This intermediate course is intended for Multi-role (consumers, business authors, professional authors, administrators, modelers, project managers).
IBM Cognos BI What's New: 8.4 to 10.2 (V10.2) is a two-day, instructor-led course that provides participants with knowledge of new features offered in IBM Cognos BI (V10.2), as compared to IBM Cognos BI (V8.4). Through lecture and hands-on experience, participants will discover the high-value benefits of this release, including a simplified, more engaging user experience, a richer self-service reporting and analysis environment, workflow and collaboration, improved integration between products, improved administration and improved performance.
Introduction to IBM Cognos Workspace Explore navigation and general functionality Create a new workspace from existing content Modify an existing workspace Work with Lists, Crosstabs and Charts Organize and focus on data Tabbed workspaces and global filters Ad-hoc collaboration and improved annotations Graduated capabilities Access Cognos Workspace Advanced to modify a report Add external information to the workspace Full-fidelity publishing from IBM Cognos Insight to IBM Cognos Workspace Integration with IBM Connections activities Introduction to IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced Self-service, flexible reporting with all data sources Interactive consumption Update and create new reports Organize data Add calculations, aggregation, content and charts Drill up and Drill down Context filters and page layers Modify layout Enhanced charting Use external data Copy and paste data into an external application Report Studio Enhancements Identify and work with new features in Report Studio, including: Container selector to simplify working with report objects Inherited styles in lists and crosstabs Custom labels in prompts Top/Bottom enhancements Dimensional Date/Time operations An easier way to access query macros using the expression editor Extending prompts using the Prompt API Global classes for accessible reports Active Reports Identify and work with the new disconnected reporting application, including: New report widgets and toolbox filter Variables Bursting Reusing existing reports The new Static Repeater Table Enhanced Event Management Collaborate on a multi-task scenario Automate the interaction of people around a process or a list of work, including notifications, approvals, escalations and status tracking Provide the interface to link people to processes and information events Introduction to Dynamic Cubes and IBM Cognos Cube Designer Dynamic Query Mode (DQM) Identify Dynamic Cubes Navigate and identify general functionality of IBM Cognos Cube Designer Improve query performance with the Aggregate Advisor Extended System Management Identify enhancements in: Monitoring Scheduling Credential management Identifying the relationship between packages and their data sources Model Design Accelerator What is Model Design Accelerator Create a star schema using Model Design Accelerator Generate a model and publish a package Other product and environment improvements Improvements in data lineage Improved search with field-level search capability Save as Microsoft Excel 2007 data 64-bit IBM Cognos gateway 64-bit Data Manager engine Multiple-tenant environments Archive content to the file system Enhanced support for language and currency: Support for extended Japanese and Chinese characters Bidirectional (BiDi) support Enhanced handling and formatting options for data Enhancements to Lifecycle Manager Access to ERP data sources DQM server logging on a report basis Predefined LDAP configurations Enhancements to/for: SAP BW data sources IBM Cognos Real Time Monitoring (RTM) IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office IBM Cognos Analysis for Microsoft Excel IBM Cognos Mobile Business Viewpoint Data Manager Upgrade process Support for multi-version coexistence Enhancements to supported environments
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