What’s New in IBM Cognos Analytics

What’s New in IBM Cognos Analytics

Course Length: 1 day
Delivery Methods: Available as private class only
Course Benefits
Course Overview

This What's New in IBM Cognos Analytics training class introduces new features in Cognos Analytics.It includes new products like dashboards and data modules and new techniques with IBM Cognos® Analytics Reporting. Topics include portal navigation, searching, creating dashboards and data modules, and examining new reporting options.The course format includes lecture, instructor-led exercises and independent workshops.

This course is intended for Report Authors, Developers and consumers, who will transition from Cognos 10 to Cognos Analytics or who are new to IBM Cognos Analytics to create, maintain, and run reports and dashboards.

Course Outline
  1. Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics
    1. Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics
    2. Overview of Data Modules, Dashboards and Reporting
  2. Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics Portal
    1. IBM Cognos Analytics Interface
    2. Navigating the Portal
    3. Running and Saving Reports
    4. Creating Folders
    5. Setting Preferences
    6. Subscriptions
    7. Searching
  3. New Reporting Features
    1. Examine the new Reporting Interface
    2. Use Layouts and Templates
    3. Create Reports with Multiple Packages
  4. Introduction to Data Modules
    1. Overview of Data Modules
    2. Upload Files
    3. Create Data Modules from Uploaded Files, Data Servers and Packages
    4. Add a Navigation Path to a Data Module
    5. Add relative time to a data module
  5. Introduction to Dashboards and Stories
    1. Compare Dashboards and Stories
    2. Examine the Dashboard Interface
    3. Create a Tabbed Dashboard and Modify Widgets
      1. Maps
      2. KPI
      3. Forecasting
    4. Add Filters (Top, Bottom, etc.)
    5. Examine the Story Interface
    6. Create a Story and Add Animation
    7. Modify a Story Timeline
  6. Introduction to Explorations
    1. Overview of Explorations
    2. Create an Exploration with Spirals and Decision Trees
  7. Summary
Class Materials

Each student will receive a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this Cognos class:

  • Experience with IBM Cognos is strongly recommended. A basic knowledge of Windows, Internet Explorer or Chrome, and browser techniques is expected.
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