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N0CBD – IBM Cognos Analytics: Building Dashboards & Stories

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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.

N0BDM – IBM Cognos Analytics: Building Data Modules

This course teaches students how to create data modules using lightweight data modeling techniques. Students will learn how to identify data sources, create data servers, select data sources for the data module, identify and add intent, and identify joins/relationships between data sources. Other skills such as adding calculations, custom data groups, cleansing and formatting columns will be covered.