IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced: Author Self-Service Reports (V10.1)

IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced: Author Self-Service Reports (V10.1) Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

This course will develop the skills the participants will need to use IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced to create effective reports with relational and dimensional data. Through interactive demos and workshops, this course will present topics related to creating reports with IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced for the business author.

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Intended Audience for this IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced: Author Self-Service Reports (V10.1) Course

  • » This intermediate course is for Business Authors.

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Course Prerequisites for IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced: Author Self-Service Reports (V10.1)

  • » Knowledge of your business requirements
  • » Experience using basic Windows
  • » Completion of IBM Cognos BI for Consumers (V10.1)

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IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced: Author Self-Service Reports (V10.1) Course Objectives

  • » Overview of IBM Cognos BI
  • » Examine Business Insight Advanced
  • » Introduction to the Great Outdoors Company
  • » Create a Report
  • » Explore Hierarchies
  • » Present Data Effectively
  • » Highlight Report Data
  • » Integrate External Data
  • » Analyze Your Data
  • » Report Development Processes to Design Effective Reports
  • » Extend Business Insight Advanced Reports with Report Studio

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IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced: Author Self-Service Reports (V10.1) Course Outline

      1. Overview of IBM Cognos BI
        1. Describe IBM Cognos BI and FPM
        2. Describe IBM Cognos BI components
        3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
        4. Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
        5. Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
      2. Examine Business Insight Advanced
        1. Describe IBM Cognos BI and FPM
        2. Describe IBM Cognos BI components
        3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
        4. Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
        5. Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
        6. Launch Business Insight Advanced through different methods
        7. Identify the user interface components of Business Insight Advanced
      3. Introduction to the Great Outdoors Company
        1. Describe IBM Cognos BI and FPM
        2. Describe IBM Cognos BI components
        3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
        4. Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
        5. Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
        6. Launch Business Insight Advanced through different methods
        7. Identify the user interface components of Business Insight Advanced
        8. Describe The Great Outdoors Company organization, products and distribution channels
        9. Identify the data available to satisfy report requirements
      4. Create a Report
        1. Describe IBM Cognos BI and FPM
        2. Describe IBM Cognos BI components
        3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
        4. Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
        5. Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
        6. Launch Business Insight Advanced through different methods
        7. Identify the user interface components of Business Insight Advanced
        8. Describe The Great Outdoors Company organization, products and distribution channels
        9. Identify the data available to satisfy report requirements
        10. Choose a report format
        11. Build a report
        12. Use available query items
        13. Use calculated query items
      5. Explore Hierarchies
        1. Describe IBM Cognos BI and FPM
        2. Describe IBM Cognos BI components
        3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
        4. Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
        5. Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
        6. Launch Business Insight Advanced through different methods
        7. Identify the user interface components of Business Insight Advanced
        8. Describe The Great Outdoors Company organization, products and distribution channels
        9. Identify the data available to satisfy report requirements
        10. Choose a report format
        11. Build a report
        12. Use available query items
        13. Use calculated query items
        14. Recognize hierarchies
        15. Use hierarchies to create effective reports
        16. Interact with a report of hierarchical data to drill up and drill down
        17. Identify sets
      6. Present Data Effectively
        1. Describe IBM Cognos BI and FPM
        2. Describe IBM Cognos BI components
        3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
        4. Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
        5. Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
        6. Launch Business Insight Advanced through different methods
        7. Identify the user interface components of Business Insight Advanced
        8. Describe The Great Outdoors Company organization, products and distribution channels
        9. Identify the data available to satisfy report requirements
        10. Choose a report format
        11. Build a report
        12. Use available query items
        13. Use calculated query items
        14. Recognize hierarchies
        15. Use hierarchies to create effective reports
        16. Interact with a report of hierarchical data to drill up and drill down
        17. Identify sets
        18. Sort data output
        19. Summarize data
        20. Group related rows
        21. Suppress data
        22. Filter data
      7. Highlight Report Data
        1. Describe IBM Cognos BI and FPM
        2. Describe IBM Cognos BI components
        3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
        4. Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
        5. Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
        6. Launch Business Insight Advanced through different methods
        7. Identify the user interface components of Business Insight Advanced
        8. Describe The Great Outdoors Company organization, products and distribution channels
        9. Identify the data available to satisfy report requirements
        10. Choose a report format
        11. Build a report
        12. Use available query items
        13. Use calculated query items
        14. Recognize hierarchies
        15. Use hierarchies to create effective reports
