Query Studio

Cognos Training Overview

IBM Cognos Query Studio: Build Ad Hoc Reports is a one-day, instructor-led and instructor-led on-line course designed for business authors who want to learn how to create, modify and organize ad hoc reports. This course covers how to use different report capabilities and how to graphically display data. The course also covers basic administrative tasks, such as scheduling reports and delivering reports in different formats (HTML, PDF, Excel)

This intermediate course is intended for business authors

Cognos Training Course duration

1 day

Cognos Training Course outline

Overview of IBM Cognos
  • Discuss IBM Cognos and Performance Management
  • Describe IBM Cognos components
  • Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
  • Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
Introduction to Query Studio
  • List the packages available for reporting
  • Understand report types
  • Add and save data to ad hoc reports
  • View data by using charts
Create Reports in Query Studio
  • Create list, grouped list, and crosstab reports
  • List the charts available and their appropriate use
  • Calculate and sort report dataDefine a custom group to create your own report
  • Use shared dimensions to create multi-fact queries
Enhance Reports in Query Studio
  • Highlight report items using conditional styles
  • Focus the scope of a report using filters
  • Format report objectsApply a report template
  • Demos/Labs
    • Create a grouped list report
    • Filter data based on revenue and order year
    • Add a prompt to view sales of selected sales representatives
    • Format the reportCreate a crosstab reportAdd a chart to the crosstab report
    • Generate report outputs
    IBM Cognos Connection
    • Schedule and manage reports
    • View lineage information
    • Personalize and organize content
    • Set permissions using IBM Cognos BI groups and roles

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