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B5129G – IBM Cognos Metric Studio: Manage Business Performance (V10.1/10.2)

The IBM Cognos BI Metric Studio: Manage Business Performance (V10.1/10.2) – eLearning is a 3 hour WBT. This course teaches consumers how to monitor the performance of an organization using scorecards. They will learn how to access scorecards, navigate metrics and metric types, create projects and actions, and customize the Metric Studio environment to make it easier to monitor the performance of a team or unit in their organization.

Please Note: Screen captures and simulations in this course are taken from the V10.1 of the product. However, the concepts, procedures, and tasks are all applicable to a V10.2 environment and are suitable for V10.2 user education.

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B5130G – IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office: Integrate with Microsoft Office (V10.1/10.2)

This course is an Introductory-level WBT that teaches consumers how to extend the benefits and capabilities of IBM Cognos BI to business users who prefer to work with Microsoft Office. Through interactive learning activities, students will learn how to import reports and report elements from IBM Cognos Connection to Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word. Students will also learn how to publish IBM Cognos-enabled workbooks, presentations, and documents to IBM Cognos Connection, and run entries in IBM Cognos Connection using IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office.

Please Note: Screen captures and simulations in this course are taken from the V10.1 of the product. However, the concepts, procedures, and tasks are all applicable to a V10.2 environment and are suitable for V10.2 user education.

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B5132G – IBM Cognos BI: Manage BI Projects

This two-day, instructor-led course introduces students to the IBM Cognos Solutions Implementation Methodology (IBM CSIM), the elements of IBM Cognos 10 BI, and the underlying architecture. They will examine the process of creating an IBM Cognos 10 BI solution, discuss how IBM Cognos 10 BI relates to the other parts of IBM Cognos 10, and review how the IBM Cognos 10 implementation methodology complements top Project Management methodologies. Students will also be shown a range of resources to help them successfully manage their implementations.

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B5150G – IBM Cognos Query Studio: Build Ad-Hoc Reports

IBM Cognos Query Studio: Build Ad-Hoc Reports (V10.1/10.2) is a one-day, instructor-led and instructor-led on-line course designed for business authors who want to learn how to create, modify and organize ad hoc reports. This course covers how to use different report capabilities, how to graphically display data, and how to create reports with a consistent look and feel through the use of templates. The course also covers basic administrative tasks, such as scheduling reports and delivering reports in different formats (e.g. HTML, PDF, Excel).

Please Note: Query Studio will not be available after version 10.2.2 – thus, we are recommending that our clients transition to Cognos Workspace Advanced. Please follow this link for the official announcement by IBM regarding Query Studio’s deprecation. Cognos Workspace Advanced delivers the same ad-hoc reporting functionalities as Query Studio, and more.

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B5151G – IBM Cognos Analysis Studio: Analyze Data

IBM Cognos BI Analysis Studio: Analyze Data (V10.1/10.2) is a one-day, instructor-led course that teaches business authors to navigate and analyze data in Analysis Studio. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on workshops, attendees will discover trends, identify opportunities, and learn how to make better business decisions. Students will learn techniques such as ranking, filtering, asymmetrical crosstabs, and graphing to help them analyze large volumes of data (whether OLAP or dimensionally modeled relational metadata). They will also learn to manage reports through IBM Cognos Connection.

Please Note: Analysis Studio will not be available after version 10.2.2 – thus, we are recommending that our clients transition to Cognos Workspace Advanced. Please follow this link for the official announcement by IBM regarding Query Studio’s deprecation. Cognos Workspace Advanced delivers the same ad-hoc reporting functionalities as Query Studio, and more.

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B5157G – IBM Cognos Metric Studio: Design Scorecards

IBM Cognos Metric Studio: Design Scorecards (V10.1/10.2) is a three-day, instructor-led course in which students will learn how to plan, create, set up, and maintain scorecard applications using IBM Cognos Metric Studio. Students will load data from supported data sources using IBM Cognos Metric Designer, and learn alternative data loading methods such as flat files and SQL scripts. Students will also learn how to secure objects within the scorecard application, as well as the application itself.

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B5169G – IBM Cognos Transformer: Create PowerCubes (V10.1)

IBM Cognos Transformer: Create PowerCubes (V10.1) is a one hour recording that provides participants with knowledge of defining a PowerCube and defining the OLAP cube structure. Students will learn how to create dimensions and levels, build PowerCubes for use in IBM Cognos BI and easily analyze data by creating a simple analysis in IBM Cognos Analysis Studio.

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B5231G – IBM Cognos BI Event Studio: Create and Run Agents (V10.2)

IBM Cognos BI Event Studio: Create and Run Agents (V10.2) is a 2.5 hour WBT that provides an introduction to Event Studio and how to run and create agents to monitor events through a business lifecycle in Event Studio. Through demonstrations and interactive learning activities, students will learn the Event Studio process flow and how to build agents by defining event conditions and adding tasks.

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B5280G – IBM Cognos Data Manager: Build Data Marts with Enterprise Data

This is a five-day course that teaches students how to move, merge, consolidate, and transform data from a range of data sources to build and maintain subject-area data marts. In the process, students will create a catalog and add connections to data sources and targets. They will also deliver fact and dimension data to a data mart through the use of builds and the dimensional framework. In addition, students will learn how to automate common functionality and handle complex data issues, such as unbalanced hierarchical structures.

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