IBM Cognos BI is a web-based report development tool designed to create anything from simple list reports to complex multi-page dashboards across multiple databases. Framework Manager is a part of the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence suite that allows users to model data to facilitate report development and delivery. Framework Manager acts as the middleware between the database and report-writing tools such as Workspace Advanced and Report Studio. So if you are a business intelligence professional looking to get an insight of the IBM Cognos Business intelligence suite, then go for this Learning Path. The highlights of this Learning Path are:
• Become comfortable navigating around the Cognos BI application
• Understand the different applications in Cognos and when to use Query Studio or Report Studio
• Master complex reports that can be used by multiple users for multiple requirements
Let’s take a look at your learning journey. To start off with, you will learn best practices for navigating Report Studio, the types of reports available, adding data, creating fixed filters, creating prompts and formatting. You will then learn advanced topics such as prompt pages, variables, joints/unions, dashboards, drill-through reports, and active reports. You will also learn to secure your reporting environment through Cognos Administration thus securing your reports/directories/data, and the use of macros. Next, you will understand how to efficiently analyze your data and create visually appealing reports and dashboards with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence. You will learn how to navigate and master the components of a model or package. You will then learn to design, build, deploy, and test your models. Finally, you will apply security to the model you have built. By the end of this Learning Path, you will be able to create stunning reports and dashboards to get actionable insights using IBM Cognos Business Intelligence.