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IBM/Cognos v 8.4
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COGNOS 8 BI QUERY STUDIO: ............................................................................... 3

COGNOS 8 BI ANALYZING DATA ........................................................................... 4

COGNOS 8 BI REPORT STUDIO:............................................................................. 5

COGNOS 8 BI REPORT AUTHORING PART 1 ..................................................... 6

COGNOS 8 BI REPORT AUTHORING PART 2 ..................................................... 7

COGNOS 8 BI FRAMEWORK MANAGER:............................................................. 8

COGNOS 8 TRANSFORMER: ................................................................................... 9

COGNOS 8 BI ADMINISTRATION .......................................................................... 10

COGNOS 8 PLANNING ANALYST ......................................................................... 11

COGNOS 8 PLANNING CONTRIBUTOR .............................................................. 12

COGNOS 8 PLANNING ............................................................................................. 13

COGNOS 8 BI METRICS MANAGER ..................................................................... 14
           COGNOS 8 BI QUERY STUDIO:
            BUILDING AD HOC REPORTS
Duration: 1-Day Course with Workshops


Cognos 8 BI Query Studio: Building Ad Hoc Reports is a one-day, instructor-led
course designed for business authors Who want to learn how to create, modify
and organize ad hoc reports. The course covers how to use different report
capabilities, how to graphically display the data, and how to create reports with
a consistent look and feel through the use of templates. The course also covers
basic administrative tasks, such as scheduling reports and delivering reports in
different formats (HTML, PDF, Excel, etc.).


TOPICS COVERED
   Overview of Cognos 8 BI Version 8.3
   Introduction to Query Studio
   Create Reports in Query Studio
   Enhance Reports in Query Studio
   End-to-End Workshop
   Manage Content in Cognos Connection
           COGNOS 8 BI ANALYZING DATA
Duration: 1-Day Course with Workshops


Cognos 8 BI Analysis Studio: Analyzing Data (version 8.3) is a one-day,
instructor-led course that teaches business analysts to navigate and analyze
data in Analysis Studio. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on
workshops, attendees will discover trends, identify opportunities, and learn how
to make better business decisions. Participants will learn techniques such as
ranking, filtering, asymmetrical crosstabs, and graphing to help them analyze
large volumes of data (whether OLAP or dimensionally modeled relational
metadata). They will also learn to manage reports through Cognos Connection.


TOPICS COVERED
   Overview of Cognos 8 BI 8.3
   Analysis Studio Fundamentals
   Tools for Investigation
   Nest Data in Crosstabs
   Build Advanced Crosstabs
   Focus with Filters
   Extend the Analysis
   Manage Content in Cognos Connection
              COGNOS 8 BI REPORT STUDIO:
    AUTHORING PROFESSIONAL REPORTS
Duration: 5-Day Course with Workshops


Cognos 8 BI Report Studio: Authoring Professional Reports (version 8.3) is a
five-day, instructor-led course. It is designed for professional report authors to
learn report building techniques using relational data models, and ways of
enhancing, customizing, managing, and distributing professional reports.
Attendees will participate in hands-on demos and workshops that illustrate key
concepts while learning how to use the product.


TOPICS COVERED
   Create and format reports using different report types, grouping, headers,
    footers, and formatting options
   Focus reports by filtering data and using prompts
   Add value to your reports using calculations and additional report building
    techniques
   Enhance reports with advanced formatting and highlight exceptional data
   Author reports through Query Models
   View related information in different reports
   Examine Cognos Connection, personalize your portal, and manage the
    reporting environment
   Examine and edit XML in report specifications
   Burst reports to email and Cognos Connection
   Create relationships between queries (set operations, joins, query
    references)
   Design effective prompts to determine report contents and/or format at
    runtime
   Navigate reports using bookmarks and table of contents
   Add HTML items to control the behavior of elements in your reports
   Set up drill-through access to reports and packages
   Create agents to manage an event lifecycle in Event Studio
COGNOS 8 BI REPORT AUTHORING PART 1
Duration: 2-Day Course with Workshops


Cognos 8 BI Report Authoring - Part 1 is a two day, instructor-led course that
covers an introduction to Cognos Connection, report management through
Cognos Connection, basic and intermediate report building techniques, and
ways of enhancing, customizing, and managing professional reports in Report
Studio. Attendees will learn the report building process and participate in hands-
on demos and workshops that illustrate key concepts.


