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IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals

Course Description:

This course provides authors with an introduction to how to build reports using Cognos Analytics. Techniques to enhance, customize, and manage reports will be explored. Activities will illustrate and reinforce key concepts during this learning opportunity.

Recommended Audience: 

Report Authors 

Course Outline:

• What is IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting? 
• Dimensionally modeled relational data 
• Use personal data sources and data modules 
• Create & examine crosstab and list reports 
• Customize reports with conditional formatting 
• Work with crosstab data 
• Create discontinuous crosstab reports
• Create visualization reports 
• Focus reports using filters and prompts 
• How to use calculations 
• Enhance report layout 
• Additional report-building techniques


• An understanding of your organization’s business intelligence process and reporting needs
• Experience using IBM Cognos Analytics for Consumers
• A good comprehension of Microsoft Windows and Office is mandatory


• This curriculum is based on the most recent version of IBM Cognos Analytics (v11.x)
• All our instructors are IBM Cognos Analytics certified
• Our training courses are aimed at self-study
• CPE credits available upon completion

The Bottom Line:

Our IBM Cognos Analytics consultants can create a more valuable, tailored training experience to work for any environment, by functional area, and/or data source(s), including, but not limited to the ILT tutorials and exercises. Contact our training team below to learn more:

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