Course Description

This course provides participants with a high level overview of the IBM Cognos Analytics suite of products and their underlying architecture. They will examine each component as it relates to an Analytics solution. Participants will be shown a range of resources to provide additional information on each product


Please refer to course overview


Multi-role (consumers, business authors, professional authors, developers, administrators, modelers, project managers)


An understanding of your organization’s business intelligence process and reporting needsExperience using basic Windows functionality 


  1. Describe IBM Cognos Analytics
  2. Describe IBM Cognos Analytics components
  3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
  4. Describe IBM Cognos security at a high level
  1. Where do consumers access BI content?
  2. Use published reports
  3. Drill through to related data
  4. Specify run report options
  5. Specify properties of an entry
  6. Alerts and Watch Items
  1. Overview of reporting and report authoring
  2. Identify package types, uploaded files, and data modules available for reporting
  3. Examine IBM Cognos Analytics – Reporting
  4. Examine the interface
  5. Explore different report types
  6. Create a simple, sorted, and formatted report
  7. Create a report view
  8. Create a subscription
  9. Create an Active Report
  10. Import and report on personal data
  1. Describe IBM Cognos Dashboarding
  2. Identify the IBM Cognos Dashboarding user interface
  3. Add report content and tools to create dashboards
  4. Widget-to-widget communication
  5. Filter data in the dashboard
  6. Sort, group and ungroup, and calculate data
  1. Define IBM Cognos Framework Manager and its purpose
  2. Describe the IBM Cognos Framework Manager environmen`t
  3. Describe IBM Cognos Cube Designer
  4. Get high-level content from Dynamic Cubes course and/or FM course
  5. Web-based Modeling
  6. Create Data Modules
  1. Introduction to IBM Cognos Mobile
  2. Key features
  3. Examine Cognos Mobile architecture
  4. Identify supported products
  5. Introduction to IBM Cognos BI for Microsoft Office
  6. Describe Cognos Analysis for Excel (CAFÉ)

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