IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (V11.1.x) – J4258G

Course Name:

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

J4258G

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Modality:

SPVC – Self-Paced Virtual Training

Duration:

3 Day/s

Price:
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Overview:

This course provides authors with an introduction to build reports using Cognos Analytics.

Contains: PDF course guide, as well as a lab environment where students can work through demonstrations and exercises at their own pace.

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This course provides authors with an introduction to build reports using Cognos Analytics. Techniques to enhance, customize, and manage reports will be explored. Activities will illustrate and reinforce key concepts during this learning opportunity.

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Target Audience:

Authors

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Prerequisites:

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  • Knowledge of your business requirements
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  • Experience using IBM Cognos Analytics as a consumer
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Topic:

What is IBM Cognos Analytics – Reporting?

  • The Welcome page
  • Consume report content
  • Interactive filtering
  • Working with reports

 

Dimensionally modeled relational data

 

Use personal data sources and data modules

  • Upload personal data
  • Upload custom images
  • Using navigation paths in a data module

 

Examine list reports

  • Group data
  • Format columns
  • Include headers and footers

 

Aggregate fact data

  • Identify differences in aggregation

 

Multiple facts and repeated information

  • Use shared dimensions to CR – Classroom Trainingeate multi-fact queries
  • Present repeated information

 

Add repeated information to reports

  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate a mailing list report

 

CR – Classroom Trainingeate CR – Classroom Trainingosstab reports

  • Add measures to a CR – Classroom Trainingosstab
  • Data sources for a CR – Classroom Trainingosstab

 

CR – Classroom Trainingeate complex CR – Classroom Trainingosstab reports

  • Add items as peers
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate CR – Classroom Trainingosstab nodes and CR – Classroom Trainingosstab members

 

Work with CR – Classroom Trainingosstab data

  • Format, sort, and aggregate a CR – Classroom Trainingosstab

 

CR – Classroom Trainingeate discontinuous CR – Classroom Trainingosstab reports

 

CR – Classroom Trainingeate visualization reports

  • Visualization categories
  • Customize visualizations
  • Client side visualizations
  • Enhanced map visualizations

 

Focus reports using filters

  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate filters to narrow the focus
  • Use advanced detail filters
  • Apply a filter with aggregation
  • Use summary filters

 

Focus reports using prompts

  • Examine parameters and prompts
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate a parameter for a report item
  • Add a prompt page
  • Add a prompt item to a report
  • Identify a prompt type
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate a cascading prompt

 

Use calculations

  • What are calculations?
  • Add Date and Time functions
  • Add string functions
  • Display prompt selections in report titles

 

Customize reports with conditional formatting

  • Three steps for conditional formatting
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate a variable
  • Assign the variable to a report object
  • Format based on the conditional value
  • Conditionally render report objects

 

Drill-through definitions

  • Navigate to related data

 

Enhance report layout

  • View the structure of a report
  • Use Guided report layout
  • Force page breaks
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate horizontal pagination
  • Modify the report structure
  • Format objects aCR – Classroom Trainingoss reports

 

Use additional report-building techniques

  • Enhance a report design
  • Add objects to reports
  • Convert a list to a CR – Classroom Trainingosstab
  • Explore reuse

Objective:

What is IBM Cognos Analytics – Reporting?

  • The Welcome page
  • Consume report content
  • Interactive filtering
  • Working with reports

 

Dimensionally modeled relational data

 

Use personal data sources and data modules

  • Upload personal data
  • Upload custom images
  • Using navigation paths in a data module

 

Examine list reports

  • Group data
  • Format columns
  • Include headers and footers

 

Aggregate fact data

  • Identify differences in aggregation

 

Multiple facts and repeated information

  • Use shared dimensions to CR – Classroom Trainingeate multi-fact queries
  • Present repeated information

 

Add repeated information to reports

  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate a mailing list report

 

CR – Classroom Trainingeate CR – Classroom Trainingosstab reports

  • Add measures to a CR – Classroom Trainingosstab
  • Data sources for a CR – Classroom Trainingosstab

 

CR – Classroom Trainingeate complex CR – Classroom Trainingosstab reports

  • Add items as peers
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate CR – Classroom Trainingosstab nodes and CR – Classroom Trainingosstab members

 

Work with CR – Classroom Trainingosstab data

  • Format, sort, and aggregate a CR – Classroom Trainingosstab

 

CR – Classroom Trainingeate discontinuous CR – Classroom Trainingosstab reports

 

CR – Classroom Trainingeate visualization reports

  • Visualization categories
  • Customize visualizations
  • Client side visualizations
  • Enhanced map visualizations

 

Focus reports using filters

  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate filters to narrow the focus
  • Use advanced detail filters
  • Apply a filter with aggregation
  • Use summary filters

 

Focus reports using prompts

  • Examine parameters and prompts
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate a parameter for a report item
  • Add a prompt page
  • Add a prompt item to a report
  • Identify a prompt type
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate a cascading prompt

 

Use calculations

  • What are calculations?
  • Add Date and Time functions
  • Add string functions
  • Display prompt selections in report titles

 

Customize reports with conditional formatting

  • Three steps for conditional formatting
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate a variable
  • Assign the variable to a report object
  • Format based on the conditional value
  • Conditionally render report objects

 

Drill-through definitions

  • Navigate to related data

 

Enhance report layout

  • View the structure of a report
  • Use Guided report layout
  • Force page breaks
  • CR – Classroom Trainingeate horizontal pagination
  • Modify the report structure
  • Format objects aCR – Classroom Trainingoss reports

 

Use additional report-building techniques

  • Enhance a report design
  • Add objects to reports
  • Convert a list to a CR – Classroom Trainingosstab
  • Explore reuse

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