IBM Cognos Analytics: Author Active Reports (v11.0)
This course explains Active Report content and functionality within IBM Cognos Analytics Reporting to participants who have a basic knowledge of IBM Cognos Reporting.


Author Active Reports by IBM Cognos

⏳ Time duration: 1 day
🌐 Location: Virtual
󠀁🗣 Language: English
✅ Partner: IBM


What will you accomplish?

In this course you will learn:

  • Create complex or simple dashboards
  • Designing interactive offline reports
  • Schedule reports to users in small batches for high efficiency

For more information, please check this page on IBM's website, as well as this P2L blog on IBM Author Active Reports.

Who is this course for?

Individuals with fundamental knowledge of IBM Cognos Analytics-Reporting.

Course Outline


1. Introduction to IBM Cognos Active Reports

- Examine IBM Cognos Active Reports
- Convert an existing report into an Active Report
- Add interactions in Active Reports using Active Report connections
- Create a basic Active Report
- Examine interactive behavior of Active Report controls
- Save a report in the IBM Cognos Analytics portal
- Save an Active Report to an MHT file
- Save an Active Report as a report template
- Use an Active Report as a prompt page
- Understand Active Report security

2. Use Active Report Connections

- Examine Active Report connections
- Filter and select in controls using Active Report connections
- Examine variables
- Use a single variable to control multiple controls
- Use multiple variables to show different data in different controls
- Use Active Report controls to support mobile device usage

3. Active Report Charts and Decks

- Add charts to active reports
- Understand and optimize chart behavior
- Examine decks and data decks
- Optimize use of decks
- Review Master-Detail relationships
- Examine RAVE visualizations





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