Analyze powerful visualizations of your data in
IBM® Cognos Analytics and discover patterns and
relationships that impact your business. Then, communicate the insights that you discovered in a
dashboard and share it with others.
Cognos Analytics dashboards: a tutorial
IBM Cognos Analytics integrates reporting, modeling, analysis, exploration, dashboards, stories, and event management so you can understand your organization's data, and make effective business decisions.
Creating a dashboard
A dashboard helps you to monitor events or activities at a glance by providing key insights and analysis about your data on one or more pages or screens.
Exploring your data
You can explore the data that is shown in a visualization by using the interactive title, drilling up or down columns, and viewing the details of a data point.
You can change the visualization type or change the columns that are used in the visualization.
Adding a schematic to a dashboard
You can add schematics to your IBM Cognos Analytics report.
You can add widgets such as text, media, web pages, images, and shapes.
Focus on one area of your data or to see the impact of one column. For example, you can see the impact of the duration of courses on the cost of courses by department and organization.
You can sort data in ascending or descending order. You can sort the data in either the x-axis or y-axis, depending on what type of data is in an axis. You can also create a custom sort order.
You can customize a dashboard, story, or visualization by changing its visual properties.
You can adjust the appearance of data in an asset, such as how it is aggregated or what the column headings are. If you want these changes to affect all assets, you must make them in the data asset itself.
Use forecasting in IBM Cognos Analytics to discover and model trend, seasonality, and time dependence in data.
Principles of advanced data analytics
IBM Cognos Analytics is a business intelligence tool for managing and analyzing data. It includes self-service features for users to prepare, explore, and share data. Cognos Analytics includes predictive, descriptive, and exploratory techniques, also known as numeric intelligence. Cognos Analytics uses many statistical tests to analyze your data.
IBM Cognos Analytics uses many statistical tests to analyze your data. It is important to understand the definitions of these tests as they apply to Cognos Analytics.
Many statistical terms appear in IBM Cognos Analytics. It is important to understand the definitions of these terms as they apply to Cognos Analytics.