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IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x) Training

What IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x) training is all about?

IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x) Training contains a detailed explanation of report building techniques by utilizing relational data models. In this technical training program, individuals will also discover methods to customize, manage, and enhance professional reports. Our enterprise training program is best for companies and organizations. It provides you in-depth information on critical concepts such as data modules, list reports, and crosstab reports.

This training program is suitable for report authors who want to take their skills to the next level and boost their credibility. In this technical training program, you will learn to aggregate fact data, create multi-fact queries, and include repeated information on reports. It teaches you ways to add business logic to reports with the help of IBM Cognos Analytics and change reporting using conditional formatting. After finishing this program, you will also know how to sort, format, and aggregate data in a crosstab report.


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What are the course objectives for IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x) training?
  • Listing reports & Data modules.
  • Aggregating measured and factual data.
  • Creating multi-fact queries.
  • Adding repeated information to other reports.
  • Complexity crosstab reports.
  • Aggregate, sort and format data in the crosstab report.
  • Creating discontinued crosstab reports.
  • Creating visualized reports.
  • Adding business logic to the reports and utilizing IBM Cognos Analytics- Reporting.
  • Utilizing prompts and calculations.
  • Customizing reports with the conditional formatting.
  • Conditionally format one crosstab measure based on other.
  • Utilizing prompts and filters.
  • Utilizing calculations and creating customize reports along with conditional formatting.
  • Conditional format using one crosstab measured relied on other.
  • Drill–throughs & Report layour improvements.
Who should attend IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x) training?

This training is intended for report authors who are specialized in IBM Cognos. Moreover, Business Analysts and cool kids can also sign up for this course.

What is the course outline for IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x) training?
  • 1. What is IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting?
  • a). Create a simple list report
  • b). Create a report from a dimensionally modeled relational data source
  • 2. Examine personal data sources and data modules
  • a). Upload personal data
  • b). Upload custom images
  • c). Use navigation paths
  • d). Create a report from a personal data source
  • 3. Examine list reports
  • a). Group data in a list
  • b). Format columns in a list
  • c). Include headers and footers in a list
  • d). Enhance a list report
  • 4. Aggregate measure/fact data
  • a). Identify differences in aggregation
  • b). Explore data aggregation
  • 5. Use shared dimensions to create multi-fact queries
  • a). Create a multi-fact query in a list report
  • 6. Add repeated information to reports
  • a). Create a mailing list report
  • 7. Create crosstab reports
  • a). Add measures to a crosstab
  • b). Data sources for a crosstab
  • c). Create a simple crosstab report
  • 8. Create complex crosstab reports
  • a). Add items as peers
  • b). Create crosstab nodes and crosstab members
  • c). Create a complex crosstab report
  • 9. Format, sort, and aggregate data in a crosstab
  • a). Sort, format, and aggregate a crosstab report
  • 10. Create discontinuous crosstab reports
  • a). Present unrelated items using a discontinuous crosstab
  • 11. Create a visualization report
  • a). Create and format a visualization report
  • b). Create a report that uses a Map visualization
  • c). Show the same data graphically and numerically
  • 12. Focus reports using filters
  • a). Apply filters to a report
  • b). Apply a detail filter on fact data in a report
  • c). Apply a summary filter to a report
  • 13. Focus reports using prompts
  • a). Create a prompt by adding a parameter
  • b). Add a value prompt to a report
  • c). Add a Select & search prompt to a report
  • d). Create a cascading prompt
  • 14. Augment reports using calculations
  • a). Add calculations to a report
  • b). Display prompt selections in the report title
  • 15. Customize reports with conditional formatting
  • a). Create a multilingual report
  • b). Highlight exceptional data and conditionally render a column
  • 16. Drill-through definitions
  • a). Let users navigate to related data in IBM Cognos Analytics
  • 17. Enhance report layout
  • a). Create a report structured on data items
  • b). Create a condensed list report
  • 18. Use additional report building techniques
  • a). Section a report and reuse objects within the same report
  • b). Reuse layout components in a different report
  • c). Explore options for reports that contain no data
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