This course provides authors with an introduction to build reports using Cognos Analytics. Techniques to enhance, customize, and manage reports will be explored. Activities will illustrate and reinforce key concepts during this learning opportunity.

Skills Covered

  • What is IBM Cognos Analytics – Reporting?
  • Dimensionally modeled relational data
  • Use personal data sources and data modules
  • Examine list reports
  • Aggregate fact data
  • Multiple facts and repeated information
  • Add repeated information to reports
  • Create crosstab reports
  • Customize reports with conditional formatting
  • Drill-through definitions
  • Work with crosstab data
  • Create discontinuous crosstab reports
  • Create visualization reports
  • Focus reports using filters
  • Focus reports using prompts
  • Use calculations
  • Enhance report layout
  • Use additional report-building techniques

Who Should Attend


Course Curriculum


  • Knowledge of your business requirements
  • Experience using IBM Cognos Analytics as a consumer

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