Introduction to Reporting in Cognos Analytics

This Introduction to Reporting in Cognos Analytics training class 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.


Audience


The audience for this class includes report authors/developers and other users, who will create, maintain, and run reports.

Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics

Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics

Overview of Studios

New Studios and Features in IBM Cognos Analytics 


Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics Portal

IBM Cognos Analytics Portal

Navigating the Portal

Running and Saving Reports and Report Views

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 and 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 and Styles

Headers and Footers

Sections

Blocks, Tables and Graphics in Reports

Reuse Objects 


Conditional Formatting

The Condition Explorer

Creating Boolean and 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



 

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Program Details
Duration 2 Days
Capacity Max 12 Persons
Training Type Classroom / Virtual Classroom


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