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Overview of IBM Cognos BI (V10.2.2)

Course Description


Overview of IBM Cognos BI (V10.2.2) provides participants with a high level overview of the IBM Cognos BI suite of products and their underlying architecture. Participants will examine each BI component as it relates to the comprehensive Smarter Analytics solution, and will be shown a range of resources to access additional information on each product.  


This intermediate course is for multi-role (consumers, business authors, professional authors, developers, administrators, modelers, project managers).


You should have:
  • An understanding of your organization's business intelligence process and reporting needs
  • An experience using basic Windows functionality
  • An experience using a web browser

Key topics

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
  • Describe IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) and its position within the IBM Smarter Analytics approach and offerings
  • Describe the IBM Cognos 10 Family of offerings
  • Describe IBM Cognos BI enterprise components
  • Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
  • Describe IBM Cognos BI security at a high level
Consume Content in IBM Cognos BI
  • Where do consumers access BI content?
  • Use published reports
  • Drill-through to related data
  • Specify run report options
  • Specify properties of an entry
  • Add comments to saved output
  • Alerts and Watch Items
Create Reports in IBM Cognos BI
  • Overview of reporting and report authoring
  • Identify package types available for reporting
  • Create ad hoc reports and analyze data with IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced
  • Enhance and create reports in IBM Cognos Report Studio
  • Create an Active Report
  • Import personal data by using My Data Sets
Create Workspaces in IBM Cognos BI
  • Describe IBM Cognos Workspace
  • Explore navigation and general functionality
  • Create a workspace from existing content
  • Modify an existing workspace
  • Collaborate on a workspace
Create Metadata Models in IBM Cognos BI
  • Describe IBM Cognos Framework Manager
  • Describe IBM Cognos Transformer components and capabilities
  • Describe IBM Cognos Cube Designer
Extend IBM Cognos BI
  • Describe IBM Cognos Mobile
  • Explain IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office
  • Describe IBM Cognos Event Studio
  • Explain Metric Studio


Please refer to course overview for description information.

Course Duration

1 day
User Dashboard Client Zone