Essentials for IBM Cognos BI v 10.2.2 (B5A70G)

This accelerated offering is intended for core project team members wishing to acquire a broad understanding of a Business Intelligence platform implementation. During the ILT segments, participants will perform hands-on demos and workshops that cover three essential topic areas: modeling, report authoring, and administration of a BI platform. Throughout the ILT, participants will be guided to more-in depth training offerings and paths leading to certification. During the WBT portion of the course, students will be required to complete 22.5 hours of eLearning (6 WBTs and 1 recording).
Prior to taking this course, students should have:Knowledge of your business requirementsExperience using the Windows operating systemExperience using a web browser
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
This advanced course is for Project Managers, Technical Analysts and Developers.
  • Overview of IBM Cognos BI
  • Identify Common Data Structures
  • Defining Requirements
  • Creating a Baseline Project
  • Preparing Reusable Metadata
  • Model for Predictable Results: Identify Reporting Issues
  • Model for Predictable Results: Virtual Star Schemas
  • Model for Predictable Results: Consolidate Metadata
  • Calculations and Filters
  • Implementing a Time Dimension
  • Specifying Determinants
  • Creating the Presentation View
  • Creating Analysis Objects
  • Introduction to the Reporting Application
  • Create List Reports
  • Focus Reports Using Filters
  • Create Crosstab Reports
  • Present Data Graphically
  • Focus Reports Using Prompts
  • Extend Reports Using Calculations
  • Customize with Conditional Formatting
  • Drill-Through from One Report to Another
  • Create a Report Using Relational Data
  • Introduction to IBM Cognos BI Administration
  • Identify IBM Cognos Architecture
  • Secure the IBM Cognos BI Environment
  • Manage Run Activities
  • Manage Content in IBM Cognos Administration

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