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IBM Cognos Analytics on IBM Cloud Pak for Data (V2.1.x): Dashboarding and Reporting – eLearning – 6x137gwpl

Course #: 6x137gwpl

Duration: 7.2 Hours

This offering provides analysts with an introduction to create dashboards with Cloud Pak for Data, and create dashboards and reports using the Cognos Analytics add-on.

Objectives

  • 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

Audience

Analysts

Prerequisites

• IBM Cloud Pak for Data - Foundations (V2.1.x)

Topics

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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