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COGNOS Course Content

Overview:

Cognos is a developer of Business Intelligence and Performance Management software Solutions provider, developed by IBM. It is designed for the Business users who have no technical Knowledge to extract corporate data, analyze it and assemble reports. This software is currently used to help businesses gain a better understanding of their financial performance strengths and weaknesses as well as help set targets and effectively allocate the resources necessary to achieve those goals.

Training Objectives of Cognos:

Cognos is the leading supplier and developer of business intelligence software and the name is recognized as a largest organization in their fields of BI reporting. Our Training sessions will give you complete overview on the subject. Students will able to learn the Techniques in it and they actively create data sources, and manage deployment content, assembling, analyzing, storing, reporting on, and giving access to data to facilitate enterprise users take superior business decisions to the Organizations.

Target Students and Prerequisites :

Students must be belonging to Technical background and basic knowledge required on SQL and Database.

Introduction
  • About Cognos 8 BI
  • Architecture
  • Cognos Features
  • Difference between Cognos Other OLAP tools
  • Cognos Release
Cognos Connections
  • How to Connect to different Data Sources
  • How to Provide Security to the Package
  • Import and Export of Package (Deployment)
  • Running the Report Burn
  • Scheduling
Analysis Studio
  • Insert Data
  • Change the number of Visible Items
  • Nest Data
  • Replace Data
  • Sort Data
  • Explore Data
  • Change the measure
  • Drill down for Details
  • Hide Items
  • Insert a calculation
  • Save a custom set
  • Define a filter
  • Compare sets of data
  • Using Dynamic Context
Query Studio
  • Introduction
  • About Ad-hoc Reports
  • Types of Report(List,Cross Tab,Chart Reports & Others)
  • Applying Filters, Prompts & Calculations
  • Sorting, Grouping, Sections & Aggregate Functions
Framework Manager
  • About Framework Manager
  • Framework Manager,Metadata Modeling
  • Creation of Interface and Usage
  • Creating Model & Namespace (Layers)
  • Importing Metadata
  • Creating Query Subjects & Query Items
  • Merging Query Subjects
  • Creating Relationships & Setting Cardinalities
  • Creating Parameter Maps & Macros
  • Creating of Model Filters,Prompts & Calculations
  • Publishing Package
Report Studio
  • Type of Report Templates
  • Creating list, Cross Tab, Chart & Other Reports
  • Map Reports
  • Formatting Reports
  • Generating and Creating Prompt Page
  • Types of Prompts
  • Query Calculations & Layout Calculations
  • Static Filters and Dynamic Filters
  • Conditional Block
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Master Details
  • Cascading Prompt
  • HTML Items & Hyperlinks
  • Set Operators
  • Setting Burst Options
  • Setting Variables
  • Report Functions
  • Report Validation
  • Reports Run with Options