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As a leading supplier of Business Analytics solutions based on IBM Cognos technology, Numius is committed to the ongoing development of Business Analytics users. We offer an extensive program for ...

As a leading supplier of Business Analytics solutions based on IBM Cognos technology, Numius is committed to the ongoing development of Business Analytics users. We offer an extensive program for end-users, business analysts, project managers, developers and administrators.

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  • 2011 Cataloguetraining& CoaChing Numius AcAdemy BUSINESS ANALYTICS
  • BETTER PERFORMANCE stArts With trAiNiNg 93% of all participants rate Why choose Numius Academy as good Numius AcAdemy to excellent in 2009-2010 BUSINESS ANALYTICS No matter how good a Business Analytics solution may be, it is only a success when the end-users express that the solution due to the pragmatic and offers added value. Training and coaching play a crucial role in the acceptance and optimal usage of any Business Analytics solution. experience-based approach. Training starts with a training plan at a project’s start, not at the end, since it is a key success factor to a project’s results. After project delivery, education should continue to ensure that users gain and develop the knowledge and skills they need. Numius Academy develops and executes a training plan tailored to your company’s needs. Using our standard modules we can quickly customize our training material, based on your applications in order to ensure maximum knowledge transfer. As a leading service provider in Business Analytics, Numius Academy is dedicated to train, coach and assist its participants in order to grow in their day-to-day activi- ties. Our goal is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge so they can put their main focus on using the information available in their Business Analy-tics environment. We encourage participants to fully engage during the training. Our facilities are equipped with PC’s and a training environment where the participants can log onto individually. For onsite training at your company, we can assist you with the installa- tion and configuration of the training environment. Numius Academy uses both a modular and practical approach in the training mate- rial. The modular approach ensures that the participants can search through the syllabus in a fast and efficient way, making it a clear user manual. The practical approach implies that business cases are immediately incorporated in the syllabus. coNteNts Hence, the syllabus is immediately applicable to the participant’s daily activities. The Numius Academy course leaders are a team of highly qualified and professional consultants who are certified experts in their business and technological area. Why Choose Numius Academy 2 They can build on the practical experience they have gained during implementation Public and in-house Training 4 projects, making the course leader an ideal person to interact with during a training Pricing And Registration 5 session and to relate to your own challenges. General Business Analytics 6 As an IBM Premier Business Partner, Numius is authorized for the Cognos Business Cognos Business Intelligence 10 Intelligence , Cognos Planning and Cognos TM1 platforms. All our courses are devel- Cognos Planning 26 oped in-house and based on actual experience from implementation projects. Cognos TM1 Planning 28 BSP Software 30 Visit our website on www.numius.eu for the latest information on Numius Academy. We are constantly developing new course material for new training offerings. Sites 32 Terms and Conditions 33 We look forWArd to WelcomiNg you As A course pArticipANt At the Numius AcAdemy2 numius aCademy numius aCademy 3
  • BETTER PERFORMANCE stArts With trAiNiNg our iN-house trAiNiNg pAckAge coNtAiNs severAl course types standard: Any course direct from the training curriculum using the standard syllabus devel- oped by Numius and based on a fictive Cognos environment. customized (light): Any course direct from the training curriculum, based on the standard public ANd iN-house trAiNiNg syllabus, but with exercises directly applied to the participant’s own Cognos environment. The main purpose is for the participant to recognize his/her own environment during practi- cal exercises. deliveriNg educAtioN iN A WAy thAt suits your Needs customized (full): Any course direct from the training curriculum, based on the standard syllabus, where exercises and screenshots are adjusted to the participant’s Cognos environ- ment. The training focus throughout the training is still based on the standard syllabus’ content but can be adjusted to suit specific requirements. The main purpose is for the As a leading supplier of Business Analytics solutions based on participant to recognize his/her own environment throughout the whole training. IBM Cognos technology, Numius is committed to the ongoing tailor-made: Any course specifically developed in accordance with the requirements for your development of Business Analytics users. We offer an extensive organization. The content, length and course focus is discussed and agreed with our course program for end-users, business analysts, project managers, coordinator. developers and administrators. All our trainings are offered in Dutch, French and English. Our syllabus material is available in Dutch and English. In French it is available upon specific request. We offer a public training service as well as an in-house training Our training material is also available in the form of self-paced eLearning and in a pay-per- service