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IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x)

  • Course Code B6158G
  • Duration 3 days

Public Classroom Price

AED7,707.00

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Elearning (Self-paced)

    Self paced electronic learning

  • Public Classroom

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  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview

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This offering provides Business and Professional Authors with an introduction to report building techniques using relational data models.

Course Schedule

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  • AED7,707.00

    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 20-22 October, 2019
    • Location: Doha

Target Audience

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This course is designed for Report Authors.

Course Objectives

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In this course, you will see:

What is IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting?

  • Create a simple list report
  • Create a report from a dimensionally modeled relational data source

Examine personal data sources and data modules

  • Upload personal data
  • Upload custom images
  • Use navigation paths
  • Create a report from a personal data source

Examine list reports

  • Group data in a list
  • Format columns in a list
  • Include headers and footers in a list
  • Enhance a list report

Aggregate measure/fact data

  • Identify differences in aggregation
  • Explore data aggregation

Use shared dimensions to create multi-fact queries

  • Create a multi-fact query in a list report

Add repeated information to reports

  • Create a mailing list report

Create crosstab reports

  • Add measures to a crosstab
  • Data sources for a crosstab
  • Create a simple crosstab report

Create complex crosstab reports

  • Add items as peers
  • Create crosstab nodes and crosstab members
  • Create a complex crosstab report

Format, sort, and aggregate data in a crosstab

  • Sort, format, and aggregate a crosstab report

Create discontinuous crosstab reports

  • Present unrelated items using a discontinuous crosstab

Create a visualization report

  • Create and format a visualization report
  • Create a report that uses a Map visualization
  • Show the same data graphically and numerically

Focus reports using filters

  • Apply filters to a report
  • Apply a detail filter on fact data in a report
  • Apply a summary filter to a report

Focus reports using prompts

  • Create a prompt by adding a parameter
  • Add a value prompt to a report
  • Add a Select & search prompt to a report
  • Create a cascading prompt

Augment reports using calculations

  • Add calculations to a report
  • Display prompt selections in the report title

Customize reports with conditional formatting

  • Create a multilingual report
  • Highlight exceptional data and conditionally render a column

Drill-through definitions

  • Let users navigate to related data in IBM Cognos Analytics

Enhance report layout

  • Create a report structured on data items
  • Create a condensed list report

Use additional report building techniques

  • Section a report and reuse objects within the same report
  • Reuse layout components in a different report
  • Explore options for reports that contain no data

Course Content

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In this course, you will see the following course content:

  • What is IBM Cognos Analytics – Reporting
  • Examine dimensionally modelled and dimensional data sources
  • Examine personal data sources and data modules
  • Examine List reports
  • Aggregate measure/fact data
  • Use shared dimensions to create multi-fact queries
  • Add repeated information to reports
  • Create crosstab reports
  • Create complex crosstab reports
  • Format, sort, and aggregate data in a crosstab report
  • Create discontinuous crosstab reports
  • Create Visualization reports
  • Add business logic to reports using IBM Cognos Analytics – Reporting
  • Focus reports using filters
  • Focus reports using prompts
  • Augment reports using calculations
  • Extend report functionality in IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting
  • Customize reports with conditional formatting
  • Conditionally format one crosstab measure based on another
  • Drill-through definitions
  • Enhance the report layout
  • Use additional report building techniques

Course Prerequisites

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For this course, you shoud have:

  • Knowledge of your business requirements
  • IBM Cognos Analytics for Consumers (v11.0) WBT or equivalent knowledge