IBM Cognos Analytics - Author Reports Fundamentals (v11.0) (B6058G)

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Unit 1 - Introduction to the Reporting Application * Examine Author Reports and its interface * Explore different report types * Create a simple, sorted, and formatted report * Explore how data items are added queriesUnit 2 - Create List Reports * Format, group, and sort list reports * Describe options for aggregating data * Create a multi-fact query * Create a report with repeated dataUnit 3 - Focus Reports Using Filters * Create filters to narrow the focus of reports * Examine detail and summary filters * Determine when to apply filters on aggregated dataUnit 4 - Create Corsstab Reports * Format and sort crosstab reports * Convert a list to a crosstab * Create crosstabs using unrelated data itemsUnit 5 - Present Data Graphically * Create charts containing peer and nested columns * Present data using different chart type options * Add context to charts * Create and reuse custom chart palettes * Introduction to visualization * Present key data in a single dashboard report Unit 6 - Focus Reports Using Prompts * Identified various prompt types * Use parameters and prompts to focus data * Search for prompt types * Navigate between pagesUnit 7 - Extend Reports Using Calculations * Create expressions using functions * Add run-time information to the reports * Create expressions using functionsUnit 8 - Use Additional Report Building Techniques * Enhance report design with report objects * Reuse objects within the same report * Share layout components among separate reports * Discuss report templates * Choose options to handle reports with no available dataUnit 9 - Customize Conditional Formatting * Create multi-lingual reports * Highlight exceptional data * Show and hide data * Conditionally render objects in reports * Conditionally format one crosstab measure based on anotherUnit 10 - Drill-Through from One Report to Another * Let users navigate from a specific report to a target report * Pass parameter values to filter the data in drill-through targets * Navigate through multiple reportsUnit 11 - Drill Through Defininitions * Discuss parameter-driven drill through * Discuss dynamic drill through * Setup package-based drill through definitions * Step scope * Use the Drill-Through AssistantUnit 12 - Enhance Report Layout * Force page breaks in reports * Modify existing reports structures * Apply horizontal formatting * Specify print options for PDF reports * Format data and report objectsAppendix A - Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics (Shared module) * Describe IBM Cognos Analytics and Financial Performance Management (FPM) * Describe IBM Cognos Analytics components * Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level * Define IBM Cognos groups and roles * Explain how to extend IBM Cognos Analytics