Cognos Impromptu (Beginner / Intermediate)

Class Length 2 1/2 days
Pre-requisites None
Description Learn how to create reports in the workhorse tool of the Cognos Series 7 BI Suite.  This a very flexible and powerful report writing tool and yet can be as easy as simply dragging and dropping
Techniques Similar to the Report Studio class, this class is divided into two parts.  Part 1:  report structure driven by data, which includes Sorting, Grouping, Aggregation, Association, Calculations and Formulas, Filters and Prompting.  Part 2:  Impromptu as an object oriented report writing tool (a blank artist’s sketch canvas) with the concepts of nesting being introduced via objects.  Other report types (crosstabs, charts, maps) are explored.  Layout options, Drill Through, Formatting and Conditional formatting are also addressed.
  • Databases, SQL, Joins
  • Data sources
  • Catalogs
  • List Reports – Wizard / Manual
  • Sorting
  • Grouping
  • Aggregation and Association
  • Calculations and Formulas
  • Filters
  • Prompts
  • Other templates: Crosstabs, Charts, etc.
  • Frames / Objects
  • Nesting Objects
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Drill Through
  • Subreports

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