TOPICS COVERED
   Examine Cognos Connection, personalize your portal, and manage your
    reporting environment
   Explore Report Studio and different report types
   Create and format reports using grouping, headers, footers, and other
    formatting options
   Narrow the focus of reports by filtering data
   Create interactive reports by building report prompts
   Add value to your reports using calculations and additional report building
    techniques
   Enhance reports with advanced formatting and layout
   Create complex reports using queries
   Highlight exceptional data in your reports
   View related information in different studios by setting up drill-through
    access (optional)
COGNOS 8 BI REPORT AUTHORING PART 2
Duration: 3-Day Course with Workshops


Cognos 8 BI Report Authoring - Part 2 is a three-day, instructor-led course
designed for professional report authors. Through hands-on workshops, you will
learn advanced techniques for creating, modifying, and distribution professional
reports using Report Studio and Cognos Connection. In particular, you will
examine and create query models, burst reports, examine and edit XML report
specifications, and author advanced reports. You will also learn to manage and
event in Event Studio. This includes managing the task execution rules, creating
a schedule for an agent, and working with agents in Cognos Connection


TOPICS COVERED
   Understanding the query model
   Adding and modifying elements of the query model (data items, aggregate
    properties, filters)
   Creating relationships between queries (set operations, joins)
   Creating burst keys and bursting to email and Cognos Connection
   Examining and editing the XML report specification
   Saving and opening reports locally
   Creating and using custom toolbox items and custom templates
   Designing effective prompts to determine report contents and/or format at
    runtime
   Authoring advanced reports
   Adding HTML items to control the behavior of elements in your reports
   Creating agents in Event Studio
    COGNOS 8 BI FRAMEWORK MANAGER:
          DESIGNING METADATA MODELS
Duration: 5-Day Course with Workshops


Cognos 8 BI Framework Manager: Designing Metadata Models is a five-day,
instructor-led course that provides participants with knowledge of metadata
modeling concepts for predictable reporting and analysis results using
Framework Manager. Participants will learn the entire metadata modeling
process, from initial Project creation, to publishing of metadata to the Web, so
that end users can easily author reports and analyze data.


TOPICS COVERED
   Identify common data structures
   Gather requirements
   Create a baseline project
   Prepare reusable metadata
   Model for predictable results
   Create calculations and filters
   Implement a time dimension
   Create the presentation view
   Create analysis objects
   Manage OLAP data sources
   Set security
   Manage packages
   Basic model maintenance and extensibility
   Working with different query subject types
   Identify generated SQL and complex queries
   Optimize and tune Framework Manager models
   Work in a multi-modeler environment
   Use advanced parameterization techniques
   Manage MUNs and model for drill through
   Employ additional modeling techniques
              COGNOS 8 TRANSFORMER:
               DESIGNING OLAP MODELS

Duration: 4-Day Course with Workshops


Cognos 8 BI Transformer: Designing OLAP Models (version 8.3) is a four-day,
instructor led course that teaches OLAP modelers how to design, build, and
maintain Power Cubes for use with Cognos 8 BI. Attendees will participate in
hands-on demos and workshops that illustrate key concepts while learning how
to use the product.


TOPICS COVERED
   Overview of Cognos 8 BI
   Discuss the fundamentals of OLAP modeling
   Plan, design, and work with the model plan
   Work with data sources and build a model
   Examine the time dimension and relative time
   Use multiple data sources
   Work with measures and currency conversion
   Create alternate hierarchies within a dimension
   Advanced dimensional modeling
   Customize cube content
   Apply security
   Maintain models and Power Cubes
   Optimize and partition Power Cubes
   Drill-through access considerations for Cognos 8 BI
           COGNOS 8 BI ADMINISTRATION
Duration: 3-Day Course with Workshops


Cognos 8 BI Administration (version 8.3) is a three-day, instructor-led course
that is designed to teach new administrators the fundamental responsibilities of
administering servers and content in Cognos 8 BI. Through a combination of
lectures and hands-on exercises, students will set up a Cognos 8 BI system,
implement security, and manage the server components. Students will also
schedule tasks, manage and deploy content, set up package based drill-through
access, and set up Cognos Office Connection and Map Manager


TOPICS COVERED
   Introduction to Cognos 8 BI administration
   Examine the Cognos 8 BI architecture
   Secure the Cognos 8 BI environment
   Administer the Cognos 8 BI server environment
   Manage run activities
   Manage content in Cognos Administration
   Manage content in Cognos Connection
   Additional configuration and customization of the environment
   End-to-end workshop
          COGNOS 8 PLANNING ANALYST
                        MODEL BUILDING
Duration: 5-Day Course


Cognos 8 Planning 8.3 Analyst Model Building is a five-day, instructor-led
course that teaches application administrators and model designers how to
design and build models for business planning. Participants will learn the data
modeling process and participate in hands-on demos and workshops that
illustrate good model design and best practice techniques while learning how to
use the product.


