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Essentials for IBM Cognos BI (v10.2.2) Course Overview

This course is proposed for center undertaking colleagues wishing to secure a wide comprehension of a business knowledge (BI) stage usage. You will perform hands-on demos and workshops that cover three basic theme zones: demonstrating, report composing, and organization of a BI stage. All through the course, you will be guided to additional inside and out preparing offerings and ways prompting confirmation.


  • IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office: Integrate with Microsoft Office (v10.1/10.2) (B5130G)
  • IBM Cognos BI Event Studio: Create and Manage Agents (v8.4/10.1) (B5131G)
  • IBM Cognos Transformer: Create PowerCubes (v10.1) - recording (B5169G)
  • IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced: Introduction (v10.2.2) (B5A83G)
  • IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced: Intermediate (v10.2.2) (B5A84G)
  • IBM Cognos BI for Consumers (v10.2.2) (B5A88G)
  • IBM Cognos Workspace: Create Workspaces (v10.2.2) (B5A17G)

Note: While class practices are performed inside a Cognos v10.2.2 condition, our master educators can give direction on all variants and their disparities.


  • Diagram of IBM Cognos BI
  • Basic information structures
  • Displaying prerequisites
  • Making a pattern venture
  • Reusable metadata
  • Distinguishing revealing issues
  • Display inquiry subjects
  • Display for unsurprising outcomes
  • Figurings and channels
  • Time measurements
  • Indicating determinants
  • Making the introduction see
  • Making investigation objects
  • Prologue to the announcing application
  • Making list reports
  • Utilizing channels
  • Make crosstab reports
  • Graphical information
  • Utilizing prompts
  • Utilizing estimations
  • Restrictive designing
  • Penetrate Throughs
  • Utilizing social information
  • Organization
  • Engineering
  • Secure nature
  • Overseeing run exercises
  • Overseeing content in organization

Essentials for IBM Cognos BI (v10.2.2) Course Outline

Outline of IBM Cognos BI

  • Portray IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) and its situation inside the IBM Smarter Analytics approach and offerings
  • Portray the IBM Cognos 10 Family of offerings
  • Portray IBM Cognos BI endeavor parts
  • Portray IBM Cognos engineering at an abnormal state
  • Portray IBM Cognos BI security at an abnormal state
  • Disclose how to expand IBM Cognos BI

Recognize Common Data Structures

  • Characterize the part of a metadata demonstrate in Cognos BI
  • Recognize the attributes of regular information structures
  • Comprehend the relative benefits of each model sort
  • Look at connections and cardinality
  • Recognize distinctive information traps
  • Distinguish information get to methodologies

Characterizing Requirements

  • Analyze key displaying proposals
  • Characterize revealing necessities
  • Investigate information sources to recognize information get to methodologies
  • Recognize the upsides of demonstrating metadata as a star outline
  • Demonstrate in layers

Making a Baseline Project

  • Take after the IBM Cognos and Framework Manager work process forms
  • Characterize a task and its structure
  • Portray the Framework Manager condition
  • Make a benchmark venture
  • Upgrade the model with extra metadata

Planning Reusable Metadata

  • Check connections and question thing properties
  • Make proficient channels by designing brief properties

Display for Predictable Results: Identify Reporting Issues

  • Depict multi-truth questions and when full external joins are fitting
  • Portray how IBM Cognos utilizes cardinality
  • Recognize revealing traps
  • Utilize instruments to examine the model

Display for Predictable Results: Virtual Star Schemas

  • Comprehend the advantages of utilizing model question subjects
  • Utilize nom de plumes to dodge questionable joins
  • Consolidation inquiry subjects to make as view conduct
  • Resolve a recursive relationship
  • Make a mind boggling relationship articulation

Display for Predictable Results: Consolidate Metadata

  • Make virtual realities to disentangle composing questions
  • Make virtual measurements to determine truth to-actuality joins
  • Make a combined displaying layer for introduction purposes
  • Combine snowflake measurements with show inquiry subjects
  • Streamline realities by stowing away superfluous codes

Computations and Filters

  • Utilize computations to make normally required question things for creators
  • Utilize static channels to diminish the information returned
  • Utilize macros and parameters in computations and channels to progressively control the information returned

Actualizing a Time Dimension

  • Set aside a few minutes based questions easy to creator by actualizing a period measurement
  • Resolve perplexity caused by various connections between a period measurement and another table

Indicating Determinants

  • Utilize determinants to indicate numerous levels of granularity and counteract twofold including

