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IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Advanced (V11.1.x)

  • Course Code B6259G
  • Duration 2 days

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£1,060.00

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Elearning (Self-paced)

    Self paced electronic learning

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview

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This course teaches experienced authors advanced report building techniques to enhance, customize, manage, and distribute reports. Additionally, the student will learn about Active Reports, and enhancing reports with HTML.

Course Schedule

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 22-23 August, 2019
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,060.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 22-23 August, 2019
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,060.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 14-15 November, 2019
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,060.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 14-15 November, 2019
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,060.00

Target Audience

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Report Authors

Course Objectives

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Please refer to course overview

Course Content

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  • Create query models
  • Build a query and connect it to a report
  • Answer a business question by referencing data in a separate query Create reports based on query relationships
  • Create join relationships between queries
  • Combine data containers based on relationships from different queries
  • Create a report comparing the percentage of change Introduction to dimensional reporting concepts
  • Examine data sources and model types
  • Describe the dimensional approach to queries
  • Apply report authoring styles Introduction to dimensional data in reports
  • Use members to create reports
  • Identify sets and tuples in reports
  • Use query calculations and set definitions Dimensional report context
  • Examine dimensional report members
  • Examine dimensional report measures
  • Use the default measure to create a summarized column in a report Focus your dimensional data
  • Focus your report by excluding members of a defined set
  • Compare the use of the filter() function to a detail filter
  • Filter dimensional data using slicers Calculations and dimensional functions
  • Examine dimensional functions
  • Show totals and exclude members
  • Create a percent of base calculation Create advanced dynamic reports
  • Use query macros
  • Control report output using a query macro
  • Create a dynamic growth report
  • Create a report that displays summary data before detailed data and uses singletons to summarize information Design effective prompts
  • Create a prompt that allows users to select conditional formatting values
  • Create a prompt that provides users a choice between different filters
  • Create a prompt to let users choose a column sort order
  • Create a prompt to let users select a display type Examine the report specification
  • Examine report specification flow
  • Identify considerations when modifying report specifications
  • Customize reporting objects Distribute reports
  • Burst a report to email recipients by using a data item
  • Burst a list report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table
  • Burst a crosstab report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table and a master detail relationship Enhance user interaction with HTML
  • Create interactive reports using HTML
  • Include additional information with tooltips
  • Send emails using links in a report Introduction to IBM Cognos Active Reports
  • Examine Active Report controls and variables
  • Create a simple Active Report using Static and Data-driven controls
  • Change filtering and selection behavior in a report
  • Create interaction between multiple controls and variables Active Report charts and decks
  • Create an Active Report with a Data deck
  • Use Master detail relationships with Decks
  • Optimize Active Reports
  • Create an Active Report with new visualizations

Course Prerequisites

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  • Knowledge of your business requirements
  • Previous experience building reports with IBM Cognos Analytics V11.1.x, or you have taken the  IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.1.x) course.
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