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
  • Permissions
  • Report
  • Query
  • Analysis
  • Job
  • Agent and Page Properties
  • Navigation
  • 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
  • Backups
  • 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 12

  • Cognos Analysis Studio
  • Introduction to Analysis Studio
  • Creating a Basic
  • Working with data in Crosstab
  • Exploring Data
  • Limiting Data
  • Calculating Data
  • Sharing Data

Module 13

  • 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
  • Charts

Module 14

  • 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 15

  • 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 16

  • Cognos Metric Studio
  • Introduction to Metric Studio
  • Cognos Power Play Transformer (Power Cube Modeling)
  • Fundamentals
  • 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 17

  • 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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