Cognos BI 10 Course

Cognos BI 10 Admin & Development

Cognos BI 10 ( Admin & Development ) Online Training

This document is intended for use with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence. IBM Cognos BI is a Web product with integrated reporting, analysis, scorecarding, and event management features.

What you will learn

This guide contains instructions for installing, upgrading, configuring, and testing IBM Cognos BI, changing application servers, and setting up samples. This documentation describes the current functionality of the product. References to items that are not currently available may be included. No implication of any future availability should be inferred. Any such references are not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code, or functionality. The development, release, and timing of features or functionality remain at the sole discretion of IBM.

  • Overview of IBM Cognos BI

Cognos BI 10 ( Admin & Development ) Online Training Course Content

 

  • Overview of IBM Cognos BI
  • Discuss IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) and Financial Performance Management (FPM)
  • Describe IBM Cognos BI components
  • Describe IBM Cognos architecture at a high level
  • Define IBM Cognos groups and roles
  • Explain how to extend IBM Cognos BI
  • Introduction to IBM Cognos BI Administration
  • Describe the role of the Administrator in relation to the IBM Cognos BI administration workflow process.
  • Describe the role of IBM Cognos Administration and IBM Cognos Configuration user interface components
  • Identify IBM Cognos BI Architecture
  • Identify features of the IBM Cognos BI architecture
  • Examine Cognos BI servlets and services
  • Identify an example of Cognos BI request processing
  • Performance planning and installation options and configurations
  • Examine the Cognos Application Firewall
  • Perform a distributed installation and configuration of IBM Cognos BI
  • Secure the IBM Cognos BI Environment
  • Identify the IBM Cognos BI security model
  • Define authentication and authorization in IBM Cognos BI
  • Identify security policies
  • Secure administrative capabilities (access to functionality)
  • Specify security settings after installation.
  • Implement security in IBM Cognos Framework Manager and IBM Cognos Transformer

 

  • Administer the IBM Cognos BI Server Environment
  • Overview of administrative tasks that can be performed in IBM Cognos Administration
  • Monitor system metrics
  • Manage dispatchers and services
  • Tune server performance
  • Audit IBM Cognos BI
  • Identify issues while troubleshooting the server environment
  • Formulate the IBM Cognos BI backup strategy
  • Manage Run Activities
  • Manage current, past, and upcoming run activities
  • Manage schedules
  • Manage Content in IBM Cognos Administration
  • Add and manage a data source
  • Distribute data and create a distribution list and contacts
  • Deploy IBM Cognos BI content
  • Maintain the IBM Cognos BI content store
  • Customize the appearance of IBM Cognos BI
  • IBM Cognos BI for Consumers
  • Identify where Consumers access IBM Cognos BI content
  • Use published reports
  • Drill through to related data
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