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N0CAO- IBM Cognos Analytics Overview

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Course Outline:

N0CPN – IBM Cognos Analytics: Portal Navigation

This course teaches students how to navigate the new Cognos Analytics portal. Students will learn how to access content including navigating the Team Content and My Content folders, use the Smart Search functionality, run reports and dashboards, review object properties, interact with report versions, set personal preferences, subscribe to reports, and use notifications.

N0CBD – IBM Cognos Analytics: Building Dashboards & Stories

This course teaches students how to build interactive dashboards using the IBM Cognos Analytics dashboarding component. Students will learn how to interact with existing dashboards as well as how to implement different techniques to create new dashboards by utilizing different widget visualizations, using both uploaded files and packages as data sources.  Students will also learn common formatting techniques and features such as images, shapes and text, maps, filtering techniques, report drill-through, navigation paths, simple calculations, and conditional formatting.

N0BDM – IBM Cognos Analytics: Building Data Modules

This course teaches students how to create data modules using lightweight data modeling techniques in IBM Cognos Analytics. Students will learn how to identify and select data sources for the data module such as data servers and uploaded personal files.  Manual and intent-based modeling will be reviewed, along with ways to identify joins/relationships between data sources. Other enhancements such as adding calculations, custom data groups, cleansing and formatting columns, relative dates, data-level security, filters, navigation groups, custom grouping and specifying column dependencies will also be covered.

Note: These courses modules are currently on v11.1. We can deliver these modules on previous versions of IBM Cognos Analytics as well; please let us know which version your team is currently using to ensure that training is delivered on the appropriate version.

Course Audience & Prerequisites:

Audience:

  • Consumers, business authors, professional authors, analysts, business users, developers, administrators, modelers, and project managers.

Prerequisites:

  • None

Course Offerings:

Instructor-Led In Classroom

Newcomp can directly deliver  IBM Business Analytics courses for Business Intelligence, Performance Management, and IBM Advanced Analytics through the use of in-class training facilities.

Currently,  in-class courses are offered in Markham, Ottawa, Vancouver, Halifax, and Edmonton. Please note that classes can be added to new areas based on demand.

Instructor-Led Online

Students receive the same quality as an in-class course, with a live instructor and the ability to participate in hands-on labs through real-life examples

ILOs help cut costs by reducing time and travel as they can be taken from home or the office and require only the use of a computer, high-speed wired internet and a headset.

Customized Courses

On-site courses can also be customized based on user roles and needs within your organization. This option allows lower costs in travel and time and increased flexibility in scheduling. This format also enables students to work with the organization's data - adding value to the learning experience. This makes the training relevant and applicable to the students; daily tasks and therefore, results in a quicker path to productivity.

  • Course Outline
  • Course Audience & Prerequisites
  • Course Offerings
  • Related Courses

N0CPN – IBM Cognos Analytics: Portal Navigation

This course teaches students how to navigate the new Cognos Analytics portal. Students will learn how to access content including navigating the Team Content and My Content folders, use the Smart Search functionality, run reports and dashboards, review object properties, interact with report versions, set personal preferences, subscribe to reports, and use notifications.

N0CBD – IBM Cognos Analytics: Building Dashboards & Stories

This course teaches students how to build interactive dashboards using the IBM Cognos Analytics dashboarding component. Students will learn how to interact with existing dashboards as well as how to implement different techniques to create new dashboards by utilizing different widget visualizations, using both uploaded files and packages as data sources.  Students will also learn common formatting techniques and features such as images, shapes and text, maps, filtering techniques, report drill-through, navigation paths, simple calculations, and conditional formatting.

N0BDM – IBM Cognos Analytics: Building Data Modules

This course teaches students how to create data modules using lightweight data modeling techniques in IBM Cognos Analytics. Students will learn how to identify and select data sources for the data module such as data servers and uploaded personal files.  Manual and intent-based modeling will be reviewed, along with ways to identify joins/relationships between data sources. Other enhancements such as adding calculations, custom data groups, cleansing and formatting columns, relative dates, data-level security, filters, navigation groups, custom grouping and specifying column dependencies will also be covered.

Note: These courses modules are currently on v11.1. We can deliver these modules on previous versions of IBM Cognos Analytics as well; please let us know which version your team is currently using to ensure that training is delivered on the appropriate version.

Audience:

  • Consumers, business authors, professional authors, analysts, business users, developers, administrators, modelers, and project managers.

Prerequisites:

  • None

Instructor-Led In Classroom

Newcomp can directly deliver  IBM Business Analytics courses for Business Intelligence, Performance Management, and IBM Advanced Analytics through the use of in-class training facilities.

Currently,  in-class courses are offered in Markham, Ottawa, Vancouver, Halifax, and Edmonton. Please note that classes can be added to new areas based on demand.

Instructor-Led Online

Students receive the same quality as an in-class course, with a live instructor and the ability to participate in hands-on labs through real-life examples

ILOs help cut costs by reducing time and travel as they can be taken from home or the office and require only the use of a computer, high-speed wired internet and a headset.

Customized Courses

On-site courses can also be customized based on user roles and needs within your organization. This option allows lower costs in travel and time and increased flexibility in scheduling. This format also enables students to work with the organization's data - adding value to the learning experience. This makes the training relevant and applicable to the students; daily tasks and therefore, results in a quicker path to productivity.

N0CRF – IBM Cognos Analytics Report Authoring Fundamentals

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of reporting in IBM Cognos Analytics v11.1. Students will be introduced to Lists, Crosstabs and Charts as well as interactive features like prompts and report drill-through. During the course students will also learn how to add advanced formatting to the objects in their reports, apply conditional styles, and integrate external data.   Note: This course is currently on v11.1. We can deliver this course on previous versions of IBM Cognos Analytics as well; please let us know which version your team is currently using to ensure that training is delivered on the appropriate version.