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COGNOS

1: Overview of IBM Cognos BI

  • Discuss IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) and Financial Performance Management (FPM)
  • Describe IBM Cognos BI components
  • Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
  • Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
  • Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI

2: Introduction to IBM Cognos BI Administration

  • Describe the role of the Administrator in relation to the IBM Cognos BI administration workflow process.
  • Describe the role of IBM Cognos Administration and IBM Cognos Configuration user interface components

3: Identify IBM Cognos BI Architecture

  • Identify features of the IBM Cognos BI architecture
  • Examine Cognos BI servlets and services
  • Identify an example of Cognos BI request processing
  • Performance planning and installation options and configurations
  • Examine the Cognos Application Firewall
  • Perform a distributed installation and configuration of IBM Cognos BI

4: Secure the IBM Cognos BI Environment

  • Identify the IBM Cognos BI security model
  • Define authentication and authorization in IBM Cognos BI.
  • Identify security policies
  • Secure administrative capabilities (access to functionality)
  • Specify security settings after installation.
  • Implement security in IBM Cognos Framework Manager and IBM Cognos Transformer

5: Administer the IBM Cognos BI Server Environment

  • Overview of administrative tasks that can be performed in IBM Cognos Administration
  • Monitor system metrics
  • Manage dispatchers and services
  • Tune server performance
  • Audit IBM Cognos BI
  • Identify issues while troubleshooting the server environment
  • Formulate the IBM Cognos BI backup strategy

6: Manage Run Activities

  • Manage current, past, and upcoming run activities
  • Manage schedules

7: Manage Content in IBM Cognos Administration

  • Add and manage a data source
  • Distribute data and create a distribution list and contacts
  • Deploy IBM Cognos BI content
  • Maintain the IBM Cognos BI content store
  • Customize the appearance of IBM Cognos BI

8: IBM Cognos BI for Consumers

  • Identify where Consumers access IBM Cognos BI content
  • Use published reports
  • Drill through to related data
  • Run reports with options
  • Add Comments in saved output
  • Personalize how content appears
  • Manage human tasks
  • Set alerts and watch rules

9: Drill-Through Definitions

  • Enable users to navigate to related data in IBM Cognos BI
  • Parameter-driven drill through vs. dynamic drill through
  • Steps to enable drill-through access for a package
  • Limit the items that users can drill through from (set scope)
  • Set a measure as the scope
  • Drill Through Assistant

10: Additional Configuration and Customization of the Environment

  • Configure IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office
  • Manage user profiles
  • Add the My Learning Tab to the portal
  • Add objects to the toolbox tab
  • Create a custom template option
  • Manage packages in IBM Cognos Connection

11: End-to-end Workshop

  • Create roles
  • Add members and define access permissions
  • Set capabilities
  • Create folders
  • Define access to entries
  • Create an export
  • Create an import

IBM Cognos Map Manager (Optional)

  • configure IBM Cognos Map Manager
  • create reports that leverage maps from IBM Cognos Map Manager