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IBM Cognos Analytics Authoring Reports Fundamentals (Instructor-Led) Jan 2018

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IBM Cognos Analytics is a Web-based tool that professional report authors use to build sophisticated, multiple-page, multiple query reports against multiple databases.  With Cognos Analytics, you can create any report that your company requires, such as sales, inventory, and statements and dashboard reports.

Overview:  Students will learn to use Cognos Analytics to create new reports.  Aggregation, summaries, grouping and sorting will be covered.  Students will create filters and prompts, add detail and summary calculations, format reports, create list and crosstab reports, and drill-through to other reports.

Date:  This class is scheduled for Monday, January 15th, 2018 through Tuesday, January 16th, 2018. The class times are from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, US EST. This is a 2-day class.

Prerequisites:  Knowledge of the use of a web browser to access the corporate intranet environment is assumed. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows and basic navigation is expected.

Knowledge Level:  Introduction

Performance Goals:  Upon successful completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Start and log into Cognos Analytics
  • Understand the components of Cognos Analytics
  • Navigate the Cognos Analytics interface
  • Create and modify reports
  • Focus reports using prompts
  • Extend reports using calculations
  • Present data using maps
  • Design effective reports
  • Customize reports with conditional formatting

About your instructor, Erik Herman:

I am an IBM Business Analytics certified technology training, instructional design, e-learning, and content development professional with more than 15 years of experience. I can assist you with coordinating a specific training program that will meet your organization's specific educational goals. I can provide training in:

  • IBM Cognos Analytics
  • IBM Planning Analytics
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
  • IBM Cognos TM1
  • IBM SPSS

QueBIT's training program is unique because we can tailor our material to your application and make sure we cover the concepts important to you and your personnel. We don't only teach you how to use the solution, but also guide you with proven best practices and tips and instruct you on how to problem solve issues enabling you to become self-sufficient with the tool.

Prior to joining QueBIT, I spent many years as a manager, product developer, and training content creator. My experience includes technical consulting and training, higher education and trade publishing, market research, and sales.

I am proficient with many desktop publishing, content management, business analytics, and business process technologies, including IBM Cognos BI, TM1, SAP, BusinessObjects, Microsoft Dynamics, VMware, SnagIt, Blackboard, WebCT, Moodle, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, FileMaker, FrameMaker, In-Design, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Photoshop, Articulate Storyline, Camtasia and Microsoft Office.