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More than 1000 people across New Zealand’s most successful organisations chose training from CDP.

Whether it’s designing & developing dashboards, reports & visualisations or building planning, budgeting & forecasting scenarios, we can supply all your training needs. Our instructors are all highly-experienced implementation consultants; their answers to your questions come from real-world projects & problems. From an independent solution masterclass right through to a specialist focussed course such as for IBM Cognos & Planning Analytics. Our user and administrator training courses deliver a proven combination of demonstration and hands-on workshops that accelerate the learning process. Get the most out of your data with group or customised courses, delivered at our premises or yours.

IBM Cognos Analytics Courses (Version 11)

Getting Started with Cognos Analytics is a one day workshop designed to enable existing IBM Cognos Business Intelligence users to make use of the latest functionality in IBM Cognos Analytics (Version 11)

Topics Covered:

• Cognos Analytics overview

• Getting Started with Cognos Analytics

  • Dashboards & Stories
  • Data Modules
  • Reports
  • Cognos Analytics Portal
  • Administration

Intended Audience

Existing IBM Cognos Business Intelligence users

Prerequisites

A working knowledge of the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence toolset

Cost

$995pp

*Course will be run with a minimum of three attendees

Report Authoring in Cognos Analytics is a three day workshop designed to take report authors with no formal training through report building techniques with relational data in Cognos Analytics (V11)

Topics Covered:

• Cognos Analytics overview

• Getting Started with Cognos Analytics

  • Dashboards & Stories
  • Data Modules
  • Reports
  • Cognos Analytics Portal
  • Administration

• Report Studio: Relational Data

  • Create List Reports
  • Focus Reports using Filters and Prompts
  • Extend Reports Using Calculations
  • Customize Reports with Conditional Formatting
  • Drill-Through from One Report to Another
  • Enhance Report Layout
  • Manage Content in the portal

Intended Audience

Report authors with no formal training

Prerequisites

None

Cost

$2985pp

*Course will be run with a minimum of three attendees

IBM Planning Analytics Courses

IBM Planning Analytics Overview is a one day workshop designed to enable users with an understanding of navigating and working in Planning Analytics.

Topics Covered:

• Planning Analytics environment

  • What is Planning Analytics
  • Navigating
  • Interfaces

• Understanding Dimensions

• Working with Workspace

• Planning Analytics for Excel

Intended Audience

Employees who need to understand the basic concepts of IBM Planning Analytics, and who will be contributing to, or reporting from business models.

Prerequisites

None

Cost

$995pp

*Course will be run with a minimum of three attendees

IBM Cognos Version 10 courses

Cognos Planning Analyst Overview is a two-day workshop designed to provide users with an understanding of the key concepts of Analyst, along with basic modelling knowledge. Through a variety of theory and practical modelling examples, attendees gain confidence to explore existing models and learn skills required for performing simple tasks.

IBM Cognos TM1 Overview is a one-day course designed to show contributors how to navigate data in TM1, and use the various interfaces to navigate TM1, build views, and browse data.

Relational Reporting Bootcamp is a three-day workshop designed to take report authors with no formal training through report building techniques with relational data.

Dimensional Reporting Bootcamp is a two-day workshop designed for report authors with some relational report building experience who want to learn dimensional reporting techniques.

Cognos Workspace Advanced is a one and a half-day workshop designed for report authors with some report building experience who want to create adhoc reports in Cognos Workspace Advanced. This course covers adhoc reporting over both relational and OLAP data.

Framework Manager Bootcamp is a two-day workshop to give developers the skills to model star schema metadata for use in IBM Cognos 10 BI. Once the skills from this workshop are put into practise, users will be able to write reports and analyse data effortlessly.

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