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N0CBD – IBM Cognos Analytics: Building Dashboards & Stories

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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.

 

Note: This course is currently on v11.1.x. 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.

Course Outline:

Introduction to Dashboarding

  • What is a Dashboard?
  • Dashboard Components
  • Dashboard Functions and Best Practices
  • Common Mistakes in Dashboard Design
  • Key features of Cognos Analytics dashboards

Creating Simple & Advanced Dashboards

  • Types of Dashboards
  • Dashboard Layouts
  • Data Sources for Dashboards
  • Adding Data Items
  • Intent Based Visualizations
  • Adding Media
  • Mapping
  • Filtering
  • Connecting Widgets
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Simple Calculations

Course Audience & Prerequisites:

Audience

Consumers

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.

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

Introduction to Dashboarding

  • What is a Dashboard?
  • Dashboard Components
  • Dashboard Functions and Best Practices
  • Common Mistakes in Dashboard Design
  • Key features of Cognos Analytics dashboards

Creating Simple & Advanced Dashboards

  • Types of Dashboards
  • Dashboard Layouts
  • Data Sources for Dashboards
  • Adding Data Items
  • Intent Based Visualizations
  • Adding Media
  • Mapping
  • Filtering
  • Connecting Widgets
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Simple Calculations

Audience

Consumers

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.

B6008G – Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics

This course provides students with a high level overview of the IBM Cognos Analytics suite of products and their underlying architecture. They will examine each component as it relates to an Analytics solution. Students will be shown a range of resources to provide additional information on each product.

B6088G – IBM Cognos Analytics for Consumers

IBM Cognos Analytics for Consumers (v11.0) will teach consumers how to access content, use reports, create dashboards, and personalize the appearance of IBM Cognos Analytics portal.  

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.   Note: This course is currently on v11.1.x. 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.

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: This course is currently on v11.1.x. 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.

N0CAO- IBM Cognos Analytics Overview

This 1- day course teaches students the new features in the end-user interface of IBM Cognos Analytics.  Students will learn how to navigate the new Cognos Analytics portal, build interactive dashboards using the Cognos Analytics dashboarding component, and create data modules using lightweight data modeling techniques.  This course is broken down into smaller detailed modules that students can choose to take separately or combined in the N0CAO- IBM Cognos Analytics Overview course.   The modules include:   Note: These courses modules are currently on v11.1.x. 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.