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IBM Analytics Course

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Overview

This course provides participants with a high-level overview of the IBM Cognos Analytics suite of products and their underlying architecture. They will examine each component as it relates to an Analytics solution. Participants will be shown a range of resources to provide additional information on each product.

Audience

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

Skills Gained

  • Consume content in IBM Cognos Analytics
  • Create reports in IBM Cognos Analytics
  • Create dashboards in IBM Cognos Analytics
  • Create metadata models in IBM Cognos Analytics
  • What's new in Cognos V11.2
  • Compare IBM Cognos Analytics and IBM Cognos BI (Optional)
  • Explore IBM Cognos Analytics AI capabilities

Prerequisites

  • An understanding of your organization’s business intelligence process and reporting needs
  • Experience using basic Windows functionality

Outline

Unit 1. Introduction to IBM Cognos Analytics

  • Describe IBM Cognos Analytics offerings and its position within an Analytics solution
  • Describe IBM Cognos Analytics components
  • Describe IBM Cognos Analytics at a high level
  • Describe IBM Cognos Analytics security at a high level
  • Explain how to extend IBM Cognos Analytics

Unit 2. Consume content in IBM Cognos Analytics

  • Identify where consumers access IBM Cognos Analytics content
  • Use published reports
  • Drill through to related data
  • Run reports with options
  • Specify properties of an entry

Unit 3. Create reports in IBM Cognos Analytics

  • Create ad hoc reports and analyze data with IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson
  • Create professional reports in IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson
  • Import personal data by using Upload Files and Data Modules

Unit 4. Create custom dashboards in IBM Cognos Analytics

  • Describe IBM Cognos Analytics Dashboards
  • Explore navigation and general functionality
  • Create a dashboard from existing content
  • Modify an existing dashboard

Unit 5. Create metadata models in IBM Cognos Analytics

  • Describe the capabilities and role of IBM Cognos Framework Manager
  • Describe Web-based modeling
  • Create Data Modules

Unit 6. What's new in Cognos v11.2

  • Describe new features in Cognos Analytics
  • Describe support for mobile
  • Describe new navigation paths
  • Describe IBM Carbon user experience
  • Describe expanded job options
  • Describe enrichment enabled for OLAP
  • Describe dashboard enhancements
  • Describe home page and content navigator

Unit 7. Compare IBM Cognos Analytics to IBM Cognos BI (Optional)

  • Describe Changes from Cognos BI to Cognos Analytics
  • Examine the Legacy option
  • Examine Event Studio and its role in Performance Management
  • Track initiatives with projects

Unit 8. Explore IBM Cognos Analytics AI Capabilities

  • Describe the AI capabilities in Cognos Analytics
  • Define the benefits of the embedded AI capabilities in Cognos Analytics
  • Explore the AI capabilities in Cognos Analytics

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