IBM Cognos Transformer: Design OLAP Models (v10.2.2)

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

This course provides developers with knowledge of OLAP modeling concepts using IBM Cognos Transformer. Participants will learn how to design, build, and maintain PowerCubes for use in IBM Cognos BI so that end users can easily analyze data.

Audience

Developers who design OLAP models for use in IBM Cognos B

Prerequisites

  •  Understand the business need for ad hoc queries and analysis
  •  Experience gathering requirements and analyzing data
  •  IBM Cognos Report Studio: Author Professional Reports - Fundamentals (Recommended)

 Overview of IMB Cognos BI
 Transformer Fundamentals
 The Transformer Development Process
 Data Sources in Transformer
 Building a Model
 Considerations for Designing Successful PowerCubes
 The Time Dimension
 Relative Time
 Use Multiple Data Sources
 Uniqueness
 Working with Measures
 Allocated Measures
 Currency Conversion
 Alternate Hierarchies within a Dimension
 Advanced Dimensional Modeling
 Customize Cube Content
 Examine Security
 Appling Security
 Maintain Models and PowerCubes
 Considerations for Drill Through
 Optimize PowerCubes
 Partition PowerCubes
 Identify Common Data Structures