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Cognos Online Training Course Content:
IBM Cognos 10.1 DWH Basics 1 Cognos System Administration 2 Metadata Modeling Best Practices With Cognos Framework Manager 3 OLAP Modeling With Cognos Transformer (Power Play Tranformer) 4 Multidimensional Analysis With Cognos Analysis Studio 5 Professional Authoring With Cognos Report Studio 6 Dimensional Authoring With Cognos Report Studio 7 Business Authoring With Cognos Query Studio 8 BI Consumer Training 9 Self-service Authoring with Cognos 10 Business Insight 10 Cognos 10 BI Advanced Business Insight 11 Authoring Cognos 10 Active Reports 12 what is new In cognos 10 Detals of IBM Cognos 10.1 1 Cognos System Administration Detailed Cognos System architecture overview Hardware, software and network topologies Capacity planning and Scalability Applications and services Data flows, memory, processing and communication bandwidth implications Security configuration Audit logging Common troubleshooting tips Recommended maintenance Performance Tuning 2. Metadata Modeling Best Practices with Cognos Framework Manager Become proficient with the Framework Manager modeling tool following a best practices approach Identify common data structures and reporting traps Create a project and prepare metadata Model for predictable results Create business-friendly views of data Secure metadata to allow appropriate access by users (Row-level, Object-level, and Package-level) Create and deploy custom packages for different audiences Dimensionally model relational content 3. OLAP Modeling with Cognos Transformer Transformer Fundamentals Discuss the basics of OLAP analysis Discuss the importance of business requirements Review PowerPlay components Review Cognos BI components Define a model Course Content A1. The Transformer Development Process Describe the purpose of a Transformer model plan Match business requirements to the model Discuss an approach for creating a Transformer model plan Review the relation of the model plan to the Transformer model A2. Data Sources in Transformer Identify source data Discuss the types of data used by Transformer Create data source files Connect the data source to the model Define the data source and column properties in the model Preview source data and SQL Maintain and synchronize data sources with the model A3. Building a Model Create model structures using manual techniques and AutoDesign Modify property sheets for dimensions, levels, and categories Confirm the data source origin Generate categories to populate the Transformer model Modify the model using the dimension diagram Verify the model Create a default PowerCube A4. The Time Dimension Discuss the purpose of a time dimension Identify the specific properties of a time column Define a regular time dimension Discuss a nonstandard time dimension A5. Relative Time Compare trends over time Set the current period Create relative time categories Customize relative time categories A6. Use Multiple Data Sources Discuss the use of multiple data sources Plan the data source Define data source types Identify and resolve conflicts between data sources Validate a multiple data source model Discuss a unique move A7. Working with Measures Discuss the purpose and uses of measures Describe the differences between regular and calculated measures Set measure properties Compare rollup options Create calculations before or after rollups Create a category count 4. Multidimensional Analysis with Cognos Analysis Studio Explore the Analysis Studio interface Summarize data to define exact values in a report Compare data using advanced crosstab layouts Analyze performance by focusing on the best or worst results Limit the data that displays in a report by creating user-defined filters Determine relative importance using rank calculations Understand and define a custom set 5. Professional Authoring with Cognos Report Studio Examine Cognos Connection, personalize your portal, and manage your reporting environment Explore Report Studio and different report types Create and format reports using grouping, headers, footers, and other formatting options Narrow the focus of reports by filtering data Create interactive reports by building report prompts Add value to your reports using calculations including advanced database and report functions Enhance reports with advanced formatting and layout Create complex reports using queries Highlight exceptional data in your reports Link reports to one another by setting up drill-through access Understanding the query model Adding and modifying elements of the query model (data items, aggregate properties, filters) Creating relationships between queries ( set operations, joins, query references) Authoring complex reports Designing effective prompts to determine report contents and/or format at runtime Create Dashboards in the Cognos Connection Portal using interactive Portal Pages 6. Dimensional Authoring with Cognos Report Studio Fundamental Differences between dimensional reporting and relational reporting Dimensional reporting vocabulary Creating basic dimensional reports Understanding members, member sets, and tuples Using dimensional expressions to control report context Using MDX (Dimensional) functions in calculations Relative and hierarchical functions Controlling advanced drill-up and drill-down behavior Defining report and package-level drill-through 7. Business Authoring with Cognos Query Studio Create ad hoc reports in Query Studio Add data to existing ad hoc reports Customize ad hoc reports View ad hoc reports in different formats Create ad hoc reports with filters and calculations Create ad hoc charts and crosstabs Create ad hoc exception reports Define custom groups 8. BI Consumer Training Navigating in the C8 environment: running and saving reports Create personal workspaces (folders, shortcuts) Create personalized report views Scheduling Report Studio reports Saving Report Studio reports as xls, pdf, and other formats View Report Studio run history 9. Self-service Authoring with Cognos 10 Business Insight Introduction to Business Insight Leverage pre-existing content in a Business Insight dashboard Modify content using basic Business Insight functionality: o Sorting output o Suppress and filter data o Control display properties o Add formatting o Add basic calculations Extend your analysis with Advanced Business Insight functionality: o Apply conditional styles o Create advanced set definitions o Add advanced calculations o Group and sort data o Create advanced filter definitions o Extend reports with external data 10. Authoring Cognos 10 Active Reports Discuss the value of Active Reports Examine an Active Report and its controls Convert an existing report to an Active Report Debug and save an Active Report Explore interactive properties Use filter and select in Active Reports Examine decks and cards Examine master-detail relationships and decks Use advanced features with Active Reports Drill up and down on an Active Report Create cascading prompts in an Active Report


Course Overview: Cognos is a specialised software suit of IBM's business intelligence (BI) and is meant for performance management. The sole aim of Cognos business intelligence is to access the right information at the right time. All the data are pulled from the several sources and compiled into one accurate and consistent information that remained stored in the Data Warehouse of the organization. At A2Z online training, all the learners get real time and interactive Cognos online training. Our training module is not at al self paced or recorded. Learners as per their convenience can set the pace of the course. Our Cognos online training gives you the feel of the classroom training but at the comfort of your own room. Course Highlights Throughout the course, we will teach each of the learners with the basics as well as advanced report building techniques using various relational data models and customizing and managing professional reports Practical hand on experience and interactive workshop sessions at the end of each topic Customize your course contents as per your requirement Live videos and top notch study materials designed by our industry experts 24/7 server access for our learners to practice the lessons whenever they wish Very affordable fee structure About Trainer We have selected some of the extremely experienced Cognos industry leaders as our trainers. All our trainers have almost 7+ years of experience in real time. As a trainer Trained over 100 online batches successfully Doubt clearing session whenever asked Designs best study material which makes understanding the course even more easy Our trainers aimed at the quality of teaching and are very enthusiastic Gives equal attention to each of the learner


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