Cognos Analytics

IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0)

Audience

Authors

Prerequisites

• Knowledge of your business requirements
• Experience using the Windows operating system
• Experience using a Web browser

Key Topics

  • Examine Author Reports and its interface
  • Explore different report types
  • Create a simple, sorted, and formatted report
  • Explore how data items are added queries
  • Format, group, and sort list reports
  • Describe options for aggregating data
  • Create a multi-fact query
  • Create a report with repeated data
  • Create filters to narrow the focus of reports
  • Examine detail and summary filters
  • Determine when to apply filters on aggregated data
  • Format and sort crosstab reports
  • Convert a list to a crosstab
  • Create crosstabs using unrelated data items
  • Create charts containing peer and nested columns
  • Present data using different chart type options
  • Add context to charts
  • Create and reuse custom chart palettes
  • Introduction to visualization
  • Present key data in a single dashboard report
  • Identified various prompt types
  • Use parameters and prompts to focus data
  • Search for prompt types
  • Navigate between pages
  • Create expressions using functions
  • Add run-time information to the reports
  • Create expressions using functions
  • Enhance report design with report objects
  • Reuse objects within the same report
  • Share layout components among separate reports
  • Discuss report templates
  • Choose options to handle reports with no available data
  • Create multi-lingual reports
  • Highlight exceptional data
  • Show and hide data
  • Conditionally render objects in reports
  • Conditionally format one crosstab measure based on another
  • Let users navigate from a specific report to a target report
  • Pass parameter values to filter the data in drill-through targets
  • Navigate through multiple reports
  • Discuss parameter-driven drill through
  • Discuss dynamic drill through
  • Setup package-based drill through definitions
  • Step scope
  • Use the Drill-Through Assistant
  • Force page breaks in reports
  • Modify existing reports structures
  • Apply horizontal formatting
  • Specify print options for PDF reports
  • Format data and report objects
  • Describe IBM Cognos Analytics and Financial Performance Management (FPM)
  • Describe IBM Cognos Analytics components
  • Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
  • Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
  • Explain how to extend IBM Cognos Analytics