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IBM Cognos - Analytic Applications

In Cognos Analytic Applications - Configure Procurement Content training course, delegates will briefly review the IBM Cognos solution, and the role of the Procurement Analytic Application in that solution. Delegates will focus primarily on best practices and learning about the components and content in Procurement Analytics, how to implement the solution, how to extend the solution for the needs specific to their organization, and how to test and validate the implementation and data.

The Cognos Analytic Applications - Configure Financial Performance Content training course introduces delegates to the technical content in the Financial Performance Analytics module. They will briefly review the IBM Cognos solution, and the role of the Financial Performance Analytic Application in that solution. They will focus primarily on best practices and learning about the components and content in Financial Performance Analytics, how to implement the solution, how to extend the solution for the needs specific to the organization, and how to test and validate the implementation and data.

In Cognos Analytic Applications - Configure Sales Content training course, delegates will briefly review the IBM Cognos solution and the role of Sales Analytics within that solution. They will focus primarily on best practices and learning about the components and content in Sales Analytics, how to implement the solution, how to test and validate the implementation and data and how to extend the solution for the needs specific of their organization.

For Cognos Analytic Applications - Configure Procurement Content Knowledge of:

  • IBM Cognos Analytic Applications: Explore Procurement Content
  • IBM Cognos Analytic Applications : Extend Analytic Models

For Cognos Analytic Applications - Configure Financial Performance Content Knowledge of:

  • IBM Cognos: Analytic Applications: Explore Financial Performance
  • IBM Cognos: Configure and Extend Analytic Models
  • IBM Cognos: Configure and Extend Analytic Models and Reports

For Cognos Analytic Applications - Configure Sales Content Knowledge of:

  • IBM Cognos : Analytic Applications: Explore Sales Content
  • IBM Cognos : Configure and Extend Analytic Models

This Course is intended for Developers.

COURSE AGENDA

IBM Cognos Analytic Applications - Configure Procurement Content
(Duration : 1 Day)

1

Introduction to Procurement Analytics

  • IBM Cognos solution: overview
  • IBM Cognos Customer Performance Procurement Analytics: Overview
  • Business drivers for Procurement Analytics The Customer Performance Procurement Analytics application helps business users analyze their procurement data and manage their procurement operations activities more efficiently. It addresses business questions in four areas
  • Procurement Analytics architecture
  • Procurement Analytics components
  • Implement the Procurement Analytics application: steps
  • Examine Procurement Analytics documentation
2

Explore the Base Content in Procurement Analytics

  • Examine the technical architecture of Procurement Analytics
  • Identify dimensions and hierarchies specific to Procurement Analytics
  • Identify star schemas specific to Procurement Analytics
  • Identify facts and measures specific to Procurement Analytics
  • Examine hierarchies in the target model specific to Procurement Analytics
  • Examine other objects specific to Procurement Analytics
  • List the reports available in Adaptive Analytics and what type they are
3

Implement and configure the Procurement Analytics Application

  • Identify the implementation steps
  • Examine the Adaptive Warehouse (AW) for Procurement Analytics
  • Install Adaptive Warehouse content for Procurement Analytics
  • Configure Adaptive Warehouse content for Procurement Analytics
4

Test and Validate Procurement Analytics

  • Identify testing strategies
  • Examine data loading
  • Identify approaches to data validation in Adaptive Warehouse
  • Validate dimensions and facts using SQL queries
5

Extend the Procurement Analytics

  • Identify how to customize the Procurement Analytics (in order of increasing complexity)
  • Identify customization proven practices
  • Identify areas of customization (high-level, as these have already been covered in Analytic
  • Applications Framework [AAF] training)
Cognos Analytic Applications - Configure Financial Performance Content
(Duration : 1 Day)

