There are no such prerequisites to learn Cognos. Although, having a basic idea of SQL can help.
This Intellipaat Cognos instructor-led and self-paced training course prepares you with some of the most coveted skills in the Business Intelligence and Analytics domain. IBM Cognos is one of the most comprehensive tools to extract intelligence from mountains of data, and this training gives you the skill set needed for extracting and transforming that data into analytical insights. Cognos 11 is a brand-new tool to come up from the IBM Cognos stables. It is intended more toward the self-service Business Intelligence market. Today’s fast-paced enterprises specifically need a tool like Cognos 11, due to which there is a huge demand for professionals who can work with this tool.
Cognos BI and Analytics tool introduction, the detailed architecture of Cognos BI, the fundamentals of data warehousing, what is ETL, the different types of OLAP, what is a Cognos Framework Manager, what is DMR model, Architecture Cognos Analytics 11, how Cognos Analytics 11 enhances the User Interface, Advance Cognos Analytics 11 UI.
Introduction to building a query model for connecting with the report layout, how to deploy a query model for adding filters and reports, custom query creation through SQL statement editing, how to create reports by joining query results, based on relationship and other queries the process to combining data container.
Hands-on Exercise – You will build a query model and deploy it for addition of filters and reports, and then you edit the SQL statements for getting custom queries and then create reports by joining query results
Understanding the new UI features of Cognos 11, new navigation features, new search engine, the new unified user interface feature, three options for creating Cognos content viz. Report authoring, dashboard and data module, simplified administration pages and a complete modern look in Cognos Analytics 11.
Introduction to Cognos Analytics 11 Data Modules, creation of Data server connection, uploading of files datasets, intent driven modeling, navigation and calculations, using data modules to modulate data without using Framework Manager, understand how Cognos 11 is a huge step in data integration and modulation, data discovery through intent-based modeling, connecting to a data server, how to upload files, navigation and calculation, creating data modules with inputs from diverse set of data, other data modules, data servers, data sets, uploaded files.
The process of dashboarding in IBM Cognos, creating a dashboard by adding report content and tools, exploring the drill through feature, how to filter data in the dashboard, what is widget-to-widget communication, sorting, grouping and calculating data.
Introduction to IBM Cognos Framework Manager, learning about the workflow process, writing SQL queries, performing calculations, creating projects, applying filters and creation of Star Schema, the difference between various data models, importing of metadata, access control to metadata, merging of metadata, working with data sources, stored procedure query subjects, work with macros, setting governors, performance improvement, parameter map, session parameters, learn about multi-facet, multi-grain, and stitch queries.
Introduction to IBM Report Studio, understanding what is Report Authoring, creating reports using Report Studio, understanding Query Studio, various types of Reports, grouping, formatting, and sorting list Reports, aggregating data, multi-facet data and Report with repeated data, new Report Studio interface in Cognos 11, reporting functions and active reports, dashboard enhancement in Cognos Analytics 11, creating dashboard and drill through feature
Performing filtering, grouping and sorting of Reports, filtering to narrow focus of Report, Cross tab Reports, formatting and sorting Cross tab Reports, creating Charts, adding context to Charts.
Hands-on Exercise – Perform filtering, grouping and sorting of Reports, Perform filtering to narrow focus of Report, Create Cross tab Reports, Format and sort Cross tab Reports, Create Charts, add context to Charts
Learning about various Prompts on Reports, working with Prompts to focus data, searching Prompt items, customization, page navigation, displaying user Prompt selection, extending Report capabilities using calculation, creation of statistical calculations, statistical charts with Cognos Report Studio.
Hands-on Exercise – Use Prompts to focus data, Search Prompt items, Customizeand display user Prompt selection, Extend Report capabilities using calculation, Create statistical calculations, plot statistical charts with Cognos Report Studio
Reusing objects in the same Report, layout sharing between different Reports, working with various templates, handling Reports with no available data.Learning to customize Reports with showing, hiding and highlighting data, creating multilingual reports, rendering conditional objects, how to use the published Report in Cognos 11, drilling through the Report with Cognos Analytics 11, specifying run report options and properties of the entry, understanding the alerts and watch items.
