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Overview of IBM Cognos 8 BI (V10.2) (B5208G)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Recommended Duration: 1 Day
Skill level: Intermediate
Overview of IBM Cognos 8 BI (V10.2) - This course provides you with a high level overview of the IBM Cognos BI suite of products and their underlying architecture. You 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.
  • Training Paths that reference this course are:
    • IBM Cognos BI 10.2 - Business Author Role
    • IBM Cognos BI 10.2 – Developer Role
    • IBM Cognos BI 10.2 - Consumer Role
    • IBM Cognos BI 10.2 - Professional Author Role
    • IBM Cognos BI 10.2 - Developer Role
    • IBM Cognos BI 10.2 – Professional Author Role
    • IBM Cognos BI 10.2 - Business Author Role
    • IBM Cognos BI 10.2 - Project Manager Role
    • IBM Cognos BI 10.2 - Administrator Role

Who Should Attend

  • Multi-role (consumers, business authors, professional authors, developers, administrators, modelers, project managers)

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


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

Course Objectives

  • Please refer to the Course Overview for description information.

Course Content

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
  • Examine IBM Cognos Insight
  • Examine IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced
  • Examine Report Studio
  • Create an Active Report
Create Workspaces in IBM Cognos BI
  • Describe IBM Cognos Workspace
  • Add report content and tools to create workspaces
  • Widget-to-Widget communication
  • Filter data in the workspace
  • Sort, group, and ungroup data
  • Calculate data
  • Access IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced
  • Search and explore results
  • Collaborate in 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
  • Introduction to IBM Cognos Mobile
  • Introduction to IBM Cognos BI for Microsoft Office
  • Examine Event Studio
  • Examine Metric Studio

Course ID: B5208G

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