class agenda is as follows:

Performance or Power Navigator Basics:

  • Learn the product basics/screen interface
  • Learn the performance data collection process (Product architecture)

Performance Management:
  • Learn how to do comprehensive management reporting

Problem Determination:
  • Learn how to do fast/easy problem determination (Figuring out what just happened to the system)

Power Analytics:
Before vs. After Analytics
  • Learn the successful methodologies to measure the impact of future/recent changes to your system
Why is my disk space growing at an alarming rate?
  • Learn how to do comprehensive disk/library/IFS analysis
Comprehensive Job Analysis
  • Learn the basics of MPG's suite of Job Analysis graphs/reporting


Web Classes:

(No limit to attendees)


Performance or Power Navigator for System's Administrators:

This 6 hour web class is recommended for system administrators that want to learn all facets of the product (does not include capacity planning). This class will teach you the performance methodology to manage your systems more efficiently. Classes are scheduled based on your project and availability.


Understanding Methodologies for Successful Capacity Planning:

This 90 minute web class is recommended for all users who want to be an effective capacity planner.