where we provide you with a flexible and cost effective use model. Pay-per-use allows you to organise your own trainings based on the Numius approach to learning as we bring our experts to you. Academy training material. For more information, please call Numius on +32 16 20 29 05 or contact us on Our public training service includes use of a PC with training academy@numius.eu. environment, sandwich lunch and refreshments during the break. our iN-house trAiNiNg service delivers severAl beNefits first class training priciNg ANd registrAtioN As in our public courses, all trainers are highly skilled in their areas of expertise and have a Numius uses a transparent pricing model to ensure cost-effective education: wealth of personal knowledge and experience. All combine training delivery with hands on experience in Business Analytics implementations. iN-house trAiNiNg cost effective Full day (level: Basic and Intermediate courses) € 1.500,- Since the training takes place at your own premises, there is no travel, no time away from Full day (level: Advanced courses) € 1.700,- the workplace and no expenses often associated with public training courses. Fees are Half day € 950,- charged per day rather than per delegate, therefore staff can be trained at a very low cost per person enabling you to maximize your training budget. Customization (per day) € 1.250,- Syllabus per person € 100,- flexible All the courses from our public training program can be offered on an in-house basis. Should you require something more tailored to your exact training requirements, we can also de- public trAiNiNg velop a course to suit your specific needs. As you are able to arrange a date that fits in with Per day, per person (level: Basic and Intermediate courses) € 535,- existing work demands, in-house training offers the ultimate flexible training solution. Per day, per person (level: Advanced courses) € 595,- immediate impact By learning in familiar surroundings and having colleagues alongside throughout the train- All prices exclude VAT. ing, the impact throughout the organization is immediate. Sensitive company information Numius reserves the right to change above pricing model. Only the price mentioned on your booking confirmation is valid. can be shared and used as real life examples during the course in complete confidence to enable you to relate your learning directly back to your working environment. register +32 16 20 29 05 www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu4 numius aCademy numius aCademy 5
  • “Numius Academy made our Business geNerAl Analytics project evolve faster and busiNess “ more efficiently. ANAlytics 8 multidimensional modeling 9 PerformanCe management awareness6 numius aCademy numius aCademy 7
  • GENERAL BUSINESS ANALyTICS COGNOS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COGNOS PLANNING COGNOS TM1 PLANNING BSP SOFTWARE multidimeNsioNAl modeliNg performANce mANAgemeNt This instructor-led training package provides a thorough understanding of the purpose of AWAreNess multidimensional models and teaches the participants how to construct correct models. Multidimensional Modeling is a technique greatly appreciated in translating Performance This instructor-led training is designed to introduce Performance Management within Management information requirements into comprehensible information models suitable the context of an organization. The training offers an extensive overview of the definitions for different purposes. Multidimensional models bring structure into the information used within Performance Management, of how Performance Management can help an requirements analysis process. organization to protect their competitive position and contributes to the decision making process of an organization. They are used as a communication medium between business, end users, ICT and implementers. They are the basis for preparing an implementation of a Performance The training offers a common framework to all stakeholders of a Performance Management Management solution, regardless if information will be disclosed through scorecarding, process. Extensive experience has proven that such a common framework is essential to the dashboards, standard and ad-hoc reports, or OLAP cubes. success of any Performance Management project. Code objectives topics Code objectives topics NUCOBI-470 • Understand the concepts behind 1. Introduction. NUCOPM-465 Upon completion of this course, 1. Introduction. multidimensional models. 2. Define the range of analysis. participants will be able to find 2. What is Performance level • Grasp the rules to take into account 3. Transaction or status. level the right combination between: Management? Basic when evaluating if a multidimen- 4. Find the measures. Basic • Organizing and structuring informa- 3. Causes of poor decisions. sional model is correct. 5. Create a star schema. tion: How should we perceive our 4. Increase your business value dates • Construct multidimensional models 6. Combine star schemas. dates organization and structure our and create a competitive NUCOBI-470: NUCOPM-465: information accordingly. advantage by gaining 14/02 + 15/02 audience 12/04 • Providing the correct information: on information. Belgium Anyone (going to be) actively involved Belgium How can we make sure that the 5. Sources. in a Performance Management project. right person disposes of the right 6. Data warehousing. NUCOBI-470: NUCOPM-465: information at the right time and in 7. Reveal and analyze data. 14/03 + 15/03 03/11 The Netherlands Prerequisites Belgium the right format. Balanced Scorecard. • Creating the correct organizational Data mining. A basic understanding of the purpose NUCOBI-470: processes: How can we ensure On-line analytical processing. of Performance Management solutions 03/05 + 04/05 that this information allows us to Querying and reporting. is an advantage though not specifically Belgium improve continuously. Planning and simulation. required. applications. NUCOBI-470: 07/11 + 08/11 duration audience Execute a report. • Performance Management 8. Determing the optimal BI track. Belgium 1 day 9. Data latency. project leader. • Strategic decision-maker. 