TOPICS COVERED
   Examine the components of the Cognos 8 Planning solution
   Design and create models in Analyst
   Load and input data into Analyst objects
   Automate common processes
   Enhance Analyst model functionality using the Excel Add- In
   Graphically display Analyst models and data using Cognos 8 Planning –
    Manager
     COGNOS 8 PLANNING CONTRIBUTOR
           APPLICATION ADMINISTRATION
Duration: 4-Day Course with Workshops


Cognos 8 Planning 8.3 Contributor Application Administration is a four-day,
instructor-led course in which participants will learn to build, administer, and
deploy Contributor applications through the Contributor Administration Console.
In particular, participants will learn how to develop the Contributor application
(based on a Cognos 8 Planning - Analyst model), manage security using the
Cognos 8 security model, perform administrative tasks, such as importing and
publishing data, and deploy the application to the Cognos 8 portal. They will
also learn how to create events using Cognos 8 Event Studio, which will monitor
changes in published Planning data. This course also contains a case study
that helps participants further develop their skills as they create and administer
a Contributor application.


TOPICS COVERED
   Introduction to Cognos 8 Planning-Contributor Administration
   Build a Cognos 8 Planning - Contributor application
   Perform workflow and Web site activities
   Apply security
   Administer applications
   Manage data
   Use extensions
   Automate applications
   Additional integration with Cognos 8
   Use the Add-in for Excel (Optional)
   Move data between Analyst and Contributor (Optional)
   Translate an application (Optional)
   Checklist for creating an application (Optional)
                     COGNOS 8 PLANNING
             TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATION
Duration: 3-Day Course with Workshops


Cognos 8 Planning 8.3 Technical Administration is a three-day, instructor-led
course that combines lecture material and hands-on practice in installing,
administering, and troubleshooting Analyst and Contributor. The course outlines
how the architecture can be customized to fit into various infrastructures.
Students will learn how to integrate Cognos Planning with other Cognos tools
and how to implement security.


TOPICS COVERED
   Review of the Cognos performance management (PM) system and Cognos
    Planning’s role in PM
   Install, configure, and test Analyst
   Install, configure, and test Contributor
   Implement security for Cognos Planning
   Use databases with Cognos Planning (different maintenance considerations
    for SQL Server, Oracle,
   and DB2)
   Automate functionality in Analyst and Contributor
   Troubleshoot Analyst and Contributor
   Upgrade and migrate Cognos Planning applications
   Use Cognos Planning with other Cognos tools (such as Event Studio,
    PowerPlay, and Controller)
   Perform unattended installations (Optional)
   Review fundamental concepts in a comprehensive workshop (Optional)
         COGNOS 8 BI METRICS MANAGER
                 DESIGNING SCORECARDS
Duration: 3-Day Course with Workshops


Cognos 8 BI Metrics Manager: Designing Scorecards (version 8.3) is a three-
day, instructor-led course in which students will learn how to plan, create, set
up, and maintain scorecard applications using Cognos Metric Studio. They will
load data from supported data sources using Cognos Metric Designer, as well
as using alternative data loading methods such as flat files and SQL scripts.
Students will also learn how to secure objects within the scorecard application,
as well as the application itself.


TOPICS COVERED
   Cognos 8 business intelligence overview
   Examine how to monitor performance with metrics and scorecards
   Examine the scorecard application design process
   Create a Metric Studio package and define the application environment
   Identify integration points between Metric Studio and the rest of Cognos 8 BI
   Manually create Metric Studio objects (such as scorecards) and enter data
   Identify data sources, data loading methods, and how data is calculated by
    the system
   Load data using Cognos Metric Designer
   Use alternative methods of loading data (such as flat files)
   Refine the Metric Studio application (for example, by creating trategies)
   Set up application and object-level security
   Modify default environment properties

								
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