This one day course is intended for experienced Cognos users who have utilized and worked with the reporting techniques in previous versions.  In this course you will learn how to accomplish tasks you have previously mastered, but in the new Cognos Analytics UI; and be exposed to the new dash boarding, data preparation and storytelling capabilities.

Course Goals

Navigate and use the Cognos Analytics web interface.
Share content across the enterprise.
Construct several common report types.
Filter data content.
Apply security to created elements.
Upload and make relationships between personal data files.
Create highly interactive dashboards and stories.

Each topic will be highlighted with in-depth workshops, question and answer sessions and tips and techniques drawn from years of cross industry experience.


A good comprehension of Microsoft Windows and the Office suite is mandatory.

Course Overview

Introducing the Cognos Analytics User Interface
Navigating the User Interface
End User Modeling
– Data Modules
– Data Sources used
– Data Sets
Dashboard Creation
– Data sources for Dashboards
– Design Stories