10. Relational vs dimensional. • Stakeholders in a Performance 11. ETL. Management project. 12. Quality. duration Prerequisites 2 days There are no prerequisites. register register +32 16 20 29 05 +32 16 20 29 05 www.numius.eu www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu academy@numius.eu BUSINESS BUSINESS ANALYTICS ANALYTICS8 numius aCademy numius aCademy 9
  • cogNos busiNess iNtelligeNce “ A practical training with numerous 12 iBm Cognos ConneCtion exercises that are 13 iBm Cognos Query studio 14 iBm Cognos ConneCtion & Query studio clearly. “ helpful and explained 15 16 17 18 19 20 iBm Cognos analysis studio iBm Cognos rePort studio - BasiC iBm Cognos rePort studio - advanCed iBm Cognos rePort studio - exPress iBm Cognos rePort studio - PerformanCe iBm Cognos framework manager 21 iBm Cognos transformer 22 iBm Cognos Bi administration and PerformanCe 23 iBm Cognos 10 what’s new 24 iBm Cognos Business insight 25 iBm Cognos Business insight advanCed10 numius aCademy numius aCademy 11
  • GENERAL BUSINESS ANALyTICS COGNOS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COGNOS PLANNING COGNOS TM1 PLANNING BSP SOFTWARE ibm cogNos coNNectioN ibm cogNos Query studio This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos Connection and how it can This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos Query Studio and how it be used to optimally manage content in your Cognos Connection Web portal. can be used to create, modify and organize simple ad hoc reports. Code objectives topics Code objectives topics IBM Cognos version 8: • Understand the added value and use 1. View. IBM Cognos version 8: • Understand the difference between 1. Introduction. NUCOBI-8-400 of Cognos Connection. List view. NUCOBI-8-405 the IBM Cognos Studio’s and when 2. Query items. IBM Cognos version 10: • Access reports. Details view. IBM Cognos version 10: to use the most suitable Studio. Understand how reports. NUCOBI-10-400 • Run reports with options. 2. Navigate. NUCOBI-10-405 • Understand how to use the different are structured. • Schedule a report to run at a specific 3. Preferences. report capabilities. Selecting fields. level time and with specific 4. Create a folder. level • Understand how to graphically Drag fields. output and language formats. 5. Create a job. display the data. 3. Formatting. Basic • Create report views. 6. Add a URL. Basic • Understand how to create reports Suppressing. • Personalize the appearance of your 7. Create a page. with a consistent look and feel by Auto group. dates dates Cognos Connection Web portal. 8. Set properties. using templates. Turn off auto group. NUCOBI-8-400: 9. Change order. NUCOBI-8-405: • Perform basic administrative tasks, Footers. 24/05 audience 10. Run a report. 25/05 such as scheduling reports and de- Define custom groups. Belgium Users of the IBM Cognos Connection 11. View a report. Belgium livering reports in different formats Change report layout. web portal. 12. Screen. (HTML, PDF, Excel, etc.). Change border styles. NUCOBI-8-400: 13. Items on checklist. NUCOBI-8-405: Change the number of rows. 09/08 14. Open reports in a studio. 10/08 audience shown per page. Belgium Prerequisites Belgium 15. Open studios. Report Authors. Edit title area. Basic awareness of IBM Cognos Apply template. NUCOBI-10-400: is helpful. NUCOBI-10-405: 4. Change the layout. 10/02 11/02 Prerequisites Create a crosstab report. Belgium Belgium Basic awareness of IBM Cognos is Sorting. helpful. Calculations. NUCOBI-10-400: NUCOBI-10-405: 16/08 17/08 Generate footer summaries. Belgium Belgium for measures. Define conditional styles. Add a chart. 5. Execute a report as a standard report. duration Report run modes. 0,5 days duration 6. Filters. Standard filter on date field. 1 day Standard filter on numeric field. Standard filter on text field. Remove filter. Predefined filter. Negative filter. Combine filters. 7. Report in Report Studio. register register +32 16 20 29 05 +32 16 20 29 05 www.numius.eu www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu academy@numius.eu12 numius aCademy numius aCademy 13
  • GENERAL BUSINESS ANALyTICS COGNOS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COGNOS PLANNING COGNOS TM1 PLANNING BSP SOFTWARE ibm cogNos coNNectioN ibm cogNos ANAlysis studio & Query studio This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos Analysis Studio and how it can be used to create simple and ad-hoc reports on multidimensional data sources (OLAP This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos Connection and IBM cubes) within the IBM Cognos BI platform. Cognos Query Studio. Participants will learn how to manage content in the Cognos Connection Web portal and how to create, modify and organize simple ad hoc reports using Query Studio. Code objectives topics Code objectives 11. View a report. IBM Cognos version 8: • Understand the difference between 1. Introduction. 12. Screen. NUCOBI-8-415 the IBM Cognos Studio’s and when Starting a new analysis. IBM Cognos version 8: • Understand the added value and use to use the most suitable Studio. Locate items. 13. Items on checklist. IBM Cognos version 10: NUCOBI-8-410 of Cognos Connection. • Create reports on 2. Create a simple report. 