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

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

Category: Cognos

Description

This offering teaches Professional Report Authors about advanced report building techniques using relational data models, dimensional data, and ways of enhancing, customizing, managing, and distributing professional reports. The course builds on topics presented in the Fundamentals course. Activities will illustrate and reinforce key concepts during this learning activity.

Audience

Report Authors

Duration

2 days

Requirements

  • Knowledge of your business requirements
  • IBM Cognos Analytics for Consumers (v11.0) WBT or equivalent knowledge
  • IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x) or equivalent knowledge

Curriculum

Create query models
• Build a query and connect it to a report
• Answer a business question by referencing data in a separate query

p>Create reports based on query relationships
• Create join relationships between queries
• Combine data containers based on relationships from different queries
• Create a report comparing the percentage of change

p>Introduction to dimensional reporting concepts
• Examine data sources and model types
• Describe the dimensional approach to queries
• Apply report authoring styles

p>Introduction to dimensional data in reports
• Use members to create reports
• Identify sets and tuples in reports
• Use query calculations and set definitions

p>Dimensional report context
• Examine dimensional report members
• Examine dimensional report measures
• Use the default measure to create a summarized column in a report

p>Focus your dimensional data
• Focus your report by excluding members of a defined set
• Compare the use of the filter() function to a detail filter
• Filter dimensional data using slicers

p>Calculations and dimensional functions
• Examine dimensional functions
• Show totals and exclude members
• Create a percent of base calculatio/p>p>Create advanced dynamic reports
• Use query macros
• Control report output using a query macro
• Create a dynamic growth report
• Create a report that displays summary data before detailed data and uses singletons to summarize informatio/p>p>Design effective prompts
• Create a prompt that allows users to select conditional formatting values
• Create a prompt that provides users a choice between different filters
• Create a prompt to let users choose a column sort order
• Create a prompt to let users select a display type

p>Examine the report specificatiobr />• Examine report specification flow
• Identify considerations when modifying report specifications
• Customize reporting objects

p>Distribute reports
• Burst a report to email recipients by using a data item
• Burst a list report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table
• Burst a crosstab report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table and a master detail relationship

p>Enhance user interaction with HTML
• Create interactive reports using HTML
• Include additional information with tooltips
• Send emails using links in a report

p>Introduction to IBM Cognos Active Reports
• Examine Active Report controls and variables
• Create a simple Active Report using Static and Data-driven controls
• Change filtering and selection behavior in a report
• Create interaction between multiple controls and variables

p>Active Report charts and decks
• Create an Active Report with a Data deck
• Use Master detail relationships with Decks
• Optimize Active Reports
• Create an Active Report with new visualizations

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Q&A

  • Can you customize courses to suit our particular requirements? Yes, of course. We offer training consultancy and we establish the most appropriate solution according to the specific needs and business objectives of your company. Contact us and we’ll find the best training solution for you.
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  • Can you organize virtual training sessions or only face to face trainings? Yes, you can choose an online or offline training session. We use Knolyx, an e-learning platform to make the process of online training delivery as efficient as a face to face training session.