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    Course Details

    Cognos is a leading Business software and performance management tool. It enables organizations to become top-performing and analytics-driven entities.

    Cognos Training Overview

    Our training provides you with the examples of typical advanced reporting designs and complex queries in reports. The complexity of the queries and the application of design principles go well beyond advanced Cognos course content. 

    Highlights of this Training:

    *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

    *Covers the most coveted skills in the Business Intelligence domain

    *This training gives you the skills set needed for extracting and transforming that data into insights

    *Explains the in-depth components of framework manager, report studio like query studio, analysis studio, event studio and reports

    *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

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

    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

    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, Qatar, NZ, Singapore, Malaysia, India and other parts of the world. We are located in USA. Offering Online Training in Cities like

    Minneapolis, Jacksonville, Towson, Salt Lake City, Davidson, Murfreesboro, Sunnyvale, Santa clara, Carlsbad, San Marcos, Tacoma, Bellevue, Austin, Garland, Raleigh-Cary, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Gilbert, Tempe, Chandler, Scottsdale, Peoria, Honolulu, Raleigh, Nashville, Plano, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, Saint John, Vancouver, Richmond, Mississauga, Saskatoon, Kingston, Kelowna, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, Dubai, Doha, Brisbane, Perth etc…

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    Exam Certification

    How will I become a Cognos certified?

    The certification exams validate your skills development that will help you distinguish yourself to colleagues, employers, and potential clients. Some of such exams include:

    • IBM Certified Solution Expert – Cognos BI
    • IBM Certified Designer – Cognos 10 BI Reports
    • IBM Certified Developer – Cognos 10 BI OLAP Models
    • IBM Certified Developer – Cognos 10 BI Scorecards

    These certifications can help candidates aspire for their rewarding job positions. By opting for our well-structured training at Mindmajix, candidates can gain knowledge to enter the lucrative domain of Cognos and earn the certification.

    For more information regarding various types of certification available, please go through the Cognos Certification.

    Learning Resources

    Cognos Tutorial

    We have compiled a Cognos tutorials which can be useful for the learner while preparing for the exam. It includes topics on Cognos 10.2 BI Installation, configuration, Framework Manager, Query Studio, Crosstab Reports And Charts, and other Miscellaneous Topics.

    Cognos TUTORIAL .

     

     

    Cognos Overview

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