Hands-on Exercise – Reuse objects in the same Report, Share same layout between different Reports, Use a template for reporting, Handle Reports with no available data, Customize Reports with showing, hiding and highlighting data, Create multilingual reports, Render conditional objects
Understanding the concept of Drill through, letting users find the data they want, comparing parameter-driven and dynamic drill through, drilling from one report to another, setting the scope of drill through, familiarizing with drill through assistant, enhancing report layout, combining data containers, formatting data and report objects.
Hands-on Exercise – Using Drill through, let users find the data they want, Use parameter-driven and dynamic drill through, Drill from one report to another, Set the scope of drill through, Enhance report layout, Format data and report objects
Introduction to advanced Cognos reporting, filtering reports on session parameters, navigating to specific location in report, navigating using table of contents, creating dynamic titles and headers, detailed learning of advanced report authoring, linking reports and displaying one report layer, editing SQL statements, distributing Report content to various users, creating Master-Detail Report, conditional formatting of Reports using variables, string and Boolean expressions, examining report specification and modifying it, deploying Java Scripts and HTML items for user interaction.
Hands-on Exercise – Apply filters on reports on session parameters, Navigate to specific location in report, Navigatie using table of contents, Create dynamic titles and headers, Link reports and display one report layer, Edit SQL statements, Distribute Report content to various users, create Master-Detail Report, Conditionally format Reports using variables, string and Boolean expressions, Modify a report specification, Deploy Java Scripts and HTML items for user interaction
Understanding the concept of report bursting, running a report once and dividing the results as per specific recipients, steps in report bursting, specifying burst groups, setting burst options and enabling bursting, creating burst keys and burst tables, rules of report bursting and formats supported for bursting.
Hands-on Exercise – Run a report once and divide the results as per specific recipients, Specify burst groups, Set burst options and enable bursting, Create burst keys and burst tables, Create Rules of report bursting
Learning about statistical reporting, creating statistical objects, adding cases and variables, integrating statistical objects with Cognos Report Studio, understanding descriptive statistics and statistical charts, analyzing using statistical reports and distributing results to users.
Hands-on Exercise – Create statistical objects, Add cases and variables, integrate statistical objects with Cognos Report Studio, Generate and analyze using statistical reports, Export results to users
Creating active reports using Cognos Report Studio, designing highly interactive reports, building report as per user needs, learning about the characteristics of Active Reports and deploying it to build easy to use reports, scheduling and bursting of Active Reports, understanding Active Report controls and variables.
Hands-on Exercise – Create active reports using Cognos Report Studio, Design interactive reports, Build a custom report, Schedule Active Reports
Introduction to dimensional data in reports, working with DMR and OLAP data sources in dimensional reporting, understanding dimensions, levels, hierarchies and members, learning about dimensional reporting methodology.
Hands-on Exercise – Generate dimensional reports from Cognos studio
Learning about focusing dimensional data in a cross tab, difference between relational and dimensional queries, various filtering techniques, filtering of dimensional queries based on dimensions, measures and members, learning how to use a tree prompt for dynamic filtering,Cognos Dimensional Functions, deploying it to create sets and tuples, working with OLAP queries to deploy arithmetic queries, characteristics of Cognos Dimensional Functions.
Hands-on Exercise – Focus on dimensional data in a cross tab, Write a dimensional query, Apply filters on dimensions, measures and members, Use a tree prompt for dynamic filtering, Deploy Cognos Dimensional Functions to create sets and tuples, Deploy arithmetic queries
Introduction to advanced drilling techniques, identifying the need for overriding the default drilling, deploying advancing drill down techniques, the various member sets and support functions for performing advanced drilling.
Hands-on Exercise – Deploy advanced drill down techniques using various member sets and support functions for performing advanced drilling
Introduction to Cognos Transformer, multi-dimensional data modeling component, defining OLAP Cube structures, building multi-dimensional analysis cubes, modeling the dimensions, customizing measures, the various components of transformers, the various categories and members, creating a model plan, relating transformer model to model plan, transformer data sources and data types, matching the business requirements.
