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IBM Cognos Report Studio: Author Active Reports (V10.2) (B5298G)

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Course Overview

Recommended Duration: 1 Days
Skill level: Advanced
IBM Cognos Report Studio: Author Active Reports (V10.2) - is an advanced one-day, instructor-led course, based on the release of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence. Through lecture, demos, and workshops, participants increase their Report Studio experience by building highly interactive reports using active report controls, which can then be distributed to and consumed by users in a disconnected environment, including on mobile devices.
  • Training Paths that reference this course are:
    • IBM Cognos BI 10.2 - Professional Author Role
    • IBM Cognos BI 10.2 – Professional Author Role

Who Should Attend

  • This offering is intended for professional report authors who have a need to create highly interactive business intelligence reports for consumers working in a disconnected, mobile or non-mobile, environment.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • You should attend the IBM Cognos Report Studio: Author Professional Reports Fundamentals (V10.2) course.

Course Objectives

  • Please refer to Course Overview for description information.

Course Content

Introduction to IBM Cognos Active Reports
  • Identify the value of active reports
  • Examine an active report and its controls
  • Convert an existing report to an active report
  • Debug and save an active report
  • Explore interactive properties
  • Identify security considerations
Use Active Report Connections
  • Examine active report connections
  • Examine interactive behavior of active report controls
  • Identify when to use a single variable or multiple variables to control behavior
  • Author active reports for mobile consumption
Active Reports Charts and Decks
  • Add charts to active reports
  • Describe chart limitations in active reports
  • Examine decks and data decks
  • Optimize use of decks
  • Review master detail relationships

Course ID: B5298G

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