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Data Acquisition & Storytelling in Cognos Analytics

January 26, 2017

Cognos Analytics (v11), End User Self Service, Report Authoring

How-To Demos: Data Modules, Data Sets & Data Servers

Learn self-service reporting features in Cognos Analytics: data modules, data sets and data servers. In this demo-packed session, we review the differences – and benefits – of each feature and provide how-to guidance for data acquisition and storytelling with these powerful visualization features.

This wall-to-wall Cognos Analytics demo bonanza teaches you how to:

  • Upload your personal data
  • Connect to centralized data assets like SQL Server
  • Link data sources using lightweight modeling tools
  • Use existing packages to tell stories using dashboards and intuitive visualizations

This 45-minute session is 100% demos: no PowerPoint.

TECHNOLOGIES COVERED

Cognos Analytics v11, Dashboarding, Data Modules, Data Sets, Data Servers

RECOMMENDED AUDIENCES

BI Report Consumers, BI Power Users (Developers, Support Staff), BI Managers, IT Managers, Financial Analysts, Marketing Analysts, Marketing Managers / Directors, Business Analysts

PRESENTER

Albert Valdez
Vice-President of Learning Solutions
Senturus, Inc.

Albert has spent the last 15 years as a technical trainer focused on business analytics and performance management. Before joining Senturus, he was a Senior Education Specialist at Cognos. He is an IBM Cognos Certified Trainer and has his lifetime CTT and certification from CompTIA. Albert has served as a Senior Consultant, Solutions Architect and Director of Education for Senturus.

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