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VIDEO: Dashboarding Demo for Cognos Analytics

Welcome to our video that demonstrates the new dashboarding capabilities in Cognos Analytics.  In this video, we will walk you a use case story on how to upload a data file and build out a dashboard while gaining insights along the way. Related posts: An Overview of Cognos Analytics Data Prep and Modeling Please visit our IBM Cognos Analytics channel on YouTube.

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VIDEO: Data Preparation and Modeling

Welcome to our video that demonstrates data preparation and modeling in Cognos Analytics.  In this video, we will walk you through a use case story that details how to join multiple data sources using corporate and external data, refine data properties, and build navigation groups and custom groups. Related posts: An Overview of Cognos Analytics Data to Dashboard in Minutes (Coming Soon) Please visit our IBM Cognos Analytics channel on YouTube.

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VIDEO: An Overview of Cognos Analytics

Welcome to our video that showcases the capabilities of Cognos Analytics.  In this video, we will introduce you to the newly re-imagined Cognos Analytics, and illustrate the improved user interface for each feature function. Related posts: Data Preparation and Modeling Data to Dashboard in Minutes (Coming Soon) Please visit our IBM Cognos Analytics channel on YouTube.

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VIDEO: #Cognos Analytics Report Authoring Basics – Part 4: Visualizations

Report Authoring Basics This is a series of short videos aimed at Cognos Analytics Report Authoring beginners. Part 4 - How to create a Visualization Report This video describes some common aspects of creating a Visualization report: Sorting Formatting Color Palettes Labels Titles Legends

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#Cognos Analytics - How to import the reporting templates and themes (11.0.6+)

IBM Cognos Analytics includes several report templates and color themes that you can choose from when you create a new report. If you only see two templates when you create a new report (see image below), ask your administrator to import the deployment file into Cognos Administration. The templates and themes are stored in the Samples_For_Install.zip deployment file. Here is a video that explains how to find and import the deployment file:   Tip: You can select only the Templates folder during the import process if you don't want to include all of the samples. Create your own Templates & Themes You can also create your own report templates and themes, and make them available to other users. Save your templates with a unique name to the Templates folder under Team content, and the themes to the Style Reference Reports folder under the Templates folder. Best Practice: When saving, do not use the same name as an existing Cognos template or theme because it may be over-written when your product is upgraded to a higher version. Any report or theme that is saved in the Templates folder appears in the list of templates or themes when you create a new report. Icons By default, templates or themes that you create are identified by a blank icon in the list of available templates and themes. You can associate your own icon to a template or theme. Save the icon as an SVG with the same name as the template or theme, replacing any blank spaces in the name with the underscore (_) character. For example, if you create a template that is named My template, save the icon as My_template.svg. Then, ask your administrator to add the icon to the folder <install_location>\webcontent\bi\pat\images\templateReports for templates or <install_location>\webcontent\bi\pat\images\themeReports for themes. Related posts: IBM Knowledge Center: Templates and themes Video: How to import the samples deployment (11.0.6+) IBM Knowledge Center: Four categories of Cognos samples Library of How-To Videos for IBM Cognos Analytics Samples Landing Page Please visit our IBM Business Analytics Support channel on YouTube.

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Video: How to create your first active report in #Cognos Analytics part 2 (11.0.6+)

This video is intended for beginners, to help them get started with authoring active reports. It shows how to expand and enhance the Get Started sample active report “5. My first active report”. Part 1 of this video can be found here. Related posts: Video: How to create your first active report part 1 (11.0.6+) IBM Knowledge Center: Four categories of Cognos samples Library of How-To Videos for IBM Cognos Analytics Samples Landing Page Please visit our IBM Cognos Analytics channel on YouTube.

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Video: How to create your first active report part 1 (11.0.6+)

This video is intended for beginners, to help them get started with authoring active reports. Part 2 of this video can be found here. Related posts: Video: How to create your first active report part 2 (11.0.6+) IBM Knowledge Center: Four categories of Cognos samples Library of How-To Videos for IBM Cognos Analytics Samples Landing Page Please visit our IBM Cognos Analytics channel on YouTube.

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Video: How to create your first dashboard part 2 (11.0.6+)

This video is intended for beginners, to help them get started with authoring dashboards. It shows how to expand and enhance the Get Started sample dashboard “3. My first dashboard”. The URL to the image used in the video is https://public.dhe.ibm.com/software/data/sw-library/cognos/mobile/tips/Images/Boston311.png. Part 1 of this video can be found here. Related posts: Video: How to create your first dashboard part 1 (11.0.6+) IBM Knowledge Center: Four categories of Cognos samples Library of How-To Videos for IBM Cognos Analytics Samples Landing Page

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Video: How to create your first dashboard in #Cognos Analytics part 1 (11.0.6+)

This video is intended for beginners, to help them get started with authoring dashboards. Part 2 of this video can be found here. Related posts: Video: How to create your first dashboard part 2 (11.0.6+) IBM Knowledge Center: Four categories of Cognos samples Library of How-To Videos for IBM Cognos Analytics Samples Landing Page Please visit our IBM Cognos Analytics channel on YouTube.

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Video: How to create your first report part 2 (11.0.6+)

This video is intended for beginners, to help them get started with authoring reports. It shows how to expand and enhance the Get Started sample report “1. My first report”. Part 1 of this video can be found here. Related posts: Video: How to create your first report part 1 (11.0.6+) IBM Knowledge Center: Four categories of Cognos samples Library of How-To Videos for IBM Cognos Analytics Samples Landing Page Please visit our IBM Cognos Analytics channel on YouTube.