Reporting on the Web (Report Studio) with IBM Cognos

This Reporting on the Web (Report Studio) with IBM Cognos 10 training class introduces basic and intermediate reporting techniques with IBM Cognos' Report Studio. Basic topics include IBM Cognos Connection, designing simple queries, charts, grouping, filters, prompts, calculations and more. Intermediate topics include formatting, conditional formatting, multi-query reports, drill through reports and more. The course format includes lecture, instructor-led exercises and independent workshops.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Understand the IBM Cognos Connection interface.
  • Run reports from IBM Cognos Connection.
  • Create basic list, crosstab and chart reports.
  • Apply sorting, grouping and headers.
  • Create filter expressions to limit data.
  • Create value, text box and date prompts.
  • Apply basic formatting to reports.
  • Apply conditional formatting to reports.
  • Create basic drill-through reports.
  • Create a simple dashboard report.


This course is for report authors/developers and other users, who will create, maintain, and run reports in Report Studio.

Overview of IBM Cognos 10

Overview of IBM Cognos 10

Overview of Studios

New Studios and Features in IBM Cognos 10

Overview of IBM Cognos Connection Components

IBM Cognos Connection Interface

Navigating in Cognos Connection

Running and Saving Reports and Report Views

Creating Folders


Introduction to Report Studio

Definitions - Packages, Subjects, Measures, etc.

The Report Studio Interface


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 Charts

Crosstab Basics

Swap Rows and Columns

Create and Modify Charts

Display Crosstabs and Charts in the Same Report


Introduction to Filters


Model and Custom Filters

Creating, Editing and Removing Detail and Summary Filters


Parameters and Prompts


Create Prompts and Prompt Pages

Multiple Prompts in a Single Report

Cascading Prompts



Define Calculations


Query and Layout Calculations

Use Functions in Calculations



Fonts and Styles

Headers and Footers


Blocks, Tables and Graphics in Reports

Reuse Objects


Conditional Formatting

The Condition Explorer

Creating Boolean and String Conditional Formats


Introduction to Mapping and Advanced Charting

Introduction to Mapping

Microcharts in a Crosstab


Complex Reports   

Saving and Scheduling Reports

Save and Export Reports

Using the Scheduler

My Activities and Schedules




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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