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6X137G – IBM Cognos Analytics on IBM Cloud Pak for Data (V2.1.x): Dashboarding and Reporting

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Course Outline:

Overview of the Cloud Pak for Data Analytics Dashboard
- Overview of Cloud Pak for Data
- Use dashboards in Cloud Pak for Data
- The Analytics Dashboard
- What is the dashboard?

Create a basic Analytics Dashboard
- Projects: Containers of the dashboard
- Add data to a project
- Select a template
- Dashboard Edit mode
- Dashboard data Usage types

Customize and modify a dashboard
- Access a previously created project and dashboard
- Add additional columns to an existing chart
- Modify the visualization type and its properties
- Add multiple charts to an existing dashboard
- Add custom calculations to dashboards
- Explore dashboard filtering methods

Dashboards in the Cognos Analytics Add-on
- Add-on overview
- Navigate Cognos Analytics dashboarding
- Edit mode versus View mode
- Work with an existing dashboard
- Edit a dashboard

Create basic dashboards using the Add-on
- Create a new dashboard
- Select a Dashboard Type and Layout
- Add Data Sources and Visualizations
- Save and view a Dashboard

Advanced dashboarding using the Add-on
- Create a tabbed dashboard
- Add data items and visualizations
- Add objects using the Assistant
- Add an active visualization
- Customize and filter dashboard objects
- Share the dashboard

Create a Story
- Identify a story
- Assemble a story
- Change the timeline of a scene
- Add animation
- Highlight data
- Looping your Story

Create an exploration
- Identify an exploration
- Start exploring from a dashboard or a story
- Start exploring from the New menu
- Explore from a data asset
- Explore relationships in your data
- Suggested starting points

Introduction to Reporting
- Identify the basics of IBM Cognos Analytics Reporting
- Create a new report
- Navigate the report

Create List reports
- Identify list reports
- Group data in a list
- Sort data
- Format list columns
- Include list headers and footers
- Aggregate data

Create Crosstab reports
- Create a crosstab
- Add measures to a crosstab
- Data sources for crosstabs
- Crosstab peers

Present data graphically
- Create chart reports
- Work with gauge charts and pie charts
- Customize charts
- Display visualizations in reports

Course Audience & Prerequisites:

Audience:

Analysts

Prerequisites:

IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Foundations (V2.1.x)

Course Offerings:

This IBM Web-Based Training (WBT) is Self-Paced and includes:
- Instructional content available online for duration of course
- Visuals without hands-on lab exercises

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Overview of the Cloud Pak for Data Analytics Dashboard
- Overview of Cloud Pak for Data
- Use dashboards in Cloud Pak for Data
- The Analytics Dashboard
- What is the dashboard?

Create a basic Analytics Dashboard
- Projects: Containers of the dashboard
- Add data to a project
- Select a template
- Dashboard Edit mode
- Dashboard data Usage types

Customize and modify a dashboard
- Access a previously created project and dashboard
- Add additional columns to an existing chart
- Modify the visualization type and its properties
- Add multiple charts to an existing dashboard
- Add custom calculations to dashboards
- Explore dashboard filtering methods

Dashboards in the Cognos Analytics Add-on
- Add-on overview
- Navigate Cognos Analytics dashboarding
- Edit mode versus View mode
- Work with an existing dashboard
- Edit a dashboard

Create basic dashboards using the Add-on
- Create a new dashboard
- Select a Dashboard Type and Layout
- Add Data Sources and Visualizations
- Save and view a Dashboard

Advanced dashboarding using the Add-on
- Create a tabbed dashboard
- Add data items and visualizations
- Add objects using the Assistant
- Add an active visualization
- Customize and filter dashboard objects
- Share the dashboard

Create a Story
- Identify a story
- Assemble a story
- Change the timeline of a scene
- Add animation
- Highlight data
- Looping your Story

Create an exploration
- Identify an exploration
- Start exploring from a dashboard or a story
- Start exploring from the New menu
- Explore from a data asset
- Explore relationships in your data
- Suggested starting points

Introduction to Reporting
- Identify the basics of IBM Cognos Analytics Reporting
- Create a new report
- Navigate the report

Create List reports
- Identify list reports
- Group data in a list
- Sort data
- Format list columns
- Include list headers and footers
- Aggregate data

Create Crosstab reports
- Create a crosstab
- Add measures to a crosstab
- Data sources for crosstabs
- Crosstab peers

Present data graphically
- Create chart reports
- Work with gauge charts and pie charts
- Customize charts
- Display visualizations in reports

Audience:

Analysts

Prerequisites:

IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Foundations (V2.1.x)

This IBM Web-Based Training (WBT) is Self-Paced and includes:
- Instructional content available online for duration of course
- Visuals without hands-on lab exercises