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Introduction to Reporting in Cognos Analytics V11.1.7

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,...

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$1,780 USD
Course Code U5B6267G
Duration 2 days
Available Formats Classroom
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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.

Who Can Benefit

Report Authors/Developers and other users, who will create, maintain, and run reports in Reporting.

Prerequisites

A basic knowledge of Windows, Internet Explorer, and browser techniques is expected.

Course Details

Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics

  • Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics
  • Overview of Modules
  • New Modules and Features in IBM Cognos Analytics

Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics Portal

  • IBM Cognos Analytics Portal
  • Navigating the Portal
  • Searching in the Portal
  • Running and Saving Reports
  • Creating Folders

Introduction to Reporting

  • Definitions – Packages, Subjects, Measures, etc.
  • The Reporting Interface
  • Templates
  • Create a List Report
  • Add and Remove Data
  • Changing Measure Aggregation Properties
  • Grouping and Associated Features
  • Set Rows per Page and Page Breaks

Introduction to Crosstabs and Visualizations

  • Crosstab Basics
  • Swap Rows and Columns
  • Create and Modify Visualizations/Charts
  • Display Crosstabs and Charts in the Same Report

Introduction to Filters

  • Definitions
  • Model and Custom Filters
  • Creating, Editing and Removing Detail and Summary Filters

Parameters & Prompts

  • Definitions
  • Create Prompts and Prompt Pages
  • Multiple Prompts in a Single Report
  • Cascading Prompts

Calculations

  • Define Calculations
  • Subtotals
  • Query and Layout Calculations
  • Use Functions in Calculations

Formatting

  • Fonts & Styles
  • Headers and Footers
  • Sections
  • Blocks, Tables and Graphics in Reports
  • Reuse Objects

Conditional Formatting

  • The Condition Explorer & Conditional Styles
  • Creating Boolean & String Conditional Formats

Complex Reports

  • Simple Dashboard Reports
  • Reports with Multiple Packages
  • Drill-Through Reports
  • Use a Dimensional Source in a Report

Saving and Scheduling Reports

  • Save and Export Reports
  • Using the Scheduler
  • My subscriptions
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