Cognos 10 BI Curriculum                        Administration and Development    Course Objectives                        ...
Highlight key cap abilities of Cognos 10BI             Understand Cognos Multi Layered architecture  5)      Cognos 10 Ins...
Framework Manager Basics             User Interface, Navigation, Objects             Planning the project and data model. ...
Creating, Save and Run Reports             Report Templates             Managing Reports  14)        Cognos 10 Report Stud...
20)        Creating Dashboard Reports using Report Studio [Case study –III]        1 Sessions  21)        Cognos 10 Query ...
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Cognos 10 BI Curriculum

  1. 1. Cognos 10 BI Curriculum Administration and Development Course Objectives Duration: 30 HoursCourse Topics 1) Business Intelligence 1 Sessions Overview of Business Intelligence What is Business Intelligence? Why is BI Important and where can we use it Components of BI Business Intelligence Roadmap Introduction To BI Tools 2) Data Warehousing 1 Sessions Overview of Data Warehousing What is Data Warehouse, Why do we need it Data Warehouse Architecture and its components Define Star Schema - Fact and Dimensions Understand OLTP and OLAP Systems DSS (Decision Support System) RDBMS Concepts (3 Normal Forms and BCNF) Data Warehouse VS Data Mart 3) SQL 1 Sessions Writing Basic SQL Statements joins, group functions, sub queries 4) Cognos 10 BI Overview and Architecture 1 Sessions Introduce Cognos 10 BI What’s new Cognos 10 BI Examine the different studios in Cognos 10 BI Identify the different data sources within the studiosContact US http://bisp.consulting@gmail.com http://bispsolutions.wordpress.com 1
  2. 2. Highlight key cap abilities of Cognos 10BI Understand Cognos Multi Layered architecture 5) Cognos 10 Installations and Configuration 1 Sessions Setting up the Environment Configuring Cognos 10 Setting up Samples in Cognos 10 Uninstalling Cognos 10 6) Cognos 8 BI Administration 1 Sessions Create and Modify a Data Source Create Database backups Understand Roles, Users and Groups Specify Permission Settings 7) Cognos 10 Connection Administration [Part-I] 1 Sessions What is Cognos Connection Examine Cognos Connection UI elements , Create a URL, Login, Logoff Entry Properties: General Properties, Permissions, Report, Query, Analysis, Job, Agent and Page Properties Navigation- Public and Private Folder Open reports with Report Name, Go to Links, Run Reports from a View Run Reports- Prompt Pages, Printing a report and Open in Excel View the run history of a report and Historical Reports 8) Cognos 10 Connection Administration [Part-II] 1 Sessions Closing and Creating Quick links to Reports , My Folder Shortcut and Browser Bookmark Personalize Cognos Connection Backups- Export of Cognos, Content Store or select items for Backups Restore an exported Backup Create and Customize a Page and share a single page with Multiple Users 9) Cognos 10 Framework Manager [Part-I] 1 Sessions Introduction to Framework ManagerContact US http://bisp.consulting@gmail.com http://bispsolutions.wordpress.com 2
  3. 3. Framework Manager Basics User Interface, Navigation, Objects Planning the project and data model. Framework Manager Workflow Naming Conventions for objects in a project Designing Project Create project 10) Cognos 10 Framework Manager [Part-II] 1 Sessions Importing Metadata from one and more sources Exporting Metadata Data Sources Working with Data Source Connections Create and Modify Data Sources Improve Performance by setting Query Processing Type Preparing Relational Meta data for use in Reports Verifying Relationships 11) Cognos 10 Framework Manager [Part-III] 1 Sessions Working with Dimensions Working with Query Subjects- Data, Model and Stored Procedure Query Subject Working with Query Items- Set Usage and Aggregate Property Making Metadata Available to Report Authors Verify Model Set Governors Improving Performance 12) Cognos 10 Framework Manager [Part-IV] 1 Sessions Create or Modify Package Controlling access to Metadata Explore Package Publish Package Guideline for Modeling Metadata Best Practices, Presentation and Database layers Merge Metadata Perform Calculations and Filters 13) Cognos 10 Report Studio [Part-I] 1 Sessions Introduction to Report Studio Report Studio User InterfaceContact US http://bisp.consulting@gmail.com http://bispsolutions.wordpress.com 3
  4. 4. Creating, Save and Run Reports Report Templates Managing Reports 14) Cognos 10 Report Studio [Part-II] 1 Sessions Types of Reports Active Reports List Reports Crosstab Reports Charts 15) Cognos 10 Report Studio [Part-III] 1 Sessions Formatting a Report Report Layout Guidelines Fonts, Styles, Header, Footer and Borders Insert objects Swap Columns and Rows Working with Data 16) Cognos 10 Report Studio [Part-IV] 1 Sessions Filters, Parameters and Prompts Sorting and Grouping Subtotals and Calculations Working with Queries Working with Reports Managing changes in the Package 17) Cognos 10 Report Studio [Part-V] 1 Sessions Conditional Formatting Drill-through Reports Drill-up/Drill-down Reports Master-Detail Reports Scheduling Reports 18) Creating Financial Reports using Report Studio [Case study –I] 1 Sessions 19) Creating Sales Reports using Report Studio [Case study –II] 1 SessionsContact US http://bisp.consulting@gmail.com http://bispsolutions.wordpress.com 4
  5. 5. 20) Creating Dashboard Reports using Report Studio [Case study –III] 1 Sessions 21) Cognos 10 Query Studio 1 Sessions Introduction to Query Studio Create Reports (List, Grouped List, Crosstab, Charts) Changing the Appearance of Reports (Format) Sorting and Grouping Filters and Prompts Subtotals and Calculations Run and Manage Reports Drill Through reports 22) Cognos 10 Analysis Studio 1 Sessions Introduction to Analysis Studio Creating a Basic Analysis Working with data in Crosstab Exploring Data Limiting Data Calculating Data Sharing Data 23) Cognos 10 Business Insight 1 Sessions Create Dashboards Add reports to dashboards Customize the dashboard appearance Sort and group reports in the dashboard Filter reports in the dashboard 24) Cognos 10 Business Insight Advanced 1 Sessions Write reports using Cognos 10 Business Insight Advanced Specify the sequence of a report using sorting and grouping Transform data from one format to another using function Display information in a concise format using cross tab reports Select data to be printed using filters Create and customize several types of charts Customize the format of a reportContact US http://bisp.consulting@gmail.com http://bispsolutions.wordpress.com 5

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