This training provides students with knowledge of metadata modeling concepts and how to model metadata using IBM Cognos Analytics. Students will learn the full scope of the metadata modeling process, from creating Data source connections, creating Data modules, to the sharing of metadata to other users, facilitating reports and analyses by themselves and colleagues.
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K01014G – Extended Capabilities in IBM Cognos Framework Manager
This offering teaches IBM Cognos Framework Manager data modelers how to use some of the extended capabilities in the product. Students will learn ways to manage and maintain their models and packages, and how to work effectively in a multi-modeler environment. In addition, students will explore other modeling techniques, such as: leveraging user-defined functions, and how to customize metadata for a multilingual audience.
K01016G – Create Dashboards using IBM Cognos Analytics
This course provides students with knowledge of the basics of dashboard creation using IBM Cognos Analytics. The students will be introduced to the product layout and functionality while gaining skills in creating interactive and informative dashboards. The students will identify data sources, customize content and presentation. In addition, students will learn how to save a dashboard, open a dashboard view in order to interact with it, and share dashboard content with other users.
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.
N0CBD – IBM Cognos Analytics: Building Dashboards & Stories
This course teaches students how to build interactive dashboards using the Cognos Analytics dashboarding component. Students will learn how to use different techniques to create different widget visualizations, using both uploaded files and packages as data sources, as well as common formatting techniques.
N0CRDC – IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports with Dynamic Cubes
This three-day course provides an introduction to the fundamentals and intermediate skills of reporting in IBM Cognos Analytics v11 using Dynamic cubes. 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 learn how to add advanced formatting to the objects in their reports, apply conditional styles, and integrate external data. Students will also learn how to author reports that navigate and manipulate dimensional data structures using the specific dimensional functions and features available in IBM Cognos Analytics.
Disclaimer: This course is currently in development.