IBM Author Advanced Reports

The Next Step: IBM Cognos Analytics- Author Reports Advanced

Do you have a good understanding of your business requirements? Did you learn IBM Cognos Analytics before, or did you attend the course offered by P2L called IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Fundamentals and want to learn more?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, then congratulations! You have arrived at the right place.

IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Reports Advanced (V11.1.x)

What is this course about?


This Advanced Report Writing course teaches experienced authors advanced methods for creating, customizing, managing, and distributing reports. By creating Active Reports, the student is also taught how to produce highly interactive and engaging reports which function online and offline.

What will I learn in this course?

Since this is the next step to the Author Reports foundational level course, all objectives covered will be more in-depth and detailed. The main topics will include the following:

Create query models 

Build reports based on query relationships 

Introduction to dimensional reporting concepts 

Basics of dimensional data in reports  

Dimensional report context 

Focus your dimensional data 

Enhance user interaction with HTML 

Calculations and dimensional functions 

 Create advanced dynamic reports 

 Design effective prompts 

 Examine the report specification 

 Distribute reports 

Introducing IBM Cognos Active Reports 

 Active Report charts and decks 


Similar courses


If you are interested in the IBM Author Active Reports Advanced course and want to learn more about it but don’t have the prerequisites lined up, we have got you covered. Check out this blog post on IBM Author Reports Fundamental course which explains what the course entails and how it can help you in the future before you begin.

Good Luck Authors!

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