        16. Interact with a report of hierarchical data to drill up and drill down
        17. Identify sets
        18. Sort data output
        19. Summarize data
        20. Group related rows
        21. Suppress data
        22. Filter data
        23. Understand query item properties
        24. Use formatting to improve the visual effectiveness of reports
        25. Use conditional styles to highlight query items on a report
      8. Integrate External Data
        1. Describe IBM Cognos BI and FPM
        2. Describe IBM Cognos BI components
        3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
        4. Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
        5. Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
        6. Launch Business Insight Advanced through different methods
        7. Identify the user interface components of Business Insight Advanced
        8. Describe The Great Outdoors Company organization, products and distribution channels
        9. Identify the data available to satisfy report requirements
        10. Choose a report format
        11. Build a report
        12. Use available query items
        13. Use calculated query items
        14. Recognize hierarchies
        15. Use hierarchies to create effective reports
        16. Interact with a report of hierarchical data to drill up and drill down
        17. Identify sets
        18. Sort data output
        19. Summarize data
        20. Group related rows
        21. Suppress data
        22. Filter data
        23. Understand query item properties
        24. Use formatting to improve the visual effectiveness of reports
        25. Use conditional styles to highlight query items on a report
        26. Examine the use of external data in reports
        27. Map query subject from an enterprise report to external data
      9. Analyze Your Data
        1. Describe IBM Cognos BI and FPM
        2. Describe IBM Cognos BI components
        3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
        4. Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
        5. Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
        6. Launch Business Insight Advanced through different methods
        7. Identify the user interface components of Business Insight Advanced
        8. Describe The Great Outdoors Company organization, products and distribution channels
        9. Identify the data available to satisfy report requirements
        10. Choose a report format
        11. Build a report
        12. Use available query items
        13. Use calculated query items
        14. Recognize hierarchies
        15. Use hierarchies to create effective reports
        16. Interact with a report of hierarchical data to drill up and drill down
        17. Identify sets
        18. Sort data output
        19. Summarize data
        20. Group related rows
        21. Suppress data
        22. Filter data
        23. Understand query item properties
        24. Use formatting to improve the visual effectiveness of reports
        25. Use conditional styles to highlight query items on a report
        26. Examine the use of external data in reports
        27. Map query subject from an enterprise report to external data
        28. Review multiple data analysis processes
        29. Implement a report for each process
      10. Report Development Processes to Design Effective Reports
        1. Describe IBM Cognos BI and FPM
        2. Describe IBM Cognos BI components
        3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
        4. Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
        5. Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
        6. Launch Business Insight Advanced through different methods
        7. Identify the user interface components of Business Insight Advanced
        8. Describe The Great Outdoors Company organization, products and distribution channels
        9. Identify the data available to satisfy report requirements
        10. Choose a report format
        11. Build a report
        12. Use available query items
        13. Use calculated query items
        14. Recognize hierarchies
        15. Use hierarchies to create effective reports
        16. Interact with a report of hierarchical data to drill up and drill down
        17. Identify sets
        18. Sort data output
        19. Summarize data
        20. Group related rows
        21. Suppress data
        22. Filter data
        23. Understand query item properties
        24. Use formatting to improve the visual effectiveness of reports
        25. Use conditional styles to highlight query items on a report
        26. Examine the use of external data in reports
        27. Map query subject from an enterprise report to external data
        28. Review multiple data analysis processes
        29. Implement a report for each process
        30. Discuss phases of report development for business authors
        31. Discuss elements of effective reports
      11. Extend Business Insight Advanced Reports with Report Studio
        1. Describe IBM Cognos BI and FPM
        2. Describe IBM Cognos BI components
        3. Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
        4. Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
        5. Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
        6. Launch Business Insight Advanced through different methods
        7. Identify the user interface components of Business Insight Advanced
        8. Describe The Great Outdoors Company organization, products and distribution channels
        9. Identify the data available to satisfy report requirements
        10. Choose a report format
        11. Build a report
        12. Use available query items
        13. Use calculated query items
        14. Recognize hierarchies
        15. Use hierarchies to create effective reports
        16. Interact with a report of hierarchical data to drill up and drill down
        17. Identify sets
        18. Sort data output
        19. Summarize data
        20. Group related rows
        21. Suppress data
        22. Filter data
        23. Understand query item properties
        24. Use formatting to improve the visual effectiveness of reports
        25. Use conditional styles to highlight query items on a report
        26. Examine the use of external data in reports
        27. Map query subject from an enterprise report to external data
        28. Review multiple data analysis processes
        29. Implement a report for each process
        30. Discuss phases of report development for business authors
        31. Discuss elements of effective reports
        32. Identify Business Insight Advanced reports that can benefit from Report Studio capabilities
        33. Create a report in Report Studio and open it in Business Insight Advanced
        34. Create a report in Business Insight Advanced and extend it in Report Studio

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