Topic outline

  • Data Transformations Basics

    Welcome to the Data Transformations Basics course! The course contains seven instructional lessons, plus some quiz questions for your review. The videos and simulations in this course are best if viewed full screen.

    This course is an introduction to creating data transformations using the graphical interface in the Management Portal. It includes how to map fields, use functions to modify the fields and use literals as values for the fields. At the end, you will learn how to test and implement the transformation.

    Note: The content presented in this course also applies to InterSystems IRIS Data Platform.

    Prerequisite Learning or Experience  Content expects that you know what HealthShare or Ensemble is and have a general understanding of the architecture of Ensemble and its components.

    Audience  This course is for those who are new to Ensemble and want to learn about how to build a data transformation.

    Duration  1 hour. 

    Grading Criteria  This course is not graded; quiz questions are provided for self-assessment.

    Learning Objectives  By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Explain possible reasons for using a data transformation in HealthShare or Ensemble.
    • Create a data transformation using the wizard in the Management Portal.
    • Describe when you would use the two possible values of Create: copy and new.
    • Implement a function to change the value of a field.
    • Assign the value of a target field to a literal value. 
    • Explain where a data transformation can be used.
    • Test a data transformation.

    Resources Needed  None.