Making the Presentation View

  • Distinguish the measurements related with a reality table
  • Recognize accommodated versus non-acclimated measurements
  • Make star composition groupings to furnish creators with coherent groupings of question subjects
  • Quickly make a model utilizing the Model Design Accelerator

Making Analysis Objects

  • Apply dimensional data to social metadata to empower OLAP-style inquiries
  • Sort individuals for introduction and consistency
  • Characterize individuals and part one of a kind names
  • Recognize changes that effect a MUN

Prologue to the Reporting Application

  • Look at Report Studio and its interface
  • Investigate diverse report writes
  • Make a straightforward, arranged, and organized report
  • Investigate how information things are added to inquiries

Make List Reports

  • Gathering, organization, and sort list reports
  • Portray choices for conglomerating information
  • Make a multi-truth question
  • Make a report with rehashed information

Center Reports Using Filters

  • Make channels to limit the focal point of reports
  • Look at detail channels and rundown channels
  • Decide when to apply channels on total information

Make Crosstab Reports

  • Organization and sort crosstab reports
  • Make complex crosstabs utilizing simplified usefulness
  • Make crosstabs utilizing disconnected information things

Show Data Graphically

  • Make diagrams containing peer and settled segments
  • Introduce information utilizing diverse outline compose alternatives
  • Add setting to outlines
  • Make and reuse custom outline palettes
  • Prologue to representation
  • Introduce enter information in a solitary dashboard report

Center Reports Using Prompts

  • Recognize different incite composes
  • Utilize parameters and prompts to center information
  • Scan for incite writes
  • Explore between pages

Broaden Reports Using Calculations

  • Make counts in light of information in the information source
  • Add run-time data to the reports
  • Make articulations utilizing capacities

Redo with Conditional Formatting

  • Make multi-lingual reports
  • Feature remarkable information
  • Show and conceal information
  • Restrictively render questions in reports
  • Restrictively organize one crosstab measure in light of another

Bore Through starting with One Report then onto the next

  • Give clients a chance to explore from a particular answer to an objective report
  • Pass parameter esteems to channel the information in bore through targets
  • Explore through numerous reports

Make a Report Using Relational Data

  • Depict social information
  • Pick a report organize
  • Fabricate a report
  • Utilize accessible inquiry things
  • Utilize computed question things
  • Prologue to IBM Cognos BI Administration
  • A short diagram of IBM Cognos BI
  • The part of the Administrator in connection to the
  • IBM Cognos BI organization work process
  • The part of IBM Cognos Administration and IBM Cognos Configuration

Distinguish IBM Cognos Architecture

  • The highlights of the IBM Cognos BI engineering
  • The three building levels
  • IBM Cognos BI servlets and administrations
  • The default servlet compartment and other options to its utilization
  • Illustration: IBM Cognos BI ask for handling
  • Inspect the log server
  • Execution arranging
  • Establishment arranging and choices
  • Load adjusting instruments
  • Demand proclivity
  • Design alternatives
  • The IBM Cognos Application Firewall

Secure the IBM Cognos BI Environment

  • Distinguish the IBM Cognos BI security show
  • Characterize validation and approval in IBM Cognos BI
  • Distinguish security approaches
  • Secure the IBM Cognos BI condition

Oversee Run Activities

  • Oversee present, forthcoming and past exercises
  • Oversee plans
  • Empower and cripple plans
  • Set line need for plans
  • Suspend a calendar until a later time

Oversee Content in IBM Cognos Administration

  • Include an information source
  • Disseminate information and make a conveyance list
  • Populate the perception library
  • Plan an organization
  • Make arrangement organizers
  • Fare and import sections
  • Recognize how to keep up the IBM Cognos BI content store
  • Arrange sparing substance
  • Tweak the presence of IBM Cognos BI utilizing styles
  • Utilize portlets to show custom Web content


  • IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office: Integrate with Microsoft Office (v10.1/10.2) (B5230G)
  • IBM Cognos BI Event Studio: Create and Manage Agents (v8.4/10.1) (B5131G)
  • IBM Cognos Transformer: Create PowerCubes (v10.1) - recording (B5169G)
  • IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced: Introduction (v10.2.2) (B5A83G)
  • IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced: Intermediate (v10.2.2) (B5A84G)
  • IBM Cognos BI for Consumers (v10.2.2) (B5A88G)
  • IBM Cognos Workspace: Create Workspaces (v10.2.2) (B5A17G)

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