MAPSYS is now offering IBM Cognos training! The courses range from end user to developer level skills. The classes will be held conveniently on-site at your location or you are welcome to use our facility. The courses include a series of essential classes for the role of Data Modeler in Framework Manager, Business Author, and Professional Author just to name a few.
The class offerings include:
  • Designing Metadata Models with Framework Manager
    In the data modeling series, you will collect requirements to create your own data model. We will also review pitfalls in report design and how to avoid them. Additionally the class will cover calculations, filters, hierarchies for drill-downs, functions, and how to present your model to report developers and the business.
  • Professional Report Authoring in Report Studio
    The class encompasses an introduction to the web-based reporting tool as well as a deeper dive building List, Crosstab, Chart, Map, Financial, and Repeater Reports. We will also build a Financial Report in what is now Workspace Advanced, formerly Report Studio Express Authoring mode and Business Insight advanced. In addition, the course will cover creating a prompt page and using filters to focus your reports.
  • Cognos Business Intelligence Overview and Business Report Author Essentials
    In this series, we will assess the components that make up Cognos 10 Business Intelligence. After an overview of the tools, the class will build a Crosstab / Chart Report using Query Studio. The course will identify the Cognos tools suite at an overview and also enable end users to create ad-hoc reports on the fly.
  • Cognos Administration and Architecture Deep Dive
    In the administration and architecture class, we will review the steps for a successful Cognos deployment. The series reviews the planning, installation, configuration, and administration of Cognos BI. The class will also include what to do if your business has outgrown your current architecture and you need to expand your architecture. Advanced dispatcher settings and performance tuning will also be covered.
Please feel free to contact us about customizing your class offerings. We understand you may want to focus on specific areas and set your own schedule for class.