14. Open reports in a studio. NUCOBI-10-415 IBM Cognos version 10: • Access reports. multidimensional data. Add rows, columns and measures. 15. Open studios. • Run reports with options. NUCOBI-10-410 • Schedule a report to run at a specific level • Create reports allowing the users to Details or global. course topics Query studio search, compare and analyse large Working with objects in a level time with specific formats. 1. Introduction. Basic sets of data quickly and efficiently. crosstab. • Create report views. 2. Query items. • Understand how to save, run and 3. Analyze your data. Basic • Personalize the appearance of your Understand how reports dates reuse reports. Drill down and drill up. Cognos Connection Web portal. are structured . dates NUCOBI-8-415: Right clicks. • Understand the difference between Selecting fields. NUCOBI-8-410: the IBM Cognos studio’s and when to 14/04 audience Expand. Drag fields. Belgium Show values. 31/03 + 01/04 use the most suitable Studio. 3. Formatting. • Report Authors (using multidimen- sional data sources). Sorting of measures. Belgium • Understand how to use the different Suppressing. NUCOBI-10-415: • Business Analysts performing ad- 4. Focus your data. report capabilities. Auto group. 21/04 Graphs. NUCOBI-8-410: • Understand how to graphically Turn off auto group. Belgium hoc analysis. 16/05 + 17/05 Filtering through context. display the data. Footers. Suppress zeros. The Netherlands • Understand how to create reports Define custom groups. NUCOBI-8-415: Prerequisites More... with a consistent look and feel by Change report layout. 15/09 Participants should have knowledge of Highest or lowest. using templates. Change border styles. Belgium Cognos Connection. Include and exclude subtotals. • Perform basic administrative tasks, Change the number of rows Filters. such as scheduling reports and de- shown per page. NUCOBI-10-415: duration livering reports in different formats Edit title area. 22/09 Unbalanced reports. Hide columns. 1,5 days (HTML, PDF, Excel, etc.). Apply template. Belgium Calculations. 4. Change the layout. audience Create a crosstab report. • Users of the IBM Cognos Sorting. Connection web portal. Calculations. duration • Report Authors. Generate footer summaries for measures. 1 day Prerequisites Define conditional styles. Add a chart. Basic awareness of IBM Cognos 5. Execute a report as a is helpful. standard report. Report run modes. topics 6. Filters. course topics connection Standard filter on date field. 1. View. Standard filter on numeric field. List view. Standard filter on text field. Details view. Remove filter. 2. Navigate. Predefined filter. 3. Preferences. Negative filter. 4. Create a folder. Combine filters. register 7. Report in Report Studio. register 5. Create a job. 6. Add a URL. +32 16 20 29 05 7. Create a page. +32 16 20 29 05 8. Set properties. www.numius.eu 9. Change order. www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu 10. Run a report. academy@numius.eu14 numius aCademy numius aCademy 15
  • GENERAL BUSINESS ANALyTICS COGNOS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COGNOS PLANNING COGNOS TM1 PLANNING BSP SOFTWARE ibm cogNos report ibm cogNos report studio bAsic studio AdvANced This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos Report Studio Basic and This instructor-led training is designed for Report Authors who already had a first how it can be used to create professional reports on relational data models within the IBM experience with IBM Cognos Report Studio and want to develop additional capabilities to Cognos BI platform. create professional and complex reports within the IBM Cognos BI platform. Code objectives topics Code objectives topics IBM Cognos version 8: • Understand the difference between 1. Introduction. • Apply advanced report building tech- 1. Introduction. IBM Cognos version 8: NUCOBI-8-420 the IBM Cognos Studio’s and when to 2. Create reports. niques to create complex reports. 2. Calculate percentages. NUCOBI-8-425 IBM Cognos version 10: use the most suitable Studio. 3. Orienting in Report Studio. • Apply advanced layout techniques 3. Simulate crosstabs using lists. IBM Cognos version 10: NUCOBI-10-420 • Create professional and semi- 4. Create a simple list. • Create sophisticated semi- 4. Create first page only titles. NUCOBI-10-425 dynamical reports on relational data. 5. Create a second page. dynamical reports. 5. Concatenate lists. level • Write optimized queries in 6. Format lists – Part 1. level • Create highly formatted reports. 6. Add additional rows to the header Report Studio. 7. Format lists – Part 2. • Create multilingual reports. of a list. Basic 8. Use clipboard to save a report. Intermediate • Work with dimensions and meas- 7. Create a parameter to show the 9. Learning to understand queries. audience dates ures, and create calculated columns. dates user/username in a report. 10. Format and focus reports. 8. Advanced layout techniques. NUCOBI-10-420: • Create drill-able reports and use • Report Authors (from ICT and/or 11. Detail or grouped. NUCOBI-8-425: 9. A graph with a dynamic norm line. 02/03 + 03/03 prompts and filters. Line-of-Business). 12. Running totals, summaries and 28/04 + 29/04 10. Reuse layouts. Belgium • Build reports with perfectly finished • Power Users. summary filters. Belgium 11. Difference between Joins lay-outs. Create a prompt page in order to & Unions . NUCOBI-8-420: develop an interactive report. NUCOBI-8-425: Prerequisites 12. Filter data coming from 26/04 + 27/04 audience Two lists with one query. 