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B6158 IBM Cognos Analytics - Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x)

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Duration

3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

Report Authors

Overview

What is IBM Cognos Analytics Reporting
Examine dimensionally modelled and dimensional data sources
Examine personal data sources and data modules
Examine List reports
Aggregate measure/fact data
Use shared dimensions to create multi-fact queries
Add repeated information to reports
Create crosstab reports
Create complex crosstab reports
Format, sort, and aggregate data in a crosstab report
Create discontinuous crosstab reports
Create Visualization reports
Add business logic to reports using IBM Cognos Analytics Reporting
Focus reports using filters
Focus reports using prompts
Augment reports using calculations
Extend report functionality in IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting
Customize reports with conditional formatting
Conditionally format one crosstab measure based on another
Drill-through definitions
Enhance the report layout
Use additional report building techniques

Description

This offering provides Business and Professional Authors with an introduction to report building techniques using relational data models. Techniques to enhance, customize, and manage professional reports will be explored. Activities will illustrate and reinforce key concepts during this learning opportunity.

What is IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting
  • Create a simple list report
  • Create a report from a dimensionally modeled relational data source
Examine personal data sources and data modules
  • Upload personal data
  • Upload custom images
  • Use navigation paths
  • Create a report from a personal data source
Examine list reports
  • Group data in a list
  • Format columns in a list
  • Include headers and footers in a list
  • Enhance a list report
Aggregate measure/fact data
  • Identify differences in aggregation
  • Explore data aggregation
Use shared dimensions to create multi-fact queries
  • Create a multi-fact query in a list report
Add repeated information to reports
  • Create a mailing list report
Create crosstab reports
  • Add measures to a crosstab
  • Data sources for a crosstab
  • Create a simple crosstab report
Create complex crosstab reports
  • Add items as peers
  • Create crosstab nodes and crosstab members
  • Create a complex crosstab report
Format, sort, and aggregate data in a crosstab
  • Sort, format, and aggregate a crosstab report
Create discontinuous crosstab reports
  • Present unrelated items using a discontinuous crosstab
Create a visualization report
  • Create and format a visualization report
  • Create a report that uses a Map visualization
  • Show the same data graphically and numerically
Focus reports using filters
  • Apply filters to a report
  • Apply a detail filter on fact data in a report
  • Apply a summary filter to a report
Focus reports using prompts
  • Create a prompt by adding a parameter
  • Add a value prompt to a report
  • Add a Select & search prompt to a report
  • Create a cascading prompt
Augment reports using calculations
  • Add calculations to a report
  • Display prompt selections in the report title
Customize reports with conditional formatting
  • Create a multilingual report
  • Highlight exceptional data and conditionally render a column
Drill-through definitions
  • Let users navigate to related data in IBM Cognos Analytics
Enhance report layout
  • Create a report structured on data items
  • Create a condensed list report
Use additional report building techniques
  • Section a report and reuse objects within the same report
  • Reuse layout components in a different report
  • Explore options for reports that contain no data
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans B6158 IBM Cognos Analytics - Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

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