Introduction to Reporting in Cognos Analytics

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.
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.
  • 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
  • Summary

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