08/06 + 09/06 • Knowledge of Cognos Connection another query. Belgium A list in a list in a list... The Netherlands • Basic experience or knowledge of Report Authors. 13. Create a mail merge letter. Point of attention: remove fields Query Studio. 14. HTML code for tooltips. NUCOBI-8-420: NUCOBI-10-425: • Completed course “NUCOBI-420 Prerequisites from a list. 15. Send e-mails using hyperlinks. 06/06 + 07/06 07/03 + 08/03 IBM Cognos Report Studio” or alike Add additional totals to a crosstab. 16. Package drill-through. The Netherlands • Participants should have knowledge Belgium through experience. Headers and footers. 17. Drill-through on the same report. of Cognos Connection. Create graphs and make. • Practical experience with Report NUCOBI-8-420: NUCOBI-10-425: 18. Design a multilingual report. • Participants should have knowledge changes to the layout. Studio (required). 19. Complex prompts. 05/09 + 06/09 19/09 + 20/09 of Query Studio. 13. Calculated fields and Belgium Belgium IF THEN ELSE. NUCOBI-10-420: 14. Multiple data items in one column. 12/09 + 13/09 15. Learn more about queries. Belgium 16. Manage your content in Report Studio. duration 17. Understanding the layout struc- ture and navigating. 2 days duration 18. How to manage the layout better? 19. Create a drill-through. 2 days 20. Advanced formatting. 21. Multiple pages within a repeating unit. 22. Repeaters. 23. Conditional layout. 24. Conditional styling. 25. No data available. 26. Singletons. register 27. PDF layout. register 28. Add table of content. 29. Bursting. +32 16 20 29 05 +32 16 20 29 05 www.numius.eu www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu academy@numius.eu16 numius aCademy numius aCademy 17
  • GENERAL BUSINESS ANALyTICS COGNOS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COGNOS PLANNING COGNOS TM1 PLANNING BSP SOFTWARE ibm cogNos report ibm cogNos report studio: from studio express good to excelleNt performANce This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos Report Studio Express and This instructor-led training is designed to teach report developers how to optimize Report how it can be used to create professional reports and analyses on multidimensional data Studio reports by getting the most out of advanced techniques such as caching, efficient sources. query design, server processing options and other tweaks and tricks. This course will illustrate and teach users how to report optimally on OLAP cubes within the IBM Cognos BI platform. Users of PowerPlay will understand how Report Studio This course will illustrate and teach users how to reduce the generating time of their Express can help to achieve the same levels of comfort as reached with PowerPlay. reports. By doing this, they will not only build faster reports, but they will also allow their company’s IT infrastructure to support more concurrent users by using the IT resources more efficiently. Code objectives Add text. Conditional formatting. • Understand the difference between IBM Cognos version 8: 4. Execute a report as a NUCOBI-8-430 the IBM Cognos Studio’s and when to standard report. Code objectives topics use the most suitable Studio. Execute a report. • Understand and use advanced 1. Introduction. • Understand how Report Studio Ex- IBM Cognos version 8: level Execute in a different format. NUCOBI-8-435 query options in Report Studio. Basic infrastructure: impact press is a substitute for PowerPlay. Save a report. • Build queries that use less database on performance. Basic • Perform ad-hoc analysis and write IBM Cognos version 10: Make a report clickable. resources to resolve. Reasons for slower reporting optimized reports using Report NUCOBI-10-435 Suppress zeros/empty. • Build efficient prompt pages, simple and how to master them. dates Studio Express on multidimensional Simple calculations. data (OLAP data sources). Example of drill-able report. level as well as cascading prompts. How changes in a report affect NUCOBI-8-430: • Reduce network traffic by building the generated queries. • Author Report Studio Express reports Multiple logical pages per Intermediate 22/03 + 23/03 network-friendly reports. 2. Changes to reports. in Professional Mode for advanced category. Belgium • Improve performance of reports. Avoid unnecessary items reporting. Context filter. dates Create a prompt page. in queries. NUCOBI-8-430: • Work with dimensions and meas- ures and create calculated columns. Nesting of levels. NUCOBI-8-435: audience The impact of aggregation 27/09 + 28/09 Create a complex report. 24/02 on queries. Belgium • Create drill-able reports and use • Report Authors with report 5. Switch to Report Studio Belgium building experience. Efficient prompts. prompts and filters. Professional. Filtering on a fact table. • Build reports with perfectly finished NUCOBI-8-435: • IT professionals that want to learn Reasons. Efficient sorting where lay-outs. 26/05 how reports can affect their IT infra- Switch to Professional. necessary. Start a new report. Belgium structure. Avoid local processing. duration audience Basic principals. • Business and IT management that Master-detail relations. Add a graph. NUCOBI-8-435: need proof that reports can be built 2 days • Former and current users of more efficiently. Drill-through. Make a drill-able report. 13/10 PowerPlay. Saved versions. Connect a table to a graph. Belgium • Report Authors (using multidimen- Create an extra report page. Prerequisites Job scheduling. sional data sources). Queries on the background. • Participants should have built • Business Analysts performing Ranking. Report Studio reports and should ad-hoc analysis. Lay-out. be comfortable with the basic tech- Intersections. niques of report query building. Prerequisites Change the content of duration • Business or IT management partici- • Participants should have knowledge calculations. 