IBM Cognos Insight offers the power and flexibility of an enterprise-business intelligence tool with the ease of use and accessibility of a personal analytics application. Cognos Insight empowers users to proactively create and share analytics that answer important business questions.

Course Outline

This 1-day course is suited for both business users looking to create rich reports and dashboards to analyze business requests, and developers that need to understand how the tool works.

During the Cognos Insight course, students will review the entire Cognos Insight studio, beginning with the importing of data and the creation of simple reports, through to more complex topics, such modeling data, developing complex workspaces, and publishing and distributing workspaces.

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.
An understanding of the standard IBM Cognos 10 BI portal (Cognos Connection) is beneficial.

High-level Curriculum

  • Introduction to IBM Cognos Insight
  • Import the Data
  • Manipulate the Data
  • Develop a Workspace
  • Model the Data
  • Share and Publish Cognos Insight Files