Essentials for IBM Cognos BI: Supplement for Metadata Modelers (v10.2) Global Knowledge Egypt

Essentials for IBM Cognos BI: Supplement for Metadata Modelers (V10.2) is an advanced, 2 day, classroom course that provides participants with introductory to advanced knowledge of metadata modeling concepts, and how to model metadata for predictable reporting and analysis results using Framework Manager. Participants will learn the full scope of the metadata modeling process, from initial project creation, to publishing of metadata to the Web, enabling end users to easily author reports and analyze data.

Target Audience:

This advance course is intended for Developers who design metadata models for use in IBM Cognos.



  • Essentials for IBM Cognos BI (V10.2) (B5270GB)
  • Knowledge of common industry standard data structures and design
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience gathering requirements and analyzing data


  • Work with Different Query Subject Types
  • Identify key differences and recommendations for using data source, model, and stored procedure query subjects
  • Identify the effects on generated SQL when modifying query subjects. SQL settings and relationships
  • Restrict access to packages
  • Create and apply security filters
  • Restrict access to objects in the model
  • Publish an OLAP model
  • Publish a model with multiple OLAP data sources
  • Publish a model with an OLAP data source and a relational data source
  • Stitch query SQL
  • Conformed and non-conformed dimensions in generated SQL
  • Multi-fact/multi-grain stitch query SQL
  • Variances in Report Studio generated SQL
  • Dimensionally modeled relational SQL generation
  • Cross join SQL
  • Various results sets for multi-fact queries
  • Leverage session, model, and custom parameters
  • Create prompt macros
  • Leverage macro functions associated with security
  • Remap metadata to another source
  • Import and link a second data source
  • Run scripts to automate or update a model
  • Create a model report
  • Use Dynamic Query Mode in Framework Manager
  • Branch a project and merge results
  • Control model versioning
  • Nest packages
  • Set the order of operations in a model calculation
  • Externalize query subjects
  • Prepare IBM Cognos 10 content for use as a data source in Transformer
  • Create query sets
  • Use external source control through Windows Explorer
  • Set Secunty in Framework Manager
  • Examine the IBM Cognos Bl secunty environment

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