IBM Cognos Transformer Essentials

Course Length: 2 Days  |  Price: $995  |  Please contact us today to schedule your training

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IBM Cognos Transformer Essentials is a two day course and can be delivered onsite or in an instructor-led online format. It is designed to teach developers how to design, model, and build Cognos cubes.

Using a combination of lectures, instructor led demos, hands-on exercises, workshops, and group exercises in a high quality learning environment participants will learn about understanding dimensional modeling as well as how to build Cognos OLAP Cubes.

Intended Audience

This is a course intended for developers


  • Knowledge of your business requirements
  • Experience using Windows and Web functionality

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  • Recognize various requirements of IBM Cognos BI
  • Drill-down / Dimension Viewer / Dimension Line / Measures / Nesting
  • Different Display Views / Buttons – Sort, Swap, Rank / Format Options / Calculate Options
  • Business Requirements and Definitions
  • Model Plans
  • Transformer Application Survey
  • Connecting to Data Sources – Wizard
  • Connecting to Data Sources – Manual
  • Levels, Dimensions and Hierarchies
  • Publishing cubes
  • Categories
  • Alternate Drill Paths
  • Category Viewer
  • Special Categories
  • Date Dimensions
  • Manual modification of Levels, Dimensions and Hierarchies
  • Relative and Non-standard Time
  • Multiple Data Sources
  • Scope and Association
  • Measures
  • Allocation
  • Sub-dimensions
  • Cube Customization
  • Cube Groups
  • Drill Through
  • Custom views
  • Module 1:  Introduction to IBM Cognos 10 BI
  • Module 2:  Understanding Dimensional Structure
  • Module 3:  Planning your Cube
  • Module 4:  Cube Building Basics
  • Module 5:  Publishing Cubes
  • Module 6:  Dimensions, Levels and Categories
  • Module 7:  Multiple Data Sources
  • Module 8:  Measures
  • Module 9:  Advanced Cube Design