Hands-on Exercise – Define an OLAP Cube structure, Build multi-dimensional analysis cubes, Model the dimensions, Customize measures, Create a model plan and relate transformer model to this model plan
Learning how to create PowerCubes, creating data source connection to PowerCube, publishing of Cube, optimizing PowerCube input and output, various factors affecting PowerCube building and deployment, partitioning of PowerCubes, benefits of partitioning, creating a partitioning strategy, time-based partitioning, comparing the automatic and manual partitioning, learning about multifile PowerCube.
Hands-on Exercise – Create PowerCube, Create data source connection to PowerCube, Optimize PowerCube input and output, Make partitions of PowerCubes, Create a partitioning strategy, Create time-based partitioning
Introduction to IBM Cognos Cube designer, building dynamic cubes, deploying and measuring the performance, working with star and snowflake data schema, in-memory relational OLAP functionality, benefits of Dynamic Cube, Cube Designer interface, aggregation in Dynamic Cubes, modelling a Virtual Cube and publishing with IBM Cognos Studios.
Hands-on Exercise – Build dynamic cube, Deploy dynamic cube and measure the performance, Create star and snowflake data schema, Model a Virtual Cube and publish with IBM Cognos Studios
Learning to perform Cognos Analysis in Excel, the various query settings for enhancing performance, working with Dynamic Query Analyzer, Cognos Workflow, administering IBM Cognos, understanding query service metrics, moving data from previous versions, managing and auditing the Cognos environment, enhancing the search, restricting scheduling options, disabling query service.
Hands-on Exercise – Perform Cognos Analysis in Excel, Configure query settings for enhancing performance, Work with Dynamic Query Analyzer, Create a Cognos Workflow, Restrict scheduling options, Disable query service
Cognos 11 self-service options, customizable UI, better search feature, automatically selecting the best visualization, quick report formatting and styling, simple drag-and-drop functions, web-based modeling, testing and validating the models, building quick interactive reports, geospatial analytics and customizing the analytics environment, improved administration capabilities, working with the Cognos Mobile, understanding the Cognos Mobile architecture, the various supported products, how to deploy Cognos Analytics for Excel.
Creating compelling stories with IBM Cognos Analytics 11, using various formats like slideshows, infographics, interactive stories, intent-based authoring, automatic visualizations, collecting assets, choosing formats and templates, organizing the story, using amination and timing.
This project is involved with creating a sales dashboard for a specific company using the data available. You will learn to create a high-level graphical representation of a company’s vital performance indicators. As part of the project you will also learn to drill up and drill down data as per the specific company needs. Master the technique of navigating to various other tools like Cognos Report Studio, Cognos Query Studio, and Cognos Analysis Studio.
This project is involved with creating an employee dashboard that can be helpful in extracting key insights and information about the employees in a particular organization. Learn to create multiple charts by joining multiple data sources into a single Cognos Report. You can easily drill down based on specific parameters in order to get insights that you are looking for. You will also master the technique of rearranging the various dimensions in a Report through the slicing and dicing multidimensional analysis technique.
Intellipaat training course will provide you complete proficiency to clear the IBM Cognos Analytics Author V11 C2090-621 certification. The complete course content is in accordance with the requirements of this certification.
Intellipaat training will give you ample opportunities to work on industry-designed real-world projects and case studies. All this will help you fast-track your career with hands-on experience in the domain. Upon the completion of the training, you will solve quizzes that are modeled on the specific types of questions asked in the certification exam.
We also award you with the Intellipaat Course Completion Certification once you score at least 60% marks in the qualifying exam and complete the project work. Leading MNCs like Cisco, Standard Chartered, Sony, Ericsson, TCS and others acknowledge the Intellipaat certification.
Intellipaat is the pioneer in Business Intelligence and Analytics training. The Cognos training lets you learn Cognos BI and various aspects of it like reporting, scorecarding and analysis. The course content is completely in line with the IBM Cognos Analytics Author V11 C2090-621 certification exam.
This Intellipaat training involves working with real-world projects and assignments to learn Cognos as per the industry needs. Upon the completion of this training course, you can apply for some of the best jobs in top MNCs around the world at best salaries. Intellipaat offers lifetime access to videos, course materials, 24/7 support and course material upgrading to the latest version at no extra fee. Hence, it is clearly a one-time investment.
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