Alan Cartner

Principal Trainer

Alan delivers a range of Business Analytics and Technical Training courses. Having gained 15 years of experience implementing Business Intelligence solutions across a vast range of industries, Alan offers consultancy and technical training, both standard and bespoke training solutions.

With over a decade of experience in consultancy roles (implementing Business Intelligence solutions for both the Public and Private Sector) Alan has vast experience with the Cognos Toolset, during this time he has developed, updated and delivered courses to a wide range of clients. Bespoke materials as well as standard materials were developed and courses delivered. Alan regularly trains on the Cognos 10 Tool set; Report Studio, Query Studio, Cognos Connection, Analysis Studio, Workspace/Workspace Advanced and Framework Manager. He still retains training for legacy tools where requested including Cognos Impromptu for Users and Administrators, Using Powerplay, IWR Reporting, using Upfront, ReportNet.

How Alan works

Alan calls upon his background to make the Business Intelligence training delivery as relevant as can be, covering specific individual goals as well as the goals of the Business. Alan brings the experience of delivering technical training in both the UK and abroad as well as formal qualifications to his approach.

Specialisms and Expertise

Cognos Business Intelligence Training, Cognos consultancy, business analytics and Business Intelligence.


Football (both playing and watching), golf, table tennis, tennis and DIY.

IBM Certifications

IBM Certified Designer (Cognos 10 BI Reports)
IBM Certified Designer (Cognos 10 Multi-dimensional Reports)