IBM Cognos Report Studio Author Professional Reports Advanced (V10.2)

IBM Cognos Report Studio Author Professional Reports Advanced (V10.2) Certification Training Course Overview

This course is designed on the topics learned in the Fundamentals course, this is a advanced course that is designed for professional report authors to learn advanced report building techniques mostly using the relational data models, and the ways of enhancing, customizing, and managing professional reports. Attendees will participate in interactive demos and workshops that illustrate key concepts while learning how to use the product.

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Course Modules

Module 1: Create Query Models
  • Build query models and then connect them to the report layout
  • Edit an SQL statement to author custom queries
  • Add filters and prompts to a report using the query model
Module 2: Create Query Reports Based on Relationships
  • Create reports by merging query result
  • Create reports by joining queries
  • Combine data containers based on relationships from different queries
Module 3: Create Query Reports Based on Relationships
  • Filter reports on session parameter values
  • Navigate a briefing book using a table of contents
  • Create dynamic headers and title that reflect report data
  • Let users navigate to specific locations in reports
  • Create a customer invoice report
Module 4: Design Effective Prompts
  • Control report displays using prompts
  • Specify conditional formatting values using prompts
  • Specify conditional rendering of objects based on prompt selection
  • Create sorted and filtered reports based on prompt selection
Module 5: Create Additional Advanced Reports
  • Create a report that displays summarized data before detailed data
  • Highlight alternate rows in a list report
  • Create a report using an external data file
  • Use single data items to summarize report information
Module 6: Examine the Report Specification
  • Examine the report specification structure
  • Modify a report specification
  • Add custom toolbox objects and custom template options
Module 7: Distribute Reports Through Bursting
  • Distribute reports using bursting
  • Create burst keys
  • Identify report recipients and data items using burst tables
  • Distribute reports using email and IBM Cognos Connection
Module 8: Enhance User Interaction with HTML
  • Create tooltips that clarify report data
  • Send emails using links in a report
Module 9: Analyze Data Using Statistical Reports
  • Discuss statistical report types
  • Examine descriptive statistics
  • Explore statistical charts
Module 10: End-to-End Workshop (Optional)
  • Various managers have requested that you create reports to answer business questions pertaining to their areas of interest
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Course Prerequisites
  • Professional report authors who have a knowledge of their business requirements
  • Basic knowledge of SQL, XML
  • Certification in IBM Cognos Report Studio: Author Professional Reports Fundamentals (V10.2) course.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to accomplish

  • Learning about the advanced report building techniques using mostly relational data models
  • Enhancing, Customizing, and managing the professional reports