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IBM Cognos Analytics: Dashboard Advanced Concepts

Course Description:

This course provides authors with advanced concepts for building dashboards in Cognos Analytics. You will learn best practices of starting a dashboard project from scratch and will learn how to use techniques like navigation paths, data groups, calculations, and filtering to enrich dashboards for enhanced end-user experience. Activities will illustrate and reinforce key concepts during this learning opportunity.

Recommended Audience: 

Dashboard Authors

Course Outline:

• Learn best practices for creating effective & intuitive dashboards
• Create dashboards
• Add/Use navigation paths
• Filter data in different manners
• Add, create, and use calculations
• Change dashboard and visualization colors
• Create group data categories
• Add drill throughs definitions to dashboards
• Use pins to create custom summary dashboards
• Adding custom visualizations


• An understanding of your organization’s dashboarding and reporting needs
• Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics experience or equivalent 
IBM Cognos Analytics: Dashboard Essentials course completion 
• 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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