Workspace Advanced Course Outline

Overview of IBM Cognos

  • Discuss IBM Cognos and Performance Management

  • Describe IBM Cognos components

  • Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level

  • Define IBM Cognos groups and roles

Examine IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced

  • identify the user interface components of IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced

  • launch IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced through different methods

  • determine browser options

 

Create a Report using Relational Data

  • explain Relational Data

  • explain object types

  • define report layouts

  • add data query items

 

Use calculations

 

Create a Report using Dimensional Data

  • explain Dimensional Data

  • explore drill down and drill up with hierarchies

  • identify sets

  • define Financial reports

 

Group and Sort Your Data

  • define sorting (relational and dimensional)

  • explain aggregated data

  • explore grouping data

  • explore dividing data into sections

 

Filter Your Data

  • understand suppression options

  • explore filtering data (relational and dimensional)

  • explore filtering aggregated data

 

Highlight Report Data

  • explain query item properties

  • use formatting to improve the visual effectiveness of reports

  • use conditional styles to highlight query items on a report

 

Integrate External Data

  • examine the use of external data in reports

  • map query subject from an enterprise report to external data

 

Analyze Data Using Charts and Graphs

  • review multiple data analysis processes

  • implement a report for each process

 

Extend IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced Reports with Report Studio

  • identify IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced reports that can benefit from Report Studio capabilities

  • create a report in Report Studio and open it in IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced

  • create a report in IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced and extend it in Report Studio

 

Report Development Processes to Design Effective Reports

  • discuss phases of report development for business authors

  • discuss elements of effective reports

Custom and Standard TRAINING

Instructor-led Onsite and Instructor-led Online

CONSULTING
MENTORING

Onsite and Online

EMAIL

Cognos@LoneStarBI.com

PHONE

281-507-1615

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