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IBM Cognos Analytics on IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Dashboarding & Reporting

( Duration: 1 Day )

The IBM Cognos Analytics on IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Dashboarding & Reporting training course provides analysts with an introduction to create dashboards with Cloud Pak for Data, and create dashboards and reports using the Cognos Analytics add-on.

By attending IBM Cognos Analytics on IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Dashboarding & Reporting workshop, attendees will learn:

  • Overview of the Cloud Pak for Data Analytics Dashboard
  • Create a basic Analytics Dashboard
  • Customize and modify a dashboard
  • Dashboards in the Cognos Analytics Add-on
  • Create basic dashboards using the Add-on
  • Advanced dashboarding using the Add-on
  • Create a Story
  • Create an exploration
  • Introduction to Reporting
  • Create List reports
  • Create Crosstab reports
  • Present data graphically

  • Attend a training on IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Foundations or equivalent practical experience

The IBM Cognos Analytics on IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Dashboarding & Reporting class is ideal for:

  • Analysts

COURSE AGENDA

1

Overview of the Cloud Pak for Data Analytics Dashboard

  • Overview of Cloud Pak for Data
  • Use dashboards in Cloud Pak for Data
  • The Analytics Dashboard
  • What is the dashboard?
2

Create a basic Analytics Dashboard

  • Projects: Containers of the dashboard
  • Add data to a project
  • Select a template
  • Dashboard Edit mode
  • Dashboard data Usage types
3

Customize and modify a dashboard

  • Access a previously created project and dashboard
  • Add additional columns to an existing chart
  • Modify the visualization type and its properties
  • Add multiple charts to an existing dashboard
  • Add custom calculations to dashboards
  • Explore dashboard filtering methods
4

Dashboards in the Cognos Analytics Add-on

  • Add-on overview
  • Navigate Cognos Analytics dashboarding
  • Edit mode versus View mode
  • Work with an existing dashboard
  • Edit a dashboard
5

Create basic dashboards using the Add-on

  • Create a new dashboard
  • Select a Dashboard Type and Layout
  • Add Data Sources and Visualizations
  • Save and view a Dashboard
6

Advanced dashboarding using the Add-on

  • Create a tabbed dashboard
  • Add data items and visualizations
  • Add objects using the Assistant
  • Add an active visualization
  • Customize and filter dashboard objects
  • Share the dashboard
7

Create a Story

  • Identify a story
  • Assemble a story
  • Change the timeline of a scene
  • Add animation
  • Highlight data
  • Looping your Story
8

Create an exploration

  • Identify an exploration
  • Start exploring from a dashboard or a story
  • Start exploring from the New menu
  • Explore from a data asset
  • Explore relationships in your data
  • Suggested starting points
9

Introduction to Reporting

  • Identify the basics of IBM Cognos Analytics Reporting
  • Create a new report
  • Navigate the report
10

Create List reports

  • Identify list reports
  • Group data in a list
  • Sort data
  • Format list columns
  • Include list headers and footers
  • Aggregate data
11

Create Crosstab reports

  • Create a crosstab
  • Add measures to a crosstab
  • Data sources for crosstabs
  • Crosstab peers
12

Present data graphically

  • Create chart reports
  • Work with gauge charts and pie charts
  • Customize charts
  • Display visualizations in reports

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