IBM Cognos Training

This course provides a high-level overview of the IBM Cognos Analytics suite of products and their underlying architecture. Each Component will be examined as it relates to an Analytics solution. Participants will be exposed to a range of resources to provide additional information on each product

20 Days

This training is intended for professional report authors who have a knowledge of their business requirements, experience using the Windows OS and a web browser, and have also taken the IBM Cognos BI for Consumers

  • Overview of IBM Cognos BI
  • Intro to the Report Application
  • Create List Reports
  • Focus Reports Using Filters
  • Create Crosstab Reports
  • Present Data Graphically
  • Focus Reports Using Prompts
  • Extend Reports Using Calculations
  • Present Data Using Maps
  • Use Additional Report Building Techniques
  • Customize Conditional Formatting
  • Drill-Through from One Report to Another
  • Enhance Report Layout
  • Create Query Models
  • Create Reports Based on Query Relationships
  • Create Advanced Dynamic Reports
  • Design Effective Prompts
  • Create Additional Advanced Reports
  • Examine the Report Specification
  • Distribute Reports Through Bursting
  • Enhance User Interaction with HTML
  • Analyze Data Using Statistical Reports
  • Introduction to Dimensional Reporting Concepts
  • Introduction to Dimensional Data in Reports
  • Dimensional Report Context
  • Focus Your Dimensional Data
  • Functions for Navigating
  • Relative Functions
  • Overview of IBM Cognos BI
  • Identify Common Data Structures
  • Gather Requirements
  • Create a Baseline Project
  • Prepare Reusable Metadata
  • MPR Identify Reporting Issues
  • MPR Virtual Star Schemas
  • MPR Consolidate Metadata
  • Calculations and Filters
  • Determinants
  • Time Dimension
  • Create the Presentation View
  • Different Query Subject Types
  • Set Security
  • Create Analysis Objects
  • Manage OLAP Data Sources
  • Advanced Generated SQL Concepts
  • Use Advanced Param Techniques
  • Model Maintenance and Extensibility
  • Optimize and Tune Framework Manager
  • Work in a Multi Modeler Environment
  • Manage Framework Manager Packages
  • Introduction to IBM Cognos BI Administration
  • Identify IBM Cognos BI Architecture
  • Secure the IBM Cognos BI Environment
  • Administer the IBM Cognos BI Server Environment
  • Manage Run Activities
  • Manage Content in IBM Cognos Administration
  • Transformer Fundamentals
  • The Transformer Development Process
  • Data sources in Transformer
  • Building a Model
  • Considerations for Designing Successful Power Cubes
  • Partition Concept Power Cubes