1 days pants should have been confronted Create a report with of Cognos Connection. with slow reports and eager to multiple pages. • Basic experience or knowledge of First page as welcome page. gather proof that reports can be Query Studio and Analysis studio is Page lay-out. improved. helpful. Multiple axes on a • Experience with Report Studio is an combination graph. advantage though not specifically Explicit sorting. required. Suppressing. Prompt on level. topics Truncation in graph. Orient each page individually. 1. Introduction. Set expressions. register 2. Report modes. Let the user choose a dynamical register Use sets of members. set of rows. Execute a report. +32 16 20 29 05 3. Change the layout. +32 16 20 29 05 Format a report. www.numius.eu Add crosstab spaces www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu (fact cells). academy@numius.eu18 numius aCademy numius aCademy 19
  • GENERAL BUSINESS ANALyTICS COGNOS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COGNOS PLANNING COGNOS TM1 PLANNING BSP SOFTWARE ibm cogNos ibm cogNos trANsformer frAmeWork mANAger This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos Transformer and how it can be used to design, build and maintain PowerCubes. This instructor-led training is designed to introduce the metadata modeling concepts and techniques of IBM Cognos Framework Manager and how it should be used to model metadata for predictable reporting and analysis results. Code objectives topics IBM Cognos version 8: • Understand the functionality of 1. Cube versus table. NUCOBI-8-445 Power Cubes. 2. Creation of a model. Code objectives topics • Understand the OLAP modeling 3. Creation of a cube. IBM Cognos version 10: IBM Cognos version 8: • Understand the Framework 1. Introduction: NUCOBI-10-445 concepts of Transformer. 4. Updating a cube. NUCOBI-8-440 Manager environment. What is Framework Manager. • Design OLAP models. 5. Categories in a model. IBM Cognos version 10: • Understand the Framework 2. Model objects. level 6. Views and security. NUCOBI-10-440 Manager workflow. 3. Model structure. audience 7. Date wizard. 4. Project languages. Intermediate 8. Dimensions and measures. • Model a Framework Designers of OLAP models for the use level Manager environment. 5. Metadata import. dates in IBM Cognos. 9. Preferences. • Create filters and incorporate 6. The Database layer. 10. PowerCubes in production. Intermediate calculations in the 7. The Business layer. NUCOBI-8-445: Prerequisites 11. Alternate drill-down paths. framework model. 8. Role-playing dimensions. 17/03 + 18/03 dates Participants have to understand the • Use translation files. 9. The Dimensional layer. Belgium business need for ad hoc queries and NUCOBI-8-440: • Implement security in the 10. The Query layer. NUCOBI-8-445: analysis. 28/02 + 01/03 Framework Model. 11. Packages. Belgium 12. Publishing. 09/05 + 10/05 • Publish packages. 13. Filters. The Netherlands NUCOBI-8-440: 14. Calculations in Framework 07/04 + 08/04 audience NUCOBI-10-445: Manager. The Netherlands Developers of metadata models. 06/07 + 07/07 15. Translation files. Belgium 16. Security. Prerequisites 17. Common dimensions. • Experience or knowledge of Cognos 18. Parameter maps and Session Connection, Query Studio. parameters. duration • Knowledge of star schemas. 2 days • Knowledge of facts and dimensions. duration 2 days register register +32 16 20 29 05 +32 16 20 29 05 www.numius.eu www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu academy@numius.eu20 numius aCademy numius aCademy 21
  • GENERAL BUSINESS ANALyTICS COGNOS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COGNOS PLANNING COGNOS TM1 PLANNING BSP SOFTWARE ibm cogNos bi AdmiNistrAtioN ibm cogNos 10 WhAt’s NeW ANd performANce This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos 10 and show the remarkable advances that have been made compared to previous IBM Cognos versions. This is a hands-on training where participants get the opportunity to work with This instructor-led training is designed to teach administrators the fundamental Cognos 10 firsthand. responsibilities of administering the server architecture and the BI content within an IBM Cognos BI deployment. Not only will this course focus on the administration of the environment, but it will also explain how to monitor and keep the performance of an IBM Cognos BI deployment at Code objectives topics healthy levels to keep end-users satisfied. • Be aware of the new features in 1. Introduction. IBM Cognos version 10: NUCOBI-10-000 the different Studios. 2. What’s new in the Portal • Understand where the added value Environment. level for migrating from Cognos 8 to 3. Meet the new Business Insight Code objectives topics Cognos 10 can be found for your dashboard functionality. Basic organization. 4. What’s new in Query Studio. IBM Cognos version 8 : • Understand and define the basic 1. IBM Cognos BI user architectural principles of a scalable interface components. • Start up new Cognos 10 pilot Discover a number of productivity NUCOBI-8-450 dates IBM Cognos version 10: Cognos BI platform. 2. IBM Cognos BI servlets projects in your organization. enhancing features. NUCOBI-10-450 • Monitor system activity and system and services. NUCOBI-10-000 5. What’s new in Report Studio. load in order to keep the IBM Cognos 3. Installation options. 17/01 audience Get started with the new level platform healthy. 