Introduction to Reporting in Cognos Analytics

Training Summary
This course introduces basic and intermediate reporting techniques with IBM Cognos’ Reporting. Basic topics include the IBM Cognos Analytics portal, designing simple queries, charts, grouping, filters, prompts, calculations and more. Intermediate topics include formatting, conditional formatting, multi-query reports, creating reports from multiple packages, drill through reports and more. The course format includes lecture, instructor-led exercises, and independent workshops.
Before taking this course, a basic knowledge of Windows, Internet Explorer, and browser techniques is expected.
2 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for report authors/developers and other users, who will create, maintain, and run reports in Reporting.
Course Topics
Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics
  • Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics Portal
  • Introduction to Reporting
  • Introduction to Crosstabs and Visualizations
  • Introduction to Filters
  • Parameters & Prompts
  • Calculations
  • Formatting
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Complex Reports
  • Saving and Scheduling Reports

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