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Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics (v11.0)

  • Tuition USD $775 GSA  $599.50
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4762 Ratings
  • Course Code B6008G
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual
B6008G - Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics (V11.0)

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This course provides participants with a high level overview of the IBM Cognos Analytics suite of products and their underlying architecture. They will examine each component as it relates to an Analytics solution. Participants will be shown a range of resources to provide additional information on each product

Skills Gained

Please refer to course overview

Who Can Benefit

Multi-role (consumers, business authors, professional authors, developers, administrators, modelers, project managers)

Prerequisites

- An understanding of your organization- s business intelligence process and reporting needs
- Experience using basic Windows functionality

Course Details

Course Outline

1: IBM Cognos Anlaytics
Describe IBM Cognos Analytics
Describe IBM Cognos Analytics components
Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
Describe IBM Cognos security at a high level

2: Consume content in IBM Cognos Analytics
Where do consumers access BI content-
Use published reports
Drill through to related data
Specify run report options
Specify properties of an entry
Alerts and Watch Items

3: Create reports in IBM Cognos Analytics
Overview of reporting and report authoring
Identify package types, uploaded files, and data modules available for reporting
Examine IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting
Examine the interface
Explore different report types
Create a simple, sorted, and formatted report
Create a report view
Create a subscription
Create an Active Report
Import and report on personal data

4: Create dashboards in IBM Cognos Analytics
Describe IBM Cognos Dashboarding
Identify the IBM Cognos Dashboarding user interface
Add report content and tools to create dashboards
Widget-to-widget communication
Filter data in the dashboard
Sort, group and ungroup, and calculate data

5: Create metadata models in IBM Cognos Analytics
Define IBM Cognos Framework Manager and its purpose
Describe the IBM Cognos Framework Manager environmen`t
Describe IBM Cognos Cube Designer
Get high-level content from Dynamic Cubes course and/or FM course
Web-based Modeling
Create Data Modules
6: Extend IBM Cognos Analytics
Introduction to IBM Cognos Mobile
Key features
Examine Cognos Mobile architecture
Identify supported products
Introduction to IBM Cognos BI for Microsoft Office
Describe Cognos Analysis for Excel (CAFÉ)

7: Compare IBM Cognos Analytics and IBM Cognos BI (Optional)
New features in IBM Cognos Analytics
Changes from IBM Cognos BI to IBM Cognos Analytics
Legacy option
Examine Event Studio
Examine the role of Event Studio in Performance Management
List the benefits of Event Studio
Examine Metric Studio
Identify scorecards, metrics, and metric types
Organize metrics with strategies
Track initiatives with projects

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

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Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

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Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

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