4. Load balancing mechanisms. Belgium All current Cognos users. analytical and statistical reporting • Understand the log files and how 5. Configuration options. capacity and discover how you Advanced NUCOBI-10-000 6. IBM Cognos Application Firewall. can move from Business to use them in order to keep your 04/04 Prerequisites 7. Authentication in IBM Cognos BI. Intelligence to Business Analytics. dates platform healthy. Belgium Have experience as a Cognos user or 6. Create your first dashboard page • Tune the performance of an IBM 8. Authorization in IBM Cognos BI. NUCOBI-8-450: 9. Secure the IBM Cognos NUCOBI-10-000 be new to Cognos and want to find and do on-line ad-hoc analyses Cognos BI platform. out what added value can be found in 18/05 + 19/05 BI environment. 15/06 with Business Insight Advanced. • Explain the basic principles of IBM starting with Cognos 10 rather than Belgium 10. Perform administrative tasks Belgium 7. Being an ad-hoc, cube (OLAP) Cognos BI security from the point of with Cognos. using Cognos Administrator. based analyst in Cognos 10. NUCOBI-8-450: view of a technical administrator. NUCOBI-10-000 11. Manage dispatchers and services. 8. Discover the new event driven 27/06 + 28/06 • Understand servers & networks with 11/07 12. Examine the log message facility. reporting features. The Netherlands Cognos Advanced Routing Options. Belgium 13. Discuss server performance 9. Start communicating with the • Understand the setup of the tuning. NUCOBI-10-000 new communication and NUCOBI-8-450: standard audit package of collaboration platform that now 14. IBM Cognos BI backup. 17/10 21/11 + 22/11 IBM Cognos BI. comes with Cognos 10. 15. Manage activities. Belgium Belgium • Create a working back-up. 10. Look at the new administration 16. Add a data source. • Experience the contribution of NUCOBI-10-000 NUCOBI-10-450: 17. Distribute data and create and management features. MetaManager® to the management 05/12 09/06 + 10/06 a distribution list. 11. Find out how Active Reports can of your IBM Cognos BI platform. Belgium Belgium 18. Plan a deployment. change the way you distribute 19. Create deployment folders. reports and knowledge. NUCOBI-10-450: audience 20. Schedule and manage reports. 01/12 + 02/12 Administrators who are responsible for 21. Set alerts. We will allow ample time for exercises Belgium 22. Set permissions. and familiarizing yourself with the the daily maintenance and health of duration multitude of new possibilities. We will the IBM Cognos BI deployment. 1 day make sure you get to the bottom of the capabilities of this great new platform. Prerequisites duration • Basic experience with the mainte- 2 days nance of an IBM Cognos BI platform is an advantage though not specifically required. • Basic experience with the content stored in a BI environment register is required. register +32 16 20 29 05 +32 16 20 29 05 www.numius.eu www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu academy@numius.eu22 numius aCademy numius aCademy 23
  • GENERAL BUSINESS ANALyTICS COGNOS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COGNOS PLANNING COGNOS TM1 PLANNING BSP SOFTWARE ibm cogNos 10 ibm cogNos 10 busiNess iNsight busiNess iNsight AdvANced This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos 10 Business Insight and and how it can be used to create a very attractive analytical dashboard environment for how it can be used to create a professional ad-hoc reporting and analysis environment on yourself or for your fellow knowledge workers. You will practice on relational as well as on relational and OLAP data models using the IBM Cognos 10 Business Analytics platform. OLAP data models using the IBM Cognos 10 Business Analytics platform. Code objectives topics Code objectives topics • Understand the difference between 1. Introduction. IBM Cognos version 10: IBM Cognos version 10: • Understand the difference between 1. Introduction. NUCOBI-10-465 Business Insight and Business 2. Create your first dashboard page. NUCOBI-10-460 Business Insight and Connection. 2. Getting your bearings Insight Advanced. 3. Connect to a multi-dimensional • Assemble your own interactive in Cognos 10. level • Create professional and dynamical data source and do ad-hoc level dashboards. 3. Create your first dashboard page. reports on relational data as well as (OLAP) analysis. • Reuse Cognos standard reports and 4. Meet all the new visualization Intermediate on cubes (OLAP). 4. Make your analysis environment Basic lift them to a higher level of usability objects. • Assemble your own optimal ad-hoc reusable and flexible by using with Business Insight. 5. Build a dynamic dashboard and dates dates analysis environment. variables and prompts. • Be familiar with all the new visuali- make it reusable for other users. NUCOBI-10-465 • Construct your own interactive NUCOBI-10-460 zation techniques that Cognos 10 31/01 + 01/02 dashboards. 18/01 offers through the Business Insight Belgium • Integrate with Report Studio Belgium interface. Professional. NUCOBI-10-465 NUCOBI-10-460 • Work with dimensions and meas- 21/06 + 22/06 14/06 audience Belgium ures, create calculated columns. Belgium • Business Analysts. • Create drill-able reports and use • End Users. NUCOBI-10-465 prompts and filters. NUCOBI-10-460 26/07 + 27/07 18/07 Prerequisites Belgium audience Belgium There are no prerequisites. NUCOBI-10-465 Business Analysts. NUCOBI-10-460 19/12 + 20/12 06/12 Belgium Prerequisites Belgium • Knowledge of Cognos Connection. • Knowledge of Query Studio, Analysis Studio, Report Studio helps to better position this new tool in the complete set of Cognos 10 Business duration duration Analytics tools. 1 day 2 days register register +32 16 20 29 05 +32 16 20 29 05 www.numius.eu www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu academy@numius.eu24 numius aCademy numius aCademy 25
