Cognos Dashboards, Explorations & Stories

Beginning 1 day


In this course you will learn to

  • Create dashboards using layout and type
  • Enhance dashboards with tabs and filters
  • Explore data with built-in AI
  • Build stories



Included in this course

  • Hands-on exercises
  • Course manual

Suggested attendees

Business analysts. No prior Cognos knowledge nor report authoring experience required, but experience as a report consumer is helpful.

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Course Outline

  • Dashboards
    • Customize dashboards
    • Create a simple dashboard
    • Drag data onto a dashboard
    • Format, filter and customize dashboard objects
    • Set the dashboard as the home page
    • Use layout and a template
    • Create dashboards from uploaded files
  • Enhance dashboards
    • Add a tab to a dashboard
    • Understand how filtering works within vs. between tabs
    • Create a drill-through on a dashboard
  • Explorations
    • Discover insights in data in the Exploration console
    • Use the visualization recommendations
    • Explore relationships in data
    • Experiment with data, correlated insights, driver analysis and predictive strength
    • Use the natural language AI assistant
    • Pin and reuse content
  • Stories
    • Understand and create a story
    • Create and animate an interactive slideshow