£1,150.00

Price for this course

2 HOURS

Duration

Classroom IBM

Delivery

Available dates


Mon29Mar 21 TO Tue30Mar 21

Where

Tech Data ILO UK
Connection details will be communicated separately
Instructor Led
Online

Code

TR-664392
Mon28Jun 21 TO Tue29Jun 21

Where

Tech Data ILO UK
Connection details will be communicated separately
Instructor Led
Online

Code

TR-664393

Overview

This offering teaches Professional Report Authors about advanced report building techniques using relational data models, dimensional data, and ways of enhancing, customizing, managing, and distributing professional reports. The course builds on topics presented in the Fundamentals course. Activities will illustrate and reinforce key concepts during this learning activity.

This is a fully translated French course - all materials including the lab environment are provided in French. To see a translated overview of this course, visit https://ibm.biz/BdzQSu

Audience

Report Authors

Prerequisites

• Knowledge of your business requirements
• IBM Cognos Analytics for Consumers (v11.0) WBT or equivalent knowledge
• IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x) or equivalent knowledge

Objective

Create query models
• Build a query and connect it to a report
• Answer a business question by referencing data in a separate query

Create reports based on query relationships
• Create join relationships between queries
• Combine data containers based on relationships from different queries
• Create a report comparing the percentage of change

Introduction to dimensional reporting concepts
• Examine data sources and model types
• Describe the dimensional approach to queries
• Apply report authoring styles

Introduction to dimensional data in reports
• Use members to create reports
• Identify sets and tuples in reports
• Use query calculations and set definitions

Dimensional report context
• Examine dimensional report members
• Examine dimensional report measures
• Use the default measure to create a summarized column in a report

Focus your dimensional data
• Focus your report by excluding members of a defined set
• Compare the use of the filter() function to a detail filter
• Filter dimensional data using slicers

Calculations and dimensional functions
• Examine dimensional functions
• Show totals and exclude members
• Create a percent of base calculation

Create advanced dynamic reports
• Use query macros
• Control report output using a query macro
• Create a dynamic growth report
• Create a report that displays summary data before detailed data and uses singletons to summarize information

Design effective prompts
• Create a prompt that allows users to select conditional formatting values
• Create a prompt that provides users a choice between different filters
• Create a prompt to let users choose a column sort order
• Create a prompt to let users select a display type

Examine the report specification
• Examine report specification flow
• Identify considerations when modifying report specifications
• Customize reporting objects

Distribute reports
• Burst a report to email recipients by using a data item
• Burst a list report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table
• Burst a crosstab report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table and a master detail relationship

Enhance user interaction with HTML
• Create interactive reports using HTML
• Include additional information with tooltips
• Send emails using links in a report

Introduction to IBM Cognos Active Reports
• Examine Active Report controls and variables
• Create a simple Active Report using Static and Data-driven controls
• Change filtering and selection behavior in a report
• Create interaction between multiple controls and variables

Active Report charts and decks
• Create an Active Report with a Data deck
• Use Master detail relationships with Decks
• Optimize Active Reports
• Create an Active Report with new visualizations

Course Outline

Create query models
• Build a query and connect it to a report
• Answer a business question by referencing data in a separate query

Create reports based on query relationships
• Create join relationships between queries
• Combine data containers based on relationships from different queries
• Create a report comparing the percentage of change

Introduction to dimensional reporting concepts
• Examine data sources and model types
• Describe the dimensional approach to queries
• Apply report authoring styles

Introduction to dimensional data in reports
• Use members to create reports
• Identify sets and tuples in reports
• Use query calculations and set definitions

Dimensional report context
• Examine dimensional report members
• Examine dimensional report measures
• Use the default measure to create a summarized column in a report

Focus your dimensional data
• Focus your report by excluding members of a defined set
• Compare the use of the filter() function to a detail filter
• Filter dimensional data using slicers

Calculations and dimensional functions
• Examine dimensional functions
• Show totals and exclude members
• Create a percent of base calculation

Create advanced dynamic reports
• Use query macros
• Control report output using a query macro
• Create a dynamic growth report
• Create a report that displays summary data before detailed data and uses singletons to summarize information

Design effective prompts
• Create a prompt that allows users to select conditional formatting values
• Create a prompt that provides users a choice between different filters
• Create a prompt to let users choose a column sort order
• Create a prompt to let users select a display type

Examine the report specification
• Examine report specification flow
• Identify considerations when modifying report specifications
• Customize reporting objects

Distribute reports
• Burst a report to email recipients by using a data item
• Burst a list report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table
• Burst a crosstab report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table and a master detail relationship

Enhance user interaction with HTML
• Create interactive reports using HTML
• Include additional information with tooltips
• Send emails using links in a report

Introduction to IBM Cognos Active Reports
• Examine Active Report controls and variables
• Create a simple Active Report using Static and Data-driven controls
• Change filtering and selection behavior in a report
• Create interaction between multiple controls and variables

Active Report charts and decks
• Create an Active Report with a Data deck
• Use Master detail relationships with Decks
• Optimize Active Reports
• Create an Active Report with new visualizations



FAQs

What do I need to bring with me to my public class?

All required learning materials and equipment are provided in the classroom.

 

 

 

 

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On-site (private) Course Pricing:

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Agile Solutions reserves the right to reschedule or cancel a course due to low enrollment or if necessitated by other circumstances. Agile Solutions will contact you via e-mail or phone to inform you of the change of schedule. Once you have been notified you may reschedule or receive a full credit. Agile Solutions shall not be liable for any other costs including but not limited to any non-refundable travel arrangements if a course is rescheduled or cancelled.