IBM Cognos Training

Training in Chennai

Module 1

What is Business Intelligence

Why is BI Important and where can we use it

Components of BI

Business Intelligence Roadmap

Module 2

What is Data Warehouse

Why do we need it-Data Warehouse?

Data Warehouse Architecture

Data Warehouse Components

Define Star Schema

Fact and Dimensions

Understand OLTP and OLAP Systems

Module 3

Introduce Cognos BI

Examine the different studios in Cognos BI

Identify the different data sources within the studios

Highlight key capabilities of Cognos BI

Understand Cognos Multi Layered architecture

Module 4

Installing Cognos

Install Database (MS SQL)

Install Framework Manager

Install Cognos BI Application

Setting up the Environment

Configuring Cognos

Setting up Samples in Cognos

Uninstalling Cognos.

Module 5

Create and Modify a Data Source

Create Database backups

Understand Roles, Users and Groups

Specify Permission Settings

Module 6

Introduction to Framework Manager

Framework Manager Basics

User Interface, Navigation, Objects

Planning the project and data model.

Framework Manager Workflow

Naming Conventions for objects in a project

Designing Project

Create project

Importing Metadata from one and more sources

Exporting Metadata

Data Sources

Module 7

Working with Data Source Connections

Create and Modify Data Sources

Improve Performance by setting Query Processing Type

Preparing Relational Metadata for use in Reports

Verifying Relationships

Working with Dimensions

Working with Query Subjects

Module 8

Data, Model and Stored Procedure Query Subject

Working with Query Items

Set Usage and Aggregate Property

Making Metadata Available to Report Authors

Verify Model-Set Governors

Improving Performance

Create or Modify Package

Controlling access to Metadata

Explore Package

Publish Package

Guideline for Modeling Metadata

Best Practices

Presentation and Database layers

Merge Metadata

Perform Calculations and Filters

Cognos Connection

What is Cognos Connection

Examine Cognos Connection UI elements

Create a URL, Login, Logoff

Module 9

Entry Properties: General Properties






Agent and Page Properties


Public and Private Folder

Module 10

Open reports with Report Name, Go to Links, Run Reports from a View

Run Reports

Prompt Pages, Printing a report and Open in Excel

View the run history of a report and Historical Reports

Closing and Creating Quick links to Reports

My Folder Shortcut and Browser Bookmark

Personalize Cognos Connection


Export of Cognos, Content Store or select items for Backups

Restore an exported Backup

Create and Customize a Page and share a single page with Multiple Users

Module 11

Cognos Query Studio

Introduction to Query Studio

Create Reports (List, Grouped List, Crosstab, Charts)

Changing the Appearance of Reports (Format)

Sorting and Grouping

Filters and Prompts

Subtotals and Calculations

Run and Manage Reports

Drill Through reports

Module 16

Cognos Analysis Studio

Introduction to Analysis Studio

Creating a Basic

Working with data in Crosstab

Exploring Data

Limiting Data

Calculating Data

Sharing Data

Module 17

Cognos Report Studio.

Introduction to Report Studio

Report Studio User Interface

Creating, Save and Run Reports

Report Templates

Managing Reports

Types of Reports

List Reports

Crosstab Reports


Module 18

Formatting a Report

Report Layout Guidelines

Fonts, Styles, Header, Footer and Borders

Insert objects

Swap Columns and Rows

Working with Data

Filters, Parameters and Prompts

Sorting and Grouping

Subtotals and Calculations

Working with Queries

Working with Reports

Managing changes in the Package

Conditional Formatting

Drill through Reports

Drill up/Drill down Reports

Module 19

Master-Detail Reports

Scheduling Reports

Cognos Event Studio

Introduction to Event Studio

Studio User Interface

Creating, Save and Run Agents

Create agents

Different tasks

Task Execution rules

Module 20

Cognos Metric Studio

Introduction to Metric Studio

Cognos Power Play Transformer (Power Cube Modeling)


What is Cognos Transformer

Understanding Power Play Data Sources

Starting and Navigating Transformer

Importing your source Data

Creating your Power Cube

Building the Time Dimension

Create the Time Dimension Manually

Module 21

Building a Transformer Model

Performance Considerations

Build Model with AutoDesign

Modify Property sheets for Dimensions, Levels and Categories

Build Model without AutoDesign-Create New Dimensions from Source Data

Creating Exception Dimensions from Source Data

Specify a Level Label


About IBM Cognos

Cognos is the one of the leading Analytic tool. Cognos is IBM’s business intelligence (BI) and performance management software suite.

Cognos is designed to enable business users without technical knowledge to extract corporate data, analyze it and assemble reports.

Cognos is composed of nearly three dozen software products. Because Cognos is built on open standards, the software products can be used with relational and multidimensional data sources from multiple vendors, including Microsoft, NCR Teradata, SAP and Oracle
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