In this course, participants increase their IBM Cognos Analytics experience by building interactive reports using Active Report controls, which can be distributed to and consumed by users in a disconnected environment, including mobile devices.


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Learning Objectives

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Active Report Charts & 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


Report authors wanting to develop interactive report content, or content disconnected from IBM Cognos servers will benefit from this course.




Basic understanding of IBM Cognos Analytics - Reporting


Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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