IBM Cognos Analytics Author Reports Advanced v11.0.x French SPVC J4159FG

Duration: 
2 days
Codes: 
J4159FG,SPVC,IBM
Versions: 
V11.0.X

Overview

This offering teaches Professional Report Authors about advanced report building techniques using relational data models, dimensional data, and ways of enhancing, customizing, managing, and distributing professional reports. The course builds on topics presented in the Fundamentals course. Activities will illustrate and reinforce key concepts during this learning activity.

This is a fully translated French course - all materials including the lab environment are provided in French. To see a translated overview of this course, visit http://ibm.biz/BdzQSw

Audience

Report Authors

Skills Gained

Create query models

  • Build a query and connect it to a report

Answer a business question by referencing data in a separate query

Create reports based on query relationships

  • Create join relationships between queries
  • Combine data containers based on relationships from different queries

Create a report comparing the percentage of change

Introduction to dimensional reporting concepts

  • Examine data sources and model types
  • Describe the dimensional approach to queries

Apply report authoring styles

Introduction to dimensional data in reports

  • Use members to create reports
  • Identify sets and tuples in reports

Use query calculations and set definitions

Dimensional report context

  • Examine dimensional report members
  • Examine dimensional report measures

Use the default measure to create a summarized column in a report

Focus your dimensional data

  • Focus your report by excluding members of a defined set
  • Compare the use of the filter() function to a detail filter

Filter dimensional data using slicers

Calculations and dimensional functions

  • Examine dimensional functions
  • Show totals and exclude members

Create a percent of base calculation

Create advanced dynamic reports

  • Use query macros
  • Control report output using a query macro
  • Create a dynamic growth report

Create a report that displays summary data before detailed data and uses singletons to summarize information

Design effective prompts

  • Create a prompt that allows users to select conditional formatting values
  • Create a prompt that provides users a choice between different filters
  • Create a prompt to let users choose a column sort order

Create a prompt to let users select a display type

Examine the report specification

  • Examine report specification flow
  • Identify considerations when modifying report specifications

Customize reporting objects

Distribute reports

  • Burst a report to email recipients by using a data item
  • Burst a list report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table

Burst a crosstab report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table and a master detail relationship

Enhance user interaction with HTML

  • Create interactive reports using HTML
  • Include additional information with tooltips

Send emails using links in a report

Introduction to IBM Cognos Active Reports

  • Examine Active Report controls and variables
  • Create a simple Active Report using Static and Data-driven controls
  • Change filtering and selection behavior in a report

Create interaction between multiple controls and variables

Active Report charts and decks

  • Create an Active Report with a Data deck
  • Optimize Active Reports

Create an Active Report with new visualizations

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of your business requirements
  • IBM Cognos Analytics for Consumers (v11.0) WBT or equivalent knowledge

IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0.x) or equivalent knowledge

Course Outline

Create query models

  • Build a query and connect it to a report

Answer a business question by referencing data in a separate query

Create reports based on query relationships

  • Create join relationships between queries
  • Combine data containers based on relationships from different queries

Create a report comparing the percentage of change

Introduction to dimensional reporting concepts

  • Examine data sources and model types
  • Describe the dimensional approach to queries

Apply report authoring styles

Introduction to dimensional data in reports

  • Use members to create reports
  • Identify sets and tuples in reports

Use query calculations and set definitions

Dimensional report context

  • Examine dimensional report members
  • Examine dimensional report measures

Use the default measure to create a summarized column in a report

Focus your dimensional data

  • Focus your report by excluding members of a defined set
  • Compare the use of the filter() function to a detail filter

Filter dimensional data using slicers

Calculations and dimensional functions

  • Examine dimensional functions
  • Show totals and exclude members

Create a percent of base calculation

Create advanced dynamic reports

  • Use query macros
  • Control report output using a query macro
  • Create a dynamic growth report

Create a report that displays summary data before detailed data and uses singletons to summarize information

Design effective prompts

  • Create a prompt that allows users to select conditional formatting values
  • Create a prompt that provides users a choice between different filters
  • Create a prompt to let users choose a column sort order

Create a prompt to let users select a display type

Examine the report specification

  • Examine report specification flow
  • Identify considerations when modifying report specifications

Customize reporting objects

Distribute reports

  • Burst a report to email recipients by using a data item
  • Burst a list report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table

Burst a crosstab report to the IBM Cognos Analytics portal by using a burst table and a master detail relationship

Enhance user interaction with HTML

  • Create interactive reports using HTML
  • Include additional information with tooltips

Send emails using links in a report

Introduction to IBM Cognos Active Reports

  • Examine Active Report controls and variables
  • Create a simple Active Report using Static and Data-driven controls
  • Change filtering and selection behavior in a report

Create interaction between multiple controls and variables

Active Report charts and decks

  • Create an Active Report with a Data deck
  • Optimize Active Reports

Create an Active Report with new visualizations

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