1

Introduction to Financial Performance Analytics

  • IBM Cognos solution: overview
  • IBM Cognos Customer Performance Financial Performance Analytics: Overview
  • Business drivers for Financial Performance Analytics
  • Financial Performance Analytics architecture
  • Financial Performance Analytics components
  • Implement the Financial Performance Analytics application: implementation steps
  • Examine Financial Performance Analytics documentation
2

Explore the Base Content in Financial Performance Analytics

  • IBM Cognos BI Analytic Applications content
  • Examine the technical architecture of Financial Performance Analytics
  • Identify dimensions and hierarchies specific to Financial Performance Analytics
  • Identify facts and star schemas specific to Financial Performance Analytics
  • Examine other objects specific to Financial Performance Analytics
  • List the reports available in Adaptive Analytics and their types
3

Implement and Configure the Financial Performance Analytics

  • Identify the implementation steps
  • Examine the Adaptive Warehouse (AW) for Financial Performance Analytics
  • Install Adaptive Warehouse content for Financial Performance Analytics
  • Configure Adaptive Warehouse content for Financial Performance Analytics
  • Examine Adaptive Analytics (AA) for Financial Performance Analytics
  • Install Adaptive Analytics content for Financial Performance Analytics
  • Configure Adaptive Analytics Content for Financial Performance Analytics
  • Upgrade and Migrate Financial Performance Analytics
  • Contact IBM Support
4

Test and Validate Financial Performance Analytics

  • Identify testing strategies
  • Examine data loading
  • Identify approaches to data validation in Adaptive Warehouse
  • Validate dimensions and facts using SQL queries
  • Identify approaches to data validation in Adaptive Analytics
  • Validate reports
  • Proven Practices
5

Extend the Financial Performance Analytics

  • Identify how to customize the Financial Performance Analytics application (in order of increasing complexity)
  • Identify customization proven practices
  • Naming practices
  • Insulating and preserving the changes
  • Identify areas of customization
  • Mapping metrics and hierarchies
  • Extend Prompts
  • Extend Reports
  • Navigation and Security
Cognos Analytic Applications - Configure Sales Content
(Duration : 1 Day)

1

Introduction to Sales Analytics

  • IBM Cognos solution: overview
  • IBM Cognos Customer Performance Sales Analytics: Overview
  • Business Drivers for Sales Analytics
  • Sales Analytics architecture
  • Sales Analytics components
  • Implement the Sales Analytics application: steps
  • Examine Sales Analytics documentation
2

Explore the Base Content in Sales Analytics

  • Examine the technical architecture of Sales Analytics
  • Identify dimensions and hierarchies specific to Sales Analytics
  • Identify facts and star schemas and measures specific to Sales Analytics
  • Examine other objects specific to Sales Analytics
  • List the reports available in Adaptive Analytics and their types
3

Implement and Configure the Sales Analytics Application

  • Identify the implementation steps
  • Examine the Adaptive Warehouse (AW) for Sales Analytics
  • Install Adaptive Warehouse content for Sales Analytics
  • Configure Adaptive Warehouse content for Sales Analytics
  • Examine configuration of Adaptive Warehouse
  • Examine Adaptive Analytics (AA) for Sales Analytics
  • Install Adaptive Analytics content for Sales Analytics
  • Configure Adaptive Analytics Content for Sales Analytics
  • Upgrade and Migrate the Sales Analytics
4

Test and Validate Sales Analytics

  • Identify testing strategies
  • Examine data loading
  • Identify approaches to data validation in Adaptive Warehouse
  • Proven practices (note that some scripts are not supported)
  • Validate dimensions and facts using SQL queries
  • Validate using Report Studio and Query Studio
  • Validate reports
5

Extend the Sales Analytics

  • Identify how to customize the Sales Analytics (in order of increasing complexity)
  • Identify customization proven practices
  • Naming practices
  • Insulating and preserving the changes
  • Identify areas of customization
  • Mapping metrics and hierarchies
  • Extend Prompts
  • Extend Reports
  • Navigation and security

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