Fundamentals of Cognos 8

Cognos Training Course outline

Cognos Architecture

Cognos Report net vs. Cognos 8

Cognos 8 Connection

  • Creation of data Source connection at Cognos connection level
  • Examine Cognos Connection
  • Creation Of Report Shortcut
  • Creation of Jobs
  • Scheduling Reports,Report shortcut,Jobs
  • Disabling Schedule
  • Organize content with folders and shortcuts
  • Personalize Cognos Connection
  • Connecting Report to Another Package
  • Adding Users to Users Groups
  • Importing and Exporting Reports From one Environment to Another Environment (Development Environment to production Environment )
  • Publishing native metadata into Content store
Cognos 8 Query Studio
  • Creation Of List Report
  • Converting List to Crosstab
  • Converting List to Chart
  • Interface Formatting
  • Data Formatting
  • Creation of Calculated Column
  • Grouping
  • Sorting
  • Sectioning
  • Creation of Custom Group
  • Report Definition
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Filter
  • Filter grouping
  • Prompts
  • Page brakes
  • Editing title area
  • Suppress null values
  • Run and Manage Reports
Cognos 8 Report Studio
  • Introduction to Report Studio
    • Report Studio User Interface
    • Creating, Save and Run Reports
    • Report Templates
    • Managing Reports
  • Types of Reports
    • List Reports
    • Crosstab Reports
    • Charts
  • Formatting a Report
    • Report Layout Guidelines
    • Fonts, Styles, Header, Footer and Borders
    • Insert objects
    • Apply Table Styles
    • Swap Columns and Rows
    • Create and Modify Classes
  • Working with Data
    • Filters, Parameters and Prompts
      • Value Prompt,Taxt box prompt,Time prompt,date prompt,Date and time prompt
    • Sorting and Grouping
    • Subtotals and Calculations
    • Working with Queries
  • Working with Reports
    • Conditional Formatting
    • Drill-through Reports
    • Master-Detail Reports
    • Scheduling Reports
  • Creation Of different type of variable
  • Creation of single select prompt
  • Converting single select prompt to multi select prompt
  • Creation of single select cascading prompt
  • Creation of multi select cascading prompt
  • Creation of Query sets
Cognos 8 Framework Manager
  • Creation of Project
  • Creation of data source connection
  • Import data From Database
  • Native metadata
  • Creation of Namespace, Folder ,Short cut to the Query subject
  • Joins and cardinality
  • Query subjects
    • Data source query subject
    • Model query subject
    • Stored procedure Query subject
  • Calculation
    • Embedded calculation
    • Standalone calculation
  • Filters
    • Embedded Filters
    • Standalone Filters
  • Query Set
  • Changing Query item properties
  • Regular Dimensions
  • Measures Dimensions
  • Scope Defining
  • Securities
    • Objective level Securities
    • Data Level Securities
    • Package level Securities
  • Model Report
  • Edit Governors
  • Update Query subject
  • Merge Query Subject
  • Creation Of package
  • Creation of nested Package
  • Package versions
  • Publishing package
  • How to change Contents in package
  • Report Dependence
  • View Transition history
  • Run script

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