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Cognos is a leading Business software and performance management tool. It enables organizations to become top-performing and analytics-driven entities. It is designed to help everyone in your organization make the decisions that achieve better business outcomes, flexible deployment options, and to enable you to easily scale your analytics to meet changing business needs.

Cognos Training Overview

Our training provides you with the examples of typical advanced reporting designs and complex queries in reports. The reporting solutions in this training can be directly used in a variety of real-world scenarios to provide answers to your business problems today. The complexity of the queries and the application of design principles go well beyond basic course content. 

It explains the in-depth components of framework manager, report studio like query studio, analysis studio, event studio and reports. It is a fast and efficient technique to deliver multidimensional business intelligence data.

This Training Course prepares you for some of the most coveted skills in the Business Intelligence domain. Cognos plays the part of one of the most comprehensive tools to extract intelligence from mountains of data and this training gives you the skill set needed for extracting and transforming that data into insights.

This Course also covers the following concepts:

* Report construction techniques and solutions to tricky problems.

* One capability in Report Studio to avoid whenever possible.

* Techniques for troubleshooting reports that speed your development.

* Ways to break down requirements before beginning report construction.

* Some simple best practices for improving report maintainability.

* A crucial set of functions that you must master.

 

Cognos Training Curriculum

curriculum_moduleOverview of Data warehousing & Cognos 10.2.2 BI  

Overview of Data warehousing Concepts
ETL Concepts
Business Intelligence Concepts
Reporting Concepts
Dimensional Modeling
SQL Joins
Introduction to Cognos
Cognos 10.2 BI Architecture

curriculum_moduleCognos 10.2 BI Installation & Configuration 

Cognos 10.2 BI Installation Procedure
Cognos 10.2 BI Configuration


Introduction to Framework Manager

Create a project
Create a Data Source
Create New Query Subject
Create New Query Item
Create Calculations
Create Filters
Create Relationships
Create Business View
Create Model based Query
Merging Query Subjects
Shortcuts
Create Packages

Determinants
Regular Dimension
Measure Dimension
Scope

Macros
Session Parameters
Parameter Maps
Prompts

Object Security
Query Subject Security
Package Security
Data Security

Log on to Cognos Connection
Models and Packages
Create a URL
Create a shortcut
Properties of an Entry
Search for an Entry
Bookmark an Entry
Personalize the portal
Creating folders
Scheduling reports and jobs
Job Monitoring
Cognos Access Permissions Overview
Security Set up to Objects

Query Studio Overview
The basic functionality
Creating a new report
Data icons

Modifying and formatting your report
Grouping data; collapsing/expanding
your report; and sections
Creating a custom group
Page breaks; Page size
Sorting data
Drill up and drill down
Navigate to a new report
Best practices

Data selection
Combining filters
Data calculations

Crosstab reports
Charts

Report Studio Overview
Report Studio capabilities and basics
Report types and templates
Running reports

Defining the toolbars
Viewing a report
Explorer bars
Report structure
Adding report objects
Displaying data
Creating queries

Using lists and crosstabs
Sorting
Grouping
Report sections
Summarizing, Aggregation

Report functions
Stand alone, embedded
Detail and summary filters
Prompt objects
Prompt pages

Query calculations
Layout calculations
Creating and applying variables

Styling
Free standing objects
Tables
Alignment, spacing, object size
Headers and Footers
Page Sets

Advanced formatting
Working with Queries
Visualizations (Charts and Maps)
Beyond the Report
Encountering Problems and Issues

Masterb- Detail Reports
Conditional Blocks
Conditional Formatting Using Variables
Component Lay out Reference funtionality
Report blocks
Using tables
Aligning objects within containers
Object types; unlocking an object
Adding report pages
Hyperlinks
Report layouts/displaying standard report
information
Reusing objects
List page headers and overall header
Page sets

Drill-through
Distribute reports via E-Mail (Bursting)

Essentials of report building
Multiple queries
Master-detail queries
Viewing tabular data and SQL
Advanced filters and calculations
Slicers and prompts
Miscellaneous objects used in Query Explorer

Charts
Maps
Repeaters

Shading
Sort order using prompts
Prompts to display report objects
Conditional filtering
Filter Based on Output Type
Report specification XML
Dimensional reporting (MDX functions)

Analysis Studio capabilities
Analysis Studio basics

Analysis Studio user interface
Searching for your data & moving your selections to the work area
Inserting data into the work area
Defining crosstabs with nested, stacked a other sets
Modifying your crosstab

Hiding / excluding a row or column
Specifying top or bottom values of a set
Suppressing zero totals and null values
Custom sets
Using context (in the overview area)
User-defined filters

Subtotals
Summary and custom calculations
Custom calculations with compound expressions

Running a report with different output options
Sorting a report
Showing values as percentages
Report options
Drill down and drill up
Drill –through
Importing an Analysis Studio report into Report Studio
Charts

Adding tasks
Executing rules
Scheduling the agent

Work Space Interface
Work Space Tool Box Objects
Dashboard Creation

Work Space Advanced Interface
Work Space Advanced Tool Box Objects
Dashboard Creation

Moving Solution Components between Dev , QA and PROD

Doubts Clarification

curriculum_moduleAdministration

Add and manage a data source
Distribute data and create a distribution list and contacts
Deploy IBM Cognos BI content
Maintain the IBM Cognos BI content store
Customize the appearance of IBM Cognos BI
Manage packages in IBM Cognos Connection
Create roles
Add members and define access permissions
Set capabilities
Create folders
Define access to entries
Create an export
Create an import

Faqs

 

Our trainers have relevant experience in implementing real-time solutions on different queries related to different topics. Mindmajix verifies their technical background and expertise.

We record each LIVE class session you undergo through and we will share the recordings of each session/class.

Trainer will provide the Environment/Server Access to the students and we ensure practical real-time experience and training by providing all the utilities required for the in-depth understanding of the course.

If you are enrolled in classes and/or have paid fees, but want to cancel the registration for certain reason, it can be attained within 48 hours of initial registration. Please make a note that refunds will be processed within 30 days of prior request.

The Training itself is Real-time Project Oriented.

Yes. All the training sessions are LIVE Online Streaming using either through WebEx or GoToMeeting, thus promoting one-on-one trainer student Interaction.

There are some Group discounts available if the participants are more than 2.

As we are one of the leading providers of Online training, we have customers from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, UAE and other parts of the world. We are located in the USA.

Mindmajix Technologies Inc

14 Pasco Drive
East Windsor, Connecticut, 06088
United States (US)
Phone: 201 378 0518

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Exam Certification

 

IBM Cognos BI Certification:

Mindmajix Cognos course aim is to train and guide IT professionals in clearing Cognos BI Certifications.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence has different certifications based on your role.

 

For Cognos BI Developers :

Below are the different categories of certifications under this role.

IBM Certified Developer – Cognos 10 BI Data Warehouses

IBM Certified Developer – Cognos 10 BI Metadata Models

IBM Certified Developer – Cognos 10 BI OLAP Models

IBM Certified Developer – Cognos 10 BI Scorecards

IBM Certified Developer – Cognos Real-time Monitoring

 

For Cognos BI Administrators :

Below is the certification that you need to clear to become IBM Certified Cognos BI Administrator,

IBM Certified Administrator – Cognos 10 BI

 

For Cognos BI Designer :

Below are the different certifications available to become IBM Certified Cognos BI Designer.

IBM Certified Designer – Cognos 10 BI Reports

IBM Certified Designer – Cognos 10 BI Multidimensional Reports

Learning Resources

 

 

Cognos Overview

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