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  • technology so you can teach

    Introduction to Cognos Connection

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    David Campen

    Software Support,

    Student Services

    651-999-6312

    David.Campen@ties.k12.mn.us

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    2006

    Introduction to Cognos Connection

    Table of Contents 2

    Cognos Connection Objectives 4

    What is Cognos Connection? 5

    What is ReportNet? 8

    PC requirements 9

    Organizing Cognos Connection Content

    Folders 12

    Shortcuts 13

    Specifying Properties 15

    Delete Entries 16

    Searching Entries 17

    Personalizing 18

    Demo 1 Explore Cognos Connection 19

    Open Cognos Connection 20

    Create a folder to hold reports 21

    Create a shortcut 22

    Running Reports

    Running reports 24

    Report options 25

    Report actions 26

    Viewing reports 27

    Run History 29

    Demo 2 Report View/Outputs 31

    Run report in Report Viewer to PDF 32 Run report in Report Viewer to Excel 33

    Create a report view in My Folders 34

    Create multiple outputs of a report 35

    View output options 36

    Managing reports

    Managing Reports Objectives 40

    Saving Reports 43

    Print reports 45

    Scheduling Reports

    Demo 3 Schedule a Report 47

    Single reports 48

    Demo 4 Schedule Multiple Reports 49

    Multiple reports (job) 50

    View and Manage 51

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    Course Objectives

    In this course, we will:

    use Cognos Connection to access ReportNet tools

    manage reports in Cognos Connection

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    Objectives

    In this module, we will:

    examine Cognos Connection

    organize content in Cognos Connection

    personalize Cognos Connection

    explore reports in Cognos Connection

    create a report view

    view report outputs

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    What is Cognos Connection?

    Cognos Connection is a Web application used

    to:

    create and run reports

    perform administrative tasks, such as scheduling

    reports

    organize data by creating entries and storing the

    entries in folders

    ReportCenter =Cognos Connection

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    TSIS

    HR/Pay

    Finance

    Tra

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    Layered Star Schema ERD View

    Education Data Warehouse (EPMS)Best Practice

    125+125+ PrePre--Built ReportsBuilt Reports

    Cognos and the Data Warehouse

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    TSIS

    HR/Pay

    Finance

    (TFS)

    125+125+ PrePre--Built ReportsBuilt Reports

    Cognos and Operational Data

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    What is ReportNet?

    ReportNet is the Web-based business intelligence

    reporting solution from Cognos.

    Cognos Connection

    Query Studio Report Studio Report Viewer

    Data Warehouse

    (EPMS Data)

    Web Interfaces

    for Report

    Creation &

    Management

    Operational

    Data (TFS Data)Operational Data

    (HR/Pay Data)

    Operational Data

    (TSIS Data)

    Future additional

    data warehouse

    PowerPlay Web

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    Cognos System requirements

    Internet access

    For full functionality,

    PC - Internet Explorer (6.0 +) or Netscape 8.0 is recommended.

    Mac Firefox is recommended for full functionality.

    If you use a popup blocker, you need to allow popup for Cognos Connection

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