Live Chat
Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm EST Chat Now
Contact Us
Monday - Friday 8am - 8pm EST 1-866-716-6688 Other Contact Options
Checkout

Cart () Loading...

    • Quantity:
    • Delivery:
    • Dates:
    • Location:

    $

IBM Cognos Report Studio Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of authoring reports through hands-on live labs using IBM Cognos versions 10.2 and 10.2.2.

GK# 5405 Vendor# U65405G

$1195 - $2395 CAD

Enroll Request Group Training

Course Overview

TOP

IBM Cognos Report Studio Fundamentals is designed for professional report authors using IBM Cognos versions 10.2 and 10.2.2. In this course, you will learn report building techniques using relational data models and methods of enhancing, customizing, and managing professional reports.

The course is presented in a series of lectures interspersed with hands-on live labs with integrated lab steps, videos with closed captioning, tips and tricks, and knowledge checks for comprehensive assessments. To further refine your skills, you will have access to the lab environment and video recordings for three months from time of purchase. When you complete this course, you will have the skills to effectively author Cognos reports.

This course includes the topics and skills taught in the IBM Report Studio courses B5258G, J2258G, B5A58G, and JA58G.

Schedule

TOP
  • Delivery Format:
  • Date:
  • Location:
  • Access Period:

$

What You'll Learn

TOP
  • Overview of the reporting application
  • List reports
  • Using filters
  • Crosstab reports
  • Presenting graphical data
  • Using prompts
  • Using calculations
  • Report building techniques
  • Conditional formatting
  • Drill-Throughs
  • Report layout enhancements

Outline

TOP
Viewing outline for:

Classroom Live Outline

1. Introduction to the Reporting Application

  • Examine Report Studio and its interface
  • Explore different report types
  • Create a simple, sorted, and formatted report
  • Explore how data items are added to queries

2. Create List Reports

  • Format, group, and sort list reports
  • Describe options for aggregating data
  • Create a multi-fact query
  • Create a report with repeated data

3. Focus Reports Using Filters

  • Create filters to narrow the focus of reports
  • Examine detail filters and summary filters
  • determine when to apply filters on aggregate data

4. Create Crosstab Reports

  • Format and sort crosstab reports
  • Convert a list to a crosstab
  • Create crosstabs using unrelated data items
  • Create complex crosstabs using drag and drop functionality

5. Present Data Graphically

  • Create charts containing peer and nested items
  • Add context to charts
  • Create and reuse custom chart palettes
  • Add RAVE visualizations
  • Present key data in a single dashboard report

6. Focus Reports Using Prompts

  • Identify various prompt types
  • Use parameters and prompts to focus data
  • Search for prompt items
  • Customize prompts to facilitate users' choices
  • Navigate between pages
  • Display users’ prompt selections in the report

7. Extend Reports Using Calculations

  • Create calculations based on data in the data source
  • Add run-time information to the reports
  • Create expressions using functions

8. Use Additional Report Building Techniques

  • Reuse objects within the same report
  • Share layout components among separate reports
  • Discuss report templates
  • Add pages to a report
  • Choose options to handle reports with no available data

9. Customize Reports with Conditional Formatting

  • Create multi-lingual reports
  • Highlight exceptional data
  • Show and hide data
  • Conditionally render objects in reports

10. Drill-Through From One Report to Another

  • Let users navigate from a specific report to a target report
  • Pass parameter values to filter the data in drill-through targets

11. Drill-Through Definitions

  • Enable users to navigate to related data in IBM Cognos BI
  • Parameter-driven drill through vs. dynamic drill through
  • Steps to enable drill-through access for a package
  • Limit the items that users ca drill through from (set scope)
  • Set a measure as the scope
  • Drill Through Assistant

12. Enhance Report Layout

  • Force page breaks in reports
  • Modify existing report structures
  • Apply horizontal formatting
  • Specify print options for PDF reports
  • Combine data containers displaying data from different queries
  • Format data and report objects

Prerequisites

TOP
  • Knowledge of your business requirements
  • Experience using the Windows operating system
  • Experience using a Web browser

Who Should Attend

TOP

Professional report authors

Follow-On Courses

TOP
Training Exclusives

This course comes with the following benefits:

  • Digital Courseware
  • 12 Months of Indexed Virtual Class Recordings
Learn More
Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 3 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 3 day

GK Digital Learning

Experience high-quality online learning combined with reliable expert guidance and skills development activities.



Request this course in a different delivery format.
Enroll