  • GENERAL BUSINESS ANALyTICS COGNOS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COGNOS PLANNING COGNOS TM1 PLANNING BSP SOFTWARE cogNos ibm cogNos plANNiNg plANNiNg This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos Planning and the use of IBM Cognos planning applications and modules in the Contributor Web client. Code objectives topics IBM Cognos version 8 : • Comprehend the role of Contributor 1. Introduction. NUCOPL-8-455 Web in the planning process. Cubes. • Understand the business process of Cubes in IBM Cognos Planning. level applications. 2. How to start? • Understand cubes in applications. Log on. Basic • Work with IBM Cognos planning Workflow. applications efficiently. 3. Working with data. dates Applications. NUCOPL-8-455: audience Workspace. 20/05 • Business subject matter experts like Tabs and dimensions. Belgium sales managers, account managers Data entry. and product managers. Hiding zero’s. NUCOPL-8-455: Adding comment. 29/06 • Data analysts. Data actions. The Netherlands Exercise: working with data. Prerequisites 4. Export data. NUCOPL-8-455: Participants should have knowledge of Quick export. 20/10 Microsoft Excel. Text file. Belgium To Excel. Quick Load. “ 5. Import data. Text file. Get data. duration Workshop 2: Import and 1 day export data. 6. What’s new in IBM Cognos 8.4? The course material allows me to better grasp, implement and redirect my Business Analytics project. “ +32 16 20 29 05 register www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu26 numius aCademy numius aCademy 27
  • GENERAL BUSINESS ANALyTICS COGNOS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COGNOS PLANNING COGNOS TM1 PLANNING BSP SOFTWARE ibm cogNos tm1 – Architect ANd perspectives cogNos tm1 This instructor-led training is designed to introduce IBM Cognos TM1 and how it can be used to create and maintain TM1 applications. “IBM Cognos TM1 – Architect and Perspectives” illustrates and explains users how to build a complete TM1 model through a pragmatic approach which combines theory with hands- on exercises. Code objectives topics V9.5 : NUCOTM-500 • Understand the basic principles 1. Introduction. of IBM Cognos TM1. What is TM1? level • Design, build and maintain TM1 Roles and Users. TM1 models. TM1 Components. Basic • Understand the basic principles of TM1 Building Blocks. TM1 security. TM1 Server. dates • Integrate TM1 with IBM Cognos. 2. Design and Build a Model. Build a Dimension. NUCOTM-500: 18/04 + 19/04 + 20/04 audience Build a Subset. Modelers of TM1 applications. Build a Cube. Belgium Build an Active Form. Build an Application. NUCOTM-500: Prerequisites 25/10 + 26/10 + 27/10 Build an Excel Websheet. There are no prerequisites for the 3. Advanced Modeling. Belgium “IBM Cognos TM1 – Architect and Create a new TM1 Server. Perspectives” course. Create a TI process to create dimensions. Create Dynamic Subsets. “ Create a TI process to upload data to a cube. duration Create Business Rules. 3 days Create Drill Paths. Create Picklists. Create Sandboxes. 4. Managed Planning Applications. Excellent teacher TM1 Contributor Web Client. TM1 Contributor Administration. 5. TM1 Security. with rich theoretical Users and Groups. Objects Security. 6. TM1 Integration to Cognos. Framework Package based on knowledge and practical experience. “ register TM1 Cube. Query Studio Report. Portal with TM1 Web. TM1 Navigation and Cube Viewer Portlet. +32 16 20 29 05 www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu28 numius aCademy numius aCademy 29
  • GENERAL BUSINESS ANALyTICS COGNOS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE COGNOS PLANNING COGNOS TM1 PLANNING BSP SOFTWARE metAmANAger® bsp softWAre This instructor-led training is designed to introduce MetaManager® and how it can be configured and managed in order to use the capabilities of the tool to its full extend. All modules of MetaManager® will be extensively explained, hereby helping the participant to simplify all complexities associated with metadata, data management, report validations, etc. Code objectives topics NUCOBI-460 • Understand the modular approach 1. Introduction. of MetaManager®. 2. Connection unknown. level • Validate reports and correct 3. Meta Editor. possible errors. 4. Lock Function. Basic • Uniform reports, pagelets and 5. Meta Editor: functions. preferences. 6. Advanced Filters. dates • Create a backup of your 7. Quick Filters. BI environment. 8. Change and save. NUCOBI-460: • Secure and document your objects. 9. Screen Tip Generator. 13/5 10. Report Validator. Belgium audience 11. Create a backup. NUCOBI-460: Administrators supporting and docu- 12. Validated reports. 30/9 menting the framework model and 13. Incorrect validated reports. Belgium reporting of the organization. 14. Export Report Validator. 15. Create a data source. 16. Restore a report. Prerequisites 17. Restore problems in reports. Participants should have basic know- 18. Search in a list of reports. duration ledge of Cognos Connection, Frame- 19. Favorites. 0,5 days work Manager and security. 20. Properties of reports. 21. Revalidated reports Find/Replace. “ 22. Global Name Changer. 23. Preview of Find/Replace. 24. Security Painter. 25. Pagelet Blaster. 26. Template Blaster. 27. Backup/Restore/Deploy. 28. Backup. Well-structured 29. 30. 31. Restore/Deploy. Content Store Documenter. Content Store Documenter: output. training with a clear 32. Model Documenter. 33. Preferences Blaster. link to our day-to-day activities. “ register 34. Content Store Size. +32 16 20 29 05 www.numius.eu academy@numius.eu30 numius aCademy numius aCademy 31
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